Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Two women at last night's naturalization ceremony said they were never told they would be showcased at a political convention, and no one sought their consent. The Trump campaign declined to comment.

HOLY CRAPOLA! Trump indoctrinated the Kenosha "MAGA Killer" up close and personal.

The guy charged with murdering two people in Kenosha last night literally sat in the front row at a Trump rally earlier this year

While antigen tests have been criticized over accuracy, this one was shown to be 97.1% sensitive, 98.5% specific. It also comes with an app that you can use to prove your status. (Big Brother or big benefit? Both?)

#BREAKING: US service members were injured after an altercation with Russian forces in northeast Syria this week: 4 US troops have been diagnosed with mild concussion-like symptoms

Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former personal attorney and fixer, says he intervened to make sure revealing photos of the Falwells were not released publicly in 2015

Facebook belatedly takes down ‘call to arms’ event AFTER two peaceful protesters are shot dead in Kenosha ‘Any patriots willing to take up arms and defend our city tonight from the evil thugs?’ asked the Facebook group

Perspective: Kellyanne Conway undermined the truth like no other Trump official. And journalists enabled her.

Police chief describes the seventeen year old that killed 2 people as "trying to resolve the conflict". What could he possible mean by that?

This is the FIRST killing by the shooter. He runs away and is pursued by an angry crowd, at which point he opens fire and kills at least one more and blows another guy’s arm off.

Powerful words from @KamalaHarris on #WomensEqualityDay: “If we vote in numbers no one has seen before — we can prove that these past four years do not represent who we are or who we aspire to be.”

Unsurvivable storm surge with large and destructive waves will cause catastrophic damage from Sea Rim State Park, Texas, to Intracoastal City, Louisiana, including Calcasieu and Sabine Lakes. This surge could penetrate up to 30 miles inland from the immediate coastline.

"Images of the rival group showed heavily armed white men, some wearing body armour." In other words, they're Trump's thugs

.@TheJusticeDept executed two people in July without legally valid execution warrants. This lawless death penalty process is a national scandal. Every government official involved in these legally dubious executions should be investigated and held accountable for misconduct.

Whoa. Watch this. Trump's Homeland Security Asst Secretary: "What you saw from January until March was good public servants attempting to do their job (to respond to coronavirus) and the President telling them to stop."

Trump's "White Power" militias are spillin' blood in our streets, but scary black people are the real danger. The only way to stop this cruel violence is to kick their chief enabler outta the White House.

Eric Trump pleads the 5th because if he was required to testify he would . . . INCRIMINATE HIMSELF!

Replying to @realDonaldTrump

Inbox: Chairs Maloney, Schiff, Smith, and Lynch want the Acting Inspector General of the Department of Defense to open an investigation into "what appears to have been a concerted effort by the Trump Administration to retaliate" against LTC Alexander and Yevgeny Vindman.

WATCH VIDEO! Kyle Rittenhouse 17 years old from Antioch, IL shoots a man in the head with an AR-15 & kills him in Kenosha. He also shot 2 more people killing 2. Evades street justice by running toward cops with an AR-15 AND the Police just let him go!

""It's coming from the top down," the official said of the new directive from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention."

This is Kyle Rittenhouse, 17, an Illinois resident who was just charged with first-degree murder of two people last night in Kenosha, Wisconsin. This teen, whose social media history is full of misogyny and white supremacy, had easy access to an AR-15.

Breaking: Trump says he’s sending “federal law enforcement and the National Guard” to Kenosha, Wisconsin after third night of violence amid Jacob Blake protests.

Kentuckians deserve to be paid fairly.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren is calling on the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors to immediately release their federal financial disclosure forms that describe potential conflicts of interest that may affect their actions on the Board.

Hillary Clinton: “Joe Biden should not concede under any circumstances, because I think this is going to drag out, and eventually I do believe he will win if we don't give an inch, and if we are as focused and relentless as the other side is."

Tonight's shooter Kyle Rittenhouse was recorded on video receiving water and being thanked by the police for being out there to help. The police are claiming they dont know who the shooter is yet. But they know him well, he's a Public Safety Cadet.

Andrew Bakaj and Mark Zaid, who represented the whistleblower who came forward about Trump's Ukraine call, are now representing Yevgeny Vindman and confirm here that he submitted a whistleblower complaint to DoD IG.

BREAKING: Lt. Col. Yevgeny Vindman, Alex Vindman's twin brother who served as a senior NSC ethics official, has filed a complaint w/DoD IG raising concerns that he was retaliated against for reporting "ethics and legal compliance violations" by NSA O'Brien

So many crimes — and we have two more nights to go.

‘I Moved on Her Very Heavily’: Part 1 Fifteen years ago, the writer Natasha Stoynoff went to Mar-a-Lago to interview Donald and Melania Trump on the occasion of their first anniversary.

NEW AD: Elizabeth Neumann – the former Assistant Secretary for Threat Prevention in Trump's DHS – says that the U.S. is "less safe today" because of Trump's actions. In 2016 she supported Trump but based on what she saw inside his administration, she's voting for Joe Biden.

"Sen. Lindsey Graham is a big deal in Washington... But back home in South Carolina, the Republican is, surprisingly, politically vulnerable." This is what happens when you spend decades in DC and forget where your power really comes from - the people.

#Laura's maximum sustained winds have increased from 75 mph to 125 mph in the past 24 hr. That's the largest 24-hr rate of intensification (50 mph in 24 hr) for a tropical cyclone in the Gulf of Mexico since Karl in 2010 (65 mph in 24 hr).

BREAKING: Kyle Rittenhouse, 17, has been charged with first-degree murder in Kenosha, Wisconsin, according to Lake County, Illinois Clerk of Courts records

Fencing seen being put up near the White House on Wednesday.

Shorter version of that video with an American M-ATV and MaxxPro MRAP being overtaken by Russian Typhoon-K, Tigr, Tigr-M SpN, Ural-4320, and BTR-82A vehicles with Russian Mi-8AMTSh and Mi-35M helicopters flying overhead. 320/

A longer video of the confrontation. US forces appear to be blocking a road and then attempt to block the path of the Russian patrol when they drive through the field. An American MaxxPro MRAP appears to collide with a Russian Typhoon-K MRAP. 319

President Trump can try and shift blame all he wants, but the fact is Maine's hardworking lobstermen and women are hurting under his watch. They deserve better. And as President, I will work to protect the livelihood and safety of the fishing community.

Watching the RNC will leave you terrified and really f*cking confused

Republican Rep. Brian Mast joked about rape and referenced sex with 15-year-old girls in old Facebook comments to a friend who is now his campaign manager. The messages were posted years ago, but they've surfaced in Mast's tough re-election fight.

Eric Trump takes the 5th in New York & The NY AG is investigating Trump for improperly inflating his assets to secure loans. A question is whether they ARE his assets in the first place or is there a side letter buried in Trump Orgs 500 LLCs saying the real owners are Russians

They tried to get Trump to care about right-wing terrorism. He ignored them.

“It’s amazing to me why we keep loving this country and this country does not love us back.” Doc Rivers delivers an emotional message on the police shooting of Jacob Blake.

.@djrothkopf on Mike Pompeo's #RNC2020 speech: "The Trump administration’s most prominent evangelical spoke from a rooftop in Jerusalem, in a signal to the evangelical base Trump sees as critical to his re-election."

RNC speaker Abby Johnson, who opposes abortion in all cases, also doesn’t think women should vote if they disagree with their husband’s choice

Terminating payroll tax could end Social Security benefits in 2023. Spread these facts to your family and friends.

“My father will fight for you.” -@EricTrump Today is day 60 with no word about reports of Russian bounties on our troops. Your dad doesn’t fight for us, Eric. He ignores us. He only cares about anything when it benefits himself. He fights for the limelight.#TraitorTrump

I hope the Dutch Parliament led by @Martijncda and Foreign Minister @ministerBlok will raise these truly absurd arrests. Wang Yi cannot expect his “business as usual” tour to continue while his government is doing this.

BBC News - Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers arrested over Yuen Long

Perspective: Trump is going out of his way to blow off the Hatch Act this week

To KY AG - You have time to do everything but arrest the police who killed Breonna Taylor.

The Army is investigating two soldiers who appeared in uniform as part of the Samoan delegation roll call. Will Marines investigate the two who opened the door for Trump, the ones who did for Melanie, the ones who played trumpet?

Dallas postal workers are questioning the dismantling of mail sorting machines: A picture from a postal worker obtained by NBC News shows mail equipment that has been taken apart. Workers say it's been going on since last month and no one has said why

In a pre-taped scene for RNC prime-time, Trump took part in a naturalization ceremony for five new citizens as acting Homeland Security secretary Chad Wolf administered the Oath of Allegiance, which violated a criminal provision of the Hatch Act.

TAXPAYERS shouldn't be PAYING to reelect the President.

Eric & Tiffany Trump both on message tonight

BREAKING: National Hurricane Center now expects rapidly intensifying Laura to become a catastrophic Category 4 hurricane.

."I don't want your pity... I want change." Jacob Blake's sister told reporters that even as he fights for his life with seven gunshot wounds from police officers, she isn't sorry or sad. She is angry and tired.

Two killed, one wounded by gunfire in Kenosha, Wis., during third night of protests over police shooting of Jacob Blake Jr.

Amazing context for a speech about the evils of nepotism

Rapid testing. NOW. hiding cases, under-counting, pretending there is no all bs. if trump cares for families and wants to fight for us as melania says, fight for rapid testing. He can make it happen. Why isnt he?

.@clairecmc is all out of fucks to give.

Here are the Key Messages for Wednesday morning for Hurricane #Laura. The full advisory is at and your local weather forecast is at

From #LincolnLeaks - #EricTrump accuses Democrats of disrespecting the flag while Don Jr commits an egregious Flag Code Violation and also heinous Fashion Crime in the Third Degree

New York's Central Park is set to unveil a statue of women's rights pioneers Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Sojourner Truth -- marking the park's first statue of real-life women.

FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn conceded that he overstated the results of using convalescent plasma on coronavirus patients

To be clear, I am not related to @PamBondi. In fact, “I don't know her at all, don't know what she's about, don't know where she comes from, know nothing about her.” @levparnas, on the other hand, remembers. #LevRemembers #VoteBlueToSaveAmerica

A federal program meant to help small businesses hurt by the coronavirus pandemic may have sent more than $1 billion to places it shouldn’t have gone