Wednesday, November 15, 2017
While we work out what the Trump campaign was up to with Russia during the election, we don't have to wonder how the Trump administration has treated Russia *since* the election.
On press call happening now, VA Dems say that 668 voters in a liberal area were given the wrong ballots in a house of del race.
On press call happening now, VA Dems say that 668 voters in a liberal area were given the wrong ballots in a house of del race. That race was won by gop by 82 votes. Would flip that seat and control of house. Lawyers waiting on sbe response— Krystal Ball (@krystalball) November 15, 2017
NEWS: Fusion GPS co-founder still in touch w Steele, says Steele did NOT pay sources and says dossier not disproven
BI's fantastic video team and I will be interviewing @lukeharding1968 on Friday about his new book, "Collusion: Secret Meetings, Dirty Money and How Russia Helped Donald Trump Win." In the meantime, here's an interesting extract: https://t.co/yyluyScQ8W— Natasha Bertrand (@NatashaBertrand) November 15, 2017
FUN FACT: There were over 2 dozen impeachment resolutions in Watergate. This is part of the process and not a waste of time.https://t.co/n7K17N7CkI— Tea Pain (@TeaPainUSA) November 15, 2017
House Dems introduce articles of impeachment against Trump https://t.co/oj2yI4phqK pic.twitter.com/gQffy2SqJ3— The Hill (@thehill) November 15, 2017
Senate Republicans snuck #Trumpcare in their tax bill. Doctors, hospitals, and patients are united against it — again.
Orrin Hatch: "There are no cuts to Medicaid in this bill." ... Claire McCaskill: "Where do you think the $300 billion is coming from? Is there a fairy that's dropping it on the Senate?
Orrin Hatch: "There are no cuts to Medicaid in this bill."— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) November 15, 2017
Claire McCaskill: "Where do you think the $300 billion is coming from? Is there a fairy that's dropping it on the Senate? The money you're spending is coming out of Medicaid." (via ABC) pic.twitter.com/Y0F1mv1DTp
Dem lawmaker: Congress has paid out $15 million in sexual harassment settlements over the last decade
The nation’s doctors, hospitals, and insurers come out against the individual mandate repeal in the tax bill, says it will “substantially increase the number of uninsured Americans.”
Wells Fargo repays another $5.4 million to military service members whose cars were illegally repossessed
Ex-Watergate prosecutor: ‘#JeffSessions has made it a lot easier’ for special counsel Mueller to find him guilty of perjury
It's not "The Left" that opposes national security, it's a very specific political faction whose language, curiously, matches the Alt-Right.
WikiLeaks set off an attack on our Trump-Russia project—right after talking to Donald Trump Jr. about it
Tomorrow Lithuanian Parliament will have final vote on their Magnitsky Act. Russian ambassador now squeals ‘unfair’
if Donald Trump is committed to shifting the lower courts to the right, there's little that stands in his way.
The Taliban is now using Russian night-vision goggles to carry out attacks against American soldiers & our allies
Breitbart is "not a news organization... they're interested in trying to spin and distort and ultimately really lie" - Fmr. Breitbart Spokesman
Jeff Sessions was asked why the FBI investigates ‘Black extremists’ but not the KKK. It did not go well for him.
Do Facebook and Google have control of their algorithms anymore? A sobering assessment and a warning-
May knows how to respond to an autocrat who shows no concern for international law. No, I’m not talking about Trump.
Fox News analyst steps down from management at law firm after saying sexual harassment victims are "few and far between"
Any bill being passed under reconciliation has to comply with every section of the six-part Byrd Rule. And right now, the tax bill does not.
“They want to know if he’s crazy or if this is just an act.” Inside the secret back-channel North Korea talks
"'Looks like' is not enough basis to appoint a special counsel," Sessions said regarding calls for a special counsel to investigate Hillary Clinton
Mass shootings in America are so common that the president now just copy & pastes his condolences—sometimes mixing up the city from today's mass shooting from last week's
Americans deserve the full truth about Sec. Ross's finances and possible conflicts of interest. Glad to have @SenatorHassan @CoryBooker @SenatorCantwell @SenatorBaldwin @SenDuckworth joining my call for an Inspector General investigation. https://t.co/wMBSin4GIE— Richard Blumenthal (@SenBlumenthal) November 14, 2017
And here is the chief of the foreign intelligence agency of Germany "Federal Intelligence Service" #BND in a rare interview today, describing #Russia in the world.
And here is the chief of the foreign intelligence agency of Germany "Federal Intelligence Service" #BND in a rare interview today, describing #Russia in the world.— Julian Röpcke (@JulianRoepcke) November 14, 2017
He couldn't be more clear.https://t.co/EByJxzbpiW#PutinAtWar pic.twitter.com/gCoWN1PPK1
AG Sessions either lied to U.S. Senate or lied to U.S. House of Reps. Watch Rep. Lieu question #JeffSessions
A gunman just shot up an elementary school in CA. Kids are dead. News isn't showing it.— Andy Slavitt (@ASlavitt) November 14, 2017
This is a public health crisis of epic proportion.
Gunman kills four in Northern California shooting spree https://t.co/D3XfSk0MBr pic.twitter.com/j2ybHOAhQT— Reuters Top News (@Reuters) November 15, 2017
Fusion GPS cofounder Glenn Simpson testified for 7 h ours today before the House Intelligence Committee. His lawyer says it's up to the committee to release the transcript.
We are concerned Pres. Trump "is so unstable, is so volatile” that he might order nuclear strike that is "wildly out of step" with US national security interests.
McConnell on the rationale for adding the individual mandate repeal to the tax plan, from the WSJ CEO Council event
McConnell on the rationale for adding the individual mandate repeal to the tax plan, from the WSJ CEO Council event (via the great @ColinCNN) pic.twitter.com/5cDvqVo70J— Phil Mattingly (@Phil_Mattingly) November 14, 2017
To be perfectly clear: The @SenateMajLdr is admitting to a room full of CEOs that in order to make their corporate tax cuts permanent, Senate Republicans will gladly take health care away from 13 million people. https://t.co/t3ObKLPxUp— Senator Bob Casey (@SenBobCasey) November 14, 2017
Rachel Maddow reminds viewers of the sexual harassment case against Senator Bob Packwood and how Mitch McConnell used the Senate Ethics Committee and the threat of expulsion to drive Packwood from the Senate in shame. So he knows how to handle Moore.
Matt Miller, former Justice Department spokesman, talks with Rachel Maddow about the nature of the case against disgraced Trump NSA Mike Flynn and whether that has implications for any obstruction of justice case that might be made against Trump.