Monday, January 29, 2018

BREAKING: The Hill: GOP Chairman of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, @USRepRodney Frelinghuysen, announced Monday that he will not seek reelection in an increasingly competitive district.

Neo-Nazi group allegedly linked to five killings across the country

NEW: U.S. Naval Forces Europe confirms “unsafe” Russian intercept of a US EP-3 Aries over the Black Sea, saying the Russian fighter came within five feet of the American plane.

Eagles' Chris Long says he'll skip visit to Trump White House again if team wins the Super Bowl

Leaked documents reveal the Trump administration's plan to sell off our public lands

New Deputy Director is David Bowdich.

How the Koch network aims to prevent a 2018 Democratic wave

Trump and Rosenstein: A history

Dems demand Gowdy subpoena Homeland Security for documents on Russian election hacking

CNN's @ShimonPro on Andrew McCabe: I'm hearing from field agents and field leaders that people are "pretty angry" that they are hearing about FBI leadership moves "from the news"

Here is my clip from @CNN with @JohnBerman this morning, explaining the procedural context of approving FISA extensions, which is not up to DAG Rosenstein (as the Nunes Memo reportedly alleges)

The Nunes memo reveals Rod Rosenstein approved an application to extend surveillance of Carter Page, NYT reports.

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand to @TheView: Pres. Trump "has over a dozen allegations of sexual assault and sexual harassment. He should resign because of that...Congress should be doing hearings. Where are the hearings?"

Republicans are selling out everything to protect their Dear Leader. Even America.

White House perjury panic

BREAKING: New US sanctions list due today will *also* sanction companies around the world who do business with sanctioned Russian entities.

"Steve Mnuchin desperately needs an economics lesson"

Deputy FBI director Andrew McCabe has stepped down, will be on leave until retirement, source says


We’ve neve seen congressional resignations like this before

There was an unexpected appearance at last night's Grammys

FBI officials fear GOP attacks may imperil the work of field agents.

Buried lede here is that both the Obama and Trump Justice Departments believed there was probable cause that Carter Page was acting as an agent of Russia

Opinion: We are on the cusp of a new arms race

Germany's carmakers take another hit with revelations of diesel testing on humans

Notice posted for employees at the Wynn Las Vegas: “We are all supportive of Mr. Wynn and his leadership, and while it is unfortunate that the news media has been used to assault Mr. Wynn and us in this way, we are doing everything we can to protect our employees”

Mick Mulvaney has articulated a new vision for the CFPB: a government agency that doesn't 'push the envelope.'

All donations by STEVE WYNN & his company to federal candidates, committees & 527 nonprofit groups, according to @FEC & @IRSnews records.

Its Still 1965 in Donald Trumps Mind on Immigration

Kremlin calls U.S. sanctions move attempt to influence Russian elections

Poll: Majorities think Trump is reckless, profane and sexist

Hung out to dry twice, Tennessee city stumped by Trump's washer tariffs

Data firm that worked for Trump asked WikiLeaks to share hacked emails

Trump's ambitious $1 trillion infrastructure plan hits an early roadblock over funding

“To defend and advance United States interests in the world, we need to protect our democracy at home.” Learn how we can strengthen our efforts to defend our #demoracy.

Mitch McConnell knows this bill has no chance of passing. He wants to get Democrats to vote no, and then put their vote in political attack ads in red states. It’s a desperate stunt to save his Senate majority

.@MarkWarner: ‘We’ve had new information that raises more questions’

Scoop: Trump team considers nationalizing 5G network

Analysis: The Psychological trick behind Trump’s misleading terror statistics

Perfect example of Russian troll farms coordinatin' with far-right nutball blogs to generate #FakeNews and further Trump's attack on Mueller. Notice they are not RTs, but sent as original content. Yet, each tweet is identical. This is all cranked out by one Russian operator.

12 legal experts tell us what they think special counsel Robert Mueller will do next

A fitness tracking app's map appears to be lighting up the location patterns of soldiers working out at military bases in remote locations around the world

Duckworth tears into Trump: He has no right to question other people's support for our military

The Kremlin should immediately release Alexei Navalny, those arrested during the recent demonstrations, and all political prisoners. #Putin seeking "reelection" like the dictator he is.

Rubio fires chief of staff for improper relations with subordinates

Paul Ryan works for the Koch Brothers. Not for us

This May 2016 protest in Houston, Texas, was organized by Russian trolls. The troll group promoted and organized two opposing events on Facebook to pit Americans against each other.

Hillary Clinton made a surprise appearance at the 2018 #Grammys and read an excerpt from "Fire and Fury"

Russian sanctions deadline today

Trump on tweeting: "Perhaps sometimes in bed, perhaps sometimes at breakfast or lunch." "I don't call it tweeting, I call it social media."

Mueller's job description includes investigating attempts to fire him

China wants Communist Party cells within foreign companies involved in joint ventures to have a formal role in management decisions. That's setting off alarm bells.

The President of the United States @realDonaldTrump is asked if he believes in climate change

Trump abuses show we must turn traditions into laws

Wynn's Macau expansion is at stake as a sex scandal engulfs its founder

Inspiring to watch the Russian people stand up for their rights despite the odds. #Putin’s dictatorship can run a sham election, but it can’t silence the Russian people.

CNN media reporter rips Hannity: The worse it seems to get for Trump, the wilder the conspiracy theories get

"Over the decades, Manafort had cut a trail of foreign money and influence into Washington, then built that trail into a superhighway. When it comes to serving the interests of the world’s autocrats, he’s been a great innovator."


Chris Wallace corners Trey Gowdy: 'Republicans hurt their credibility' by lying about bogus 'secret societies'

Opinion: The antisocial politics of Trump