Stories by Jefferson Morley

Jefferson Morley is AlterNet's Washington correspondent. He is the author of Snow-Storm in August: Washington City, Francis Scott Key, and the Forgotten Race Riot of 1835 and Our Man in Mexico: Winston Scott and the Hidden History of the CIA. subscribe to Jefferson Morley's feed

Posted on: Feb 16, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Trump escalates his battle with the U.S security apparatus.

Posted on: Feb 15, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Why did the president decline to endorse the two-state solution or criticize anti-Semitic hate crimes?

Posted on: Feb 15, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Senators view tape of Andrew Puzder's ex-wife who talked about abuse on camera and in court filings.

Posted on: Feb 11, 2017, Source: AlterNet

In the background looms the assassination of JFK.

Posted on: Feb 2, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Democrats, Republicans and military leaders balk at the president's recklessness.

Posted on: Jan 31, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Trump and Gorsuch pledge to follow in footsteps of arch right-wing jurist Antonin Scalia.

Posted on: Jan 30, 2017, Source: AlterNet

President Trump's immigration order undermined his Secretary of Defense and abandoned U.S. allies.

Posted on: Jan 18, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Senators learn Trump's nominee for Education Secretary is clueless, rich and deceptive.

Posted on: Jan 17, 2017, Source: AlterNet

An ignorant president and a runaway agency are threats to democracy.

Posted on: Jan 16, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The historical patterns of fighting for racial justice are clear. We need to be ready for another challenging period.