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The Coming Trump Dictatorship?

Looking for the clues about autocracy and kleptocracy.

Feds demand 1.3 million IP addresses of those who visited Trump protest site

DreamHost said the warrant is "a clear abuse of government authority."

Team Trump Sics Spy Hunters on Leakers

The FBI and DOJ are going after those who whisper too loudly to reporters. But they might not like how this hunt ends up.

Donald’s Pravda: Trump and his apologists spookily echo Putin

For autocrats, angry denial is the first phase of responding to accurate charges against them. "No! Never! A complete fabrication!"

Trump plots despotic move to bypass democracy and install new, loyalist attorney general

Trump is trying to figure out how to sneak in a new, even more loyal attorney general without Senate approval, which could spark a constitutional crisis.

Yale historian warns Trump’s rise perfectly mirrors frightening ascent of Fascism and Nazis in the 1930s

According to a Yale historian, the rapid ascent of Donald Trump and all that he stands for, has historical echoes that perfectly mirror the rise of the Fascists and the Nazi’s in 1930’s Europe.

Sarah Kendzior On The Impending Trump Autocracy: 'They're Very Brazen About It.'

"They're basically saying we know that you know what we did and there's nothing you can do."

Outgoing ethics chief accuses Reince Priebus of making ‘explicit threat’ to silence his complaints about Trump

Outgoing Director of the Office of Government Ethics Walter Shaub Jr. accused White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus of making a “fairly explicit threat” in an attempt to quell criticism of President Donald Trump’s refusal to divest from his businesses.

Bipartisan ridicule forces Trump to retreat from joint Russian cybersecurity plan

Donald Trump's absurd plan to cooperate with Russia on cybersecurity is already falling apart.

ACLU sues Trump over election integrity commission

The ACLU requests for the Pence-Kobach Commission to admit that it violated FACA regulations and for the commission to begin following the Executive Order’s decrees.

Analysis | The Trump White House’s dishonest spin on its voter fraud commission

Vice President Pence's office claims it's “fake news” that 44 states are refusing to provide data to the voter fraud commission.

White House Warns CNN That Critical Coverage Could Cost Time Warner Its Merger

The Trump administration is now openly threatening to use the Justice Department as a tool for punishing critical speech.

U.S. ethics chief who pressured Trump resigns

Shaub was appointed to a five-year term in 2013.

Kathy Griffin Reportedly Interviewed by Fed Agents For More Than Hour

Comedian and actress Kathy Griffin has reportedly been interviewed by the U.S. Secret Service for more than an hour. The investigation is connected to a recent

Opinion | The Hijacked American Presidency

A madman and his legislative minions are holding America hostage.

Analysis | Trump says states are ‘trying to hide’ things from his voter fraud commission. Here’s what they actually say.

A Saturday morning tweet from the president indicates the commission's work is a top priority for him.

24 states refusing to provide voter data to Trump election panel

The states are pushing back or outright refusing to comply.

Trump's Election Fraud Commission Asked States to Send Sensitive Voter Information Over Insecure Email

The White House on Wednesday requested that every state surrender a laundry list of voter data, including partial social security numbers, using an insecure email address unprotected by even basic encryption technology.

The Trump Administration Is Planning an Unprecedented Attack on Voting Rights

We are witnessing the beginning of a nationwide voter-suppression campaign, led by the White House and enabled by Congress and the Department of Justice.

Mississippi Sec. Of State Refuses To Turn Over Voter Data And Tells Trump To Go Jump In The Gulf

The Republican Secretary of State in Mississippi has refused to turn over the state's voter data and told the Trump administration to go jump in the Gulf of Mexico.

Perspective | Trump won, and Amy Siskind started a list of changes. Now it’s a sensation.

The former Wall Street executive tracks the subtle developments that can undermine democracy.

Opinion | If Trump tips into full-blown authoritarianism, will Republicans step up? Don’t count on it.

An interview with Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) about an alarming scenario.

Their Own Private Pyongyang

The GOP is a lot like an authoritarian regime within a republic.

RNC chair’s despotic demand: Russia must “be removed from the American people’s mind”

The leader of the Republican National Committee is calling for a complete shut down of all investigations.