After threatening nuclear war again, Trump says it’s Steve Bannon who’s “lost his mind”

We’ve unfurled ourselves from the fetal position we’ve been in since Trump revived his threats of nuclear war on Twitter yesterday to bring you the news that the belligerent old kumquat has released an official statement in which he claims it’s actually Steve Bannon who’s lost his damn mind.

Donald Trump Jr. defends his daddy against that mean 'ol Jennifer Lawrence

Ever since Daddy humiliated him in front of all of his classmates, Donald Trump Jr. has sought to ooze his way back into his father’s good graces in whatever way possible. That includes inviting the Russian government to meddle in the presidential election, proving his manhood by pensively chopping down trees, and…

This Thanksgiving, Seth Meyers says we can at least be grateful the Trump-Russia conspirators are so stupid

On Wednesday’s Late Night, host Seth Meyers used his “A Closer Look” segment to express some thanks for the likes of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Trump advisor and son-in-law Jared Kushner, and Trump son Donald Jr. For noted Trump administration critic and comic assassin Meyers, that might sound overly generous,…

WikiLeaks set off an attack on Mother Jones’ Trump-Russia site after warning Trump Jr. about it

On Monday, The Atlantic released some correspondence between WikiLeaks and Donald Trump Jr. that showed how the organization tipped off the elder Trump son about PutinTrump.org, a special coverage site from Mother Jones that documents the ties between the current president and Russia. The Atlantic’s investigation also…

Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump Jr. were almost charged with fraud over shady condo deal

Lately it seems that not a week goes by without some revelation about the Trump family’s shadiness, whether it’s meeting with Russian officials about getting dirt on a political opponent or using private email accounts to correspond with White House staff. A new joint report from ProPublica, WNYC, and The New Yorker …

Donald Trump Jr. defends his daddy's alpha-man status from big ol' bully Jon Hamm

Sensing someone, somewhere, saying something mean about his daddy, Donald Trump Jr. leapt into the online fray this week, defending his sweet papa from accusations of being insufficiently “alpha”. Trump’s Daddy Sense was activated by a recent New York Times interview with actor Jon Hamm, who described a brief…

Seth Meyers stays focused on how the Trump-Russia excuses keep getting fuzzier

Perhaps unable to hold back after a week off spent helplessly watching a potentially game-changing story play out, Late Night With Seth Meyers posted host Meyers’ nightly “A Closer Look” segment online in advance of Monday’s show. And while Meyers ran through nine days or so of various mockable Trump nonsense (his …

Watch Donald Trump Jr. still manage to whiff on some softballs from Hannity

Last night Donald Trump Jr., a person of such high quality that his own father recently referred to him as “a high-quality person,” went on Hannity. The ostensible purpose of this appearance was to defend himself in light of his remarkable self-owning yesterday, when he posted to Twitter four pages of emails that…

Stephen Colbert connects the dots to Donald Trump Jr.’s fate on The Late Show

On Monday’s Late Show, Stephen Colbert made a meal of presidential son and current Daddy’s least favorite Donald Trump Jr.’s bafflingly brazen treason-adjacent Russian collusion. (As reported by the New York Times, and then—again bafflingly—confirmed on Twitter by Trump Jr. himself.) Well, that was taped before even…

That music PR guy who set up the Trump-Russia meeting is actually just your drunk uncle

Rob Goldstone is one of the more interesting figures in the rapidly unfolding scandal of Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting with a Russian lawyer who promised dirt on Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. Goldstone is reportedly the man who set up the meeting between then-candidate Donald Trump’s son and the Kremlin-connected…

Trump Jr.’s emails prove he knew about Russian lawyer’s offer from the start

After offering multiple explanations for how his meeting with a Russian lawyer came about in the first place, Donald Trump Jr. is now opening up his inbox to show how non-conspiratorial his exchanges with a Russian pop star, a British music publicist, and a Kremlin-associated attorney were. He tweeted a statement…

Stephen Colbert returns from vacation to find Donald Trump Jr. has wrecked the joint

Late night political comedians like Stephen Colbert need vacations, even when viewers need them not to take vacations. After all, who is going to process the mounting daily affronts to democracy—not to mention decency—being inflicted on us by Donald Trump and his administration into queasily cathartic laughter when…