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Monday, June 25, 2018
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Tax Cheating — It’s As American As Apple Pie

Which country do rich people willing to break the law to escape taxes favor most as the place to hide their money? Chances are you’re in it right now.

June 21, 2018
Canada's PM Trudeau delivers a statement on Parliament Hill in

Allies Condemn White House For Putting Kids In Cages

Shocking,’ ‘disturbing,’ and ‘wrong.’

June 21, 2018

Fox News Buries Audio Of Crying Migrant Kids

CNN and MSNBC have both repeatedly played the recording. Fox News has repeatedly glossed over and lied about the administration’s policy.

June 20, 2018
Travel Ban

Trump Appointee Aims To Shut Down Consumer Financial Protection Database

The Trump administration took down online records about abusive animal breeders, and now they’re considering ending an online complaint database about illegal fees…

June 20, 2018
Michael Cohen

Source: Michael Cohen May Cooperate With Mueller Probe

‘He knows a lot of things about the President.’

June 20, 2018
Romney begs Trump for a job

8 Governors Defy Trump, Refuse To Deploy Guard To Border

Governors of both parties are standing up to Trump and refusing to send their National Guard troops to the southern border as long as Trump continues to tear families apart.

June 20, 2018

Trump Reportedly Worried Only By ‘Optics’ Of Crying Migrant Kids

One Republican lawmaker told CNN that Trump said, “The crying babies doesn’t look good politically,”

June 20, 2018
Immigrant, ICE raids, Deportation

ICE Director Can’t Defend Trump’s Family Separations

When CNN’s Wolf Blitzer repeatedly pressed him on whether the policy is “humane,” Homan responded with a long pause and broke eye contact with the host.

June 20, 2018
Trump campaign, Lewandowski

On TV, Lewandowski Mocks Migrant Girl With Down Syndrome

Lewandoski tried to recover, but he clearly realized he had made himself look heartless and cruel.

June 20, 2018

How Republicans Went Soft On Communism

For decades, the Russians and Chinese dispatched spies and enlisted American sympathizers to try to harm the United States and tilt its policies in their favor.

June 19, 2018
Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker speaks at a news conference in Boston

GOP Governor Pulls National Guard From Border In Protest

Republican Gov. Charlie Baker is openly defying the Trump administration because of its ‘inhumane treatment of children.’

June 19, 2018

UN Official Blasts Trump’s Human Rights Violations At Border

Separating children from their parents at a young age can cause lifelong damage, experts say.

June 19, 2018

Sessions: Migrant Children Are Hostages To Trump’s Wall

Sessions and Trump are holding children hostage.

June 19, 2018
border wall

Listen To Children In Detention Crying As Border Patrol Agent Jokes

The baritone voice of a Border Patrol agent booms above the crying. “Well, we have an orchestra here,” he jokes. “What’s missing is a conductor.”

June 19, 2018
white house briefing missing immigrant children detained

Reporter Plays Tape Of Weeping Migrant Children At White House Briefing

A reporter turned on the audio recording as Kirstjen Nielsen defended the Trump administration’s immigration policies at a White House briefing.

June 19, 2018
Ivanka Trump

‘Trump Is Nixon’ Sign Greets Ivanka In California

President Donald Trump’s daughter and senior adviser Ivanka Trump was greeted by protesters in Fresno, California, on Monday as she arrived for a Republican fundraising event.

June 19, 2018

Judge In Voter Suppression Case Orders Kobach Return To Law School. Really.

Even more embarrassing than the loss, though, is that the judge thought Kobach’s performance in defending the policy was so bad that he literally has to go back to school.

June 19, 2018

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

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

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