Saturday, May 11, 2019

We all know narcissists. Malignant Narcissism is very different - at the root of the most vicious inhumanity in history. Sociopathic, paranoid, and sadistic. When cornered, at risk of exposure, borders on insanity. We'll witness that soon. He won't want to go down alone.

Why A Pro-Life World Has A Lot of Dead Women In It "Stop calling anti-abortion activists 'pro-life.' They're not."

NEW, w/ the big-picture step back: Trump & his allies are blocking more than 20 separate Democratic probes in an all-out war w/Congress. As of Friday, the # of unanswered or partially answered letters & doc requests = 79

NEW: Leaked letters from ad agency reveal details of NRA chief Wayne LaPierre’s alleged spending: $39k in Zegna clothes in one day; $18k for car and driver in Italy/Hungary; $13k for summer intern's apartment, all charged to ad firm

Congress isn’t just a co-equal branch. We’re first among equals.

Trump's choice of Pat Shanahan as permanent Defense secretary sets the stage for a Senate showdown on his rocky tenure as acting Pentagon chief — as well as the president's own stewardship of military affairs

The Trump admin wants to allow debt collectors to call 7 times a week and text and email as much as they want.

Donald Trump is a "grade-A idiot," says JuliΓ‘n Castro

Senior EPA officials disregarded the advice of their own scientists and lawyers in April when the agency issued a rule that restricted but did not ban asbestos, according to two internal memo

Trump’s nickname #Brokeahontas trends worldwide on Twitter after his tax returns revealed he’s a lousy businessman

‘Give this jerk some of his own treatment’: Watergate’s John Dean calls on Americans to trash Donald Trump

Multiple production companies have announced they will no longer film in Georgia after the state passed a restrictive abortion law

Roger Stone asks judge to suppress evidence against him

Mulvaney said Dems are only seeking Trump's tax returns to "embarrass the president." He seemed unprepared for the follow-up question: Why would Trump be embarrassed by his tax returns?

A Firestorm is erupting around Republican Senator Richard Burr — the man behind Donald Trump Jr’s subpoena. With all of the anger & attacks he’s getting from the GOP, he’s refusing backing down!

I agree with @PhilippeReines that Giuliani and thus Trump have committed a “high Crime” against the United States by openly and flagrantly inviting Ukraine’s government to help them in the contest for the presidency against @JoeBiden. That’s the lesson Trump learned from 2016

Rep. Adam Schiff: "It is shocking to know that the president's personal lawyer, with his knowledge and apparently approval, is once again seeking the help of a foreign power to interfere in our political process."

BREAKING NEWS: Prosecutors seeking interviews with Epstein victims, but refuse to void sweetheart deal given to accused child sex trafficker

In her first US interview since she was sentenced, Maria Butina flat-out denied she's a Russian spy. She did describe passing info back to Russia & says she knew some of it was being conveyed to the Ministry of foreign affairs. Our full conversation airs tonight

A painting of two migrant children holding a sign that reads "Bring Our Mom Back" will hang in the US Capitol for the next year as one of the winners of the Congressional Art Competition for high school students

Watch this video of the Chair of the Republican Party Vladimir Putin try and skate over a red carpet and fall while ice skating.

The thug presidency. ‘Pompeo & Bolton seem increasingly unfettered from restraint. They’ve become Trump's global enforcers, putting allies & enemies under maximum pressure to get what the boss wants.’

Trump told POLITICO on Friday that it would be “appropriate” for him to speak to Attorney General Bill Barr about launching an investigation into his potential 2020 rival, Joe Biden

Trump’s willingness to admit publicly that he might need Ukraine’s help to defeat Biden in 2020 suggests that more than vanity must be motivating his obsessive denial of Russia’s role in his defeat of Hillary in 2016

One day we’ll look back on this period and wonder how a “news” organization was able to toss aside standards, feed the public disinformation, become a propaganda arm of the White House and face no consequences, despite its deeply poisonous affect on the body politic.

Everybody Is Wrong. Trump Impeachment Hearings Will Help Democrats.

To those at our conference today, reupping: Trump Told G7 Leaders That Crimea Is Russian Because Everyone Speaks Russian In Crimea

So Trump’s MAGA hats are made in MEXICO! How ironic is that ?!

Putin’s great day on the ice winds up with a face-plant

We are in a Constitutional crisis. What to do? There are many practical political reasons not to impeach Trump. The House must do it anyway, to protect the United States from the very kind of tyranny the Constitution was designed to prevent.

The @HouseGOP’s aversion to governing reared its head once again just a few hours ago. Instead of voting to support Americans nationwide who are recovering & rebuilding, 150 Republicans voted against bipartisan emergency disaster funding. Americans deserve better.

Giuliani roams around Europe undermining democracy and the rule of law

Breaking: Pompeo to arrive in Moscow on Monday for his first visit to Russia as secretary of state; Putin to receive him on Tuesday in Sochi.


Trump's trade agenda on the verge of imploding

In letter to IRS and Treasury accompanying subpoena, Richard Neal says: “Compliance is not discretionary under any circumstance, even if the taxpayer is under audit.” Neal is demanding the returns by May 17

Lt. Gov. @willainsworthAL statement on today’s abortion bill debate.

With our last ounce of energy, our last drop of blood, and our dying breath, WE THE PEOPLE OF KENTUCKY, vow to see you removed from office come Nov. 3, 2020. We have the support of a nation behind us.

Ukraine president-elect may refuse to meet Trump’s lawyer when he flies into Kiev, sources say

Donald Trump must be impeached.

Rep. Adam Schiff: "We have a lot of concerns about the veracity of [Trump Jr.'s] statements about the Moscow-Trump Tower meeting. We know that publicly he misled the country about that meeting and the character of that meeting just as his father... misled the country about that."

"Do you think Appalachian women like me with steel in our backbones will yield?"

ICYMI. This is great.

To every GOP who says “it’s over” or “case closed” To every GOP who votes to let off Deripaska from sanctions instead of allowing him to be punished for interfering in our elections yet won’t vote to impeach Trump Careful your Russian Rubles are showing We won’t forget traitors

Former FBI general counsel Jim Baker said the Mueller report outlined a “pattern of corruption” within the Trump administration

Here’s a Preview of America’s 2020 Nightmare if Trump Loses

Contempt of Congress and executive privilege, explained

James Comey: "This president, because he is an amoral leader, shapes those around him and that shaping sometimes pushes out someone who is a strong person of integrity... but far more often it shapes and bends and pulls in weaker souls."

Trump Declares Himself America's All Time Favorite President

“Fighting all the subpoenas” is not a principled legal strategy for a president. My thoughts in ⁦@USATODAY⁩. Trump has entered Phase 2 of his legal defense strategy: All-out war with Congress

L John Paul Stevens Worries About the Court

Putin. Wait for it.

Dude announced for the world to hear that he was going on a mission to Ukraine to conspire against the United States on behalf of Putin’s asset in the White House, never mind he wouldn’t say who was paying for it, and now is hoping for the criminal charge of attempted.

Rep. Jerry Nadler: "If we have to, we'll hold [McGahn] in contempt, if he doesn't obey a subpoena. I assume he'll obey a subpoena."

We’ll see how funny he thinks it when he follows John Mitchell’s path.

Counterintel elements of Trump-Russia probe remain in a black box

Baker: Trump attacks could make law enforcement 'hesitant'

Trump era pressures a test of courage for battle-hardened Baker

McGahn rejected Trump plea to deny obstruction Mueller detailed

Treasury, IRS subpoenaed by Ways and Means for Trump's taxes

Trump has become aggressively involved in the country's July 4 fireworks celebration, changing its location, getting Oval Office briefings & planning minutiae. The development has surprised/worried some city/federal officials.

The below article highlights why Don McGahn needs to testify before the @HouseJudiciary Committee. The American people need to know if the President is a crook.

NYT confirms WSJ: White House officials asked at least twice in the past month for the key witness against Trump in the Mueller report, Don McGahn, to say publicly that he never believed the president obstructed justice

BREAKING: @RudyGiuliani just told me exclusively he’s no longer going to Ukraine. The trip is off.