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Congressman Ro Khanna on DeSantis’ Fatal Flaw, AI Regulation and How the Media Should Cover Trump

While representing Silicon Valley’s 17th congressional district, Democratic congressman Ro Khanna has pulled off a unique political balancing act. He’s successfully positioned himself as a progressive capitalist, supported by billionaires in Big Tech while serving as a co-chair of Bernie Sanders’ last presidential campaign, which pilloried the billionaire class. But Khanna sees bringing disparate groups […]

Jason Sudeikis Says He Changed Ted Lasso’s Original “Belligerent” Personality Due to Donald Trump’s Behavior

Jason Sudeikis said his soccer coach character in Ted Lasso wasn’t initially intended to have an endlessly optimistic personality. During an interview with The Guardian, published online Sunday, the We’re the Millers actor explained that the original Ted Lasso, which he had created for a comedy skit years before the Apple TV+ series was created, […]

CNN’s Anderson Cooper Addresses Trump Town Hall Debacle: “You Have Every Right to Be Outraged”

With CNN facing a storm of criticism for its handling of a town hall event with Donald Trump, the network’s star anchor Anderson Cooper addressed the backlash on air Thursday night. The cable news network has been on damage control since Wednesday night’s calamitous town hall moderated by Kaitlan Collins, an event that saw the […]

CNN CEO: “America Was Served Very Well” by Trump Town Hall, Backlash “Absolutely Expected”

Former President Trump’s CNN town hall was the talk of most social platforms Wednesday night. Many viewers were aghast as he steamrolled over questions from moderator Kaitlan Collins, with Trump surrogates and campaign officials touting the town hall as a “big win” for the candidate as the crowd cheered and applauded Trump’s responses. CNN CEO […]

CNN Slammed for “Shameful” Trump Town Hall: “You Failed Journalism and Our Country”

CNN and CEO Chris Licht came in for ferocious criticism over the chaotic town hall the cable news network held with former president Donald Trump on Wednesday. Amid his 2024 presidential campaign, Trump sat down with CNN This Morning anchor Kaitlan Collins at the event held in New Hampshire. The 70-minute town hall was populated […]

CNN Town Hall Audience Members Laugh, Cheer as Trump Talks About E. Jean Carroll Sexual Abuse Verdict

Former President Donald Trump’s dismissive comments about being found liable of sexual abuse were met with applause and laughter from the live audience members during a CNN town hall in New Hampshire on Wednesday. Amid his 2024 presidential campaign, Trump sat down with CNN This Morning anchor Kaitlan Collins, who asked about a civil jury […]

Donald Trump Found Liable for Sexual Abuse, Ordered to Pay E. Jean Carroll $5M

A jury found Donald Trump liable Tuesday for sexually abusing advice columnist E. Jean Carroll in 1996, awarding her $5 million in a judgment that could haunt the former president as he campaigns to regain the White House. The verdict was announced in a federal courtroom in New York City on the first day of […]

Donald Trump to Return to CNN for Primetime Town Hall Event

Donald Trump will return to CNN next week, his first interview on the cable news channel in years after disparaging it during almost all of his presidency. Trump, who is seeking the Republican nomination for president in 2024, will participate in a primetime town hall on May 10, to be moderated by CNN This Morning […]

Rapper Pras Found Guilty in Campaign-Finance Scheme

A Fugees rapper accused in multimillion-dollar political conspiracies spanning two presidencies was convicted Wednesday after a trial that included testimony ranging from actor Leonardo DiCaprio to former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Prakazrel “Pras” Michel was accused of funneling money from a now-fugitive Malaysian financer through straw donors to Barack Obama’s 2012 reelection campaign, then […]

Who Owns Those Donald Trump Interviews?

Donald Trump may have stumbled onto a novel copyright issue. On Jan. 30, the ever-litigious Trump sued Bob Woodward and his publisher Simon & Schuster over the public release of audio recordings from their interviews for Woodward’s book, aptly titled The Trump Tapes. More than eight hours of excerpts from the interviews were published in […]

Donald Trump Quit SAG-AFTRA Two Years Ago — But Still Collects 6-Figure Pension

Just over two years ago, Donald Trump sent a letter to the leadership of SAG-AFTRA, which was weighing whether to expel him from their union in the wake of the Jan. 6 Capitol riots. After an exclamation-point-laden letter in which he touted his appearances in Zoolander and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, he submitted his […]

Jon Stewart, Jimmy Fallon and Stephen Colbert React to Absurdity of Trump Arraignment and Arrest

With the outlandish spectacle of Donald Trump’s arraignment and arrest dominating the news on Tuesday, late night TV went all in on trying to capture the historic, yet wholly bizarre, nature of the day’s events. On The Daily Show, guest host Roy Wood Jr.’s introduction to Tuesday night’s episode was unsurprisingly focused on the absurdity […]