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Thursday, May 24, 2018

#EndorseThis: Trevor Noah Says Trump And Sean Hannity Are The Real Animals

Sometimes you gotta feel sorry for President Trump. No, actually…no you don’t.

Several days ago, the POTUS referred to Mexican gang members as “animals” in such a context that reporters concluded he meant all undocumented immigrants. Partisans had their say in both directions. But just when we thought it had blown over, here comes comic Trevor Noah to gun down what’s left of Trump’s moxie.

Trevor reports that 45 and Fox News wing-nut Sean Hannity are phone pals, and that the pair often speak to one another “at bedtime,” almost as if they’re not homophobic. The Daily Show host sets aside any romantic notions quickly.…

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Dark Money Dominating Midterm TV Ad Campaign

Reprinted with permission from DCReport.


An influx of money from outside spending groups has goosed TV ad spending this mid-term season with a focus on special elections and contested primaries.

Spending is up nearly 90% compared to the same period in the 2014 mid-terms with more than $260 million spent on nearly 400,000 TV ads between January 1, 2017 and May 3, 2018, on races for House, Senate and governor, according to a report by the Wesleyan Media Project and the Center for Responsive Politics.

In fact, about $65 million was spent on roughly 150,000 ads in House and Senate special elections this cycle in Montana, Georgia, Pennsylvania and Alabama alone.…

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Trump Cronies Name FBI Informant, Crippling Law Enforcement

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Former Trump campaign aide Sam Nunberg may have endangered an FBI source when he blurted out a name on MSNBC. And it was surely no accident.

Trump and Republicans in Congress have been working to expose the identity of an alleged confidential FBI informant, which Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) warns could be a crime.

And on Sunday, Nunberg may have done just that by divulging the name of a person reporting suggests is the mystery informant.

Host Alex Witt referenced reports that an unidentified professor had met with Trump campaign officials. She noted that would hardly make him an implanted spy, as Trump has claimed.…

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