Friday, November 16, 2018

House Republicans can ask me anything they want but I want the American people to watch, so let’s have a public hearing. Truth is best served by transparency. Let me know when is convenient.

Trump is now 0 for 2 in front of judges he has appointed. The guardrails are holding — so far

“CIA has concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the assassination of journalist Jamal #Khashoggi...officials have said they have high confidence” in their assessment.

Authorities find a rocket launcher and pipe bombs during massive Florida white supremacist sting

BREAKING: Per @WSJ just now, Pfizer will raise prices on 41 drugs they delayed over the summer to please Trump.

Accused Russian agent Maria Butina may have a plea deal in place before Christmas.

Trump privately asking aides if Pence is loyal

ATLANTA (AP) -- Democrat Stacey Abrams says she can't win Georgia governor race, effectively ends challenge to Republican Brian Kemp.

NEW: @NancyPelosi & @RepMarciaFudge meet face to face abt speakership bid.

Erik Prince would not be feelin good where all this is going. Prince has direct links to the Chinese Govt, lied to Congress about his Ru links, & was backchannelling in the Seychelles, & lied about that

Sessions: Arresting Julian Assange Is Now a Priority for U.S

Blood Pressure Break

Veterans aren’t getting their GI Bill payments — because VA’s 50-year-old computer system broke

"Right-wing extremists are already threatening violence over a Democratic House"

Coffee listening to @GenMhayden talking about Assange, Manning, Snowden connex; essence of wikileaks as "nonstate hostile intel service;" pushing back on notion wikileaks deserves journalistic protections. This is refreshing after the bad Assange takes all over Twitter last night

EXCLUSIVE: Mueller’s team has been looking into the communications and political dealings of John Hannah, a former Cheney adviser who later worked on Trump’s State Department transition team

A year after the country decriminalized domestic violence, women feel the consequences.

Alabama district attorney shot in the face after ambush by former state trooper, authorities say

Trump is now tweeting about “the inner works of the Mueller investigation.” Maybe he’s just spouting off. Or maybe he has gained a vantage point on the “inner workings” that he did not have before Matt Whitaker’s appointment as acting AG

Paul Ryan leaves Washington as the architect of the GOP’s biggest loss of House seats in any election since Watergate

When the president tries to control the Justice Department in order to make an investigation that dooms him go away by corruptly influencing the course of the investigation, that's usually the end

Inside Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg's effort to discredit, deflect and lobby their way out of crisis as evidence accumulated that Facebook could be exploited to disrupt elections, threaten personal privacy and inspire deadly campaigns of hate


I’m inclined to believe this wasn’t a Freudian Slip

U.S. prosecutors get indictment against Wikileaks founder Assange: court document

Stacey Abrams campaign and legal team is preparing an unprecedented legal challenge that could force a court to rule whether another election is needed.

Donald Trump a portrait of a president in crisis

Lindsay Graham says he’s going to investigate Hillary if he becomes Judiciary Chair. Graham’s recent erratic behavior with regards to Trump suggests that he’s personally compromised in some way. Perhaps we should have an investigation of that as well.

Extension request offers another peek at Mueller's planning

VIDEO: 63 dead and 631 unaccounted for in the Northern California wildfire.

I just want to make sure everyone knows Georgia's Secretary of State race went to a Dec. 4th runoff between John Barrow (D) and Brad Raffensperger (R). This is the election to elect Brian Kemp's successor. So it should be obvious how important position is for voting rights.

Why? To start more fires? Stay away Trump we don’t need any more disasters in this area!

As per always, NBC News manages to scrub the activities of Flynn, Mukasey, and Giuliani planning black intel Ops on US soil against Gulen

Soros now calling for an independent public investigation of Facebook: "What else is Facebook up to?"

Treasury sanctions 17 Saudi officials over Khashoggi killing

12 AGs are joining together to demand that the Trump administration immediately reverse an inhumane immigration policy that is unnecessarily keeping unaccompanied migrant children in prolonged federal detention – rather than allowing them to be placed with family or sponsors.

Your guide to understanding the Trump-Russia saga

Is the NRA going broke?

GOP pushes Trump for new attorney general amid Mueller uproar

U.S. Marshals Service spending millions on DeVos security in unusual arrangement

Trump's no-show to this week’s summit in Singapore draws Asian nations closer together

Dems Regained the House in 2018. The Real Story Is What Happened Beyond D.C.

The House GOP Just Got a Whole Lot Trumpier

Trump's latest attacks on Robert Mueller could be a sign that he received negative news from his legal team or that new indictments are coming down the pike

Fox News Host Laura Ingraham Drops Radio Show for Podcast, Citing Family

Mark Zuckerberg claims that he had no idea Facebook had hired a Republican opposition-research firm to attack its critics

Trump's mood takes a foul turn: 'He's pissed -- at damn near everyone'

Japan PM tells Putin no U.S. bases on disputed isles if handed over: Asahi

A Kansas county commissioner Louis Klemp, a white man, a is facing calls to apologize after telling a black woman that he is part of the “master race, don’t ever forget that” during a public planning meeting

Lizard's a-comin'...

Signs suggest Robert Mueller investigation coming to a head

Fact-checking President Trumps wild Daily Caller interview

Opinion: The moral and ethical rot at Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg’s Facebook

Saudi Arabia thinks it is showing the world how seriously it takes Jamal Khashoggi's murder. It's doing the opposite,

Seth Moulton has been running an anti-Pelosi campaign since Democrats won the House. Seth has also been working with Roger Stone camp member Matt Gaetz.

Pence actually believes he’s going to be president

Russian Pres. Vladimir Putin says arms control issues will likely top the agenda of his meeting with Pres. Trump.

Mississippi Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith appeared to say laws that make it "just a little more difficult" for attendees of some of the state's universities to vote are a "great idea" in a video posted Thursday.

Trump takes aim at Mueller as speculation over Russia probe's end grows

Captain says U.S. military does not view Central American migrants as enemies

SCOOP: US Department of Justice "accidentally" reveals existence of sealed charges (or a draft for them) against WikiLeaks' publisher Julian Assange in apparent cut-and-paste error in an unrelated case also at the Eastern District of Virginia.