Day 583 of NO EVIDENCE produced by Trump that his phones were tapped by Obama.
The FISA warrant Trump referenced targeted Carter Page. #TrumpLies
Reminder: The Trump administration is systematically locking up thousands of children at unheard of rates - now a staggering 12,800.
The government classifies these children as "unaccompanied"
Odd occurrence at the White House.
They announced Secretary of State Pompeo would make remarks at the mic outside the West Wing.
He talked about North Korea and Nikki Haley for about two minutes, then left without taking a single question.
North Korea rejects 'preconditions' for U.S. talks (The Denver Herald) - thedenverherald.com/north-korea-re…
In 2005, Trump kicked off a decade-long buying and spending spree, vastly expanding his hotel and golf empire using unorthodox tactics, racing through hundreds of millions in cash and drawing loans from an office at Deutsche Bank, WaPo reports. washingtonpost.com/politics/after…
Examining records from a Trump Org. server, a group of computer scientists discovered thousands of D.N.S. lookups from a pair of servers owned by Alfa Bank, one of the largest banks in Russia and Spectrum Health, a biz linked to the DeVos family.
The Guardian reports that former Cambridge Analytica chief executive Alexander Nix, who earned millions from his work for the Trump campaign in 2016, used the n-word to describe the prime minister of Barbados. theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/o…
Moscow Times: The office of Russia's infamous troll factory believed to be at the vanguard of Russia's information war has been set on fire in St. Petersburg overnight.
Roger Stone aide Andrew Miller hopes Kavanaugh will support his case against Mueller. He was subpoenaed by Mueller and is fighting to block it. With Kavanaugh on the bench, Miller says, "I feel nothing but great. I'm cool as a cucumber now."
First note of the day from the White House: “Kanye West is coming to the White House to have lunch with Trump and he will also meet with Jared Kushner.”
Trump: "Kanye is a smart guy."
NBC News: Trump's tariffs have already cost Ford $1B; now it's planning layoffs.
Hillary Clinton on the Kavanaugh ceremony on CNN this morning: "What was done last night in the White House was a political rally. It further undermined the image and integrity of the court. And that troubles me greatly."
If protesters aren't paid, can you call them "paid protesters"? 🤔
As Trump tweets this morning again claiming anti-Kavanaugh protesters were paid, it's a good time to remind that Trump's campaign paid people $50 each to cheer for him at his presidential announcement in 2015. hollywoodreporter.com/news/donald-tr…
A "Fox and Friends" guest made what she later said was a joke about alleged paid protesters waiting for their checks.
Trump apparently took it seriously and tweeted it.
So, does Trump think that Dr. Ford is evil?
Trump announces Nikki Haley has resigned as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and will be leaving her post at the end of the year.
Hmm. Why now?
Just yesterday, CREW called for an investigation into seven private flights taken by Nikki Haley that were apparently paid for by South Carolina business executives.
Trump on Ivanka at UN: "I don't think there would be anyone more competent in the world."
Ivanka would never take this role. It would involve working.
Trump says ex-aide, now Goldman exec Dina Powell is a “person I would consider" to fill the UN Ambassador post.
Reminder: Trump said that Goldman Sachs had "total control" over Hillary Clinton.
He then filled his cabinet with former Goldman Sachs executives.
The Trump admin is planning hours-long downtimes for maintenance on healthcare-dot-gov during the coming ObamaCare sign-up period, according to The Hill. hill.cm/insqBOI
Numerous Republicans who are supporting attempts to dismantle Obamacare are simultaneously campaigning on their support for a core provision of the law, Bloomberg reports. bloomberg.com/news/articles/…
Heidi Heitkamp defends her vote against Kavanaugh in a new campaign ad: "Honestly I don't think he told the truth. And even if he did, he showed himself to be too biased to be impartial."
Mother Jones reports that a decision from the Supreme Court to uphold a lower court ruling on voting in North Dakota will likely make it harder for tribal North Dakotans to cast a ballot. The order, MoJo says, could hurt Heidi Heitkamp's reelection.
Appeals court won't block Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross' deposition in census citizenship questions suits. 48-hour stay to take it to SCOTUS.
Michael Avenatti wants to fight Donald Trump Jr in a 3 round mixed martial arts battle with all proceeds going to charity, after Avenatti told Trump that Trump Jr, will be indicted.
This is a surreal bizarre America we’re living in now. No joke.
Have you read the alarming UN report about drastic climate change?
TRUMP: "It was given to me, & I want to look at who drew it. You know, which group drew it, because I can give you reports that are fabulous & reports that aren't so good." #DrewIt
Jamal Khashoggi's fiancee: Please, Trump, shed light on his disappearance - The Washington Post washingtonpost.com/news/global-op…
The crowd at Trump's rally is chanting "lock her up" about Dianne Feinstein.
This comes less than a week after Trump called for due process for Kavanaugh.
Zero cable news networks are carrying the Trump rally live. Even Tucker Carlson told Fox News viewers that they'd break in only if there was news. CSPAN has turned away too — it's showing the Utah Senate debate.
Eric Trump appears to have stole a graphic (without permission) from @RockTheVote to encourage people to vote in the midterms
Since Taylor Swift encouraged her Instagram followers to register to vote, Vote-dot-org has experienced an unprecedented flood of new voter registrations nationwide.
28 Days until midterm elections.
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In case you missed yesterday's thread:
"Before Khashoggi’s disappearance, U.S. intelligence intercepted communications of Saudi officials discussing a plan to capture him, according to a person familiar with the information." wapo.st/2pMeB5o?tid=ss…
A year after losing a $300 million contract to restore Puerto Rico's hurricane-shattered electric grid, Whitefish Energy Holdings has quietly been winning U.S. government contracts including one in Washington state: goo.gl/udypn9