Stories in the category Muck tracker
February 7, 2017 at 1:37pm
Donald Trump’s controversial nomination of Republican contributor Betsy DeVos to head the Education Department received Senate confirmation Tuesday, with the tie-breaking vote of Vice President Mike Pence.
February 6, 2017 at 9:21am
Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Apple, Netflix, Twitter, Uber and 90 other tech companies have filed a legal brief opposing Donald Trump’s immigration ban, the Washington Post reports.
January 12, 2017 at 11:14am
We’re not sure that the president-elect is doing L.L. Bean any favors.
January 11, 2017 at 4:04pm
It’s beginning to seem that the connections to Russia are inescapable.
January 11, 2017 at 2:26pm
At a press conference dizzying in its range of topics, President-elect Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he would not divest his business assets, but would turn management over to his sons.
January 10, 2017 at 3:49pm
During an appearance Tuesday before the Senate Intelligence Committee, FBI Director James Comey was asked if the agency was investigating possible connections between the Trump campaign and Russia.
January 9, 2017 at 8:57am
Meryl Streep, the most venerated star in Hollywood, is “overrated,” the PEOTUS has declared.
January 6, 2017 at 11:51am
We added a new data set this month called “Things Donald Trump Has Called This Person.”
December 29, 2016 at 7:03am
Actress Debbie Reynolds has died at age 84, just a day after the death of her daughter, Carrie Fisher.
December 27, 2016 at 1:27pm
Actress/author Carrie Fisher has died at age 60.
December 22, 2016 at 11:50am
Either way, Kate McKinnon had job security.
December 16, 2016 at 12:01pm
Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-MT) has been selected as Interior secretary under Donald Trump.
December 13, 2016 at 10:33am
Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been tapped as the Trump administration’s first energy secretary.
December 13, 2016 at 9:39am
Exxon Mobil is a client of consulting firm RiceHadleyGates. Money well spent.
December 8, 2016 at 12:30pm
Andrew F. Puzder, chief executive of CKE Restaurants, is Donald Trump’s choice to lead the Department of Labor.
December 7, 2016 at 8:12am
Former senator and presidential candidate Bob Dole helped arrange the controversial call from Taiwan’s president to President-elect Donald Trump, news outlets reported Tuesday.
December 6, 2016 at 10:57am
Bloomberg, eTrade and the other online financial news and trading sites are going to need a new sort of chart tracking both stock prices and Donald Trump’s tweets.
December 1, 2016 at 5:21pm
James Mattis, former chief of U.S. Central Command, has been chosen as the Trump administration’s nominee for secretary of defense, the Washington Post reports.
November 30, 2016 at 7:16am
Veteran administrator Elaine Chao is Donald Trump’s choice for transportation secretary.
November 23, 2016 at 1:44pm
Former presidential candidate Ben Carson has been offered the post of secretary of housing and urban development, the New York Times reports.