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Kelly O'Meara Morales

Staff writer

Kelly O'Meara Morales is a staff writer at The Week. He graduated from Sarah Lawrence College and studied Middle Eastern history and nonfiction writing amongst other esoteric subjects. When not compulsively checking Twitter, he writes and records music, subsists on tacos, and watches basketball.

Stephen Bannon has reportedly spent 20 hours being interviewed by Robert Mueller
Steve Bannon.
interviews

Stephen Bannon has reportedly spent 20 hours being interviewed by Robert Mueller

Suspected shooter from Florida high school shooting confesses to killing 17 people
Nikolas Cruz appearing in court.
this is awful

Suspected shooter from Florida high school shooting confesses to killing 17 people

The suspected Florida shooter was reportedly involved with a white supremacist group
Nikolas Cruz.
florida shooting

The suspected Florida shooter was reportedly involved with a white supremacist group

Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff contemplates charging Stephen Bannon with contempt
Political cartoon.
call your lawyers

Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff contemplates charging Stephen Bannon with contempt

GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham rips Trump administration for 'poisoning the well' on immigration reform
Senator Lindsey Graham.
hill fights

GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham rips Trump administration for 'poisoning the well' on immigration reform

What we know about suspected Florida shooter Nikolas Cruz
Nikolas Cruz.
this is awful

What we know about suspected Florida shooter Nikolas Cruz

Fox News analyst Andrew Napolitano suggests slingshots could stop AR-15s
Andrew Napolitano.
oh

Fox News analyst Andrew Napolitano suggests slingshots could stop AR-15s

Embattled South African President Jacob Zuma resigns
Jacob Zuma.
resignations

Embattled South African President Jacob Zuma resigns

Trump asks senators to not support 'Band-Aid' immigration bills
Donald Trump.
Immigration Reform

Trump asks senators to not support 'Band-Aid' immigration bills

A group of Democratic senators want the FBI to disclose all the people in the White House who don't have a full security clearance
Christopher Wray.
in search of receipts

A group of Democratic senators want the FBI to disclose all the people in the White House who don't have a full security clearance

Trump insists he is 'totally opposed to domestic violence'
Donald Trump.
Breaking news

Trump insists he is 'totally opposed to domestic violence'

White House budget director predicts Trump's military parade will cost up to $30 million
Mick Mulvaney.
the parade

White House budget director predicts Trump's military parade will cost up to $30 million

AT&T wants to prove that Trump is putting the kibosh on the big Time Warner merger
AT&T.
big business

AT&T wants to prove that Trump is putting the kibosh on the big Time Warner merger

CNN's Chris Cuomo grills GOP Rep. Jim Jordan over flailing efforts to discredit FBI
Chris Cuomo and Jim Jordan.
morning tussles

CNN's Chris Cuomo grills GOP Rep. Jim Jordan over flailing efforts to discredit FBI

Second federal judge blocks Trump's order to end DACA
DACA supporters at a rally.
This just in

Second federal judge blocks Trump's order to end DACA

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu remains defiant with potential indictment looming
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Standing firm

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu remains defiant with potential indictment looming

Fox Business' Maria Bartiromo grills Paul Ryan about his newfound support for giant deficits
Paul Ryan and Maria Bartiromo.
this happened on fox business

Fox Business' Maria Bartiromo grills Paul Ryan about his newfound support for giant deficits

Rob Porter's initial background check was finished all the way back in July, FBI chief testifies
Christopher Wray.
Who knew what when?

Rob Porter's initial background check was finished all the way back in July, FBI chief testifies

The coach of the Golden State Warriors let his players coach themselves last night. They won by 46 points.
Steve Kerr.
still better than mark jackson

The coach of the Golden State Warriors let his players coach themselves last night. They won by 46 points.

U.S. airstrikes reportedly killed 'scores' of Russian mercenaries in Syria
A Russian solider in Syria.
that is not good

U.S. airstrikes reportedly killed 'scores' of Russian mercenaries in Syria

Sarah Huckabee Sanders insists Trump 'supports victims of domestic violence' and believes in 'due process'
Sarah Huckabee Sanders.
Quotables

Sarah Huckabee Sanders insists Trump 'supports victims of domestic violence' and believes in 'due process'

Former MLB All-Star arrested after police find more than 40 pounds of 'suspected cocaine' at his house
Esteban Loaiza.
life after retirement

Former MLB All-Star arrested after police find more than 40 pounds of 'suspected cocaine' at his house

Trump compares rebuilding U.S. infrastructure to building an ice skating rink in Central Park
President Donald Trump.
builder-in-chief

Trump compares rebuilding U.S. infrastructure to building an ice skating rink in Central Park

Jeff Sessions praises sheriffs as a 'critical part of the Anglo-American heritage of law enforcement'
Jeff Sessions.
use your words wisely

Jeff Sessions praises sheriffs as a 'critical part of the Anglo-American heritage of law enforcement'

People are flipping out over Barack and Michelle Obama's official portraits
Barack and Michelle Obama with their official portraits.
presidential art

People are flipping out over Barack and Michelle Obama's official portraits

Teenagers are abandoning Facebook
Facebook logo.
social media

Teenagers are abandoning Facebook

ISIS leader was reportedly injured in an airstrike last year
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
unpaid leave

ISIS leader was reportedly injured in an airstrike last year

The head of the Zetas cartel was just arrested in one of Mexico City's poshest neighborhoods
Mexico City.
fancy seeing you here

The head of the Zetas cartel was just arrested in one of Mexico City's poshest neighborhoods

Former Bush press secretary Ari Fleischer says Rob Porter scandal may have been a 'he said, she said' issue
Ari Fleischer.
Quotables

Former Bush press secretary Ari Fleischer says Rob Porter scandal may have been a 'he said, she said' issue

Democrats just suffered another blow in Minnesota
Rick Nolan.
resignations

Democrats just suffered another blow in Minnesota

Trump reportedly isn't even reading his intelligence briefings anymore
Donald Trump.
In-depth briefing

Trump reportedly isn't even reading his intelligence briefings anymore

California police reportedly protected white nationalists in 2016 clashes with 'anti-racist' demonstrators
Police car.
that is not good

California police reportedly protected white nationalists in 2016 clashes with 'anti-racist' demonstrators

White House spokesman Raj Shah says administration 'could have done better dealing with' Rob Porter scandal
Raj Shah.
Quotables

White House spokesman Raj Shah says administration 'could have done better dealing with' Rob Porter scandal

Congress set to vote on bipartisan spending package
Capitol hill.
to shut down or not to shut down

Congress set to vote on bipartisan spending package

LeBron James' Cavs dismantle entire team in series of stunning last-minute trades
LeBron James.
the nba is the best

LeBron James' Cavs dismantle entire team in series of stunning last-minute trades

The House Intelligence Committee might have a wall before the border does
Devin Nunes.
build that wall

The House Intelligence Committee might have a wall before the border does