Saturday, September 30, 2017
US Army says 55% of "customers" (1.87m people) on Puerto Rico have no drinking water, up from 44% (1.5m) in the past four days.
BREAKING US Army says 55% of "customers" (1.87m people) on Puerto Rico have no drinking water, up from 44% (1.5m) in the past four days.— James Cook (@BBCJamesCook) September 30, 2017
Harrowing drone footage shows a neighborhood of San Juan, Puerto Rico, in aftermath of Hurricane Maria. "Ghost town covered in sewage water"
The Mayor of San Juan is wading through sewage, searching for people with a bullhorn while Donald Trump insults her on twitter.
San Juan Mayor after Trumps's tweets: "We have one goal, it is to save lives... I have no time for distractions."
You can tell a lot about a society by how we treat the most vulnerable. What does it say when kids' health takes a backseat to tax reform? Hillary Clinto
You can tell a lot about a society by how we treat the most vulnerable. What does it say when kids' health takes a backseat to tax reform? https://t.co/C5Mo9HAEp3— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) September 30, 2017
Dear Congress, There’s 9 Million Reasons to Extend CHIP Funding Before Funding Expires on Sept. 30th! https://t.co/lv2vbAxsTC #ExtendCHIP pic.twitter.com/3WjPPey2i1— Bruce Lesley (@BruceLesley) September 28, 2017
Neo-Nazis are marching in Sweden's 2nd largest city. The US Embassy has warned American citizens to avoid the area.
The funding & promotion of Far Right groups is a Russian active measure against the West. It is now worldwide@LouiseMensch@counterchekist https://t.co/62szMTrUK8— peter evans (@CORLEBRA777) September 30, 2017
Neo-Nazis are marching in Sweden's 2nd largest city. The US Embassy has warned American citizens to avoid the area. https://t.co/C42V2PWFfB— BuzzFeed News (@BuzzFeedNews) September 30, 2017
Trump's golf outings alone have cost taxpayers $180 million so far–that's 450 years of POTUS salary.
This is huge: ICE is admitting that their raids are tied to exclusively to political considerations, not public safety.
Chief of Staff John Kelly must approve most travel on govt aircraft by admin officials, budget chief Mulvaney says in memo to dept heads.
...Such poor leadership ability by the Mayor of San Juan, and others in Puerto Rico, who are not able to get their workers to help. T
...Such poor leadership ability by the Mayor of San Juan, and others in Puerto Rico, who are not able to get their workers to help. They....— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 30, 2017
...want everything to be done for them when it should be a community effort. 10,000 Federal workers now on Island doing a fantastic job.— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 30, 2017
The Mayor of San Juan, who was very complimentary only a few days ago, has now been told by the Democrats that you must be nasty to Trump.
The Mayor of San Juan, who was very complimentary only a few days ago, has now been told by the Democrats that you must be nasty to Trump.— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 30, 2017
Students don’t forfeit their 1st Amendment rights in the classroom or on the playing field, incl. when they #TakeAKnee.
Where is decency? Human solidarity? And...math? https://t.co/iCHUNVKyb4— Chelsea Clinton (@ChelseaClinton) September 29, 2017
Same week:— Jacob Leibenluft (@jleibenluft) September 29, 2017
- Must cut $1 trillion from Medicaid because of deficit!
- Must pass tax cuts for wealthy/corps ADDING $1.5 trillion to deficit! pic.twitter.com/zj112tmKFE
The Department of Justice allows Senate panel to interview FBI officials on the firing of FBI Director James Comey
Unreal: new investigation finds VA chief went to Wimbledon and on a European river cruise, all on taxpayer dime.
CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program, which covers 9 million kids) expires tomorrow because GOP was too busy trying to repeal ACA.
#CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program, which covers 9 million kids) expires tomorrow because GOP was too busy trying to repeal ACA. pic.twitter.com/aUR7ozOyBe— rob delaney (@robdelaney) September 29, 2017
Allowing health center & Children's Health Insurance Program funding to lapse is political malpractice to the point of purposeful neglect.— Richard Blumenthal (@SenBlumenthal) September 29, 2017
#CHIP expires **tomorrow**. Congress left town without renewing it after spending months on ACA repeal
Trump’s data firm hasn’t always agreed with the president. But it recognizes the cash that his followers can bring
California finds itself in an extraordinary position to stage a regulatory mutiny against the Trump administration
Some intelligent voters are going to have to admit they fell for various degrees of Russian propaganda if we want to get our democracy back on track.
Reminder: Kushner met with Sinclair Media before the election and struck a deal that gave Trump favorable coverage.— Pé Resists (@4everNeverTrump) September 29, 2017
This was their price... https://t.co/v5pJGS5tPF
Senate Dems: FCC may be changing rules to help conservative Sinclair Broadcast Group merger pass https://t.co/wQLiuFyXOJ pic.twitter.com/wcx5XpOugK— The Hill (@thehill) September 29, 2017
Rachel Maddow reports on a State Department decision to withdraw most of its staff from the American embassy in Cuba as the source of what appears to be a targeted attack remains unsolved.
Georgia Wells, technology reporter for The Wall Street Journal, talks with Rachel Maddow about the Senate Intelligence Committee's frustration with Twitter and other tech companies for not being more forthcoming with information about Russia's manipulation of social media in the U.S. political process.
Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz of San Juan, Puerto Rico talks with Rachel Maddow about the yawning gap between the harsh reality that Americans in Puerto Rico are dealing with and the impotence and inefficiency of the Trump administration's response.
Rachel Maddow reports on the latest in a remarkable list of Trump administration departures, this time of HHS secretary Tom Price, disgraced for his abuse of expensive private planes, though not the only Donald Trump staffer with that problem.
Friday, September 29, 2017
BREAKING: The entire damn Trump White House exposed secrets through the use of private devices and emails.
"Rules we live by are designed for peacetime...This is like a war," says Lt. Gen. Russel Honore in response to PR
BREAKING: Trump asks judge to throw out lawsuit accusing him of profiting from his office, violating constitution
BREAKING: “We are dying here … we are going to see something close to a genocide" if we don't get more help, San Juan mayor says.
CBS News: Trump kids' ski vacation left taxpayers on the hook for security costs of at least $330,000.
CBS News: Trump kids' ski vacation left taxpayers on the hook for security costs of at least $330,000. https://t.co/HOFgvOUg0h— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) September 29, 2017
“… the Secret Service had to buy lift tickets and rent skis and boots. They also rented bikes and bought other unidentified items." https://t.co/PhXk1cN1TK— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) September 29, 2017
Trump boasts of doing 'an incredible job' in Puerto Rico, even as a mayor there pleads 'save us from dying
Chuck Grassley wants Trump to explain the travel costs for Tom Price and all the other cabinet secretaries.
People in Puerto Rico are literally begging for water. Trump is in New Jersey. At his golf club. RIGHT NOW
Hatch on tax reform: "I don’t want it to be some piece of crap, which we’re so used to around here.”
Reminder: Neil Gorsuch just gave one of his 1st speeches since joining SCOTUS at the Trump Int'l Hotel in DC
In deciding to take up the Janus case, the GOP-appointed SCOTUS majority is poised to deal the knock-out blow to public sector unions.
When the GOP stole @BarackObama's SCOTUS seat & forced Gorsuch through the Senate, they knew their investment would pay off. Today it has.— Elizabeth Warren (@SenWarren) September 28, 2017
In deciding to take up the Janus case, the GOP-appointed SCOTUS majority is poised to deal the knock-out blow to public sector unions.— Elizabeth Warren (@SenWarren) September 28, 2017
Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump's private email domain is of particular interest in a new White House-led probe
Fake news on Twitter—including from Russia—flooded key swing states that helped Trump win the White House
Could Trump officials please stop taking private jets on the taxpayer dime for a little bit? We can barely update our graphics fast enough
Can reporters just say "He is lying"? Really, people. It's your job. https://t.co/mpCj82mFSJ— Soledad O'Brien (@soledadobrien) September 28, 2017
Trump just said 6 times that Graham-Cassidy failed because “there was a senator in the hospital.”— Christina Wilkie (@christinawilkie) September 27, 2017
There are no senators in the hospital. pic.twitter.com/pepKaUhd9n
Per WH, Trump travels tomorrow to Trump Nat'l Golf Club in NJ.— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) September 29, 2017
It'll be his 66th day at a golf club, 86th day at a Trump property as POTUS.
Puerto Rico hospitals are at a standstill while they’re without power. Americans are suffering. We must help
Here is another video of US Neo-Nazi Richard Spencer appearing on RT as an "expert on Libya and Syria"
Demonstrators silently protest DeVos during Harvard speech in the wake of Trump's new sexual assault policy
Twitter suspends Russia-linked accounts as it probes online efforts to meddle with the 2016 U.S. election
Another mistake from Jared Kushner's lawyer, Abbe Lowell. Even after the prankster was exposed, he emailed a document to the prankster
Another mistake from Jared Kushner's lawyer, Abbe Lowell. Even after the prankster was exposed, he emailed a document to the prankster. https://t.co/dM2Rdf5hNv— Renato Mariotti (@renato_mariotti) September 28, 2017
**NEW**— EMAIL PRANKSTER™ (@SINON_REBORN) September 28, 2017
JARED KUSHNER'S LAWYER, ABBE, sent this to my FAKE JARED email address today!!! 😳😯
pls support 👊🏻
BITCOIN https://t.co/sI57n2OyWv pic.twitter.com/iz1Py8CEs0
The claim that Puerto Ricans evacuated by the US government will owe money or have their passports seized is false
STUDY: With the help of bots, Twitter users shared more 'junk news' than real stories during the 2016 election
Daily Mail posted this photoshopped pic adding a veil to this foster mother to scare their readers. For more info:
Cyprus Judge orders Browder’s application served on Attorney General for cooperating w/Russian Magnitsky cover-up
1.3 trillion?"The tax-reform framework laid out by congressional Republicans and President Trump on Wednesday
‘Get out!’: Lt General rains hell on Air Force Academy after racist messages were left on black cadets’ rooms
‘Get out!’: Lt General rains hell on Air Force Academy after racist messages were left on black cadets’ rooms https://t.co/8fUaah6Vor— Topher Spiro (@TopherSpiro) September 29, 2017
You need to watch this right away...trust me. Thank you Lt. Gen. Jay B. Silveria for your service. pic.twitter.com/WPUVl0mXJh— Yashar Ali 🐘 (@yashar) September 29, 2017
Congressional Black Caucus Chair rips Trump: "I write today to express my utter disgust with your handling of race relations in America."
McCain: “While I welcome the Trump administration’s Jones Act waiver for Puerto Rico, this short-term, 10-day exemption is insufficient..."
McCain: “While I welcome the Trump administration’s Jones Act waiver for Puerto Rico, this short-term, 10-day exemption is insufficient..." https://t.co/58BJbP8Mc4— NBC News (@NBCNews) September 28, 2017
JUST IN: Senators McCain and Lee introduce legislation to permanently exempt Puerto Rico from the Jones Act pic.twitter.com/H3fqUrMOLV— NBC Politics (@NBCPolitics) September 28, 2017