Tuesday, December 1, 2020

when you are running a very strong campaign


President-elect Joe Biden formally introduced his economic team on Tuesday, calling on them to lead America to a future of shared economic prosperity. "Our message to everybody struggling right now is this: Help is on the way," he said


So this is pretty big news: Barr made Durham a special counsel a couple weeks before the election so that it would be harder to fire him if Biden won. Durham’s probe has narrowed to “focus on the activities of the crossfire hurricane investigation”


BREAKING from CNN: “The Justice Department is investigating a potential crime related to funneling money to the White House in exchange for a presidential pardon, according to a court record unsealed on Tuesday by the chief judge of the DC District Court.”


Walmart and Amazon halted hazard pay for their frontline workers during a pandemic after making a combined $30,000,000,000 in profits this year. Shop small. Please.


Ron Johnson said the attorney general should “show everybody” his evidence about no mass fraud because “there’s enough suspicions” and “irregularities” there Asked if he's not satisfied with Barr's conclusion, Johnson added: "I think there is still enough questions outstanding”


After telling the Associated Press there is no evidence of fraud that would change the outcome of the election, Attorney General Bill Barr just arrived at the White House.


BREAKING: Attorney General William Barr tells AP that the Justice Department hasn't uncovered widespread voting fraud that could have changed 2020 election outcome.


#BREAKING: U.S. District Judge Jane Boyle in Dallas accepts the guilty plea of famed "Frack Master" Christopher Faulkner for securities fraud & tax evasion. Sentencing set for April 1. Faces up to 15yrs in prison, $250k fine for $80m oil & gas drilling scam


QAnon conspiracy theorist Johnny Enlow claims that Trump has the legal right to impose martial law and arrest and execute everyone involved in allegedly trying to steal the election from him


Giuliani discussed with Trump as recently as last week the possibility of receiving a pre-emptive pardon before Trump leaves office


Tyson Foods suspends managers who wagered on how many workers would be infected w COVID-19 in an outbreak at its plant in Waterloo, Iowa. At least 5 of the plant's 2,800 employees died in the outbreak that infected more than 1,000 workers by early May.


JUST POSTED: At the time @KLoeffler was opposing extending COVID relief aid, her husband, CEO of Intercontinental Exchange, was profiting off the pandemic with an $11b deal that would allow him to gain much control of the digital mortgage business


Fired cybersecurity chief Chris Krebs hints at legal action after Trump campaign lawyer Joe DiGenova said he should be executed


Fmr. Treasury Sec. Jack Lew on Republicans focusing on the national debt: “Just a few years ago, these same Republicans couldn’t care less about the cost of a tax cut that was irresponsible and added $2 trillion to the deficit.”


Bipartisan group of Senators prepares $908 billion stimulus plan, aiming to break partisan logjam


Why health officials are terrified of a pandemic Christmas


“An effort to hold U.S. chocolate companies responsible for child labor on farms supplying their cocoa goes before the Supreme Court today, as justices consider a lawsuit against Nestlé USA and Cargill...”




Half the public are willing to get vaccinated against COVID-19, the highest level yet


Are the REPUBLICANS still insisting on immunity from prosecution and lawsuits as part of the relief bill? Or will they "sneak" the provision in at the last minute?


White House Coronavirus Adviser Scott Atlas Legacy Will Be Propping Up Trump’s Most Dangerous Pandemic Impulses


Biden set to announce his economic team led by Janet Yellen, who face a dark winter outlook, split Congress


More Americans Pay Rent On Credit Cards As Lawmakers Fail To Pass Relief Bill


"President Trump’s political operation has raised more than $150 million since Election Day, using a blizzard of misleading appeals about the election to shatter fundraising records set during the campaign..."




Due to COVID-19 and the weakened economy, more than 50 million of our fellow citizens will need food in the coming months...more than ever before. If you can, consider a donation to a local food bank (we have @feedhopenow in central Florida), as they do phenomenal work.


Did his lawyer tell him to start admitting on air that it's all bs so they have a defense for the lawsuits?


The words that actually persuade people on the pandemic


God doesn't want you to die and he can talk to you anywhere.


"Regardless of your immigration status, you don't cease to be a whole person," New York AG James says, discussing US Supreme Court case over Trump admin.'s plan to exclude undocumented immigrants from census count.


In his first 100 days in office, President-elect Joe Biden is planning a push for a stimulus package as well as executive actions to advance his agenda and undo President Trump's undermining of agencies.


Dear @realDonaldTrump: You can pout, or you can sign the stimulus bill. The House passed two versions of the Heroes Act. All you have to do is ask the Senate for one of the bills and **your name** will be on the stimulus checks. Or you can let Biden get the credit. Up to you


It happened: Joe Biden and Kamala Harris received their first full intelligence briefings since the election, transition officials announced.


Trump and his patchwork of businesses are saddled with more than $1 billion in debt. Come January, he's going to be in some deep, deep financial trouble


The Trump admin will have no federal vaccine distribution plan. Trump is leaving the process to the states — setting up a confusing patchwork of distribution plans that could create unequal access to the life-saving shots.


Alexander #Lebedev says he doesn't know who poisoned #Navalny and #Skripal, dismisses the Steele dossier and says there are no "investigative reporters" in the west. And says he is "proud" of his time in the #KGB and "acquainted" with Boris #Johnson [Rus]


Blood samples collected by the American Red Cross show COVID-19 was circulating in the U.S. before Christmas last year


Georgia’s absentee voters are looking pretty fired up


I'd hope a libertarian and doctor would understand basic statistics and probabilities, but no. Rand Paul is the latest example of GOP leaders forcing us to guess if they are stupid, craven, immoral, or all three.


This pandemic has shone a light on our broken mental health care system—especially as it relates to our children. @JoeBiden and I are committed to expanding access to care and making sure our children have the help they need to thrive.


The official paperwork of President Donald Trump's pardon of Michael Flynn:


Doctor in viral photo comforting elderly COVID patient: I tried "to be a little more human"


Conspiracy theorist and COVID disinformation spreader Scott Atlas has resigned as Trump's special coronavirus adviser.


In Georgia, Dems have a GOP bad-faith problem. McConnell will try to strangle all compromise, to starve Biden's presidency with austerity. How do you drive this home to voters who want divided government, on the theory that it leads to good compromises?


As the US prepares for the first round of vaccinations to tackle Covid-19, infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci called on the public to "be part of the solution" and get vaccinated once it is available.


Scott Atlas repeatedly downplayed the coronavirus and resisted state measures to combat the worsening pandemic. Now he's out.


It’s ‘complicated’: Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam backtracks on plans to include her own job in anti-bribery law


Democrat hits back as Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam says ‘no regrets’ over handling of 2019 protests


Tomorrow, @chowtingagnes @joshuawongcf and Ivan Lam will be sentenced. Of the three, it is Agnes' first time in prison. In this profile, we look at how her star power made Demosisto a group with "genuine international appeal"


Trump sold cocaine out his towers & casinos for decades, laundered money for the russian mob, blackmailed his rivals & sexually assaulted women for sport and folks are like: ‘why didn’t anyone tell us about him’ it was never a secret, you just needed to look.


Fox News host and informal Trump adviser Sean Hannity called for President Trump to pardon himself and his family prior to exiting the White House in January


If you couldn’t figure out who was in an organized crime family during Trump and you’re sleuthing Biden’s podiatrist or Neera Tanden’s tweets, get out of the fucking news business.


The rent is due tomorrow, and @SenateMajLdr McConnell and the @SenateGOP still haven’t reinstated the $600 unemployment checks, extended unemployment programs, passed rental assistance, or anything else in months to help struggling families during this crisis. It's disgraceful.


My husband Siarhei Tsikhanouski has been imprisoned for half a year already. We communicate only through letters and his lawyer. He was able to call me once. Our 5-year-old daughter asks if her father is alive. And our family is just a case among 145 others in


Belarusian people demand release of all political prisoners. 145 families must reunite and stop suffering from state terror. I call on the EU/US/Canada on imposing sanctions and supporting Belarusians in their fight against regime. — Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya


Graham also told me that he spoke with Trump this weekend. “He's gonna fight for every vote and push systems to get better, and I said, ‘Keep it up.”


We’ve still never seen Trump’s school records, medical records or tax returns, but we have sure seen the results of not seeing them.


Jared is currently in Qatar and @JohnCornyn doesn't seem phased so something tells me transparency isn’t his thing so much as obstruction.


NEW: Scott Atlas has just resigned. If I hear the name again in 20 years it will be too soon.


Just left the classified briefing on the proposed massive, unprecedented arms sale to UAE, including F-35s and Reaper drones. Just a mind blowing number of unsettled issues and questions the Administration couldn’t answer. Hard to overstate the danger of rushing this though.


The pardon isn’t all encompassing and only address crimes linked to the Mueller investigation. Notice how DOJ had to make a motion before the Court again in order to dismiss the prosecution. If Judge Sullivan acknowledges the pardon as valid and not an attempt at


The president is currently retweeting multiple tweets from a user named Cat Turd and Republicans are like, “Joe Biden’s cabinet picks are too progressive!”


Edison County must be where Trump has been keeping his secret healthcare plan. And his tax returns. And his dignity.


I’ve been thinking for a while that Trump is going to turn against GOP after he leaves. Why not? It gives him attention. Willing to bet he’ll start his own “Trump” party (I don’t think he can resist having a party named after him)


President Trump repeatedly warned Americans that if they failed to reelect him, the stock market would implode. The Dow just had its best month since 1987.


Hannity: I don’t vet the information on this program that I give out


2020 in a nutshell


I feel like it's wrong that "Catturd" had to settle for the @catturd2 handle when the guy with the original @catturd is not doing much with it tbh


Trump’s personal attorney who is in prison took out a 2nd mortgage to silence a porn star trump had an affair with after paying off a guy with $12K in a Walmart bag that had a boxing glove in it to rig the polls for trump and @JohnCornyn wants Biden transparency


Trump continues to hide. He has no public events on his schedule tomorrow, according to the White House.


Missouri Senator Josh Hawley uses his sister's address as his voting address. He does not live at his sister's house. If this were an average citizen, this would be voter fraud. Why does the senator get a pass?


Jon Ossoff: "This is not just about Sen. Perdue's personal misconduct ... It's about the fact that he's been holding up relief for the very people he serves while enriching himself in office. Opposing $1,200 stimulus checks ... while he's been looking after himself."


Consumer groups say new Trump administration rules for airlines will hurt efforts to stop "deceptive practices"


My administration won’t just build back to the way things were before — we’re going to build back better. We’re going to ensure every single American has a fair shot to get ahead.


“His GPA did not warrant it, his SAT scores did not warrant it. We thought for sure, there was no way this was going to happen. Then, lo and behold, Jared was accepted.”


One of the witnesses in Sidney Powell’s new Michigan lawsuit says in a declaration he thinks there’s something fishy about election returns in Edison County, MI. Thing is, there is no Edison County in Michigan.