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Cambridge Analytica Executive Delivers Stunning Testimony In Senate Hearing

Mr. Wylie goes to Washington to help America better understand what we’re facing from social media.

May 18, 2018
net neutrality

Trumpist Media Ignores Struggle Over Net Neutrality

Today, senators voted on a resolution to undo a 2017 move by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to end net neutrality regulations, but major television and print media outlets have devoted little more than a few mentions to the issue.

May 17, 2018

After Anti-Abortion Group Promotes His Hotel, Trump To Keynote Gala

In anticipation of its annual gala, the anti-abortion group Susan B. Anthony List (SBA List) has been promoting official room blocks for the event at the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C.

May 16, 2018
Netanyahu, Trump

Meet The Wildly Bigoted Pastor Trump Sent To Jerusalem To Open The New Embassy

His views are extremely Islamophobic, anti-Semitic, anti-LGBT and anti-Mormon.

May 15, 2018
Sean Hannity

Behind Trump Madness Lurks ‘Kitchen Cabinet’ Led By Sean Hannity

Trump’s favorite Fox News sycophant Sean Hannity gets unlimited access and nightly calls.

May 15, 2018
Trump rabbit hole

Pence: More Americans Believe In God Because Trump Is President

Vice President Mike Pence delivered the commencement address to graduating students at a small, private, ultra-conservative Christian college in Michigan Saturday afternoon.

May 14, 2018

Gingrich’s Latest Grift Is A Bogus ‘History’ Course

A scammy online adventure with baklava, Ben Franklin, and lots of grifting.

May 13, 2018

Fox News Promotes Torture With Lies About Bin Laden

The 2014 Senate torture report revealed that the US collected key intelligence on bin Laden’s location without torture.

May 13, 2018

Trump Reaches Out To Console Racist Felon Candidate In West Virginia

Trump has a habit of reaching out to all the wrong people — while ignoring American heroes.

May 11, 2018

Hugh Hewitt Columns Praised Pruitt While His Law Firm Lobbied EPA

Hewitt’s firm represents “clients before the US Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Environmental Protection Agency”

May 9, 2018

While Covert Operatives Dug Dirt On Obama Aides, Gorka Smeared Them

Simultaneously, Sebastian Gorka, who at the time was deputy assistant to the president, was repeatedly going on Sean Hannity’s Fox News show to smear the same officials.

May 8, 2018

Expert Debunks Right-Wing Attacks On John Kerry Over Logan Act

The May 4 Globe story reported that Kerry has met twice with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif and French President Emmanuel Macron, has met German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, and has talked on the phone with a top European Union official as he seeks to preserve the nuclear deal.

May 8, 2018
Trump, Inauguration

Trump Trading Barbs With ‘Trumpier’ Candidate In West Virginia

On the eve of the primary, West Virginia’s most bombastic candidate, U.S. Senate hopeful Don Blankenship, has turned on the man he is emulating.

May 8, 2018

Marines Open Investigation Into Active-Duty White Supremacist

Stationed at North Carolina’s Camp Lejeune and assigned to the 2nd Marine Logistics Group, Pistolis has associated with an array of neo-Nazi organizations, including the National Socialist Movement, the Traditionalist Worker Party, and Atomwaffen Division, a clandestine group that aims to incite a race war, according to interviews and an analysis of video and online postings.

May 6, 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
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks during a news conference in Washington, U.S., May 26, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

GOP Blocks Investigation Of Chaplain’s Firing By Ryan

Ryan’s only vague reason for the move, which he offered after news of the forced resignation broke, is because, he says, some members felt their “pastoral needs” weren’t being met. But there is widespread feeling within Congress that Conroy, a Jesuit priest who leads the chamber in prayer, is being removed because he has emphasized equity in his work during the age of Trump.

April 28, 2018

Report: NRA Insiders Bracing For Probe Of Russian Connection

The NRA’s precautions could be little more than due diligence as the group faces inquiries from congressional investigators and the media about its relationship with Torshin. But the feeling among some officials internally is that the group appears to be readying for an investigation.

April 28, 2018

Trump Reveals Media Strategy To ‘Fox & Friends’

Trump spent much of his presidential campaign and presidency thus far embroiled in an ongoing war against what he terms the “fake news” media, and indeed today’s interview featured several such attacks, with the president calling out NBC’s Chuck Todd by name.

April 27, 2018
Paul Ryan, Affordable Care Act

Ryan Dismissed House Chaplain Who Prayed For ‘Justice’

In what may be a first in the long history of the U.S. House of Representatives, Republican Speaker Paul Ryan recently forced the House chaplain to resign. The spiritual leader was reportedly told by a top Ryan aide that if he didn’t resign, he would be fired.

April 27, 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

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
Rebekah Mercer

Mercers Finance Viral Message To Promote Pompeo

President Donald Trump’s nominee to replace Secretary of State Rex Tillerson as the country’s top diplomat, CIA director Mike Pompeo, is expected to win a Senate confirmation vote later this week even if he can’t muster the votes to win approval from the Senate Foreign Relations Committee today.

April 24, 2018

Sen. Hatch Encourages Trump Attacks On Justice Department

Republicans have consistently allowed Trump to threaten the officials investigating him with impunity, but one GOP senator has now gone so far as to say that Trump has the right to do so. On Monday morning, the Undercurrent published video of producer Lauren Windsor questioning Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) in the halls of Congress last week.

April 24, 2018

The Top Ten (Or 15 Or 20) Conspiracy Theories Consuming Trump’s Brain

If there was ever any doubt that conspiracy theories course through the dark, troubled mind of Donald Trump, his tweets in the weeks since he won the election should dispel that notion. Hot and bothered by the inconvenient fact that he lost the popular vote to Hillary Clinton by more than 2 million votes (and counting) and that he is president due only to the questionable decision…

April 23, 2018

Employee Sues Fox’s Ingraham For Pregnancy Discrimination

Wilson’s is the latest of multiple lawsuits alleging either discrimination or harassment at the hands of Fox News or Fox Business personalities. In 2016, the network infamously lost its founder, Roger Ailes, after former Fox host Gretchen Carlson sued him for sexual harassment, prompting many more women to come forward with their stories.

April 23, 2018