Monday, March 11, 2019

Important question just raised by former Fox reporter’s lawyer with @AriMelber: did Rupert Murdoch make an illegal contribution to Trump campaign by killing @StormyDaniels story at Fox before election?

BREAKING: Federal court moves to unseal documents in Jeffrey Epstein case that could reveal evidence of an international sex trafficking operation

Politico: Facebook takes down Elizabeth Warren ads calling for breakup of Facebook

Is Mike Pence wrapped up in the Russia scandal — or a gullible rube?

Wow -Mueller files status report to apprise Judge Jackson about a recent development that is "pertinent to this Court’s upcoming sentencing decision", & attaches the FULL TRANSCRIPT of Judge Ellis's slap-on-the-wrist sentencing hearing of Manafort

Oh wow that was quick. Federation of American Hospitals, hospital lobbying group, attacks Trump admin for "blunt" Medicare cuts that would have "devastating" impact on seniors

Tax Foundation: Bill to restore full state and local deductions would benefit the wealthy

A word of advice: Don’t conflate Mueller’s “report” with “charges” or “indictments.” They’re not the same thing. The report on collusion can be submitted without *immediately* indicting ppl for the underlying crime(s). Mueller knows what he’s doing. Trust his judgement.

UPDATE: @mmfa confirms they have more recordings of Carlson to be released soon

ICE agents being investigated for sharing social media post saying Ilhan Omar took “terrorism classes”: report

Israel’s government passed its controversial “nation-state law” in July 2018, a move that critics said transformed Israel into an apartheid state.

Trump requesting 3.5% cut for #SocialSecurity Administration in 2020 budget

Just like Russia spies on its own citizens! And so against our constitution.

Update: Outback Steakhouse tells HuffPost that they no longer advertise with Tucker Carlson and ceased doing so as of January.

Trump's budget proposal calls for cutting $845,000,000,000 from Medicare, according to WaPo.

NY State Should Investigate the Trump Org " If a state civil investig turned up more evidence of criminal fraud, state & federal prosecutors could use these findings to indict the Trump Org and its officials, incl Weisselberg"

I handed @CFPBDirector Kraninger a calculator and asked her to calculate the APR on a payday loan. She couldn’t. And she’s supposed to be the top government official protecting consumers from predatory lending practices?

Household net worth falls by the largest amount since the Great Recession, new Fed data shows.

"We’re not going to get anywhere as long as Mitch McConnell has the keys to the car."

BREAKING: Democrats choose Milwaukee for their 2020 convention

NEW: Tucker Carlson called into a shock jock radio program on a regular basis for nearly a decade. Turns out he has a lot to say about underage girls.

Trump is "a man who will one day be remembered by his great-great-grandchildren as the reason they had to change their last names,"

“Perhaps Judge Jackson will help correct this grievous injustice. Americans deserve better than what Ellis handed down Thursday.”

.@JennyCraig, as a brand who markets to women, is this someone who you want to pay with your ad dollars?

Breaking: Fox News says "we strongly condemn Jeanine Pirro's comments about Rep. Ilhan Omar. They do not reflect those of the network and we have addressed the matter with her directly."

Rep. Eric Swalwell: "Black students who graduate college still have more student loan debt than white students. It's a different criminal justice system for a young black man than a young white man. And black households still see their wages are lower."

Robert Kraft has hired Brett Kavanaugh's records-keeeper and one of Jeffrey Epstein's lawyers.

We don’t know how Ivanka Trump managed to get a security clearance. We do know she has foreign trademarks all over the world.

BREAKING NEWS: The massage parlor owner peddling access to Trump and his family is an officer of two groups with ties to China’s communist government

Full story: Pete Buttigieg calls Vice President Pence a 'cheerleader for the porn star presidency'

Massage parlor magnate helped steer Chinese to Trump NYC fundraiser, attendee says

In light of Cindy (Li) Yang revelations, just re-upping the thread on Angela Chen and the extreme concern Congress had over the Trump's association with her. There is a pattern of Chinese influence peddling in both cases

Mayor Pete Buttigieg on Vice President Mike Pence's support of Trump: "How could he allow himself to become the cheerleader of the porn star presidency. Is it that he stopped believing in scripture when he started believing in Donald Trump?"

Shocking interview surfaces of Fox News host Tucker Carlson praising 'young girls sexually experimenting

Tucker Carlson used the c-word, said women are ‘primitive’ and ‘like dogs,’ and joked about a 13-year-old being molested during newly unearthed radio appearances

In the last 81 days Sarah Huckabee Sanders has held 1 (one) WH press briefing. Monday will mark the 42nd consecutive day of no briefing.

Defending their networks while attacking others. There’s more to this than “protection from foreign aggression.” This is a way for authoritarians - Russia, N Korea, China, KSA - to block information that is counter to official messaging while they develop offensive cyber ops

Michael Cohen voluntarily testified under oath and provided corroborating evidence, so people can judge his credibility. Trump believes he’s under no obligation to be honest with the public, and refuses to testify. To find out the truth, Mueller should compel his testimony

Robocalls: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Here's Trump's public schedule for tomorrow. (Public schedules don't include all of a president's activities.)