Monday, February 26, 2018

CNN president Jeff Zucker has a framed Donald Trump tweet in his office


Nixon White House lawyer: Ex-adviser's testimony could be "the end" for Trump's presidency

BREAKING: 2nd Circuit appeals court just ruled in favor of a gay worker, saying anti-gay discrimination is prohibited under 1964 civil rights law. It’s a loss for the Justice Dept, which injected itself into the case to argue against gay rights

What is Ivanka Trump doing in South Korea talking about North Korea’s nuclear program? She has no foreign policy experience but her business does have trademarks in the country.

#BREAKING: Dem lawmakers introduce ban on assault weapons

The State Department touts its counter-propaganda funds without mentioning #Russia

Trump Organization says it has donated foreign profits to U.S. Treasury, but declines to share details

Pennsylvania elementary school to close over church’s blessing ceremony involving AR-15

Washington Gov. Inslee to Trump: "I've listened to the first grade teachers that don't want to be pistol-packing first grade teachers... We need to listen and educators should educate... I just suggest we need a little less tweeting here and a little more listening."

Manafort's LA bankruptcy fight may offer new avenue for Mueller probe

Lawsuit alleges a 7-year-old girl was taken from her mother "screaming and crying" just days after the pair came to the U.S. seeking asylum. Mother and daughter are now at detention facilities 2,000 miles apart

6 Republican leaders of key committees say they see little reason to pursue lines of inquiry into the finances of Trump and his family — and won’t make commitments to do so

A leaked Koch memo shows the billionaire brothers taking credit for a laundry list of policy achievements extracted from the Trump administration and their allies in Congress.

Trump on the Parkland shooting: "I really believe I'd run in there even if I didn't have a weapon.

GA's Lt Gov @CaseyCagle threatens retaliation on #Delta: "I will kill any tax legislation that benefits Delta unless the company changes its position & fully reinstates its relationship with @NRA. Corporations cannot attack conservatives and expect us not to fight back."

Democrats Try to Outflank Donald Trump After He Failed to Implement Russia Sanctions

Tillerson, Kelly have complained about Kushner's role: report

Every Russian general reads this far-right book about a fascist empire

Supreme Court won't hear Trump bid to end DACA program

More than half of Texas voters who cast a ballot on the first day of early voting chose the Democratic primary, a 51% increase in turnout from the last midterm elections.

“Do you believe your father’s [sexual misconduct] accusers?

Putin’s Russia is becoming more Soviet by the day

"He will have no limits on his power." Xi Jinping's efforts to indefinitely extend his rule as China's leader raised fresh fears of a resurgence of strongman politics.

Supreme Court could cripple public unions in run-up to 2018 midterms

Swedish efforts to protect their political system from Kremlin interference ahead of Fall elections are nonpartisan and include a joint effort by media to combat disinformation. Putin's divisive propaganda has already started

Parkland survivor tells first lady Melania Trump that to combat cyberbullying, she should start with Donald Trump Jr.

“I am doing my job and clearly there is something in it that is threatening to the president... and he’s even more alarmed at what Bob Mueller is doing,” Schiff said. “He seems to think that these playground bully tactics are going to work. They don’t.”

Trump wants to name his personal pilot as head of the Federal Aviation Administration, which has a budget in the billions and oversees all civil aviation

Lawyers for the President of the United States do not believe he is capable of answering questions about his involvement in Russian election interference and other possibly criminal activity honestly and without committing additional felonies. Let that sink in.

Melania Trump’s parents will soon be citizens. They can thank 'chain migration.' The exact thing Trump wants to end!

Poll: Trump approval rating drops down to match lowest of his presidency

A 2nd judge has told the Trump admin it can’t keep stalling on Obama-era clean-air rules for oil and gas production on federal lands, saying the admin’s delay is “untethered to evidence” and likely to cause “irreparable injury” to states

The EPA still hasn’t given a satisfactory explanation of why Scott Pruitt needs to fly first class. Now Congress wants his travel records

Trump campaign uses image of Florida shooting survivor in email asking for donations

Not surprised the White House tried to bury our memo, or that the President would feel the need to go on Fox to explain why two of his foreign policy advisors were having secret discussions with the Russians. Hard to claim “vindication” with these facts.

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 02/25/2018