iResist: a science fiction writer’s take on political news

iResist is a daily newslog (and Vlog) that aggregates all the political stories from the US, offering the most comprehensive and 'searchable' database of news stories covering the Donald Trump administration.

Neil Gorsuch Confirmed by Senate as Supreme Court Justice

Judge Neil M. Gorsuch was confirmed by the Senate on Friday to become the 113th justice of the Supreme Court, capping a political brawl that lasted for more than...

Twitter wins battle against the US government

The legal battle between Twitter and the U.S. government ended Friday as the Department of Homeland Security withdrew its demand that the tech company release information to identify an...

Senate panel approves Trump’s Air Force secretary pick

The Senate Armed Services Committee on Wednesday approved former New Mexico Rep. Heather Wilson (R) to serve as secretary of the Air Force. Senators voted 22-5 following an executive...

Trump claims without evidence Susan Rice may have committed a crime

President Donald Trump continues to make bogus claims. Trump said Wednesday that he believed former President Barack Obama’s national security adviser may have committed a crime, calling Susan Rice's...

Trump Pins Blame for Syrian Attack on Obama Administration

President Donald Trump probably doesn't know how to take responsibility and continues to blame everything on Obama. Trump said the suspected chemical attack in Syria "cannot be ignored by...

Republican Health Proposal Would Undermine Coverage for Pre-existing Conditions

Late Monday night, word emerged that the White House and the group of conservative lawmakers known as the Freedom Caucus had discussed a proposal to revive the bill. But...

Susan Rice: Accusations are absolutely false

Susan Rice, the former White House national security adviser battling accusations she improperly handled classified intelligence about associates of President Donald Trump, said Tuesday she never used government secrets...

Sean Spicer: Trump wants Michael Flynn to testify in Russia investigations

Looks like Trump & the team has "acid washed or bleached" all traces and evidences! White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Friday that President Donald Trump wants his former...

Senate votes to eliminate Obama-era retirement rule

No one hates common Americans more than Republicans: A resolution eliminating an Obama-era regulation aimed at boosting retirement accounts for low-income workers is headed to President Trump's desk after a...

Michael Flynn’s Immunity Request Rejected By Senate Intelligence Committee

Republicans probably don't want him to testify. Not fish at all! The Senate Intelligence Committee turned down the request by former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's lawyer for a grant...

Flynn in 2016: When you are ‘given immunity’ that probably means you committed a...

Former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn, who is in discussions with lawmakers to receive immunity in exchange for questioning about potential ties between Russia and officials in President Trump’s...

Mike Flynn Offers to Testify in Exchange for Immunity

Mike Flynn, President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, has told the Federal Bureau of Investigation and congressional officials investigating the Trump campaign’s potential ties to Russia that he...

Trump Russia dossier key claim ‘verified’

The BBC has learned that US officials "verified" a key claim in a report about Kremlin involvement in Donald Trump's election - that a Russian diplomat in Washington was...

Russian banker who met with Jared Kushner has ties to Putin

The Russian bank chairman Sergey Gorkov's meeting with Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and one of his closest advisers, will be scrutinized by congressional investigators probing links between...

McCain: Nunes has ‘a lot of explaining to do’

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Tuesday said House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) needs to explain his visit to White House grounds one day before briefing President Trump...

Graham: Nunes should reveal surveillance source

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said Tuesday that if Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) does not disclose the source behind his claim that the Obama administration inadvertently collected surveillance on members...

White House, Nunes blocked ex-acting AG from testifying

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) canceled a hearing on Russia where former acting Attorney General Sally Yates was to testify the same day the White House voiced...

Mar-a-Lago can’t release visitor logs — because it doesn’t keep them

Visitors at Trump's 'Winter White House don't have to submit to the kinds of rigorous background checks required if they’d been entering the White House in Washington. And there...

Trump takes biggest swing yet at Obama climate legacy

President Donald Trump will direct the federal government on Tuesday to begin dismantling his predecessor’s most significant climate change policies, with a sweeping directive telling agencies to stop trying...