Tuesday, March 20, 2018

JUST IN: Flake: Trump should be impeached if he fires Mueller

Urgent Action Needed: The House of Representatives wants to pass an omnibus bill by Thursday. Call your representative today & demand the inclusion an amendment to #ProtectMueller and his investigation. Read more here

A porn star, Ex-Playmate and reality star are all in legal action over President Donald Trump

A porn star, Ex-Playmate and reality star are all in legal action over President Donald Trump: @randikayeCNN report

Things are looking worse by the day for efforts to stabilize the ACA's insurance markets.

Christopher Wylie, the Cambridge Analytica whistleblower, will give an interview to Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee

Who are you sharing your life with?

Trump subjected to trifecta of sex-scandal lawsuits

Trump did not follow specific warnings from his national security advisers when he congratulated Putin on his reelection, including a section in his briefing materials in all-capital letters stating “DO NOT CONGRATULATE,” officials familiar tell WaPo

Mark Zuckerberg "went personally to meet with Russia's number 2 person at the Kremlin" for Facebook business interests. Will he "stand up and face the U.S. Congress like he faced those Kremlin officials?

An "Ashamed" Fox News Commentator Just Quit The "Propaganda Machine"

An American president does not lead the Free World by congratulating dictators on winning sham elections. And by doing so with Vladimir Putin, President Trump insulted every Russian citizen who was denied the right to vote in a free and fair election.

A newly formed anti-Trump PAC is erecting an ‘Impeachment Now’ billboard like this one along Trump’s motorcade route to Mar-a-Lago, PBP reports.

.@HillaryClinton: "How did the Russians know how to target their messages so precisely?"

A family affair: Susan Pompeo's active role raising debate within the CIA

This is what happened when @Channel4News confronted Cambridge Analytica bosses about entrapment earlier today.

MUST SEE: Cambridge Analytica: Undercover Secrets of Trump's Data Firm

An investigation by Channel 4 News has revealed how Cambridge Analytica claims it ran ‘all’ of President Trump’s digital campaign - and may have broken election law. Executives were secretly filmed saying they leave ‘no paper trail’.

Cambridge Analytica bosses: We secretly made ads for Trump and we'll never be caught

BREAKING: Cambridge Analytica suspends CEO, Alexander Nix

Cruz: Trump campaign data firm assured me its practices were legal

 You're a lawyer right?

Karen McDougal had an affair with @realDonaldTrump the same time as Stormy Daniels. She was paid $150,000 by Trump’s friend in 2016 for her story, which he never ran. He just wanted to pay for her silence. So she’s suing to break her NDA. It’s yet another election payoff scandal.

Here's a photo of Cambridge Analytica's CEO with the Russian ambassador to the UK

Trump congratulates Putin on winning reelection, gets slammed by McCain

Trump Tower's "Stealth Russia Data Machine."

As DeVos Faces Congress, Officials Say She Hid Plans to Overhaul Department

NEW: A former Playboy model who allegedly had a nine-month affair with President Donald Trump is suing the company that kept her original account from publication

Photo and declaration by polygraph administrator of @StormyDaniels for May 19, 2011 exam in Las Vegas, NV.

Mercers, guns, and opioids: When should a college divest?

'Socially responsible' investors reassess Facebook ownership

So @Facebook, what happened to the "investigation" you announced into #CambridgeAnalytica in December 2015? Why have you just re-announced one?

Congress struggles to finalize $1.3 trillion spending bill to keep government open

Exclusive: Canadian ties to voter manipulation in #Brexit and the 2016 US election

Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie says the company tested Trump slogans such as "drain the swamp" and "deep state" as early as 2014, before Trump announced a presidential run

I should probably point out that I have been proactively working with the UK authorities for months before this story came out. @facebook is not the authority here, the @ICOnews is

Come this November, make your decision easy. Check this link and click on your state to see how your representatives have been voting on recent bills based based around guns

Facebook lost about $36 billion dollars in market value amid fallout from Cambridge Analytica scandal.

#DeleteFacebook is trending: Here's how to delete your Facebook account

A new package exploded overnight in Texas, this time at a FedEx facility outside San Antonio. A law enforcement source said it appears the package was mailed from Austin, and it was also due to be delivered there.

The biggest Republican megadonor you’ve never heard of

McConnell remains silent about Trump’s attacks on Mueller

There are currently at least 819 marches taking place this weekend in conjunction with the March For Our Lives in D.C.: 725 are in the U.S., and 94 abroad.

Three buses leave Russian embassy in London as expelled diplomats head to Moscow

Cambridge Analytica creator has State Department contract

Portraits of suffering and resilience in Puerto Rico six months after Hurricane Maria

Eighteen different committees made payments to Cambridge Analytica totaling more than $16M from June 2014 to December 2016, according to FEC

Analysis: The three most important races in Tuesday’s Illinois primaries

Facebook could be fined $40k per privacy infraction according to a consent decree from 2011. @amyklobuchar on MSNBC just now. 40k fine multiplied by 50 million users, equals a $2Trillion fine.


Black caucus lawmakers want Austin bombings classified as 'ongoing terrorist attacks'

How sanctions on Russia hurt Putin's closest allies

As Russia Spooks Europe, Poland Is Reminded Who Its Friends Are

Cambridge Analytica denies helping Leave EU official. Odd. Because they boasted about it

March For Our Lives Information

The march will take place on Saturday, March 24 on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C. between 3rd street and 12th street NW. The March will begin at 12:00pm (noon). Please find more information and RSVP here!
We don’t currently have a way to connect you directly to a student who needs housing in the D.C. area. Thank you so much for your inquiry and for your offer – every little bit helps.
We are currently working on a way for you to sponsor students so that they can attend the march in Washington, DC. For now, the best way to contribute is to donate through the GoFundMe page here.
You can purchase t-shirts, sweatshirts, and hats here.
Each sibling march is an independent student-led initiative. Everytown for Gun Safety and Giffords Courage, among others, will be assisting in the coordination of sibling marches around the country. More information regarding sibling marches can be found here.
We are so excited you want to start a march! Just note, there are already sibling marches happening all over the country. You can find more information about those here. Please RSVP and get involved with your local march if one is already being planned. If there is no march near you, get organizing! Here is a link to a toolkit to help you get started, and email Marchforourlives@everytown.org to be added to the list!
First, make sure your event is listed in our official event page so that people can sign up to attend: marchforourlives.com/eventsIf your event is not listed, please email Marchforourlives@everytown.org to let them know. Next, have you checked out the toolkit? If you have questions about running a sibling march, please reach out to marchforourlives@everytown.org. In the coming days, registered host organizers will also be invited to apply for a $5,000 grant from Everytown for Gun Safety to support their local march.
After you create a sibling march event you will have a host link that allows you to change any of the details about the event. If you are having a problem changing details about your event you can email marchforourlives@everytown.org.

The Mercer-backed company that illegally acquired the stolen Facebook data also took jobs for Russian oil oligarchs and the Pentagon. We live in a Neal Stephenson novel

A PAC called "Make America Number 1" paid CA $5,669,775 in 2016. For what, or whom?

I ran the Obama 2008 data-driven microtargeting team. How dare you! We didn’t steal private Facebook profile data from voters under false pretenses.

U.S. Supreme Court allows Flint water contamination lawsuits

Tillis and NC Republicans paid $345,000 to the data firm that’s now banned from Facebook

Cambridge Analytica is a branch of SCL Group. Someone made a FOIA request to NSA which was declined

Cambridge Analytica in Australia deregisters business name

Mnuchin Defends Trump Tariffs as World Economic Leaders Worry

The Kushner/Qatar collusion keeps going deeper. And it also has links to Trump/Russia and the Steele Dossier’s Rosneft quid pro quo allegations

Any white house staffer who signed Trump's NDA offered pro bono representation from prominent DC lawyer

Weinstein Co. files for bankruptcy, nullifies all nondisclosure agreements

Moscow awaits Russian diplomats ordered to leave Britain

Why Americans should be angry about the fundamentally un-American business of big data profiling.

Kushner, Manafort were primary players in hiring Cambridge Analytica for Trump campaign

Donald Trump Jr. Had an Affair With ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ Contestant Aubrey O’Day During Marriage to Vanessa

Nicolas Sarkozy in police custody over campaign financing

John Oliver’s Gay Bunny Book Outsells the Pences’

Rep. Mike Conaway said tonight he has no plans to call Alexander Nix or any other Cambridge Analytica officials back to HPSCI to testify, reiterating that the Russia investigation has ended. Said it’s Nunes’ cal

Parkland shooting survivors say the NRA is "basically threatening" them

EXCLUSIVE: Rebekah Mercer stands by Cambridge Analytic

Invoice for @EPAScottPruitt's $3,000 standing desk

Dem lawmaker warns Trump: There will be "widespread civil unrest" if you fire Mueller

Concerns about Cambridge Analytica? Focus them on on the real problem: Facebook itself

Trump lawyer's new interview about alleged Stormy Daniels threats

In a new interview, Trump's attorney Michael Cohen responds to the alleged physical threats against Stormy Daniels. Lawrence O'Donnell reminds us of Cohen's long history of threatening people on behalf of Trump. David Cay Johnston and Kurt Andersen join.

.@realdonaldtrump’s new lawyer/part-time conspiracy theorist Joseph diGenova was under investigation for claiming he supervised the federal prosecution of Hinckley, the man who tried to assassinate President Reagan – only he didn’t.

EXCLUSIVE: Senior Cambridge Analytica figures say they targeted voter's unspoken hopes and fears to help win election

Cambridge Analytica executives brag about running 'just about every element' of President Kenyatta's campaigns in secret filming by @Channel4News

Trump’s lead lawyer, John Dowd, has contemplated leaving his post because he has concluded that he has no control over the behavior of the president, two people briefed on the matter tell NYT

Trump continues to complain that his lawyers are not protecting him and that Deputy A.G. Rod Rosenstein — who is supervising the probe — is up to mischief, a source tells WaPo.

Adam Schiff has invited the Cambridge Analytica whistleblower to provide testimony before the Intelligence Committee “as part of the Minority’s ongoing investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.”

BREAKING: New details about Aleksandr Kogan's research. A different personality quiz he was using to pull @facebook data via its API in St Petersburg in summer 2014. To measure - gulp - the "dark triad": psychopathy, narcissism, machiavellianism

Stormy Daniels' Lawyer @MichaelAvenatti: I have evidence Trump was "fully aware" of the threats made against Stormy Daniels

Democrats fume over Parscale's limited answers on Russian digital meddling

"What I think we're witnessing is a very public obstruction of justice. He, as I see it, has already exceeded everything that Nixon did. He's really much more intimately involved than Nixon ever was in the cover-up" - John Dean, former WH counsel on Trump's attacks on Mueller

Cambridge Analytica: Next, Their Links to Russian Propaganda

Trump corrupting Mueller probe by attacking witnesses, officials

Neal Katyal, former U.S. acting solicitor general, talks with Rachel Maddow about how out of line Donald Trump is with his attacks on law enforcement officials and witnesses in Robert Mueller's Trump Russia investigation.

Democrats seek tech company probe as part of election protection

Senator Amy Klobuchar talks with Rachel Maddow about the need for tesimony and investigations into the abuse of American voters' personal information on social media sites vulnerable to unscrupulous bad actors.

Cambridge Analytica scandal rocks already rattled Trump world

As Donald Trump's lawyers are desperately trying to protect him from a Robert Mueller interview and the top level firings keep piling up, Rachel Maddow looks at a whole new arena of scandal for the Trump team.