Tuesday, August 28, 2018

C.I.A. Officer-Turned-Candidate Says PAC Obtained Her Security Application

NEW: If the GOP loses, he said, "they will overturn everything that we've done and they'll do it quickly and violently, and violently. There's violence. When you look at Antifa and you look at some of these groups — these are violent people."

In two hours, we’re back on the road to a Manafort trial.

Poll: Nearly half of Americans say they want Congress to start impeachment proceedings against Trump

Jerry Falwell Jr. says Sessions has lost evangelical support

I’d rather be an American than a Republican.

David Pecker exits Postmedia board following Cohen controversy

Hurricane Maria death toll: 2,975 Hurricane Katrina deaths: 1,836

Here’s the real reason why McConnell & GOP don’t want to replace Russell’s name w/McCain: “Richard Russell Jr., who died in 1971, was a segregationist and led Southern opposition to anti-lynching bills and other civil rights legislation, including the 1964 Civil Rights Act.”

Exclusive: In private meeting, Trump warns Christian leaders of violence if GOP loses

For months as McCain’s health declined, Graham sank further into the quicksand of conspiracy theories (e.g. making a criminal referral regarding dossier author Christopher Steele) and cringeworthy obsequiousness to President Trump

Trump told Christian leaders that if the GOP loses, "they will overturn everything that we've done and they'll do it quickly and violently, and violently. There's violence. When you look at Antifa and you look ... these groups — these are violent people."

Reuters has confirmed my reporting from this morning re: Nunes' unsuccessful efforts to meet with British spy chiefs on a recent trip to London.

This is some crazy, grassy knoll, faked moon landing, Obama isn't American bullshit coming out of the Oval Office. The President has -at best- a tenuous grip on reality.

An INSANE amount of Evidence, nearly 2,127 proposed exhibits. Granted the parties will vociferously fight over what the DC-Manafort Jury can see.

JUST IN: Kudlow says White House may regulate Google after Trump accused it of being rigged against conservatives

NEW: Exclusive: In closed-door meeting with evangelical leaders Monday night, President Trump said he had gotten "rid of" a law involving churches, charitable orgs. and politics, but the law remains on the books.

Michael Cohen, Lanny Davis and the Russian Mafia

Almost 3 decades of overconfidence, doomed wars of choice in the Middle East, + a fundamental unseriousness about real warfighting have rendered the US Army dangerously unready to take on the Russians. Bad news for NATO

Mattis shoots down the Erik Prince contractor plan for Afghanistan: “When Americans put their country’s reputation on the line, privatizing it is probably not a good idea.”

Former Google chairman Eric Schmidt's daughter was working for Cambridge Analytica. Nice try. Serious situation-will be addressed!

The only way @MarkMeadows⁩ represents Carolina Blue Asheville is by the ⁦@GOP⁩ deliberately skewing the lines to disenfranchise Democrats. There are 600K more Dems in NC than Repubs, yet 9 of 13 House districts are red ... mostly thru artifice.

Let’s clear up the record here. Our committee has received only 6% percent (6!!!) of #Kavanaugh’s White House documents, and not even half of the limited set the #Republicans requested. Where are the rest, and why aren’t they ALL being made public? #

Win at all costs despite the opposition of the majority to nearly every one of your ideas. Gerrymander. Cheat. Channel disgusting amounts of money into elections. Invite help from foreign adversaries. The @GOP is no longer a party to our democracy- it is a danger to it.

It sounds like Lindsay Graham, on Today, just confirmed that Jeff Sessions has cut a deal w/ Mueller. "I won't say on this show...It's much deeper than than that....It's a pretty deep breech". Lindsay is playing along, dangling a new AG, while he knows Trump's presidency is over

Mitch McConnell Likely Under Investigation By Bob Mueller Over Ties To Russia’s Hacking of 2016 Elections

Trump has spent 150 days, or 25 percent, of his presidency playing golf on his own courses

and we pay for it

Kelli Ward suggested an announcement about John McCain's cancer was designed to hurt her campaign. After his death, she doubled down on Twitter. Can she now win the GOP nomination to replace Arizona's other GOP senator, Jeff Flake, who's retiring?

Didn’t take @LindseyGrahamSC a nanosecond to shrug off his amigo @SenJohnMcCain for his new BFF

Right-wing nut job Alex Jones accidentally revealed his preferred taste in pornography over the weekend and it’s surprisingly unsurprising. It turns out the transphobic radio host enjoys watching…transgender-themed porn. Go figure.

Trump accuses Google of rigging search results against him

10 days later and the Trump Administration has reunited just 37 of these children with their families.

Poll: Beto O'Rourke in statistical tie with Ted Cruz

Tommi Lauren says that they don't need more RINOs like John McCain. Here are some @FoxNews sponsors.They are tagged so they will be notified for every LIKE RETWEET or COMMENT

Close this loophole now: New York law will tie prosecutors' hands, and let Trump associates get off scot free, in the event of a presidential pardon

Here’s that WSJ piece on Trump’s “greatest trade deal in the history of trade deals”. Those libtards at the WSJ editorial board don’t seem to like it very much.

What Donald Trump was up to while John McCain was a prisoner of war

Mollie Tibbetts' father counters immigration outcry: "The Hispanic community are Iowans. They have the same values as Iowans. As far as I'm concerned, they're Iowans with better food"

In 10 days, Texas, with Trump’s support, will go to court to argue to eliminate pre-existing condition protections.

The Full-Spectrum Corruption of Donald Trump

In forsaking Jeff Sessions, faith leaders are turning on one of their own, a man who for decades fought in the political trenches for conservative Christian causes

Semion Mogilevich is Putins partner. He is the one that has Trumps Balls in a vice . When it all finally comes out there will be a clear line to Trump, and has been for many many years. Remember Trumps Bid for Star city casino license ,(Sydney)30 years ago, was rejected(Mob ties)

For over a year, the Chinese government has withheld lab samples of a rapidly evolving influenza virus from the United States — specimens needed to develop vaccines and treatments

Jared Kushner, U.S. President Donald Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law, has reportedly pressured Jordan to strip the refugee status of more than two million registered Palestinians living in the country.

Angela Merkel warns against erosion of democracy

Bruce Ohr Fought Russian Organized Crime. Now He’s a Target of Trump.

Sydney Morning Herald : Murdoch is not just a news organisation. Murdoch operates as a political party, acting in pursuit of clearly defined commercial interests, in addition to his far-right ideological world view.

Russian dissident on McCain: He was never an enemy to Russia or its people

A Russian charged with hacking LinkedIn is of 'great interest' in a U.S. election interference investigation, a Justice Department official says.

Someone is very nervous about @cindymccain getting John McCains old seat.

Russia to hold its biggest military exercises since 1981 next month. The drills are called Vostok-2018 and will involve almost 300,000 troops and more than a thousand aircraft.

The punk jurist Kavanaugh is below the dignity of the SC. Just read the Starr Report. The guy is a feculent, lewd voyeur that thought it was ok to forever memorialize a freaking gross cigar

Despite strong economy, many Americans struggling to get by

Court throws out N.C. congressional map before election

It is crystal clear that @POTUS is willing to use his pardon power to thwart the cause of justice. We need to act now to ensure that anyone who has violated NY’s criminal laws cannot escape accountability due to a strategically timed presidential pardon.

French President Emmanuel Macron says Europe can "no longer rely" on the US for security

Revealed: Notorious Pro-Trump Misinformation Site True Pundit Is Run By An Ex-Journalist With A Grudge Against The FBI

Michael Avenatti pushes to depose Trump after Cohen guilty plea

Paul Manafort's defense team held plea discussions with prosecutors to resolve a second set of charges ahead of his DC trial next month, but they didn't reach a deal,


Iran goes to the U.N.'s highest court in a bid to have U.S. sanctions lifted, calling Pres. Trump's decision to re-impose them "naked economic aggression."

Federal prosecutors are reserving the right to charge something here as an organized criminal entity under the RICO statutes. And that relates to Michael Cohen.

All you have to do at a moment like this, if you can do nothing else, is just be decent and don't make it about yourself.

Manafort Sought Deal in Next Trial, but Talks Broke Down

The General Services Administration I.G. has released an in-depth report showing that Trump was involved in scuttling plans by the FBI to build a new headquarters that would have created large construction zones near Trump's D.C. hotel

JUST IN: Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will be a pall bearer for @SenJohnMcCain at the US Naval Academy on Sunday, along with @CNORichardson at the final stop of an extraordinary four-day tribute from Arizona to the US Capitol to National Cathedral to Annapolis.