Thursday, August 30, 2018

What do Bruce Ohr and Andy McCabe have in common? Trump has attacked both as biased players in the partisan "witch hunt" out to get him. Both also happen to be top experts in Russian organized crime and money laundering.

Betsy DeVos wants to give predatory for-profit schools a license to cheat students and taxpayers. We’re calling on the Department of Education to rescind its proposed borrower defense rule immediately.

“My name is Joe Biden. I’m a Democrat. And I loved John McCain.”

Asked whether he'd comply with a subpoena from Mueller to answer questions, Trump told us that “I’ll see what happens.” “I view it differently. I view it as an illegal investigation,” Trump said

Trump goes on tear, denies McGahn exit over Russia probe

Here’s the entire, unedited 13 minute exchange betweenester Holt and Pres. Donald Trump. What the president alleges in the tweet below didn’t happen

Disgraceful and transparent. GOP cuts taxes for corporations and the rich costing $1.5 TRILLION - then screw over working public servants to save $25 BILLION.

These actions (denying passports, stripping citizenship, rendering ppl stateless) are what you see in countries notorious for perpetrating abuses against their own people, especially religious and ethnic minorities. Can it happen here? It can and is.

And, we should point out all the tax money you gave to yourself and your rich buddies.

NEWS: President Trump says he's eliminating a pay raise for civilian federal employees slated for 2019 in order to "put our Nation on a fiscally sustainable course."

Trump is to spend the weekend at Camp David “where White House aides hope he will contain his anger at the attention being lavished on Mr. McCain,”

Sen. Chuck Grassley has asked Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein to provide a list of anyone other than panel members or staff who may have gotten access to committee-only records on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

John McCain issues warning about Trump and Russia in documentary set to be released a week after his death

BREAKING / NBC News: The FBI has arrested Robert Chain, 68, from Encino, California for threats they say he made to The Boston Globe following their recent editorial about the press. Chain allegedly referred to the Boston Globe as "the enemy of the people" in phone calls.

The Trump administration is refusing the recognize the citizenship of Hispanics born in Texas. This is simply astonishing (and entirely unconstitutional)

Trump is a coastal snob who secretly hates his own supporters

The @USGSA Inspector General just put out a report on what may be one of Trump's most blatantly corrupt actions in office. That investigation, into why the Administration scuttled plans for a new FBI headquarters, also revealed what looks like a cover-up by the White House

Insurers should never be free to cherry pick customers, deny coverage to patients w/preexisting conditions & impose annual limits on coverage. I stand with my colleagues to stop Trump's junk insurance plans—systematically sabotaging people’s health care

Senate Democrats wanted to go home so they just agreed to confirm a bunch of Trump's lifetime federal judges

Brutal comment from @brianfallon -- Chuck Schumer's former spokesman -- about Dems caving and letting 15 of Trump's judges through

U.S. is denying passports to Americans along the border, throwing their citizenship into question

CNN fires back at Trump over attacks: Our reporter is not the fool in this story

The screenshots in Trump's video are inconsistent with Google's logo. In 2015, Google changed its logo, but Trump's 2016 screenshot shows the old version. Google also ran a Cinderella doodle that day, which was not included in Trump's video

The actual President of the United States googled himself, didn't like what he saw, and is now picking a fight with an algorithm!

Lech Walesa has nominated Ukrainian filmmaker Oleh #Sentsov, imprisoned in Russia and on hunger strike for over three months, for the #NobelPeacePrize.

The Flynn Tapes: A New Tell

Can a Supreme Court justice be forcibly removed from the bench? A quick civics lesson.


In a tweet replying to Trump, CNN wrote: “Make no mistake, Mr. President, CNN does not lie. We report the news. And we report when people in power tell lies."

How Donald Trump spent his morning (HINT: He watched TV)

While one super PAC alone just announced they'd be spending upwards of one million dollars against us, our grassroots effort continues to run a people-powered campaign without a dime from PACs.

Trump 8/29/18: "When you see 'anonymous source,' stop reading the story, it is fiction!"

Giuliani got paid for advocacy in Romania

Wife of Supreme Court justice gives notorious conservative sting-op mastermind an award for 'defending liberty'

Rpt: Trump talking with attorneys about impeachment

Breaking News: Education Secretary Betsy DeVos will propose new campus sexual misconduct rules that bolster the rights of the accused and protect colleges

Stormy Daniels’ lawyer asks court for expedited deposition of President Trump

Secret meetings between President and postmaster general to raise rates on Amazon and punish Bezos and the Washington Post, and now secret meetings with the head of GSA to maximize real estate values for Trump Hotel. GOP position: hear no evil, see no evil, do no oversight.

McCain chose Russian dissident Vladimir Kara-Murza as 1 of the dignitaries to carry his coffin at Saturday's service. "The choice of Kara-Murza, who twice suffered organ failure from poisoning, appears aimed at sending a last message to Putin and Trump."

Four of McGahn's five deputies will be gone by the end of the week, and now McGahn too is on his way out.

On top of all of the other pressures of a White House job, Donald Trump's chaotic style is burning out his staff.

In an organization as small as Trump's, when the CFO is already getting immunity from prosecutors and at least one other person who works there has asked for immunity in exchange for cooperation, that's not a good thing for the remaining non-cooperators.

BREAKING: NY Gov. Cuomo suspended Weinstein sexual assault investigation just as he raked in $25,000 from Weinstein’s longtime law firm

This is a particularly challenging time for New York and for our country. It sometimes feels as if we’re losing our shared sense of America and nothing can be done about it. I am here to tell you that we can do something about it. We are doing something about it

EXCLUSIVE: The administration of Trump ally Gov. Chris Christie funneled $500 million of NJ workers’ pension cash into the owner of the media company that Robert Mueller’s indictment alleges helped bury negative stories about Trump

#NYPD releases video of a man wanted for breaking into the apartment of Paul Manafort's banker,

"Winter is coming": Allies fear Trump isn’t prepared for gathering legal storm

U.S. Probing Whether Malaysian Fugitive Laundered Funds to Pay Chris Christie and Trump Lawyer

Just going to remind you that @RepDeSantis is in debt up to his eyeballs.

Breaking from the WSJ: "The Justice Department is investigating whether a fugitive Malaysian laundered tens of millions of dollars through two associates and used the funds to pay a legal team including ex-N.J. Gov. Chris Christie and a lawyer who represents President Trump."

Trump says Google ignored his State of the Union address; Google disagrees

It’s a minor blip now when the president lies about the number of stories in his own building while he goes on a bizarre tangent during a speech to Evangelicals, warning them of violence if Democrats win the midterms. This cannot become the new normal.

"It is not a coincidence that less than two weeks after Donald Trump finds out Don McGahn was cooperating with special counsel Mueller for 30 hours -- he is now forcing Mr. McGahn out." - Rep. Ted Lieu on Don McGahn leaving job as White House counsel

Democrats alarmed at GOP use of private security documents

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz to President Trump: "You left us here to die ... now that number, 2,975 (deaths), will follow him wherever he goes for the rest of his life."

Trump is berating Sessions to “any Senator who will listen.” Hates his Southern accent, says he “talks like he has marbles in his mouth” —