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) and the 2016 Kindle ebook CIA and JFK: The Secret Assassination Files. subscribe to Jefferson Morley's feed

Posted on: Jun 19, 2017, Source: AlterNet

From infrastructure to tax cuts to the Pentagon, the president can't get things done.

Posted on: Jun 15, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Washington police send a zero-tolerance message on political violence.

Posted on: Jun 12, 2017, Source: AlterNet

As the former FBI chief starts investigating, Trump's remaining inner circle is going to extremes to find a way out.

Posted on: Jun 8, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The president's legal defense is crumbling.

Posted on: Jun 7, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Ex-FBI director will detail his distrust of Trump, efforts to protect the FBI and rebuke of Jeff Sessions.

Posted on: Jun 7, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Terror attacks in Tehran signal the launch of a foolhardy U.S.-Saudi war alliance.

Posted on: Jun 6, 2017, Source: AlterNet

GOP game plan for the Russia hearings: smear Obama, demonize Samantha Powers and change the subject.

Posted on: May 31, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Asked about Iran's elections and Saudi Arabia's lack of them, Stuart Jones says a whole lot of nothing.

Posted on: May 26, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Dick Russell's new book profiles the "dark lords of the energy underworld."

Posted on: May 25, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Military and intelligence officials are shocked by Trump's careless disclosures.

Posted on: May 18, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Under Trump proposal, student loan forgiveness and Special Olympics would get axed to fund private schools.

Posted on: May 17, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The Trump administration is spiraling.

Posted on: May 12, 2017, Source: AlterNet

McConnell rejects calls for an independent prosecutor, but he can't stop the president from prosecuting himself.

Posted on: May 10, 2017, Source: AlterNet

In contrast to Neil Gorsuch, Sessions embodies the appearance of conflict of interest.

Posted on: May 8, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Amid partisan clashes, Al Franken asks the key question.

Posted on: May 4, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Republican obstructionism has slowed the investigation, but not killed it.

Posted on: May 3, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Who’s the worst of the worst among the president’s favorite dictators?

Posted on: May 1, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Trump's claim that Jackson would have prevented the war between the states is a fantasy.

Posted on: May 1, 2017, Source: AlterNet

His invitation to Filipino strongman Rodrigo Duterte shows his taste for the cruel and the criminal.

Posted on: Apr 28, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Artists give the People’s Climate March a message in the medium