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Monday, June 18, 2018
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Visas

What It Really Means To Be Poor In America

Poverty meant buying yesterday’s — or even sometimes last week’s — bread.

June 18, 2018
Donald Trump, Press

Republicans Will Subpoena FBI Agent Over Anti-Trump Text Messages

The subpoena comes on the heels of a Department of Justice Inspector General’s report on the bureau’s handling of Clinton email investigation.

June 18, 2018
General John Kelly

How John Kelly Misled Congress About Family Separation Policy

Kelly made his false promise in the most racist possible way, claiming that children would only be taken away from their families ‘if the mother is sick or addicted to drugs or whatever.’

June 18, 2018
Nunes

Fox News Judge Denounces Devin Nunes’ Assault On Rule Of Law

But it is not the role of Congress to do this in the midst of a criminal investigation, and it is not the role of a congressional intelligence committee to scrutinize law enforcement.

June 17, 2018
Gene McCarthy

Where Is The Republican Gene McCarthy?

Twice in this campaign year, I have heard candidates publicly disparaging their opponents for, not unlike McCarthy, acting on conscience.

June 17, 2018
Obstruction

Four-Star General Recalls That Nazis Separated Families, Too

When the government is helmed by leaders with an insatiable appetite for cruelty, even the unthinkable must be considered.

June 17, 2018
Trump, Russia

Russian State TV Boasts ‘Crimea Is Ours, Trump Is Ours!’

Russian state media is celebrating after Trump told G7 leaders that Crimea belongs to Russia because everyone who lives there speaks Russian.

June 17, 2018
U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump's senior campaign adviser Paul Manafort (L) answers a question from a reporter as he walked into a reception with former Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson, (C), at the Republican National Committee Spring Meeting at the Diplomat Resort in Hollywood, Florida, April 21, 2016. REUTERS/Joe Skipper

Trump Lies About His Jailed Campaign Manager

But Trump’s oddly specific lie that Manafort only worked for him for 49 days is especially galling.

June 17, 2018
Viewing stands for inaugural donors under construction

Hey Republicans! Where’s That $4000 Raise Promised To American Workers?

So now, workers across America are wondering, “Where’s that raise?”

June 17, 2018
Trump's children to run blind trust and transition team

Cuomo Could Order Criminal Prosecution Of Trump Foundation

Trump used $258,000 of charity money to settle lawsuits, a clear violation of the law.

June 17, 2018
Sessions, Department Of Justice

Trump Can Advance Justice — And Annoy Jeff Sessions, Too

In Sessions’ view, letting a small-time crack dealer go free after 10 years rather than 20 “sends the message that the United States government is not serious about combating drug crimes.”

June 16, 2018
Trump is ripping us off

Zany White House Freak Show Distracts From Crooked Machinations

The helter-skelter zaniness, however, is like a magician’s smokescreen – a distraction from the Trumpsters’ sleight-of-hand manipulations being made daily out of public view.

June 16, 2018
Mueller

In 42 Days, Trump And Sessions Ripped 2000 Children From Their Families

Nearly 2,000 children have been taken away from their families in just the first 42 days of Trump’s thuggish new policy.

June 16, 2018

Former Trump Campaign Manager Manafort Now Behind Bars

Federal Judge Amy Berman Jackson revoked former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort’s house arrest on Friday and sent him to jail following accusations of witness tampering.

June 16, 2018
Trump

Shady Cambridge Analytics Operatives Hired For Trump Campaign 2020

Former operatives from Cambridge Analytica, the shady data firm Trump used to suppress votes and run racist ads, are secretly working with his re-election campaign.

June 16, 2018
Michael Cohen

FBI Recovers Documents Shredded And Hidden By Cohen

Investigators have uncovered a large trove of documents and data that Cohen appears to have kept hidden.

June 16, 2018
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S., July 5, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Leaked Israeli Intel Report Disputes Trump On North Korea Deal

An Israeli intelligence report concludes that the U.S. ‘retreated from its position’ on several key issues during talks with North Korea.

June 16, 2018
Trump aides coordinated with Russians

As Manafort Goes To Jail, Trump Keeps Whining

Since he has been accused of conspiring to influence testimony in conjunction with someone believed to have ties to Russian intelligence, Manafort is actually now officially charged with crimes that could be called “Russian collusion.”

June 16, 2018

Higher Prices, Fewer Voices: Big Telecoms Devour The Internet

Within days Trump promoted a Federal Trade Commission member, Ajit Pai, to chairman. The former Verizon lawyer was first appointed by Former President Barack Obama.

June 15, 2018
Comey

James Comey Used Personal Gmail For FBI Business, Really

Former FBI director James Comey used his personal email to conduct official FBI business, even as he publicly criticized Hillary Clinton.

June 15, 2018
FBI

Trump’s FBI Director Rebuts Trump’s Attack On Bureau

Christopher Wray, Trump’s handpicked FBI director, threw some delightful shade at Trump during a press conference Thursday afternoon.

June 15, 2018
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses the media regarding donations to veterans foundations at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York, U.S., May 31, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

The 7 Reasons Why New FBI Report Won’t Make Trump Happy

At more the 500 pages, the meticulously crafted report is filled with countless details and appears to be the result of a painstaking investigation.

June 15, 2018
Trump's children to run blind trust and transition team

New York Attorney General Sues To Dissolve ‘Persistently Illegal’ Trump Foundation

Trump used his ‘charity’ for his own private use and to assist his presidential campaign, according to the New York attorney general, and now he and kids are getting sued.

June 15, 2018
Border Wall

After Border Cruelty, No More Excuses For Trump

So no, I am not interested in listening to why Trump “isn’t all bad,” and for the life of me, I can’t imagine how anyone still says that out loud.

June 15, 2018
Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton’s Perfect Retort To FBI Inspector’s Report

Comey, of all people, engaged in the same actions that consumed her campaign will go down in history as one of the great twisted ironies of our time.

June 15, 2018