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: Aug 16, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Anti-Trump website balks as Washington demands names, addresses and bank information of their users.

Posted on: Aug 16, 2017, Source: AlterNet

After Charlottesville, unity can topple a disgraced regime that is now running scared.

Posted on: Aug 15, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Trump’s rhetoric makes a bad situation more dangerous.

Posted on: Aug 14, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The "Hero of the Hudson" blasts the president's plan to privatize air traffic control.

Posted on: Aug 10, 2017, Source: AlterNet

It's a very hard thing for a political party to abandon an elected president, but they may end up doing it.

Posted on: Aug 9, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Two megalomaniacal leaders with nuclear arsenals at their disposal. What could go wrong?

Posted on: Aug 7, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Trump’s militarized presidency could have perilous consequences.

Posted on: Aug 4, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The Democratic Socialists of America see a big opening.

Posted on: Aug 2, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Growing intelligence and military agency bureaucracies breed paranoia and resistance.

Posted on: Aug 2, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Fox producer also reportedly planned to ‘extort’ investigative reporter Seymour Hersh to 'save' the discredited story.

Posted on: Aug 1, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Bill Browder's explosive testimony provides compelling insight for the corrupt bargain at the heart of the Russia investigation.

Posted on: Jul 31, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The administration's "economic nationalist" seems to be all talk and no action.

Posted on: Jul 26, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Add a dose of raw fear to the president's usual bluster and you have a very scary situation.

Posted on: Jul 25, 2017, Source: AlterNet

White House turmoil as Trump trashes Sessions on a daily basis.

Posted on: Jul 24, 2017, Source: AlterNet

In danger of indictment and losing his security clearance, Trump’s son-in-law serves up the "modified limited hangout."

Posted on: Jul 20, 2017, Source: AlterNet

In an ominous interview, the president complains the rule of law is "unfair" to him.

Posted on: Jul 20, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The once loyal conservative elites increasingly see him as a threat to their agenda.

Posted on: Jul 18, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Team Trump's actions fit the commonsense and legal definition of betrayal of country.

Posted on: Jul 10, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The revelation about Donald Trump Jr. takes the president’s predicament from bad to worse.

Posted on: Jul 6, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Silicon Valley's plan to "Win the Future" is a losing proposition.