Friday, May 4, 2018

I strongly oppose Chairman Grassley moving forward with a judicial nominee who does not have sign off from @RonWyden or @SenJeffMerkley. This has never happened in the modern history of the Senate. Republicans are going to unprecedented lengths to stack our courts.

Trump snidely suggests that the country should outlaw cars and trucks because they "are now the new form of death for the maniac terrorists."

BREAKING: Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signs into law the strictest abortion regulation in the nation.

Full text: Rudy Giuliani issues statement clarifying his earlier remarks

Defense policy bill includes GOP-backed provision approving Trump's military parade

Catholic civil rights group calls for Ryan chief of staff to resign over alleged anti-Catholic remarks

Russian trolls aided by the alt-right made the Jade Helm 2015 conspiracy blow up. It was so successful, Michael Hayden said, that the Russians decided to go bigger

The Trump administration delegation left Beijing with no agreement on trade, no meeting with Xi, no joint statement. No deal

Russia sees closer Iran ties if U.S. exits nuclear deal: official

Nunes didn't read document that prompted Russia investigation: report

Trump Undercuts Giuliani About Payments to Stormy Daniels - The New York Times “

Mr. Giuliani and Mr. Trump are making it up as they go along. Never before has that old adage been more appropriate: “Oh what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive” - W. Scott. How stupid do they think all of us are?

Donald Trump’s Pursuit of an Oval Office Meeting with Vladimir Putin

White House adviser Sam Clovis is departing from the USDA, Politico reports

Greitens’ legal woes entangle political advisers with ties to Pence’s chief of staff

“Giuliani calls on Sessions to obstruct justice on Cohen investigation.” Fixed.

NEW: GOP campaigns paint Mueller as villain

Trump and White House Counsel Don McGahn Have Been ‘Barely on Speaking Terms’

Pruitt reimbursed himself $65,000 from Oklahoma attorney general campaign.

The companies quietly skipping the NRA’s big show this year

Trump's invitation to Putin to meet at the White House surprised Ambassador Huntsman and the Kremlin's top foreign policy adviser, who expected the call to focus on North Korea.

Correction: 3 senior U.S. officials now dispute @NBCNews’ report, saying that the monitoring of Cohen’s phones was limited to a log of calls, known as a pen register, not a wiretap where investigators can actually listen to calls

Trump admin freezes funding for famed humanitarian group in Syria: report

Does anyone in the White House know what's going on anymore?

“After taking office last year, Pruitt drew up a list of at least a dozen countries he hoped to visit and urged aides to help him find official reasons to travel…”

He can't just lie his way out of every box.

DeVos lost millions in start-up that has been charged with "massive fraud"

Dick's Sporting Goods hires lobbyists to urge Congress to take action on gun control

Trump leads National Prayer Day event after saying he repaid lawyer for hush money to porn star

"My view is that no one senator ought to be able to stop a circuit judge," says McConnell, who single-handedly denied Obama a Supreme Court judge.

Russian inflation is back on the rise even before sanctions fallout

CNN political director: Sarah Sanders "has lost credibility with the American people"

BREAKING: Missouri lawmakers to seek a special session for impeachment proceedings against Gov. Eric Greitens

GIULIANI: Jared is a fine man, you know that, but men are, you know, disposable. But a fine woman like Ivanka? Come on.