Thursday, May 17, 2018

Jared Kushner sneaks in Trump Tower meeting with Kislyak, so he's on tape. Trump calls in, so now HE'S on tape #FISA


Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie claims that Facebook knew of Cambridge’s data misuse “scheme” since 2015 and threatened to sue the Guardian newspaper before the story broke

JUST IN: In a one-sentence opinion, NY appeals court denies Trump's request to halt Summer Zervos's case against him.

#BREAKING: Manafort ex-son-in-law agrees to plea deal to cooperate with federal prosecutors: report

The House Appropriations Committee rejected Trump's plea and unanimously agreed to include a measure in an appropriations bill to continue sanctions against ZTE.

"About 1.2 million Americans would lose food stamp benefits under the Republican [#FarmBill] by 2028, according to an analysis by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. Most of those—62%—would be adults who live in households with children..."

Trump is getting briefed on North Korea ... by the media

U.S. Senate confirms Haspel to be first woman CIA director

China buys record amount of Russian soybeans after canceling US orders over Trump threats

On the day of the 3rd Republican presidential debate, Trump personally signed the letter of intent.

The Russian lobbyist/counterintelligence vet Donald Trump Jr. doesn't remember meeting was wearing hot pink jeans and a matching shirt

“This morning, I said 'Hi' to a man. By the end of the day I was at his funeral.” A Palestinian photographer's personal account of the violence in Gaza:

President Trump continues to call the Russia investigation, which has resulted in the indictments of top campaign officials, a witch hunt. I found some rare footage of Rudy Giuliani using his flawless logic to reinforce the “witch hunt” claim. Take a look:

You don't get it. The FBI was INVESTIGATING your campaign because of CONTACTS with Russia while Moscow was ATTACKING the United States with information warfare. But you're right: this is indeed bigger than Watergate because it involves you aiding and abetting a foreign foe.

The Russian Investigative Committee has opened a criminal case against @TomRtweets, a journalist from the US, who "recommended" Ukraine to blow up the #CrimeanBridge - RIC's representative

The Cruz campaign paid Cambridge Analytica $5.8 million.

People would have to be brainwashed to vote for Raphael Cruz

As disclosed on @Morning_Joe to @morningmika moments ago - two more women and counting... Big problems lie ahead for Mr. Cohen and Mr. Trump. #Basta

Legal analyst delivers bad news to Fox & Friends about Trump indictment

FBI tracked Election Day social media for fake news from Russia

Violence in Gaza: “An Ugly Witch’s Brew”

Donald Trump Jr. made several mysterious phone calls to blocked numbers before and after the Trump Tower meeting with Russians promising "dirt" on Hillary Clinton.

Trump's daily claim of "Witch Hunt"

CVA? You mean Trump included the Koch Brothers at a Veterans groups meeting?

We should all thank @StormyDaniels for her sacrifice and strength. The full extent of her courage will come into focus in the coming weeks.

5 USC App. 4 §§101(a), (f)(1), 102(a)(4) & 104(a)(2)(B) make it a federal crime for the president to knowingly and willfully file a financial disclosure that fails to report a liability of more than $10,000 owed to a creditor.

Walmart has had $17 billion in profits yet their employees are paid so little they require $14 billion in welfare to survive. Proof that our tax system promotes corporate welfare.

How educational programs in Africa can help counter violent extremism

WATCH: @MichaelAvenatti responds to the disclosure of the Cohen payment on Trump's financial docs & the OGE 's referral of that payment to the DOJ

BREAKING: Trump’s been buying and selling stocks while serving as president

Buried in Senate Judiciary Cmte Dem report on Trump camp efforts to get incriminating info re Clinton: "The Committee has obtained a number of documents that suggest the Kremlin used the National Rifle Association as a means of accessing and assisting Mr. Trump and his campaign"

Hours after the 2016 election, Rob Goldstone (The man behind the Trump Tower meeting) posted this on Instagram, with the caption “Hedging bets.” After it started getting posted on twitter, Goldstone deleted it and locked his account.

Today is the one year anniversary of Robert Mueller’s appointment.

North Korea vs. Trump

More than 1,000 pages of documents released Wednesday give some insight into the Las Vegas gunman who killed 58 people last year in the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history

Ex-Trump aide Bannon promoted 'culture war': Cambridge Analytica whistleblower

The Senate Judiciary Committee has released transcripts in which Donald Trump, Jr., gives his account of arranging the now notorious Trump Tower meeting.

The Agalarov’s were such great friends that Emin’s music manger Rob Goldstone communicated w Rhona, Trumps personal assistant. Rhona wrote to Steve Bannon: “ The PE ( Pres Elect) knows Aras well.”

Life expectancy in the US has declined for 2 yrs in a row, for the first time in over 50 yrs.

FBI investigating payment Cohen received from Korean company after election: report

THEY CONCUR: Senate Intelligence Committee agrees with intelligence community's assessment that Russia interfered in the 2016 election to help Donald Trump This contradicts Republicans on House Intelligence Committee

Judiciary Dems: Kremlin may have used the NRA to help Trump campaign

@realDonaldTrump is lying on immigration, lying about crime and lying about the laws of CA. Flying in a dozen Republican politicians to flatter him and praise his reckless policies changes nothing. We, the citizens of the fifth largest economy in the world, are not impressed.

Inside Mueller’s FBI team

Time Cover - Red Handed

Rudy Giuliani warns that Robert Mueller doesn't seem to realize 'they're interfering with things that are much bigger than them'

Trump Says Payment to Stormy Daniels Did Not Violate Campaign Laws

Michael Cohen Scandal Goes Supernova With Foreign Money

Cambridge Analytica whistleblower says Bannon wanted to suppress voters

GOP builds massive shadow army in fight for the House

Protesters crash Pruitt hearing with "Fire Him" signs

Donald Trump's financial disclosure report has been released and discloses the debt to Cohen that was not reported in last year's report.

Vermont becomes first state to permit drug imports from Canada

ZTE gaining access to the U.S. telecommunications network. This comes just days after Trump tweeted his support for saving ZTE.

With @wolfblitzer last night to talk about the Russian government’s big initiative at Trump Tower to repeal the Magnitsky Act. The transcripts prove that Putin’s efforts to repeal the Magnitsky sanctions was a long running and well resourced operation.

It is theoretically possible that the missing Cohen reports have been sectioned off somehow by law enforcement, but according to everyone we've asked, it's totally unheard of.

Richard Blumenthal: Rudy Giuliani's wrong, Trump can be indicted

NEWS: Rudy is representing @realDonaldTrump for free

Considering John Bolton operated PAC's for the US Election, seems significant he was in London the night of the Brexit vote

Opinion: Betsy DeVos knows little about public education. And she doesn’t want to learn.

The whistleblower who leaked Michael Cohen’s financial records is stepping forward to say why: records of bigger, potentially more sensitive, swaths of suspicious transactions appeared to be missing from a government database.

Rex Tillerson to Virginia Military Institute graduates: "If our leaders seek to conceal the truth, or we as people become accepting of alternative realities that are no longer grounded in facts, then we... are on a pathway to relinquishing our freedom"

Amid report's revelations: an informant in the Trump Russia probe

Rachel Maddow sorts through the day's blizzard of news, including a number of scoops in a New York Times report. Among those scoops is the revelation that Carter Page and George Papdopoulos met several times with at least one government informant.

SEEING RED: Thousands of teachers from across North Carolina have descended upon the streets of #Raleigh...

Trump’s North Korea Nobel buzz could die with John Bolton

Palestinian official tears into Nikki Haley for threats to nations that oppose US: She's not "the schoolmarm of the world"

The Cruz campaign paid Cambridge Analytica $5.8 million.

Mr. Trump’s disclosure today conclusively proves that the American people were deceived by Mr. Cohen, Mr. Trump, Mr. Schwartz, the WH, and Mr. Giuliani. This was NOT an accident and it was not isolated. Cover-ups should always matter.

Cohen worked on Moscow Trump Tower deal for months longer than he told Congress: report

Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock reportedly subscribed to a common conspiracy theory about the government plotting to take away people’s guns

Hope Hicks' departure left a leadership vacuum in the West Wing that has yet to be filled. Even the contest to replace her was racked by internal drama and knife-fighting,

Ethics chief knocks Trump over Stormy Daniels payment

Murderers, rapists, and animals. This is how the President views undocumented immigrants. These degrading words are also how despots around the world dehumanize those they persecute. The only protection? A vigilant citizenry and the rule of law

after he launched his campaign. “Maybe he would welcome a meeting with President Putin which Emin would set up.”

Trump blames Democrats for his decision to separate parents and children at the border