Tuesday, March 13, 2018

NEW: In bail order, judge cites 'apparent weight' of evidence against ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and says he 'face the very real possibility of spending the rest of his life in prison.'

Second Putin enemy, a close associate of Boris Berezovsky, found dead in London

BREAKING: Under Secretary of State Steve Goldstein is being fired for contradicting the account of Rex Tillerson’s dismissal, White House official tells

NEWS: Johnny McEntee was fired because he is currently under investigation by the Department of Homeland Security for serious financial crimes, a source familiar with his firing tells CNN.

Russian chemical weapons scientist and inventor of novichock has told Sky News that people exposed to even tiny traces of the nerve agent used to attack defected spy and his daughter in Salisbury could be in danger of developing symptoms for years to come

#MorningJoe completely rips Devin Nunes as ‘Trump’s dupe’: ‘This guy has been caught red-handed time and time again’

BREAKING: Trump says he made decision to oust secretary of state `by myself,' says Tillerson will be `much happier now'

InfoWars hit with lawsuit over spread of "fake news" after Charlottesville rally

THE MEMO: Britain's accusations over poisoning of ex-Russian spy raises questions about Trump-Putin relationship

Whenever Secretary Tillerson’s successor goes into meetings with foreign leaders, his credibility will be diminished as someone who could be here today and gone tomorrow.

Pelosi responds: "Speaker Ryan has allowed the House Intelligence Committee to make a mockery not only of the investigation but the Committee itself."

Stormy Daniels asks for new judge in lawsuit against Trump

The Notion that the HPSCI Rep Devin Nunes & Rep Mike Conaway would Conduct a nonpartisan and through

Read banned @alt_Spicerlies here on Mad Dog PAC

Trump says he is speaking with British Prime Minister Theresa May today and suggests he agrees with her assessment that Russia was "highly likely" responsible for the attempted murder of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter

Father of Parkland victim to Trump: "You’ve got to stop saying 'arm the teachers'"

Trump replaces Secretary of State Tillerson with CIA director

Remarkable statement from State Department spokesman on Tillerson firing

The teachers' strike in West Virginia showed everyone why it's so important that working people have a strong voice. When workers organize and stand together, everyone benefits.

Another long-time Trump aide is out: John McEntee, an original Trumper among w Hope Hicks and Dan Scavino, was escorted out of the White House on Monday

Tillerson goes farther than White House, condemns Russia for UK nerve agent attack

BREAKING: Tillerson aide: Trump never explained to Tillerson reason he was fired, and Tillerson had wanted to stay in job.

No explanation needed...

NEW: Sec. of State Tillerson said "Russia continues to be an irresponsible force of instability in the world, acting with open disregard for the sovereignty of other states and the life of their citizens" in statement on spy poisoning

Trump fires Tillerson by tweet

Rex Tillerson Out As Secretary of State

Fox & Friends celebrates House Republicans ending their Russia probe: "Yell it, Ainsley!"

JUST IN: Japan considering summit between PM Abe and North Korea's Kim Jong Un - Japan government source

At Russia's National Grain Centre, I ask Vladimir Putin: "Is Russia behind the poisoning of Sergei Skripal?"

.@alaynatreene called all 23 Republican congressmen's offices in districts Hillary Clinton won in 2016 and asked whether they would want Trump to campaign for them. Only two said they'd be happy to have his support.

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson released a statement regarding the poisoning. "Russia continues to be an irresponsible force of instability in the world, acting with open disregard for the sovereignty of other states and the life of their citizens."

I love that House R’s are going to get bashed all day today and every time a story like this emerges

“I’ve become extremely concerned about Russia.” — Rex Tillerson

Who’s afraid of the NRA? Trump. Actually, he’s terrified

Devos’s theory is that if you take money away from public schools and give it to charter schools, that will somehow help the public schools. It’s a system called ‘stupid.’

Republicans have backed away from their signature tax cut bill in the final days of a closely-watched special House election in the Pittsburgh suburbs — even though it's the very accomplishment on which they had banked their midterm election hopes.

My take on the U.K. Chemical Weapons assassination attempt @AP - Expert on UK Poison: We Have Never Seen It Used

Japan's fear: "Mr. Trump might forget what he was told or instructed or advised" on North Korea

Russia's foreign minister demands access to the nerve agent thought to have killed an ex-spy

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says Russia "is not to blame" for the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy and his daughter in Britain

What a brave Russian scientist told me about Novichok, the nerve agent identified in the spy attack

Hillary Clinton tells audience in India that U.S. did not “deserve” Trump presidency.

Trump evangelicals have sold their souls

Republican congressional candidate Rick Saccone asserted that his political opponents "hate" Trump, the U.S., and even God: “Many of them have a hatred for our country. I’ll you some more — my wife and I saw it again today, they have a hatred for God.”

"Felix Sater has been cast as a Russian mafioso, a career criminal, and a key business associate of President Donald Trump— but he spent more than two decades as an intelligence asset who helped the US government track terrorists & mobsters."


Trump Proclaiming Innocence

Roger Stone claimed contact with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in 2016, according to two associates

The de facto head of the U.A.E's intel service and an adviser to the crown prince of Abu Dhabi who's seen as a conduit from the U.A.E to the Kremlin were present at that Erik Prince meeting in the Seychelles being probed by Mueller

With @SpeakerRyan's blessing, @HouseGOP has abandoned their oath to support/defend the Constitution & protect Americans. Their decision to end the Intel investigation is another disturbing episode in their attempt to obstruct efforts to #FollowTheFacts on Trump-Russia scandal.

‘I wouldn’t wipe my ass with it’: Ex-CIA analyst rips House GOP intel committee’s ‘no collusion’ report

Rep. Tom Rooney just went on @CNN and contradicted the @GOP House Intelligence Committee. Rooney said Russia did try & help Trump get elected.

"The CIA just got it wrong," says Rep. Chris Stewart about the intelligence community's assessment that Russian President Putin was trying to help the Trump campaign over Hillary Clinton. "They just misinterpreted some very key intelligence and drew the wrong conclusions."

Lawrence & Rachel: 'Russian Roulette' connects the dots

New book 'Russian Roulette' synthesizes the characters and timeline of Russia and the Trump campaign. Rachel Maddow interviewed the authors, Michael Isikoff and David Corn, on The Rachel Maddow Show tonight. She joins Lawrence O'Donnell to react to the interview.

Schiff blasts GOP over premature Russia probe shutdown

Rep. Adam Schiff talks with Rachel Maddow about the Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee shutting down their Trump Russia investigation with witnesses yet to interview and questions left unanswered.

On 2016 Russian intrusion, US intel saw dots, missed connection

David Corn and Michael Isikoff discuss with Rachel Maddow some of the insights explored in their new book, "Russian Roulette," including how many of the ingredients of the Russian attack on the 2016 election were known to the U.S. intelligence community without the realization of the overall plot.

New book's scoop could clarify dossier's 'Trump pee tape' claim

Rachel Maddow shares highlights from "Russian Roulette," the new book by David Corn and Michael Isikoff, including a story about Donald Trump's visit to a night club with questionable entertainment.