Thursday, August 31, 2017
POTUS Election Integrity Commission to investigate baseless claim of "voter fraud" is a farce. I've introduced an amendment to defund it
President Trump’s vile attacks on the ‘fake news’ media are an incitement to violence: UN human rights chief
NBC News: Manafort's notes from the Trump Tower meeting included the word "donations" near a reference to the RNC
Rex Tillerson orders Russia to close U.S. compounds after Trump ‘thanks’ Putin for expelling 100s of diplomats
Health Department will cut spending on promotion of the ACA from $100M to $10M for this sign-up season
BREAKING: White House says President Trump to pledge $1 million in personal funds to Harvey relief efforts.
BREAKING: White House says President Trump to pledge $1 million in personal funds to Harvey relief efforts.— The Associated Press (@AP) August 31, 2017
Reminder: Pledging is NOT actually donating.— Pé Resists (@4everNeverTrump) August 31, 2017
He'll have to be publicly-shamed in months from now into actually making the donation. https://t.co/YiLEYRt9fr
Ex-secretaries of the Army, Navy, Air Force are joining a lawsuit challenging Trump's transgender servicemember ban.
Trump claimed he witnessed Harveys devastation first hand. The White House basically admits he didnt.
Can tomorrow be his last day?
Putin would like nothing better than to see the USA consumed with violence+terrorism. Don't let the bad guys win
After a summer of departures, White House staff are taking on double roles while other jobs are eliminated
‘We only kill black people’: Georgia cop caught on video reassuring nervous white woman during traffic stop
Helpful pic for placing Dmitry Peskov, the Kremlin official the Trump Org wrote to for help during the campaign:
FBI shuts down request for files on Hillary Clinton by citing lack of public interest Total crap and against the law
ON GMA: We’re kicking off Day Of Giving to help the Red Cross raise money for those impacted by Hurricane
For the latest updates on volunteering for our #Harvey response and how to help now - American Red Cross
FULL STORY: U.S. flies warplanes to South Korea for bombing drills to act as show of force against North Korea
As thousands watch their lives swept away, GOP schemes to cut *$1B* in disaster funds to build Trump's border wall.
The president, during an official White House event, attacked Democratic senator Claire McCaskill and pushed for tax cuts, after offering "thoughts and prayers" for the victims of Hurricane Harvey. Lawrence O'Donnell examines.
Special counsel Robert Mueller is reportedly working with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman in connection the Russia investigation, suggesting where the probe may be headed. Reporter Matt Apuzzo and law professor Jed Shugerman join Lawrence O'Donnell.
Jennifer Rubin and Eugene Robinson talk with Lawrence O'Donnell about Trump's relationship with Putin and new reports about Trump attorney Michael Cohen's role in a business deal with Russia in 2015.
Rachel Maddow notes that just ahead of Donald Trump Jr's testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee chaired by Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley, Donald Trump reached out to Grassley to discuss ethanol regulations.
Rachel Maddow reports breaking news that a federal judge has temporarily blocked Texas' controversial S.B. 4, and anti-immigrant law that would stop cities from ignoring federal immigration enforcement guidance.
Rachel Maddow explains the role Brian Benczkowski served in trying to clean up the Alfa Bank Trump Tower server story now that Donald Trump wants him to become Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division of the Justice Department.
Interesting part of Mueller/Schneiderman working together: Trump has federal pardon power but not for state crimes
Josh Dawsey, White House reporter for Politico, talks with Rachel Maddow about the revelation that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has been working with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on the Paul Manafort probe in the Trump Russia investigation.
LATEST: "Plume of smoke" spotted at a flooded chemical plant amid explosion warning following #TropicalStormHarvey
Matt Dempsey, data reporter on the investigative team at the Houston Chronicle, talks with Rachel Maddow about the immediate peril from the damaged Arkema chemical plant northeast of Houston and the lack of regulations in Texas complicating the problem.
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Russian spy who met with Trump Jr, Manafort, Kushner in June, 2016 testified before a Mueller Grand Jury August, 11
Schiff plans to intro an amendment that would stop the Secret Service from paying any Trump-owned, operated biz.
The Kremlin says it received an email from Trump's company lawyer on tower project, but never replied
NEW VIDEO: Impeach Trump, get Civil War, say Stone, Bakker. Uh, guys? Mattis, Tillerson are defying Trump ALREADY
A coalition of over 150 evangelical leaders released a manifesto on Tuesday reiterating their belief that marriage should be between a man and a woman.
‘Talking is not the answer!’ Trump appears to pull diplomatic solution off table in North Korea crisi
"This was a big mistake." Best Buy apologizes after a Houston store sold $40 packs of water during Hurricane Harvey
Yahoo: House Intel's Eric Swalwell says Trump is "likely" to be a witness in light of new Trump Tower Moscow emails
A timeline of Trump associates' Russia-related emails reveal consistent efforts by Russia to infiltrate the campaign
NEW: Trump admin taps former DeVry University dean as new head of @usedgov unit meant to police fraud in higher ed
Fox News pulled off the air in Britain due to lack of audience. The fact that Fox is thriving here is *embarrassing*
A key Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee says Trump may be called to testify after this week's revelations about efforts to build a Trump Tower Moscow during the 2016 campaign. Michael Isikoff and Jill Wine-Banks join Lawrence O'Donnell.
Donald Trump did not meet with Harvey victims on his visit to Texas, but he did manage to talk about crowd size while promoting Trump campaign merchandise. Two former top presidential aides, James Fallows and Josh Earnest, join Lawrence O'Donnell.
Rachel Maddow reports on the development of the Trump Tower Moscow story and how Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen's role in it raises new questions about whether Cohen will testify to congressional investigating committees.
Rachel Maddow reports on the atypical treatment former Donald Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort is receiving from Special Counsel Robert Mueller, including subpoenaing his former lawyer to give grand jury testimony.
Michael Beschloss, NBC News presidential historian, talks with Rachel Maddow about the secondary story that accompanies any natural disaster in the United States: whether the president has responded and behaved appropriately.
Maya Rodriguez, NBC News correspondent, talks with Rachel Maddow about the plight of flood evacuees in the Houston area and the effort to find enough shelter space to accommodate everyone in need.
Stephanie Gosk, NBC News correspondent, talks with Rachel Maddow about the emergency response to the crisis in Houston as flood waters push dams and levees to their limits and a chemical plant is being watched for potential explosion as safety systems lose power.