Sunday, February 11, 2018

Power on social media needs to be taken away from those with inflated follower counts who know how to weaponize their audiences

Koch-backed group fights paid sick leave laws as flu sweeps US

‘A shocking disgrace’: Orrin Hatch’s hometown paper rips him to shreds for defending alleged wife abuser

#BREAKING: My office just filed a civil rights lawsuit against the Weinstein Company. Any sale of the company must ensure victims are adequately compensated, employees are protected, and that enablers of sexual misconduct will not be unjustly enriched.

MSM pieces paid/lobbied for by private firms should be disclaimed as such. They’re essentially advertisements for our enemies designed for one purpose: to propagandize the population by disguising the press release as legitimate news. That’s unacceptable.

Top Republicans may end up shielding Jared Kushner and Donald Trump Jr. from public hearings

Once again, Trump is said to seek spinning off U.S. air-traffic control

Rep. Adam Schiff on the #DemMemo | Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO)

Sen. @RonWyden has asked @USTreasury for the financial records of Trump’s sale of a Palm Beach mansion to Russian oligarch Dmitry Rybolovlev in 2008.

NYT: Trump defends Hicks as Porter fallout continues

We need to talk about Devin

"I talk to Flynn virtually everyday, if not multiple times a day. Seldom there's a day that goes by that I don't talk to Flynn" Nunes 12/16

Again, what do the Russians have on you politically, personally and financially that you’re doing Putin’s bidding by hiding the truth from the American people? — Nancy Pelosi

“Women are gonna take charge of society. And they couldn’t juxtapose a better villain than Trump.” - Steve Bannon

.@Surgeon_General says that any effective treatment program for opioid addiction must meet five key criteria.

Devin Nunes creates his own alternative news site

@DevinNunes has gone full Chekist

Top Intel Dem: Trump blocked release of Dem memo because it "undermines" his claims of vindication

Hope Hicks needs a new boyfriend, a new job and a nice long talk in the confession booth with Mr. Mueller. Stoic Hope Hicks dresses in black after Rob Porter firing

As Jared Kushner’s security clearance is delayed, White House hesitates to act on others with problems. McGahn and Kushner have clashed. Two U.S. officials said Kushner is not expected to get cleared anytime soon.

Does Trump believe the women? Depends on whether he likes the man.

MSNBC host condemns silence of female Trump officials: Why don’t they leave?

Ivanka Trump sure is doing business in a lot of foreign countries for a senior White House adviser

Devin Nunes creates his own alternative news site

Dems warn taxpayers seeing bigger paychecks after GOP tax law may end up owing the IRS money

Sen. Ron Wyden seeking admin records on Trump's sale of mansion to Russian

CREW says there’s a lack of evidence that Betsy DeVos divested from approximately 66 assets she agreed to divest from as a condition of her appointment, so the group submitted a FOIA request to find that evidence.

Both of these memos only show that the FBI was doing its job of getting FISA warrants to watch Trump associates who were collaborating with Russian agents. It’s the Mueller memos (or indictments) that we really want to see

JUST IN: Gillibrand: If Trump wants due process, Congress can hold hearings on the allegations against him

BREAKING: @RepCummings Presses Gowdy to Stop Blocking Investigation of White House Security Clearances.

This Administration has been in power for over a year now. They have done nothing to protect our electoral systems from further attacks or to deal meaningfully with the opioid crisis. Inexcusable.

It is up to House Intel Committee, not Trump, whether to release Democratic memo on the Page FISA application

This one sounds drafted, unless POTUS has started using “whereupon” more often


Trump tries to claim that he's been 'victimized' by Obama administration "

California Rep. Duncan Hunter faces allegations of misusing campaign funds, and his freewheeling Washington lifestyle is coming under scrutiny, too.

I thought it was a joke, but yes, this really is CIA's official statement on the Intercept and NYT stories last night. Just emailed their office of public affairs.

Republicans want to fix DACA far more than the Democrats do. The Dems had all three branches of government back in 2008-2011, and they decided not to do anything about DACA. They only want to use it as a campaign issue. Vote Republican!

Jared Kushner’s family business moved its court case to a new venue in order to avoid revealing names of investors. Why is it so reluctant to disclose who is backing its projects?

Single Mothers Are Not the Problem

US intel, while trying to unravel theft of cyber weapons, found Russian selling Trump info. They left what he provided with a cutout in Europe. Whether info is real will remain a mystery until it is properly assessed by IC or Congress

The acting head of the nation's top railroad safety agency has resigned “effective immediately” after Politico raised questions about whether he had been simultaneously working as a public relations consultant for a sheriff's department in Mississippi

If Medicaid and food stamps are restructured like earlier welfare reforms, "many Americans can expect the federal safety net to functionally cease to exist within their lifetimes,"

28-year-old Texas teacher dies from complication from flu; had delayed picking up Rx because she couldn't afford $116 copay.

When has Trump been accused of rape or attempted rape? Allegations include a child, his wife and a business associate

Peoples lives are being shattered and destroyed by a mere allegation. Some are true and some are false. Some are old and some are new. There is no recovery for someone falsely accused - life and career are gone. Is there no such thing any longer as Due Process?

Remember when you promised to sue all of these women for lying after the election because you were "falsely accused"? We are all still anxiously waiting...

Wall Street survey: Just 13 percent of GOP corporate tax cut revenue will go to workers

Product recalls in food and car industries hit five-year peak

Trump concocted a story about a border agent’s death. The truth won’t catch up.

When Rob Porter left his girlfriend for Hope Hicks, Porter's ex-girlfriend brought the spousal abuse accusations to the White House. Hicks was made aware, kept dating Porter, defended him internally, didn't tell POTUS and helped craft Kelly's statement.

Sinclair Broadcasting Group has asked its news directors to make contributions to its PAC, which could blur ethical lines for its journalists.

Pro-Trump GOP lawmaker calls for release of Dem memo, says Americans deserve to see it