September 21, 2018

What Brett Kavanaugh’s Supporters Are Saying About the Sexual Assault Charge

Below is what Brett Kavanaugh’s supporters are saying right now about the allegation by Christine Blasey Ford that he sexually assaulted her when he was in high school. None of it looks good for Kavanaugh. — Ed Whelan, president of the Ethics and Public Policy Center and a close friend of Kavanaugh, after deleting a
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September 19, 2018

Trump, Inevitably, Adds Kavanaugh to List of Those Treated Very Unfairly

It was only a matter of time before President Trump declared that Brett Kavanaugh has been Treated Very Unfairly. In remarks to reporters before a trip to hurricane-ravaged North Carolina today, Trump, according to the White House transcript, commented on senators weighing the Kavanaugh nomination: That’s because, in Trump’s mind, every conservative who has ever
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September 13, 2018

Betsy DeVos Had A Plan to Prop Up For-Profit College Cronies. It’s Unraveling.

After a decade of revelations about for-profit colleges blatantly ripping off taxpayers and ruining students’ lives, it was remarkable that Trump Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos set out to dismantle all the Obama administration reforms aimed at holding such predatory schools accountable. Remarkable, but not surprising, given that Donald Trump formerly ran predatory, unlicensed Trump
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September 10, 2018

Trump Terrible 10: Florence vs. Kavanaugh vs. Anonymous Edition

While Trump has dropped all his other hard work to hunt for the TREASON?ous, hard-to-pronounce Anonymous, Republic Report has traveled to Charleston, South Carolina, so we can help put up hurricane shutters and thank the Trump administration for everything it’s doing to accelerate climate change and violent weather. Should be great; right now it’s easy
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September 6, 2018

FTC Shuts Down For-Profit College Recruiters Posing As U.S. Military

The Federal Trade Commission today obtained an agreement from for-profit college lead generation operators to hand over the army.com, air-force.com, armyenlist.com, navyenlist.com, and other internet domains, which they used to trick people into believing their operations were associated with the U.S. military. Unfortunately, as is often the case, the FTC settled for a promise not
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September 4, 2018

Darn, Trump, Democracy is Coming to the USA

President Trump seems to have no idea what it means to live in a democratic country. In particular, in recent weeks he has ratcheted up his attacks on the rule of law, asserting that government “flipping” of witnesses in order to obtain evidence “almost ought to be illegal”; again demanding the end of the criminal
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September 4, 2018

“Liberal Democrat” Lawyers Backing Kavanaugh Don’t Tell You They Represent Big Corporations

Trump Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is set to be introduced at his confirmation hearing by two Republican heavyweights — Senator Rob Portman (OH) and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice — and also by a lawyer most people haven’t heard of, Lisa Blatt. Why Blatt? She published an article in Politico last month entitled, “I’m a
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August 30, 2018

Trump Terrible 10: Google Trump News Edition

Our heroes: Jeff Sessions, Jim Comey, Jeff Flake, Michael Cohen, Omarosa Manigault, George Will, Bill Kristol, Lanny Davis (ok maybe not), John Brennan…. WTF have you done to us, Don? Since 2017, Republic Report‘s “Trump Terrible 10” has ranked the week’s 10 most disgraceful people in Trump world. Republic Report, which focuses on how money corrupts democracy, has
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