Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Trump’s appointment of a prosecutor - after a personal interview - who may well be prosecuting him is absolutely abhorrent to the rule of law.

Trump’s all kinds of mad. Inside Trump's two days of fury

Enraged Trump Personally Dictated Scathing Denouncement of Strategist Steve Bannon

The "Mad Dog PAC," founded by former White House staffer @TrueFactsStated has unveiled a billboard in Pensacola targeting Rep. @mattgaetz

Here’s video of DAG Rosenstein leaving his meeting w/@SpeakerRyan

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon says the 2016 Trump Tower meeting was "treasonous"

JUST IN: Trump forced to dissolve voter fraud commission after states refuse to turn over voter info

Trump claimed undocumented people committed voter fraud in election so he created a commission to prove it. Failing to prove it, he has dissolved the commission.

A note of caution on Fire and Fury

Surprise meeting tonight between Deputy Atty General Rod Rosenstein and House Speaker Paul Ryan was requested by Rosenstein to discuss matters related to Congressman Devin Nunes and the Russia investigation.

Hope Hicks fled the room after Trump called her ‘the best piece of tail’ Lewandowski will ever have: report

Worth nothing we have just hit deadline by which Congressman Nunes told DOJ/FBI to hand over a lot of sensitive info on the investigation

Utah man charged with threatening to assassinate Trump

From Fire and Fury, here's Trump on his friends' wives

Where are the voices of all the leaders who know an independent Department of Justice and FBI are essential to our liberty?

Reporter: “Can you tell me the biggest single thing the president has accomplished for the American people during his time on the golf course?”

There's been chatter for months in conservative legal circles that a suit like this - challenging lawfulness of Rosenstein's order - was coming

NEW — Blake Farenthold, who said a month ago he would pay back $84k in taxpayer $ used for sexual harassment settlement, isn’t planning to. Spox says he wants to see what changes are made to the CAA first

It's time. We can sort out whatever allegations or concerns there are about Mike Pence later, but Trump must go. Until he does we are all at risk.

Manafort sues Robert Mueller, Rod Rosenstein and the USDOJ in federal district court, alleging Mueller has overstepped his authority.

BREAKING: NBC Politics: Paul Manafort is suing: @TheJusticeDept, Special Counsel Robert Mueller and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein

Roger Stone, Alex Jones, and other right-wing media figures are all but begging Bannon to djspute his quotes in the Wolff book. But Bannon has been silent, and Breitbart aggregated the quotes

This isn’t the first time Bannon has slammed the campaign for taking meetings with Russia..

NEW: Here's the Bannon quote regarding the July 2016 Trump Tower meeting: "The chance that Don Jr. did not walk these Jumos up to his father’s office of the 26th floor is zero,” per "Fire & Fury."

New York Magazine Just Published an Explosive, Gossipy Account of Life Inside Trump’s White House

Erdogan has been aiding ISIS by training & smuggling foreign fighters to them. When trucks full of them approach the Turkey-Syrian border, a radio call “lights out” goes out, which is the stand-down, “look-the-other-way” signal to the Turkish border guards.

JUST IN: Bannon: "Zero chance" that Trump did not know about son's meeting with Russians

Turkish Banker Mehmet Hakan Atilla Is Convicted in Billion Dollar Scheme to Evade Iran Sanctions

Trump condensed — Adam Schiff

"Early in the campaign, Sam Nunberg was sent to explain the Constitution to the candidate. 'I got as far as the Fourth Amendment,' Nunberg recalled, 'before his finger is pulling down on his lip and his eyes are rolling back in his head.'"

This Turkish money laundering conviction is tectonic. It directly involves the crooks who hired Giuliani, Flynn, and Mukasey - and leads right to Erdogan.

Fiery new statement from FusionGPS

Joined Gov. @ricardorossello in San Juan to demand Congressional action on Puerto Rico relief package – a message I will reiterate forcefully back in DC. With island still in triage, this help cannot wait another day.

President Trump on Steve Bannon, Oct. 16, 2017

President Trump fires back at Steve Bannon, saying his former chief strategist had "lost his mind" after being fired from the White House

Trump Tower meeting with Russians 'treasonous', Bannon says in explosive book

Trump to throw exclusive party for countries that didn't vote to against his Jerusalem decision

President Trump wants to build a missile that would break a nuclear arms treaty with Russia

Acting ICE director: Politicians in sanctuary cities should be arrested and charged with crimes

Trump not done pushing the Justice Department to pursue his enemies

Trump Russia Collusion – Why Mueller’s Not Thinking Small

Mitt Romney changes location on Twitter as Utah Senate seat opens

The first primary of the 2018 midterm elections, in Texas, is barely eight weeks away. It’s time to ask: Will the Russian government deploy “active measures” of the kind it used in 2016?

President Trump sought to link the grievances of the Iranian demonstrators to Obama's policies

Russia warns Donald Trump for his comments on Iran: Stay out of their affairs

How Donald Trump came between Mike Pence and Jeff Flake

Ex-Treasury Sec. Jacob Lew says the Trump admin’s decision to add a significant amount of debt through last year’s tax legislation is leaving the country broke: “It’s a ticking time bomb in terms of the debt.”

Fusion GPS founders are saying the Republican-controlled Congressional committees investigating #TrumpRussia are not doing their job.

Dem torches Trump: Nuclear button tweet is "presidential malpractice"

Palestinians say Jerusalem ‘not for sale’ after Trump’s tweet-threat on aid

The nuclear war tweet heard 'round the world

Do federal officials have to disclose their interest in bitcoin? It's a gray area

Everything you've been told about welfare is wrong

Firm behind Russia dossier fires back at Trump & GOP

Republicans passed their tax bill. Now theyre spending $10 million to promote it.

Senate Transforms With Arrival Of 2 New Democrats

Orrin Hatch retirement opens door for a Mitt Romney senate run

Rachel Maddow reports on how the announcement of the retirement of Orrin Hatch enables Mitt Romney to run to represent Utah in the Senate.

Trump taunts Iran, insults Pakistan

Rachel Maddow reports on Donald Trump injecting himself into the politics of Iranian protests and picking a fight with Pakistan.

Trump compares button size with Kim Jong Un

Rachel Maddow shows Donald Trump inviting a nuclear attack from North Korea by goading Kim Jong Un with thinly veiled sneers about the size of his penis.

American identities hijacked to fake support for Trump policies

Rachel Maddow reports on an emerging pattern of public feedback on U.S. policy changes being stuff with fake comments from the hijacked identities of real Americans to show artificial support for Trump administration policies.

2018 opens with frigid cold

Rachel Maddow alerts viewers to extreme cold (and a good chance of a northeast snow storm) forecast for the end of the first week of the year.

Dossier didn't trigger Trump Russia probe; GOP pretends otherwise

Mark Mazzetti, Washington investigations editor for The New York Times, talks with Rachel Maddow about his reporting that the Trump Russia investigation was triggered by a tip from U.S. allies, not the Christopher Steele dossier.

Fox News is going to get us all killed

the guy in the white hat

@jack is #complicit

From Fusion GPS: “Congress should release transcripts of our firm’s testimony, so that the American people can learn the truth about our work and most important, what happened to our democracy.”


Trump taunts North Korea: My nuclear button is 'much bigger,' 'more powerful'