Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Senate Judiciary Committee appears to support shielding the special counsel, Robert Mueller, from being fired
Trump administration denies Puerto Rico's request to waive the Jones Act, which it did for Harvey and Irma.
New descriptions of the Russian-bought Facebook ads suggest that at least some were working at cross purposes
Trump Grotesquely Blames Puerto Rico's Humanitarian Crisis on 'Broken Infrastructure' and 'Massive Debt'
Former Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Tuesday that her successor’s use of private chartered flights is “stunning.”
Trump on delivering aid to Puerto Rico: "This is an island sitting in the middle of an ocean. It’s a big ocean, it’s a very big ocean."
John McCain urges Department of Homeland Security to waive the Jones Act for Puerto Rico to aid recovery efforts in the wake of Maria
‘Slowly unfolding human catastrophe’: Fox’s Geraldo Rivera blasts ‘mind-boggling’ Puerto Rico response
Acting head of Drug Enforcement Administration will resign at end of week, reportedly citing dismay over Trump
Rep. Schiff: Robert Mueller should “follow the money wherever it leads, and it may ultimately lead to the President’s tax returns”
Senate Health Committee chair ready to resume bipartisan health care talks after ObamaCare repeal efforts collapse
AT LAST: Murkowski weighs in on Graham-Cassidy. Never says how she would have voted. But slams "lousy" process for this bill.
Groups demand Gorsuch cancel speech at Trump hotel https://t.co/O8Hjerpdlt pic.twitter.com/MZM5RaBFha— The Hill (@thehill) September 26, 2017
.@GorsuchFacts is a literal fascist who perverts the constitution under the false pretense of judicial purity to de-humanize the individual. https://t.co/dQEeykArOC— Patrick (@TrickFreee) September 26, 2017
The Senate GOP hope you won't notice when they vote to take away your legal right to take big banks to court. This is all hands on deck.
Sen Alexander says he'll seek "consensus on a limited bipartisan plan" on markets, premiums, following collapse of GOP repeal effort.
Investigators follow $ to Trump from donors w/Russian ties, Blavatnik, Kukes, Intrater, all connected to Vekselberg
BREAKING: FEMA Administrator Brock Long says the USS Comfort hospital ship will be dispatched to Puerto Rico
BREAKING: FEMA Administrator Brock Long says the USS Comfort hospital ship will be dispatched to Puerto Rico— CrowdRescueHQ (@CrowdRescueHQ) September 26, 2017
Trump administration today will urge U.S. court to rule federal law doesn't ban discrimination against gay employees
Sessions says the DOJ will intervene on behalf of people who sue colleges claiming free speech rights were violated
Sessions says the DOJ will intervene on behalf of people who sue colleges claiming free speech rights were violated https://t.co/KPcrZlYxRR pic.twitter.com/V3q5A5dmKq— Bloomberg (@business) September 26, 2017
Internet troll posing as Jared Kushner tricks lawyer into spilling beans on private email use from White House
Sen. Mark Warner says the "million-dollar question" is how the Russians knew who to target on Facebook with ads
NEW VIDEO: A trip in a WEEK? Aid in TWO? Trump is letting Puerto Rico DIE, for his inhumanity, madness and prejudice
Professor Vladeck testimony zeroes in on firing & appointment of a Special Counsel & Presidential Pardons
Mr. President, people are dying in Puerto Rico. https://t.co/YESaEViDxy— Chris Murphy (@ChrisMurphyCT) September 26, 2017
We're expanding our efforts to help Puerto Rico & the USVI, where our fellow Americans need us right now. Join us at https://t.co/o5oCWOtiJS https://t.co/L2xArjc9N7— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) September 26, 2017
Just spoke w/ fmr Gov @luisfortuno51: “PR on brink of humanitarian disaster." USVI too. DC must put aside controversies, prioritize rescue.— Mitt Romney (@MittRomney) September 25, 2017
Our fellow Americans in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands are in peril. They need our help now.— Bill Clinton (@BillClinton) September 25, 2017
President Trump, Sec. Mattis, and DOD should send the Navy, including the USNS Comfort, to Puerto Rico now. These are American citizens. https://t.co/J2FVg4II0n— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) September 24, 2017
WARNER tells me committee will probe "million-dollar question:" whether Russia had help in targeting Facebook ads.
At the very least, we know, horrifically, that Facebook helped Russians target anti-semites. We need to know the rest. https://t.co/5qTucrwZ25— Eric Garland (@ericgarland) September 26, 2017
WARNER tells me committee will probe "million-dollar question:" whether Russia had help in targeting Facebook ads. https://t.co/5oZ5LrGrf8— Manu Raju (@mkraju) September 26, 2017
Elizabeth Warren "certainly had a right to criticize my nomination. And I think she really had the right to read the letter," Sessions says
Bannon declared war on the GOP establishment at a raucous rally in Alabama: "They think you're a pack of morons"
Trump's Puerto Rico golf course went bankrupt & stuck tax payers with the bill. He helped create the problem there
Romney pleads with lawmakers: Put aside controversies, Puerto Rico is on "brink of humanitarian disaster"
“If you want a hearing, you better shut up,” Sen. Hatch said to protesting disability rights activist
Roger Stone's time before the House Intel committee approaches. I pieced together all his lines and evasions
Americans want to raise taxes on the rich. We need to raise taxes rich. Trump's GOP wants to do the exact opposite
Tapper shames Trump’s ‘crude’ NFL attack: He’s ‘looking for divisions to exploit in the nastiest manner possible’
White House aides say they will try and direct blame to McConnell for dual Ocare/Luther Strange failures
As tensions rise between the US and North Korea, you may hear some unfamiliar terms. Here's what you need to know
Assange stirring pot for Putin in helping to split Catalonia & Spain. Trump meets Spain president Tuesday. Hmmm
We need regime change in Russia. Again, we must enforce democracy in Russia. Not just for their own good but for ours. Putin will not stop. https://t.co/VLUU4bpIWU— Claude Taylor (@TrueFactsStated) September 26, 2017
Assange stirring pot for Putin in helping to split Catalonia & Spain. Trump meets Spain president Tuesday. Hmmm https://t.co/fuk9ANrlFW— Claude Taylor (@TrueFactsStated) September 26, 2017
Congress refuses to police stock trading by staffers—even when the stocks involve firms overseen by their committees
Sen. Susan Collins announces opposition to Graham-Cassidy. "It would have a negative impact on millions of Americans who are now insured."
Ex-White House aide: Trump’s anthem tantrum before all-white Alabama audience was outright ‘plantation politics’
Trump still has no plans to visit PR, tho devastation caused by Maria is far worse than Harvey in TX or Irma in FL.
Trevor Noah on Trump: "How can one person be on the wrong side of everything in history?" Our late-night roundup
Nigel Farage just introduced Steve Bannon at the Roy Moore Rally calling him "the greatest political thinker in the Western hemisphere."
Little attention has been paid to a bipartisan program providing coverage to millions of American children.
What about #CHIP?? Clock running out on health program for 9 million kids!!!! - Salon #CHIPworks #ProtectOurCare https://t.co/SezUR51d9N— #Resistance News (@LadyLiberty411) September 26, 2017
How cynical is the Republican National Committee for raising money by peddling Trump's "Fake News Media" propaganda? Is this the GOP?
Number of Trump tweets about pro sports since Friday: 20 Number of Trump tweets about Puerto Rico since Friday: 0
Sarah Sanders Huckabee faced a brutal grilling over Trump’s anthem tantrum — here are the 5 most notable moments
Ivanka Trump and Donald Jr. tried to 'bump' Tiffany out of her inheritance, according to newly released recordings
Rachel Maddow reports on the still dire situation in Hurricane-stricken Puerto Rico and the inadequate response so far from the federal government, which has had to be reminded that Puerto Ricans are Americans.
Rachel Maddow reports on the ADAPT protesters who waited in line all day for the only Senate committee hearing to be held on the new ACA repeal bill, and the protest and arrests that soon followed.
Joe Cirincione, MSNBC nuclear security analyst, talks with Rachel Maddow about how Donald Trump's insult-comic threats against North Korea have only escalated the threat of war with North Korea.
Rachel Maddow reports on developments in what is known about how Russia used Facebook to manipulate the American democratic process including buying ads to amplify American cultural divisions.
Rachel Maddow looks back at how the Republican Congress swore in early to get a jump on the campaign promise of repealing Obamacare and yet are poised to fail to do so again despite controlling Congress and the White House.