Report: Trump’s 2005 Taxes Revealed

Donald Trump earned more than $150 million in the year 2005—and paid just a small percentage of that in regular federal income taxes. Daily Beast contributor David Cay Johnston has obtained what appear to be the first two pages of Trump’s 2005 federal income-tax return, and published an analysis of […]

Paul Ryan trashes Trump in leaked audio: ‘I am not going to defend Donald Trump – not now, not in the future’

House Speaker Paul Ryan has been defending Donald Trump ever since his formal endorsement of him two days before the November 2016 presidential election. But in a conference call in early October, Ryan told fellow House Republicans he would not “defend Donald Trump — not now, not in the future,” according to […]

South Korean court throws president Park Geun-hye out of office, two dead in protest

South Korea’s Constitutional Court removed President Park Geun-hye from office on Friday over a graft scandal involving the country’s conglomerates, sparking protests from her supporters two of whom were killed in clashes with police. Park becomes South Korea’s first democratically elected leader to be forced from office, capping months of […]

Republicans unveil Obamacare replacement plan

Republicans’ long-awaited plan to replace former US President Barack Obama’s health law is facing opposition from members of their own party. House committees plan to begin voting on the legislation – which would repeal penalties for those who do not buy health insurance – on Wednesday. But congressional Republicans have […]