Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Trump is either too stupid to realize the Muslim Ban helps ISIS, or realizes it and has other motives
President Trump had confirmations on the mind today — specifically that of his new Supreme Court nominee:
This is about Trump, not about Gorsuch. Until Trump is proven legitimate, none of his Supreme Court nominations...
I strongly oppose Rex Tillerson’s nomination for SecState & will vote against his confirmation today. Here’s why.
A divided Senate Judiciary Committee approved the nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions as attorney general
Tell that to the ghost of Donald Trumps impoverished Scottish immigrant mother, Mary Anne Macleod . https://t.co/JstAZYlMLM— StopTheWar 🌹 (@WarWomensRights) January 30, 2017
"Being able to come to America is a privilege, not a right," @PressSec says, addressing travel ban criticism: https://t.co/H9n7JKbYS7 pic.twitter.com/B89Gr5KYMu— CBS News (@CBSNews) January 30, 2017
Published on Jan 31, 2017http://democracynow.org - More than 100 employees of the State Department have signed on to drafts of a dissent memo that condemns Trump’s executive order. One draft of the memo reads, "This ban stands in opposition to the core American and constitutional values that we, as federal employees, took an oath to uphold. … We have a special obligation to maintain an immigration system that is as free as possible from discrimination, that does not have an implied or actual religious tests, and that views individuals as individuals, not as part of stereotyped groups." As news of the dissent memo broke Monday, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer threatened State Department officials, saying they should quit their jobs if they have a problem with Trump’s "program." We speak to Elizabeth Holtzman and Jill Wine-Banks.
--Gregg Philips, a conservative activist President Trump cites as an authority on voter fraud, owes the US government more than $100,000 in unpaid taxes, is registered to vote in three states, was once accused of lying on government job applications, and has faced several allegations
http://democracynow.org - In this web exclusive, investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill of The Intercept talks in depth about Trump’s team, from unofficial adviser Erik Prince to Defense Secretary James "Mad Dog" Mattis to education secretary nominee Betsy DeVos.
Fighting in Ukraine heats up, 10 dead. These are the costs of flirting with lifting Russia sanctions
Joe and Jill Biden have launched The Biden Foundation in effort to further the work they did in Obama administration
Steve Bannon loves,war, battles,"Art of War"... geez just watch!
Jon Stewart savages President Trump: "We have never faced this before. Purposeful, vindictive chaos."
Gingrich believes that blind loyalty to Trump should be the sole guiding principles of federal employees
The governor of Arkansas likes the "security benefits" of the refugee ban, but says it wasn't sufficiently vetted.
Published on Feb 1, 2017Legendary litigator David Boies has argued landmark cases in front of the Supreme Court. He represented Al Gore in the case deciding the 2000 presidential election and also fought to overturn California's gay marriage ban, paving the way for marriage equality. Boies, now chairman
Trump’s Favorite Journalist Alex Jones Says Quebec Mosque Massacre Was A False Flag, So It Must Be True!
The Army Corps of Engineers was ordered to allow construction of the Dakota Access pipeline to proceed under a disputed Missouri River crossing, North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven said on Tuesday, the latest twist in a months-long legal battle over the $3.8 billion project.
The Standing Rock Sioux, whose opposition to the project attracted thousands of supporters from around the country to North Dakota, immediately vowed to again go to court to stop it.
Amid pressure from Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, Fox News has apologized for an erroneous Quebec terror tweet
Robert Reich on Bannon
‘I operate in facts, you’re a pundit’: Journalist Juan Antonio Vargas smacks down Fox’s Tucker Carlson
New Infowars D.C. bureau chief says the White House is days away from giving them credentials to cover briefings
This is the story of our founder’s ambitious journey to America in pursuit of his dream: to brew the King of Beers.
Madeleine Albright joins MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell to discuss Donald Trump's "ad hoc decision making process" and the potential dangers of relying foreign policy decisions on people who lack experience.