Tuesday, November 14, 2017

RNC cuts off Roy Moore. Scoop

Fox's Shep Smith takes apart the Uranium One conspiracy his Fox News colleagues have been relentlessly hyping

Sessions said he didn't lie under oath, says Trump hasn't influenced Justice Department

Steve Bannon And Allies Have Second Thoughts About Roy Moore, Sources Say

Poland’s Defense Minister Answers the Question: What Does Putin Want?

Jeff Sessions: 'Not enough basis' for special counsel to investigate Hillary Clinton.

Bill Browder, Putin Enemy No. 1

@tedlieu to #JeffSessions: "Were you lying then [when you filled out your security clearance form] or are you lying now?"

Jeff Sessions gets hammered for repeatedly telling Congress “I don’t recall” Russia contacts

AG Jeff Sessions: “I can’t say that there were no conversations about him”

BREAKING: CBO: Tax bill will automatically cut Medicare by $25 billion per year almost immediately.

LIVE NOW on C-SPAN networks: AG Sessions testifying @HouseJudiciary annual DoJ oversight hearing

Can Germany fix Facebook?

Analysis: Trump touts a poll that shows more than half the country disapproves of him

The “Creep List”: congressional staffers have a word-of-mouth list of lawmakers to be careful of, w/ two congressmen from CA & TX prominent on it

Former CIA director: I would think twice before accepting a job in the Trump admin

Russian Defense Ministry’s ‘Evidence’ of U.S. Aid to ISIS Shows Video-Game Footage

An Open Door for Pesticide Lobbyists at the U.S.D.A.

No free press, no democracy

NATO ally reportedly raised "concerns" about Trump’s access to nukes

ICYMI When news is bad for the right, leave it to Fox to invent outrage to push on the left

The Supreme Court took a major abortion case that could stump all the justices

BV columnist Michael Lewis discusses what really went down during the White House transition to the Trump admin

Mo Brooks is sticking by Moore. He says the GOP agenda is 'vastly more important than contested sexual allegations.

Just a reminder:

NEW: Trump faces big choice on Moore’s fate

How does the news about Donald Trump Jr.'s communications with WikiLeaks fit into the larger picture? The definitive Trump-Russia timeline of events.

Two former intel chiefs blast Trump

'Market manipulation 101': Wolf of Wall Street-style 'pump and dump' scams plague cryptocurrency markets

UN resolution would ban ALL violence against children, but Trump administration wants to ban only "unlawful" violence.

What the hell is going on with Breitbart and pedophilia?

Fact Checker: President Trump has made 1,628 false or misleading claims over 298 days

Millionaires and billionaires to urge Congress not to cut their taxes

How GOP Tax Plan Would Ruin Retirees, Underinsured

Alabama congressman: I'm sticking with Moore because he's not a Democrat

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has accused Russia of trying "weaponize information" to sow discord and undermine Western institutions

Bill Perry says nuclear terrorism would destroy America’s economy, laws and society 10x as badly as 9/11 - and don’t count on Tillerson and Mattis to stop nuclear war

Cambridge Analytica helped Trump win the vote. Now, the data firm is without a U.S. client

Facebook Has Finally Opened The Door To Admitting Russia Meddled In Brexit

Commander Who Caught Bin Laden: Trump “Greatest Threat to Democracy in My Lifetime”

Troops are being pulled out of Puerto Rico along with helicopters that have flown supplies and equipment to communities cut off by landslides and broken roads

Senate candidate Roy Moore calls sexual assault allegations against him a "political maneuver"; wife says husband is a "Godly" man

Candidate Donald Trump asked black voters: What the hell do you have to lose? Well, apparently, judgeships.

JUST POSTED: The Making of an American Nazi by Luke O'Brien

"The Simpsons" compares Kellyanne Conway to Joseph Goebbels

Houston Chronicle : Plastic bags and bottles are hurting Galveston. Gov Abbott opposes cities banning plastic bags, claims Texas is being California-ized

Brett J. Talley, nominee for Federal Court, is also a former "paranormal investigator"

Trump interviewed this authoritarian TV personality to be considered for his Deputy Attorney General.

Thousands of scientists issue bleak "second notice" to humanity

Russia will expand legislation on “foreign agents” operating in the media landscape

What we know about Donald Trump Jr.'s exchanges with WikiLeaks

Chinese surveillance cameras are hanging all over the US

A Washington county that went for Trump is shaken as immigrant neighbors start disappearing

CBO says House Republicans are rushing so fast that an analysis of the impact of the tax bill on the economy cannot be completed in time.

This Alabama Man Spent Five Years in Prison for Enticing a 14-Year-Old

Can the Democrats Stop This Tax Reform Scam?

President Trump’s Thing for Thugs

Susan Rice: Trump Is Making China Great Again

53 pastors have signed a letter of support for Roy Moore.

Time to get a new religion.

Advertisers are ditching Sean Hannity over his defense of Roy Moore

"If you have a high income and are wealthy, you stand to win a lot, if you are poor or have modest income, you stand to lose a lot, and if you are old, you should be afraid, very afraid, of what comes next."

How Rupert Murdoch destroyed the Republican Party, and thus America

Senate to challenge Trump's ability to use nuclear weapons whenever he wants

Pence’s health care power play

CHARTS: Heres How GOPs Tax Breaks Would Shift Money To Rich, Poor Americans

Some of the world’s top central bankers are together in one room. Watch what they have to say

Trump: "Comey is proven now to be a liar"

Volvo Car USA confirms that they have removed their ads from Sean Hannity's show.

Sessions faces grilling about Russias outreach to Trump campaign

Not just a WH lawyer -- he's married to Ann Donaldson, chief of staff to WH counsel Don McGahn, who oversees Trump's judicial nominations.

Trump judicial nominee didn’t disclose his wife is a top White...

Brett J. Talley, Donald Trump’s nominee for a lifetime appointment as a federal judge, despite having only three years of experience practicing law, did not disclose that he is married to the chief of staff to the White House counsel.

We removed Hannity from our advertising plans. We will be sure to provide your feedback with our team. — Hebrew National

The Trans-Pacific Partnership has been resurrected — and it’s happening without the US

New Poll: 'Southern Whites' Live In A Perpetual Grievance State

Trump claims he has signed more laws than any other president at this point, or is right near the top. In fact...

President Trump tweets that he will issue a major statement from the White House upon his return to D.C.

House declares U.S. military role in Yemen's civil war unauthorized

Alabama Reporter Defends Roy Moore in Absolutely Bonkers CNN Interview

Tax Reform should grow the economy, not the national debt. — Mark Warner

Rebuilding Puerto Rico will cost $95 billion, says island’s governor

Good to see UK PM Theresa May talking tough on Russia. We have a lot of good ideas for her if she’s serious

House passes bill reducing former presidents' pensions

Human rights groups are calling on US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to address the crisis in Yemen

Trump picks ex-pharma executive Azar to lead HHS

Trump's efforts to promote coal at climate summit draw protests

Treasury chief Steven Mnuchin says a Ph. D. isn't a job requirement for the next Fed chair

Trump skips East Asia summit plenary, but says trip was a success

Colin Kaepernick named GQ magazine's "Citizen of the Year"

I am the District Attorney of Etowah County. If you tell anyone about this, no one will believe you.”

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has strong words for Russia: "We know what you are doing. And you will not succeed"

GRASSLEY: To be very clear, you intend to recuse yourself from both the Clinton e-mail investigation and any matters involving the Clinton Foundation, if there are any?

Politico: Sheldon Adelson dumps Steve Bannon.

Moore Denies Knowing Latest Sexual Assault Accuser, Despite Apparently Signing Her Yearbook


AG Sessions considers special counsel to address concerns about Uranium One & gives R's new line of q's for Sessions hearing tomorrow.

Sessions Reportedly Considering Second Special Counsel for Hillary Clinton, Uranium One

Adam Schiff: “That Donald Trump Jr. and Wikileaks would discuss coordinating their efforts to highlight information damaging to Clinton... demonstrates once again a willingness by the highest levels of the Trump campaign to accept foreign assistance.”

"The Vice President was never aware of anyone associated with the campaign being in contact with Wikileaks.

What secret WikiLeaks-Don Jr. communications mean in Russia probe

A new report says Donald Trump, Jr. engaged in private messages with Wikileaks on Twitter from September 2016 to July 2017, including messages about emails stolen from Democrats. Natasha Bertrand and Mieke Eoyang join Lawrence O'Donnell to discuss.

Moore scandal not disqualifying in eyes of many Alabama voters

John Archibald, columnist for the Birmingham News, talks with Rachel Maddow about how the Roy Moore scandal is being perceived by Alabama Republicans and whether denunciations from sitting senators will mean anything to Alabama voters.

NBC News: RNC still working with Roy Moore in Alabama

Rachel Maddow shares reporting from NBC News that unlike the NRSC, and contrary to rapidly accumulating un-endorsements from Republican senators, the RNC is still working in Alabama on Roy Moore's election campaign.

Mueller well suited to immensity of Trump Russia investigation

Chuck Rosenberg, former U.S. attorney who has worked with James Comey and Robert Mueller, talks with Rachel Maddow about how the Trump Russia investigation keeps growing, and special counsel Robert Mueller's history investigating 9/11 qualifies him for the task.

Comey notes could show up in Donald Trump obstruction case

Chuck Rosenberg, former U.S. attorney who has worked with James Comey and Robert Mueller, talks with Rachel Maddow about why he left the job of acting administrator for the DEA under Trump, and how James Comey's notes might be used in an obstruction case against Donald Trump.

Trump Junior exposed for contacts with Wikileaks during campaign

Rachel Maddow reports on yet another new revelation of contact between the Trump campaign and Russia and its operatives, this time between Donald Trump Jr. and Wikileaks, and shows the growing body of reporting about the Trump campaign interacting with Wikileaks.

Senate GOP considers turning against Roy Moore as scandal deepens

Rachel Maddow looks at new sexual assault accusations against Roy Moore as Senate Republicans begin to withdraw their endorsements and consider ways in which they could prevent Moore from taking office should he win his election.

Tune-in alert! Sessions testimony Tuesday!

Rachel Maddow alerts viewers that Jeff Sessions will be testifying in an open hearing before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday morning at 10 a.m.

If the AG bends to pressure from President Trump and his allies, and appoints a special counsel to investigate Trump’s vanquished rival, it could spell the end of the DOJ as an independent institution

Flashback: October 14, 2016. Pence responds to reports that the Trump campaign is in cahoots with WikiLeaks: "Nothing could be further from the truth."

NEW: AG Sessions considers special counsel to address concerns about Uranium One & gives R's new line of q's for Sessions hearing tomorrow.

Trump says he’s the most popular president ever around the world; the reality is very different

Trump declared his love for WikiLeaks many times on the campaign trail...and the admiration was apparently mutual.

Fmr. CIA Director Michael Hayden says Donald Trump Jr.'s exchanges with WikiLeaks "takes your breath away"

Trump, Assange, Bannon, Farage… bound together in an unholy alliance