Day 283 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
Trump admin says it cannot reunite all 2,500 kids separated from parents at border hill.cm/mZSoqAF
Eugene Robinson: The Trump administration’s "kidnapping" of the children of would-be migrants "should be seen as an ongoing criminal conspiracy. Somebody ought to go to jail." washingtonpost.com/opinions/the-t…
Hours after Trump departed NATO HQ, U.S. military leaders embarked on a full-scale "damage control" operation with calls to their counterparts across Europe to reassure them that America will abide by its defense commitments in the region. nbcnews.com/politics/donal…
Germany poll [@zdfheute]:
89% of Germans say the U.S. are not a reliable partner under the Trump Administration.
I’m no royalty expert, but I’m confident cutting the Queen off or standing in front of her is frowned upon 😐
The "Trump baby" balloon has taken to the London skies. (via TRT)
Absolutely MASSIVE protests against Donald Trump's visit to the U.K. today.
Thank you, London!
London Mayor Sadiq Khan says that Londoners are protesting Trump himself and not America or its people. (via Bloomberg)
250,000 protesters reportedly marched in London against Trump's visit.
U.K. minister for higher education.
Trump appears visibly annoyed, looks to roll his eyes when asked, as he sits next to Theresa May, about his interview with the Sun newspaper in which he attacks Theresa May. (via BBC)
Trump promised to release the recording that allegedly proves he was victim of 'fake news' by The Sun.
But so far, the White House won't provide the tape. yahoo.com/news/trump-pro…
Trump claims that immigration is destroying Europe: "I think they better watch themselves because you are changing culture, you are changing a lot of things."
Ex-U.S. Amb. to NATO Nicholas Burns: "You saw the real Donald Trump this morning ... when he said, 'you're changing the culture through immigration.' That's code word for white supremacists. That's code word for keeping people of color and other diverse backgrounds out."
Strange line in Trump's strange presser: "If you look at what I've done, compared to what other people have done 160 days in, there's nobody even close."
Trump has been in office for 539 days. So, "160 days" into what?
When a CNN reporter tried to ask Trump a question at a news conference, Trump said "CNN is fake news. I don't take questions from CNN. John Roberts of Fox. Let's go to a real network."
Trump once again blames Obama more than Putin for Russia's annexation of Crimea.
Important to remember that Russia was kicked out of the G8 in response. Trump has called for Russia to be reinstated in the group.
Trump boasted about expelling 60 Russian diplomats, to suggest he is tough on Russia.
Here's a story about how he berated his staff for doing that: washingtonpost.com/world/national…
Robert Mueller indicted 12 Russian intel officers for their hacking campaign during the 2016 election. politico.com/story/2018/07/…
"...on or about July 27, 2016, the Conspirators attempted after hours to spearphish for the first time email accounts at a domain ... used by Clinton's personal office."
Here's what Trump said on July 27, 2016.
The same day that DCLeaks launched (publishing material allegedly stolen by the Russian hackers) was the same day that Don Jr. and Agalarov allegedly talk by phone about setting up the Trump Tower meeting.
Robert Mueller and his team by the numbers:
• 191 criminal charges
• 32 individuals and 3 businesses indicted
• 5 guilty pleas
• 2 criminal cases head to trial
• 1 individual who has served a prison sentence
(Some witch hunt.)
Schumer: "Trump should cancel his meeting with Putin until Russia takes demonstrable and transparent steps to prove that they won't interfere in future elections. Glad-handing with Vladimir Putin on the heels of these indictments would be an insult to our democracy."
Jack Reed: "In light of this stunning indictment by the Justice Department that these Russian conspirators attacked our democracy and were communicating with Americans to interfere in our election, President Trump should immediately cancel his meeting with Vladimir Putin."
A reminder: Obama cancelled a summit with Putin planned for September 2013 in Moscow after Putin granted Snowden asylum.
House conservatives are preparing a new push to oust Rod Rosenstein, three conservative Capitol Hill sources tell Politico.
This is unbelievable!
Greenpeace has flown a paraglider over Turnberry, where Trump is staying this weekend. The paraglider carried a banner bearing the message, 'Trump: Well Below Par.'
Trump lost millions at golf courses in Scotland.
U.S. voters weren’t told that.
Donald Trump to spend time in Scotland schmoozing 40 businessmen while taxpayers cover the cost.
The Novartis CEO who paid Michael Cohen millions for access to Trump access sent Cohen a drug pricing proposal that was later adopted by the Trump admin, The Hill reports. thehill.com/policy/healthc…
Environmental cleanup of Mike Pence family's failed gas stations has cost Indiana taxpayers more than $20,000,000, according to an exclusive AP report.
Inspector general finds at least $341,000 wasted on travel by Trump's ousted health secretary Tom Price.
Wilbur Ross says he's finally selling all his stock holdings.
He claimed to have sold all of his stocks back on January 15, 2017. Almost 550 days ago.
In case you missed yesterday's thread:
NEW: Roger Stone says he believes the "U.S. person" mentioned in latest Mueller indictment refers to him. abcn.ws/2uldXOX
Trump's ambassador lobbied Britain on behalf of jailed right-wing activist Tommy Robinson reut.rs/2NObxAI
Reminder: when the CIA told Obama just how extreme the Russian intervention was, two months before the election, it was Mitch McConnell who threatened to decry the sharing of that information with the public as a divisive partisan act. More here: nyti.ms/2IzAz2G?smid=n…