Friday, August 18, 2017

Bannon: “The Trump presidency that we fought for, and won, is over."

Axios: Bannon met with Bob Mercer this week, "together they will be a well-funded force on the outside."

Tina Fey Nails Nazis, Trump and Paul Ryan

North Carolina's state gov't gave significant tax cuts to this company financed and run by Russians

'Trump decides to get rid of White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon

Thousands expected to attend counter-protests in Boston in response to violence in #Charlottesville

American Cancer Society cancels gala at Mar-a-Lago

Lawrence: Trump responds to Barcelona terror attack with a lie

Lawrence O'Donnell reacts to President Donald Trump's newest lie about fighting terrorism, as well as top Republican senator Bob Corker saying Donald Trump lacks the "stability" and "competence" to be president.

Al Gore calls on Donald Trump to resign

UPDATE: Jefferson Davis Memorial Highway monument tarred and feathered near Gold Canyon.

New details: The Trump/Putin deal and the mercenary behind the scenes who has close ties to Mike Pence.

Bill Moyers: Instead of a 'soul,' Trump has an 'open sore'

Veteran journalist and former LBJ press secretary Bill Moyers compares the Trump presidency to the Johnson administration. He tells Lawrence O'Donnell why Trump's reaction to the removal of Confederate statues demonstrates the president's consistent inconsistency.

Donald Trump summons security chiefs to Camp David to discuss the U.S. role in Afghanistan

The comprehensive timeline of Trump's history with Russia

Attorney Steven Harper has prepared a timeline with more than 400 data points of all the events surrounding the Trump team and Russia. He prepared it as if it had to be presented to a jury. Lawrence O'Donnell also discusses the findings with Bill Moyers.

A planned speech by Neil Gorsuch at a Trump hotel has prompted ethics questions

Sam Waterston: When "getting away with it" is all Trump cares about

Phoenix mayor asks Donald Trump to cancel inflammatory rally

Mayor Greg Stanton of Phoenix, Arizona, talks with Rachel Maddow about his request that Donald Trump cancel a planned campaign-style rally out of concerns about violence and further divisiveness in the wake of Trump's irresponsible reaction to the racist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

If you're shocked by Trump racism, you weren't paying attention

Rachel Maddow notes the new reporting on White House staffers claiming to be shocked by Donald Trump's response to the racist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia and points out that anyone who paid attention during the campaign should not be surprised now.

ACLU will no longer defend groups who protest with firearms after Charlottesville violence

No nazi scumbags allowed in the US military

Rachel Maddow rounds up some of the military-related stories in the news, including the U.S. service chiefs speaking out in condemnation of racism and hate, and notes that in the U.S. military it is illegal to be a nazi scumbag.

"Blowhard" by @plunkert