Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Pres. Trump drops 92 spots on Forbes' annual list of the 400 wealthiest people in America

Hear Trump’s judge pick admit he discriminates against gay people

Sessions says he won’t answer questions about his discussions with Trump about Comey’s firing

Popular Twitter account claiming to belong to Tennessee GOP was run by Russian trolls

New Hampshire Republicans express early skepticism about Trump reelection

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

Senate staffers interview Lewandowski in Russia probe

Death toll in Puerto Rico is likely 450, and climbing

Sessions, Franken get heated at hearing: 'The ambassador from Russia is Russian'

A tax bill is a danger to Trump because it’s the last thing keeping many in line behind him

A Trump golf club said it gave millions to charity. But among its 200+ listed beneficiaries of $5M total, NPR found

Sessions Refuses To Say If Trump Asked Arpaio Case To Be Dropped

Roy Moore’s foundation received a $1,000 donation from a Nazi group:

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.

"It’s very hard not to give tax cuts to the wealthy with tax cuts to the middle class"

JUST IN: House Oversight Committee threatens to subpoena Jeff Sessions over Trump administration's use of air travel

Will Virginia stay blue? It depends on black turnout next month.

NEW: McCain signs Dem. bill that would require social media companies to disclose buyers of online political ads

Obama's name to replace Jefferson Davis' on Mississippi school

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

“BUT [whatabout] HER URANIUM”: Uranium, Nukes, Bribery, FCPA, Stock Fraud, and the Russian Mob

Trump offered a grieving military father $25,000 and an online fundraiser for the family. Neither happened, he says.

JUST IN: States file emergency motion to try to force Trump to keep making key ObamaCare payments

Trump golf course falls short of $5 million in charitable donations it claims to have given on its website: repor

AG Jeff Sessions testifies before Senate Judiciary Committee 10/18/17

Meghan McCain: "I'm exhausted with the attacks on my father"

FBI is cracking down on what it calls a national epidemic of kid sex trafficking.

Somalia’s worst-ever attack may have been revenge for a botched U.S. raid

Trump’s obsessed with his IQ. Here’s what he should worry about instead

Claims Trump is violating the emoluments clause get their first legal test today in Manhattan

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

Why American Workers Pay Twice as Much in Taxes as Wealthy Investors

This huge rail company is spewing coal dust all over a low-income community

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


FBI releases early draft of Comey's Clinton statement

The Post's Editorial Board: The misery in Puerto Rico is completely unacceptable

Democrat Congresswoman totally fabricated what I said to the wife of a soldier who died in action (and I have proof). Sad!

Models of Trump’s "impenetrable" wall are going up in Tijuana. Mexicans are not impressed.

Nondisclosure Agreements Helped Weinstein Abuse Women. Now New York Is Trying to Get Rid of Them

Trump uses them too.

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

Judge orders Trump to hand over info that led him to end DACA: report

A man who thinks transgender people are Satanic will soon be serving a life term as a federal judge

The White House math on corporate tax cuts is "absolutely crazy," experts say

This is a disgrace. American citizens need America’s resources. Now — Hillary Clinton

So, right now Donald Trump is ranting about Comey and HRC. He's melting down in front of our eyes.

Imagine having to babysit a man willing to use your dead son as a pawn in a propaganda campaign

President Trump admits he’s trying to kill Obamacare. That’s illegal.

Ivanka settles lawsuit with fabric co. alleging she ripped off trademarked designs, but faces trial w/shoe designer

Joe Biden: Trump "doesn't understand how the government functions"

A Shiver Goes Through The White House As Rachel Maddow Takes Down Jared Kushner

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

Suit alleges U.S. firms bribed Iraq militia that killed Americans

Republican Lawmakers Posh Hideaway Funded by Secret Corporate Cash

Trump Moneymans $7 Billion Secret War With the IRS

Fox anchor: If we help the poor afford health care, what's their motivation to live a healthy lifestyle?

Why Scott Pruitt Is the Frontrunner for Trump's Worst Cabinet Member

White House document alleges free-trade policies increase abortions, infertility and spousal abuse

Andrew Sullivan: The danger of Trump's 'unhinged fantasies'

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.

The Trump Doctrine

Bannon hits up GOP mega-donors exasperated with McConnell

Analysis: Why Trump will regret passing tax reform h

McCain: I worked better with the Obama admin than I do with Trump

Exclusive:Army bans green card holders from enlisting, may break federal law,

Trump will be so successful that Americans are “going to be begging for four more years”

Trump takes credit for ISIS 'giving up'

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

WATCH: Anderson Cooper tears into Trump for making Kelly's son's death "about himself"

This is Trump's Explanation Yesterday of His HealthCare Plan.

Homeland Security must reveal why it ended the "Dreamers" policy

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.

Trump, in Heritage speech on taxes, vows to return to Reagan-era economic boom

SCOOP: Jared Kushner has hired Charles Harder, the lawyer who helped crush Gawker, to join his legal team

Where the Fires in Northern California Came From, and What Lies Ahead

The Creepily Influential Trumpist Foreign-Policy Think Tank You’ve Never Heard Of

Treasury secretary: Pass a tax bill or markets will tank

Sessions to return to Senate Judiciary for testimony

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.

House Intel Russia investigation burdened by partisan disunity

Congressman Eric Swalwell who serves on the House Intelligence Committee, talks with Rachel Maddow about challenging partisanship within the committee's Trump Russia investigation.

ISIS suffers major setback in Raqqa, Syria

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.

Trump picks leader of failed Bush Katrina response to lead DHS

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

Mueller interviewing former Trump staffers

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.

MSNBC: Exiled Putin Rival Ties Kushner Meeting to Kremlin Bankers

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.

Trump is now using death of John Kelly’s son to back false Obama claim

Congresswoman says Trump told widow of fallen soldier 'he knew what he signed up for'