Thursday, June 28, 2018

NBC News: Former Trump campaign official George Papadopoulos, who plead guilty to lying to the FBI and agreed to cooperate with Special Counsel Robert Mueller, will be sentenced on September 7th at 3pm, per court order

DEVELOPING / NBC News: The unidentified shooting suspect in Annapolis found a way to obscure his fingerprints so law enforcement officials are trying to use facial identification to get his name, officials say. They say the suspect is not cooperative.

G.O.P. infighting is taking Trump's border crisis from bad to worse

LATEST on Maryland shooting

Well, well, well Russian Oligarch money funneled through a Manafort owner shell company used to buy a Trump property....

Sean Hannity Immediately Blames Maxine Waters for ‘Capital Gazette’ Shooting

NEW: Gabrielle Giffords: “Reporters shouldn’t have to hide from gunfire while doing their jobs." "Those representing us in Congress have failed to show the courage we need to keep us safe...We should be outraged. And we should be making plans to hold them accountable."

Kelly expected to leave White House job by end of July: report

Sean Hannity blames Maxine Waters for shooting at Maryland newsroom

Hundreds of female protesters chanting “We Care! We Care!” inside the Hart Senate Office Building today. Many have already been arrested or removed from the building. The ladies are not playing, America

Annapolis Capital-Gazette reporter details horrific scene hiding under his desk \'then hear the gunman reload\

A single shooter shot multiple people at my office, some of whom are dead.

A shooting has occurred at the Capital Gazette in Anne Arundel County, a paper that is owned by The Baltimore Sun, according to reports from Gazette staff

Trump IRS nominee failed to disclose that he owns units in Trump hotel:

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Thursday offered and withdrew an amendment to the Pentagon spending bill aimed at President Trump’s apparent continued acceptance of Russia’s denials of election meddling

Special counsel eyeing Russians granted unusual access to Trump inauguration parties

How NBC Reporter Jacob Soboroff Helped Kill Trump’s Media Domination

Scott Pruitt Personally Involved in ‘Ratf*cking’ Ex-Aides Who He Feels Betrayed Him

Rep. Jerry Nadler BRILLIANTLY Destroys Republicans "POTUS & some of his closest advisors are under investigation for having participated in a criminal conspiracy w/a foreign power against the US. That is an emergency."

If @realDonaldTrump ever paid for your abortion, now would be a really good time to speak up.

Within 16 years, the federal deficit is expected to be the largest in history, outpacing even the fiscal shortfalls that followed World War II

These Trump staffers — including an ex-NRA lobbyist — left their financial disclosure forms blank

The biggest data-spy breach against EVERY SINGLE AMERICAN.

LOL. Bolton goes begging as Russian state TV brags about electing Trump.

Donald Trump can not appoint a Justice to the Supreme Court, as he is under criminal investigation. It is a conflict of interest, as that Justice would have to rule on Trump's treason/collusion/criminal-conspiracty/money-laundering. That Justice will have to recuse himself.

GOP senator warns she will "carefully scrutinize" Trump's Supreme Court pick

Fact Checker: President Trump announces a major U.S. Steel expansion — that isn’t happening

When Joe Biden was refused service by a bakery in 2012, Republicans absolutely loved it. As a matter of fact, Paul Ryan, who just called for Maxine Waters to apologize, clapped along and cheered Biden's denial of service. The @GOP suffers from amnesia.

"New White House hire shows @SeanHannity is Trump's shadow chief of staff" — says CNN's

MI agency taking in kids from immigration crisis has ties to Trump administration

President Trump falsely claims California Rep. Maxine Waters urged people to "assault" his supporters

A Kansas City immigration lawyer said she broke her foot after being pushed to the ground by an ICE officer. She was trying to follow her client, a 3-year-old, into an ICE building.

The EPA's Pruitt wants to remove the agency's effective veto power over permits to dump waste into waterways

WATCH: FBI Director Christopher Wray and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein are testifying at hearing on the FBI's actions during the 2016 election

Immigrant toddlers ordered to appear in court alone

Oleg Deripaska: a key investor in Glencore, the Swiss parent of PolyMet, that just acquired federal land for sulfide mining under the Smith Amendment. It’s time to investigate why these people always get what they want in Washington.

Bill Clinton: Trump has "poured poison" down "America’s throat"

"This is intimidation. And this is why people won't come out and speak against the government."

Just 2 percent of New York City's buildings emit half its CO2 pollution.

Prisonville, Texas, Hopes to Reboot Its Economy on the Back of Trump’s Immigration Crackdown A mostly Hispanic community reluctantly gets to work—locking up Hispanic refugees

President Trump and Putin to hold summit in Finland

Regular Fox News guest says he won't appear on network again over immigration coverage

I wonder if Clarence knows that one of the (several) reasons Justice Abe Fortas resigned from the Court was because it was discovered he had provided private advice to POTUS LBJ?

Collins suggests she won't vote for Supreme Court nominee who doesn't support Roe v. Wade

Pres. Trump: "We love the countries of the European Union. But the European Union, of course, was set up to take advantage of the United States."

Call your reps and senators. Demand House and Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on abuse of power, obstruction of justice and high crimes and misdemeanors by Trump/Pence. NO confirmation hearings on a SCOTUS nominee until we know whether Trump/Pence can stay in office.

Trump: "We have more money and more brains and better houses and apartments and nicer boats. We are smarter than they are. They say the elite. We are the elite. You are the elite. "

Hey, j'all hear the one about the President who impregnated a Playboy model WHILE PRESIDENT, made her get an abortion, and then changed US foreign policy to repay the lobbyist who took the fall for him?

Pompeo corrects Trump, says North Korea is a nuclear threat

How, Exactly, Does This Travel Ban Keep Us Safe, Mr. President?

Aside from holding all Ds and persuading at least 1 R (if McCain doesn't vote), there is a way Ds can stop the travesty & hypocrisy of Trump nominating another SCOTUS Justice -by not showing up, there's no quorum

Former Cambridge Analytica employee says "there were more" apps that collected user data

Graham: Senate Judiciary Committee is "ready to go" once Trump names SCOTUS pick

Meet the Government Employees Spending Taxpayer Dollars At Trump Hotels - Trump, Inc. Podcast

The Iowa farmers on the frontline of Trump's trade war with China

Great. Russia discussing how to exploit POTUS' vulnerabilities for their own benefit out in the open, knowing that the U.S. isn't going to do anything about his being a stooge for their country.

Any one of President Trump's list of proposed SCOTUS justices would overturn Roe v. Wade and threaten our fundamental rights. I'll fight to make sure there are no hearings to replace Justice Kennedy until after the election. This is our democracy. Let’s fight like it.

The third most dangerous country for women in terms of sexual violence? A tie between Syria and the U.S.

Trump Says Justice Kennedy Retired Because ‘He Felt Confident In Me’

Judge orders Trump admin. to reunite families within 30 days

A judge has set a deadline for the Trump government to reunite families separated at the border as House Republicans defeated a Trump-backed immigration bill. Legal analyst Danny Cevallos joins Lawrence O'Donnell. Cal Perry reports on new tensions at a camp holding children at the border.

Trump SCOTUS threat to abortion rights prompts wave of organizing

Cecile Richards, former president of Planned Parenthood, talks with Rachel Maddow about how Americans are already organizing to protect abortion and reproductive rights in the face of Donald Trump's likely replacement for the retiring Justice Kennedy.

Kennedy sacrificing legacy to Trump surprises court watchers

Dahlia Lithwick, legal correspondent and senior editor for Slate, talks with Rachel Maddow about Justice Anthony Kennedy announcing his retirement from the Supreme Court and the civil rights at stake for Americans if Democrats are not able to block Donald Trump's next pick


McConnell: Senate will confirm Trump's Supreme Court nominee before midterms

President Trump says he's "more exciting" and "a hell of a lot more dangerous" than the NFL

Democrats aim to hold Trump to McConnell's Garland standard

Senator Chris Murphy talks with Rachel Maddow about the Democratic strategy to block Donald Trump's next Supreme Court pick until at least after the midterm elections.

So, Attorney General Jeff Sessions was named as a potential witness in a bribery case that has sucked in quite a large chunk of Alabama's political establishment:

California is on the verge of passing a sweeping new online privacy law targeting Facebook, Google and other tech giants

Almost 24 hours before Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement from the Supreme Court, Sen. Jeff Flake said that he would block Trump judicial nominations over tariffs. @Lawrence says if Flake holds strong, he could stop a Trump nominee to the Court.

As Summit Nears, NATO Allies Have One Main Worry: Trump

Why Europe is very nervous about a Trump-Putin summit

Trump and Putin expected to discuss election meddling when they meet, says Pence

How do family separations and other traumatic events affect kids' well-being?

Multiple lawsuits against Fox News claimed Bill Shine, Trump‘s reported new chief spokesman, was Roger Ailes’ chief protector through years of sexually harassing female staff.

Trump Said He’ll Choose One Of These People To Replace Anthony Kennedy On The Supreme Court

Democrats face Day 1 of winnable fight for Supreme Court's future

Rachel Maddow outlines the position Democrats are in and what it will take for them to block Donald Trump's next Supreme Court pick, noting the feasibility of a four-month plan to make it through the election.

Satellite images show North Korea upgrading nuclear facility

Now is really not the time to be civil. If Democratic Senators #WithholdConsent on roll call votes, the Senate grinds to a halt. Then the SCOTUS pick does not get chosen until after the midterms. If Dems take a Senate majority, they can insist upon the McConnell Rule.

Perspective: The Supreme Court’s Janus ruling is flawed. Canadian legal history shows why.