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Mike Littwin's curated national news stories and analysis you should be reading

Wiretap: The national stories you should be reading

Round 2 of the debates begins tonight on CNN, with 10 debaters tonight and 10 tomorrow. The headliners tonight are progressives Elizabeth Warren and...
Mike Littwin's curated national news stories and analysis you should be reading

Wiretap: The national stories you should be reading

Donald Trump, who now apparently believes that tariffs are the answer to any problem, has stepped into it by threatening Mexico with tariffs if...

Wiretap: Could Trump really gut the Iran nuclear deal and still make one with...

As Donald Trump prepares for his surprise nuclear summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the world be watching to see whether Trump...

Wiretap: This just in from Trump White House, volatility edging toward ‘pure madness’

How bad are things in Trumpworld  these days? According to a deeply reported Washington Post piece, it might even be worse than you think....

Wiretap: The latest NRA position is that guns don’t kill, they fight off the...

As the gun-violence argument seems to taking hold, the NRA seems to be shifting its argument. If you watched the NRA’s Wayne LaPierre at...

Wiretap: Trump is talking gun control, but at this point it’s still just talk

In the aftermath of the Stoneman Douglas shooting, Donald Trump is starting to talk about gun control. He’s talking publicly about banning bump stocks...

Wiretap: First came the 37-page indictment and then Trump’s Category 5 tweet storm

It was, even by Trumpian standards, the tweet storm to end all tweet storms, a Category 5 Twitter tempest that began Saturday night at...

Wiretap: The one person not to believe in the Rob Porter story is, reportedly,...

According to a report from Axios, Donald Trump has been spotted telling a lie. This shouldn’t be surprising, except that what Trump is reportedly...

Wiretap: As if to show that anything can still happen, the Senate agrees on...

The Senate budget bill is a surprise on many fronts. It ignored Donald Trump’s threat to oppose it. It’s for two years. It raises...

Wiretap: The surest take on the Nunes Memo is that there are many more...

As some Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee seem to be backing away from the Nunes Memo — you know, the three-and-a-half page memo...