Day 547 of NO EVIDENCE produced by Trump that his phones were tapped by Obama.
The FISA warrant Trump referenced targeted Carter Page. #TrumpLies
A judge has rejected Alex Jones's attempt to dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed against him by Sandy Hook parents, siding with families who Jones claimed staged the massacre of their children.
South Korean President Moon and Chinese President Xi are both reportedly planning to visit North Korea this month.
They're not insisting on denuclearization progress before they arrive.
Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says he is "very worried" about North Korea because "frankly, I think we have a failed summit on our hands."
"It was doomed to failure ... because there was never the preparatory work that has to be done”
Chris Christie's admin reportedly funneled $500,000,000 of N.J. workers' pension cash into the owner of American Media, the media biz that allegedly helped bury negative stories about Trump. Christie's PAC also got a big donations. capitalandmain.com/ohio-new-jerse…
Omarosa taped nearly every conversation she had while working in the W.H., including ones with "all of the Trumps," a source who watched her make many of the tapes tells Axios. Omarosa did this with a personal phone, almost always on record mode. axios.com/omarosa-secret…
Manafort Family Drama: Jessica Manafort, daughter of the convicted lobbyist, is changing her last name to "Bond" (her mother's maiden name) “to separate myself & my work from a public perception that has nothing to do with the person that I am.”
In one month, Don Jr. and Eric Trump spent over $200,000 in taxpayer money on Secret Service protection for their trips for the president’s business.
Trump claims that anyone would get "dirt" on their opponent if they could.
But when Al Gore's team actually did during the 2000 campaign, they turned it over to the FBI.
Elizabeth Warren wants the Commerce Department I.G. to open an investigation into the exemption process for Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs.
One biz Warren wants inspected? Russian aluminum company Rusal. bit.ly/2MD9NgJ
Wife of ex-NRA head asked accused Russian spy for help securing million dollar jet fuel deal: report
Ex-U.S. Ambassador to Canada: How Trump has treated Canada is "the definition of insanity."
Tammy Duckworth wants information about what she calls "pay-to-play" allegations to get the Energy Department to approve a huge nuclear loan application for one of his clients. bit.ly/2C6jTlh
Amy Klobuchar says her colleagues are being kept in the dark about Brett Kavanaugh's record.
"It's not normal because we are not able to see 100,000 documents because the administration has said we can’t see them, exerting their executive power."
Lindsey Graham on Kavanaugh: “Some [state challenges] work their way up to the Supreme Court. He will give great deference I’m sure to Roe v Wade. But it can be overturned like every other decision. But that will be up to the facts and the record,” he said on Fox.
Lindsey Graham on whether he thinks Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will overturn Roe v. Wade: “The bottom line here is that there is a process to overturn a precedent and I think he understands that process”
The process is 5 votes.
On eve of Kavanaugh hearings we still don’t know how-after his name appeared Trump's list of Supreme Court possibles-he abruptly paid off longstanding debt possibly exceeding 200k. Accepting no-strings cash got Fortas kicked off high court in 1969. washingtonpost.com/investigations…
NATO is considering naming its new HQ after John McCain.
"Despite his being a US Senator, across Europe we all felt that John McCain III was one of our own." cnn.com/2018/08/29/pol…
Fox & Friends Attacks Meghan McCain And Obama Over Eulogies: We Won't Be 'Shamed' Into Criticizing Trump ift.tt/2C8BitO
Why don’t we hear about the working class anymore? When Trump won, his supporters harped on liberals as out of touch with working people. But wages haven't moved, so Trump supporters prefer other subjects.
Trump's words won't buy dinner.
David Hogg has helped to raise close to $10,000 through GoFundMe to pin a 2016 tweet from Trump attacking Ted Cruz on a billboard in Texas.
Avenatti to hold "resistance rally" in Texas the same night as Trump's campaign rally for Cruz hill.cm/aeQb6z1
Kansas Supreme Court agrees Douglas County must summon grand jury to investigate Kobach
Ian M. Smith, Homeland Security analyst who resigned this week after he was confronted about his ties to white nationalist groups, attended multiple immigration policy meetings at the White House, WaPo reports. washingtonpost.com/world/national…
A U.S. Army director recently offered a job as deputy director of the federal agency that oversees immigration applications made anti-Muslim statements and posts on Facebook in recent years, BuzzFeed found.
He will now not fill that position.
GOP official in Pennsylvania Govt Official Resigns After Calling Protesting NFL Players “baboons” & “ignorant blacks”.
"Oh my god, she's a girl, and you guys shoot her in the face." BuzzFeed viewed an unpublished video that shows the aftermath of a young migrant woman shot by Border Patrol.
@JimCarrey: Donald Trump is now inciting civil unrest at his rallies, threatening the safety of our citizens.
A real President doesn’t do this.
A real congress won’t allow him to.
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Shocking stories this week of corruption and mistreatment of marginalized communities that got lost in the chaos.
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