The Trump Cabinet's Far-Right Bible Study Group Tried to Move Into the West Wing

Earlier this year, a weekly Bible study session led by a far-right evangelical pastor and sponsored by nearly a dozen members of the president’s Cabinet tried to move its meetings to the White House, according to emails obtained by Gizmodo Media. Vice President Mike Pence was supposed to host the January 10 session in…

Here Are Some Facts and Questions About That Nazi the New York Times Failed to Note

The New York Times published a profile over the weekend of an Ohio man named Tony Hovater, a co-founder of the white supremacist Traditionalist Worker Party. The piece, by reporter Richard Fausset, was meant to say something profound about the banality of evil—This man shops for groceries! He has a Twin Peaks tattoo!

This Is What It Looks Like When the President Asks People to Snitch on Their Neighbors

In April, the Trump Administration launched what it called the Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement (VOICE) hotline, with a stated mission to “provide proactive, timely, adequate, and professional services to victims of crimes committed by removable aliens.” But internal logs of calls to VOICE obtained by Splinter…

Navy Officials Knew Drowning Pool Was Used to Torture Detainees When They Invited the Band to Guantánamo

When the U.S. Navy invited the alt-metal band Drowning Pool to perform at a Guantánamo Bay Fourth of July celebration earlier this summer, the booking sparked an uproar: The band’s abrasive song “Bodies”—along with the music of other artists—had been played at extremely high volume to torture former Guantánamo…

Koch Brothers' Former Right-Hand Man's New Gig: Helping Reactionaries Dismantle the Constitution

Congratulations are in order for Jim DeMint: Saying that his move signals a “new mission” for the Tea Party, the former senator has gone from presiding over one of the most well-funded institutions in the dark-money ecosystem to advising one of the most radical. DeMint, the Republican who retired from the Senate in…

El gabinete de Donald Trump cursa estudios bíblicos con un sacerdote de extrema derecha 

La mañana del 5 de abril, El Secretario de Energía estadounidense, Rick Perry, se dirigió al Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos, según una copia de su agenda que Fusion obtuvo. Ahí Perry participó en una sesión de “estudios sobre la Biblia para los miembros del gabinete”. La agenda de ese día no dice quien más…

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