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Papadopoulos Claimed Trump Campaign Approved Russia Meeting

For ‘low level volunteer,’ Papadopoulos sought high profile as Trump adviser

Not your 'low level volunteer'   KNOW COMMENT: THE DONALD’S FOREIGN POLICY   and   Trump's foreign policy team baffles GOP experts

​​2016 Under Scrutiny: A Timeline Of Russia Connections

Sean Hannity’s rambling defense of Trump, visualized

Ongoing Trump Migraine: His Initial Foreign Policy Team

Clovis said to be 'cooperative witness' in Senate Russia probe

John Kelly: It's 'distracting' for Trump to be investigated

How early on did Trump know about Russian 'dirt' on Hillary Clinton?

Trump to sign repeal of consumer bureau arbitration rule

The real John Kelly slowly revealing himself at White House

John Kelly is starting to sound like Trump's 'Mini Me'

Kelly was brought to the White House to impose order. Now he’s stirring controversy.

John Kelly gets Civil War history wrong

Historians respond to John F. Kelly’s Civil War remarks: ‘Strange,’ ‘sad,’ ‘wrong’

White House press secretary argues that the Civil War wasn’t about race

White House wants credit for Papadopoulos arrest

Trump tax plan has lackluster public support, poll says

Sarah Sanders’s questionable argument that paying taxes is like buying beers

Sarah Sanders' massive exaggeration about Clinton's 'collusion' with the Russians


Pruitt Bars Some Scientists From Advising E.P.A.

​Uranium One, the bizarre Clinton-Russia story lighting up right-wing news, explained

​Rigged: How Voter Suppression Threw Wisconsin to Trump


Monday, October 30, 2017

From Trump's Talking Points Network:   Trump unsteady with base as Mueller storm sets in

I’m Not Shaming Trump Supporters—Trump Supporters Are

When Politics Becomes Your Idol

Robert Mueller Releases Information Showing Trump Campaign Tried to Collude With Russia

How Key Trump Associates Have Been Linked to Russia

Who's who in Trump-Russia saga

The definitive Trump-Russia timeline of events

The Real Bombshell Wasn't Manafort, It Was Papadopoulos


‘The Russians Have Succeeded Beyond Their Wildest Expectations’

Robert Mueller’s Show of Strength: A Quick and Dirty Analysis

Manafort Indictment Is Bad News for Trump

Will Manafort Sing?

Special counsel's office: Papadopoulos 'small part' of 'large scale investigation'

Trump adviser pleads guilty to lying about talks with Russian intermediary about stolen emails

‘Putin’s Niece’ Catfished Trump Aide, Offered Kremlin Meeting

Mueller discloses Trump campaign aide pleaded guilty to lying about Russian contacts

Manafort, Gates put under house arrest

Paul Manafort, Ex-Chairman of Trump Campaign, and Associate Plead Not Guilty to Money Laundering

Manafort charges grew out of records seized in 'no-knock' raid

Highlights from Mueller indictment of Manafort, Gates

For Trump, Indictment of Former Top Lieutenant Raises the Stakes

Manafort Indictment Should and Shouldn't Terrify Trump

Upstairs at home, with the TV on, Trump fumes over Russia indictments

Trump 'seething' as Mueller probe reaches former aides

Mueller’s moves send message to other potential targets: Beware, I’m coming

Manafort indictment can't be separated from Trump | Trudy Rubin

Fact-checking Sarah Sanders' post-indictment briefing

Poll: Trump hits all-time low in job approval

Trump tweets that crimes alleged in Manafort indictment took place before he joined the campaign. That's not true

What a presidential president would have said about Mueller’s indictments

Charges against Paul Manafort, Rick Gates and George Papadopoulos: What we know now

How Paul Manafort Spent His Laundered Millions

Paul Manafort’s Ambition Set the Stage for His Downfall

Robert Mueller Is Just Getting Started

Both Campaigns Sought Russian Dirt. Clinton's Way Was Legal.

I was never a Hillary supporter either,  Powerful lobbyist Tony Podesta steps down amid Mueller’s Russia probe

U.S. regulator asks Trump not to dismantle class-action rule

Trump's Ban on Transgender Soldiers Is Blocked by U.S. Judge

Russian Influence Reached 126 Million Through Facebook Alone

Twitter will tell Congress that Russia's election meddling was worse than we first thought

U.S. House tangles with top tax issues, bill's timetable in doubt

GOP tax plan will explode deficit: Wharton study

Why lie Press Secretary?   Sarah Sanders' massive exaggeration about Clinton's 'collusion' with the Russians

Fox News is attacking the families of the judges presiding over the Manafort indictment

NOT Draining the Swamp!  Backed by UnitedHealth, HHS nominee would now help oversee it

John Kelly refuses to apologize for false attacks on Florida congresswoman

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is embroiled in more than one scandal


Sunday, October 29, 2017

Trump’s Approval Rating Drops to Lowest Level Yet in New NBC News/WSJ Poll

Special counsel's Russia probe entering new phase with first charges

Robert Mueller’s Office Will Issue First Indictment Monday, Sources Confirm


In series of tweets, Trump calls investigation into his campaign’s ties to Russia a ‘witch hunt’

Dread, expectation hang over Washington before Mueller sweep

As Russia case unfolds, Trump and Republicans go to battle with Clinton and Democrats

Bharara: watch Trump's response to Mueller

Column  Anti-Trump Republicans have three options — but only one can save their party

Puerto Rico's Dire Health-Care Crisis

Puerto Rico's governor calls for cancellation of controversial contract

Puerto Rico utility authority moves to cancel controversial Whitefish power deal after governor's criticisms

Confusion clouds open enrollment with Republicans still eager to dismantle Obamacare

Republicans, desperate for a win, already face setbacks as they prepare to unveil tax bill this week

Donald Trump Wants to Raise Your Taxes

House GOP concedes on property tax deduction

As globe warms, Trump doubles down on fossil fuels

​NOT Draining the Swamp!    Swamp Things: More Than 50% of President Trump’s Nominees Have Ties to the Industries They’re Supposed to Regulate

The ecological disaster that is Trump’s border wall: a visual guide


Saturday, October 28, 2017

Trump’s Legacy: Damaged Brains

‘It’s just messed up’: Most think political divisions as bad as Vietnam era, new poll shows

Week 23: Mueller Bombs Trump's Big Week

Trump team’s response to Russia news: Focus on Clinton, leaks or anything else

Mueller's latest move has Trump's staunchest allies melting down on Twitter


​Trump lawyers scramble to prepare for new stage of Russia probe

Another Trump lie, no foreign deals,  Trumps set to launch two real estate projects in India, despite conflict-of-interest concerns

​One word,  WHY????? DeVos may abandon Obama policy of fully forgiving debt of defrauded students: report

​​My Response to Senator Lamar Alexander on Betsy DeVos's Confirmation to the U.S. Department of Education Secretary

‘You’re a Quadriplegic’: A Las Vegas Victim Faces a Hard Reality

​​GOP tax bill shrouded in secrecy

Ryan loses key ally on tax reform after switch on breaks for homeowners


Friday, October 27, 2017

Report: First charges approved in Robert Mueller's Russia investigation

First charges filed in Russia probe led by U.S. Special Counsel: source

Trump associate Cohen sold four NY buildings for cash to mysterious buyers

MUST READ Contract!  You will not believe this!   Here's What's In That $300 Million Whitefish Contract

Puerto Rico Is Burning Its Dead, And We May Never Know How Many People The Hurricane Really Killed

Trump. Cambridge Analytica. WikiLeaks. The connections, explained.

Carl Bernstein: Trump 'trying to sabotage' Robert Mueller's investigation

Manafort Realtor testified before grand jury in Russia probe

Conservative website first paid Fusion GPS for Trump research

Trump wants subsidies for coal companies, not health insurers

All of the women who have accused Trump of sexual harassment are lying, the White House says

Criticizing evangelical leaders, Christian clergy hold protest at the Mexican border wall

Evangelicals and Catholics made their peace. Catholics are paying the price.

Show Us Donald Trump’s Christianity (To Pastors, Evangelists, and Christian Leaders)


Under Trump's new refugee ban, nearly half of refugees still blocked

​​Sen. Lindsey Graham: If we don't pass tax reform, Democrats will take the House and try to impeach Trump

Billionaire Republicans Privately Diss Trump

Republicans see need for speed to satisfy Trump's tax overhaul demands

Tax cuts are worse than unwarranted. They’re dangerous.

Here's Why the Middle Class Must Pay More Taxes, Not Less

Trump's Tax Plan and How It Would Affect You

‘You avoid Fake News that way’: New York Times reporter socks it to EPA press office

Unpacking Uranium One: Hype and Law

Claims of Clinton-Russia Uranium Collusion Are A Real Empty Barrel


Thursday. October 26, 2017


Yes, the Russia-Trump Investigation Is Real

The Recruitables: Why Trump’s Team Was Easy Prey for Putin

Trump Made the Swamp Worse. Here’s How to Drain It.

No network has interviewed Trump more than Fox. Here’s what they’ve asked him.

Two new inquiries into controversial Puerto Rico power grid contract

Puerto Rico's power outages are the largest in US history, report says

Trump campaign is abruptly trying to distance itself from data firm it paid millions. Here’s why.

Trump Campaign Downplays Cambridge Analytica Role


An intern at the Trump campaign data firm, Cambridge Analytica, appears to have left sensitive voter targeting tools online for nearly a year

Trump falsely claims (again) that he coined the term ‘fake news’

GAO to investigate Trump's voter fraud commission

Computer files at the heart Georgia election security case deleted day after suit filed

Video Fact Check: John F. Kelly vs. Rep. Frederica S. Wilson

Trump praised for discussing opioids, criticized for not providing money

Trump Declares Opioid Crisis a ‘Health Emergency’ but Requests No Funds

Trump health official Seema Verma has a plan to slash Medicaid rolls. Here’s how

U.S. veterans to Trump: Save bank customers' rights to sue

Trump’s Tax Plan Is a Huge Giveaway to Foreign Stockowners

Puerto Rico just hired 2 contractors with little experience to fix its broken power grid


​​Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Trump campaign analytics company contacted WikiLeaks about Clinton emails


​​Fox News Poll: Storms erode Trump's ratings

Poll: Voters see Trump as reckless, not honest

Pitched as Calming Force, John Kelly Instead Mirrors Boss’s Priorities

Donald Trump gets lots of standing ovations. Believe me.

Cruz on GOP-Trump feud: 'Shut up and do your job'

Donald Trump went to an Ivy League school -- and other random thoughts from that absolutely wild press conference

Trump Cost Taxpayers $1M in One Week in His War on Obamacare

Trump’s War on Obamacare Cost Taxpayers $1 Million During His First Week in Office

Las Vegas shooting victims struggle to afford mounting medical costs


This IS NOT Draining The Swamp:   With business booming under Trump, private prison giant’s leaders gathered at president’s resort

Trump who? Republicans seem to be totally ignoring the president on taxes.

Fewer than a third of Americans back Trump tax plan: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Sad - This Republican senator doesn't think it's his job to say when Trump is lying


New VA hospital rankings: The worst still the worst


Trump offer to pay Russia probe legal bills for aides is a terrible idea

White House facing scrutiny for Russia sanctions delay

What the Trump dossier says — and what it doesn’t

What to Know About the Dossier of Trump Research and Who Paid for It

The Trump campaign is scrambling to distance itself from Cambridge Analytica amid Assange-Hillary Clinton email flap

Under Trump, Made in America Is Losing Out to Russian Steel

Why does Donald J. Trump keep going against the people that voted for him? This might come back to haunt him in 2020?   Trump Administration Chooses Big Meat Over Little Farmers

Jeff Sessions Is in Charge of a Bribery Prosecution Involving Two of His Top Donors

The Costs of Coddling Coal

Senate Committee Advances Controversial Trump EPA Nominee

Puerto Rico gov. requests audit into contract awarded to tiny energy company

Utility company restoring Puerto Rico’s electrical grid starts Twitter feud with local mayor

​Sad  -  Kelly said he wants to admit between zero and one refugees into the US each year: report

I thought Christians were supposed to honor and witness for Christ?

'This was the Wells Fargo Immunity Act': Consumers lose the right to sue companies

Why baby boomers need immigrants


Tuesday, October 24, 2017


Read Flake's bombshell Senate speech: 'Mr. President, I rise today to say: Enough'

In Trump’s White House, there is no right or wrong. There is only winning or losing.

57 false claims. Donald Trump shatters his one-week record for dishonesty

Fact check: Sarah Sanders' list of Trump accomplishments

‘Dangerous,’ ‘utterly untruthful’: Two retiring GOP senators sound alarm on Trump

“Reckless, outrageous, and undignified behavior”: Sen. Flake quits the Senate over Trump

‘I will not be complicit.’ Jeff Flake’s retirement speech, annotated

Jeff Flake just flew a kamikaze mission against Donald Trump

Jeff Flake's devastating indictment of his Republican Party, in 11 quotes

Bob Corker's 9 most devastating lines on Donald Trump in his CNN interview, ranked

He who must be named

GOP Family Feud


GOP senator tells CNN's Blitzer: It's 'your job' to speak up on Trump

Remember when banning bump stocks was a thing?

Rep. Ted LieuTrump's Administration Hasn't Drained the Swamp — It's Become It

Tax breaks for millionaires isn't a philosophy, it's a pay-off


​Why You Shouldn't Count On The Promised $4,000 'Raise' From GOP Tax Plan

GOP Leaders Refusing to Pay for Dana Rohrabacher’s Travel Over Russia Fears​​

Zinke funneled millions to questionable PACs

​$300M Puerto Rico Recovery Contract Awarded to Tiny Utility Company Linked to Major Trump Donor


Monday, October 23, 2017

Donald Trump just hit a new low in the La David Johnson fiasco

Trump's Tax Plan, Twitter Insults and Rambling Fox News Interview: A Closer Look

Trump's tax plan could give a bigger boost to foreign investors than America's middle class

Military Times Poll: What you really think about Trump

After delay, Trump fulfills his $25,000 promise to the father of a fallen U.S. soldier

Poll: Trump job approval dips to new low

Donald Trump gambled you wouldn't care about his tax returns. He was right.

Congress: Trump Won’t Implement Russia Sanctions—and He Won’t Tell Us Why

NOT Draining The Swamp!  Small Montana firm lands Puerto Rico’s biggest contract to get the power back on



The great dealmaker? Lawmakers find Trump to be an untrustworthy negotiator.

WOW!   Trump Nearly Deported a Chinese Dissident — at a Casino Magnate’s Request

Here's how Trump's 'see-through' trust works

​​Education Secretary didn’t know disability rights law, ends guidance for students with disabilities

Betsy DeVos guts school disability rules that once “confused” her

Ralph Nader: Trump’s Anti-Consumer Agenda Hurts His Voters

‘Let us do our job’: Anger erupts over EPA’s apparent muzzling of scientists


Trump Election Commissioner’s Voter Database Is a Ripe Target for Hackers

The Voter Fraud Commission Wants Your Data — But Experts Say They Can’t Keep It Safe

Melania Trump’s new anti-bullying effort is a joke


Exclusive: Russian Propaganda Traced Back to Staten Island, New York​


Sunday, October 22, 2017

MUST WATCH!   How media pressure leads to White House action

President Trump: With tax reform we can make it morning in America again

Evidently Donald J. Trump has never studied US History or Economics? I wish we could see his college transcripts! AFTER the 1981 Tax Cuts the economy tanked and unemployment went UP to 10%!  Recession of 1981–82

How do I know that? Because I was 21 years old in 1981 and remember it. The 1980s were good for RICH people, not so much for the NON-Rich people (sound familiar?) That 1981 Tax Cut Trump bragged about was mostly rescinded in 1982 and guess what, the economy (and Reagan's approval rating) went back up  Reagan’s Recession

What about the deficit under Reagan?  U.S. Debt by President: By Dollar and Percent

Trump urges House GOP to move quickly on budget, tax cuts

Can Trump stay on track on tax reform?

This began as a SHAM and continues to be one,  Trump voting commission criticized for lack of transparency

​Tom Hanks: 'If you're concerned about what's going on today, read history'

BOOM!   Montini: John McCain mocks Donald Trump’s deferment ‘bone spurs’ (without naming him)

E.P.A. Cancels Talk on Climate Change by Agency Scientists

Trump’s Boogeymen? Women!

Donald Trump visited the golf course for the 75th time as President

Saturday, October 21, 2017

The Trump White House’s increasingly authoritarian response to criticism


Week 22: Trump Singes Fingers Trying to Torch Dossier

Trump: 'Wacky' Frederica Wilson is 'killing' the Democratic Party

The cascade of missteps that turned one White House error into a messy week

Political Guardrails Gone, a President’s Somber Duty Skids Into Spectacle

We have a POTUS that lies just to be lying,  Donald Trump Is Rush-Shipping Condolences to Military Families


How every investor lost money on Trump Tower Toronto (but Donald Trump made millions anyway)

When Trump Doesn’t Want to Decide, He Punts to Congress

Cheaper Health Plans Promoted by Trump Have a History of Fraud

Elections have consequences. I tried to warn people that Pruitt is a terrible choice for EPA Administrator, 

President Trump - You made some terrible Cabinet choices

Latest Example?  Why Has the E.P.A. Shifted on Toxic Chemicals? An Industry Insider Helps Call the Shots

The E.P.A.’s Top 10 Toxic Threats, and Industry’s Pushback

I warned Senator Lamar Alexander about Betsy DeVos, My Response to Senator Lamar Alexander on Betsy DeVos's Confirmation to the U.S. Department of Education Secretary

Latest Example?  DeVos rescinds 72 guidance documents outlining rights for disabled students

Sad!   GOP campaigns took $7.35 million from oligarch linked to Russia   Sadder?  Open Secrets Search Results  DNC and even Obama took money from him too!


Trump White House confounds, confuses transparency advocates


Psaki: Bush and Obama remind us: this is not normal

Trump Has a Tell When an Aide Is About to Get Ousted

​Where is that bumpstock legislation? 10 Minutes. 12 Gunfire Bursts. 30 Videos. Mapping the Las Vegas Massacre.


Friday, October 20, 2017

Remember this during the campaign?  "Without Cuts"   Trump promised over and over to 'save' Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security. Will he?

Trump lied  -  Breaking down the fiscal 2018 budget passed by Senate

Senate Republicans Are Trying to Give the 1 Percent a $1.9 Trillion Tax Break

Wilson says Kelly ‘lied’ about her 2015 comments. Now there's video from the event.

Frederica Wilson 2015 video shows White House Chief of Staff John Kelly got it wrong

This is WRONG!   The White House’s ‘highly inappropriate’ response to a fact-check reveals an authoritarian mindset     Trump has done it many times, 

Anyone see the hypocrisy here? 

John Kelly owes the congresswoman an apology

John Kelly and the Dangerous Moral Calculus of Working for Trump

Trump attacks on generals resurface after White House says it's 'inappropriate' to question generals

Trump lied!   Aides 'hustled' after Trump interview to secure list of fallen soldiers: report

Exclusive: Pentagon Document Contradicts Trump’s Gold Star Claims

SAD!!!!   Many Trump voters who got hurricane relief in Texas aren’t sure Puerto Ricans should

What Americans are afraid of in the age of Trump

​Emails, Emails, Emails,  Top Oversight Dem presses WH for info on staffers' use of personal emails

The 382 People, Places and Things Donald Trump Has Insulted on Twitter: A Complete List

Fox’s Wallace doesn’t like colleagues echoing press attacks

Trump nominees show up for work without waiting for Senate approval

The White House held a fancy party for its new DHS nominee, then sent the agency the bill

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Without Saying ‘Trump,’ Bush and Obama Deliver Implicit Rebukes

George W. Bush’s unmistakable takedown of Trumpism — and Trump

Republicans Have Stockholm Syndrome, and It’s Getting Worse


Poll: 42 percent think Trump will be remembered as one of worst presidents in history

Trump calls lawmaker ‘wacky,' says she told ‘total lie’ about military call

Trump repeats claim 'wacky' Rep. Wilson's version of call to Army widow was 'total lie'

Kelly calls Rep. Wilson an empty barrel in recollection of 2015 FBI ceremony

Frederica Wilson vs. Trump and Now John Kelly? Easy—Go With Wilson

So Trump told two lies. He lied when he said he didn't say it and lied about having proof he didn't say it.  

The Anguish of John Kelly

Trump sees Republican budget as path to massive tax cuts

Some of those fine people Trump was talking about,   Racist, Violent, Unpunished: A White Hate Group’s Campaign of Menace

CIA director distorts intelligence community’s findings on Russian interference

Senate passes GOP-backed budget in crucial step for Trump’s ambitious tax plan

These wealthy institutions are quietly financing white nationalism

Less than half of NH Republican voters back Trump re-election: poll

Trump judicial nominee: I discriminate against gay people, and trans kids are part of “Satan’s plan”

Trump gave himself a ’10’ on Puerto Rico. Then he tried to get its governor to do the same.

Trump's Pick For Key Environmental Post Is A Texan Who Really, Really Likes Fossil Fuels

Trump pick for top environmental post called belief in global warming a 'kind of paganism'

How big pharma's money – and its politicians – feed the US opioid crisis

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Trump's handling of cases involving troops killed in action part of growing controversy

Why is Donald J. Trump​ a serial LIAR?  Here is a great example!    "Democrat Congresswoman totally fabricated what I said to the wife of a soldier who died in action (and I have proof). Sad!"    A BLATANT LIE! 

Trump lies, falsely claims congresswoman changed her story about his comments to military widow

Press secretary just admitted ‘proof’ doesn’t exist regarding Trump’s talk with soldier’s widow

The Memo: Gold Star controversy consumes White House

Sarah Sanders: John Kelly 'disgusted' by politicization of phone calls to families of fallen service members

Trump ignored draft condolences after deaths of US soldiers in Niger: Report

People don't sign up to die, but to serve

'Worst people in the world’ becoming face of GOP: Conservative commentator

Obamacare premiums were stabilizing. Then Trump happened.

White House wants substantial changes to ObamaCare deal

Team Trump Pushed Russian Propaganda Days Before Election

Trump used the phrase 'my generals,' and the military community isn't happy

The Trump-Sessions InJustice Department Tracker

‘Drug Dealers in Lab Coats’


Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Donald Trump made 15 false claims in that interview with Sean Hannity

Speechless!  Trump to widow of Sgt. La David Johnson: 'He knew what he signed up for'

Kelly tried to keep his son’s death out of politics. Trump had other ideas.

Anderson: Trump turned deaths into own gain

John McCain just delivered a total and complete takedown of Trumpism

Trump warns McCain: 'Be careful because at some point I fight back'

Another Trump lie,  The tax extension deadline came and went. Trump didn’t share his return.

The lie:  Trump: I'd like to release my tax returns, but ...

Great news!    Judge blocks Trump's latest travel ban order

​​Federal court blocks enforcement of Trump’s Travel Ban 3.0


Study: Refugees added up to $295M to southeast Michigan economy in 2016

Novel idea - go LOOK for People to get on it!  There's a hospital ship waiting for sick Puerto Ricans -- but no one knows how to get on it

Doctors in Puerto Rico: 'Reality here is post-apocalyptic'

Puerto Rico’s Crisis, by the Numbers

Trump's net worth drops $600 million on Forbes' rich list, falls 92 spots

Trump Donors ‘Don’t Give a Crap’ That Their Money Is Going to Trump’s Lawyers

This is sad!  Trump White House Uses John Kelly’s Dead Son to Trash Obama

Spicer interviewed by Mueller's team

Independent economists on why they aren't buying Trump's tax plan promise

Is Trump to Thank for the Dow Hitting 23,000?

Internal White House documents allege manufacturing decline increases abortions, infertility, and spousal abuse

Almost a dozen Trump nominees have withdrawn from consideration for administration jobs

Trump’s judge picks: ‘Not qualified,’ prolific bloggers

As a MENSA Member, I would love to see Trump take the test.  Trump’s Obsessed With His IQ. Here’s What He Should Worry About Instead.

This was and remained a SHAM  -  A Death And More Questions For Trump's Voter Fraud Commission

​Ex-DEA agent: Opioid crisis fueled by drug industry and Congress


Monday, October 16, 2017

‘A Soulless Coward’: Coach Gregg Popovich Responds to Trump

Trump repeats conspiracy theory about Obama when pressed on contacting families of fallen soldiers

Key moments from President Trump's wide-ranging press conference with Mitch McConnell

Highlights from Trump’s press conference

Republican lawmakers' troubles deepen as Koch donors and Bannon take aim

​Emails! Emails! Emails!  WAIT....  White House brushes off House investigators over aides' use of personal email

Uh Oh! Russia!   New memo suggests Russian lawyer at Trump Tower meeting was acting 'as an agent' of the Kremlin

Trump on Russia probe: 'The American public is sick of it'

The Danger of President Pence

Trump: Military 'shouldn't have to be' distributing food in Puerto Rico

Huh?  They don't have roofs on their homes, roads, electricity, water or phones to coordinate deliveries. 

Fewer Puerto Ricans have power restored than a week ago

Trump says he could jettison drug czar pick

Trump’s Irrational Hatred of the Iran Deal

Trump gives his own performance a Trump-sized endorsement

Trump's Numbers Are Really, Really Bad



Sunday, October 15, 2017

Historians will look at the Primary Sources from this era and just shake their head:   Tillerson won't deny calling Trump 'a moron,' but does deny being undercut

Puerto Rico by the Numbers: Three weeks later, the island is still devastated from Hurricane Maria

Editorial: California burns: Where’s the president?

Californians wonder why Trump isn’t tweeting about the fatal wildfires

​​As an American, I want to apologise to the rest of the world for my country electing Donald Trump

Trump ramps up the culture war


Trump Closes a Health Dispute, but Leaves Open a Power Struggle

Poll: Majority think GOP tax plan will benefit the wealthy

Tillerson: Staying in the Iran deal in best interest of the US


Trump's Love Affair with Coal

Coal country is finding little relief in Trump's climate actions

Must See!   War on the EPA

Five Climate Truths Donald Trump Doesn’t Understand

Sad - Trump administration denies endangered species protection to Pacific walruses

President Trump Subpoenaed Over Sexual Misconduct Allegations

How does one spend money on a campaign that has not started yet?   Trump re-election campaign raised $10 million in third quarter, spent $1.1 million on legal fees

Trump campaign spends more than $1 million on legal fees in last quarter

Trump Campaign Spending on Legal Fees Surges as Russia Inquiries Widen

Trump's Campaign Paid His Son's Russia-Probe Law Firm $238,000

Conservative commentator Charlie Sykes says GOP needs to stop 'enabling' Trump

Russian trolls were schooled on ‘House of Cards’

Bob Schieffer: Trump is ‘Undermining the Foundations of Our Democracy’ by Targeting Media

Kelly tries to get empty administration jobs filled fast

​​277 of 602 NO NOMINEE!     Tracking how many key positions Trump has filled so far

Jeff Flake’s Lesson for Republicans: Cross Trump at Your Own Risk

Ohio's illegal voter purges shouldn't be getting Trump Justice Department's blessing: Vanita Gupta (Opinion)​


Saturday, October 14, 2017

Things Trump-Supporting Christians Can Pray About In Church This Sunday

Donald Trump and the Dawn of the Evangelical-Nationalist Alliance

Trump silent as questions remain over deadly Niger ambush

Pro-Trump states most affected by his health care decision

Trump's 'Obamacare' move shakes up health care and politics

Timing of White House actions unrolling parts of ACA ‘couldn’t be worse,’ states say

Trump hands Republicans a new ObamaCare problem


Desperate Puerto Ricans are drinking water from a hazardous-waste site

Hey GOP, Trump is not your friend,   Bannon promises 'season of war' against McConnell, GOP establishment

Bannon on GOP insurgency: ‘Nobody can run and hide'

Trump Will Have A Hard Time Getting Congress To Rewrite The Iran Deal For Him

Friday, October 13, 2017

Trump continued to talk while 'Retreat' bugle call played

GEORGE WILL: Trump is turning and turning in a widening gyre

Trump’s claim that a U.S. interceptor can knock out ICBMs ’97 percent of the time’

Sinister figures lurk around our careless president

How Stephen Miller Single-Handedly Got the U.S. to Accept Fewer Refugees

GOP clashes over Iran deal makeover

The G.O.P. Is a Mess. It’s Not All Trump’s Fault.

At Koch donor summit, Mike Pence promises tax reform, and Ted Cruz warns of midterm 'bloodbath' if Congress fails

Ted Cruz warns Republicans: Lack of accomplishments could cause a 'bloodbath'

Trump Adopts Obama Approach While Seeking to Undo a Legacy

What's in Trump's health care executive order?

Trump’s Executive Order on Health Care Is Flat-Out Disgusting

Trump’s acting like Obamacare is just politics. It’s people’s lives.

Halt In Subsidies For Health Insurers Expected To Drive Up Costs For Middle Class

Epic legal battles shaping up over Trump's scrapping of Obamacare subsidies

Trump Deliberately Tries to Break Obamacare. Does He Own It Now?

Trump’s frustration with Congress reaches a breaking point

Trump dares Congress to save the Iran deal — from himself

Trump and Values?  Trump: My presidency is 'substantially ahead of schedule'

​Show Us Donald Trump’s Christianity (To Pastors, Evangelists, and Christian Leaders)

Bob Corker on Trump’s biggest problem: The ‘castration’ of Rex Tillerson

NRA opposes bump fire stocks bills in Congress

The EPA is targeting ethanol subsidies, rankling Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley

Trump says he spoke to US Virgin Islands' 'president' -- which is him

Manafort Had $60 Million Relationship With a Russian Oligarch

Twitter deleted data potentially crucial to Russia probes

Donald Trump probably likes saying 'Merry Christmas' more than you

No Christians, There is No War on Christmas

Why evangelicals love Trump

I’m Ready To Invite Trump Republican Jesus Into My Heart

The Power of Trump’s Positive Thinking

Trump’s War on the Press Isn’t Conservative—It’s Anti-American


Thursday, October 12, 2017 

A closer look at the meetings with Russians the Trump team failed to disclose

With 80% of Puerto Rico still without power, Trump says FEMA can't stay 'forever'

Trump sparks new backlash after threatening Puerto Rico aid

The misery in Puerto Rico is completely unacceptable

Not even hospitals in Puerto Rico know how many people have died

Finding Water in Puerto Rico: An Endless Game of Cat and Mouse

Trump’s Puerto Rico poll numbers are worse than Bush’s after Katrina

Irony?   "The federal gov. has handled Sandy worse than Katrina. There is no excuse why people don't have electricity or fuel yet." - Trump tweeted that 6 days after Hurricane Sandy -

Source: Trump's Puerto Rico tweets were response to San Juan mayor

Trump’s Attacks on the Press: Telling Escalation From Empty Threats

'War on the EPA': How Fossil Fuel Industry Executed 'Hostile Takeover' of Key Agency

"Unlike the current Administration, we will not pick winners and losers in the energy marketplace." 2012 GOP Platform,

​Now?  Is This How The Trump Administration Might Save Coal?  "On Capitol Hill Thursday, Energy Secretary Rick Perry defended a controversial proposal to subsidize coal and nuclear power plants. "There's no such thing as a free market in energy," he said in testimony before the House Energy and Commerce Committee. "Governments are picking winners and losers every day."

How did they get the NO-BID contract to begin with?    IRS temporarily suspends contract with Equifax

Trump’s Chicago solution gets faster each time he tells it

How Trump’s executive order affects health care plans and prices

Report: Trump plans to pull Obamacare subsidies in another attack on health law

The Effects of Ending the Affordable Care Act’s Cost-Sharing Reduction Payments


President Trump Had No Idea What To Do When Evening Colors Started

Facebook scrubbed potentially damning Russia data before researchers could analyze it further

What Facebook Did to American Democracy

I Watched Over 100 Covert Russian Propaganda Videos On YouTube — Here’s What I Saw

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Trump to Pitch Americans a $4,000 ‘Pay Raise,’ But It Could Take 8 Years

Leading lawmakers wonder why Trump Is dragging feet on Russia sanctions

Trump Just Blew Off a Deadline for Implementing Russian Sanctions He Approved

​Trump Wanted Tenfold Increase in Nuclear Arsenal, Surprising Military

Trump does not value or understand how a free press works

Trump escalates threats against press, calls news coverage ‘frankly disgusting’

First Amendment Advocates Push Back on Trump’s Licensing Threat

VA conceals shoddy care and health workers' mistakes

‘He threw a fit’: Trump’s anger over Iran deal forced aides to scramble for a compromise

Top U.S. Senators Criticize White House For Delay on Russian Sanctions

The Trump Administration Is Still Playing Defense on Hurricane Maria

Weeks after Maria, clean water remains scarce in Puerto Rico

What Donald Trump is not telling you about his tax overhaul plan: Some will pay more taxes

'You Better Learn Our Lesson'

War on the EPA

Deregulating For Dollars: How Trump’s Anti-Regulation Agenda Could Boost His Own Pocketbook

Can we trust the EPA under President Trump?

Sidelining Science Since Day One

Trump walks back his pledge that tax reform won't make him richer

Why Not an IQ Test?

No, he isn't - ‘He’s better than this,’ says Thomas Barrack, Trump’s loyal whisperer

Dems press Secret Service on cost of Pence's Indianapolis trip

Is Washington bungling the Census?


Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Puerto Rico’s Health Care Is in Dire Condition, Three Weeks After Maria

Ethics Chief ‘Deeply Concerned’ About Actions by Top Federal Officials

If this does not make you made, what does it take to make you mad?

EPA reversed salmon protection after CEO meeting

But ... Alaska gold mine project that would ruin American salmon business is a sham, analysts say

This is the most valuable wild salmon fishery in the world

The GOP wants to repeal Obama's climate plan. Like health care, it's going to be a fiasco.

The bizarre situation where only retiring Republicans will talk about Trump’s fitness for office

Trump unleashes himself from would-be handlers, lashing out mornings, nights and weekends

​​Did President Trump obstruct justice?

​​Laying out a comprehensive case that Trump obstructed justice


Trump won’t give up this false tax claim

Trump's IQ Triumph?

Trump vacancies are here to stay

What Bob Corker Really Fears

​Study: Electoral College should be abolished   I agree!

Monday, October 9, 2017

Corker reveals open secret: Trump requires adult supervision

Four ways Bob Corker skewered Donald Trump

A ‘pressure cooker’: Trump’s frustration and fury rupture alliances, threaten agenda

E.P.A. Announces Repeal of Major Obama-Era Carbon Emissions Rule

Trump Hard-Line Immigration Plan Giving GOP Whiplash

Trump sends fundraising email touting Pence's anthem walk-out

GOP does fundraising off of Pence's Colts exit while Democrats point to trip's cost

It’s not the cost of Pence’s trip that was galling. It was the preparation for it.

​Trump's popularity is slipping in rural America: poll

Mattis to Generals: Start Talking to the Press

Attacking Media as Distraction

Cooper says media stands corrected on towels

This European comedy sketch explains how the world sees America’s gun problem

Doyel: Vice President Mike Pence uses Colts for political purposes

Why NOT?   Jones Act waiver for Puerto Rico expired Sunday, not being extended: DHS


Sunday, October 8, 2017

Will Donald Trump Destroy the Presidency?

Donald Trump just claimed he invented 'fake news'

Misplaced priorities behind Mike Pence's choreographed performance at Colts game

Two sad TRUE tweets:   and

​How much did Mike Pence’s NFL walkout cost taxpayers?

Donald Trump defends paper towels in Puerto Rico, says Stephen Paddock was ‘probably smart’ in bizarre TV interview: Analysis

How Trump Is Ending the American Era

​​President Trump Job Approval

Trump attacks GOP Sen. Corker: ‘Didn’t have the guts to run’ for reelection

​​Trump claims Corker 'didn't have the guts' to run for reelection

Testy tweeting free-for-all between Trump, GOP Sen. Corker

Twitter Goes Nuts Over GOP Sen. Corker’s Twitter Burn of Trump: ‘Antifa Bob Corker

So Trump lied (again)?   Corker calls White House ‘an adult day care center’ in response to Trump’s latest Twitter tirade

Donald Trump is playing zero-dimensional chess

Bob Corker Says Trump’s Recklessness Threatens ‘World War III’

Trump administration releases hard-line immigration principles, threatening deal on ‘dreamers’

So Trump lied that #DACA AND #wall would be separate, didn't he Senator Schumer  and Senator Pelosi  Schumer, Pelosi say deal reached with Trump for DACA protections   He Lied! 

Trump lists immigration demands that could derail 'Dreamers' deal

Trump vents to wealthy donors about failure to repeal Obamacare

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s travel discrepancies raise questions about wife’s role in department

​Traveling in style: Trump’s White House wrestles with Cabinet costs

We got 3 votes in West Virginia because of Facebook and we didn't spend any money,  Trump campaign’s embrace of Facebook shows company’s growing reach in elections

​​​Hear Trump’s judge pick admit he discriminates against gay people


Saturday, October 7, 2017

Two DANGEROUS Trump tweets!  Tweet 1 - "Presidents and their administrations have been talking to North Korea for 25 years, agreements made and massive amounts of money paid......"   and Tweet 2 - "...hasn't worked, agreements violated before the ink was dry, makings fools of U.S. negotiators. Sorry, but only one thing will work!"

Editorial - Just admit it Mr. Trump, you're wrong about the Iran nuclear deal

Seeing Trump Through a Glass, Darkly


Hoping to Have Trump Cleared, Legal Team Eases Resistance to Inquiry

When all the news that fits is Trump

N.R.A. and G.O.P., Together Forever

The forgotten NRA leader who thought carrying guns should be 'sharply restricted'

Are Chicago's gun laws that strict? An explainer


Dear Democrats: It’s time to stop dwelling on the popular vote

There are more conservatives not supporting Trump every day.   Charlie Sykes and the conscience of a (lonely) conservative

Friendly policies keep US oil and coal afloat far more than we thought

Losses at Trump's Scottish resorts doubled last year

In a switch, GOP deserts its budget-cutting mantra

How to get fired by Donald Trump (and how not to)


Friday, October 6, 2017

What Trump has undone

Trump Hasn’t Killed Obama’s Biggest Policies, But He’s Making Lots Of Important Changes

Poll: Only 24% of Americans say the US is heading in the right direction

Trump approval hits record-low 32 percent in AP poll   Tweet by Tweet , Post by Post. 

To the five former presidents: You can lead us to safety

Tillerson chaos lays bare Kelly's struggle to manage White House

Trump is on track to win reelection  -  I want to abolish the Electoral College - you may or may not want to.....

CNN's Bernstein: 'The wheels are coming off the presidency'

White House mum over Trump's cryptic 'calm before the storm' message

Tapper: The calm before what storm?

Rex Tillerson is reportedly no fan of US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley

Tillerson is toast. So is U.S. diplomacy.

Trump vented to Tillerson about law barring US companies from bribing foreign officials: report

​​Rex Tillerson at the Breaking Point

​​A pair of crises tests Trump’s presidential empathy

Our Loved Ones Died. We Want Action on Guns.

Here are all the victims of the Las Vegas shooting

Comparing the Las Vegas Attack With Daily Gun Deaths in U.S. Cities

Here's why the federal government can't study gun violence

The NRA once believed in gun control and had a leader who pushed for it

Banning ‘Bump Stocks’ Won’t Solve Anything

Conservative media are blaming Obama for approving bump stocks. There’s more to the story.

Guns and the Soul of America

After Las Vegas, Democratic House members donate their past NRA contributions

A Great Read on how discussion/debate/politics work:   The Bump Stock Debate Illustrates Two Competing Models of Political Strategy

Hundreds of gun add-ons testing limits of ATF review

When Paul Ryan and others talk Mental Health and Gun Violence,   TIMELINE: Deinstitutionalization And Its Consequences  and  How Would Trumpcare Affect Mental Health Care?

​MUST SEE Video in this tweet:

​Nominee for EPA’s air office tells senator he is ‘not familiar’ with climate data

He has been here before:   White House Pulls Nomination to Top EPA Air Post

Who is this guy? He fights for the wrong side:

Trump didn't pick a scientist for the job title of Lead SCIENTIST for FDA:

​Incompetence Looms: Trump To Appoint Non-Scientist As USDA's Chief Scientist

Or a Rocket Scientist for NASA:    Trump has picked a politician to lead NASA. Is that a good thing?

​Speaking of EPA:   EPA IG expands probe into Scott Pruitt's travel

Lawmakers urge investigation into Scott Pruitt’s ‘privacy booth’ as part of pattern of misconduct

Less than 1% of EPA administrator's meetings are with environmental groups

Draft: Trump's EPA set to repeal Obama's big climate rule

Trump nominates coal lobbyist to help lead Environmental Protection Agency

FEMA buried updates on Puerto Rico. Here they are.

Complaining works!   FEMA restores deleted Puerto Rico stats after uproar

The U.S. Virgin Islands are grappling for attention after being hit by two hurricanes

How an Oval Office meeting led to a Trump tweet that changed U.S. policy toward Venezuela

Jeff Sessions consulted Christian right legal group on religious freedom memo

U.S. Chamber warns against Trump's 'highly dangerous' NAFTA demands

This is SAD since Trump is NOT draining the swamp,  Trump supporters eager to ‘drain the swamp’ help fill Republican Party coffers

How Facebook ads helped elect Trump

Arizona congressman repeats bogus claim that Charlottesville violence was left-wing plot


Thursday, October 5, 2017

Trump, during photo shoot, talks of 'calm before the storm'   What Storm? 

Trump hits a new low in attacks on the free press

Trump pushes for Senate intel panel probe of 'Fake News Networks' in U.S.

Donald Trump's chilling escalation of his war with the media

People are realizing who the habitual liar is and who has been trying to tell them that:  Media winning battle for trust with Trump

Mueller reportedly interviewed the author of the Trump-Russia dossier — here's what it alleges, and how it aligned with reality


This is NOT an A+ Donald Trump:      FEMA removes statistics about drinking water access and electricity in Puerto Rico from website

Here is Trump in Lying Mode:    President Donald Trump: Puerto Rico Debt Will Have To Be Wiped Out

A Lie?    White House rules out forgiving Puerto Rican debt

112 Degrees With No Water: Puerto Rican Hospitals Battle Life And Death Daily

Puerto Rico health system on life support two weeks after Hurricane Maria

Angry GOP donors close their wallets after Obamacare failure

Poll: GOP's popularity 'is in freefall'

Negative <> Bias - see Cleveland Browns beat writers.   Is the media too tough on Trump for our own good?

Charles J. Sykes: Where the Right Went Wrong

​​At least some Republicans realize their party is on the road to ruin

The Partisan Divide on Political Values Grows Even Wider

Bob Corker just told the world what he really thinks of Donald Trump

“Toxic on a day-to-day level”: how Trump is mismanaging the White House

As ACA enrollment nears, administration keeps cutting federal support of the law

4 political scientists are tracking whether Trump is damaging American democracy

The Resistance Is Hungry

How Russia’s fake social media accounts propelled Donald Trump

John Kelly's personal cellphone was compromised, White House believes

Who DIDN'T use charter flights or government planes?   Chao used government planes seven times when cheaper flights would not work

Seven Flights for $800,000: Mnuchin’s Travel on Military Jets

Treasury inspector general finds no wrongdoing in Mnuchin plane travel

In Las Vegas’s aftermath, a few Republicans are taking a fresh look at gun restrictions

How Long Until We Debate Real Gun Laws?

​How to Reduce Mass Shooting Deaths?  Experts Say These Gun Laws Could Help

Nothing Divides Voters Like Owning a Gun

How the NRA Rewrote the Second Amendment

Repeal the Second Amendment

NRA backs new regs on device used in Vegas shootings

Maybe not?    NRA calls for federal review of whether bump fire stocks comply with current law

The NRA's strategic ploy on bump stocks

As Bump Stock Demand Surges, Retailers Remove the Product From Websites

NRA bans bump stocks at its own firing range

How the NRA and the far-right are quietly mobilizing to kill gun safety reform after Vegas

FACT CHECK: Is Chicago Proof That Gun Laws Don't Work?

President Trump plans to 'decertify' Iran nuclear deal next week

Senate Dems sense McMaster not sold on decertifying Iran deal

Tillerson Summoned to White House Amid Presidential Fury

This is NOT Draining the Swamp:   Report: Trump-tied lobbyists cash in on their connections

Trump taps ex-lobbyist for EPA No. 2 job

GAO: IRS did not have to award $7.25M contract to Equifax

The Constitutional Convention Movement was stared by noble people with noble ideas. It has been hijacked by ALEC and the Koch brothers.    ConCon 2.0: Six Amendments That Conservatives Could Push at a Constitutional Convention

Secret Service spent $137K on golf carts to protect Trump at New Jersey, Florida clubs


Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Trump on gun control: 'We're not gonna talk about that today'

More Americans Killed by Guns Since 1968 Than in All U.S. Wars — Combined

The Trump administration has already been rolling back gun regulations

White House talking points on Las Vegas shooting say gun control won't help

Gun control debate enters country music community: 'Is this the kind of world we want to live in?'

Editorial: Silencers. Armor-piercing bullets. The shameless GOP agenda

The U.S. Has Never Been So Polarized On Guns

The ATF-approved ‘goofy little doodad’ used by Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock

I asked 5 House Republicans what Congress could do about the Las Vegas shooting

Thoughts and Prayers and N.R.A. Funding 


Republicans Open to Banning ‘Bump Stocks’ Used in Massacre


In other words, just because Donald J. Trump says words, don't take those words as words. Another way of saying the word LIE.   Budget director: Don't take Trump 'word for word' on Puerto Rico debt

Trump Keeps Getting Rolled by His Own Cabinet

Don’t Make Things Worse for Puerto Rico

​​6 reasons why Puerto Rico slid into financial crisis

John Oliver explains it well (Some dirty words, HBO)   Puerto Rico: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

Puerto Ricans to Trump: Don't focus on debt, we need water

Puerto Rico: Trump is 'miscommunicator in chief', says mayor

Former Puerto Rican Governor: Trump 'Was Laughing At Us'

Puerto Rico needs federal relief and financial support, not lectures from ‘king of debt’ Trump

What's Happening With the Relief Effort in Puerto Rico?

Hurricane Maria worsens Puerto Rico's water woes

After Hurricane Maria, 95 percent of Puerto Rico still without power

‘Are You FEMA?’ A Reporter Returns to the Islands to Find Despair

Rex Tillerson kind of, sort of just admitted he called Trump a 'moron'

‘Death spiral’: Tillerson makes nice but may not last long with Trump

​A tale of two Puerto Ricos: What Trump saw — and what he didn’t

Puerto Rico Info Map

Rex Tillerson furious with Trump on policy decisions: Report

Trump loyalists lose patience with congressional Russia probes

See the Full-Page Newspaper Ads Facebook Is Using to Defend Itself Amid the Russia Controversy

Russia Needed Help Targeting U.S. Voters, Two Ex-CIA Chiefs Say

Ivanka and Donald Trump Jr. Were Close to Being Charged With Felony Fraud

How Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump, Jr., Avoided a Criminal Indictment

Manhattan DA reportedly dropped felony fraud case against Trump's kids after donation from Trump's lawyer

If the Government Surveilled Manafort, It Wasn't About Politics

Ex-Trump adviser Paul Manafort conspired to mislead bankruptcy court, son-in-law charges

Russia-Trump campaign collusion an 'open' issue: Senate panel chiefs

Hill Russia investigators: Committee still searching for 'any hint of collusion

Senate Intelligence Heads Warn That Russian Election Meddling Continues

Trump Takes a First Step Toward Scrapping Obama’s Global Warming Policy

Could Washington's centrist dream help Trump win a second term?

Sen. Bob Corker’s extraordinarily dim portrayal of the Trump administration

More GOP senators willing to tell Trump to take a hike

House committee approves $10 billion initial payment for U.S.-Mexico border wall

Swing-seat Republicans squirm over GOP tax plan

This is NOT Draining the Swamp:  Trump EPA nominee refuses to recuse himself from cases involving chemical companies he worked for

How We Found Tom Price’s Private Jets

Who hasn't taken a charter flight in the Trump administration?  Energy secretary took charter flight day before Price resigned

Trump nominee defends move to void gay worker protections

Donald Trump is a textbook racist

Civil Rights are pretty important,  New northern Ohio U.S. attorney dismantles civil rights unit, creates new violent crime division

A twitter friend spotted this when it happened - DOES TRUMP WRITE HIS OWN TWEETS? APPARENTLY NOT THIS ONE

Federal government: No threatened species listing for walrus

Rick Perry’s plan to subsidize coal and nuclear plants is bonkers


Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Las Vegas Shooting Live Updates: Investigators Seek Motive in Deadly Rampage

Las Vegas shooting: 59 dead, 500+ hurt in Mandalay Bay shooting

The Las Vegas shooter exploited a gun law loophole

​A Sad Story:   Two strangers bond over country music and beer. Then the gunshots started.

Google and Facebook help spread bad information after Las Vegas attack

This is one US Senator's Advice:  Thune to Shooting Victims: Get Small

I went on a twitter rant:

Fact-checking a comparison of gun deaths and terrorism deaths

America is exceptional for its unique, deadly gun culture

Sadly, US will not learn from latest carnage

Balance of Power: Las Vegas Massacre May Not Stop NRA's Gun Push

Spurious Chart, Data on N.R.A. Spending Mislead in Gun Debate

​​The debate on gun control can wait, the Right believes

Why does nothing ever change after mass shootings?

McConnell swats away talk of gun control

The ridiculous reason Congress won't even debate gun laws

Why Gun Control Loses, and Why Las Vegas Might Change That

Paul Ryan says mental health reform is "critical ingredient" in stopping mass shootings

If only Ryan's actions met his words?   How the American Health Care Act Would Affect Mental-Health Coverage

Goes back to Reagan:    HOW RELEASE OF MENTAL PATIENTS BEGAN    Did Reagan’s Crazy Mental Health Policies Cause Today’s Homelessness?

There was never going to be a draining of the swamp:  E.P.A. Chief’s Calendar: A Stream of Industry Meetings and Trips Home

A No-Bid contract is NOT Draining The Swamp!   IRS awards multimillion-dollar fraud-prevention contract to Equifax


TRUMP'S ADMINISTRATION WON'T LET PUERTO RICANS USE FOOD STAMPS FOR HOT MEALS AS IT DID FOR FLORIDIANS, TEXANS     Wait!  They change their mind!   Trump officials allow Puerto Ricans to use food stamps for fast food

This is not an A+ grade Trump:   In San Juan, we wait hours to buy groceries. We’re the lucky ones.

Poll: Most Americans don't think Trump can lead during global crisis

Puerto Rico is in such dire shape international charities are sending aid

Puerto Rico mayor invited to take part in White House conference call on hurricane disaster effort - but told she could not speak

Trump praises Puerto Rico recovery, but critics assail comments on budget and death toll

Trump tosses paper towels into Puerto Rico crowd

Trump doles out praise as Puerto Ricans despair

Trump's Puerto Rico event was way worse than his tweets

How? Where is Trump getting the money? His Wall? New Excuse for No Wall in 2020?  Trump on Puerto Rico debt: 'We’re going to have to wipe that out'

People are realizing who is the liar and who tells the truth,   The press, branded the 'enemy' by Trump, increasingly trusted by the public: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Uh Oh!   Evidence Mounts that White House Anticipates Damaging Results from Russia Investigation

​​How Donald Trump Hired and Fired Paul Manafort

Trump’s coverup now makes sense

Kelly won't let Rohrabacher talk to Trump: report

John Kelly is blocking a pro-Russia congressman from talking to Trump


Mueller Tasks an Adviser With Getting Ahead of Pre-Emptive Pardons

Exclusive: Russian-linked Facebook ads targeted Michigan and Wisconsin

Tax Cuts, Sold as Fuel for Growth, Widen Gap Between Rich and Poor

The GOP Tax Plan Is Already Hitting Speed Bumps

Two Wall Street giants criticize Trump tax plan

Pence’s chief of staff floats ‘purge’ of anti-Trump Republicans to wealthy donors

Wait! What? WHY?   United States rejects UN resolution condemning use of death penalty to target LGBTQ people

This is NOT Draining the Swamp:    Hedge fund billionaire flew top Mnuchin aide on private jet to Palm Beach

Are there any rules the Trump administration can't break?    Nikki Haley hit for Hatch Act violation over Trump retweet

Irony can be so ironic:    Exclusive: Jared Kushner's personal email re-routed to Trump Organization computers amid public scrutiny

I was skeptical that the anti-vaccine movement was gaining traction. Not anymore.

Federal judge in OKC deemed unqualified by American Bar Association


​​Monday, October 2, 2017

Last night was a BAD night in America

​​​Las Vegas Shooting Live Updates: 20 Rifles Found in Gunman’s Hotel Room

Gunman’s Vantage Point and Preparations Opened the Way for Mass Slaughter

Las Vegas carnage made in America

The carnage will continue

Americans want strict gun laws after mass shootings. Then their interest fades.

White American men are a bigger domestic terrorist threat than Muslim foreigners

Gun violence in America, explained in 17 maps and charts

From Sandy Hook to Vegas…A Brief Plea for Action


477 Days. 521 Mass Shootings. Zero Action From Congress.


Jimmy Kimmel breaks down in tears over Las Vegas shooting


Read Jimmy Kimmel’s emotional, scathing monologue about gun control after the Vegas massacre

Why not put people like this in jail for a LONG time?  Johnson City man arrested after deputies find automatic weapons, 900+ rounds of ammo in stop

The gun lobby: See how much your representative gets

Here are the gun control policies that majorities in both parties support

Two Dark American Truths From Las Vegas

Nine Rounds a Second: Why the Las Vegas Shooting Was Different

Machine guns have long been a Las Vegas draw

Column: The NRA's idea of recreation: Assault rifles, armor-piercing bullets and silencers

Gun silencer bill advances, moves to House floor

Las Vegas shooting spotlights pair of bills that would lift gun restrictions

Republicans want to pass a gun bill that critics say will make mass shootings more deadly

Massacre blunts momentum of gun silencer bill

​​Preventing Mass Shootings Like the Vegas Strip Attack

Mass shootings are an American problem. There’s an American solution.

Guitarist who played in Las Vegas changes views on gun control

‘I cannot express how wrong I was’: Country guitarist changes mind on gun control after Vegas

Witness to a massacre: Photos from Las Vegas

‘Blood all over the elevator’: Las Vegas shooting survivors recall attack in own words

Las Vegas shooting: Don't feel helpless

Trump’s reaction to the Las Vegas shooting is very different than his response to other attacks

I replied to each of this man's bigoted, dangerous and irresponsible tweets as he made them last night:

​​Columnist for Sheldon Adelson’s Las Vegas newspaper blames ‘Muslim terror’ for shooting

Australia's Lessons on Gun Control

​Trump Urges Unity, but Puerto Rico and Las Vegas Visits Could Test His Words

Trump’s Puerto Rico Spat Risks Lasting Damage to GOP Standing

Many Puerto Ricans angry over Trump’s comments on island

Facebook rolls out new ad policies amid Russia investigation

10 million Facebook users saw Russian ads

Facebook’s Russia-Linked Ads Came in Many Disguises

Trump’s company had more contact with Russia during campaign, according to documents turned over to investigators

Did Manafort Use Trump to Curry Favor With a Putin Ally?

Someone has to pay for a tax cut:  Trump administration weighing executive order on welfare

Irony can be SO ironic:   Hundreds of White House emails sent to third Kushner family account

Those Tax Cuts:    The report Trump officials don’t want you to see

Extreme Vetting and the Muslim Ban


Sunday, October 1, 2017

Charlie Sykes: Trump and a Gutless GOP Wrecked the Party

​Trump Says Tillerson Is ‘Wasting His Time’ on North Korea

Trump undercuts Tillerson's efforts on North Korea

Should Rex Tillerson Resign?

Trump foreign policy pronouncements split the Republican Party

​​Trump sent 18 tweets on Puerto Rico on Saturday. And made things a whole lot worse

By the numbers: More than half of Puerto Rico still without drinking water

An AP reporter describes what Puerto Rico's devastation looks like on the ground

In one Puerto Rican nursing home, a struggle to get power and keep patients alive


Trump's Puerto Rico potshots make his racism morally impossible to ignore

Trump Attacks 'Politically Motivated Ingrates' After Hurricane Maria

Mulvaney criticizes San Juan's mayor

Trapped in the mountains, Puerto Ricans don’t see help, or a way out

Puerto Ricans fire back at Trump for critical tweets

Mnuchin: 'When the President Gets Attacked he Attacks Back'   I worked in Customer Support for 30 years. When a customer attacked me I never attacked back. I knew they were angry because something was not working for them. I fixed their problem. I knew they were not mad at me, but at their problem. EMPATHY.  I was pretty good at it. Hall of Fame good :-)

Fact-checking Donald Trump's tweets about Puerto Rico

Full text: Homeland security adviser's update on Puerto Rico

FEMA Chief Slammed for Calling Puerto Rico Relief Efforts the 'Most Logistically Challenging Event'

‘Very Engaged’ Trump Fills Weekend Golfing and Hate-Tweeting

Trump attends Presidents Cup golf tournament

Trump's whiplash weekend heightens questions over leadership

Where is Trump on this?   Congress misses deadline to reauthorize childrens' health care program

​Facebook to Deliver 3,000 Russia-Linked Ads to Congress on Monday

Corker: Lobbying battle ahead for tax breaks

​Everything you need to know about the Supreme Court’s big gerrymandering case


Saturday, September 30, 2017

From Donald Trump, a New Low

The Media Needs To Stop Rationalizing President Trump’s Behavior

Trump Lashes Out at Puerto Rico Mayor Who Criticized Storm Response

Who Is San Juan’s Mayor, Carmen Yulín Cruz, a Target of Trump’s Criticism?

​​​Trump doesn’t get it on Puerto Rico. He just proved it by lashing out at San Juan’s mayor.

Trump picks risky Puerto Rico fight

Lin-Manuel Miranda to Trump: 'You're going straight to hell' over Puerto Rico tweets

Puerto Ricans aren’t ‘lazy’ and will remember Trump's bad hurricane response, writes father of Lin-Manuel Miranda

Trump: Puerto Ricans ‘Want Everything to Be Done for Them’

One Day in the Life of Battered Puerto Rico

Iowa believes Trump broke his ethanol pledge

Time Is Running Out to Fund a Program That Insures 9 Million Kids

​George Will: Will Supreme Court fall into a political thicket?

Trump tweets anew about NFL players, national anthem protest

Trump's Change of Heart Puts $1 Trillion Building Plan in Limbo

Trump’s Cabinet and charter flights: What we know and don’t know

Friday, September 29, 2017

The question of what Donald Trump “really believes” has no answer

Lost weekend: How Trump’s time at his golf club hurt the response to Maria

If only Trump knew his US History :-(  The Berlin Airlift in Numbers

Why Does Trump Keep Praising the Emergency Response in Puerto Rico?

Sad thing is a lot of people didn't know this,   More Americans Support Aid When Told Puerto Ricans Are U.S. Citizens

From Puerto Rico to Russia, Donald Trump is living in an alternate universe

Trump kids' ski vacation incurs over $300,000 in security costs

Kelly struggling to make sense of Kushner's West Wing role

The Price Is Wrong

This week in OnPolitics: The Price was not right

Price out as HHS secretary after private plane scandal

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s private plane travel looks pretty . . . swampy

A list of officials who have left the Trump administration

Trump is up to 17 - Obama had 14 leave in 8 years    Obama administration resignations and firings

Trump VA chief went sightseeing, shopping with wife on government trip: report

VA chief took in Wimbledon, river cruise on European work trip; wife’s expenses covered by taxpayers

​​Trump Lawyers Ask Court to Toss Suit Over Business Holdings

Oklahoma blames Trump officials for higher premiums

White House hits reset in search for Homeland Security chief: Sources

Senate Republicans unveil budget blueprint to tee up tax reform

The Path to a Deficit

Wealthy, not middle class, would be big winners in GOP tax plan, study says

How the Trump tax plan could benefit wealthy Americans

Trump Plan Delivers Massive Tax Cuts To The 1% And Sharp Kick To The Upper Middle Class

A Very Taxing President

Donald Trump's tax returns are about to come back with a vengeance

Officials feared White House counsel would quit over Trump-Kushner meetings: report

Mike Pence Will Help the Koch Brothers Plot Their 2018 Strategy

NSA briefed White House officials on private email and cell phone risks: Source

Trump Administration Says AIG Is Now Free to Screw the Economy Again


Thursday, September 28, 2017

The Jones Act has been hurting Puerto Rico for decades

Puerto Ricans say US relief efforts failing them

Trump's Puerto Rico response is confirming his critics' worst fears​

Charlie Sykes: Roy Moore Signals the End of the Republican Party

GOP Rep.: Price ‘Made A Few Errors’ With Private Flights

Price says he'll pay for charter flights

Price To Pay Portion Of Charter Flight Costs

Tom Price’s truly amazing plane apology

Price took military jets to Europe, Asia for over $500K

Who DIDN'T fly on charter flights?   Interior Secretary Zinke traveled on charter, military planes

No conflict here, right?     Zinke took $12,000 charter flight home in oil executive’s plane, documents show

Cohn: 'The wealthy are not getting a tax cut'

4 ways Trump and his family could benefit under the Republican tax plan

Trump Could Save More Than $1 Billion Under His New Tax Plan

Trump adviser 'can't guarantee' taxes won't go up for middle class

GOP Rhetoric on New Tax Plan Doesn’t Match Reality

Even One Percenters Think Trump's Tax Plan Is Trash

A New Refugee Roadblock

President Donald Trump reduces refugee cap to 45,000 for fiscal year 2018

Senate Intel Committee says Kushner didn't disclose personal email account: report

Irony can be SO Ironic:   White House launches probe of private email accounts

In private remarks, Trump opines on North Korea, Afghanistan and catapults

Twitter finds hundreds of accounts tied to Russian operatives

Why let facts get in the way of a good story?  Trump Once Again Blames Mystery Hospitalized Senator For Repeal Failure


READ: Congressional Black Caucus chair's letter to Trump

Trump Aides Are Confounded by His Hospital Lie: ‘He’s Just, You Know, Doing His Thing.’


Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Trump Weighs Waiving Law Barring Foreign Ships From Delivering Aid to Puerto Rico


Puerto Rico crisis: What the Jones Act controversy is all about

Russian-generated Facebook posts pushed Trump as 'only viable option

Warner: 'Million-dollar question' how Russians knew who to target on Facebook

Timeline: Roger Stone, Russia’s Guccifer 2.0, and Wikileaks

‘Soon,’ ‘Very Soon,’ ‘Eventually’: A Detailed List of Things Trump Said Would Happen

Kushner’s use of personal email is no minor error

Chad’s Inclusion in Travel Ban Could Jeopardize American Interests, Officials Say

Trump administration abruptly drops out of Obamacare events in Mississippi

Price's Pricey Planes

EPA’s Pruitt took charter, military flights that cost taxpayers more than $58,000

Media outlets parrot Trump’s unequivocally false claims about his tax plan

Fact-checking Trump's claims from his speech on taxes

​Trump tax plan remarks - live updates

​​Trump's tax plan could actually benefit wealthy people like him

Trump wants to slash America’s corporate tax rate, but that rate is a myth

Trump's plan to sell tax cuts for the rich is to pretend they're not happening

Many Trump voters will get zero from Republican tax 'framework'

In Alabama, Republican voters out-Trumped Trump

The 7 most inflammatory things Roy Moore has said


Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Oh My!   Special counsel probing flow of Russian-American money to Trump political funds

Amid criticism, Trump ramps up Puerto Rico response

​​Who will help Puerto Rico?

What every American needs to know about Puerto Rico’s hurricane disaster

U.S. denies request for Puerto Rico shipping waiver

IRS shares information with Mueller's special counsel probe

Senate won’t vote on last-ditch Obamacare repeal bill

RIP, repeal and replace: Republicans' last-ditch effort on health care is dead

Trump reportedly plans to raise bottom tax rate to offset tax cuts for wealthy

Trump's Tax Overhaul Will Slash Rates for Companies, Individuals

Mnuchin, Price and others on Trump's team are getting taxpayer-funded travel perks – but where's the outrage?

Price’s private-jet travels included visits with colleagues, lunch with son

Dismayed by Trump, Head of Drug Enforcement Administration to Leave

Russia exploited America’s racial division problem in the election, and it hasn’t gotten better

Twitter says Trump’s North Korea tweets don’t violate its policy against violent threats

VA: Money for private health care may run out by year’s end

Moore Trounces Trump-Backed Candidate in Alabama Senate Race

Trump appears to deletes tweets backing Strange after primary loss

After Luther Strange loses in Alabama, Trump's supportive tweets disappear

Trump at private dinner on NFL feud: 'It's really caught on'By Jim Acosta and Daniella Diaz, CNN 

Monday, September 25, 2017

'Declaration Of War' Means North Korea Can Shoot Down U.S. Bombers, Minister Says

At Least 6 White House Advisers Used Private Email Accounts

The Brazenness of Trump's White House Staff Using Private Email

White House not disputing report that at least 6 Trump advisers used personal email

Uh Oh.  Gowdy joins Democrats in probing Trump administration’s use of personal email

See the irony?

GOP leaders circulate plan that could end up as massive tax cut for the wealthy

​​Donald Trump versus the NFL, explained

​Trump’s N.F.L. Critique a Calculated Attempt to Shore Up His Base

Michael Jordan in response to Trump tweets: Peaceful protesters shouldn't be 'demonized'

Trump says McCain's health care decisions "tremendous slap in face" to GOP

CBO: Graham-Cassidy would lead to “millions” fewer people with insurance

Preliminary Analysis of Legislation That Would Replace Subsidies for Health Care With Block Grants

Newest Graham-Cassidy bill has a pretty sweet deal -- for Cassidy

The Obamacare Repeal Effort Might Finally Be Dead

The past 24 hours of Graham-Cassidy, explained

GOP already eyeing next chance to revive Obamacare repeal

Travel Ban 3.0 Would Be ‘Bulletproof’ If Not for Trump’s Remarks

Trump ignores Puerto Rico’s devastation to tweet about the NFL

In Battered Puerto Rico, Governor Warns of a Humanitarian Crisis

Disconnected by Disaster—Photos From a Battered Puerto Rico


Sunday, September 24, 2017

Deep challenges for Trump from North Korea to the home front (POLL)

Poll: Far more trust generals than Trump on N. Korea, while two-thirds oppose preemptive strike

Cruz opposes latest Obamacare repeal

Sen. Rand Paul lays out demands on health care as talks continue

New version of health-care bill will help Alaska and Maine — home of two holdout senators

Mnuchin: NFL players 'can do free speech on their own time'

These Trump tweets Break The Law: 

​"...our Great American Flag (or Country) and should stand for the National Anthem. If not, YOU'RE FIRED. Find something else to do!"

​"If NFL fans refuse to go to games until players stop disrespecting our Flag & Country, you will see change take place fast. Fire or suspend!"

Trump is breaking this law:  18 U.S. Code § 227 - Wrongfully influencing a private entity’s employment decisions by a Member of Congress or an officer or employee of the legislative or executive branch

Trump ‘Kneel’ Attack Gives His Base Reason To Stand

They Took a Knee

​​Defying Trump, Athletes Intensify Debate on Race and Protest

It’s Not About the Flag or the Military. It Never Has Been.

Pro-Trump media goes on offense for President in NFL controversy

A Divider, Not a Uniter, Trump Widens the Breach

Two-thirds of Americans think Trump is dividing the country — including a fifth of his supporters

Trump’s Poll Numbers Rise, but Only With His Base

Strange in trouble in Alabama, White House and GOP fear

CNN Poll: Opinion of the Republican Party falls to all-time low

For Trump aides caught in Russia investigation, legal bills and paranoia

Trump administration announces new travel restrictions

Border commerce, and who will really pay for the wall

Irony can be so ironic sometimes   Kushner used private email to conduct White House business

​Trump told another lie:   GOP tax blueprint to propose slashing corporate, individual rates

​The Lie?  Trump: Rich people won't benefit 'at all' from tax plan      The 'single biggest lie' of Trump’s tax plan

Obama tried to give Zuckerberg a wake-up call over fake news on Facebook


Saturday, September 23, 2017

‘I love Alabama — it’s special’: At rally for Sen. Luther Strange, Trump vents frustrations in rambling speech

Trump told a whopper of a lie:  "Trump praised Alabama for sheltering “17 million people” displaced by recent hurricanes, a number that seemed high given that the state has fewer than 5 million residents and that nearby Florida has 20.6 million residents."

The 64 most memorable lines from Donald Trump's Alabama speech

Donald Trump makes 16 false claims at Alabama rally

No, Mr. President, you did not invent the name ‘Big Luther’ Strange

Trump’s Big Gamble: Can He Pull Alabama Senator to Victory?

Donald Trump has picked a Twitter fight with the superstars of the NBA

With 'son of a bitch' comments, Trump tried to divide NFL and its players

Athletes call out Trump after national anthem, Curry remarks

Trump Just Threw His NFL Buddies Under the Bus

The dark racial sentiment in Trump's NBA and NFL criticism

What Trump's NFL, Curry remarks should signal to his base

Can California force Trump to release his tax returns to get on presidential ballot?

Immediately release Donald Trump's full tax returns, with all information needed to verify emoluments clause compliance.

Want Geniuses? Welcome Immigrants

Tom Price to halt taxpayer-funded travel on private jets pending review

Will Mark Zuckerberg ‘Like’ This Column?

Republicans continue Obamacare repeal work despite opposition

So much for the party of fiscal responsibility

Trump bashes McCain in early morning tweets

Some Trump supporters grumble in battleground Michigan

​What we know about the 21 states targeted by Russian hackers

From dotard to Goliath, world reacts to Trump

Friday, September 22, 2017

Huh?   As Trump campaigns for Strange in Alabama, he expresses some doubts: ‘I might have made a mistake’

McCain says he will vote no on GOP health-care bill, dealing major blow to repeal effort

Trumpcare’s ‘Alaska Bribe’ has a big constitutional problem

Block grants would be a disaster. Here’s how we know.

​Three Ways the New Republican Health Bill Differs From Past Repeal Efforts

Why Cleveland Clinic Opposes Graham-Cassidy Healthcare Bill

Is Obamacare finally safe?

Behind New Obamacare Repeal Vote: ‘Furious’ G.O.P. Donors

​​Full Text of Kim Jong-un’s Response to President Trump

Aides warned Trump not to attack North Korea's leader personally before his fiery U.N. address

How Tom Price decided chartered, private jets were a good use of taxpayer money

New details cast doubt on why Tom Price needed a private jet

Tom Price’s Entitlement Spending

Mnuchin's travel: Investigators now probing another costly government flight

Russian hackers targeted Minnesota's elections website

DHS tells states about Russian hacking during 2016 election

Trump says this is all a hoax. Mueller, Congress and Facebook disagree.

NFL players should be fired if they kneel during national anthem, Trump says

Enforcer or ‘choke point’? Kelly seeks to bring order to chaotic White House.

Here is what Trump's new travel ban is expected to look like

Trump aides begin looking for the exits


Thursday, September 21, 2017

North Korean leader responds to Trump: ‘I will surely and definitely tame the mentally deranged U.S. dotard with fire’

Senator Cassidy, Please Stop Lying about Health Care

Republicans aren’t voting for Graham-Cassidy. They’re just voting for Obamacare repeal.

Doctors: No

This Republican health-care bill is the most monstrous yet

Here’s how Trumpcare would devastate rural America

Kimmel continues war with Senator Cassidy on health-care bill; but is he right?

Kimmel's Late-Night Showdown

Kimmel fires back at Cassidy over Obamacare repeal bill

Alaska could get relief from Senate repeal bill's Medicaid cuts

​​Arizona stands to lose $1.7 billion under Graham-Cassidy, budget analysts say

​​Sandoval doubles down on criticism of Heller-sponsored measure; state analysis highlights up to $2 billion loss

The G.O.P. Bill Forces States to Build Health Systems From Scratch. That’s Hard.

Price traveled by private plane at least 24 times

Trump Has Filled, Not Drained, the Swamp

Protect the Elderly, Protect Yourself

Does Trump even know what he hates about the Iran nuclear deal?

Sean Spicer doesn't think he ever lied while press secretary

Sean Spicer lies about lying

Anderson Cooper Rips Former Press Secretary: ‘Did Sean Spicer Lie…? Yeah, He Did’

Sean Spicer's notes draw attention of special counsel Robert Mueller

Facebook is planning big changes to political ads on its site. Are they enough?

Jim Acosta Is the White House’s Favorite Reporter

Mueller asked WH for phone records on Air Force One statement

Grassley asks FBI if it warned Trump about Manafort

Russia turns on Morgan Freeman over election 'war' video

Trump hires campaign workers instead of farm experts at USDA

Alternative Fact of The Week: Jobs, jobs, jobs

Mass Exodus


Wednesday, September 20, 2017

How strong has job growth been on Donald Trump's watch?

Mueller casts broad net in requesting extensive records from Trump White House

Report: Manafort offered to brief Russian billionaire on election

Russian groups organized pro-Trump rallies on Facebook: report


Did Trump Just Do ‘Rocket Man’ a Favor?

Melania Trump condemns bullying — and raises some eyebrows — in her first U.N. speech

​​Melania Trump Finally Starts Her Work Against Cyberbullying

Sen. Graham implores colleague to vote for GOP health bill

Report finds that every state would suffer under Trumpcare

The new healthcare bill includes an 'Alaska Purchase' to woo a key senator

So getting it done more important than doing what is right?   Chuck Grassley: Fulfilling campaign promise just as important as 'substance' of health bill

The Republican National Committee Is Weaponizing Bernie Sanders’ Single-Payer Plan

Reports: Trump’s Own Nominee May Have Committed… Voter Fraud In 2016

​A 2,000-mile border journey

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

International Tourism to the U.S. Declined in Early 2017

In his most aggressive warning to date, Donald Trump threatens to ‘totally destroy’ North Korea

The Story Behind the Truman Quote in President Trump's U.N. Speech

Rob Reiner Helps Launch Committee to Investigate Russia

Senate panel cancels interview with Trump lawyer, asks him to open hearing

Trump using campaign, RNC funds to pay legal bills from Russia probe: sources

Paper ballots are back in vogue thanks to Russian hacking fears

Trump privately tries to mend fences with Senate Republicans

Donald Trump still has no evidence that his wiretapping claim was right

Who pays for the White House to lawyer up?

How Trump’s ‘America first’ doctrine drives everything he does — including getting elected

Trump, White House go all-out for Graham-Cassidy Obamacare repeal bill

The Two Republicans Who Will Likely Determine Obamacare's Fate

Graham-Cassidy health care bill: What you need to know

Compare Proposals to Replace The Affordable Care Act

Trump’s Pick for Ambassador to Russia Says Trump Is Wrong About Russia

Price’s private-jet travel breaks precedent

Steve Mnuchin jet request only the start of White House ethics issues

For the first time, Trump’s approval rating has increased for three weeks in a row


Monday, September 18, 2017

Exclusive: US government wiretapped former Trump campaign chairman

With a Picked Lock and a Threatened Indictment, Mueller’s Inquiry Sets a Tone

How to Read Bob Mueller’s Hand

Trump lawyers spill beans, thanks to terrible choice of restaurant — next door to the New York Times

​Trump in Moscow: what happened at Miss Universe in 2013

​​Donald Trump's unpresidential presidency keeps hitting new lows

The Graham-Cassidy Obamacare Repeal Bill Still Covers Fewer People

What's in Graham-Cassidy health care bill?

How Cassidy-Graham brings back preexisting conditions

McCain Holds Out as GOP Wages Last-Gasp Push to Repeal Obamacare

After wins against GOP, Democrats scramble to rally troops for another Obamacare fight

The Best Health Care System in the World: Which One Would You Pick?

Here’s How Tax Reform Could Squeeze the Middle Class

This year's Emmy Awards might as well have been a Trump roast

Sean Spicer and the Self-Contradicting Politics of the Emmys

Why did the Emmys help Sean Spicer rebrand?

For those in the Party of Trump, the Republicans — not the president — are to blame

Risky move by Trump in Alabama perplexes supporters, pundits

If Trump weren't president, would he get kicked off Twitter?

Trump opens U.N. comments with mention of Trump World Tower

Trump has a long history with the UN -- and it involves marble

Eric Trump's Old Foundation Apparently Held Secret Event At Trump-Owned Golf Club

Trump Administration Rejects Study Showing Positive Impact of Refugees

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Normalizing Trump: An incredibly brief explainer

Teaching English in the Age of Trump

Democrat: Trump only loyal to the 'pro-Trump' party

U.S. warns that time is running out for peaceful solution with North Korea

Why a Facebook warrant could signal a turning point in Mueller's investigation

Facebook Knows More About Russia’s Election Meddling. Shouldn’t We?

Trump Lawyers Clash Over How Much to Cooperate With Russia Inquiry

Stelter: Media must keep fact-checking Trump

Brian Stelter: Why newsrooms must keep fact-checking Trump

Trump Hypes Mock Video of Golf Ball Seen Striking Clinton

Retweet doesn't equal endorsement unless you're the President of the United States

Trump Goes on Wide-Ranging Sunday Morning Tweet Storm, RTs Assault on Hillary Clinton

With golf retweet, Trump blunders into the 'Streisand effect'

Trump’s divisive presidency reshapes a key part of his private business

Trump treks to the United Nations to meet world leaders anxious about what he'll say

Before tackling single-payer, save Obamacare


Saturday, September 16, 2017

Still no charity money from leftover Trump inaugural funds

A lot of talk, but still slow going for Trump agenda in Congress

House sets aside Trump's biggest budget cuts

Tax cuts quiet once-deafening GOP call for fiscal discipline

Week 17: Bannon the Critic Pans the Scandal Everyone’s Binge-watching


Mueller just obtained a warrant that could change the entire nature of the Russia investigation

Facebook handed Russia-linked ads over to Mueller under search warrant

Mueller Investigation Into Russian Facebook Ads May Be a Very Big Deal

Flynn could be Trump's Achilles heel | Farmer

Ex-Trump staffer says US President has ‘hung us out to dry’ over spiralling Russia probe legal costs

Trump’s ‘fake news’ attack lost its power this week


Friday, September 15, 2017

Trump’s Tweets About London Bombing Anger British Leaders

Taxpayers billed $1,092 for an official’s two-night stay at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club

Morality Is Negotiable for Mr. Trump

Trump Gives Conservatives Their Just Comeuppance

Trump’s bipartisan tax reform push would blow up Republicans’ strategy

Watchdogs Try To Get Mar-A-Lago Answers, Mostly Turn Up More Questions

​​Trump administration withholds almost all Mar-a-Lago visitor logs

Trump Declines to Release List of His Visitors at Mar-a-Lago

The first peek inside the Mar-a-Lago money engine only leaves us wanting more

Manafort spokesman testifies to Russia grand jury for more than two hours

Facebook handed Russia-linked ads over to Mueller under search warrant


Senators propose 9/11-style commission on Russian interference

Another prosecutor joins Trump-Russia probe

Russia Laundering Probe Puts Trump Tower Meeting in New Light

Anyone else see the irony?  Experts Say the Use of Private Email by Trump’s Voter Fraud Commission Isn’t Legal

Hill Republicans grapple with Trump's comments on taxing the rich

​​All the excuses Trump has given for why he won’t release his tax returns

Trump faces questions over his promise to historically black colleges

U.S. Army kills contracts for hundreds of immigrant recruits. Some face deportation.

Federal judge rules Trump can't withhold money from sanctuary cities

Transgender troops will be allowed to re-enlist for now: report

Trump administration working toward renewed drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Jemele Hill vs. Donald Trump vs. ESPN

Language expert: Trump's way of speaking is 'oddly adolescent'

5 things Trump did this week while you weren't looking

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Trump’s die-hard supporters are fuming after an apparent about-face on ‘dreamers’

GOP feels betrayed by Trump’s dealmaking with Dems

Let's Make a Deal?

Why Trump’s Immigration Deal with Democrats Could Unravel

How Rich Chinese Use Visa Fixers to Move to the U.S.

Inside Trump's dalliance with Democrats

‘Amnesty Don’? Trump tests the faith of supporters with talk of immigration deal

Trump Humiliated Jeff Sessions After Mueller Appointment

​Big Six still divided over basic elements of tax reform

Jimmy Kimmel and Sean Spicer talk facts, Trump and inauguration crowd size

Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident

Sean Spicer basically admitted that he was willing to lie for Trump

Why Didn't Trump Build Anything in Russia?

Congress struggles to figure out which Russia investigation trumps the others

Key Senate panel eyes new bills to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller

Trump: ‘I never even knew’ a Category 5 hurricanes existed 

​If Trump ever studied a FEMA Storm Surge Map...  Sad

Trump on climate change: ‘We’ve had bigger storms’  Actually, we haven't. 

The FakeNews Machine

Op-Ed  How does Susan Rice, collateral damage in Trump's war on facts, get back her reputation?

Highflying Mnuchins Take the Country for a Ride

The administration’s Marie Antoinette and King Louis XVI must go

The White House Calls Out ESPN  Sarah Huckabee Sanders Broke The Law!   18 U.S. Code § 227 - Wrongfully influencing a private entity’s employment decisions by a Member of Congress or an officer or employee of the legislative or executive branch

Yes, Donald Trump is a White Supremacist.

Trump lied about 'voter fraud' ... now he wants to steal people's votes

How Man-made Earthquakes Could Cripple the U.S. Economy


​​Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Sanders: 'Pretty clean and clear' that Comey broke federal law

Mike Flynn’s Son Is Subject of Federal Russia Probe

White House suggests ESPN fire Jemele Hill over 'outrageous' Trump comments

​Hmm...    Teddy Roosevelt: How to Criticize the President

Hmmmm II :  18 U.S. Code § 227 - Wrongfully influencing a private entity’s employment decisions by a Member of Congress or an officer or employee of the legislative or executive branch

Trump ethics watchdog moves to allow anonymous gifts to legal defense funds

Twitter founder: Trump election shows social media helping to 'dumb the entire world down'

Trump: Rich people 'will not be gaining at all' under tax plan

Trump Says Republicans’ Tax Plan Won’t Help the Rich

‘A new strategy’ for Trump? Democrats cautious but encouraged by fresh outreach.

McConnell: Blue slips shouldn't 'blackball' circuit court nominees

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin requested government jet for European honeymoon

The Arpaio Pardon and the Constitutional Duties of the President

​This is SAD:  Americans’ Knowledge of the Branches of Government Is Declining

Mattis’ Pentagon Is Ignoring Trump’s Mandate To Treat Climate Change As A Hoax


Tuesday, September 12, 2017

The Autocratic Element


Congress sends Trump a bill denouncing Charlottesville violence, white supremacy

Congress Overwhelmingly Approves Resolution Condemning White Nationalists

White House won’t commit to signing joint congressional resolution condemning white supremacists

Trump’s Hardline Immigration Stance Got Him To The White House

Action to Protect Young Immigrants Already Stumbles in Congress

White House: Not going to 'prejudge' if border wall is part of DACA deal

McConnell pours cold water on Trump-Schumer effort to repeal debt ceiling

GOP split over fixing or gutting Obamacare as deadline looms

GOP Senator Seeks Facebook ‘Full Accounting’ on Russia Ad Money

Meet the 'Philly Central High grad' who was really a Russian troll helping Trump win

Trump Plans Aggressive Road Show to Sell Tax Overhaul

Trump may visit up to 13 states in aggressive public push on tax reform

Corporate tax goal in doubt as Trump kicks off push on reform

Why American Workers Pay Twice as Much in Taxes as Wealthy Investors

Why Kansas should abolish Kris Kobach’s not-so-full-time job

Kris Kobach Pushes Voter Fraud Lies While Meeting With Fellow Suppression Activists

Jeff Sessions Was Lobbied to Exclude Democrats From Trump's Election Fraud Panel [Updated]

GOP braces for Bannon primary attacks

SAD:   Americans Are Poorly Informed About Basic Constitutional Provisions

Monday, September 11, 2017

Riverdale History teacher makes 9/11 lesson personal

9/11: Donald Trump's bizarre quotes about September 11 attacks before becoming President


​​Trump Still Hasn’t Retracted His False Claim That He Saw Muslims Cheering on 9/11

Can Irma finally blow through the GOP’s climate change denial?

Bannon’s Civil War Could Undercut the GOP’s Top 2018 Advantage

McConnell Says Democrats’ Glee on Debt Limit Deal Was Premature

Trump outreach to Dems unsettling for GOP

Dent: GOP's new litmus test is ‘Trump loyalty’

Can Decent People Be Republican Anymore?

A growing Republican retirement problem

Michigan Rep. Dave Trott won't run for reelection

Republican attempt to deflect Trump-Russia probes could backfire: sources

FBI investigating Russian news agency: report

Lawyer says extradition of oligarch tied to Trump campaign chief imminent

Exclusive: Russia Used Facebook Events to Organize Anti-Immigrant Rallies on U.S. Soil

​Russian politician says on live TV that Russia stole U.S. presidency

Some Trump lawyers said to have advocated for pushing Kushner out of the White House

CIA director suggests North Korea may be working another angle with its nuclear ambitions

Trump team gutting EPA when we need it most

Conspiracies, Corruption and Climate

​Senate approves resolution condemning white supremacist groups

After nine months, federal offices are still waiting to hang Trump’s picture

A Sad, Ridiculous Question,   Fox News host asks Ryan Zinke if 9/11 memorials will be taken down next

From 'Dream Jobs' to Bussing Tables Again

Legal groups move to challenge Trump's Arpaio pardon

A background check before voting? Kobach-led commission will consider proposal


Sunday, September 10, 2017

Where Trump’s Hands-Off Approach to Governing Does Not Apply

'This is great!': Trump called Chuck Schumer to tell him about the great TV coverage their bipartisan deal got

Trump’s hostile takeover of the GOP is almost complete

A Month Has Passed Since Trump Declared an Opioid Emergency. What Next?

Remembering the 'Dreamer' in all of us (Guest opinion)

​​Bannon plotting primaries against slate of GOP incumbents

Source: Bannon and allies preparing primary challenges against GOP senators

Bannon: GOP 'trying to nullify' Trump's election

GOP fears House retirements could set off a wave

Scoop: Jeff Sessions' lie detector idea

Here's why the US government can't be run like a business

Five major revelations from Congress's Russia probes

​​Saturday, September 9, 2017

Bound to No Party, Trump Upends 150 Years of Two-Party Rule

Congress gives Trump a pass on releasing his tax returns

​​Immediately release Donald Trump's full tax returns, with all information needed to verify emoluments clause compliance.

‘The New Washington’: How Schumer’s Power Play Led to a Deal With Trump

President Trump’s War on Science

Scott Pruitt says it’s not the time to talk climate change. For him, it never is.

Week 16: Donald Jr. Spins His Trump Tower Tale Again

Mar-A-Lago Has A Flood Insurance Policy Through The Federal Government

Trump and Mar-a-Lago have a long and questionable history with hurricanes

From last October:  Trump took $17 million in insurance for damage few remember

Document details scrapped deal for Trump Tower Moscow  This Trump Tweet not aging well: 

"Russia has never tried to use leverage over me. I HAVE NOTHING TO DO WITH RUSSIA - NO DEALS, NO LOANS, NO NOTHING!"

The Trump Fever Never Breaks

Report: Trump Is Refusing To Make Eye Contact With Gary Cohn

ICE arrests young immigrant’s sponsor months after feds assured him he’d be safe

Trump faith adviser: ‘I wish I wouldn’t have said’ God ‘lifted up’ Trump

Trump tasks GOP with solving immigration: The issue that divides it most


Friday, September 8, 2017

Here's what lawyers are telling companies to do about DACA

US Commission on Civil Rights condemns Trump's DACA repeal and Joe Arpaio pardon

Dreamers, Liars and Bad Economics

What Donald Trump Jr. Left Out of His Statement to Congress

The case for Trump-Russia collusion: We’re getting very, very close

Mueller gives White House names of 6 aides he expects to question in Russia probe

Mueller’s team to soon interview West Wing officials in Russia probe

Trump tortured Spicer and Priebus. Now they get to tell investigators about Trump.

Trump’s Congressional Allies Are Trying to Manipulate the Steele Dossier to Undercut the Russia Investigation

New White House Chief of Staff Has an Enforcer

US pulls back surveillance on ISIS convoy at Russian request

This is the most brazen act of Obamacare sabotage yet

Republicans Chew Gum. Walk? Not So Much.

The White House tried to calm furious House Republicans. It didn't go well.

Trump is making Paul Ryan's life very hard

Trump's debt deal was better than Paul Ryan's, many Republicans admit

Will Trump's Abrupt Dance With the Democrats Last?

The President's newest allies are in for lesson on how Trump makes friends

House Republicans lash Mnuchin, Mulvaney behind closed doors

Kris Kobach’s leap of logic on voter fraud in New Hampshire should be disqualifying

Kobach Discovers College Students Live in College Towns

So Mike Pence LIED to US?   Pence tries his best to keep unsaid what Trump then says about election integrity

​"He made a sweeping promise:

This commission — let me be clear — this commission has no preconceived notions or preordained results. We’re fact-finders. And in the days ahead, we will gather the relevant facts and data, and at the conclusion of our work, we will present the president with a report of our findings.

Evenhanded. About election integrity. About protecting the vote. No preconceptions at all — except that Kobach argued last November that there were more illegal votes cast for Clinton than her margin of victory."

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Trump offers us a glimpse behind the curtain. There’s nothing there.

While Dreamers Are in Purgatory, the GOP Is in Hell

How Much Do Dreamers Pay In Taxes? DACA Recipients Contribute Just Like Everyone Else


Trump sides with Democrats on fiscal issues, throwing Republican plans into chaos

Appeals court rules against Trump administration on travel ban

Trump’s travel ban shouldn’t include grandparents or extended family, 9th circuit court says

Trump Jr. Says He Wanted Russian Dirt to Determine Clinton’s ‘Fitness’ for Office

Blumenthal cites 'gaps' in Trump Jr. testimony

Is Donald Trump Jr. Trying to Con Congress on the Russia Scandal?

Mueller is homing in on Trump's involvement in responding to Trump Jr.'s Russia meeting

Facebook faces backlash over Russian meddling

Mark Warner: Facebook discovery of ad sales to Russian company may be 'tip of the iceberg'

​The Fake Americans Russia Created to Influence the Election

Did Facebook ads traced to a Russian company violate U.S. election law?

Alleged Russian political meddling documented in 27 countries since 2004

Trump’s Inauguration Pledged Millions to Charity. To Date: Zero Given.

Upbeat Trump raves to Schumer, Pelosi about news coverage of their deal

It’s a ‘great thing’ to deal with Democrats, Trump now says


Freedom Caucus Members Frustrated With GOP Leaders on Agenda

The Parable of the Scorpion and the Elephant

Schumer and Pelosi just totally suckered Trump


Mulvaney: Trump is 'annoyed' by Republican leaders

Trump knocks out an awful Fed chair contender — for an awful reason

Ethics Watchdogs Say Kris Kobach’s Compensation From Breitbart Raises Questions

Why it's so hard to trust Facebook

This is strange,  Gingrich or Santorum as speaker? House conservatives plot mischief for the fall.

No one is ousting Paul Ryan any time soon

House panel rejects measure to seek Trump's tax returns

Governors Sound Off On How To Fix Health Insurance

Tennessee religious colleges lead way in pleading for DACA to stay

1 in 4 Dreamers Are Parents of US Citizens

Trump administration sides with cake baker in gay wedding legal fight

As hurricanes and wildfires rage, US climate politics enters the realm of farce

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi to join Trump's drug commission next week


Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Trump hits new low in public opinion — but he's still beating Hillary Clinton

We came close in 1968 and I ran for POTUS with this as one of my platform planks    Is the Electoral College Doomed?

Will McCain make up his mind?  This story needs to be followed:  McCain backs Graham-Cassidy ObamaCare repeal effort

Trump announces recipients for his $1 million donation for Hurricane Harvey relief

Trump gets millions from golf members. CEOs and lobbyists get access to president

GOP leaders prevent votes to ban federal spending at Trump businesses

Sale of Brooklyn Housing Complex Would Benefit Trump

Why does Trump lie about things that are easily researched?   Trump says the U.S. is the highest taxed country in the world. It's not.

Trump's Art of the Deal? Not so much

For Conservatives, Trump’s Deal With Democrats Is Nightmare Come True

Trump overrules GOP with deal on spending, debt, Harvey aid

Republican leaders in the room 'shell-shocked' following Trump deal with Democrats

Donald Trump Just Undercut His Own Party On The Debt Ceiling. It Was Deliberate.

Top Trump lawyer in private email exchange: 'Me and Kelly' are the 'adults in the room'

Uh Oh - Freedom Caucus leaders vent to Paul Ryan after talks with Steve Bannon

Trump voter fraud commission violated federal rules, lawsuit claims

Obama had a ‘pen and phone’ strategy; Trump has an eraser

What’s next for DACA and the nearly 800,000 people protected by it

Former attorney general Eric Holder: The Trump administration’s deep misunderstanding of DACA

What Jimmy Kimmel gets exactly right about Trump's DACA decision

Trump is exposing the big lie at the core of Trumpism

Show Us Donald Trump’s Christianity (To Pastors, Evangelists, and Christian Leaders)

How The End Of DACA Affects An Entire Classroom in Antioch

FACT CHECK: Are DACA Recipients Stealing Jobs Away From Other Americans?

What About "Whataboutism?"

Russians Flock to Trump Properties to Give Birth to U.S. Citizens

Russian firm tied to pro-Kremlin propaganda advertised on Facebook during election  When does Facebook go to jail?   Foreign Nationals

Cassidy-Graham: the Obamacare repeal plan McCain is supporting, explained

Mnuchin: Sanctions on countries trading with NK ready for Trump to sign


Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Kim Jong Un Puts America Within Striking Distance

DACA decision confirms it: Trump has killed the Bush version of the GOP

Watch: Jeff Sessions Announces End to ‘Dreamers’ Program

4 lies Jeff Sessions told to justify ending DACA

What ‘Dreamers’ Gained From DACA, and Stand to Lose

DACA's End Will Cost Businesses $6.3 Billion

Trump's DACA decision triggers anguish, political firestorm

Obama speaks out on Trump administration's DACA action

Trump: I'll 'revisit' DACA if Congress can't fix in 6 months


By ending DACA, Trump is trying to appease his base while leaving room to blame others

Poll: Majority opposes deporting Dreamers

Admin memo: DACA recipients should prepare for 'departure from the United States'

DACA’s beneficiaries landed good jobs, enrolled in college, and contributed to society

Politics  Trump and Republicans face ‘a defining moment’ on immigration

2018 Could Be The Year Of The Angry White College Graduate

Trump wants one last Senate push on Obamacare repeal

This is what Obamacare sabotage looks like

No experience required for Trump nominees

Trump USDA nominee faces pushback over lack of experience

Trump has somehow managed to enrage every country he needs to avert catastrophe with North Korea

DeVos ends agreement to work on student loan fraud

Michigan Gambled on Charter Schools.  Its Children Lost.

Monday, September 4, 2017

Russia probes kick into high gear

US immigration: DACA and Dreamers explained

Trump Prepares to End DACA

USCIS's DACA Frequently Asked Questions

​​Pending DACA decision sparks reaction on both sides

Trump asked aides for 'a way out' on DACA: report

Pastors who stood by Trump after Charlottesville plead for him to show ‘heart’ for ‘dreamer’ immigrants

The questions that 800,000 people are waiting for Trump to answer about DACA

Something is seriously off about this president

Dealing With Hurricane Trump

The Same Agency That Runs Obamacare Is Using Taxpayer Money to Undermine It

GOP leaders banking on Trump to save them from fiscal disaster

For Trump, summer of crises leads into autumn of consequence

Why Can’t We Get Cities Right?

​​Is Donald Trump taking any of Barack Obama's advice?

Trump's Nominee To Be USDA's Chief Scientist Is Not A Scientist

US military options on North Korea 'very ugly'

​​Trump's empty trade threats weaken U.S. hand over North Korea


Sunday, September 3, 2017

North Korea apparently conducts another nuclear test, South Korea says

Trump's 'fire and fury' rhetoric met with defiance by Kim Jong Un

‘We’ll see,’ Trump says on potentially attacking North Korea over its nuclear test

Here's what North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wants from the United States

U.S. warns of 'massive military response,' halt in Chinese trade after N. Korea nuke test

Mattis: NKorea threat would bring massive military response

After North Korea Nuclear Test, Trump Saves Harshest Words for South Korea

Trump just tweeted:  "The United States is considering, in addition to other options, stopping all trade with any country doing business with North Korea."

Trump needs to do some research,

Trump threatens to cut off trade with China if it does not stop trade with North Korea

Trump is expected to phase out DACA program, although decision is not finalized

Wow!  Trump needs to do some more research on this!  Trump has decided to end DACA, with 6-month delay 

​Why?  The Economic and Fiscal Impact of Repealing DACA

Don’t End DACA: The Immigration Program Trump Must Save

Republican Party Autopsy Author Goes Off On GOP As Trump’s DACA Decision Nears

Missing volunteer pulled from Cypress Creek

Mexico readies relief aid for Texas flood victims

EPA defends action on flooded Superfund sites in Houston

WOW! The EPA issues a Press Release attacking an Associated Press reporter but does not refute the actual facts in his story! Here is the story   AP EXCLUSIVE: Toxic waste sites flooded in Houston area and here is the EPA Press Release:    EPA Response To The AP's Misleading Story   Unbelievable!!!!

EPA blasts Associated Press journalist over report about Houston superfund sites

In op-ed for Journal Sentinel, President Trump touts his tax reform agenda, calls it "pro-worker" and "pro-American"

Brian Stelter Comes Up With New Name For Fox and Friends: ‘Trump and Friends’

Top Intel Dem on Moscow Trump Tower deal

Top House Intelligence Committee member: Trump is being 'dishonest' about Russia ties

Hmmm...  This Trump Tweet NOT aging well, 

​"Russia has never tried to use leverage over me. I HAVE NOTHING TO DO WITH RUSSIA - NO DEALS, NO LOANS, NO NOTHING!"

'Are you on drugs?': Top Trump lawyer Ty Cobb slams 'rabid' press in lengthy response to questions on Comey letter

Trump’s hosting of Malaysia’s prime minister marks another setback for the rule of law

Inside Trump’s vise grip on a fearful Republican Party

Trump Shifts Labor Policy Focus From Worker to Entrepreneur   What Weekend is This? LABOR Day Weekend?

​​LABOR DAY        History of Labor Day       The US celebrates Labor Day because of a bloody clash over 100 years ago that left 30 people dead and cost $80 million in damages

Op-Ed  If you listen closely, you can hear Trump's tax plan shrinking

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Majority of Americans think Trump is 'unstable', Fox News poll finds

North Korea says it has developed a new ICBM hydrogen bomb

North Korea claims hydrogen bomb being fitted to missile

​​Justice Department: No evidence Trump Tower was wiretapped

Mueller may have just gotten 'the most important evidence' so far in his obstruction of justice case

President Trump returning to Texas to meet with 'families' affected by Harvey


Donald Trump Is at War With His Party

Is Trump Really Pro-Worker?

He is no rocket scientist. This is NASA, you know, Rocket Scientists!   Jim Bridenstine to Be Nominated by Trump to Lead NASA

Trump hires another person who hates what he is put in charge of.   Trump nominates former coal exec to run MSHA


Trump aide Keith Schiller out at the White House


Friday, September 1, 2017

Houston officials were warned they had a problem — they didn't listen


Trump’s economy is doing (slightly) worse than Obama’s

White House walks back promise about Trump donating his ‘personal money’ to Harvey victims


Ending DACA Will Impose Billions in Employer Compliance Costs

Who Trump would hurt if he ends DACA, explained with 11 charts

Mueller Has Early Draft of Trump Letter Giving Reasons for Firing Comey

Could this Russian-born Trump donor be the key to a cryptic Manafort note?

Trump aides averted more detailed letter justifying Comey firing

Doyle McManus: Why hasn't Tillerson quit?

Why hasn't Kelly quit?   Forceful Chief of Staff Grates on Trump, and the Feeling Is Mutual

After Harvey, the Trump administration reconsiders flood rules it just rolled back

Treasury inspector general reviewing Mnuchin trip to Kentucky

Pro-Russian Bots Sharpen Online Attacks for 2018 U.S. Vote

Manafort Notes From Russian Meet Refer to Political Contributions

Why most evangelicals don’t condemn Trump


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