Monday, November 20, 2017
USA Liberty Act adopts an approach that could paradoxically make Americans more vulnerable to surveillance in the future.
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai will reveal plans to his fellow commissioners on Tuesday to fully dismantle the agency's Obama-era net neutrality regulations.
NEW: In an interview with CNN, Whitefish CEO Andy Techmanski said the company is owed more than $83 million by the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority and is stopping work because its repeated requests for payment were not fulfilled. https://t.co/2SHTMN0D09— Evan Rosenfeld (@Evan_Rosenfeld) November 21, 2017
Putin expected Trump to lose like everyone else. They expected 4 years of gridlock, infighting & division
Putin expected Trump to lose like everyone else. They expected 4 years of gridlock, infighting & division.— Jay McKeNethery (@JamesFourM) November 20, 2017
Chekism would've fully taken over by 2020, then they elect the man or woman (they don't care which) they really wanted in there.
You know, someone competent, unlike Trump.
Mueller’s team is rooting around inside Trump world more deeply than is publicly known, according to Axios
Hey @GOP @HouseGOP, Donald tRUmp personally profited from human trafficking operations around the world. His properties are a laundromat for organized crime + govt corruption all over the world. And he’s on tape raping/abusing minors. Tapes are with NATO allies.— Counterchekist (@counterchekist) November 20, 2017
IMPEACH HIM. NOW
Real quote from Alabama Pastor Earl Wise, a Moore supporter: “How these gals came up with this, I don’t know. They must have had some sweet dreams somewhere down the line. Plus there are some 14-year-olds, who, the way they look, could pass for 20.” https://t.co/j43vSKvdii— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) November 20, 2017
Former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page held high-level meetings with Hungarian officials in Budapest
A summary released by the Department of Defense shows reports of sexual assault from Fort Bragg increased by 28% in 2016 over the year before
JUST IN: CNN: New woman says Sen. Al Franken inappropriately touched her in 2010, telling CNN that he grabbed her buttocks while taking a photo at the Minnesota State Fair.
Condition of Oleg Sentsov, a political prisoner of Putin, is becoming increasingly desperate. Looks strikingly similar to what they did to Magnitsky. This demands our immediate attention and outrag
Ukrainian filmmaker Sentsov, who's serving 20yrs on dubious charges, is suffering weight loss & heart problems--& has just been moved to a prison colony near the Arctic coast https://t.co/E7Cpvrglxb— Alec Luhn (@ASLuhn) November 18, 2017
Condition of Oleg Sentsov, a political prisoner of Putin, is becoming increasingly desperate. Looks strikingly similar to what they did to Magnitsky. This demands our immediate attention and outrage https://t.co/WEsa74KLsq— Bill Browder (@Billbrowder) November 20, 2017
This week @ajitpaiFCC is scheduled to release new FCC rules that could end #NetNeutrality, which is what prevents internet service providers from censoring and filtering what we see. We must #SaveNetNeutrality. Read this for more information: https://t.co/Cco3ATm8aI— Renato Mariotti (@renato_mariotti) November 20, 2017
This excellent @sbg1 piece almost makes it sound like partisanship isn't fully determinate of legislative behavior, the degree of legislative pushback toward a president depends on his public standing, and Congress has tools with which to push back .... https://t.co/wnFjzsi5Nk— Josh Chafetz (@joshchafetz) November 20, 2017
Bring this chart to Thanksgiving dinner. It’ll come in handy when that family member who always talks politics tells you the Republican tax bill helps the middle class.
Fascinating: Room rates at Trump's hotels have fallen by up to 63% since he became president. Average price change: -36%
A 12-year-old girl's family and a handful of others are suing AG Jeff Sessions and the DEA and are demanding "cannabis for the treatment of their illnesses, diseases and medical conditions."
By loading so many favors to big donors into bill, GOP is throwing away best chance in a generation for corporate tax reform.
What appear to be obscure details in a court filing against Paul Manafort may actually provide clues about what’s next for another target in the special counsel’s Russia investigation: former national security adviser Michael Flynn, says @joshgerstein https://t.co/31G904MDh7— Justin Hendrix (@justinhendrix) November 20, 2017
Moore accuser coldly turns down Hannity’s interview request: ‘He is not known for journalistic integrity’
White House driven by fear over Mueller probe: Aides anxiously greet each other, ‘Good morning, are you wired?’
For controversial judicial nominee, another wrinkle on the way to the robe - Southern Poverty Law Center
ATTN: Senate Republicans are trying to pull off a backdoor repeal of the #ACA by raising health insurance premiums for millions of Americans
The FCC has approved a "megamerger" that will allow pro-Trump Sinclair Broadcasting Group to beam news into nearly 75% of American households
Sen. Jeff Flake(y), who is unelectable in the Great State of Arizona (quit race, anemic polls) was caught (purposely) on “mike” saying bad things about your favorite President. He’ll be a NO on tax cuts because his political career anyway is “toast.”— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 19, 2017
Without #NetNeutrality rules, get ready for choosing a pay-per-site plan rather than pay-per-gigabyte with the freedom to use any site you want
Without #NetNeutrality rules, get ready for choosing a pay-per-site plan rather than pay-per-gigabyte with the freedom to use any site you want. https://t.co/twX1Wmav9C— David Carroll🦅 (@profcarroll) November 20, 2017
In Portugal, with no net neutrality, internet providers are starting to split the net into packages. pic.twitter.com/TlLYGezmv6— Ro Khanna (@RoKhanna) October 27, 2017
Twitter suspended the Kremlin-linked troll "Jenna Abrams" account minutes after CNN published this article revealing its existence and Twitter's lack of action against it
The GOP tax reform push is setting off alarm bells in high-tax states like New York, California and New Jersey
Browder: "Putin has $200 Billion in Western bank accounts held under others' names. If this is frozen by Magnitsky Act.. This is why he is coming after me"
Browder: "Putin has $200 Billion in Western bank accounts held under others' names. If this is frozen by Magnitsky Act.. This is why he is coming after me" https://t.co/5B9Hn0S69r— James Farro (@JF991) November 20, 2017
Билл Браудер коротко и ясно объясняет, почему Путин будет президентом до своей смерти. pic.twitter.com/Xn3tNdVeUD— Грани.Ру (@GraniTweet) November 19, 2017
Asked about the tax bill making business cuts permanent but individual cuts temporary, Mulvaney says: "It's simply trying to essentially manipulate the numbers and game the system so that you can fall into this square peg." #CNNsotu https://t.co/tjcLAYt6qe— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) November 19, 2017
Kentucky and Oklahoma Trump campaign chairs (one a Judge, one a State senator) have been arrested for sex trafficking of children.
Former Oklahoma state senator — who was also the CHAIR OF TRUMP'S CAMPAIGN IN OKLAHOMA — pleads guilty to child sex trafficking. https://t.co/JUOWQXWhFR— Caroline O. (@RVAwonk) November 19, 2017
So far, both Kentucky and Oklahoma Trump campaign chairs (one a Judge, one a State senator) have been arrested for sex trafficking of children.https://t.co/KgeGWwZqzY https://t.co/PHpz44qiwu— random facts girl. (@soychicka) November 20, 2017
BREAKING: @MLevineReports: Special Counsel Mueller's team investigating whether Trump sought to obstruct a federal inquiry into connections between his presidential campaign & Russian operatives has now directed the DOJ to turn over a broad array of docs https://t.co/dR0qvK7EAx— Evan Rosenfeld (@Evan_Rosenfeld) November 20, 2017
This document request shows Special Counsel Mueller saw the same thing we all saw: The President of the United States committing Obstruction of Justice and then admitting it on national TV. https://t.co/ngSGimtCuB— Ted Lieu (@tedlieu) November 20, 2017
Karl Rove slams Bannon’s amazing “bad judgment” in picking candidates: Grimm, that “convicted felon”; the “despicable” Tom Tancredo; the “hapless” Danny Tarkanian. “These are the people he’s backing and thinks can both win and then govern?” https://t.co/nAWV2Hliu5— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) November 20, 2017