Friday, April 27, 2018

FIFA warns Trump on ethics rules after tweet about lobbying for World Cup in US

Michael Flynn and Son Met With Russia Ambassador Before RT Gala

Meehan resigns with promise to pay back alleged sexual harassment claim

Mr. President, to conclude there is “no evidence” of collusion, you must ignore Russia’s extensive efforts to help your campaign, the litany of communications between Russia & your campaign, & the massive effort to conceal these contacts. Here’s the truth:

E. Coli outbreak expands to 22 states with nearly 100 people sick

Kellyanne Conway announces that Trump wants to go on @foxandfriends once a month

It is a sad day when a Jesuit priest and member of the Society of Jesus is punished because he had the audacity to pray that Congress might remember the poor.... (1/2) — Rep. Stephen Lynch

Last month, corporate lobbyists found a single court willing to block @USDOL's conflict-of-interest rule, which was designed to stop shady advisers from cheating families out of billions every year. I'm glad that @AARP is sticking up for retirement savers

The number of eviction orders obtained against tenants in a Georgia apartment complex owned by Sean Hannity increased 400% since the property was bought by Sean Hannity, The Guardian reports

The GOP report concludes that the Trump campaign didn’t collude with Russia. But it does find that both the Trump and Clinton campaigns exhibited "poor judgement," specifically citing the Trump Tower meeting and his campaign’s communication with Wikileak

Sen Lieu's response,

READ the minority reaction to the intelligence panel report here:

READ: The House Intelligence Committee GOP's Russia investigation report

Trump hails House Intelligence Committee report on Russia

A highly partisan, incomplete, and deeply flawed report by a broken House Committee means nothing. - John O. Brennan

Trump’s Ever-Mounting Scrap Heap

House rejects measure to set up panel to investigate chaplain's dismissal

FULL TEXT:Judge tosses Manafort lawsuit: "A civil case is not the appropriate vehicle for taking issue with what a prosecutor has done in the past or where he might be headed in the future... the Court finds that this civil complaint must be dismissed."

Lawyer Who Was Said to Have Dirt on Clinton Had Closer Ties to Kremlin Than She Let On

Scott Pruitt Goes To Congress, Belches Out Smog

Claims by Joy Reid’s Cybersecurity Expert Fall Apart

Billbrowder vocal critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin discusses U.S.-Russia relations

Vester kept diary entries of her interactions with Brokaw, and even had a friend promise to call the front desk of the Essex House if she didn’t call back half an hour after the anchor allegedly invited himself over.

Dem lawmaker: Ryan may have violated House rules by forcing out chaplain

What Exactly Was Corey Lewandowski Just Doing In Belgrade?

The Russia Investigations: What You Need To Know About Russian 'Active Measures'

Trump is running America just like his businesses — right into the ground

Jon Tester said he “absolutely” stands by his choice to release the information about Ronny Jackson: “I was sent here to do a job of vetting and confirming.”

Democratic Rep. Marcy Kaptur does not believe Paul Ryan has authority to remove House Chaplain Patrick Conroy without a vote of the House. And she’s exploring legislation to prevent his ouster

Diamond and Silk Yelled At a Bunch of Members of Congress Under Oath

Early start to another day of unhinged Trump ravings.

Five Reasons Why Mike Pence Will Resign First

Are we supposed to ignore him like he's crazy? - Anderson Cooper

Investigators work to determine cause of blast at Wisconsin refinery

Breaking news: North & South Korea announce end of Korean War

#Russia's state TV: Nikolay Platoshkin, ex Russian diplomat, Professor at the Moscow University of the Humanities, is convinced that once Trump meets with Putin, things will return to "pre-Obama status": Russian Consulates will be immediately reopened, all diplomats will return.

Facebook Faces Tough Questions in Britain That It Avoided in the U.S.

Donald Trump’s tariffs could weaken the GOP’s grip on Congress

Trump governing through threats and thuggery. The world grows weary.

Fox and Friends - When the jig is up.

Lawrence: President Donald Trump’s TV Call Shows He’s Out Of Control

President Donald Trump spent 31 minutes on T.V. building a wall of madness that shows he is dangerous. The rant has to be seen and heard to be believed.

After Ben Carson became HUD Secretary, Sean Hannity got $5 million worth of new HUD guaranteed loans to purchase discounted and foreclosed properties.

I introduced a bill to prevent Trump, or any president, from abusing the pardon by using it to obstruct justice. Add your name to support it

Women feared reprisals for reporting allegations against Matt Lauer, Tom Brokaw. Now NBC faces skepticism in remedying harassment.

The world's biggest sovereign wealth fund loses $21 billion in the first quarter of the year

James Shaw Jr. is paying for the funeral of each of the four Waffle House shooting victims out of the gofundme monies raised for him.

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt says the controversial sound proof booth installed at his office is not the type used for classified information, contradicting his past justification of the $43,000 purchase

Arkansas judge blocks state's voter ID law

EU is ready to retaliate if the U.S. makes tariffs on metals imports permanent, France's finance minister says

I asked Andrew Oldham – a man up for a lifetime judicial appointment - whether he believes voting discrimination exists four times. He wouldn’t answer.

Senate approves full new slate of FTC commissioners

How a week of triumph for Trump was convulsed by chaos and contradiction

Rep. Joe Kennedy shows how GOP tax cuts are a scam

Fact Checker: Do small businesses face $83,000 in start-up costs to comply with regulations?

#BREAKING: The FBI has announced that they are offering a $20,000 reward for any information leading to the capture of John Williams

Today Trump told Fox, "I'm very disappointed in my Justice Department" and threatened to interfere in Russia probe. Mr. President, it's not your Justice Department; it belongs to the American people and serves the public interest, not yours. Any interference will not be tolerated

We’re suing Mick Mulvaney’s Consumer Finance Protection Bureau. Why did he drop an investigation into a payday lender that gave him campaign money when he was a congressman?

Opinion | Rep. Ted Lieu: What the Ronny Jackson fiasco proves about Trump

Trump hints at punishing countries if they don’t back World Cup bid

Rupert Murdoch is about to lose his Fleet Street crown

Opinion: Jeff Sessions should tread lightly

Now: SDNY says Hannity, Trump statements about ties to Michael Cohen 'suggest that the seized materials are unlikely to contain voluminous privileged documents'

Boss, 'I miss you so much'

"Shame on Sackler": Anti-opioid activists call out late Smithsonian donor at his namesake museum

WATCH: Anderson Cooper rips Trump over Fox News interview: Are we supposed to ignore him like he's crazy?

Trump stomps on own legal strategy with blurting rant on Fox News

Rachel Maddow outlines how Donald Trump's lawyers have been crafting a legal defense based on attorney-client privilege with Michael Cohen, only to have Donald Trump minimize his relationship with Cohen during an untethered phone-in with Fox News