Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Lawrence: Pelosi & Schumer now have the most powerful leverage anyone has ever had over Trump to get him to retract his attacks & lies.

BREAKING: US jury finds Libyan man guilty of helping to plan and carry out 2012 terrorist attack on US government compound in Benghazi, but not guilty of charges that his actions led to the deaths of Americans

Key GOP holdouts vote to advance tax bill after pressure from Trump

Mike Flynn’s Promotion of Nuclear-Plant Project Went Deep Into the White House

Schumer and Pelosi: “Rather than going to the White House for a show meeting that won’t result in an agreement, we’ve asked Leader McConnell and Speaker Ryan to meet this afternoon. We don’t have any time to waste...”

BREAKING: Tax bill clears Senate Budget Committee in 12-11 vote along party lines.

Schumer: Lawmakers were making "great progress" on deal to avoid shutdown until Trump got involved

BREAKING: Trump says 'we will take care of it' following North Korea's latest missile launch, offers no details.

How churches advertise in Washington, apparently

Every time big #KremlinGate news is about to drop, North Korea starts causing a problem. Wonder what the Kremlin is so worried about this time?


Ryan, McConnell rip Dems after they pull out of Trump meeting: Their "antics" put government operations at risk

LOCK THEM ALL UP, Turkey edition: Opposition leader exposes offshore money laundering by Erdogan

POLITICOMag: In his first extensive interview with a U.S. publication since taking on the post this summer, Ambassador Volker talked at length about just how troubled relations are with Russia these days despite Trump’s hoped-for reconciliation

Obama to meet with world leaders

Pence: Trump "actively considering" relocation of U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem

Comcast hints at plan for paid fast lanes after net neutrality repeal

U.S. official says North Korea conducted its first missile launch in more than two months.

Libyan media is questioning authenticity of CNN's slavery report after tweet by President Trump calling CNN international "a major source of (Fake) news"

Breaking News: The Air Force failed to report dozens of convictions to the gun background-check database

Jeff Sessions’ Russia Testimony Cited in Defense of Cop Who Killed Walter Scott

NEWS: North Korea has fired a ballistic missile, South Korean military officials tell the news agency

Thanks @jordanklepper and @TheOpposition for a great show yesterday making clear that Putin is a murderous sociopath

I asked Mulvaney how he'll run two agencies simultaneously. 'Well, you can see they're near each other.'

Russia is killing what little independent press it has

President @realDonaldTrump is the head of the executive branch and can hire or fire whomever he wants at the DOJ and at @CFPB whether @RepAdamSchiff or @SenWarren @elizabethforma like it or not.

TransCanada to restart Keystone pipeline after leak spilled 5,000 barrels of crude oil in rural South Dakota

Inside Flynn’s 2015 trip to the Middle East

2017 Word of the Year

How to respond to the Nazi sympathizer next door

The EPA will hold its one and only hearing on easing emissions curbs--in the heart of coal country

Jerome Powell faces a tricky test as his confirmation hearing today

Odds Are, Russia Owns Trump

Lawyer claims Justice Clarence Thomas sexually assaulted her in 1999

At Harvard, Maine senator says he thinks the Russians will be back

Keith Olbermann: I'm retiring from "political commentary" because Trump's presidency will end soon


The Navajo Nation is not having of any of @realDonaldTrump’s racism or games.

Welp, it looks like @realDonaldTrump not surprisingly had a problem with Native Americans lonnnngggg before today’s despicable act...

BREAKING: White House official: Trump will not campaign for embattled Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore before Dec. 12 election.

Opinion: "Pass and pray" is the GOP tax-reform strategy

A reminder that Project Veritas paid James O'Keefe $317,000 last year.

Unlike Their Elders, Alabama’s Young Republicans Wrestle with the Roy Moore Allegations

Coalition for Integrity Honors John McCain with 2017 Integrity Award for many accomplishments inc/Magnitsky Act

Depicting Nazis as ordinary gives them power

Michael Flynn’s role in Middle Eastern nuclear project could compound legal issues

Federal grand jurors in Washington ask for raise from $50 a day, for 18 months of service

Breitbart writer caught running secret, virulently racist Facebook group

Mueller is set to grill a key White House player as he examines whether Trump obstructed justice

Slide Fire Solutions’ decision to reboot sales on Cyber Monday comes just days after the gun industry saw its most successful Black Friday ever

Undisciplined Trump disrupts his own tax reform pitch

The 3 reasons Republicans might vote down Trump’s tax bill

Former Kelly aide to mount last-minute Alabama Senate bid against Moore

Pence's claim that more Americans are working today than ever before in American history

Newly released documents show Donald Trump paid $1.375 million to settle a case involving undocumented Polish workers

The Senate GOP's tax plan would increase the deficit by $1.4 trillion over the next 10 years, the Congressional Budget Office estimates

Prince Harry says Donald Trump is not welcome at his wedding: ‘Trump is a serious threat to human rights

Ashford University put 9,000 veterans' educations at risk by engaging in a dubious scheme to maintain its GI Bill eligibility. These veterans must be protected.

"Donald Trump is trying to bring chaos to the consumer (protection) agency," says Sen. Elizabeth Warren about President Trump naming budget chief Mick Mulvaney as interim chief of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

US charges 3 Chinese nationals with hacking, stealing intellectual property from companies

"The guy’s toxic": Republicans flee from McConnell in 2018 primaries

This cartoon explains how the Republican tax bill makes Donald Trump richer

We are 49th in education. It’s time we make a change for our children

State Dept official in charge of Tillerson’s agency overhaul resigns after three months: report

President Obama said repealing net neutrality would ‘end the internet as we know it’

Schiff to probe Sessions on Trump overstepping on Uranium One

Rep. Adam Schiff, top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, talks with Rachel Maddow about what he hopes to learn from Jeff Sessions when he testifies before the committee this week.

Schiff: Flynn investigation at critical point

Rep. Adam Schiff, top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, talks with Rachel Maddow about what is means that Mike Flynn's lawyers are no longer working with Donald Trump's lawyers.

Woolsey, Flynn witness, spotted talking with Trump at Mar-a-Lago

Rachel Maddow looks at how Mike Flynn's views on the Turkish coup changed completely once he was on Turkey's payroll, and wonders whether investigators will be interested to know what former CIA director James Woolsey and Donald Trump were talking about at Mar-a-Lago over Thanksgiving break.

Cordray: CFPB leadership 'shouldn't be decided by tweets'

Richard Cordray, former director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, talks with Rachel Maddow about Donald Trump's effort to force a new director on the Bureau outside of the order of succession specified by the law.

Warren: This is Donald Trump bringing his chaos to the CFPB

Senator Elizabeth Warren talks with Rachel Maddow about Donald Trump's effort to bigfoot the leadership of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau with his own appointee instead of following the order of succession established by the law.

A Thanksgiving cornucopia of news!

Rachel Maddow catches up on the big stories breaking out of the long Thanksgiving weekend.