Thursday, October 18, 2018

You can help us fight for voting rights in Florida, Michigan, and Nevada — right where you are. Sign up to call voters — ACLU

"Jared Kushner has been urging the president to stand by Prince Mohammed, according to a person close to the White House and a former official with knowledge of the discussions."

MSNBC panel: 'Rock star’ Beto O’Rourke’s victory could represent ‘complete political realignment’

Saudi Arabia bans journalist for criticizing Donald Trump - December 5, 2016


NEW from former Kansas GOP Gov. Mike Hayden: “After eight years of crisis, we cannot elect someone who wants to repeat the disasters of the past. Kris Kobach has promised to do just that — risking the future of our great state"

"The big picture is that a foreign, hostile power was trying to interfere in our democracy; in our presidential election." -Joshua Levy, counsel for Fusion GPS

Michael Cohen and his attorney met Wednesday with a group of state and federal law enforcement officials investigating various aspects of President Donald Trump's family business and charitable organization

Do you believe there is an effort underway to suppress the minority vote? -@NorahODonnell "Absolutely, positively, without question."

Historian Christopher Browning on the Trump regime: We’re “close to the point of no return”

Trump calls for military action at Mexican border to halt immigrant caravan — which he blames on Democrats

Analysis: NBC accused of helping white-nationalist group sanitize its racism

What we know about the 15 Saudis said to have played a role in Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance

Secret recordings give insight into Saudi attempt to silence critics

Trump believed his Stormy Daniels “horseface” remark about Stormy Daniels was not only strategically smart, he workshopped the insult prior to tweeting it.

Our children are listening. Our silence is complicity. Joe Biden

Thank you for calling out @Jim_Jordan on his conspiracy theories to protect Russia and their Republican colluders!

Please share this video. People need to understand how dangerous Gavin McInnes and his gang the Proud Boys are.

Aras Agalarov, the Russian billionaire who orchestrated the infamous June 2016 Trump Tower meeting, anonymously set up a U.S. shell company a month before the meeting as he prepared to move almost $20 million into the country, The Guardian reports.

Is a tribal voting letter going to be enough to allow Native Americans in North Dakota to vote? Probably?

"American intelligence officials are increasingly convinced that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia is culpable in the killing of the dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi."

Trump Inflates Saudi Arms Deal But Stays Silent On Saudi Cash In His Own Pocket

Incredible story on Rick Scott's corruption as FL governor, including setting up a basically fictitious "blind trust." This kind of story is usually catastrophic for a candidate less than 3 weeks before the election, but I guess we never know these days.

It gets better and better , Saudi lawyer on Al Jazeera Exact translation : Khashoggi filed documents in the Saudi embassy in Washington and consulate in Huston they could not touch him until he went to Turkey the Saudis Got the " Green light from Trump " to act

FBI investigating whether Manhattan DA who refused to prosecute Ivanka and Donald Jr took bribes: report

As tensions mount, Mattis seeks more resilient U.S. ties with China's military

The numbers are in, and Trump’s tax cut didn’t reduce the deficit – despite his many promises

The Russian trolls of Twitter were pushing both sides in the culture wars - but it wasn't even, by any means. Is it "partisan" to point out they favored Trump, guns and conservatives far more?

Moscow attacked the core of the republic in 2016 and all Republican House member Mark Meadows has done since is attack those who warned of it first and who have investigated it since. If we truly value our freedom, we cannot allow such men to remain in control of Congress.

The number No. 4 in the House Republican leadership, Cathy McMorris Rodgers is steering clear of mentioning the GOP's promise to repeal Obamacare — a sign of of just how treacherous the health care issue has become

WATCH: The @SecretService says it's reviewing an incident in which an agent blocked @CBSNews Washington correspondent @ErrolBarnett from trying to ask White House adviser @JaredKushner a question.

CEO of French group Thales pulls out of Saudi investment conference

Senate Dems demand Trump disclose financial ties to Saudi Arabia

Dutch pull out of Saudi conference over missing journalist

To anyone in despair: with your help, a #bluewave of vets are about to hit Congress and teach @realDonaldTrump that patriotism isn't dividing your fellow Americans, it's bringing them together in service to country.

Take it from Republican hero Ronald Reagan: Social Security has ABSOLUTELY NOTHING to do with the deficit.

Putin Furious at Saudis for Using His Puppet Without Permission

Rosenstein on Mueller probe: “At the end of the day, the public will have confidence that the cases we brought were warranted.”

Just a regular reminder that the @GOP wants to take away protections for people with pre-existing health conditions like asthma and diabetes. They voted to take away those protections last year and now are suing to do it. Three weeks left to tell your family and friends!

Those who murder journalists are trying to kill freedom of expression. Jamal Khashoggi was subjected to a brutal, sadistic death, but we can ensure that his words don’t die with him. Please RT

RNC rips Politico editor-in-chief for tweet implying Trump is a white nationalist

Trump on conversation w/Saudi king about Jamal Khashoggi’s murder: “it just sounded to me like he felt like he did not do it”

NEW DETAILS: Manafort has visited Mueller’s office nine times (!) in the past month as he cooperates with the ongoing Russia investigation. Mueller’s “quiet period” before the election hasn’t been so quiet after all.

I couldn’t have framed the election better than McConnell did this week. He says if GOP wins they will:

Prominent evangelical leader on Khashoggi crisis: let’s not risk "$100 billion worth of arms sales"

In a powerful final @washingtonpost column—just published—Jamal Khashoggi worried that crackdowns on a free press may “no longer carry the consequence of a backlash from the international community. Instead, these actions may trigger condemnation quickly followed by silence.”

Trump on climate change: I have a "natural instinct for science"

"Kushner is known to have messaged with the prince on the communication app WhatsApp."

Spread the word: You can register in person on Election Day in California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, North Dakota (no registration), Utah, Vermont, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

In his last Post column before his disappearance, Jamal Khashoggi wrote about the Arab world’s need for a free press. Read it here

When we see our fellow Americans having to fight like heck just to be allowed to vote, to participate in the governance of our country, which is the whole idea of our country, it hurts us as Americans.

"Roughly 40 black seniors in Georgia were told to get off a bus organized to take them to cast their votes.

Massive Twitter data release sheds light on Russia’s Trump strategy

Michael Cohen's attorney, Lanny Davis, told USA TODAY his client had "two words" for the Trump's claims that Cohen lied to prosecutors: "audio and tape." He said the president should be worried.