Saturday, January 20, 2018

There's furious lobbying going on in DC by Russian oligarchs trying to stay off the new 'friends of Putin list' to be published by the US Treasury on January 29th of possible sanctions

Spain has replaced the U.S. as the No. 2 tourism destination in the world, behind France, according to the UN.

Congressman Combating Harassment Settled His Own Misconduct Case

I am here in DC ready to vote on any number of bipartisan bills that would pass both the House & Senate and end the #TrumpShutdown. But I won't be able to. Why? Because the #GOP control the floor agenda. They control the House, Senate & White House. They own this #TrumpShutdown.

We march!

Prominent Russian insiders attended Trump inaugural and mingled with administration officials: report

Why did Sen McConnell kill bill to fund military during #TrumpShutdown? Because he can.

Amid Trump’s inaugural festivities, members of Russia’s elite anticipated a thaw between Moscow and Washington

GOP lawmakers back three-week government funding bill to end shutdown

Throughout the nation today, Womens Marches are matching or exceeding the turnout of 2017

LIVE: #WomensMarch2018 in Manhattan

This is Chattanooga, Tennessee. Absolutely amazing.

Hundreds of Haitians protest Trump outside Trump Tower

Speaker Ryan is misleading the American people on the House Floor right now. House CR sucks & harms America. Why?

The Woman Who Could Become America's First-Ever Indigenous Governor

There is always a tweet

If you’re going to use Military families to push your unAmerican agenda you could at least be like @BarackObama and sign a bill ensuring American military families would receive paychecks during government shutdowns. Here proof from your favorite network

Documents obtained by Judicial Watch reveal that travel costs for Trump’s trips to his properties in NJ, FL, and NY, and campaign rallies have cost $3,199,188 since June 30, bringing the total cost of travel as president to $13,533,937, The Hill reports.

How Republicans are blowing their blame game

Perspective | Trump’s first year: A damage assessment

From a messaging point of view this seems at odds with what we keep hearing from the WH about the president deeply in his heart wanting to protect the Dreamers.

Texas judge says God told him to sway jurors during sex trafficking trial

Malfunction triggers sirens at North Carolina nuclear plant

Japan, Isreal

Trump White House 'Threatening The Very Foundation Of This Republic,' Garry Kasparov Says

Reclusive U.S. billionaire Robert Mercer helped Trump win the presidency — but what does he really want

Trump is finally getting to preside over the government shutdown he’s hinted for months he might wan

Trump lawyer threatened to sue "In Touch" if it published interview with porn star

From inauguration crowd size to the mischaracterization of the Russia investigation, take a look back on some of President Trump’s biggest falsehoods to the American people during his first year in office

The @CFPB deserves a leader who actually believes in its mission of protecting consumers. As our coalition of 17 AGs warned before his appointment, Mick Mulvaney is not that leader.

Republicans control the White House, the Senate, and the House. If they are not willing or able to govern, they should get out of the way. No reason for them to shut down the government

To understand just how far apart the two parties are on DACA, compare what the leading House Republicans have offered to what the bipartisan Senate group has. It's impossible to convey who unreasonable Republicans are being. Their demands are endless and extreme

Turkish military operation in Syria's Afrin has begun - Erdogan

Women's March returns this weekend, with millions of women and their allies preparing to fill city streets across the country in protest of Pres. Trump's policies

Trump is planning to slash the budget of the Office of National Drug Control Policy—proposing a 95% cut—in what marks his admin's 2nd attempt to gut the office responsible for coordinating the federal response to the opioid crisis

Omarosa Manigault Newman, the controversial former assistant to President Trump, is about to hit the speaking circuit

Trump's dealmaker image tarnished by U.S. government shutdown

Conservative watchdog: Trump's trip to Trump properties have cost taxpayers millions

President Trump Is Having an Affair ‘Right Now,’ Michael Wolff Tells Bill Maher

“American officials suspect China then shared that information with Russia, which employed it to expose, arrest and possibly kill American sources in that country.”

Check the @womensmarch website to find a march near you.

Are you fired up by the #TrumpShutdown? Are you continually shocked by the chaos, meanness and unstable nature of the @realDonaldTrump Administration? If so, go march

Twitter admitted there were more than 50,000 Russian bots trying to confuse U.S. voters

The Mad King Flies His Flag

Shutdown drama shows Washington's failure to lead | Analysis by CNN's Stephen Collinson

White House moves to distance Trump from shutdown

Opinion: Trump is historically unpopular. But the intensity gap should really terrify Republicans

There’s a strong case to make that Trump is a big reason why the government just shut down

The government just shut down. Now what do lawmakers do?

Mitch McConnell had some pretty strong words blaming @SenateDems for the #TrumpShutdown yet he voted against the bill himself. In case you didn't quite catch that... McConnell voted with the dems, and then blamed the dems.

.@SenatorTester asked consent to pass HR 1301, amended with a bill to provide a CR through Monday 1/22. Sen. McConnell objected.

Obama: "If you have to win a campaign by dividing people, you're not going to be able to govern them. You won't be able to unite them later"

Poll: Obama popularity hits new high as Trump sinks to new low

According to Trump Jr., his meeting with Russians who wanted to help his father’s campaign was “standard practice in a campaign.”

Trump to propose stripping ATF's authority on alcohol and tobacco: report

NEW: In statement, Senator Lindsey Graham says he wants a continuing resolution through February 8, saying it is "necessary in order to work toward our shared goals, while providing sufficient urgency in these discussions"

The Trump administration is a counterintelligence disaster for America “Jared Kushner Is China’s Trump Card”

Porn star Stormy Daniels detailed alleged affair with Trump in 2011 interview

The only person who has ever wanted a shutdown is Donald J. Trump #TrumpShutdown

A list of all the people who will be screwed by a government shutdown

Trump Jr.: Russia probe a 'witch hunt, the greatest since the Salem Witch Trials'

This is no way to govern - Thread — Sheldon Whitehouse