Brendan Gleeson Cast as President Donald Trump in James Comey Limited Series at CBS Studios

RELATED STORIES Move over, Alec Baldwin. There’s a new Donald Trump in town. Harry Potter vet Brendan Gleeson has been cast as President Trump in CBS Studios’ four-hour limited series based on former FBI Director James Comey’s bestselling book, A Higher Loyalty. As we reported early Monday, Jeff Daniels will star as Comey in the […]

Seth Meyers to President Trump: ‘Hey, A–hole,’ Your Latest Sexual Assault Denial Is a Confession — WATCH

RELATED STORIES Seth Meyers had no time for a “Closer Look” on Tuesday. Instead, the Late Night host tersely addressed the latest sexual assault allegations leveled against President Trump. Meyers aimed his commentary directly at 45 in a segment called “Hey!” The desk piece was born from this week’s New York Magazine cover story, in which […]

The Sudden Firing That Sparked the Impeachment of a President

For months, the president had been pondering how to do it. One of the most powerful government officials in Washington, a holdover appointed by his predecessor, was driving him crazy, impeding his agenda at every turn with his recalcitrant independence. And so, finally, the president, without consulting anyone beyond a close circle of aides, decided […]

The Sudden Firing That Sparked the Impeachment of a President

For months, the president had been pondering how to do it. One of the most powerful government officials in Washington, a holdover appointed by his predecessor, was driving him crazy, impeding his agenda at every turn with his recalcitrant independence. And so, finally, the president, without consulting anyone beyond a close circle of aides, decided […]

CBS announces News President David Rhodes is headed for the exit after year of troubles

Joe Kohen/WireImage CBS News President David Rhodes will vacate his role after a difficult year for the top network. He will be replaced in March by Susan Zirinsky, CBS said in a statement released late on Sunday night. Rhodes confirmed via a tweet later on Sunday that he will be exiting CBS. The network and […]

Trump vs. military: Mattis jabs president in farewell message to Pentagon employees

Outgoing US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis used his last day on the job to take a dig at his soon-to-be-former boss, telling Pentagon employees to “hold fast” in tough times and quoting Abraham Lincoln for some extra motivation. Mattis had planned to leave the administration in February, giving the White House enough time to […]

Nicaragua’s Forrest Gump Runs Against President Ortega

Alex Vanegas couldn’t stop crying. He was watching the news in Nicaragua on April 20, as the broadcasts led with how a sniper killed 15-year-old Álvaro Conrado with a single shot to the throat during the start of student protests against the regime of President Daniel Ortega that continue today. “I was inconsolable. How is […]

‘Somebody does need to challenge the president’: Republican Jeff Flake calls for civility, says Trump ‘owns’ the government shutdown

Evan Vucci/AP The retiring Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona urged members of his political party to challenge the president, days before he is scheduled to retire from Capitol Hill. “Somebody does need to challenge the president,” Flake said in a CNN interview on Friday. “I think that the country needs to be reminded what […]