Thursday, August 31, 2017
POTUS Election Integrity Commission to investigate baseless claim of "voter fraud" is a farce. I've introduced an amendment to defund it
President Trump’s vile attacks on the ‘fake news’ media are an incitement to violence: UN human rights chief
NBC News: Manafort's notes from the Trump Tower meeting included the word "donations" near a reference to the RNC
Rex Tillerson orders Russia to close U.S. compounds after Trump ‘thanks’ Putin for expelling 100s of diplomats
Health Department will cut spending on promotion of the ACA from $100M to $10M for this sign-up season
BREAKING: White House says President Trump to pledge $1 million in personal funds to Harvey relief efforts.
BREAKING: White House says President Trump to pledge $1 million in personal funds to Harvey relief efforts.— The Associated Press (@AP) August 31, 2017
Reminder: Pledging is NOT actually donating.— Pé Resists (@4everNeverTrump) August 31, 2017
He'll have to be publicly-shamed in months from now into actually making the donation. https://t.co/YiLEYRt9fr
Ex-secretaries of the Army, Navy, Air Force are joining a lawsuit challenging Trump's transgender servicemember ban.
Trump claimed he witnessed Harveys devastation first hand. The White House basically admits he didnt.
Can tomorrow be his last day?
Putin would like nothing better than to see the USA consumed with violence+terrorism. Don't let the bad guys win
After a summer of departures, White House staff are taking on double roles while other jobs are eliminated
‘We only kill black people’: Georgia cop caught on video reassuring nervous white woman during traffic stop
Helpful pic for placing Dmitry Peskov, the Kremlin official the Trump Org wrote to for help during the campaign:
FBI shuts down request for files on Hillary Clinton by citing lack of public interest Total crap and against the law
ON GMA: We’re kicking off Day Of Giving to help the Red Cross raise money for those impacted by Hurricane
For the latest updates on volunteering for our #Harvey response and how to help now - American Red Cross
FULL STORY: U.S. flies warplanes to South Korea for bombing drills to act as show of force against North Korea
As thousands watch their lives swept away, GOP schemes to cut *$1B* in disaster funds to build Trump's border wall.
The president, during an official White House event, attacked Democratic senator Claire McCaskill and pushed for tax cuts, after offering "thoughts and prayers" for the victims of Hurricane Harvey. Lawrence O'Donnell examines.
Special counsel Robert Mueller is reportedly working with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman in connection the Russia investigation, suggesting where the probe may be headed. Reporter Matt Apuzzo and law professor Jed Shugerman join Lawrence O'Donnell.
Jennifer Rubin and Eugene Robinson talk with Lawrence O'Donnell about Trump's relationship with Putin and new reports about Trump attorney Michael Cohen's role in a business deal with Russia in 2015.
Rachel Maddow notes that just ahead of Donald Trump Jr's testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee chaired by Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley, Donald Trump reached out to Grassley to discuss ethanol regulations.
Rachel Maddow reports breaking news that a federal judge has temporarily blocked Texas' controversial S.B. 4, and anti-immigrant law that would stop cities from ignoring federal immigration enforcement guidance.
Rachel Maddow explains the role Brian Benczkowski served in trying to clean up the Alfa Bank Trump Tower server story now that Donald Trump wants him to become Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division of the Justice Department.
Interesting part of Mueller/Schneiderman working together: Trump has federal pardon power but not for state crimes
Josh Dawsey, White House reporter for Politico, talks with Rachel Maddow about the revelation that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has been working with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on the Paul Manafort probe in the Trump Russia investigation.
LATEST: "Plume of smoke" spotted at a flooded chemical plant amid explosion warning following #TropicalStormHarvey
Matt Dempsey, data reporter on the investigative team at the Houston Chronicle, talks with Rachel Maddow about the immediate peril from the damaged Arkema chemical plant northeast of Houston and the lack of regulations in Texas complicating the problem.