Saturday, August 26, 2017

With Gary Cohn trying to have his cake & eat it too by expressing discomfort but waiting for a promotion to the Fed, here's a decision tree

Trump exempts oil company represented by Trump-tied lobbyists from Venezuela sanctions

The president is betting that his own name -- plastered on hotels -- makes a better brand than G-O-P

Analysis: President Trump’s flagrant Friday night news dump

A survival guide for democracies in the Donald Trump era

‘Remedy is impeachment’: Harvard Law prof blasts Trump pardoning Joe Arpaio

Arpaio Pardon Would Show Contempt for Constitution

Repealing the Magnitsky Act has become one of Putin’s top foreign policy objectives. Here’s why


THE MEMO: Trump's allies urge him to keep attacking GOP lawmakers

Yellen rejects Trump approach and says banking rules make the economy safer

North Korea fires missiles as U.S., South try for diplomacy

America was never white. And it never will be

"Raising suspicions, Trump keeps intervening where he shouldn't"

Watergate prosecutor: Trump acting like he is running out of time

Six public relations firms with ties to Flynn, Manafort subpoenaed by special counsel

Joe Arpaio literally tortured pre-trial detainees with extreme heat and humiliation tactics because they were Latino

160 people hung themselves in Joe Arpaio's jail. The lawsuits over the hangings cost Maricopa County $140 million.

Trump W.H. pressed on 'pardon philosophy' amid Russia probe

ICYMI - Donald Trump hints that he's preparing to pardon convicted ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio — after the Washington Post reported Trump was asking about pardon powers for himself and his family. Watergate prosecutor Jill Wine-Banks joins Lawrence O'Donnell.

Trump Hotel at Night: Lobbyists, Cabinet Members, $60 Steaks

Analysis: John Kelly, the pro-Trump media could be coming for you next

Donald Trump 'embarrassed' over border wall

ICYMI - Govt shutdown - will it temporaily halt special prosecutor Mueller's investigation?

Lawrence O'Donnell looks at just how much trouble the Trump White House had today answering questions about Donald Trump’s very simple promise: Mexico will pay to build the border wall.

White House anti-drug office asks Mass. for medical marijuana data

Trump sends message to Mueller targets with Arpaio pardon

Barbara McQuade, former U.S. attorney, talks with Ari Melber about how people like Paul Manafort and Michael Flynn might interpret Donald Trump's pardon of Joe Arpaio and how that could weaken Robert Mueller's leverage on them as witnesses against Trump.

Chuck Johnson worked with Peter Thiel on the Gawker case and the Trump transition

Nun who faced down Paul Ryan says he patronized every woman who questioned him

Mueller subpoenas mark big new step in Trump Russia investigation

Carol Lee, NBC News national political reporter, talks with Ari Melber about Special Counsel Robert Mueller subpoenaing grand jury testimony from PR executives tied to Paul Manafort.

Dear Mr. Putin, Let’s Play Chess


Trump’s Russia Pardons Would Be an Obstruction of Justice

WARNING: The man atop the Russia probe at the CIA also gives Trump his daily intel briefing and is suspected by the CIA of leaking to Trump.

Moscow Court Begins Second Trial in Absentia Against Browder

Rep Schiff: Trump abuses pardon as purely political instrument

Congressman Adam Schiff talks with Ari Melber about Donald Trump's pardon of Joe Arpaio as "patently political" and not about the interests of justice.

Special counsel investigating whether Flynn tried to obtain Clinton emails from Russia: report

Trump ends Obama-era plan ensuring local residents get hired for public works projects

Every county in the country will now have at least one insurer selling Obamacare plans next year

Trump signs memo aimed at banning transgender military service members

Rep Gallego: Trump is a racist and he's pardoning another racist

Congressman Ruben Gallego criticized Donald Trump for pardoning Joe Arpaio and laments the damage and disregard Donald Trump has wrought on the rule and laws that are the foundation of American society.

Religious leaders to gather in Washington to make a "moral statement " against Trump

Flake: Trump's border wall plan is 'out there'

Trump flouts presidential pardon's intended healing purpose

Jon Meacham, presidential historian, talks with Ari Melber about the intended purpose of a presidential pardon and its responsible use by past presidents in contrast with Donald Trump's crass political application.

Yellen and Draghi Both Defend Post-Crisis Financial Regulation

Tucker Carlson and Trump’s Confused Defenders

Trump disdain for law could backfire in obstruction case

Bob Bauer, former White House Counsel under President Obama, talks with Ari Melber about the legality and propriety of Donald Trump's pardon of Joe Arpaio and the potential fallout for Trump in his obstruction of justice investigation.

Texas senators who voted against aid for Hurricane Sandy ask for federal assistance ahead of Hurricane Harvey

Our economy faces two crises: severe inequality and the rise of highly concentrated markets

In fight against ISIS, more civilians have already been killed under Trump than under Obama

Charlottesville: United Nations warns US over 'alarming' racism

James Mattis says Russia wants to use violence to redraw the borders of Europe

BREAKING Organizers cancel Saturday’s far-right rally in San Francisco, will hold "press conference"

White House official: Gorka didn't resign

Donald Trump appears to have personally profited financially from Charlottesville white supremacist rally

Arpaio is one thing, but Russia pardons to stop the investigation would be obstruction of justice

A Phony Murder Plot Against Joe Arpaio Winds Up Costing Taxpayers $1.1 Million

If you're not disgusted enough: read this on how Arpaio's office botched 400 sex-crime cases, many involving kids

ACLU: Trump's pardon of Arpaio is "a presidential endorsement of racism"