Monday, August 6, 2018

Paul Manafort’s First Trial Is a Sideshow. The Next One Won’t Be.

Fox News Judge Slams Trump, Claims Collusion Is A Crime And Don Jr Could Be looking At Jail Time

CNN reports today that Trump's legal team is "begging him" to stop tweeting about the Russia dirt-on-Hillary meeting at Trump Tower. It appears he is burying himself in lies and exposing himself to being charged with a federal crime.

The president has blamed ‘bad environmental laws’ for making California’s fires worse

BBC News - Climate change: 'Hothouse Earth' risks even if CO2 emissions slashed

BREAKING: In Manafort trial, "Gates is admitting to everything,"

Rick Gates testifies that he lied for years at Paul Manafort's request, and stole from him and others. Here’s our recap.

Column: GOP strategist grinds Trump into hamburger in new book, 'Everything Trump Touches Dies'

Jared Kushner personally ordered a software developer at his former newspaper to remove stories critical of his friends and real estate peers,

Prosecutor: "Were you involved in any criminal activity with Mr. Manafort?"

Feds warn Trump admin could waste billions on border wall after failing to conduct analysis

West Hollywood City Council to vote on removing Trump's "Walk of Fame" star

JUST IN: Rick Gates says he and Paul Manafort had 15 foreign accounts that they didn't report to the federal government, and knew it was illegal. Gates says he did not submit the required forms "at Mr. Manafort's direction."

BREAKING: Rick Gates admits on stand he stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from Manafort.

BREAKING: Rick Gates testifies he and Manafort knowingly failed to report foreign bank accounts.

All of the White House's Trump Tower Stories

Donald Trump isn’t the only Washington politician attacking the First Amendment and journalists. I’m calling on Devin Nunes to stop his attacks on the free press. You are damaging our country.

"Fox’s news division simply does not view Gorka as credible enough to regularly comment on subjects on which Gorka has branded himself a longtime expert"

The maker of Rubbermaid said tariffs could cost it $100 million, sending shares of Newell Brands tumbling more than 11% on Monday.

How Trump Radicalized ICE

College-educated Republican women are extinct

President Trump's concession on Trump Tower meeting with Russian agents shows enveloping legal quicksand of obstructing justice & escalating exposure of Donald Trump, Jr.

Media: Attack by Russian ‘trolls’ on Italian president to be investigated as terrorism

Some of the richest individuals in the energy, real estate and casino industries are financing a controversial legal defense fund to help Trump foot legal bills associated with the Russia investigation, according to The Daily Beast

Facebook, Apple, YouTube and Spotify take down Alex Jones content

"The reason false information does better than the true stuff is simple, say the researchers. Things spread through social networks because they are appealing, not because they are true."

BREAKING: Rick Gates to testify next in Paul Manafort trial

Mueller's a seasoned pro. If the Madame has nothin', he'd never bring her before a grand jury. Stone is a hot target and Mueller's about to go to guns.

"Our nation can now focus on another question: What do we do when a President has openly admitted to attempted collusion, lying, and a coverup?"

The good folks at @MSNBC and the @Morning_Joe video up from my appearance this morning:

Facebook in talks with banks to add your financial information to Messenger

A federal judge has ruled that donors to "dark-money" groups — often politically active nonprofits — can no longer remain anonymous, Politico reports.

#Russia's state TV is pretty specific as to why they consider Rand Paul "a loyalist"

So following your idiot logic, if HRC colluded w/ the Russians that’s not a crime b/c you, Giuliani, & Sekulow said collusion isn’t a crime so HRC didn’t commit any wrongdoing. Btw HRC didn’t collude. You did w/ the Russians. So much projection. You’re going to prison, Traitor.

Trump's tweets about the media are downright dehumanizing. He sounds like he's trying to strip away our legitimacy and indeed our humanity. He is leading a "hate movement."

Maria Butina’s alleged backer linked to Kremlin-financed bank and Putin associates

What’s coming down will be ugly. Make no mistake about it, patriots. There has never been a more grave threat to the Republic than now. Our ancestors ensured a bright future for us by ruthlessly opposing the forces of tyranny. We must do the same. We owe it to future generations.

Wildfires, Record Heat Made Worse by Climate Change, Science Says

Trump steps up attacks on media as the "enemy of the people," claims they can "cause war"

In a few weeks, Craig Unger's book on Trump and Russian money laundering will come out. At that point, you will know what you don't know now about what Mueller already knows about what Trump knows about where his $$ comes from. Brace for impact.

Ex-Trump Aide Scrambles to Scrub Russia From Bio

President Admits Focus of Trump Tower Meeting Was Getting Dirt on Clinton

I watched all 3 of Trump's recent rallies and came away thinking that we should analyze his act through a storytelling prism more often. He is the "hero" of his own story...

Wells Fargo reveals hundreds of customers lost their homes due to computer glitch

Day 21

Trump says Don Jr. wanted dirt on Clinton from Russian lawyer

Devin Nunes told you to say this didn’t he?

A Washington, D.C.-based federal judge ruled on Friday that the Trump administration must fully restore DACA, saying the government's rationale for dropping it is inadequate

The Kushners give up control of their trophy Manhattan tower to save themselves

Midterm races that could reshape Washington and the country. These 18 races help paint a picture of the nation and the storylines and trends emerging from coast to coast:

From London to Sydney and Beijing to New York, home prices are heading south. Is a crash coming?

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 08/05/18

Teenagers as young as 14 were strapped to the chair — some stripped down to their underwear — with their feet, arms and waist restrained by cushioned leather straps and loops, they said

White House to detail implementation of new Iran sanctions Monday: Pompeo

North Korea says demonstrating good faith, urges U.S. to drop sanctions

Forget Pee-Pee Tapes: the Kremlin Just Dropped a Bigger Bomb on the White House