Stories by Jefferson Morley

Jefferson Morley is AlterNet's Washington correspondent. He is the author of the forthcoming biography The Ghost: The Secret Life of CIA Spymaster James Jesus Angleton (St. Martin's Press, October 2017). subscribe to Jefferson Morley's feed

Posted on: Aug 17, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Is the White House adviser trying to steer Trump's sinking ship to the left?

Posted on: Aug 11, 2017, Source: AlterNet

How Politico missed the story.

Posted on: Jul 28, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Seven-year-long conservative crusade is defeated by united Democrats and three Republican defectors.

Posted on: Jul 27, 2017, Source: AlterNet

At stake in the Senate vote is not just health care but equal protection under the law.

Posted on: Jul 20, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Like ISIS, the president is itching for war with Iran.

Posted on: Jul 12, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Trump is cornered, and that makes him even more dangerous.

Posted on: Jul 5, 2017, Source: AlterNet

An underinformed president faces an overhyped threat. What could go wrong?

Posted on: Jun 23, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The United States' next ground war in the Middle East might erupt without warning.

Posted on: Jun 22, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Either way, the evidence is mounting that the president obstructed justice.

Posted on: Jun 21, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Trump's Twitter fingers and the Grassy Knoll.

Posted on: Jun 15, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand may soon face a historic decision.

Posted on: Jun 13, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Attorney General claims virtual blanket ignorance of Russian investigation.

Posted on: Jun 5, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Scorning serious proposals, the White House offers a Trump University plan for employment.

Posted on: May 31, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Back in the 19th century, the bodyslamming congressman from Montana might have faced a trial on Capitol Hill.

Posted on: May 30, 2017, Source: AlterNet

House, Senate and special prosecutor probes are sure to keep digging, but what it all adds up to is inconclusive.

Posted on: May 19, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Mistaking the presidency for a personal business has delivered the Trump White House into failure.

Posted on: May 9, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Fateful decision falls to career prosecutor Rod Rosenstein, a Republican favorite.

Posted on: May 9, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Reality stands in the way of Senate Republicans planning to repeal Obamacare.

Posted on: Apr 28, 2017, Source: AlterNet

How the ex-president’s buckraking can pay off for Democrats.

Posted on: Apr 26, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The president’s new tax bill jettisons his old proposals to boost domestic production.

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