Saturday, October 5, 2019

Rick Perry's role in pushing the president's message in Kiev was more extensive than publicly known

FBI director warns Facebook could become platform of 'child pornographers'

DOT: House Dems 'demonstrate a lack of understanding' of Asian values in Elaine Chao probe

Mike Pence Failed in His Most Important Duty

Trump is doing this to scare all other Republican Senators (who are the most easily frightened people in America).

Mitt 2020? Romney beats Trump 55 percent - 37 percent in ‘hypothetical primary’

Ivanka’s $360 Million Vancouver Deal Is Reportedly Being Investigated by the F.B.I.

NEW: Trump’s attorney tells a federal judge that if he does not rule on their motion to temporarily block Manhattan DA Vance’s subpoenas by their Monday morning deadline, he will treat that “inaction” as a denial and appeal.

U.S. President Donald Trump has suggested that the White House should start its own news network to counter what he says is mainstream media's “hate” for the United States.

If (and when) White House refuses to comply, House Dems should seek to take it directly to the Supreme Court (there’s a procedural mechanism for this). This could end up as US vs. Nixon, Part 2.

The Fox News civil war appears to still be underway, as Hannity once again took a not-so-subtle shot at some of his Fox News colleagues

"2019 is on track to be the worst year for domestic job creation since 2010."

Great reporting: "Nearly two dozen officials told TIME that in recent days Pompeo has become increasingly loud and bullying, and appears frequently distracted and impatient during State Department policy meetings."

EXC @realDonaldTrump's inaugural Scottish golf resort has run up losses of more than £1m, marking the seventh consecutive year it has failed to turn a profit. My @TheScotsman story on @TrumpScotland

A newly unearthed letter from 2016 shows that Republican senators pushed for reforms to Ukraine's prosecutor general's office and judiciary, echoing calls then-Vice President Joe Biden made at the time.

“The move by the CIA's general counsel, ***Trump appointee*** Courtney Simmons Elwood, meant she and other senior officials had concluded a potential crime had been committed, raising more questions about why the Justice Department later declined to open an investigation.”

Attorney General Bill Barr: "By enabling dangerous criminals to cloak their communications and activities behind an essentially impenetrable digital shield, the deployment of warrant-proof encryption is already imposing huge costs on society."

Rice: We've been through worse than this and come out stronger

Rice: Trump proposing to sell out U.S. on China for personal gain

At heart, Trump Ukraine scandal simple, impeachable, uncontested

Clinton proves prescient as Trump makes China outreach a reality

WaPo: Immigrants who can’t prove they have health coverage will be denied visas, White House says

From the staffers hiding records of his calls to the Senators pretending he's fit for any office, so many are complicit in covering for the lunatic. This article shows how they play Russian roulette with our country. Don't read before bed. It's terrifying.

NEWS: GOP Sen. Ron Johnson tells WSJ that the U.S. ambassador to the EU told him in August that the status of aid to Ukraine was tied to Trump’s interest in having Kiev investigate certain matters. Johnson confronted Trump, who denied it.

Trump Orders Cut to National Security Staff After Whistle-Blower

“a divide btwn career national security officials disturbed by a dangerous decoupling of US foreign policy from core national interests & political appointees who became complicit in the president’s use of US influence to advance his electoral interests”

Trump has ordered a substantial reduction in the staff of the National Security Council, as the White House confronts an impeachment inquiry touched off by a whistleblower complaint related to the agency’s work.

If Facebook finds my scrutiny uncomfortable, here's what Mark Zuckerberg and his team could work on: —Ending his company's illegal anticompetitive practices —Protecting consumers' privacy instead of Facebook's profits —Ensuring Facebook isn’t undermining our election security

Holding Ukraine hostage: How the president and his allies, chasing 2020 ammunition, fanned a political storm

Opinion: It was never about "America First." It’s always been Trump first.