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Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Caroline Orr
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a joint news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the East Room of the White House in Washington

Burn! Via BBC, Royal Wedding Humiliates Trump Again

Well played, BBC. Well played.

May 20, 2018

Explosive New Report Implicates Trump Campaign In ‘Collusion’ With Gulf States

House intel Republicans said they found no evidence of collusion or crimes. Perhaps that’s because they didn’t look for either.

May 20, 2018
Trump, Media

With New Ebola Outbreak, Trump Cripples Global Health Security Team

As a new Ebola outbreak was declared on Tuesday, Trump called to rescind emergency outbreak funding and the White House abruptly disbanded its global health security team.

May 13, 2018
NRA wayne lapierre

NRA Suffers Embarrassing Defeat In Deep Red Oklahoma

Oklahoma’s Republican Gov. Mary Fallin vetoed an NRA-backed gun bill on Friday, dealing a major blow to the gun group.

May 13, 2018
Trump, Obamacare, Congress

Nobel-Winning Doctors’ Group Denounces Trump Pharma Plan

The international humanitarian group Doctors Without Borders issued a stinging rebuke of Trump’s plan to address prescription drug costs by pandering to the pharmaceutical industry.

May 12, 2018

Senate Intel Chair Dismisses Bogus House Report On Russia

‘I’m not sure that the House was required to substantiate every conclusion with facts.’

May 10, 2018
Russia, Putin

Stormy’s Lawyer Says Putin Pal Paid $500,000 To Michael Cohen

In an explosive new report, Michael Avenatti claims that a sanctioned Russian oligarch may have reimbursed Trump’s fixer, Michael Cohen, for the hush money paid to Stormy Daniels.

May 9, 2018
NRA

NRA Concealing Russia Ties On Eve Of Big Convention

Reprinted with permission from Shareblue.com. As Trump and Pence prepare to speak at the NRA’s annual convention on Friday, the gun group is still refusing to answer questions about its ties to Russia. The issue will be the elephant in the room at this year’s convention, which comes just a week after the House Intelligence Committee’s Minority […]

May 4, 2018
Nunes

Struggling To Hold His Seat, Devin Nunes Blames ‘Radical Leftists’

Reprinted with permission from Shareblue.com. With his House seat no longer considered ‘safe’ by election forecasters, Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) is looking for someone to blame for his failing re-election campaign. Instead of considering that his own failures may explain his sinking campaign, Nunes is pointing the finger at the right-wing’s go-to boogeyman: “radical leftists.” In a fundraising email sent on […]

April 29, 2018

House Intel Committee Ignored Evidence Of Trump-Russia Ties

Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee released a report Friday summarizing the findings from their investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. But before they could finish saying “no collusion!”, a slew of damning new evidence was made public in the form of a Minority report — and unlike Republican committee members, Democrats brought receipts.

April 28, 2018
Bannon history attacking women

Whistleblower: Bannon Aimed To Suppress Dem Voters, Tested Putin’s Popularity

Former Trump campaign CEO and White House chief strategist Steve Bannon directed Cambridge Analytica — the scandal-plagued data firm hired by the Trump campaign — to research voter suppression tactics to discourage Democrats from voting in the 2016 presidential election, according to whistleblower Christopher Wylie.

April 27, 2018
Ben Carson, HUD

Carson’s HUD Will Triple Rents On Low-Income Households

Carson’s proposal is also expected to add work requirements for everyone who receives federal housing subsidies, according to the Washington Post. The latest figures show that about 75 percent of those receiving housing assistance are either working or recently worked.

April 26, 2018
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He’s For Sale: How A Nazi-Linked Former Trump Adviser Does Politics

Having failed to secure an endorsement from Trump, Republican Senate candidate Kelli Ward of Arizona decided to go after a more attainable target, setting her sights on fired Trump adviser and Nazi sympathizer Sebastian Gorka. Ward got the endorsement, which she proceeded to tout on social media, Fox News, and pretty much anywhere else she got the opportunity.

April 25, 2018
Kris Kobach, Muslim Ban, Terrorism

Republican Kobach Lashes Out Childishly At Student Gun Protesters

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach lashed out at a group of students protesting against gun violence Friday, telling them to “stay in class” and study the Second Amendment. Kobach made the remarks Friday morning, as tens of thousands of students streamed out of their classrooms as part of a National School Walkout to demand action on gun violence.

April 22, 2018
Trump, Obamacare, Congress

After Caving On Sanctions, Trump Says He’s ‘Tough’ On Russia

Trump reiterated his claim on Wednesday that “there has been nobody tougher than me” on Russia, just days after he publicly undermined his own administration’s plan to impose additional sanctions on Russia. Trump made the remarks at the end of a joint press conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday evening.

April 19, 2018
equality

Female Challengers Outpace GOP Incumbents In Money Race

More than 40 House Democratic candidates outraised Republican incumbents in the first quarter of 2018, according to the Cook Political Report. Half of those 40 Democrats are women. From deep red districts to Democratic strongholds and everywhere in between, women are outpacing Republican congressmen in fundraising, sometimes by two-to-one margins.

April 19, 2018
Trump, Putin, Russia

Cornered Trump Unravels Before Breakfast: Attacks Comey, Hillary, Mueller

Starting at 7:42 a.m., Trump fired off tweets every 10-15 minutes for nearly an hour and a half, lashing out at everyone from former FBI Director James Comey and special counsel Robert Mueller to Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton, former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, former Attorney General Loretta Lynch, the “Fake News” media, and the DNC.

April 16, 2018
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during a round table with the Republican Leadership Initiative at Trump Tower in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., August 25, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Trump Allies Are Helping Russia Spread Lies About Brutality In Syria

As a supporter of the Syrian regime, Russia has a vested interest in coming to the aid of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, whether that means providing military support or launching an information war to undermine critics of the regime. But Russia isn’t acting alone.

April 16, 2018
journalists

Sarah Sanders’ Fake Syria ‘War Room’ Photo Backfires Spectacularly

And so on Saturday night, Sanders tweeted out an “official” photo of the Situation Room, writing, “Last night the President put our adversaries on notice: when he draws a red line he enforces it. (Inside the Situation Room as President is briefed on Syria – Official WH photos by Shealah Craighead).”

April 16, 2018
Robert Mueller

Mueller Has Evidence Of Trump Lawyer’s Prague Trip In 2016

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team reportedly has evidence that Trump’s personal attorney and “fixer” Michael Cohen traveled to Prague during the 2016 presidential campaign — a potentially explosive development that could prove to be the strongest evidence yet of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.

April 14, 2018

In New Book, Lifelong Republican Comey Excoriates GOP And Trump

Former FBI Director James Comey took a swipe at Republican leaders in Congress who have “stood idly by” or remained “silent” while Trump attacks our institutions and undermines our democracy. Comey, a lifelong Republican until recently, delivered the stinging rebuke in a passage from his upcoming book, “A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership,” part of which was published by the Washington Post on Thursday.

April 13, 2018

White House Aide Explains: “Fake News” Means Criticism Of Trump

Todd made the remarks during a segment on NBC’s “Meet the Press” during which Navarro characterized the Washington Post as “fake news.” Disputing a recent story in the Post about Chief of Staff John Kelly reportedly threatening to quit his job, Navarro took a jab at the newspaper, saying, “When you read stuff in the Washington Post, frankly, that’s fake news most of the time.”

April 9, 2018
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‘Take That Down’: Fox Show Displays Anti-Fox Polling Data

In an unusual twist, Fox News actually reported on something accurately Sunday — just not on purpose. The inadvertently honest moment took place during a segment on Fox News’ “Media Buzz,” when host Howard Kurtz accidentally showed a graph revealing that Fox is the least trusted of any major cable news network.

April 9, 2018
Stormy Daniels’ attorney

Stormy Daniels’ Attorney On Trump’s Denial: ‘Christmas Has Arrived’

Trump broke his silence on Stormy Daniels Thursday evening, denying any knowledge of the $130,000 payment his personal attorney made to the porn star in exchange for her silence just days before the 2016 presidential election. Trump’s denial was nothing less than a gift for Michael Avenatti, the lawyer representing Daniels in a lawsuit seeking to void a non-disclosure agreement blocking her from publicly speaking about her sexual encounter with Trump.

April 8, 2018
Poll

Trump’s Easter Message: A Racial Tirade Against Children

Trump spent Easter morning rage-tweeting about immigration and threatening to punish children by ending his support for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, an Obama-era policy that allows qualified undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children to stay in the country.

April 2, 2018