Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Mike Huckabee Praised Qatar Without Revealing He Was Paid $50,000 by Qatar

POTUS* is doing Sergey Lavrov’s job for him. Yet another example of @realDonaldtRUmp blatantly serving the Kremlin’s agenda at our expense.

Trump: Immigrants are threatening to "infest" the U.S.

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee just interrupted Rep. Jim Jordan to assert, in part that Republicans are planning to fire Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein "on Friday."

Around 1,000 migrant children are being held inside a compound in Homestead, FL, near Miami, according to Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz.

You do realize this tweet is obstruction of justice, right?

The Zinkes stand to rake in cash and curry favor with Montana land deal

An armed man blocked a highway near the Hoover Dam with an armored truck on Friday and demanded the release of the Justice Department's internal report on the Hillary Clinton email probe, which had already been released.

NEW: GOP Rep. Mike Coffman says he's reached out to Sen. Feinstein, who has proposed legislation addressing family separations at the border.

Why is the party of Trump comfortable with televised sadism?

You know whose tax returns I’d like to see, to show they operated as a real business? @TrumpModels

Buyers tied to Russia, former Soviet republics paid $109 million cash for Trump properties

Trump ‘loses temper’ and threatens government shutdown if border wall funding ‘is not robust enough’

SCOOP: Abandoned by Washington, Michael Cohen hires a new lawyer

Commerce Secretary Shorted Stock as Negative Coverage Loomed

Russia denied membership of UN human rights council

BREAKING: U.S. plans to announce withdrawal from U.N. Human Rights Council on Tuesday

BREAKING: The House GOP just released a budget bill that fast tracks ACA repeal, massive Medicare and Medicaid cuts, and tax cuts. Possible vote next week. FLOOD THE HOUSE WITH CALLS.

A West Point grad wrote "Communism will win" in his cap. The Army kicked him out

This is how Trump ended a speech, moments ago, in which lied about our allies, attacked the free press, and suggested that entire segments of the population were criminals, without evidence

Janet Napolitano, former Homeland Security secretary, is calling Trump’s policy of separating migrant families at the border “cruel” and a “misallocation” of resources

The Trump admin has likely lost track of nearly 6,000 unaccompanied migrant children, thousands more than lawmakers were alerted to last month, according to a McClatchy review of federal data.

WATCH: Laura Ingraham describes child detention centers as "essentially summer camps"

For more on Trump/Russia, including extended interviews with the key player

This is the ICE detention center for women in Taylor, TX, outside of Austin. The facility is operated by Core Civic, a for-profit prison operator listed on the NYSE under the ticker-symbol CXW. This particular detention camp holds 512 women

The real Trump Hotel

I know you are very concerned about immigration fraud so can you please review the naturalization application of Rinat Akmetshin, the Russian spy who tried to collude with the Trump campaign? I suspect he lied on his N-400.

BREAKING: Sarah Sanders says Trump won't support any legislation that makes it illegal to separate families at the border, unless it's combined with funding for the border wall.

Joshua Adam Schulte charged with the unauthorized disclosure of classified information and other offenses relating to the theft of classified material from the CIA

Russia upgrading nuclear weapons storage bunker in Kaliningrad.

A US State Department background briefer today condemned Russia's "Soviet practice" of separating parents from their children.

UN Human Rights commissioner: "In the United States, I'm deeply concerned by recently adopted policies which punish children for their parents’ actions ... The thought that any State would seek to deter parents by inflicting such abuse on children is unconscionable."

Donald Trump Jr. just liked a tweet suggesting children separated from their parents are crisis actors

Republicans' double-standard outrage over FBI texts

GOP Senators Graham and Cruz were outraged during a DOJ hearing over the anti-Trump text messages of two FBI agents during the election. But Lawrence reminds us that Graham and Cruz said things just as tough about the President during the election.

Religious leaders: Call Trump’s family separation what it is- sin

Bishop Michael Curry, who delivered an impassioned sermon about love at the royal wedding, and Father James Martin join Lawrence to respond to Donald Trump's team using the Bible to justify its cruelty towards children and families on the southern border.

How an immigrant's concern for kids drew a nation's eyes to Flint

Rachel Maddow tells the story of how first-generation immigrant Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha persisted in trying to raise the alarm about increasing levels of lead in the blood of children in Flint, Michigan until the crisis was finally taken seriously.

Trump family separation policy becomes focus of national outrage

Rep. Beto O'Rourke talks with Rachel Maddow about a Father's Day protest march he organized at the site of Trump's "tent city" camp for migrant kids in Tornillo, Texas, and the plight of migrant families being persecuted by the Trump administration.

New audio gives voice to migrant kids in U.S. detention center

Ginger Thompson, senior reporter for ProPublica, talks with Rachel Maddow about newly published audio from inside a migrant child detention center, which Thompson received from a civil rights attorney who obtained it from a client.

Ivanka Trump's deafening silence

Church Statement on Separation of Families at the US-Mexico Border

How the Koch Brothers Are Killing Public Transit Projects Around the Country

China shares tumble as trade war fears intensify

Reporter: Why is the government only releasing images of the boys being held? Where are the girls & toddlers? Nielsen: I'll look into that

Governors from the president's own party are distancing themselves from the White House's immigration policies

In 2016, ex-Trump campaign adviser Michael Caputo arranged a meeting between Roger Stone and a Russian who offered dirt on Hillary Clinton, according to WaPo. Here's Caputo in July 2017 saying he "no contact with Russians" during the campaign.

Call to suspend Mueller probe was just posturing, Giuliani says

BREAKING: Senate rejects Trump’s rescue of Chinese firm ZTE

Longer growing seasons. Earlier springtime bloom. Nature is changing with the climate.

Days after I sought comment from Wilbur Ross about his investment in a Kremlin-linked shipping firm, he shorted stock in the company, then sold it after my story with @sashachavkin came out,

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has signed an executive order that's aimed at "limiting use of state resources to separate children from parents or legal guardians on sole ground of immigration status."

Trump accelerates rate of taking migrant kids from parents

Rachel Maddow reports on the growing outrage over the Donald Trump administration's policy of forcibly removing children from their parents when they seek asylum in The United States, and notes that the rate at which children are being removed and placed in camps increased from an average of 43 last month to 67 as of this month.

John Kelly on March 6 2017

James Clapper says it's "harder and harder to believe" that President Trump didn't know about campaign contacts with Russians

Opinion | Sen. Frank LaRose and Rep. David Olsen: If Supreme Court won't kill gerrymandering, states must stop doing it.