Friday, September 29, 2017
"Rules we live by are designed for peacetime...This is like a war," says Lt. Gen. Russel Honore in response to PR
BREAKING: Trump asks judge to throw out lawsuit accusing him of profiting from his office, violating constitution
BREAKING: “We are dying here … we are going to see something close to a genocide" if we don't get more help, San Juan mayor says.
CBS News: Trump kids' ski vacation left taxpayers on the hook for security costs of at least $330,000.
CBS News: Trump kids' ski vacation left taxpayers on the hook for security costs of at least $330,000. https://t.co/HOFgvOUg0h— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) September 29, 2017
“… the Secret Service had to buy lift tickets and rent skis and boots. They also rented bikes and bought other unidentified items." https://t.co/PhXk1cN1TK— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) September 29, 2017
Trump boasts of doing 'an incredible job' in Puerto Rico, even as a mayor there pleads 'save us from dying
Chuck Grassley wants Trump to explain the travel costs for Tom Price and all the other cabinet secretaries.
People in Puerto Rico are literally begging for water. Trump is in New Jersey. At his golf club. RIGHT NOW
Hatch on tax reform: "I don’t want it to be some piece of crap, which we’re so used to around here.”
Reminder: Neil Gorsuch just gave one of his 1st speeches since joining SCOTUS at the Trump Int'l Hotel in DC
In deciding to take up the Janus case, the GOP-appointed SCOTUS majority is poised to deal the knock-out blow to public sector unions.
When the GOP stole @BarackObama's SCOTUS seat & forced Gorsuch through the Senate, they knew their investment would pay off. Today it has.— Elizabeth Warren (@SenWarren) September 28, 2017
In deciding to take up the Janus case, the GOP-appointed SCOTUS majority is poised to deal the knock-out blow to public sector unions.— Elizabeth Warren (@SenWarren) September 28, 2017
Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump's private email domain is of particular interest in a new White House-led probe
Fake news on Twitter—including from Russia—flooded key swing states that helped Trump win the White House
Could Trump officials please stop taking private jets on the taxpayer dime for a little bit? We can barely update our graphics fast enough
Can reporters just say "He is lying"? Really, people. It's your job. https://t.co/mpCj82mFSJ— Soledad O'Brien (@soledadobrien) September 28, 2017
Trump just said 6 times that Graham-Cassidy failed because “there was a senator in the hospital.”— Christina Wilkie (@christinawilkie) September 27, 2017
There are no senators in the hospital. pic.twitter.com/pepKaUhd9n
Per WH, Trump travels tomorrow to Trump Nat'l Golf Club in NJ.— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) September 29, 2017
It'll be his 66th day at a golf club, 86th day at a Trump property as POTUS.
Puerto Rico hospitals are at a standstill while they’re without power. Americans are suffering. We must help
Here is another video of US Neo-Nazi Richard Spencer appearing on RT as an "expert on Libya and Syria"
Demonstrators silently protest DeVos during Harvard speech in the wake of Trump's new sexual assault policy
Twitter suspends Russia-linked accounts as it probes online efforts to meddle with the 2016 U.S. election
Another mistake from Jared Kushner's lawyer, Abbe Lowell. Even after the prankster was exposed, he emailed a document to the prankster
Another mistake from Jared Kushner's lawyer, Abbe Lowell. Even after the prankster was exposed, he emailed a document to the prankster. https://t.co/dM2Rdf5hNv— Renato Mariotti (@renato_mariotti) September 28, 2017
**NEW**— EMAIL PRANKSTER™ (@SINON_REBORN) September 28, 2017
JARED KUSHNER'S LAWYER, ABBE, sent this to my FAKE JARED email address today!!! 😳😯
pls support 👊🏻
BITCOIN https://t.co/sI57n2OyWv pic.twitter.com/iz1Py8CEs0
The claim that Puerto Ricans evacuated by the US government will owe money or have their passports seized is false
STUDY: With the help of bots, Twitter users shared more 'junk news' than real stories during the 2016 election
Daily Mail posted this photoshopped pic adding a veil to this foster mother to scare their readers. For more info:
Cyprus Judge orders Browder’s application served on Attorney General for cooperating w/Russian Magnitsky cover-up
1.3 trillion?"The tax-reform framework laid out by congressional Republicans and President Trump on Wednesday
‘Get out!’: Lt General rains hell on Air Force Academy after racist messages were left on black cadets’ rooms
‘Get out!’: Lt General rains hell on Air Force Academy after racist messages were left on black cadets’ rooms https://t.co/8fUaah6Vor— Topher Spiro (@TopherSpiro) September 29, 2017
You need to watch this right away...trust me. Thank you Lt. Gen. Jay B. Silveria for your service. pic.twitter.com/WPUVl0mXJh— Yashar Ali 🐘 (@yashar) September 29, 2017
Congressional Black Caucus Chair rips Trump: "I write today to express my utter disgust with your handling of race relations in America."
McCain: “While I welcome the Trump administration’s Jones Act waiver for Puerto Rico, this short-term, 10-day exemption is insufficient..."
McCain: “While I welcome the Trump administration’s Jones Act waiver for Puerto Rico, this short-term, 10-day exemption is insufficient..." https://t.co/58BJbP8Mc4— NBC News (@NBCNews) September 28, 2017
JUST IN: Senators McCain and Lee introduce legislation to permanently exempt Puerto Rico from the Jones Act pic.twitter.com/H3fqUrMOLV— NBC Politics (@NBCPolitics) September 28, 2017
Trump administration, under legal pressure, reverses itself on measuring greenhouse gases from cars and trucks
52% of respondents to Public Policy Polling survey released Thursday said they wished Obama was still leading the US
Craig Holman, government affairs lobbyist for Public Citizen, talks with Rachel Maddow about the opacity of Donald Trump's inauguration fund and the mystery of the extra millions of dollars believed to be held by the fund.
Rachel Maddow reports on Brian Benczkowski being voted through the Senate Judiciary Committee to lead the Justice Department’s criminal division despite little relevant experience and having worked for a Russian bank tied to the Trump Russia investigation.
Pablo Venes, a San Juan-based journalist, talks with Rachel Maddow about how the lack of internet and means of communication is hindering the ability for hospitals to treat patients in Puerto Rico as bad ideas and impotent leadership continue to hinder relief efforts.
Rachel Maddow points out the awkward juxtaposition of the Trump administration presenting a plan to cut taxes for the rich while suffering continues in Puerto Rico with leadership impotent to distribute ready aid.
Rachel Maddow reports on Donald Trump's HHS Secretary Tom Price, already in a corruption scandal when he was confirmed, now on resignation watch as the public learns more outrageous details about his abuse of public funds for private planes and more.