Saturday, December 9, 2017

The White House’s latest fallback: Who cares if Trump colluded with Russia?

Elizabeth Warren is questioning Kellyanne Conway’s W.H. role in combating the opioid epidemic, asking John Kelly about Conway’s duties and experience, wondering if Conway has previously worked on drug or addiction policy or managed public health issues.

@WilliamCohan predicts that the culmination of Republicans’ tax plan could signal the beginning of a recession similar to 2008

'He was thrown to the wolves': Former FBI agents defend ousted Mueller investigator as Trump attacks 'rigged' DOJ

Trump reportedly drinks 12 cans of Diet Coke and watches up to 8 hours of TV per day

Here's How The New Tax Plan Affects College Kids

NEW: Battle over ObamaCare subsidies for low-income Americans could derail government funding deal

SCOOP: The NRA is sending a postcard to its members in Alabama to affect the Senate race there. Guess who the gun group does not mention.

Roy Moore was kicked out of Alabama’s Supreme Court not once but TWICE

President Trump's Decision on Jerusalem Welcomed by Evangelical Voters, Pro-Israel Groups and Major Donors

Zinke says energy wasnt involved in Bears Ears decision. Nuclear company documents say otherwise

Trump lawyer told Supreme Court: it's 'OK' for shops to hang anti-gay signs

Opinion: The GOP tax plan is just a prelude to attacking entitlements

Ford promised Michigan a new factory in January, but this week announced it would build in Mexico instead. That came after Congress passed a tax plan giving such offshored factories a tax rate of zero.

New #paradisepapers response - five members of Congress demand info from the Treasury Dept on Wilbur Ross' business ties to Russia, citing @ICIJorg's findings:

National monuments in Utah are far more popular than Trump thinks

Perspective | I study liars. I’ve never seen one like President Trump.

Inside Trump’s Hour-by-Hour Battle for Self-Preservation

#BREAKING : Energy Fuels Inc., the company which encouraged Trump to decrease the size of Bears Ears National Monument, in Utah -- which he did -- has had business dealings with none other than Uranium One & Uranium One profits off of royalties from Energy Fuels!

Here's that original David Corn story on the dossier: October 31, 2016: A Veteran Spy Has Given the FBI Information Alleging a Russian Operation to Cultivate Donald Trump

FCC head Ajit Pai jokes about being Verizon's "puppet" in leaked

Donald Trump’s attacks on the pillars of U.S. democracy is something every American should fight

Roy Moore’s spokeswoman spreads ugly Nazi propaganda against Jews.

rump likes to boast about jobs and the stock market, but there was more job growth last year under Obama, and the stock market performed better in Obama's first year than it has in Trump's first year.

California governor: Trump has no "fear of the wrath of God"

Cambridge Analytica CEO Alexander Nix to testify before close House Intel hearing on Dec 14

18 state AGs are signing on to the lawsuit challenging Trump’s appointment of Mick Mulvaney as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Acting Director.

Data doesn't lie

Susan Collins tells Maine TV station @WABI_TV5 that she is “absolutely certain” that the GOP tax package won’t trigger Medicare cuts. "I have it in writing from both the Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and also Senator Mitch McConnell."

Analysis: Americans are drowning in debt. Here’s where they have it the worst

Former President Obama urges voters to stay engaged in democracy, warning that complacency was responsible for the rise of Nazi Germany


For Female Lobbyists, Harassment Often Accompanies Access

North Korea says U.N. envoy expressed willingness to ease tensions

The U.S. evangelical community is in raptures over Trump's decision to declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel, believing it moves the world closer to Armageddo

What if she was your daughter? Help us send a message to Roy Moore

Thanks to former presidential candidate Evan McMullin.

Susan Collins tells Maine TV station @WABI_TV5 that she is “absolutely certain” that the GOP tax package won’t trigger Medicare cuts.

Donald Trump, Ivanka, & Don Jr were asked very easy math problems. They got them very wrong.

The Takedown of Title IX

A word to the 1%

Track Trump's nominations

Trumpocalypse: The End Game

Trump plan to choke Kims oil supply could trigger famine, experts warn

Opinion: The GOP’s all-out assault on justice

Analysis: How the GOP tax cut could take money away from most Americans

Opinion: How low can Trump go?

Trump calls Romney "a great man," but works to undermine him and block Senate run

Trent Franks, Accused of Offering $5 Million to Impregnate an Aide, Abruptly Resigns

Twitter 'bots' boost Russian backlash against Olympic

This morning I stood with local law enforcement, @CAGVNews, and @CTCADV to urge Senate rejection of the House Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act.

What it’s like to live in Putin’s Russia, according to a reporter who lived there 4 years

Newly released documents show Mulvaney raked in huge cash from payday loan CEOs just days before he pressured government regulators to back off payday lending rules


The US Air Force is developing a weapon that could potentially be used to disable North Korean missiles

Big march protesting Trump’s Jerusalem announcement making its way towards Trump Tower

Trump's visit to Mississippi Civil Rights Museum underscores national tension

2 Palestinians killed and more than 700 injured.

A reporter who met with the former spy behind the Trump-Russia dossier explains why it’s not ‘fake news’

Florida Crowd Size

Flake hits Trump for calling US system “rigged”: Don’t sow distrust in our democratic institutions

Trump dossier work began as Russian hack of DNC became known

Rachel Maddow looks at the background of the former British spy, Christopher Steele whose memos would become known as the Trump dossier, and the early signs in the 2016 election that Russia was exerting undue influence.