Sunday, September 9, 2018

George Papadopoulos says he explained to Donald Trump and Jeff Sessions during the 2016 meeting that he has "a connection that can establish a potential summit between candidate Trump and President Putin" and he remembers Sessions "was quite enthusiastic"

a screaming little girl wails “Papa” as Putin’s riot police bundle her unarmed father into a van - the police ignore the now unaccompanied little Russian child who looks to be five years old

People across #Russia rally against raising pension age. Protesters, young and old, are being arrested. The first photo depicts a 9-year-old being arrested in St. Petersburg. The boy cried, as the police took him to the paddy wagon.

"I actively sought to leverage my contacts with the professor to host this meeting,” Papadopoulos said "The campaign was fully aware what I was doing." and in many cases supportive of his efforts to broker a summit with Putin.

Stephanopoulos: Sessions testified under oath that he "pushed back" against idea of Trump meeting with Putin. George Papadopoulos: "My recollection differs from Jeff Sessions'."

The Republican Approach to Voter Fraud: Lie

“I just want my kid back.”

Report on new threats targeting our elections should serve as a wake-up call to public, policymakers

Police brutality on full display in #Russia, as cops attack protesters rallying against raising of the retirement age.

Meet the Parkland survivor who testified against Brett Kavanaugh

The State Department's Office of the Inspector General has widened an investigation into alleged political retaliation by Trump officials against America's diplomatic corps.

A former CIA contractor went on Fox New s this morning and threatened Barack Obama

George Papadopoulos, asked if he believes collusion will be demonstrated between the Trump campaign and Russia: "All I can say is that my testimony might have helped move something towards that." (via ABC)

🔥ICE...yes ICE, spurs subpoenas of 44 North Carolina elections boards for VOTING RECORDS and denies that it has anything to do with President Trump's unsubstantiated claims that "millions voted illegally" during the 2016 election

Pence ‘more than willing’ to sit down with Mueller

People across #Russia rally against raising pension age. The demonstrators in Moscow marched in the direction of the Kremlin, chanting “Down with the czar!” as they passed the building of the Federation Council, the upper house of parliament.

Dallas / Fort Worth Airport WiFi Connections Read some of the names on the list

Day 55! #KremlinAnnex

California's Jerry Brown takes aim at Trump, blocks offshore drilling

Trump still owes lenders including Deutsche Bank as much as $480 million

Putin, Trump, and a conspiracy decades in the making. WATCH the official trailer for #ActiveMeasures.

Opinion: Why so many former intelligence officers are speaking out

I wrote an article about all of the people Donald Trump says have burst into grateful tears in Donald Trump's presence

Egypt court sentences 75 to death and 47 to life over 2013 sit-in

On a number of issues ― food stamps, a border wall, even Obamacare ― Republicans appear to be softening their hardline stances, if only for the moment before voters go to the polls.

The US has begun military exercises in Syria in response to a series of Russian military threats

NY Times writer: Jared Kushner told me to write flattering columns about Trump to be in his "good graces"

NEW: Lawyers for President Trump say he won't seek to enforce the $130,000 hush-money agreement Michael Cohen reached with Stormy Daniels.

'Like sitting on an electric chair': Mueller grand jury grills Roger Stone associate Credico

A Cincinnati police officer tased an 11-year-old girl accused of shoplifting, telling her "this is why there's no grocery stores in the black community" after putting her in handcuffs.

Turns out the “local Kansas mom” in this conservative attack ad is actually a top state Republican official. How embarrassing.

Russian conservatives allied with the Russian Orthodox Church say the state should not interfere in domestic matters, including physical abuse. “A man beating his wife is less offensive than when a man is humiliated,” said one among their ranks.

Public servants used to quit on principle. Now, they leak to Bob Woodward and write op-eds in The New York Times

Manafort in talks for plea deal: report

Trump is apparently still "bewildered" at Roy Moore's defeat. Mick Mulvaney says that Trump asks him "all the time, 'Why did Roy Moore lose?'"

U.S. to cut $25M in aid for East Jerusalem hospitals, redirecting money toward 'high-priority projects elsewhere.' Follows August announcement that U.S. is pulling more than $200M in funding for Palestinian refugees.

Top Trump adviser Mick Mulvaney says that Republicans could lose races where they've nominated candidates who aren't seen as "likable" enough, like Ted Cruz.

Trump to provide written answers under oath in Summer Zervos defamation lawsuit

An open letter to the corporations sponsoring Tucker Carlson Tonight.