Saturday, March 4, 2017
Rachel Maddow looks at a line of investigation into the intersections of the travel of a prominent Russian oligarch's plane and the Donald Trump campaign.
Sen. Graham promises town hall he'll "get to the bottom" of Trump's claim that his phones were tapped.
If wiretap was on Trump Tower, that means fed judge found probable cause phone lines used by agents of foreign power
"No reason to cease doing business with Russia. The delusion is that it can ever be more than that. The mafia takes, it does not give." 2007
"No reason to cease doing business with Russia. The delusion is that it can ever be more than that. The mafia takes, it does not give." 2007 https://t.co/GzIRbJtTdb— Garry Kasparov (@Kasparov63) March 4, 2017
Here is your "Don Putin" article from the WSJ. July 2007! https://t.co/CVWJzBUNNw @Kasparov63 pic.twitter.com/CauEjyW7Qc— Mig Greengard (@chessninja) March 4, 2017
Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from any campaign investigations, but the torrent of news about Trump's Russia ties continued to swell nonetheless.
Trump ripped his false claims about immigration from nativist groups and fringe right-wing media outlets
Arnold Schwarzenegger announces that he's leaving "The Celebrity Apprentice," citing the show's "baggage."
Iran successfully test-fired a sophisticated Russian-made air defense system, the official IRNA news agency reported
Trump's Attorney General Jeff Sessions got caught with his hand in the cookie jar. Or perhaps, to invoke a Russian dessert, the Ptichye Moloko jar.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is forced to pass on investigations into Russian election hacking after it's revealed he misled Congress on his communications with the country.
MSNBC Lawrence O'Donnell 3/2/17 - Did Donald Trump just sink Jeff Sessions
Both Bannon and Flynn advised Cambridge Analytica, which Trump campaign used, and now they're snagging new gov contracts
NEW: An admission by your Attorney General can only be a "Witch Hunt" if you live in a Cocoon. Trump does
http://democracynow.org - New details have emerged on the Trump administration’s plans to dramatically reduce the power of the Environmental Protection Agency. According to a leaked copy of the EPA’s 2018 budget proposal, the agency’s overall budget would be slashed by 25 percent. "The bottom line, if these cuts go through, we can almost guarantee with certainty that there will be more premature deaths and more sicknesses throughout the country," says Bill Becker, executive director of the National Association of Clean Air Agencies. "The public should be outraged at that." This comes as the Trump administration has vowed to roll back Obama-era EPA actions, and the White House continues to grapple with its position on the Paris climate agreement. We are also joined by Wenonah Hauter, executive director of Food & Water Watch.
The GOP platform change on UKR is a smoking gun, as I said at the time. Russia edited it through Trump & his team.
David Cay Johnston, founder of DCReport.org, talks with Rachel Maddow about journalistic investigations into the coinciding travels of Russian oligarch Dmitry Rybolovlev and the Donald Trump campaign during the 2016 election. Duration: 4:02
Rachel Maddow looks at a line of investigation into the intersections of the travel of a prominent Russian oligarch's plane and the Donald Trump campaign. Duration: 4:39
Richard Engel, NBC News chief foreign correspondent, talks with Rachel Maddow about his interview with Vladimir Kara-Murza, a Russian opposition activist who has twice survived attempted assassination by poisoning. Duration: 8:38
Rachel Maddow reports on a new video by Vladimir Putin opponent Alexei Navalny purporting to show the excesses of corrupt Putin government officials, and note the danger to the leakers and whistleblowers advancing the Trump Putin reporting. Duration: 22:22