Thursday, November 9, 2017
Facebook, Twitter and Google will hand over info to Congress on Russian entities purchasing ads that may have been used to manipulate U.S. energy markets
Roy Moore’s wife says she’s going to sue the Washington Post for ‘defamation’ over sexual abuse allegations
WaPo: John Kelly and Tom Bossert tried pressuring the acting DHS secretary to expel thousands of Hondurans in what she felt was a politically driven intrusion.
Roy Moore ruled in divorce case that a woman who had a lesbian affair could not see her children unsupervised
Russian Twitter accounts "rushed to deflect scandalous news" about Trump just before the election "while straining to refocus criticism on the mainstream media and Hillary Clinton."
Roy Moore campaign responds to "the most outlandish attacks on any candidate in the modern political arena"
Gary Cohn: " The most excited group out there are big CEOs, about our tax plan." Uh, were you supposed to say that?
Trump bodyguard testifies Russian offered to "send 5 women" to Trump's Moscow hotel room after 2013 Miss Universe Pageant, 'was turned down'
For reference: Here are all of the officials, celebrities who endorsed Roy Moore before the Post report
GOP in the U.S. Senate confirmed Donald J. #Trumps's pick, William Wehrum to head the Environmental Protection Agency’s @EPA Office of Air and Radiation. William Wehrum was BLOCKED from holding that position under the Bush Administration.
#Republicans - #GOP in the U.S. Senate confirmed Donald J. #Trumps's pick, William Wehrum to head the Environmental Protection Agency’s @EPA Office of Air and Radiation. William Wehrum was BLOCKED from holding that position under the Bush Administration. https://t.co/rqUFSOBWNI pic.twitter.com/zlEPlNweAY— VonVictor Rosenchild (@Rosenchild) November 9, 2017
This really just happened: Roy Moore responds to bombshell story by...sending out a fundraising email.
Wow. Roy Moore is trying to use Breitbart to get ahead of what he says is a coming WaPo story about him having improper relations with underage girls
Our society has become dangerously stacked in favor of the rich and wealthy corporations at the expense of the American people.
Roger Stone sent out a 1,600-word statement asking for donations for his legal defense fund. Calls Mueller a "deep state executioner” and “deep state vigilante” and says his legal fees have reached $457,000.
Mitch McConnell and chorus of Republican senators call on Roy Moore to step aside in Alabama Senate race
While in Alabama reporting about supporters of Moore’s Senate campaign, a Post reporter heard Moore allegedly had sought relationships with teenage girls.— Washington Post (@washingtonpost) November 9, 2017
Over three weeks, the Post interviewed four women, all of whom were initially reluctant to speak. https://t.co/X5c03FPnXK pic.twitter.com/g0bVtHckG5
BREAKING: @CNN reports: White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller has been interviewed as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe
So Sen Graham admits that GOP tax bill is ROI for big donors. Refreshingly honest and unbelievably corrupt political system. https://t.co/DAFAMz7L2z— Howard Dean (@GovHowardDean) November 9, 2017
Lindsey Graham says “the financial contributions will stop” if tax reform fails.— Alan Rappeport (@arappeport) November 9, 2017
More than 100 countries have been invited to a climate change summit in France this December. Trump is currently not invited.
The Department of Justice has ordered RT (formerly Russia Today) to register as a foreign agent by Monday, Nov. 13,
Saudi Arabia's blockade of Yemen could cause "the largest famine the world has seen for many decades"
FT: The Republican tax reform plan would reduce charitable giving in the U.S. by nearly $100,000,000,000, a new projection shows.
Sen. Chris Coons wants Sessions to provide info on the ‘forced resignation’ of U.S. Attorney Dana Boente, says he’s troubled by the timing being so close to the Mueller indictments
GOP Sen. John Thune says he can't guarantee that no middle class family will see their taxes go up. (via CBS)
BREAKING: Saudi Arabia orders its citizens out of Lebanon 'immediately'— The Associated Press (@AP) November 9, 2017
China Investment Corp and Goldman Sachs to establish China-U.S. industrial cooperation fund - U.S. Department of State.
China Investment Corp and Goldman Sachs to establish China-U.S. industrial cooperation fund - U.S. Department of State. https://t.co/RFBrXSBc1k pic.twitter.com/LFSUXU6cJ4— Reuters Business (@ReutersBiz) November 9, 2017
Really? Reminder, Ross & Mnuchin are former high level Goldman Sachs guys, & GS was involved in the Malaysian 1MDB scandal , which strangely also involved Saudi Arabia & UAE😱@20committee @counterchekist @LouiseMensch https://t.co/CsyvexGgYR— peter evans (@CORLEBRA777) November 9, 2017
Lisa Murkowski introduces bill to open Arctic wildlife refuge to oil drilling GOP HAD NO GOOD "GUYS"
After ZERO hearings, Republicans just shut down debate and amendments on the tax bill. https://t.co/YAVQiZhvFi— Topher Spiro (@TopherSpiro) November 8, 2017
These are all the pro-middle class amendments Democrats were prepared to offer before Chairman Brady cut off debate. Do Republicans have something more important to do tonight? pic.twitter.com/8RSjWdsOUS— Ways and Means Dems (@WaysMeansCmte) November 8, 2017
The shipping company that Wilbur Ross has a stake in may have benefited from an important trade agreement with China that he led as Commerce Secretary, raising ethics concerns.
.@MooreSenate won't debate @GDouglasJones.— Holly O'Reilly (@AynRandPaulRyan) November 9, 2017
Jones should go to the debate alone.
Hang an empty suit at Moore's podium.
Make a campaign video.
Roy Moore will carry a firearm to the GOP debate, but won't even show up against Jones. 🤔🤔🤔https://t.co/2LxkQPaRmx#ThursdayThoughts
Corker to hold hearing to probe Trump's "authority to use nuclear weapons," significantly escalating a war of words
🔥WHOA🔥— Dr. Dena Grayson (@DrDenaGrayson) November 8, 2017
DC judge issued a *gag order* in the Manafort/Gates case. Lawyers are "ordered to refrain from making statements" to the press.🤔
The only lawyers talking to the press are MANAFORT’S, not Team🇺🇸Mueller‼️🤗 https://t.co/JrsVyEvyfT
Federal prosecutors are looking into the role played by Carl Icahn in advising the Trump administration
A senior diplomat with 3 decades of experience warns about the State Department cutting top talent that “cannot be replicated overnight.”
In NYC, ran into @donnabrazile and talked about her book. Even though our political views are polar opposite, we had a great conversation. Complimented her on her courage to out the DNC and #CrookedHillary. Say what you want, more Dems should tell the truth. pic.twitter.com/IBzP6Ma9jR— David A. Clarke, Jr. (@SheriffClarke) November 8, 2017
FM Lavrov: all established facts point not to a “Russian trace” in 2016 US election, but rather to @TheDemocrats inside job
EXCLUSIVE: Sources: General #Flynn broke down and wept as he pleaded for leniency for his son, Mike Flynn Jr
BREAKING: FEMA is finalizing plans to airlift displaced Puerto Rican’s, currently staying in shelters on the island, to New York and Florida. FEMA has never done this “air breach” before.
Here's what changed hands in Tuesday's elections- Big Gains for Democrats. When WE Vote, WE WIN ELECTIONS!
Democrat Sen. Warner: Mueller a "consummate professional ... doing this [Russia probe] with all deliberate speed"
Political veterans say big victories in Virginia, New Jersey, and across the country for Democrats are a warning sign to Republicans and a rejection of Trumpism. But Paul Ryan today said Republicans are with Trump.
Ned Price, former spokesman for the National Security Council, talks with Rachel Maddow about the dangers inherent in CIA Director Mike Pompeo's allegiance to Donald Trump and his potential threat to the Mueller investigation.
Rachel Maddow relays reports that Donald Trump sent CIA Director Mike Pompeo to meet with William Binney, frequent guest on Russia's RT network and Alex Jones' Infowars, and author of a DNC hack conspiracy theory that would appeal to Trump.
Rachel Maddow reports that federal prosecutors have sent a subpoena to the company of Donald Trump's former special advisor on regulatory affairs, Carl Icahn, to look at what Icahn was doing in the markets while advising Trump on matters that would affect those markets.
EXPOSED: Companies holding $800 billion offshore are next week sponsoring a lavish $1 million “tax prom” gala in DC for Mike Pence & lawmakers as they consider a corporate tax cut bill
Who fucken died and made this asshole’s opinion worth a damn! https://t.co/HOFUrCD3sX— Ron Perlman (@perlmutations) November 9, 2017
JUST IN: Bannon calls for McConnell to feed him ‘live’ orphans. https://t.co/9JxYJXW1pI— Andrew C Laufer, Esq (@lauferlaw) November 9, 2017
I don’t even know where to begin with @realdonaldtrump’s CEQ nominee Kathleen Hartnett White—she outright rejects basic science.
A Republican Traitor @RepMattGaetz Just Called For Mueller To Be Fired In Order To Protect Trump@SpeakerRyan-Why are you trying to fire Mueller? You said this weekend he shouldn’t be. Stop interfering with his investigation.#FireproofMueller #LyinRyanhttps://t.co/HMPhEyZb0J— Scott Dworkin (@funder) November 9, 2017
GOP lawmaker takes to House floor to call for Mueller's firing https://t.co/XlVSGYYTNg pic.twitter.com/S61RTbApBR— The Hill (@thehill) November 9, 2017