Matt Laslo

Politics

Trump Is Desperately Courting GOP Lawmakers With Private Meetings and Air Force One Flights

Red-carpet events, "legislative engagement sessions," and a mock hearing to keep members unified — and on message.
Matt Laslo
2 days ago
gun violence

EXCLUSIVE: America Is Vastly Undercounting the Number of People Being Injured by Guns, Report Finds

For every person killed by guns in America, another two are injured or incapacitated, according to new research from Everytown for Gun Safety.
Matt Laslo
4 days ago
judges

Mitch McConnell Is About to Steamroll Democrats with Another 30 Conservative Judges By the End of the Year

While Democrats obsess over impeachment, McConnell and Trump are packing the courts for a generation.
Matt Laslo
11.8.19
gun control

These Virginia Elections Could Be a Wake-up Call for the GOP on Gun Control

Virginia voters have not forgotten the GOP's response to the mass shooting in Virginia Beach in May.
Matt Laslo
11.5.19
Politics

Inside This Florida Politician’s Mission to Make CBD Legit

Florida Ag Commissioner Nikki Fried, a former cannabis lobbyist, is pushing her state to lead the way on regulating CBD.
Matt Laslo
11.5.19
Politics

Democrats Are Vowing to Impeach Trump "As Fast As Possible." But at What Cost?

Top House Democrats want to vote before primary season. But not everyone's on board.
Matt Laslo
10.6.19
VICE News

These House Democrats Are Still Warning Their Party: Impeachment May Backfire

The impeachment dam broke yesterday. But some moderates still fear that falling in line will cost them in 2020.
Matt Laslo
9.25.19
Ukraine Scandal

Republicans Are Not Budging on Trump and Ukraine

On Capitol Hill, Senate Republicans dodged and deflected VICE News' questions about the whistleblower report.
Liz Landers
Matt Laslo
9.24.19
VICE News

Democrats Want to Give Trump a Win on Gun Control. Here's What They're Offering.

“I think Republicans desperately want to vote on a background checks bill,” Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) said.
Matt Laslo
9.16.19
courts

The One Way Trump Has Changed America That Democrats Cannot Fix

Democrats are fantasizing about how to undo Trump's remake of the American judiciary.
Matt Laslo
8.23.19
asylum

Democrats Went to Guatemala After Trump's Asylum Deal. They Say it Will Be a Disaster.

Guatemala cannot care for its own people, let alone thousands of others who would be applying for asylum there under Trump's policy.
Matt Laslo
8.14.19
mueller report

Democrats' Next Big Move: Haul Trump's Inner Circle to Capitol Hill

Rep. David Cicilline told VICE News the House will fight to compel Don McGahn, Corey Lewandowski, Hope Hicks, and Rick Dearborn to testify.
Matt Laslo
7.25.19
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