Wednesday, November 8, 2017
NEW VIDEO: Yes. We rejected Trumpism last night. But a new poll says 91% of his voters would support him today. Seems terrible. In fact, this means he’d lose reelection by 135 Electoral Votes
Schiller's closed-door testimony to the House Intelligence Committee was one of the most vivid signs yet of how deeply the Russia investigations are penetrating the president's inner circle.
Fake billionaire Wilbur Ross boasted that the Trump Team plans $250B in deals from China visit, offered few details.
.@TheRickWilson on Carter Page: "Profoundly disconnected, socially awkward, and reeking of late-stage virginity, he gives off the creepy vibe of a man with a too-extensive knowledge of human taxidermy and a soundproofed van." https://t.co/tIqABLDrHj— Noah Shachtman (@NoahShachtman) November 8, 2017
Just in: House intel committee has withdrawn Devin Nunes' subpoena for Fusion GPS cofounder Glenn Simpson, per Fusion counsel Josh Levy. Simpson will appear before the committee voluntarily next week
Corey Lewandowski says "my memory has been refreshed" and he now remembers receiving email from Carter Page about Moscow trip (in March he claimed he didn't)
lDonald Trump said he got a phenomenal response from the Korean people? He wasn’t lying....the large crowds of protesters were phenomenal.
Pence broke the tie and Trump signed the bill throwing out years of work to protect consumers from Wall Street
“Fire and fury like the world has never—hey, speaking of fire, have you tried the flame-broiled burgers at my Trump hotels? The best burgers. Believe me.” -President Grifter https://t.co/CHo1hByzdO— Jon Zal (@OfficialJonZal) November 8, 2017
President Trump mentions golf property during speech at South Korean National Assembly https://t.co/BmO7yeR08Y— NBC News (@NBCNews) November 8, 2017
Upper Peninsula Michigan House seat by that Trump won by 4 points goes to the Dem by over 20 points.
DICKEY AMENDMENT. Speaks volumes that some in GOP are afraid of even researching gun violence prevention—CDC is not allowed to fight this public health crisis
Yes repeal the DICKEY AMENDMENT! So the CDC can research— VennDiagram (@and_kate) November 6, 2017
Speaks volumes that some in GOP are afraid of even researching gun violence prevention—CDC is not allowed to fight this public health crisis https://t.co/PV8xHATu3T— Seth Moulton (@sethmoulton) November 8, 2017
WATCH: Labour MP Kate Osamor calls for Priti Patel’s resignation after she misses parliamentary questions about her secretive and unauthorised meetings in Israel
Senate GOP tax bill could delay corporate tax cut and make other big changes that break sharply with House plan
Senate GOP tax bill could delay corporate tax cut and make other big changes that break sharply with House plan https://t.co/VzHq7VuNmj— Washington Post (@washingtonpost) November 7, 2017
It’s becoming crystal clear: Republicans are on a fast track to fully eliminate the state & local tax deduction. The compromise was never adequate, but any Republican clinging to it as an excuse to vote for the tax bill should abandon ship before it’s too late. https://t.co/1OGM6FCxn4— Chuck Schumer (@SenSchumer) November 7, 2017
On Nov. 8, 2016, Russian troll account "MarchForTrump" unveiled a Voter Fraud hotline in a series of tweets
Photo: Wilbur Ross behind Trump in 1990. These scam artists have known each other for at least 27 years.
Giovanni Brignoni is a pilot for Fura, the Puerto Rico state police. He has been heralded as a hero for reporting while rescuing. His humanity is inspiring. His stories are sobering.
"I think Chris Christie has destroyed the Republican brand in New Jersey for a political generation"
Meet Tom Tancredo, the white-nationalist apologist and Breitbart columnist running for Colorado governor
Devastating video from @CNN. This quote from a senior Republican adviser is... wow. "Total Dem sweep. Crushing numbers. It. Is. Over. This is a referendum on Donald Trump and his presidency."
CIA Director Mike Pompeo met with the DNC hack conspiracy theorist at President Trump's urging, sources say
Oops. You're not supposed to say this out loud. Putting donors over 38 million middle-class Americans
Oops. You're not supposed to say this out loud. Putting donors over 38 million middle-class Americans. https://t.co/TfaO22woRX— Topher Spiro (@TopherSpiro) November 7, 2017
.@RepChrisCollins (R-NY) on tax reform: "My donors are basically saying, 'Get it done or don’t ever call me again.'"— Cristina Marcos (@cimarcos) November 7, 2017
NEW: A fourth Trump judicial nominee -- Brett Talley in Alabama -- has been deemed not qualified by American Bar Association
BREAKING: Maine voters expand Medicaid in statewide referendum seen as bellwether for support for the Affordable Care Act.
BREAKING: Maine voters expand Medicaid in statewide referendum seen as bellwether for support for the Affordable Care Act.— The Associated Press (@AP) November 8, 2017
.@SpeakerRyan-I knew u were lying this weekend when u said u saw no reason for Mueller to resign or be fired. People from your caucus are still trying to get him fired. You are to blame for this. Tomorrow your office will be hearing from #TheResistance. https://t.co/9uFojJP6NC— Scott Dworkin (@funder) November 7, 2017
Exit polls show top 2 issues for Northam voters tonight were health care and guns. Say it again. Health care and GUNS.
A resounding defeat tonight for President Trump. Voters around the country rejected the ugly politics we have seen this past year. Instead, they chose candidates who unite and inspire us.
A resounding defeat tonight for President Trump. Voters around the country rejected the ugly politics we have seen this past year. Instead, they chose candidates who unite and inspire us.— Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) November 8, 2017
Nadya Tolokonnikova from the Russian punk music and protest group Pussy Riot joins MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell to discuss the similarities and differences between President Trump and Vladimir Putin and to share her advice for the American resistance.
Former GOP Rep. David Jolly says of the 2017 election results "this is what a wave feels like, and Democrats won tonight because Donald Trump is president." Jolly and Krystal Ball join Lawrence O'Donnell to discuss the races where voters rejected Trump.
Rachel Maddow points out that while Donald Trump is quick to concoct his own diagnosis of the latest mass killing shooter as mentally ill, his actions in office so far show a disregard for mental illness and gun ownership.
Lawrence O'Donnell asked Rachel Maddow to react to a big night for the Democrats across the country and what it means for President Donald Trump.
Steve Kornacki, MSNBC political correspondent, shows Rachel Maddow the dynamics of the voting in Virginia where Democrats took the top state offices and flipped many state delegate seats as Trump-style campaigning failed with suburban Republicans and energized urban Democrats.
Democrats finally got big victories they were craving in the year since Trump won the presidency. Five takeaways:
Senator Mark Warner talks with Rachel Maddow about Democratic election victories in the state's top offices.