Thursday, November 2, 2017
Carter Page had NO lawyer for ~7-hour House Intel hearing took the 5th & didn't turn over subpoenaed docs
CNN Legal Analyst Preet Bharara provides insight on the latest in the Russia investigation as Mueller's team starts to reach the president's cabinet and staff.Source: CNN
BREAKING: Trump agrees to expand use of disaster aid to rebuild Puerto Rico power grid, infrastructure & said fed govt would pay 90% of cost
BREAKING: Trump agrees to expand use of disaster aid to rebuild Puerto Rico power grid, infrastructure & said fed govt would pay 90% of cost— Evan Rosenfeld (@Evan_Rosenfeld) November 2, 2017
Investigators have begun asking about Jared Kushner’s role in the firing of FBI Director James Comey.
Amazing moment on MSNBC: Nicole Wallace calls out Mike Pence's former press secretary for spouting White House propaganda on her show.
NEW VIDEO “Some thought he might’ve been suffering from early Alzheimer’s.” How Trump’s incapacity impacts Mueller
Here's a bunch of deductions getting repealed: medical, alimony, dependent care, moving expenses, adoptions....
BREAKING: USA TODAY: Trump installed at least 5 people who have been members of his clubs to sr. roles in his admin
Carter Page has invoked the 5th, on his own without a lawyer, regarding document production, says House Intel member Speier. Which documents? "Any documents," she tells me.
Carter Page has invoked the 5th, on his own without a lawyer, regarding document production, says House Intel member Speier. Which documents? "Any documents," she tells me.— Billy House (@HouseInSession) November 2, 2017
Attorney General Sessions last month: "I have not seen anything that would indicate a collusion with Russians to impact the campaign."
[BREAKING] Leahy: AG Sessions Must Return To Judiciary Cmte For Under-Oath Testimony To Address New Revelations:
We shouldn't use the #ACA Prevention and Public Health Fund as a piggy bank as it supports critical health programs like child immunizations
Sam Clovis, trump's pick for USDA’s top scientist, who isn't even a scientist, withdraws from the nomination
We can't cut, cut, cut today & assume Congress will grow a backbone later. We've got to take our $20T debt seriously & pass real
Opinion: "Trump's base is egging him on to undertake his own 'Saturday Night Massacre' and fire Mueller"
Fox & Friends is furious suspected NYC attacker is going through the criminal justice system: “We're in a war"
John Dean pours cold water on Trump’s claim he’s not under investigation: ‘So out of touch it’s frightening’
Mueller Investigation FORGET URANIUM ONE: WHY ROGER STONE’S PLOT TO OUST ROBERT MUELLER “MAKES NO SENSE”
NYT: Republican tax plan would repeal the Johnson Amendment that prevents churches from endorsing candidates:
Vanity Fair reports Trump blames Jared Kushner for the mess with Mueller. Steve Bannon fears the developments could lead to Trump being removed and White House Staff are said to be scared of being entangled in the mess. Nick Akerman, Betsy Woodruff, & Jason Johnson join Lawrence O'Donnell.
The real West Wing isn’t encouraging health care enrollment — so ‘West Wing’ star Bradley Whitford is doing it
John Authers: Why Donald Trump choosing Jay Powell to lead the Federal Reserve is more than a non-event
Starting today, you can sign up for 2018 health coverage. Head on over to https://t.co/ob1Ynoesod and find a plan that meets your needs. https://t.co/6vYt83w74T— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) November 1, 2017
Today’s the day! You can go to https://t.co/p8DQwo89C7 and sign up for health coverage. Need a pep talk first? @BarackObama has you covered. pic.twitter.com/78DAFgUV77— Get America Covered (@GetUSCovered) November 1, 2017
Trump, who hit his lowest Gallup approval number yet on Monday, tells NYT: "I just got fantastic poll numbers."
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the company's profits will take a hit as it invests in efforts to prevent abuse
“Mr. Putin: Turning neighbor into adversary.” And now he’s attacked the US. Putin is running out of friends.
President Donald Trump's visit to Asia means lots of planning, no insults and above all, no surprises.
NEW Photo: Two days after inauguration convicted Trump Advisor George Papadopoulos met with Israeli political activist on Trump's behalf
Russia seized Crimea in 2014 without firing a single shot. Putin had used disinformation, weaponized leaks and cyber attacks.
Social media split: Twitter has banned RT ads. Google & Facebook lawyers say they won't do so Bec "we have found no violations"— Michael Isikoff (@Isikoff) November 1, 2017
Facebook offered to target "people who want to burn jews" with ads.— Eric Garland (@ericgarland) November 1, 2017
Not a violation? Seriously? https://t.co/HVr85D29an https://t.co/sG58GQYpWU
Top Dem: Confirming Trump bank nominee would be like "putting an arsonist in charge of the fire department"
BBC Radio, Dominic Lawson interviews me on why I changed my mind on Vladimir Putin and became his number 1 enemy
Sen. Feinstein to FB,Google,Twitter execs: “I don’t think you get it ...What we are talking about is the beginning of cyberwar fare.”
Sen. Feinstein to FB,Google,Twitter execs: “I don’t think you get it ...What we are talking about is the beginning of cyberwar fare.”— Marisa Schultz (@marisa_schultz) November 1, 2017
CBC: Ukraine's Prime Minister has offered to hand over any info requested on Paul Manafort and Rick Gate
NY publicist says Manafort wanted to pay him for Ukraine work via offshore accounts — to make 'way more money'
Former Prime Minister of Australia, Kevin Rudd, directly blames Rupert Murdoch for the destruction of the NBN, the election of Donald Trump and the Brexit vote
Gaslighting 101: Trump discredits U.S. justice system on camera but hours later his White House denies he said it.
Britain investigates Brexit campaign funding, as speculation mounts that Russia may have meddled in the vote
Sen. Nelson to Trump's NASA chief nominee: "Your recent public service career does not instill great confidence..."
There was a time when one could tell the difference between Fox and the nutjobs at Infowars. It’s getting tougher and tougher.
There was a time when one could tell the difference between Fox and the nutjobs at Infowars. It’s getting tougher and tougher. Lies are lies https://t.co/stYjntoJUq— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) November 2, 2017
When you can't tell the difference between Fox News and Infowars pic.twitter.com/aZ3xXuIfQs— Oliver Darcy (@oliverdarcy) November 1, 2017
Russia's state TV host re: U.S. working to enhance cybersecurity measures: "Trump - whom we elected - has let us down."
greg p miller says "partisan positioning" slowed down the U.S. response to mounting evidence of Russian election meddling.
Big news! Unknown hackers breached the Trump Organization. Trump's company didn't find out for four years. Ad there's a connection to Russian servers!
NEW: Trump just said the alleged NYC terrorist should be killed. That may hurt the government's case against him.
Deeper and darker: Trump’s unknown financial connections to Russia may hold the key to the widening scandal
Obama WH ethics czar: Trump's Papadopoulos tweets increase his personal liability, open him to obstruction charges
NEW Photo: George Papadopoulos meeting with the President of Greece in the presidential mansion as a Trump campaign Advisor-he wasn't junior
Jaimie Nawaday, former assistant U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, explains to Rachel Maddow the specifics of how the special counsel's money laundering charge against Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort works.
Jaimie Nawaday, former assistant U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, explains to Rachel Maddow why former Donald Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort is not charged with tax crimes even though they're described in the indictment.
Congressman Adam Schiff talks with Rachel Maddow about the case for collusion between Russia and the Donald Trump campaign as has been established so far by press reporter, court filings and admissions by members of the campaign.
Rachel Maddow shares video of Congressman Adam Schiff listing the times that Russia reached out to help the Donald Trump campaign and the Trump campaign said, yes, please.
Rachel Maddow explains how the improvised legal system at Guantanamo Bay has produced a conflict over authority between a judge and the chief legal counsel over whether civilian defense attorneys can be forced to participate in proceedings.