Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch told a senator that he objected to Trump’s harsh criticism of the courts
NEW: Meet Fatemah. A low-key video to send Trump supporters who think the Muslim Ban can be morally justified.
Pope Francis repeats appeal for people to build bridges, not walls, amid global uproar over travel ban.
Russian police arrest nine members of hacking group suspected of stealing millions from Russian bank accounts
Nancy Pelosi:"What on earth do the Russians have on Donald Trump" that he would consider lifting sanctions?
You don't ban a senator from participating in debate. Sen. McConnell owes Sen. Warren an apology. This is a fight we'll continue.
“The PMO’s unprecedented new Canada-U.S. relations ‘war room’ led by Brian Clow is being lauded by observers as a smart move, created to help coordinate the Trudeau government’s quick response and strategy to U.S. President Donald Trump’s unpredictable new administration. ‘There’s not been a unit like this set up within the PMO to the best of my knowledge,’ said Greg MacEachern, a senior vice-president at Environics Communications and former Liberal staffer. ‘Obviously, the prime minister wants to be keeping a very close eye on this. … It’s an unprecedented situation in the U.S. we’re watching.’”
So Then The Trumps Specifically Gained Access To The White House To Exploit It for Their Own Gain?
Senator Elizabeth Warren talks with Rachel Maddow about Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell using an obscure Senate rule to silence Warren on speaking anymore on the Jeff Sessions nomination because she read from a Coretta Scott King letter already in the Congressional record criticizing Sessions. Duration: 5:24
Sen. Jon Tester on @maddow announces he'll vote against Sessions for AG, says GOP's silencing of Warren is to 'take the focus off Sessions'.
Republicans tried to stop Elizabeth Warren from reading the words of Coretta Scott King. Very bad idea.
"Congratulations on your struggles." Looks like the grease-weasels in Ted Cruz's Fake Emotion engine pushed the wrong lever on that one.
Coretta Scott King's plea to deny Jeff Sessions, Trump's Cabinet pick for attorney general, is still relevant today
Senate Democrats point out several times when Republicans have seemed to violate the same rule Elizabeth Warren is now accused of breaking.
They may be able to silence Elizabeth Warren tonight on the Senate floor but this letter by Coretta Scott King will live on.
After Warren/Coretta Scott King silencing, head of Congressional Black Caucus (echoing King letter) compares Jeff Sessions to Bull Connor
The future of Obamacare moderated by CNN's Jake Tapper and Dana Bash. Cruz and Sanders -- two senators with diametrically opposed views of government's role in health care -- are facing off at the primetime event and fielding questions from the audience, consisting of both