Wednesday, October 18, 2017
President Trump has been accused of inappropriate conduct and sexual assault by these women. Here are their stories
Russian trolls sought to co-opt US civil rights activists and use them to stoke racial tensions, authorities say
A Trump golf club said it gave millions to charity. But among its 200+ listed beneficiaries of $5M total, NPR found
In Jan. I asked AG Sessions if he met w Russian officials. He said no, under oath. But that’s not what we heard from him today.
JUST IN: House Oversight Committee threatens to subpoena Jeff Sessions over Trump administration's use of air travel
NEW: McCain signs Dem. bill that would require social media companies to disclose buyers of online political ads
Politico: W.H. drafted a Niger statement for Trump on Oct 5. It was never released. Trump waited 12 days to respond.
The Attorney General for the USA: ‘Don’t Know If I Can Commit’ to Not Jailing Reporters for Doing Their Jobs
It is neither normal nor advisable for Trump to personally interview candidates for US Attorney positions
It is neither normal nor advisable for Trump to personally interview candidates for US Attorney positions, especially the one in Manhattan. https://t.co/RFURo523Nb— Preet Bharara (@PreetBharara) October 18, 2017
.@SenBlumenthal asks AG Sessions if it is normal for Pres. to interview US attorney nominees. #DOJ #QuestionSessions— ACS Law and Policy (@acslaw) October 18, 2017
Trump offered a grieving military father $25,000 and an online fundraiser for the family. Neither happened, he says.
Trump golf course falls short of $5 million in charitable donations it claims to have given on its website: repor
Rep. Frederica Wilson responds to Trump's claim she "fabricated" what he said to soldier's widow: He "is a sick man"
A reminder that open enrollment begins on November 1. Despite Trump’s actions and words, enrollment will still go on
GOP leaders plainly display their partisan motives by urging an end to Russia probes based on timing not completion.
The hotel security guard who first encountered the Las Vegas gunman is speaking out for the first time on The Ellen DeGeneres Show
NEW: Mueller interviewed Matt Tait as part of his probe into GOP operative who sought Clinton emails from hackers h
Democrat Congresswoman totally fabricated what I said to the wife of a soldier who died in action (and I have proof). Sad!
Democrat Congresswoman totally fabricated what I said to the wife of a soldier who died in action (and I have proof). Sad!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 18, 2017
Sen. John McCain didn't hold back when a Fox News reporter asked him a "stupid" question this afternoon: "hy would you say something that
BTW, Mueller's investigation into the extent of his collusion with the Russians to help win the Presidency is KILLING him, so he misdirects. https://t.co/iW59N47J4A— Kremlin Trolls CI (@KremlinTrolls) October 18, 2017
So, right now @realDonaldTrump is ranting about Comey and HRC. He's melting down in front of our eyes. :) pic.twitter.com/3wz2KbImog— Kremlin Trolls CI (@KremlinTrolls) October 18, 2017
Ivanka settles lawsuit with fabric co. alleging she ripped off trademarked designs, but faces trial w/shoe designer
Federal judge in Hawaii imposes temporary restraining order on Trump administration's latest travel ban.
Senate Judiciary launches probe into Russian bribery plot discovered before Obama-era nuclear deal with Moscow
Fox anchor: If we help the poor afford health care, what's their motivation to live a healthy lifestyle?
Andrew Sullivan, Writer-at-Large at New York Magazine, joins Lawrence O'Donnell to discuss his new essay, in which he says President Donald Trump has "the unhinged fantasies of a 71-year-old Fox News viewer," and react to the latest White House developments.
Deripaska appoints Lord Barker to chairman of EN+. Wonder how Lord Barker will now vote on Magnitsky visa ban bill?
Investor George Soros gives about $18 billion, the majority of his estimated fortune, to philanthropy
ICYMI: McCain warned against the rise of nationalism in a passionate speech after being awarded the #LibertyMedal
Democrats, environmental groups slam GOP plan to allow oil, gas drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Any increase in ObamaCare premiums is the fault of the Democrats for giving us a "product" that never had a chance of working.
Any increase in ObamaCare premiums is the fault of the Democrats for giving us a "product" that never had a chance of working.— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 17, 2017
SCOOP: Jared Kushner has hired Charles Harder, the lawyer who helped crush Gawker, to join his legal team
Rachel Maddow alerts viewers that Jeff Sessions will offer televised testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, his first appearance before that committee since he lied to them about contact with Russians at his confirmation hearing.
Congressman Eric Swalwell who serves on the House Intelligence Committee, talks with Rachel Maddow about challenging partisanship within the committee's Trump Russia investigation.
Rukmini Callimachi, who covers ISIS for the New York Times, talks with Rachel Maddow about reports that ISIS is on the verge of being driven from Raqqa, Syria, though it still boasts a considerable number of fighters in the region.
Rachel Maddow reminds viewers of the leading role Kirstjen Nielsen played in the George W. Bush administration's response to Hurricane Katrina, making her a dubious pick by Donald Trump to lead the Department of Homeland Security
Rachel Maddow relays a report that former Trump communications director Sean Spicer is among the former Trump staffers who have now been interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller, leading to speculation about how far along Mueller is in his inquiry.
Exiled Russian Oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky saw how a ruthless Putin operated from the inside. He speaks exclusively with Ari Melber on his clash with Putin, Russian meddling in 2016, and more.