Friday, February 23, 2018
Condoleezza Rice: U.S. need to have a conversation about what Second Amendment means "in the modern world"
Mueller just singled out a Republican congressman in unsealed Trump-Russia indictment, Putin's favorite traitor, Dana Rohrabacher. I project at least 3 Republican House Members will be indicted. 19 indictments and 5 guilty pleas to date
Mueller just singled out a Republican congressman in unsealed Trump-Russia indictment, Putin's favorite traitor, Dana Rohrabacher. I project at least 3 Republican House Members will be indicted. 19 indictments and 5 guilty pleas to date. #TrumpColluded https://t.co/2o2GYzpziu— Scott Dworkin (@funder) February 23, 2018
UConn would like to assure students who have applied or been admitted to the University that disciplinary action associated with participation in peaceful protests will not affect your admission decision in any way.
University of Connecticut sides with student protesters. https://t.co/LxGZHUvQPz— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) February 24, 2018
UConn would like to assure students who have applied or been admitted to the University that disciplinary action associated with participation in peaceful protests will not affect your admission decision in any way.— UConn (@UConn) February 24, 2018
Mueller has filed a superseding indictment against Paul Manafort, new charges connected to secret payments to ex-European politicians
A passenger vehicle hit a security barrier near the White House, the Secret Service says, but it didn't breach the secure complex that surrounds the executive mansion
DEVELOPING: US Secret Service: Vehicle strikes barrier near White House. The White House is on lockdown
BREAKING: Trump says he's leaving it up to his chief of staff to decide whether presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner keeps his interim security clearance.
#BoycottNRA is picking up momentum as major brands have started to disassociate themselves with the NRA
New statement from Manafort’s spokesman: “I had hoped and expected my business colleague would have had the strength to continue the battle to prove our innocence.”
BREAKING: Former Trump campaign official Rick Gates pleads guilty to charges of conspiracy and false statements in Russia probe
Crowd chants 'lock her up' during Pres. Trump's address at CPAC: "We have a very crooked media, we had a crooked candidate, too, by the way."
Trump just awarded a $2.5 billion no-bid defense contract to United Technologies, a company that shipped over 600 Indiana jobs to Mexico, despite his campaign pledge to save all of these jobs.
Trump just awarded a $2.5 billion no-bid defense contract to United Technologies, a company that shipped over 600 Indiana jobs to Mexico, despite his campaign pledge to save all of these jobs. How’s that for standing up to corporate greed? https://t.co/YELOgXKZMt— Warren Gunnels (@GunnelsWarren) February 23, 2018
Pruitt cites Bible as reason to expand oil, gas drilling: We must "harvest the natural resources" we're blessed with
CNN nails Trump and Fox News to the wall for pushing right-wing theory that they scripted Parkland town hal
We value all our customers but have decided to end our discount program with the NRA.— MetLife (@MetLife) February 23, 2018
Former Trump campaign official Rick Gates will plead guilty to two criminal charges in special counsel Robert Mueller's wide-ranging investigation of Russian meddling into the 2016 presidential campaign and related activities. Read his plea document
Former Trump campaign official Rick Gates will plead guilty to two criminal charges in special counsel Robert Mueller's wide-ranging investigation of Russian meddling into the 2016 presidential campaign and related activities.— CNN (@CNN) February 23, 2018
Read his plea document: https://t.co/TzXI3nqSWu
Fox & Friends host: Trump's proposal to pay teachers to carry guns is an "opportunity" because they don't get paid enough
AP Sources: The Trump administration is considering an offer from Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson to pay for at least part of a new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem
AP Sources: The Trump administration is considering an offer from Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson to pay for at least part of a new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem— AP Politics (@AP_Politics) February 23, 2018
.@FNBOmaha @Enterprise @Alamo @NationalPro dumped the NRA— Judd Legum (@JuddLegum) February 23, 2018
These corps are in business w/them@Hertz@Avis@Budget@TrueCar@Life_Line@NortonOnline@alliedvl@northAmericanVL@SimpliSafe@Manageurid@eHealth @Teladoc@FedEx @LifeLock @WildApricot https://t.co/9eHoI3wowN
Investigators found hundreds of pounds of cocaine at the Russian Embassy in Argentine’s capital in 2016. Things got weird from there.
NRA’s LaPierre: The right to bear arms is "not bestowed by man but granted by God to all Americans as our American birthright"
There’s the”armed guards”! BS! As Gunman Rampaged Through Florida School, Armed Deputy ‘Never Went In’
NRA spokeswoman: "Many in legacy media love mass shootings. You guys love it... Crying white mothers are ratings gold to you..."
In case you’re forgetting who Dana Loesch is, here’s a helpful reminder of how she facilitated a dark, toxic national discourse around guns
Homegrown TERRORIST!!!! /NRA Chief Just Called For a Rebellion Against FBI Leaders In Unhinged CPAC Speech
I can't believe that people are buying the Trump/Putin talking point that Prigozhin was funding the troll factory and secret para-military mercenaries in Syria and Ukraine, but is doing it on his own without support/approval from the State.— John Sipher (@john_sipher) February 23, 2018
https://t.co/yBwvNTMq3J via @vicenews
Sen. Ted Cruz says Democrats belong to "the party of Lisa Simpson" while Republicans are "happily the party of Homer, Bart, Maggie and Marge"
The police get militarized because the govt. war machine lobby spends trillions on shit the military doesn’t need. They keep making the army more tanks. The army says they don’t need more. The govt response: TAKE MORE! https://t.co/94NQWtfUHb— Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus (@01rezistor10) February 23, 2018
This is really incredible from Maddow on how Paul Manafort, the Trump campaign, and financial crimes tie together.
....If a potential “sicko shooter” knows that a school has a large number of very weapons talented teachers (and others) who will be instantly shooting, the sicko will NEVER attack that school. Cowards won’t go there...problem solved. Must be offensive, defense alone won’t work!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 22, 2018
Two weeks after Trump nominated Florida businessman Leandro Rizzuto Jr. to be ambassador to Barbados, Rizzuto pledged thousands of dollars to fund a gala at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club, the gala’s organizer told WaPo
CNN hits back at Trump for sharing Florida student's claim on scripted question: This is wrong and we can prove it
Amnesty International Finds Human Rights Deteriorating Around The World, And Warns U.S. Had Taken "a step backward!"
The mother of Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg says her family has received death threats online.
The mother of Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg says her family has received death threats online.— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) February 23, 2018
“I’m under so much stress,” she said describing her state a week after the shooting. “I’m angry and exhausted. Angry, exhausted and extremely proud.” https://t.co/uqhzE0ycAN
Louisiana's GOP secretary of state had security stalk woman after she refused to sleep with him: lawsuit
.@woodruffbets reports that contrary to other reports, Rick Gates isn’t currently making a plea deal or flipping to assist Mueller
Russia's state TV about the U.S.: "Empires of that size never fall because of external influence. They always collapse because of internal divisions."
Russia's state TV about the U.S.:— Julia Davis (@JuliaDavisNews) February 21, 2018
"Empires of that size never fall because of external influence. They always collapse because of internal divisions."
That's why Russian info-ops simultaneously supported & attacked multiple candidates, playing up social unrest, division & strife. pic.twitter.com/33WmxTo42T
Justice Clarence Thomas’s consistent pro-gun arguments fail to reconcile rights with their lived consequences
President Trump suggests awarding bonuses to trained teachers who carry guns in school: “Frankly, they'd feel more comfortable having the gun anyway. But you give them a little bit of a bonus.”
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo talks with Rachel Maddow about a new gun safety pact between New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and New Jersey that includes sharing major databases to make background checks more effective.
Julia Ainsley, national security reporter for NBC News, talks with Rachel Maddow about the confused and confusing story of Donald Trump campaign aide Rick Gates' legal defense team.
Chuck Rosenberg, former U.S. attorney, helps Rachel Maddow with some legal questions about the new 32-count indictment in the Paul Manafort Rick Gates case, including why the indictment came from a different grand jury than the first indictment.
Rachel Maddow reports on the details of a new 32-count indictment in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's cast against Donald Trump campaign aides Paul Manafort and Rick Gates
After President Donald Trump proposed arming teachers and hiring former soldiers and Marines to patrol American schools, Lawrence O'Donnell argues the president's ideas are fantasy and his staff is failing him and the country