Friday, February 1, 2019

Trump has arrived at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, per pool. This is Trump's 220th day at a Trump property as president.

BREAKING: Cory Booker announces he is running for president

News broke yesterday that Erik Prince's company Frontier Services Group has a deal to build a training center in Xinjiang, where Muslim Uighurs/Uyghurs are persecuted A Prince spokesman denies he knew of the deal & FSG deleted the news from their site

Maybe if Erik Prince doesn't know what his own military companies are doing, he shouldn't be a supplier to the US Government?

While unlawful migration to U.S. from Central America is caused by real crisis,the migrant “caravan” was manufactured by supporters of a radical agenda who are using poor & desperate people to try & embarrass & undermine the U.S. in the region. But it’s going to backfire on them.

Ann Coulter: Trump is "lazy and incompetent"

Drug sniffing dogs work

#Russia's state TV: Igor Korotchenko, Russian Defense Ministry's Public Council member, editor-in-chief of 'National Defense' magazine, says that Russia "should grab the U.S. by a certain spot and squeeze it tightly, so they understand we will rip it off if they make any moves."

BREAKING: Gov. Ralph Northam yearbook page shows blackface and Klan photo

JUST IN: @realDonaldTrump will undergo his annual physical next Friday at Walter Reed. "The President will receive his annual physical at Walter Reed Friday, February 8th," @PressSec tells me

Stone proceeded to deny that he hacked Bezos’ phone. When The Daily Beast pointed out that it had never suggested or asked if he had, Stone replied, “You are busted. You are not a journalist. No one believes anything you write.”

Ming just want to tell @LindseyGrahamSC that on tha stone hard drives and devices he is now called US Senator-3, See Ming can be helpful.

Citing a HuffPost report, Rep. Tim Ryan warned the committee that King is using “government resources” to “promote and advance white nationalism.”

According to documents reviewed by The Daily Beast, [Roger] Stone & [Michael] Sanchez were in touch about the National Enquirer [Bezos] story in the days after it ran—& in the days before Stone was arrested by the FBI & charged…”

Now the Navy wants to build a wall - to save its historic shipyard from rising floodwaters

Tomorrow is going to be nuts isn't it?

The Shutdown Is Over. Now The Federal Workforce Faces 'Untold Morale Problems'

Germany, France, and Britain launch a mechanism to maintain business with #Iran in an attempt to keep the #nuclear deal alive despite U.S. sanctions.

Russia’s military intelligence directorate, the GRU, has been caught in a new round of computer intrusion attempts

Court allows Mueller to seize mystery corporation's property

House Democrats will begin laying out their case for obtaining Trump's tax returns on Feb. 7

CBP announces *massive* seizure of fentanyl at AZ border. Guess where? Port of entry, not desert. Guess who? Mexican national, not Central American asylum seeker. Guess how? In a tractor-trailer, not a backpack. Guess what didn't stop it? A wall. Agents using technology did

NRA president sought private interview with Putin

Fading NRA panics over exposed ties to Russia

Nazi - “I want to wipe your whole race off the face of the earth!”

Newly emerged photo shows Ben Carson with key employee of sanctioned Russian oligarch

Who decides when Mueller is finished? Mueller. Try it any other way and his files go straight to the U.S. House Judiciary Committee.

A legal defense fund created to help TRUMP campaign employees ensnared in Russia investigations, including the MUELLER probe, raised $500k in the 4th quarter -- all of which came from SHELDON ADELSON & his wife MIRIAM ADELSON.

Only a matter of time until the judge shuts up Rog completely. It starts here.

The President of the United States just suggested that lying under oath, obstructing justice and witness tampering are only “process crimes.” That process has a name. It’s called the justice system. And we’re going to fight to protect the rule of law, even if Trump won’t.

Huawei’s first impulse, clearly, has been to fight. Yet founder Ren Zhengfei and his legal team have to consider opening negotiations with the U.S. Justice Department

President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are planning on meeting in Vietnam in late February, a source says

No, Amnesty International does not say 60 percent of migrant women in Mexico have been raped

China sees a widening void at the United Nations, thanks to Donald Trump

Trump’s focus on Maduro diverts U.S. attention from Tehran

Mitch McConnell’s war on democracy

Mar-a-Lago chef says harassment complaint cost him his job

Schiff responds, telling Maddow HPSCI will seek phone records. "Those conversations could have taken place over the phone or they could have taken place by Don Jr. walking down the hall to talk to dad. But it's key to understanding the president's involvement in all of this”

It’s unusual for a sitting president to raise money for re-election as aggressively as Trump has during his two years in office

New video by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Ellen Page Calls Out Hateful Leadership

Two House Democrats asked acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney to immediately revoke senior White House adviser Jared Kushner's security clearance, citing in a letter "serious concerns" about the clearance's implications

Letter: after revelations that he is a focus of FBI's Russia investigation, 52 Reps tell the White House to revoke Jared Kushner's clearance

Donald Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump and Erik Trump targeted in lawsuit

Donald Trump Admits He Didn’t Read Intelligence Report, Then Criticizes Reporting on It

The Roger Stone raid was totally by the book | By James A. Gagliano, a CNN law enforcement analyst and a retired FBI supervisory special agent

The confusion comes after Texas officials made inaccurate allegations of voter fraud

Utah Republicans are rushing to pass a bill that will block the state's Medicaid expansion, which voters just approved in the November election

A veteran manager in the White House office that processes security clearances has been suspended amid allegations she made against her boss that he endangered national security by breaking the law and flouting security procedures

Dear @realDonaldTrump: Here is the written statement submitted by DNI Coates. I suggest you read it. His testimony, both in writing and in person, shows that you are lying.

"Fears mounting today that a major policy collision between the intel community and its top client, the president, may be imminent...Trump may be increasing our risk of war... by refusing to accept the assessment of top national security officials." -

Detroit Officer Gary Steele pulled over a young woman in freezing weather. And when she walked home, he taunted her on social media, writing, "What black girl magic looks like."

Republicans: Yes to Estate Tax Cut, No to Back Pay for Shutdown

UAE senior diplomat denies hacking Americans

Free of GOP obstruction, House Intel to move ahead on Trump probe

Poke the Bear


“Do not travel to Venezuela due to crime, civil unrest, poor health infrastructure and arbitrary arrest and detention of U.S. citizens,” the State Department’s travel advisory said.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is expected to announce Friday that the US will suspend participation in an arms control treaty with Russia that has been a centerpiece of European security since the Cold War, sources say

The @NRA: Maria Butina who?

An impressive investigative piece by @Reuters documenting how the UAE hired ex US NSA officers to hack into iPhones and emails and spy on UAE's enemies (including Americans). This story will have repercussions

Schultz deletes tweet of column calling Warren "fauxcahontas" and Harris "shrill"

Steve Schmidt no longer a paid MSNBC contributor after he begins advising ‘spoiler’ Howard Schultz on presidential run

The U-turn by Jerome Powell and his colleagues triggers conspiracy theories as to what’s really going on at the Fed

Blue wave Democrats bring new productivity to House committees

I am deeply disappointed that the White House has chosen to re-nominate Daniel Collins and Kenneth Lee to the Ninth Circuit. We made clear our opposition to these individuals and told the White House we wanted to work together to come to consensus on a new package of nominees. — Sen Dianne Feinstein

Imagine being the CBP Office of Field Operations officers who just made a record-setting drug bust -- and then the President credits the bust to an entire other agency....

.@ErinBrockovich slams Trump administration over plan to stop regulating toxic chemicals

The Trump Admin's proposed changes to prescription drug rebates in Medicare could mean most Medicare beneficiaries could face higher premiums & total out-of-pocket costs — and Big Pharma could see even bigger profits.

Federal Prosecutors Unseal Indictments Naming 19 People Linked to Chinese 'Birth Tourism' Schemes that Helped Thousands of Aliens Give Birth in U.S. to Secure Birthright Citizenship for Their Children

Did anyone ask for Uday’s opinion? Schiff doesn’t leak. OTOH you, your father, brother in law, father’s lawyer(s), his advisors, acquaintances, employees, former employees, “friends”... they do leak @DonaldJtRUmpJr. And with stellar OPSEC, obviously.

The President of the United States just suggested that lying under oath, obstructing justice and witness tampering are only “process crimes.” That process has a name. It’s called the justice system. And we’re going to fight to protect the rule of law, even if Trump won’t.

While Democrats are negotiating in good faith to prevent another disastrous #TrumpShutdown that cost our economy $11 billion, Trump is laying the groundwork to declare a “national emergency” that even Republicans don’t want.

Travel agents charged with bringing pregnant Chinese women to give birth on U.S. soil