Documents and former employees reveal troubling issues at charity that touts its close relationship with the Trump family.
Josh BillinsonThe New Yorker obtained internal documents from Turning Point USA that suggest the group "may have skirted campaign-finance laws that bar charitable organizations from participating in political activity."
Josh Billinson"Crystal Clanton, who served until last summer as the group’s national field director, sent a text message to another Turning Point employee saying, 'i hate black people. Like fuck them all . . . I hate blacks. End of story.'
A former senior aide to Rep. Blake Farenthold has approached the House Ethics Committee to share a damning account of working for the Texas Republican, with the intent of describing the congressman as verbally abusive and sexually demeaning -- and...
Josh Billinson“[Rep. Fahrenthold] acknowledged that he regularly referred to aides as ‘f**ktards,’ but that it was ‘in jest, not in anger.’”
"This is an obvious attempt to lend credibility to a baseless Republican talking point about following regular order."
Josh Billinson.@RonWyden: “The American people are witnessing a master class in how one political party, relying on secrecy, distortion, and brute force, can muscle an unpopular deficit-exploding corporate giveaway to passage.”
Franks denied all of the allegations through a spokesperson on Friday.
Josh BillinsonA former staffer also alleged that Franks tried to persuade a female aide that they were in love by having her read an article that described how a person knows they’re in love with someone, the sources said.
A former investigator alleged he was fired in part because he refused to focus his work on Hillary Clinton.
Josh BillinsonTrey Gowdy used "$150,000 in taxpayer dollars to settle with a former aide who alleged he was fired in part because he was not willing to focus his investigative work on Hillary Clinton."
Scaramucci is demanding a retraction — or else. Here’s what student Camilo A. Caballero wrote.
Josh BillinsonAnthony Scaramucci threatened to sue a Tufts student and the school newspaper for making "defamatory statements."
The Boston Globe rounded up the comments Scaramucci objected to and published them on their own site.
“I believe the individuals speaking out against Roy Moore spoke with courage and truth."
Josh BillinsonThe Senate has only ever expelled 15 members and last expelled one in 1862. 14 were expelled for supporting the Confederacy, and one for treason and orchestrating an anti-Spanish conspiracy