Day 278 since the deadliest mass shooting on U.S soil in Las Vegas that killed 58, injured 546 and Congress has taken NO action to prevent future mass shootings. #NeverForget
The families of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas H.S. victims are launching an advocacy group, 'Stand with Parkland,' created to enact legislation around school safety, mental health screenings and support responsible gun ownership.
@MomsDemand: America is exceptional in many ways. Gun violence against women should not be one of them.
Join the chorus of Americans demanding our lawmakers ACT to end gun violence. Text READY to 644-33.
Army Cpl. Joseph Maciel, killed in Afghanistan, was supporting the Army’s new adviser brigade. It marks their first fatality.
Proving once again that only fools rush in, Trump forced a summit for cheap headlines. In the process, he gave legitimacy to the most oppressive communist regime on the planet, further damaged the United States and made himself look like a fool. washingtonpost.com/world/national…
Democratic Sen. Chris Coons said Trump's summit with Kim Jong Un in Singapore last month was "not much more than a reality TV handshake" after North Korea compared Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to a "gangster" following talks in Pyongyang
Pompeo pushes back on North Korea criticism: "If those requests were gangster-like, the world is a gangster" hill.cm/0UipzdI
Meanwhile, in the United States Trump’s administration is no closer to reuniting 3,000 migrant kids with their parents after separating them weeks ago, and has attacked a federal court for setting a deadline.
"The 1-year-old boy in a green button-up shirt drank milk from a bottle, played with a small purple ball that lit up when it hit the ground and occasionally asked for 'agua.' ... both his mother and father were in Honduras."
Dick Durbin: "Forcibly removing children from their parents at the border and then putting them adrift on a bureaucratic sea where they can't even find them ... It is a convergence of cruelty and incompetence that brings us to this moment."
If government plans go through, undocumented immigrant children could outnumber military personnel almost 4-to-1 at West Texas' Goodfellow Air Force Base.
Hundreds of Texas property owners get notices from Trump administration about surveying land for border wall
The number of people who fall under the travel ban exceeds 135,000,000, according to immigrant advocacy groups. nyti.ms/2tLEchr
Here’s a story about the Trump administration threatening the rest of the world in order to protect pharmaceutical companies from a resolution that would encourage universal breast-feeding, which would prevent 800,000 child deaths a year.
The US threatened Ecuador with punitive trade measures and withdrawing military aid if it didn’t cancel its effort to ... endorse breastfeeding.
The Trump administration said it was suspending a program that pays billions to insurers to stabilize insurance markets under the Affordable Care Act
Data Download: Trade war could turn Trump's biggest strength into weakness
U.S. soybean farmers warn Trump trade war with China will cause "serious damage" to industry
Think Trump’s trade war doesnt affect you? Take a good look around your house because all this is about to cost you a lot more.
A clear portrait, by people inside the White House, of a president who has been turned against his own foreign policy advisers by a Russian dictator. wapo.st/2KCA4up
Brexit funder, Aaron Banks, now revealed to have had 7 more meetings with Russian officials during & after the campaign than admitted and to have purchased discounted shares in a state-owned Russian diamond company which then doubled in value.
A U.K. woman has died after being exposed to the same nerve agent used against former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, British police said
Looks like the Trump Administration has now shelved its Middle East peace plan.
Giuliani confirmed that Trump said to Comey about Flynn: "Can you give a man a break." Here's what Trump told @peterbakernyt last May:
According to emails obtained by BuzzFeed News, top officials at the Bureau of Labor Statistics were alarmed over a tweet from Trump last month touting a jobs report before it was officially released. "Obviously, we are concerned."
Questions from Jillian Jorgensen, the City Hall bureau chief of the New York Daily News, prompted Trump to have to pay $48,000 more in taxes on his Trump Tower condo.
A seventh former Ohio State University wrestler tells WaPo that he believes Republican Rep. Jim Jordan knew about sexual abuse that allegedly took place in the school's athletic department three decades ago.
Since a court ordered the Trump admin not to ban transgender military recruits, scores have applied — but almost none are being accepted.
The applicants are being stalled or turned away at a time when some branches face a shortage of recruits. nytimes.com/2018/07/05/us/…
Richard Blumenthal on SCOTUS: "The president's outsourced his decision to The Federalist Society and the Heritage Foundation ... I've never seen a president of the United States in effect, make himself a puppet of outside groups." (via ABC)
McConnell and some staff are worried about the length of paper trail Kavanaugh has amassed
Trump enablers already saying his SCOTUS pick shouldn't answer questions at a Senate hearing. They say this was the rule for Ruth Bader Ginsburg in '93.
Turns out the “Ginsburg rule” is... stating unequivocal support for abortion rights. #receipts
Breaking into a reality show to have a reality star make an announcement is a sad reality.
"ABC will air The Bachelorette in its regular 8 PM EST time slot but will break in for Trump’s announcement and return to the show afterward."
Thousands of protestors declare Trump “not welcome” in Brussels ahead of NATO summit
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