Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Analysis: A report shows the Senate GOP tax bill ultimately raises taxes on 50 percent of people. That’s a problem.
MORE: Prince personally donated $250k to Trump coffers and to a pro-Trump super PAC led by Rebekah Mercer. Mercer owns Breitbart. Prince made several appearances on Bannon’s Breitbart Radio to spin up conspiracy theories about Clinton e-mails w @ZevShalev https://t.co/NEuhxQSTxz— Tracie (@traciemac_Bmore) November 21, 2017
It is appalling that an office that has been critical to innovation, research, and sound policy since 1976 is without leadership or direction. I will continue to call on @POTUS to fill key positions at the Office of Science and Technology Policy. https://t.co/ZhC6mdniKE— Sen. Maggie Hassan (@SenatorHassan) November 21, 2017
BREAKING: President Trump and President Putin had a phone call this morning which lasted about an hour, according to the White House
BREAKING: President Trump and President Putin had a phone call this morning which lasted about an hour, according to the White House. One can only hope that Mueller was listening in!— Ed Krassenstein (@EdKrassen) November 21, 2017
It’s time to talk #NetNeutrality at the dinner table. Tell your family to speak up – it’s the only thing that can keep the internet free & fair for all — Chuck Schumer
For 2 decades, @GOP Rep Dana Rohrabacher has been so valuable to the Kremlin, they gave him a code name. Now the Sen Intel Cmte wants to interview him as part of #TrumpRussia probe. About time.@MsMariaT #maddow https://t.co/2KCgBunIXy pic.twitter.com/crSaWqpgKz— Polly Sigh (@dcpoll) November 21, 2017
Trump, commenting on Roy Moore sexual assault allegations: “You don't need someone who's soft on crime like [Doug] Jones.”
The Trump W.H. tried to block public access to visitor logs of 5 federal offices working directly for the president.
"Let me just tell you Roy Moore denies it—he totally denies it." Donald Trump— Scott Dworkin (@funder) November 21, 2017
Trump believes Roy Moore & thinks every single one of the victims is lying. He went on to tell people to vote for Moore over Jones.#TrumpSexProbe #TrumpSexPredator #NoMoorepic.twitter.com/iFRO4mL1cd
The Trump campaign has stopped paying legal bills for Trump Jr. and is setting up a legal defense fund for him and other campaign staffers
The FCC is planning to introduce a plan that completely repeals #NetNeutrality this week. Here's what you need to know
If we lose net neutrality, you lose the equivalent to the first amendment of the internet and all Americans lose
More U.S. troops have died in war zones this year than in 2016 - first time in 6 years the number of service members killed overseas increased over previous year.
More U.S. troops have died in war zones this year than in 2016 - first time in 6 years the number of service members killed overseas increased over previous year. Some blame Trump's decision to increase military presence in multiple theaters.#DemForce— Mike #DemForce (@MikeEdBaker) November 20, 2017
One month before the Trump administration reversed a ban on the import of body parts from African elephants, federal officials quietly loosened restrictions on the importation of heads and hides of lions.
BREAKING: President Trump has added to his schedule today a phone call with Vladmir Putin. It is supposedly taking place sometime before noon.
BREAKING: President Trump has added to his schedule today a phone call with Vladmir Putin. It is supposedly taking place sometime before noon.— Ed Krassenstein (@EdKrassen) November 21, 2017
Dear Robert Mueller, please get your wiretaps ready!
After years of hostility to @CNN, the Trump Administration's efforts to block AT&T's acquisition of Time Warner, CNN's parent company, should be investigated by Congress.
After years of hostility to @CNN, the Trump Administration's efforts to block AT&T's acquisition of Time Warner, CNN's parent company, should be investigated by Congress. This is about protecting our free press - and our freedom - from a wannabe despot.— Evan McMullin (@Evan_McMullin) November 21, 2017
Ron Johnson says he’s “encouraged” by cooperation on his tax concerns but slams the “awful rushed process, a desperation to pass anything.”
Russian authorities have confirmed reports of a spike in radioactivity in the air over the Ural Mountains, but source of the "extremely high contamination" remains a mystery
Facebook insiders with detailed knowledge of the company's priorities and operations are increasingly voicing concerns that the tech giant is putting profits ahead of its users' best interests.
The FBI informant in the Uranium One probe is an ex-lobbyist for a Russian firm https://t.co/DYYGKRk3rl pic.twitter.com/uyqgwJY7xa— Newsweek (@Newsweek) November 17, 2017
HANNITY EXCLUSIVE: Newly Unearthed Documents Linking Russia To Clinton-Uranium One Scandal Validates FBI Informant https://t.co/8HTgfBCVgy— Bill Mitchell (@mitchellvii) November 20, 2017
Leading Trump Census pick causes alarm https://t.co/bOHeXVWlJB via @DannyVinik and @AndrewRestuccia pic.twitter.com/7CF3TpgyW5— POLITICO (@politico) November 21, 2017
Leading candidate, Thomas Brunell, is a Texas professor with no government experience & the author of a 2008 book titled “Redistricting and Representation: Why Competitive Elections Are Bad for America.” https://t.co/q3dMgpFOzw— David Wright (@DavidWright_CNN) November 21, 2017
Mitch McConnell is reportedly set to deliver a memo to the White House that spells out ways the Alabama special election could be delayed, including by applying pressure to Gov. Kay Ivey.
Jared Kushner is constantly keeping the government in the dark about suspicion-arousing information.
JUST IN: Russia's President Putin and President Trump will speak by phone on Wednesday to discuss Syria, says Kremlin
JUST IN: Russia's President Putin and President Trump will speak by phone on Wednesday to discuss Syria, says Kremlin— NBC News (@NBCNews) November 21, 2017
Ahead of his planned meet with Iranian and Turkish leaders, Putin says he intends to talk with U.S. President Donald Trump, and Middle Eastern leaders on his talk with Assad
"We count on the support of Russia to ensure the non-interference of outside players in the political process," Assad tells Putin https://t.co/kvqIW2cwq5— Haaretz.com (@haaretzcom) November 21, 2017
Exclusive: A group of U.S. State Department officials accuse Rex Tillerson of violating U.S. law designed to stop foreign militaries from enlisting child soldiers.
Charlie Rose suspended by CBS News after eight women accuse him of sexual misconduct in interviews with Washington Post.
This is a gut-check moment for any senator who has ever claimed to care about the debt. The Senate is on the verge of further burdening future generations that already face a big bill from decades of budgetary recklessness. https://t.co/O7Vp0pR810— The Moment of Truth (@BowlesSimpson) November 21, 2017
Twenty-First Century Fox Inc reaches a $90 million settlement in the sexual harassment scandal at its Fox News Channel involving longtime news chief Roger Ailes and anchor Bill O‘Reilly.
Rachel Maddow reports on the strengthening position of Doug Jones, the Democratic challenger to Roy Moore as Moore maintains local party support but suffers rejection by national Republicans and local media.
Rachel Maddow relays a Politico report that the FCC will revoke the net neutrality rule that gives everyone equal access to everything online, and will propose a system favored by internet service providers that could change the face of how the internet is used.
Rachel Maddow relays reports that the Donald Trump White House is looking at the possibility of merging the VA with the private health care system used by the Pentagon.
Paul Rosenzweig, former senior counsel on Ken Starr's investigation, talks with Rachel Maddow about the relationship between Robert Mueller's investigation of Donald Trump and the Justice Department, and the mechanics of Mueller asking the his own department for documents.
Rachel Maddow looks at how Richard Nixon's disregard for the independence of the Department of Justice contributed to his downfall, and reports on two fresh instances of Donald Trump appearing to exert improper influence on the DoJ to serve his political ends.
Shannon Pettypiece, White House correspondent for Bloomberg News, talks with Rachel Maddow about why the Trump re-election campaign and the RNC have been paying the legal fees of Donald Trump and Trump Jr., and what it means that Trump is now going to be taking some of that on himself.
Rachel Maddow reports on the latest developments in the Trump Russia investigation, including Jared Kushner extending his string of being caught not being honest with investigators, and expectations that Trump assistant Hope Hicks may testify as early as this week.
Rachel Maddow reports that Donald Trump intends to shut down his disgraced eponymous charitable foundation, but can't actually do so while the foundation remains under criminal investigation.
Rachel Maddow reports on the latest wave of sexual harassment and assault accusations against prominent media and political figures.