Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Mnuchin Plans to Put $455 Billion Beyond Yellen’s Easy Reach


‘Cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs’: CNN’s Acosta slams Trump appearing before reporters to grab credit for DOW hitting 30,000


Dear @realDonaldTrump: You stated the Dow would collapse if @JoeBiden won. The opposite has occurred


There's notice of a settlement in the suit of Joel and Mary Rich against Fox News et al. for infliction of emotional distress over the network's retracted promotion of the Seth Rich conspiracy theory.


BREAKING: Delaware computer repairman at center of Hunter Biden laptop scandal closes shop and skips town


Don't miss @StephenAtHome sitting down (in person!) with President @BarackObama TONIGHT at 11:35pm ET/PT on @CBS


You know, if I'd killed a few people - even if I thought it was in self-defense - it would haunt me for the rest of my life. I'm not sure I'd be smiling like I'm at Disney World after a washed up actor and the My Pillow guy bailed me out.


NEW YORK (AP) — Dow Jones Industrial Average trades above 30,000 points as stocks continue to climb on vaccine hopes, Biden transition.


Joe Biden: "America is back."


BREAKING: OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma pleads guilty to federal criminal charges, formally admitting role in opioid crisis.


This is such a flagrant abuse of power, even Trump isn’t defending David Perdue


.@ABC NEWS SPECIAL REPORT: President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris introduce their Cabinet nominees and appointees to key national security and foreign policy posts in Wilmington, Delaware


Ivanka Trump’s childhood best friend, Lysandra Ohrstrom, tore her apart in a scathing Vanity Fair article, but the so-called “class traitor” isn’t finished yet


Again, Mictch McConnell has refused a vote on the @HouseDemocrats’ covid #HeroesAct for 6 MONTHS because he wants a corporate liability waiver and Nancy Pelosi refused to give up the lives of workers. We deserve #StimulusNow with REAL worker protections!


Again, Mictch McConnell has refused a vote on the @HouseDemocrats’ covid #HeroesAct for 6 MONTHS because he wants a corporate liability waiver and Nancy Pelosi refused to give up the lives of workers. We deserve #StimulusNow with REAL worker protections!


A meeting between Pope Francis and five NBA players on Monday at the Vatican was an opportunity to expand global awareness of the players' efforts to promote social justice after the deaths of several Black Americans at the hands of the police.


A pro-military, pro-cop coffee company declined to sponsor the teenager accused of murder, and all hell broke loose


Russia says it forced the USS John S. McCain out of its waters after a standoff


About 5.8 million adults say they are somewhat to very likely to face eviction or foreclosure in the next two months


Former Congressman and current White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows appears to have violated the law by charging his campaign and PAC thousands of dollars in personal expenses


“[Mitch McConnell’s] Senate has confirmed six district court nominees since the election ... The move broke a ‘123-year tradition against voting on judicial nominees of an outgoing president of the defeated party during a lame duck session.’”


Russia’s vaccine for #COVID19 also out yesterday—but I didn’t report it because its 92% efficacy results “don’t pass the smell test”, says many experts. Why? Unlike others, 🇷🇺 reported only 20 total cases in vaccinated & placebo groups—far too unreliable.


U.S. stock futures climbed after President Trump said his aides would cooperate with President-elect Joe Biden’s transition to the White House


A major Trump donor’s company got a 3 percent government-backed pandemic loan. It sells title loans at a 350 percent annual rate.


Exiting Trump puts dubious characters in top roles at Pentagon, NSA


Trump dismantles decades-old surveillance treaty irreparably on his way out the door


Will Trump’s Accusers Finally Get Their Day in Court? He soon will be unable to hide from the women suing him for defamation.


McConnell says he will not negotiate with Democrats on liability protections in coronavirus bill


A major Trump donor’s company got a 3 percent government-backed pandemic loan. It sells title loans at a 350 percent annual rate.


“Pope Francis’s remarks on Uighurs are totally groundless,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said


.@joshuawongcf's brave efforts in support of democracy in #HongKong are an inspiration to the world. The charges against him, Agnes Chow, Ivan Lam & all the others punished for exercising their human rights should be dropped. A stronger international response is necessary!


#HongKong court has denied bail to activists @joshuawongcf, @chowtingagnes and Ivan Lam. All three will remain in custody until the sentencing hearing on Dec 2.


Joshua Wong and two other Hong Kong pro-democracy activists pleaded guilty to illegal assembly charges over 2019 protests and were immediately jailed pending sentencing next week


Joe Biden’s selection of Janet Yellen as Treasury secretary signals he plans an aggressive bid to revive the world’s biggest economy


Kelly Loeffler has a jet. Must be nice. — Stephen King


Biden told King Abdullah of Jordan he wants to work with him on "supportin a two state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict"


Breaking: David Dinkins, New York City’s first Black mayor who offered himself as a peacemaker to a troubled city, has died at 93


Your moment of zen.


Sen. Dianne Feinstein: "After serving as the lead Democrat on the Judiciary Committee for four years, I will not seek the chairmanship or ranking member position in the next Congress."


Traditional Rally of elderly & pensioners today in Minsk - sweet old ladies & gentlemen walking. Belarusians do not feel safe in their own country because unidentified persons act violently. These are people who are supposed to protect you, but in #Belarus the opposite is true.


Opinion: Perdue and Loeffler already betrayed voters’ trust


Biden to nominate Avril Haines as next director of national intelligence and she would be the first woman to hold the position


They’re learning the hard lesson of nepotism: You’re only as important as the parent you’re sucking the fame from. When that subsides, so do you.


Joe Biden's move into the White House could spell a difficult four years for Turkey's leadership


.@Lawrence says Emily Murphy has taken ownership of a “crime against democracy.”


BREAKING—“Essential” workers will likely get vaccine first, ahead of the elderly. Where are 87 mil essential workers? Besides healthcare:


Trump Exits Open Skies Treaty, Moves to Discard Observation Planes


Fox News spreads disease & still has hosts trying to overturn the election with their lies. Here are some of their sponsors


Here's how a "dark money" campaign helped prop up phantom candidates in three Florida state Senate races


‘We have a vaccine for the whole world,’ says Oxford professor – video



Trump and his gang have been making many of us lose sleep about the breakdown of the rule of law. Now it's time for them to lose sleep about its return!


Speaking of breaking the law to win the election…


Coronavirus denialism kills. Virus deniers have blood on their hands. 📌 Also: it shouldn’t take the death of a major city’s fire chief before people take #COVID19 seriously.


"In a move that could complicate President-elect Joe Biden’s options if he sought to re-enter the agreement, the Trump administration is taking steps to dispose of the two specially equipped OC-135B planes the US has used to carry out Open Skies flights."


General Motors says it will no longer support the Trump administration in legal efforts to end California's right to set its own clean-air standards. CEO Mary Barra urged other automakers to do the same.


#Breaking: GSA’s Emily Murphy signs off and says the transition can begin


Publix Refused to Let Deli Employee Who Died From COVID-19 Wear a Mask: Lawsuit