Friday, September 15, 2017

Trump's FCC questions Sinclair's proposed purchase of Tribune Media

Clinton, asked if Trump is racist: "I​ ​can't​ ​tell​ ​you​ ​what's​ ​in​ ​his​ ​heart." (via PBS)

Google disables offensive ad keywords found by BuzzFeed

Did Jared Kushner’s Data Operation Help Select Facebook Targets for the Russians?

Could Facebook be held criminally liable for selling political ads to a Russian firm?

WSJ: Facebook has given Mueller details about Russian ad purchases beyond what was shared with Congress

NFL players’ union names Colin Kaepernick its Week 1 MVP for his charity work

BCJ report found total of 30 cases of possible noncitizen voting—that’s 30, not 300, 3,000, 30,000, 300,000, or 3M

WSJ: Rohrabacher sought WH deal to pardon Assange in exchange for evidence he said exonerated Russia of email hack

What James Comey did during the email investigation "was​ ​in​ ​large​ ​measure​ ​due​ ​to​ ​political pressures,​" says Hillary Clinton

Trump’s fed attorney pick once cited infamous pro-slavery ‘Dred Scott’ case as anti-abortion precedent

A GOP congressman reportedly offered Trump a deal on absolving WikiLeaks' Assange

McCain introduces bipartisan bill to block Trump ban on transgender troops

Is Jeff Sessions dismantling Obama's police reforms? DOJ changes excessive force program

Louise is always correct. #Manafort #hotmic


BREAKING: Federal judge says U.S. attorney general cannot withhold grant money from cities over so-called sanctuary cities status.

Fmr. Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke must revise his master's thesis or risk losing his degree, documents show

BREAKING Analysis uncovers GOP snuck provision to gut protections for preexisting conditions into new repeal bill

Mueller meets with House Judiciary chairman, top Democrat

Theresa May tells Trump not to "speculate" on London terror attack

Feds claim 'thousands of intercepts' in the case of Ukrainian billionaire, Trump ex-campaign boss

Bad Facebook BAD!

NEW: Flynn, Bannon, & Kushner secretly met Jordan's King while Flynn was pushing a deal for Mid East nuclear powe

Neighbors: Corey Lewandowski Carried Baseball Bat, Threatened ‘Nightmare’

Whoa! Here we go. Trump starts to make noise about his first authoritarian move

WATCH: Reporters go for the jugular after Sarah Huckabee Sanders doubles down on Jemele Hill attack

This! You shouldn't have to pay to protect your identity - especially because a company screwed up #FreeCreditFreeze

Trump ignores FOIA request for Mar-a-Lago visitor logs, turns over tiny list of names

Unlike the Trump-Russia investigation, few Americans care about building the border wall

Meanwhile, here’s a bill to the government for rooms at Mar-a-Lago.

Steven J Harper comments on Trump’s plan to build a huge Trump Tower in Moscow–while also running for president.

"Putin's Trump moment"

REPORT: Donald Trump can't even make small talk with Mitch McConnell, and refers to Paul Ryan as a dry "boy scout

Hill Republicans influence ebbs and they are unsure what to do about it

JUST IN: Google let advertisers target bigoted and racist categories like "the evil jew":

Breitbart comes to mind...hmmmm

Unbelievable: Russia gave $50,000 to UN expert who wrote report calling Russia a 'victim' because of US sanctions.

IvankaTrump Tisk Tisk re SF86

Donald Trump Leaks Confidential Info About London Underground Bombing

Trump's White Supremacist klan are burning their MAGA hats over his alleged DACA compromise.

Taxpayers billed $1,092 for an official’s two-night stay at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club

WATCH LIVE: Sarah Sanders holds White House briefing with HR McMaster and Nikki Haley

Donald Trump Jr. spars with actor Jon Hamm over who's an alpha male

Kushner's $285M Deutsche loan was for his deal w/owner of Prevezon [repped by RU lawyer he met w/Jun 9]

Jared Kushner had $300M deal w/oligarch who co owns Prevezon [Russian firm named in money-laundering case

California to Trump: Show us your taxes if you want to be on the ballot in CA

Manafort's spokesman spends 2 and 1/2 hours testifying before grand jury

Perry breaks with Trump: Don't sell off emergency oil reserve


BREAKING: After an extension, at the last minute the government only turned over 22 names from Mar-a-Lago. We'll be fighting this in court.

Trump’s voter-fraud propagandist cooks up extremely fuzzy math

Trump Embraces Amnesty

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Hit With Ethics Complaint Over Call for ESPN to Fire Jemele Hill

Trumps DACA deal is another humiliation for Jeff Sessions

Trump calls for "larger, tougher" travel ban in response to London attack

A major win for Russia. Don't blame USG. Blame President Erdogan and his Putin-like embrace authoritarianism.

Study: Facebook trolls are just narcissist men with internet access

The case against Kaspersky Labs software

Carter Page sues Yahoo, Huffington Post over reports tying him to Russia

Pelosi during Trump dinner: 'Do the women get to talk around here?': report

"I don’t think people grasp the scale of this": Rising CO2 levels are changing the food we eat for the worse

Elizabeth Warren is setting her sights on Equifax

People closing their Facebook accounts

JUST IN: Harvard Kennedy School dean says "designating Chelsea Manning as a Visiting Fellow was a mistake" and withdraws Fellow title

The Trump Administration is pushing to privatize it, but veterans say #SaveMyVA

Here’s why why right-wing Christians think they are America’s most persecuted

RT, Sputnik and Russia’s New Theory of War

Hillary Clinton: "Trump admires authoritarians. He doesn’t just like Putin – he wants to be like Putin"

Conservative commentator to protestors at Berkeley speech: "Go to hell, you pathetic, lying, stupid jackasses"

Ivanka Trump has explained why she won't stand up to her "daddy"

New Mexico Doesn’t Want Your Kids to Know How Old the Earth Is

How badly did Equifax breach damage the Social Security system?

Harvey’s Poorest Victims Will Never Rebuild. They’re Getting Evicted.

DACA recipients remain skeptical about Trump's tentative deal with Democrats

Trump signs resolution calling on him to condemn white supremacists by name

‘Burned’ Trump finds comfort with Democrats

GOP senator lashes out at Trump: "No realistic comparison" between antifa and white supremacists

Mark Zuckerberg’s Russia Problem Is Bigger Than Facebook

The loneliest president

Congress wants to make it harder for poor people who already don't have enough food.

Russia's Zapad Military Drills Seek to Send a Message to the World

U.N. braces for Trump

In Donald Trump's America, racism is becoming an even bigger problem, Americans say in poll

Clinton on Comey: He's a "credible witness" for Russia probe despite my criticism of him

Trump's push for U.S. jobs may have an unintended consequence: a boom in "corporate welfare"

Contradicting Trump, more than 80 nonproliferation experts say the Iran nuclear deal is working

With Trump, It is Never Over

Florida governor remains unsure about climate change after Hurricane Irma

Canada Is Using NAFTA to Demand Protection for US Unions

Facebook's dirty little secret

A Russian Magnate’s Facebook Bet Pays Off Big

Trump says, again, there are "pretty bad dudes on the other side"

House sends $1.2 trillion spending package to certain rejection in Senate

Clinton: Trump is a "clear and present danger" to America

Trump Appointee Resigns After CNN Report on Offensive Online Comments Made About Obama

While President Trump pushes for a quick DACA fix, congressional Republicans have a different idea

If Russia started World War III, here’s how it would go down

Q: why isn't our media covering that Trump clandestinely met w/the new Russian envoy last Friday and only Russian media was invited?

Lawrence, Maddow debrief on Clinton: 'This is a different person'

Rachel Maddow joins Lawrence O'Donnell to debrief after her riveting interview with Hillary Clinton. Lawrence says Clinton's tone on Trump has changed now that she's not a candidate, and Maddow says that while Clinton won't run again, she's not done with politics.

Trump fans lose it over Trump's wall, DACA comments

Donald Trump is facing attacks from some of his strongest supporters after reports he agreed to enshrine "DREAMer" protections into law. Tim O'Brien and David Frum join Lawrence O'Donnel to discuss Trump's backtracking on DACA and the wall.

Lawrence: The new Trump exhibit in the Mueller investigation

The New York Times reports that when Trump found out about the Mueller probe, he called Jeff Sessions an "idiot" and asked for his resignation. Lawrence O'Donnell talks to David Frum, Matt Miller, and Jed Shugerman about the implications for a possible obstruction of justice case.

Clinton looking forward to active political future

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talks with Rachel Maddow about her future, including political activism and work with non-profit organizations.

Clinton: Comey a reliable witness on Trump Russia case

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talks with Rachel Maddow about former Director of the FBI, James Comey, how he handled Clinton's e-mail case and whether he is a reliable witness in the Trump Russia investigation.

Clinton: Trump led people to be more sexist and misogynistic

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talks with Rachel Maddow about public interest in her as a person, the challenges to becoming the first woman president, and Donald Trump's role in turning back equality and civil regard for women.

Clinton: Putin wants to destabilize democracy worldwide

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talks with Rachel Maddow about her personal history with Russian president Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump's weak response to revelations of Russian interference in the American democratic process.

Clinton: Trump and some staff a clear and present danger to US

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talks with Rachel Maddow about Donald Trump's behavior in office and the hope that more mature members of the White House staff can contain and restrain him from doing any serious harm to the United States.

Clinton to Trump: Get over the Twitter stuff, get with diplomacy

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talks with Rachel Maddow about how Donald Trump's behavior toward North Korea is playing into Kim Jong-un's hands, and the decimation of the State Department under Rex Tillerson.