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How dangerous talk of a “second civil war” is different today? Is a “second civil war” possible? On the latest “Reality Check with John Avlon,” historian Professor Edna Greene Medford and CNN’s Elle Reeve talk about the American history of … Continue reading
America is a nation of immigrants that continues to wrestle with a hatred of immigrants. The latest “Reality Check with John Avlon” examines the history of anti-immigrant panic in the US. Undocumented Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas joins to … Continue reading
Astonishing new evidence of a desperate President Donald Trump caught on tape trying to steal the election exposes the depth of his corruption and makes his Republican Capitol Hill allies complicit in his bid to thwart the will of voters. … Continue reading
Devin Nunes is suing a cow on Twitter — and now the attempt to silence critics with absurd lawsuits has extended to one of his former staffers working in the White House. If that seems ridiculous, that’s because it is. … Continue reading
Stephen Miller: From White Supremacist Websites to White House. President Trump’s chief speechwriter and immigration adviser pushed stories from white nationalist websites. This is not a little nuts.
Poll: Americans Divided on Impeaching & Removing Trump. “This was a vote about the transparency they’ve been asking for,” says Democratic Rep. Jayapal about the GOP criticism of the House impeachment resolution. “We thought they would… be with us when … Continue reading
A lively panel discussion on CNN’s New Day featuring host of Firing Line with Margaret Hoover (and my bride) Margaret Hoover and Democratic strategist Aisha Moodie-Mills on ousted Rep. Katie Hill (D). Was Hill’s resignation evidence of sexist double standards … Continue reading
President Trump’s latest reelection campaign ad says, “He’s no Mr. Nice Guy. But sometimes it takes a Donald Trump to change Washington.” Michael Smerconish to New Day: “I think that he’s going to replace the Rolling Stones with Alice Cooper’s … Continue reading
Nationwide, 48% of Americans support Impeach/Removal of Trump, according to a new poll. But in the six key swing states that Trump won in the 2016 election, the numbers tell a different story.
America is self-segregating into separate political realities and partisan media is largely to blame. Our media helped create our #FracturedUSA with 78% of Americans now unable to trust each other on basic facts, according to a Pew survey.
Our Fractured USA is deeply divided, but it wasn’t always this way. President Eisenhower might have said it best: “the middle of the road is all of the usable surface. The extremes, right and left, are in the gutters.”
This week, I’m launching a series on the problem of polarization with CNN Opinion. E Pluribus Unum, out of many, one, is literally the opposite of ‘Us Against Them,’ the demagogue’s eternal calling card. Watch now.
30 Years Later: Have We Forgotten Lessons of the Berlin Wall? “Truth and love must prevail over lies and hatred.” – former Czech president Václav Havel.
Right-wing media pushed two discredited Ukraine narratives that President Trump just can’t quit. Congratulations, everybody. This is the first time a president’s belief in a conspiracy theory led to an impeachment inquiry.
President Trump’s impeachment strategy can be summed up in one word: denial. It’s a hell of a drug. It lets you ignore inconvenient facts… and instead just live in a self-serving fantasy land. My latest Reality Check for CNN’s New … Continue reading
The newly-released, highly-redacted interview notes from the Mueller investigation, obtained as a result of a FOIA request by CNN and BuzzFeed show that Trump was obsessed with obtaining Hillary’s emails and who planted the idea of Ukraine meddling in his … Continue reading
President Trump and his allies are questioning the loyalty of military heroes and life-long public servants who have testified in the impeachment inquiry.
In the history of American presidents announcing the deaths of enemies, President Trump’s speech about al-Baghdadi sticks out. We know that size matters a lot to this President, but we didn’t know it extended to the killing of terrorists.