Friday, April 6, 2018

Facebook admits public data of its 2.2 billion users has been compromised

GOP congressman brandishes gun during meeting with constituents

Federal judge upholds Massachusetts assault weapons ban

Exclusive: Trump adviser played key role in pursuit of possible Clinton emails from dark web before election

Department Of Homeland Security Compiling Database Of Journalists And 'Media Influencers'

Mueller has evidence that Trump supporter's meeting with Putin ally may not have been a chance encounter: Sources

Blake Farenthold has resigned abruptly from Congress

Moscow wasn't sending its best. PS: Your oligarchs get red warrants next.

JUST IN: Dow closes more than 500 points down as President Trump threatens more tariffs on China, escalating fears of a trade war.

Live shot of #Pruitt out buying milk

Lobbyist landlords forced Pruitt out after he overstayed condo lease, changed the locks: report

Dow drops more than 230 points at the open on trade worries, weak jobs report

Sheryl Sandberg admits that the Cambridge Analytica data breach came to Facebook's attention 2.5 years ago and the company failed to act.

This is huge: US sanctions Deripaska and Vekselberg (among others). Finally hitting Putin and his cronies where it counts

The US Treasury Dept has just issued the list of sanctioned oligarchs - they are choking the life out out Putin’s criminal enterprise in the West!

BREAKING: Hospital: Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal, who was targeted by nerve agent attack in UK, is "improving rapidly and is no longer in critical condition."

Filing reveals Mueller seized three bank accounts a day before indicting Manafort

Britain Pinpoints Secretive Russian Facility That Made Deadly Nerve Agent

Benjamin Sparks, a prominent GOP political operative in Nevada, may face charges after allegedly battering a woman he declared, via contract, to be his “slave and property.”

Will We Stop Trump Before It’s Too Late?

NEW: Special Counsel Robert Mueller has evidence raising questions about Erik Prince's testimony on meeting with Russian financier,

Rex Tillerson's $12 million army of consultants


NEW: Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye sentenced to 24 years in prison.

Commodity markets get hit again after Donald Trump calls for more China duties

Top Pruitt adviser and "best friend" aide abruptly quits EPA job

Jimmy Kimmel Responds to Sean Hannity’s Vicious Attacks

Jimmy opened his computer this morning to find that he was at war with Sean Hannity over something Jimmy said on our show Monday Night involving Melania Trump. Hannity took issue with it, even going as far as to call Jimmy an “Ass Clown.” Jimmy isn’t totally sure what that is, but he does appreciate how compassionate he has suddenly become to the plight of immigrants over the last 24 hours.

Avenatti reacts to Mueller/Cohen news, Trump's Stormy comments

Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti joins Lawrence O'Donnell and Joy Reid to react to the new report that Robert Mueller is looking into Michael Cohen’s roles in Trump business deals — and Trump’s first public comments on Stormy Daniels.

Don Jr. and Eric Trump were at Trump’s business in the UAE. Meanwhile, Mueller is investigating UAE influence in Trump’s administration

Facebook is about to be challenged on another issue: facial recognition.

Mueller moved to seize bank accounts in Manafort probe

DC officials cite Pruitt landlord "for engaging in unlicensed rental housing activity."

Trump in WV: "In many places, like California, the same person votes many times. You probably heard about that. They always like to say 'oh that's a conspiracy theory.' Not a conspiracy theory, folks. Millions and millions of people."

Republican Sen. Ben Sasse: "Hopefully the President is just blowing off steam again but, if he's even half-serious, this is nuts. China is guilty of many things, but the President has no actual plan to win right now. He’s threatening to light American agriculture on fire."

Putting high-powered, always connected microphones with poor security throughout your house = asking for trouble. Consider yourselves warned

NEW: Federal investigators obtained a search warrant tied to Paul Manafort on March 9, according to a Special Counsel's Office filing in the Manafort case.

"It's becoming childish." Here's what investors think of Donald Trump's latest tariff talk

China says will fight back 'at any cost' against U.S. trade tariffs

KOCH BROS - This is the enemy.... These are the men behind it all. Their hatred of the Government comes from a vicious father who made his fortune off of Stalin. They've been planning this for a long time...

Trump can’t understand why you wouldn’t just kill an entire family

NEW: Mueller probe widens to Trump org's foreign business partners

NEW: 5 top @EPA officials objected to @EPAScottPruitt's spending & leadership. All 5 were either placed on leave or reassigned — including a decorated retired Army officer who now sits alone in an office that one EPA official called “an unmarked grave.”

Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, calls for a hearing with EPA head Scott Pruitt and his top aides.

Lewandowski shouts at House Intel Dems: "I'm not answering your f-cking question"

NEWS: Scott Pruitt approved raises for two key aides even as he said otherwise. AND he disregarded White House instructions -- even from John Kelly -- on TV appearances. He was late on rent for a $50 a night rental. And his job is in jeopardy.

WATCH: Oklahoma teachers jingle keys at GOP governor after she compared them to a teen "wanting better car"

Stocks drop, yen rises as Trump proposes more China tariffs

Sat down with Rep. Trey Gowdy this morning. He told me his tenure in Congress was a waste of time and the only goal of the Republican Party is to win elections. Bonus: He responds to Trump calling him “a loser.”

President urges levies on $100 billion more of Chinese goods

"We knew he was going to crack" Michael Avenatti on President Trump on his denial of knowledge of Stormy Daniels and the hush money agreement with Michael Cohen. "Our case just got a whole lot better"

"They are setting Michael Cohen up to be the fall guy... I don't think he has the metal to withstand it" - Stormy Daniels lawyer

Facebook will update its terms of service for the first time in 3 years

If this account is accurate, Trump’s initial impulse was borderline-unhinged and would hand Russia and Iran an _immense_ strategic gift while potentially giving ISIS new life

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg says users would have to pay to opt out of all data-targeted ads

Mulvaney gave major pay raises to his hires at consumer protection agency

Enrique Peña Nieto schools Spanky: Mexican president to Trump: Direct your frustrations at Congress, not Mexicans

Manafort is accused of laundering more than $30 million that flowed through offshore bank accounts in connection with his work related to Ukraine

Ex-Sinclair employee who was sued by the company after quitting: "I would go so far as to say that if it weren’t for Sinclair Broadcasting, Donald Trump would not be in the Oval Office right now."

With two indictments already, Mueller still digging into Manafort

Joyce Vance, former U.S. attorney, talks with Rachel Maddow about understanding special counsel Robert Mueller's strategy as he continues to execute search warrants on Paul Manafort and interviews Donald Trump's lawyer and business associates.

Mueller not done with Manafort, also scrutinizing Michael Cohen

Rachel Maddow reports on new court filings that show that Robert Mueller's prosecutors have executed another search warrant on Paul Manafort as recently as a month ago, and a new report that Trump lawyer Michael Cohen has come into the investigative spotlight.

Wallace: Pruitt scandal is a White House dysfunction story

Nicolle Wallace talks with Rachel Maddow about why the scandals surrounding EPA chief Scott Pruitt have outgrown the bounds of his agency and are now part of the story of the dysfunctional Donald Trump White House

Sasse on Trump trade war: 'the dumbest possible way to do this'

Rachel Maddow reports on Donald Trump raising the stakes in the trade war he is starting with China, and the reaction of Republican Senator Ben Sasse who says Trump is "threatening to light American agriculture on fire."

Icahn role shows common thread in Pruitt ethics, policy scandals

Rachel Maddow looks at the relationship between Donald Trump adviser Carl Icahn and EPA chief Scott Pruitt and how Icahn's business interests intertwine with Pruitt's ethics scandals and peculiar EPA policies.