Saturday, November 4, 2017
Heads up Virginia: Twitter bots are honing in on the governor’s race ahead of Election Day, stoking racial tensions.
"Welcome to Kenya!" A growing crowd protests Trump by Honolulu state capitol during his visit to Honolulu
No matter how you play with the math, this is a massive tax increase on the middle class in the end.
The GOP #BillionairesFirst tax bill gives a $770 billion handout to businesses set up as pass-throughs. Donald Trump owns 500 of them
Pres. Trump isn't ruling out firing AG Jeff Sessions if DOJ doesn't take action against Hillary Clinton.
Does this mean a replacement will have to pledge to prosecute HRC? Add this to the list of impeachable offenses. For those of you keeping score at home. https://t.co/UKZzzRS3CB— David Corn (@DavidCornDC) November 4, 2017
Pres. Trump isn't ruling out firing AG Jeff Sessions if DOJ doesn't take action against Hillary Clinton. https://t.co/BJ9AZpRrV9 pic.twitter.com/fjOQ3k5iH4— This Week (@ThisWeekABC) November 3, 2017
Nadya from @pussyrrriot issues a warning: "I hear from Donald Trump the same words about media that Putin was using for 17 years."
Per pool, Trump stopped by the Trump Int’l Hotel Waikiki on his way to the airport.— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) November 4, 2017
Makes it his 97th day at a Trump property as president.
BREAKING: JCT (CBO's tax equivalent): GOP tax bill *increases* taxes for lower-income Americans by 2023. Millionaires get massive cuts.
The Simpsons gives a big shout out to Puerto Rico and San Juan mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz, looks to be donating $25,000 to relief efforts.
Jay Sekulow says he will lodge formal objections if Mueller’s probe tries looking at past Trump real-estate deals
Republican @RepMattGaetz was arrested for a DUI in 2008 (mugshot below)-now he's leading the charge to try & fire Mueller
Ex-CIA Director: "This President has no idea where the lines are with regards to the authority of the presidency.”
Beto O'Rourke is running against Ted Cruz for Senate — and he just ran a unity 10K between El Paso and Mexico
Proud of acknowledgement by Russian senator who proposed a “Browder list” of those calling out Russian rights abuses
Former justice minister & Canadian human rights legend @IrwinCotler explains the power of The Canadian Magnitsky Act
“the myriad changes in the code would actually raise taxes on nearly 13M tax filers who earn $100K/yr or less”
Trump administration will promote fossil fuels and nuclear power as an answer to climate change at a UN conference
In a new interview, President Donald Trump says "believe me" that he's not involved in any collusion, nor is he under investigation. Lawrence O'Donnell argues that the President frequently says "believe me" when he’s not telling the truth.
Mark my words: After they explode the deficit, Republicans will come looking for even deeper cuts to programs that Americans depend on
The idea of a "middle-class tax plan" kind of collapses when even @WSJ says the big winners are wealthy heirs.
New chairman of Trump EPA science board says air quality in the US is too clean https://t.co/eXKaJQJeaE pic.twitter.com/xmS2dRbpqH— The Hill (@thehill) November 4, 2017
Robert Phalen says a little pollution is good for “optimum health” in kids.— Adam Khan (@Khanoisseur) November 4, 2017
Science says kids exposed to dirty air have 10% smaller lungs. https://t.co/Dlh3cSqjRn
The Trump administration has publicly denied the report's conclusion, but agreed to sign off on the findings because they didn't want a fight while they're trying to pass tax reform, reports the New York Times.
Fmr. Watergate prosecutor Nick Akerman says the steps that Robert Mueller is taking in his investigation indicate the probe is ramping up and will likely lead straight to the questioning of Trump himself. E.J. Dionne & Daniel Dale also join Lawrence O'Donnell.
Kyle Cheney, Congress reporter for Politico, talks with Rachel Maddow about the sudden flurry of interviews by the House Intelligence Committee in the Trump Russia investigation.
Rachel Maddow reports on the questionable background of Ike Kaveladze, who appeared before the House Intelligence Committee, a background that committee member Rep. Tom Rooney does not appear to have researched.
Rachel Maddow shows how difficult it is to get clear information from authorities on the severity of the leptospirosis cases in Puerto Rico as Americans there struggle to find clean drinking water.
Mark Mazzetti, Washington investigations editor for the New York Times, talks with Rachel Maddow about breaking news that Donald Trump campaign advisor Carter Page met with Russian officials and informed the Trump campaign about those meetings.
Rachel Maddow shows how Donald Trump's ignorance about the bounds of presidential propriety is interfering with the U.S. justice system and his desire to replace Jeff Sessions with a more sympathetic attorney general.