Wednesday, September 13, 2017

BREAKING: Lawrence tells Maddow the news that happened while she was on air: Schumer & Pelosi say Trump agreed to enshrine DACA into law.

Trump's hostility toward the press is particularly pronounced when he turns his attention on Katy Tur

BREAKING: Schumer, Pelosi announce deal with Trump to protect young immigrants; will include border security, but no wall.

To fully understand how Russia sought to divide and manipulate us, it will be necessary to have Facebook, Twitter and other firms testify.

McConnell: Dems shouldn't be able to block circuit court judges using procedure GOP used under Obama

Mueller is "going for the kill" on Trump-Russia probe, Republicans reportedly believe

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin requested use of a government jet for his European honeymoon

NEW VIDEO: Dinner with Pelosi and Schumer? Trump's pivoting again, says political media. No, he's not. He never does

Jimmy Carter offers Trump some advice: "Tell the truth"

NewYorker reveals that this is the cover it would have published had Hillary Clinton won

Twitter founder: Trump was elected because social media is "dumbing the entire world down"

Barack Obama is back — and he wants your help to change the world

White House caught lying about black GOP senator who slammed Trump on Charlottesvill

UPDATE: Direct Relief received @realdonaldtrump's donation for Harvey aid: "It was a personal check signed by Donald J. Trump for $25,000."

Uh 1mil?

CNN SCOOP: Susan Rice told House Intel she unmasked Trump aides to learn why UAE Crown Prince secretly visited NYC

Motel 6 locations in Arizona sending customer lists to ICE, resulting in 20 arrests: report

You Be the Jury: The Case for Obstruction of Justice, Starring Mike Pence

JUST IN: Exclusive: Trump nominee for No. 2 spot at FEMA withdraws after NBC News questions on falsified records

WH press secretary calls for private company ESPN to fire Jemele Hill for accurately pointing out Trump's racism

On June 29 I reported exclusively "The younger Flynn, currently under investigation for espionage" Confirmed by NBC

This is very important: Facebook is still hiding crucial Russia intel from the public

From Aug: Mueller Examines What Role Mike Flynn Jr Played in Seeking HRC Emails From 🇷🇺Hackers

Mike Flynn’s Son Is Subject of Federal Russia Probe

Very good primer on the Global Magnitsky Act from Human Rights Watch

BREAKING: U.S. government bans the use of Kaspersky software n federal agencies amid concerns of Russian espionage

Trump nominates conservative Texas lawyer to Federal Election Commission

"Tax Reform" written for Koch Brothers,, Citizens United, and Rove. We're sure they have middle class interests in mind-What could go wrong?

Pete Domenici, Former Senator And Balanced-Budget Advocate, Dies

Supreme Court Gives Texas Republicans a Big Boost in 2018 and Beyond

DHS: "The BOD calls on departments and agencies to identify any use or presence of Kaspersky products on their information systems..."

Trump’s Personal Lawyer To Meet With Senate Next Week

White House defends Trump dinner with Schumer and Pelosi: He's the "leader of the Republican Party"

Boycott Motel 6

Does motel 6 collect a bounty for turning in their customers? May you never find out/

Russia's effort to influence U.S. voters with social media has become a central focus on Mueller's investigation

Medicare for All — Robert Reich

What to do about climate change? Tax cuts for the wealthy!

‘More smoking guns than Bonnie and Clyde’: Rep Swalwell blasts Nunes’ ‘obstructive behavior’ in Trump-Russia probe

Poll: Majority wants Congress to establish path to citizenship for DACA recipients

JUST IN: President Trump says he will be traveling to Florida tomorrow to meet with FEMA and first responders following Hurricane Irma

Gonna hold a rally?

READ IT HERE: New Letter from Top Dems on Flynn’s Foreign Contacts That He Withheld From Security Clearance Investigators—A Potential Crime

If Trump kills Iran Deal with Iran complying he will create an intl crisis while trying to mobilize same intl partners against NK. Insane

Shock Poll: Dem candidate statistically tied with GOP rivals in Alabama Senate race

Congress votes unanimously to ban Trump Justice Dept from seizing assets of people suspected of crimes

Congress votes unanimously to demand Trump call out white supremacists by name

Irma may have passed but the blowback on Rush Limbaugh and Ann Coulter's hurricane comments keeps swirling

Talking Points: Massachusetts has the lowest percentage of uninsured residents in the country

Flynn refusing to testify before Senate Intel Committee in Russia probe: report

Dems to Mueller: Flynn failed to disclose trip to broker Saudi-Russian business deal

White House accuses Hillary Clinton of propping up sales of her new book with “false and reckless attacks.”

ACLU declines to back Sputnik Int or as they come under FBI investigation.

Finance industry's deregulation drive faces new threat with Equifax

Striking proposal shows Russia wanted to do more than cause chaos during the election

Twitter founder: Trump presidency is product of short attention spans

Cernovich proves he and his followers side with a hostile foreign intelligence service

Trump Organization deletes birther crusade from Trump's website bio

Sen. Bill Cassidy and Sen. Lindsey Graham see their bill as the party’s last hope to repeal and replace Obamacare

Turkey has signed a deal to buy Russian surface-to-air missiles. Its NATO allies are unlikely to be pleased.

In a shift, Democrats are warming to the single-payer health plan pushed by Bernie Sanders

Trump WH weighs pushing refugee admissions below 50k, lowest in >35 yrs, w policy chief Miller leading the charge

Black Kids Are 5 Times Likelier Than White Kids to Be Locked Up

37% of Americans can’t name any rights protected by the First Amendment

Stephen Bannon’s nervous defense of Trump on Russia is telling


Trump Wants to Slash America’s Arts Budget. His Base Has the Most to Lose.

Bill Gates says his foundation can't fill the global aid gap Trump left behind

Michael Flynn backed for-profit nuclear scheme inside Trump transition

North Korea Receiving Russia's Supplies Despite Sanctions

NEW: Fmr Sputnik employee details his FBI intv; says Breitbart & "Right wing media ecosystem" pushes Russian content

Senate Panel Likely to Ask Facebook to Publicly Detail Russian Activity on Platform During Election

Facebook employees are pressing their bosses to be more open about Russia's use of the network.

BREAKING: Charlie St. Clair has won the special election for the New Hampshire House in a district Trump won by 16 points!

My sources say the death penalty, for espionage, being considered for Steven K Bannon.


Republicans believe Mueller is "going for the kill" on Trump-Russia probe

OOOOk-lahoma, where the Democratic pickups come sweeping down the plain

Trump dines with Democrats, hoping to save agenda

President Trump hosted 3 red state Democrats for dinner, hoping to win their support for a future tax cut bill. Fmr. North Dakota Sen. Kent Conrad, who knows what it's like to be a Dem senator in a red state under a Republican president, joins Lawrence O'Donnell.

Pope Francis: If Trump is actually pro-life he wouldn't end protections for Dreamers

The Day the Russia Data Machine Kicked into Turbo!

White House downplays Malaysian prime minister's stay at Trump Hotel

Particulates from smoke have drastically impacted air quality in several states:

Trump Embraces Mercantilism

Opinion: America’s most successful companies are killing the economy

A background check before voting? Kobach-led commission will consider proposal

Supreme Court blocks ruling against Texas redistricting

Cover-ups, excuses, denials swamp Trump camp on Russia contacts

Rachel Maddow reports on Senator Mark Warner's interest in Russia's use of Facebook to distort American politics, and alerts viewers that Senator Warner will be a guest on the show Wednesday night. (Followed by Hillary Clinton on Thursday, 9/14!)

Russia used Facebook to foment unrest over immigrants in US

Noah Shachtman, executive editor of The Daily Beast, talks with Rachel Maddow about a new report that Russia used Facebook events to organize anti-immigrant, anti-Muslim rallies within the United States.

Trump exposed for lie about sketchy business partner, Russia deal

David Corn, DC bureau chief for Mother Jones magazine, talks with Rachel Maddow about Donald Trump denying being familiar with Felix Sater even though we now know that Sater was brokering a deal for Trump Tower Moscow at the time.

Cover-ups, excuses, denials swamp Trump camp on Russia contacts

Rachel Maddow reviews just some of the many cover stories presented by members of the Donald Trump administration and/or campaign about contacts with Russians that were later shown to be false.