Friday, May 24, 2019

Former Republican Congressman Tom Coleman: “Trump, Pence are illegitimate. Impeach them”

CNN: The lawyer for a Navy SEAL accused of war crimes -- whom Trump is considering pardoning -- also works for the Trump Organization

Border Patrol Kicked, Punched Migrant Children, Threatened Some With Sexual Abuse,

The Pentagon approved the deployment of 1,500 more troops to the Middle East as tensions continue over threats to U.S. forces by Iran or its proxies

Not good. Hope there’s a bigger plan for what SCOTUS is doing. Otherwise, this makes me nervous. Supreme Court Blocks Orders to Draw New Voting Maps in Ohio, Michigan

President Trump is bypassing Congress to arm the Saudis. He turns a blind eye to Khashoggi murder, imprisonment of women’s rights activists, botched war in Yemen. Approves secret transfers of nuclear know-how, and now this. What do they have on him?

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected.

.@POTUS is (again) going around Congress—this time to unilaterally approve billions in arms sales, including to the brutal Saudi regime. Congress must reclaim its powers. When will the legislative branch stand up to the executive branch?

FTFY ==> This is a deliberate effort to establish a precedent that can be used to prosecute fake journalists who are working as agents of hostile foreign intelligence services to subvert Western democracies, their laws & their security. You're welcome

The Court-fixing operation to which this @FedSoc secret-donor network is central received an individual donation of $24 million, another of $17.9 million, and another of $17 million — what if it’s the same donor? Total = $58.9 million.

Let's be clear, if the report really exonerated Trump, he'd want Bob Mueller to testify live on stage at the Super Bowl halftime show

Trump is personally intervening to award a contract to build his beloved wall to a GOP donor and Fox News guest. He has gone from promises to drain the swamp to a plan to give construction contracts to donors and sycophants. Can we have the old swamp back? This one smells worse

The president’s personal AG enjoys the presidents hotel because of course he does.

It's getting worse with Trump every day. In a 24 hour period, he shared a doctored video of Pelosi, called to execute political opponents, and authorized his toady AG to investigate political rivals. Call your Representatives. Urge them to impeach. And start volunteering for 2020

“By my calculation, the altered video has been slowed by almost 75% introducing a significant distortion in her speech," Hany Farid, a professor at UC Berkeley and expert in digital forensics and image analysis, told CNN

Investigate whatever you wish about 2016 but don’t forget the people of the FBI must investigate and stop Russian efforts in the 2020 election. What impact will loose talk about “spying” and disgraceful talk about “treason” have on FBI agents and analysts?

Rudy is now just letting the Yandex translation feature write his tweets out of the original Russian Mob dialect.

Donald Trump has absolutely no idea what he declassified

You know, if you arrested Barr, he wouldn't be able to do this. Inherent contempt. Do it.

China is building a digital authoritarian regime before our very eyes. The situation in Xinjiang province is a human rights crisis—the government monitors citizens' every move and over a million people are detained in "political education" camps. Here's what you need to know

Socialism is for the rich: Kushner Cos. gets $800M federally backed apartment loan

Don’t take the bait. @HouseDemocrats are focused on making progress for #ForThePeople. Take a look at our progress in the first five months of the Democratic Majority.

House Republicans’ sabotage of the bipartisan disaster relief bill is a disappointment to the American families trying to heal and recover from floods, hurricanes, wildfires and other disasters. Read my full statement here.

Russian front fed al-Qaeda with intel stolen by Assange? JOURNAMALISMS!

House Republicans’ sabotage of the bipartisan disaster relief bill is a disappointment to the American families trying to heal and recover from floods, hurricanes, wildfires and other disasters. Read my full statement here

President Trump circumventing Congress to sell more weapons to Saudi Arabia is unacceptable. The Saudi-led war in Yemen is not an emergency, it is a crime against humanity.

This is nutty. But see what Trumpers are doing? They're trying to rope Biden, the leading 2020 Dem, into their false Deep State conspiracy theory. The Trump-Russia probe began when the FBI learned of Papadopoulos' interactions with Russian cut-outs. Even the Nunes memo said that!

Nadler: Mueller wants to testify privately

Newly unsealed warrants reveal how closely the special counsel's team was tracking the foreign entanglements of Michael Cohen

First amendment question? Not really. If Assange were looking for targeted information on a specific story/subject he was attempting to cover, that *could* be journalism. He's just took a jackhammer to national security, and published data w/o interp

Nadler: Court victories against Trump lessen need for impeachment

Rep. Nadler: Robert Mueller wants to testify in private

Evidence Russia Tipped Election for Trump ‘Staggering,’ Says Former U.S. Intel Chief James Clapper

A manipulated video being shared by some social media users to spread a false claim that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi slurred her words after meeting with President Trump on Wednesday has been removed by YouTube, the company says

DOJ officials are aware of 1A optics in this case & emphasized that “Assange is not being charged simply because he is a publisher." “We are not charging Assange for passively obtaining classified information," said US attorney for EDVA Zach Terwilliger

Thread: Mueller’s report describes a consistent effort by the president to use his office to obstruct or otherwise corruptly impede the Russian election interference investigation because it put his interests at risk. — Justin Amash

The president has authority to fire federal officials, direct his subordinates, and grant pardons, but he cannot do so for corrupt purposes; otherwise, he would always be allowed to shut down any investigation into himself or his associates, which would put him above the law.