From left, Paul Manafort, former campaign chairman for the Donald Trump presidential campaign, and Michael Cohen, Trump's former personal lawyer. (Photographers not known)

The Best People, the Very Best


Donald Trump promised us his administration would hire “the best people, the very best. Not the biggest donors or biggest supporters.” As a service to readers, WC provides this summary table of how that’s working out. Note this is only a partial list. As investigations proceed, WC will update this from time to time. Name…

Donald Trump, photo by Vic Berger

Trump’s Awful, Terrible, Dreadful, Really, Really Bad Day


As you have no doubt heard, yesterday President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, was convicted on eight felony counts brought against him by the Mueller investigation. And President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer and fixer, Michael Cohen, plead guilty to felony tax evasion charges and felony campaign law violations, directly implicating Trump in the…