Saturday, November 11, 2017

No president in nearly half century has gotten as many appeals judges confirmed this early as Trump.

Trump insults US intelligence, believes Putin

Trump insults US intelligence, believes Putin


CIA director stands by intel community assessment Russia meddled in election

America has no coherent foreign policy under President Trump, unless you count 3 AM Twitter tirades, and we are seeing the global effects every day

Immigrants Fighting Off Deportation Just Got a Huge Boost in These 11 Cities and Counties

POTUS embraces Putin yet again telling world he believes former KGB agent’s denial of attack on our election over our own Intel public servants — Sally Yates

I can tell you that @POTUS is LYING. Trump knows the Kremlin hacked America last year. — Ted Lieu

Read the transcript of Trump's remarks to reporters as he defended Putin's denials of Russian election meddling

New: Stephen Miller implicated in George Papadopoulos court documents as the unnamed senior advise

Trump says U.S. won’t be "taken advantage of anymore." Hours later, Pacific Rim nations reach deal on trade without America.

That President Trump continues to deny Moscow’s effort to influence our elections on his behalf should put all Americans on high alert. This is an actual threat to our freedom.

Trump said “people will die” because the election meddling probes prevent a closer relationship with Russia. “Russia could really help us,” he said. “Putin and I would have a great relationship...It would take a lot of the danger out. This is a dangerous time.”

Trump on rumored CNN sale: "You should have as many news outlets" as possible "since so many are fake"

Gangsters of the Mediterranean

Schiff - You know who else is insulted by it, Mr. President? The American people. You believe a foreign adversary over your own intelligence agencies.

"Christian" conservatives now distort the Bible to justify child molestation, making US laughing stock of the world

Mueller team questions how much Trump knew on Russia contacts: report

Trump’s pick for top environmental advisor is embarrassingly clueless. The environment is so screwed


When did Congress authorize fighting in Niger?

Putin: alleged Manafort Russian link fabricated by Trump opponents

JUST IN: Trump attacks US intel officials over Russian election interference: "They're political hacks"

As White House Makes Nice With Mueller, GOP Allies Sharpen Knives For Special Counsel

Mueller Will Test Hope Hicks's Loyalty to Donald Trump

JUST IN: Kremlin denies Trump asked Putin about Russian election interference

Kushner told CNN its election coverage was insufficiently deferential, and to fire 20% of its staff.

POTUS thinks being cozier w/ Xi, Duterte, Xi, Putin than NATO allies is OK. Doesn't realize China lovIng him is the product of state media

EPA head Scott Pruitt, who isn't expected to attend U.N. climate talks, made a video appearance at an event hosted by climate change skeptics. @katieworth reports for FRONTLINE

Robert Mueller is moving toward Donald Trump

World leaders reach agreement on major trade deal without Trump

Papadopoulos lied to FBI out of “blind loyalty to protect Donald Trump.

Here's the first evidence Russia used #Twitter to influence Brexit

Trump Putin

One year since being elected, Trump's authoritarian impulses are attacking and damaging American democracy

Trump says Putin is offended by meddling allegations: "He says I didn’t do that. I think he’s very insulted by it. “

Trump in the Age of the Strongman

8 key differences between the dueling Senate and House tax bills

Photo surfaces of Boris Johnson with Joseph Mifsud. The "London professor" named in FBI docs who's now gone to ground.. ..and who Boris specifically denied meeting.

Opinion | Another election hack is inevitable. Here's how to prepare.

“Only Fox News and an official White House photographer received any access/credentials for the day's events,” per today’s pool reporter on Trump’s overseas trip.

Oil’s $1 Trillion Question. How much is Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest energy company, actually worth?

Veteran's Day

The U.S. could lose in a war against North Korea, a former Pentagon commander warns

Rupert Murdoch may buy CNN. Keep in mind he is Jared Kushner’s mentor, his ex-wife is Ivanka’s best friend, he’s close with Putin, he’s been investigated by FBI for bribing Russian officials, he is the chairman of FoxNews

US embassy hires security firm of former Russian spy who worked with Putin

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin swapped warm greetings at an Asia-Pacific summit in Vietnam but are keeping the world guessing on a formal meeting

julia ioffe covered Russian elections in 2011-2012 and the anti-government protests around that time. Watch & read

Putin & Trump urge parties to Syria conflict to take active part in Geneva peace process

BREAKING: Kremlin says Trump and Putin during their brief chats here in Vietnam agreed on a statement on Syria.

Donald Trump & Vladimir Putin chat on their way to APEC

White House to ban U.S. photographers from an entire day of a POTUS overseas trip is unheard of...and yet.

Right before Trump's inauguration, Turkey's Foreign Minister met with National Security Advisor Michael Flynn and House Intelligence Committee Chair Devin Nunes at Trump's DC Hotel

Papadopoulos was in regular contact with Stephen Miller, and helped edit Trump foreign policy speech

Cambridge Analytica's CEO contacted Julian Assange of WikiLeaks to ask him to share HRC-related emails in June 2016 -- just as the data firm joined the Trump campaign & the same month as the Trump Tower meeting.

Forbes’ Ken Ropoza claims Russians are exhausted being blamed for bad deeds & points to me as part of the problem?!? — Bill Browder

The seven Republican super-donors who keep money in tax havens

Links on Drudge Report

Drudge Report became a regular conduit to Russian propaganda.

Opinion: Saudi Arabia forcibly detained Lebanon’s prime minister, sources say

Trump nominee for federal judge has never tried a case

Donald Trump's nominee for a lifetime appointment on the federal bench is a 36 year old who has practiced law for three years and has never tried a case.