Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Trump "just woke up" and realized that tomorrow is Putin's annual press conference. More "quo" for his election "quid."

I can't think of a better gift for Putin's upcoming annual press conference tomorrow.

How does Deripaska reducing his ownership stake in his company, Rusal, advance U.S. national security interests? I dont understand the logic at all. Makes me wonder if there is more to this story

BREAKING — US State Dep to withdraw its staff from Syria in 24 hours, US officials to Reuters

The Trump administration is moving to lift sanctions on three massive Russian corporations controlled in part by Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, the billionaire closely tied to Paul Manafort.

Seize Facebook and make it a public utility.

The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has notified Congress of its intention to terminate the sanctions imposed on Oleg Deripaska's companies..

Nearly all of the $706,000 in donations made by the DJT Foundation in Palm Beach since 2008 went to charities hosting fundraisers at Mar-a-Lago.

Trump: "We have defeated ISIS in Syria." Pentagon: "The campaign against ISIS is not over."

Pence. Knew. Everything.

Several of us have been saying this FOR OVER A YEAR. I'll summarize. Again. They committed psychological experimentation on the public - w/ military-grade algorithms - WITHOUT informed consent. Facebook aided & abetted. These are major crimes, & all should be sued into oblivion.

Mexico is not paying for anything through the USMCA

Advertisers flee after Tucker Carlson's Fox News show following host’s anti-immigration comments. @TomLlamasABC has more on the story.

Oh look, POTUS's Christmas present to Putin arrived early this year. We are abandoning allies and leaving Russia to dominate the entire region.

Nothing in this tweet is true.

In an usual move, Trump's reelection campaign and the RNC will merge their field and fundraising programs into a joint outfit dubbed Trump Victory

Epstein got off easy at the hands of a federal prosecutor who is now Trump’s Secretary of Labor. DOJ should appoint an independent prosecutor to review the plea deal and to obtain and investigate Epstein’s undisclosed “guest list.”

Breaking: Planning is underway for a “full” and “rapid” withdrawal of US troops from Syria, decision made by President Trump, a US defense official tells

Venus will pay for it

.@NancyPelosi: "We cannot accept the offer they made of a billion-dollar slush fund for the president to implement his very wrong immigration policies."

Neo-Nazi parents of baby "Adolf" sentenced to years in prison for being part of a terrorist group

ISIS militants have executed nearly 700 prisoners in two months in eastern Syria

"Lock him up" and "USA" chants heard as Michael Flynn leaves the courthouse after the judge postponed his sentencing until next year

Yandex. #Russia's Yandex.

"Almost daily, reality deals another blow to the alternative narrative that President Donald Trump has constructed around his scandal-plagued presidency, campaign and business legacy."

It’s almost too fun watching Judge Sullivan expose @AlanDersh @seanmdav @MZHemingway Bongino and Lewandowski for their stupid little theories about FBI/Mueller misconduct. Flynn is guilty and he admits he lied. He isn’t claiming misconduct. The fantasies at @FDRLST are done.

Individual-1, why don’t you ask the undocumented immigrant housekeepers who have been employed by you, cleaning-up after you and making your bed for decades?

Wow, reporters pissed, shout to Sarah Huckabee Sanders "This was a ten-minute briefing, Sarah!" "DO YOUR JOB!"

Reporter: "Mr. President, can we ask about the shutdown?" President Trump: "We'll see what happens. Too early to say."

BREAKING: President Trump issues order creating new space command to better advance the military's vast operations in space.

Shep Smith: Theory floated on Fox News that Flynn was tricked into lying by FBI "blew up today"

"Yeah, I am," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says when asked if he is convinced that Congress will avert a government shutdown. "[President Trump] can speak for himself, but I think a government shutdown is not a good option," he adds

BREAKING: I am leading a coalition of 37 AGs demanding answers of @facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Our job is protect consumers in our states - whenever their personal information is compromised.

Cuomo has a letter of intent signed by Trump to move forward with a Trump Tower in Moscow. Giuliani made the rounds on Sunday and said Trump never signed a letter of intent.

In the short run, Vladimir Putin has won several tactical victories, @McFaul writes. Yet nearly every single short-term Putin achievement has undermined a long-term Putin objective.

Big news. Estonia detains eight in Russian money-laundering scandal linked to Danske Bank. If people start going to jail in the West for laundering Putin’s dirty money outside Russia that will be a game changer

Flashback to when IVANKA pushed her father to hire Flynn.

Trump Thinks Flynn Is No Snitch Despite All His Snitching

Perspective: "We are the workers tasked with saving retail — for $9.50 an hour."

So many migrant children are being detained that the government could run out of room to house them in 30 days

Russia targeted African-American vote, made Instagram "key battleground" in propaganda war, according to new reports.

Judge threatens to send Flynn to prison

Actual end of Flynn's work for Turkey difficult to assess

This tweet did not age well

“A newly obtained document shows President Donald Trump signed a letter of intent to move forward with negotiations to build a Trump Tower in Russia, despite his attorney Rudy Giuliani claiming on Sunday the document was never signed.”

Fun Fact: Netflix’s head of PR was Facebook’s head of PR a few months ago.

Judge's assertions, walkbacks make Flynn hearing a roller coaster


Mike Flynn keeps swearing on a Bible that he did crimes and conservative media keeps insisting that he didn’t. Just incredible

Reminder: Flynn chanted “lock her up” at the RNC, said “If I did a tenth, a tenth of what she did, I would be in jail.”

On #LSSC tonight: Congressman Adam Schiff explores the possibility of President Trump serving jail time.

Dear @PressSec Sarah Sanders: -US taxpayers, not Mexico, fund federal agencies. -The Executive Branch executes the law. Congress appropriates funds & write the laws. @realDonaldTrump cannot use other funds to build a wall that Congress specifically did not appropriate. Get it?

Facebook allowed Microsoft’s Bing search engine to see the names of virtually all Facebook users’ friends without consent, the records show, and gave Netflix and Spotify the ability to read Facebook users’ private messages.

Since the government began sending more veterans to private care, here’s what has happened: longer waits for appointments and higher costs for taxpayers, according to a new analysis of VA claims data by ProPublica and @PolitiFact.

Yandex, accused last year by Ukraine’s security service of funneling user data to the Kremlin, was a FB integration partner with access to FB user IDs long after other partners

This means Zuckerberg sat in a Congressional hearing and lied. It's hard to portray how untruthful he was. The word that comes to mind is "malicious". Zuck -maliciously- lied to congress about Facebook data disbursement for profit.

New tonight: Judge Emmet Sullivan orders Michael Flynn to turn over his passport and bans his travel beyond 50 miles from DC until sentencing. Flynn will be able to ask Sullivan for exemptions.

Veterans Administration Suicide Prevention - Trump Admin Fails

Judge shocks court with harsh rebuke of Flynn

Corruption allegations force Trump to dissolve charity foundation