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Sunday, November 19, 2017
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Mueller Has Subpoenaed Documents Relating To Russia From The Trump Campaign: Report

The Wall Street Journal reports that a source has confirmed investigators under special counsel Robert Mueller subpoenaed the 2016 campaign of then-candidate Donald Trump for documents containing Russia-related keywords.

November 17, 2017
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Alabama Locals Say Roy Moore Was Banned From Mall For Harassing Teen Girls

While the active ban list for Alabama’s Gadsden Mall doesn’t have records going back into the 1970s, numerous sources told the New Yorker that GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore was banned over his harassment of teenage girls.

November 15, 2017
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Top Senate Democrat Wants Donald Jr To Testify In Public

Not only does Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Mark Warner (D-VA) want President Donald Trump’s son Don Jr. to testify, he wants the testimony to be public. During a discussion about who needed to be interviewed, Warner checked off two big names.

November 14, 2017
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Ivanka Trump And Jared Kushner Engaged In ‘Unethical’ Helicopter Use: Report

Unnamed officials told Newsweek that President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka and husband Jared Kushner used a helicopter owned by a Trump business for a personal vacation. Their use of the private aircraft “blurs the line” between the White House and the Trump family’s personal business interests, according to the officials, and appears to be unethical.

November 10, 2017
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Education Officials Expect Betsy DeVos To Resign From Trump Administration

Thomas Toch, director of independent education think tank FutureEd, told Politico that DeVos was ignorant of the job’s constraints when she accepted it and insiders are already preparing for her to vacate the position.

November 4, 2017
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Franken Rips Facebook Exec Over Russian Ad Buys

Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) asked Facebook vice president and general counsel Colin Stretch how it was possible not to notice Russia’s political advertising purchases made with a foreign currency. “How did Facebook, which prides itself in connecting data points, somehow not make the connection that electoral ads paid for in rubles were coming from Russia?” Franken asked Stretch.

November 2, 2017

Pat Robertson: Trump Must Shut Down Mueller Probe

Pat Robertson, the 700 Club host who once suggested gay men living with HIV try to infect others through handshakes, went on a rambling monologue in defense of President Donald Trump that suggested he shut down investigations into the Russia scandal and dismiss special prosecutor Bob Mueller.

November 1, 2017
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Carter Page Says He’s “Probably” On Russia Emails With Guilty Trump Aide

Host Chris Hayes could hardly believe his ears as Carter Page, a controversial former campaign aide to President Donald Trump, admitted during an MSNBC interview that he’s “probably” on multiple email chains about Russia with George Papadopoulos, who pled guilty after lying to the FBI.

November 1, 2017
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Trump Reportedly Wants The State Department To Rush Clinton’s Email Release To Distract From Russia Investigation

CNN’s Gloria Borger said that President Donald Trump has instructed the U.S. State Department to quickly release Hillary Clinton’s emails from the time she served as secretary of state. A backlog of Freedom of Information Act requests has reportedly slowed the process of releasing the emails to the public.

October 29, 2017
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David Petraeus Shames Sarah Sanders And Trump Administration

During an appearance on ABC’s This Week, retired general and former CIA director David Petraeus told host Martha Raddatz that White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was wrong when she said that criticizing “four-star Marine general” John Kelly was “inappropriate.

October 24, 2017
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McCain Trolls Draft-Dodging Trump

“One aspect of the conflict, by the way, that I will never ever countenance is that we drafted the lowest income level of America. And the highest income level found a doctor that would say that they had a bone spur,” McCain said. “That is wrong. That is wrong. If we are going to ask every American to serve, every American should serve.”

October 24, 2017
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Trump Campaign Staff Promoted Russian Trolling

Multiple members of Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign, including Donald Trump Jr., campaign manager Kellyanne Conway and other staffers circulated tweets by professional trolls on the payroll of the Russian government, according to a startling new report from the Daily Beast.

October 20, 2017
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Dallas, Texas, in this file photo taken September 14, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Stone/Files

Trump Sinks To New Low In Call To Grieving Widow Of Fallen Soldier

Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL) told CNN’s Don Lemon that President Donald Trump made a horrifying remark to the widow of fallen soldier Sgt. La David Johnson, who lost his life in Niger. “Basically he said, ‘Well, I guess he knew what he signed up for, but I guess it still hurt,'” Wilson recounted.

October 19, 2017

Trump Owns Fake Renoir That He Insists Is Real

Biographer Tim O’Brien told Vanity Fair an amazing anecdote about how President Donald Trump owns a Renoir print and straight-up refuses to acknowledge it’s not the original painting. O’Brien spotted the print on Trump’s plane and asked him if it was an original, apparently to see if he’d lie.

October 15, 2017
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Fox News Anchor Compares Trump To Nixon

President Trump may be treated well on the opinion shows at Fox News, but news anchor Shep Smith is holding nothing back about the president’s similarities to President Richard Nixon. A scandal involving journalists toppled Nixon’s presidency, and Smith believes Trump may be next.

October 13, 2017
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Watergate Journalist Carl Bernstein Says Republicans In Congress No Longer Believe Trump Is Fit For Presidency

Carl Bernstein, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist whose investigative work is considered a catalyst for the resignation of President Richard Nixon, made a startling claim on CNN about how members of today’s GOP-led Congress view President Donald Trump.

October 8, 2017
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Rex Tillerson’s Days In The Trump Administration Are Numbered: Report

The Washington Post released a lengthy report on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Wednesday night, based upon “the accounts of 19 current and former senior administration officials and Capitol Hill aides.” The piece makes it clear that Tillerson is expected to step down.

October 6, 2017
California Attorney General Kamala Harris speaks at the Center for American Progress' 2014 Making Progress Policy Conference in Washington, District of Columbia, U.S. November 19, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

Kamala Harris Backs Kneeling NFL Protesters In Speech To Atlanta Church

During remarks at Atlanta’s First Congregational Church, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) spoke out against President Donald Trump’s bullying of NFL protesters who kneel during the national anthem and described their action as a call to justice.

October 3, 2017

Trump Won’t Shut Up About The Size Of His Hands At Disaster Relief Events

President Trump, who was called a “short-fingered vulgarian” in the 1980s, is still feeling insecure about his hands. He brought up the size of his hands at a Hurricane Irma relief location run by the Red Cross in Florida, as he was handing out food. Trump claimed his hands were “too big” for the gloves.

September 16, 2017
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GOP Strategist Delivers Savage Tweetstorm Against Trump Supporters

Republican strategist Rick Wilson is among President Trump’s most intense critics. As right-wingers melted down over Trump’s decision to work with Democrats to save DACA recipients from deportation, Wilson was thoroughly enjoying himself.

September 16, 2017
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Congress Just Sent A Resolution Opposing White Supremacy To Trump’s Desk

A resolution offering forceful condemnation of white supremacists, neo-Nazis and other hate groups was passed unanimously by both chambers of Congress and sent to President Donald Trump’s desk on Tuesday. The language leaves no room for equivocation, explicitly condemning the vehicular killing of Heather Heyer as a “domestic terrorist attack.”

September 14, 2017
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Keith Olbermann Blasts Trump For Talking Through 9/11 Moment Of Silence

The GQ special correspondent explained that Trump managed to completely blow past the morning without a single tweet about 9/11, despite his propensity for tweeting incessantly. Later that day, Trump did tweet twice, but both were self-aggrandizing posts that looked like personal publicity ads.

September 13, 2017
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Donald Trump Reportedly Loved The Disturbing Steve Bannon ’60 Minutes’ Interview

President Donald Trump was apparently a huge fan of the Steve Bannon interview on “60 Minutes” with Charlie Rose. Bannon railed against Republicans for not being extreme enough, engaged in anti-immigrant rhetoric and called former FBI director James Comey’s firing the “biggest mistake in modern political history.” He also called the Russia investigation a “waste of time.”

September 13, 2017
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Latino GOP Organization President Rips Trump’s DACA Decision: ‘It’s Insulting And Sad’

Shortly after Attorney General Jeff Sessions broke the news that Trump would be ending the “Dreamers” program, also known as Deferred Actions for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Alfonso Aguilar appeared on CNN to voice his disgust. “It’s insulting and sad,” said the president of Latino Partnership for Conservative Principles. “If the goal of the President of the United States is to deal with ‘heart,’ as he said, with DACA recipients, then the president failed miserably.”

September 6, 2017
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Trump Expected To Kill DACA

President Donald Trump is expected to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy before September 5th. On that day, more than 10 states’ attorneys general will sue the Trump administration to kill DACA. Almost no one believes the Trump administration will defend the policy. But to end it would represent a profound moral failure, because the individuals punished would be those who have never broken the law of their own will.

August 28, 2017