Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Elizabeth Warren RIPS Tom Price for Wanting to Cut Over a Trillion Dollars From Medicare, Medicaid

In a contentious hearing Wednesday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) grilled Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) — Donald Trump’s nominee for Health and Human Services secretary — over his proposal to cut to cut funding for Medicare and Medicaid, as well as his introduction of legislation that directly benefitted a company he held stock in. Noting that more than 100 million Americans receive healthcare through the federal programs Medicare and Medicaid, Warren asked Price if he hopes to cut Medicaid funding by more than $1 trillion dollars, as his 2017 budget proposal

Watch: Betsy DeVos was asked during her confirmation hearing how she would enforce the disabilities law for education.

On Deck Rick Perry

It's surprising, but Ryan and Bannon are getting along:

President Obama on Chelsea Manning: "The sentence she received was very disproportionate relative to what other leakers had received."

SenatorTom Udall asks Commerce Secretary Nominee Wilbur Ross about Trump Divesting

Sen Sanders: I'm asking your personal opinion.EPA Administrator Nominee Pruitt: My personal opinion is immaterial. Sanders: Really?

Today, Oklahoma attorney general Scott Pruitt began making his case to senators on Capitol Hill that he is.

Last week Trump blew the secret behind expanding White House press conferences: make them like Putin's

"I’m a Refugee. In America, I Felt Safe for the First Time. Now All I Feel is Fear."

UN Ambassador Nominee Nikki Haley: "We should stand up to any country that attempts to interfere with our system."

Rep. Tom Price: "We are a compassionate society." Bernie Sanders "No, we are not a compassionate society…

Sen Patty Murray questions Rep. Tom Price on investments

President Obama's final news conference

POTUS: "This whole notion of voting fraud, this is something that has constantly been disproved. This is fake news."

President Obama told President-elect Trump: "This is a job of such magnitude that you can't do it by yourself."

The Trump International Hotel in Washington is banning the media from its premises during inauguration week

Where Russian hookers staying...

How soon before the working Americans who voted for Trump realize he’s part of the oligarchy that has screwed

Meet one of the many victims of Steven Mnuchin - The foreclosure king

The impeachable question was asked, but he did NOT answer. Did Trump coordinate with Russia on the election?

Still not sure? this

Trump says won't move White House briefing room, will pick who gets in

Safety During Protest - ACLU

President-elect Trump has written his inauguration address draft himself, in a departure from his campaign speeches

M. Moore, Alec Baldwin & Mark Ruffalo Trump Protest Trump's NYC hotel

Occupation of Goldman Sachs begins

Betsy DeVos Hanging With Sallie Mae For Profit Lobbyist Lauren Maddox AT HER HEARING!

How Betsy Bought Her Nomination

Putin 'feels like he's been elected president'

After the Russian leader rallies to Trump's defense, Masha Gessen argues a triumphant Putin is 'out to destroy the world as we know it.' Duration: 7:38

A new CNN/ORC poll finds Obama's approval rating now stands at 60% - the third-highest of any outgoing president

Donald Trump said he had "stayed away" from deals in Russia. In fact, he sought business there since the '80s.

White House Press Secretary Suggests Putin Taking Cues From Trump Team

GOP plan for outreach to women and minorities left behind for now

Most people say it's still easier to be a man than a woman in American society -- except Republican men.

Marla Maples and Tiffany Trump try unsuccessfully to get free hairstyling for inauguration


Dems demand Sessions recuse himself on confirmation votes

....and that it didn't occur to Sessions himself would make him unfit to be AG

What can Trump accomplish with a blizzard of misinformation? Just ask Stalin

"If befriending Putin’s long time associate isnt enough to validate Trump Russia ties-then we dont know what is"

Kim Sengupta is unspooling how the Trump memo climbed to the upper echelons of government.

Kurt Vonnegut Jr

Sen Sanders asks Interior Secretary Nominee Rep. Ryan Zinke: "Is climate change a hoax?"

UPDATE: As of now, 59 members of Congress will boycott Trump's inauguration

Conservatives are taking credit for a record-low abortion rate. Not so fast

The WERD: Repeal and Erase

It's President Obama's last week and he's determined to protect his entire legacy. Republicans are just as determined to make his entire legacy that time he wore mom jeans.

Keep America Great

China urges U.S. not to allow Taiwan delegation to attend Trump inauguration

Donald Trump least popular new president in at least a generation, poll finds

Caroline Kennedy steps down after three years as U.S. ambassador to Japan

Not closing Guantánamo is one of Obama’s greatest failures, putting a stain on America’s human-rights record

Donald Trump inauguration's 'Cabinet dinner' offers access for cash

News outlets are telling their employees to stay home from the Women’s March

LIVE: Joe Biden gives his final address as America's VP

Will Rogers

Proof That Kellyanne Conway Is A Total Fraud


"Do think if you were not a multimillionaire…that you would not be sitting here today?" Bernie Sanders!!!

Bernie Bernie Bernie Bernie Bernie!

"I Don't See How You Can Be The Secretary of Education - Elizabeth Warren

Must see!

"Do you think that guns have any place in or around schools?

The Answer - Grizzly Bears - ahahhahaha not

Betsy OK with Trump's Sexual Assault and Being In Charge Of All Our Children

Tim Kaine destroys Betsy DeVos, makes her look like a fool:

Paul Ryan and Tax Cuts

The Washington Post’s David Fahrenthold explains how he covered Trump’s 2016 scandals, including his misuse of charitable funds.

Attention All Versifiers: Wonkette Proudly Presents Your Donald Trump Inaugural Poetry Contest!

Here's why Scott Pruitt has been called a "dangerous" choice to lead the EPA

Samantha Power, US ambassador to the UN, rips Russia and rejects Trump's attack on intel agencies

Ben Carson thinks extending more public housing benefits to the LGBT community amounts to "special rights"

If major parts of Obamacare were repealed today, 44 million people would be uninsured next year

Boston Women's March for America


The Boston Women’s March for America will convene on Saturday, 11 a.m. sharp January 21, 2017. Marchers will gather on the Boston Common’s “Carty Parade Ground” on corner of Beacon and Charles Streets. 

We are planning a 1 mile route from Boston Common to Commonwealth Avenue, turning on Clarendon and back to the Common.

For All Details Visit Boston Women's March for America > Commuter Rail Maps and Schedules


The Daily Show - Donald Trump's Eventful Martin Luther King Day Weekend

President-elect Trump spends Martin Luther King Day weekend discussing urban development with comic Steve Harvey and disparaging civil rights leader John Lewis on Twitter.

Jake Tapper Responds to Donald Trump's Attempt to Delegitimize CNN

CNN's Chief Washington Correspondent Jake Tapper discusses the controversy surrounding CNN breaking a story about the Russian government's compromising dossier on President-elect Donald Trump. Seth Meyers

The One Crucial Question Trump Refuses to Answer