Monday, August 13, 2018

Omarosa claims to have secretly recorded Jared and Ivanka

How telling that someone the President deems a lowlife, not very bright, a loser should still have a place in the White House because she “only said GREAT things about me.” Like a vain and insecure king, flattery is all that matters, making him an easy mark for our adversaries.

UN human rights chief: Trump’s anti-press rhetoric is "very close to incitement to violence"

Trump goes to Fort Drum to sign a defense bill named for John McCain and then refuses to actually NAME John McCain. Not even once. Not a thank you, not a reference, nothing. Instead, he calls it the National Defense Authorization Act to avoid giving McCain any credit.

McClatchy: At least 125 Republican campaigns and conservative political groups spent more than $3.5 million at President Donald Trump’s resorts, hotels and restaurants since January 2017, the month he was sworn in, according to an analysis by McClatchy.

Ex-federal prosecutor: I've never seen more "greed, lies and manipulation" than in Manafort trial

Why is NO ONE talking about this Protective Order filed for the George Papadopoulos matter? This is highly unusual, at least as it relates to where we are in the criminal proceedings? I am genuinely at a loss for words

"Trump’s outright convergence of interests with Putin’s Russia may well prove far more damaging for U.S. interests in the long run...Both Putin and Trump seek to inject chaos into the U.S. political system."

I’m deeply embarrassed that Peter Strzok’s career was ruined by my father’s political grandstanding. That committee hearing was a low point for Congress. Thank you for your service sir. You are a patriot

The WH has exempted comms director Bill Shine from federal ethics rules so that he can take meetings with Fox News, his former employer

JUST IN: Omarosa says she has more secret recordings from White House

This six-tweet series should go in the 2018 time capsule

Time for ACLU or Strzok to sue for another clearly partisan political firing. I don't defend Strzok's judgment in what he emailed, but there is no evidence he influenced the Russia probe. FBI agent Peter Strzok fired over anti-Trump texts

Full statement from Peter Strzok’s lawyer, who says the director of the FBI office that normally handles employee discipline had decided Strzok should face only a demotion and 60-day suspension—but was overruled by the FBI’s deputy director.

Exclusive: Hacked Emails Take Us Inside the Billionaires’ Club Around Vladimir Putin

Six Questions About Trump's White House NDAs

Sacha Baron Cohen Gets Former Trump Campaign Manager to Defend neo-Nazis

Trump admin is trying to deport a toddler from Peru who was adopted by Americans as an infant. Yes, you read that correctly.

This weekend, Glacier National Park recorded the hottest temperature in its history: 100°F Now, it's on fire and being partially evacuated. Glacier -- National -- Park

This is Dan from Long Island. Dan believes in “peaceful cleansing” of Latinos and blacks from the United States. He turned 19 today.

I will be in court in Houston tmrw am seeking the release of Antony, who was taken from his mother Elsa in late May. Elsa was deported to Guatemala without him and we have been working to reunite them. This pic was taken in July when Elsa protested at Ms. Nielson’s hotel.

LISTEN: President Trump tells Omarosa after her firing that Chief of Staff John Kelly "runs a big operation." "Nobody even told me about it," Trump said. "You know, they run a big operation, but I didn't know that. Goddamn it!"

"it's inescapable that a lot of racists feel emboldened & support Trump. Should he not make it more clear that he does not want their support?" Michael Caputo: "Perhaps, but at the same time," CNN talking about these issues is part of problem.

"You are living in an entirely separate linguistic universe if you believe that Donald Trump does not lie out his ass every single day."

DC federal judge this a.m. has denied a motion by a defendant in the special counsel office's Russian troll farm case to dismiss the indictment — the judge rejected a challenge to Robert Mueller's appointment

Kremlin backs Turkish plan to dump the dollar and trade in national currencies

This essay by Stephen Millers uncle is a must read.

Trump is always trying to call world leaders at weird times, because he apparently has difficulty understanding time zones

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) 08/12/18

Fascinating look from the Columbus Dispatch at how Russian trolls, often using fake profile photos of young women, tried to influence Ohioans on Twitter during and after the 2016 election.

A Couple Dozen Neo-Nazis Got The Red Carpet Treatment From DC Law Enforcement

Sinclair's problems mount after merger collapses

U.N. says it has credible reports that China holds a million Uighurs in secret camps

Perspective | Online activists hit hatemongers like Alex Jones where it hurts the most — in the wallet.

WaPo has obtained the alleged NDA and $15,000/month contract that Omarosa claims she received after leaving the White House

#BREAKING: Trump White House looking to purse legal action against Omarosa for secret recordings of Kelly:

History will wonder why these men defended Trump but not their country