Talking Points Memo

  1. Unsealed Docs Show How Mueller Started Probing Cohen Hush Money Payments

    Newly unsealed documents offer an in-depth look at how Special Counsel Robert Mueller found himself investigating Michael Cohen’s role in...
  2. Ousted Official Presented With ‘Iowa Needs Tupac’ T-Shirt

    Ex-Iowa Department of Human Services official Jerry Foxhoven may or may not have been fired due to his unwavering devotion...
  3. Judge’s Skepticism Shows Impact Of Curveball Flynn Threw In Ex-Biz Partner’s Case

    A federal judge came close to throwing out the government’s entire foreign lobbying case against Michael Flynn’s ex-business partner Bijan...
  4. Fox News Serves Trump Warm Glass Of Milk On Racist Ilhan Omar Attacks

    U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Las Vegas Convention Center on September 20, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Trump is in town to support the re-election campaign for U.S. Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV) as well as Nevada Attorney General and Republican gubernatorial candidate Adam Laxalt and candidate for Nevada's 3rd House District Danny Tarkanian and 4th House District Cresent Hardy.

    If President Donald Trump happened to have indulged in some undefined “executive time” Thursday night by watching hours and hours...
  5. It’s Been A Pretty Bad Week For Rep. Steve King’s Campaign

    UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 28: Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, leaves a meeting of the House Republican Conference in the Capitol on November 28, 2018. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

    Rep. Steve King (R-IA) seems to finally be reaping what he sowed, as he lost a prominent endorsement Thursday to...