Day 609 of NO EVIDENCE produced by Trump that his phones were tapped by Obama.
The FISA warrant Trump referenced targeted Carter Page. #TrumpLies
The mass shooting at a yoga studio in Tallahassee, FL was the 304th mass shooting of 2018 — the current real-time count stands at 306.
Here is the link to verified incident report: gunviolencearchive.org/incident/12464…
America is on pace for 362 mass shootings this year, the second highest total over the past five years (highest was 382 in 2016).
Alex Jones has been hit with another lawsuit stemming from his past statements questioning whether the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting was a hoax.
The soldier killed in Afghanistan was the Mayor of North Ogden, Utah.
Brent Taylor deployed in January as a Major with the Utah National Guard. “The plan was to be gone one year. Family learned Saturday he'd never return.”
He was a father of 7.
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"
Six Honduran migrants have filed a class-action lawsuit against Trump, Sessions and other key figures, arguing the admin's immigration proposals are "shockingly unconstitutional."
"This is the smallest thing that one can do after a loved on has passed in the religion of Islam."
Jamal Khashoggi's fiancee, Hatice Cengiz, wants Trump to help find the late journalist's body
WaPo publish and CEO Fred Ryan: “Thirty days ago, Jamal Khashoggi was lured into a death trap ... Jamal did absolutely nothing to deserve this cruel fate. He was simply doing the job of a journalist, which is to tell the truth.” washingtonpost.com/video/politics…
The Trump admin is in no hurry to take action against Saudi Arabia, despite public evidence that the kingdom brutally murdered Jamal Khashoggi, WaPo reports.
Reps of Russian oligarch and Putin friend Oleg Deripaska believe his companies will escape sanctions from the Trump admin and others will soon be lifted. There are previously unreported efforts to remove personal sanctions against Deripaska. nytimes.com/2018/11/04/wor…
Twitter deleted more than 10,000 automated accounts posting messages that discouraged people from voting and wrongly appeared to be from Democrats, Reuters reports. reuters.com/article/us-usa…
Since January 2017, Trump's companies—which Trump still owns—have collected about $4,000,000 from Republican campaigns, committees and PACs, according to campaign finance records.
The biggest spenders: Trump's 2020 re-election campaign and the RNC. washingtonpost.com/politics/long-…
Ron DeSantis said that, as Florida governor, he would try to lure Don Jr. and Eric Trump to relocate The Trump Organization to Palm Beach County.
"We can save you a lot of money," DeSantis said.
Obama in Indiana: "They promised they were going to take on corruption in Washington.
Instead, they racked up enough indictments to field a football team." (via ABC)
Counter-point: This poll does not exist
Capt. Sully Sullenberger says he's voting for Democrats to save our democracy from a [man] who is not capable or willing to change.
Mike Bloomberg urges Americans to vote Democratic in a new national TV ad.
"I was a Republican, until they voted against my son."
Tasha Nelson, a former swing voter and mother of a 7-year-old with cystic fibrosis, talks about pre-existing conditions—and why she won't vote for any Republican who voted to weaken Obamacare.
Stacey Abrams on Trump: "I find his assessments to be vapid and shallow. I'm the most qualified candidate...I'm a business owner...tax attorney, who was trained at Yale Law School. I'm a civic leader who helped register more than 200,000 Georgians." nbcnews.to/2DmfQRA
Restrictions on voting, virtually all imposed by Republicans, reflect rising partisanship, societal shifts producing a more diverse America, and the weakening of the Voting Rights Act by the Supreme Court in 2013.
Let's be very clear: IF Dems win the House during a strong economy and against the headwinds of gerrymandering and voter suppression, it is not a split decision. It is a massive rebuke of Trump, Trumpism and the Republican Party wsj.com/articles/a-tes…
The total price of Trump's military deployment to the border could climb well above $200,000,000 by the end of 2018 and grow significantly if the deployments continue into next year, according to analyst estimates and Pentagon figures.
So now there literally is a dangerous army of people going to the border, but they're headed south. Wonderful.
Maybe this is who our military should be watching out for!
Judges are telling minority voters they're probably being disenfranchised, but it's too late to do anything about it.
Ryan Zinke suggested that Robert E. Lee, the Confederate general who fought to preserve slavery, was as much an American hero as civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. during a speech last week, HuffPost reports. huffingtonpost.com/entry/ryan-zin…
Trump: “Oprah’s been down to Mar-a-Lago,” then claims he was on her last week of shows (he wasn’t), then insinuates they’re”trying to burn the tape.” (Which explains why the tape of the show he wasn’t on doesn’t exist!)
2 Days until midterm elections.
We've got great candidates, great energy, and great issues. Take nothing for granted -- we can't let up.
To power a 🌊, make sure to VOTE!
As of November 4, 2018, 34,789,998 votes have been counted as early or absentee in the 2018 midterm elections nationwide, according to data from Target Smart.
In NBC/WSJ poll, the gender/education splits among white voters:
—non-college men +34 R
—college-educated men +5 D
—non-college women +16 R
—college-educ women +27 D
Democrats are preparing to use an obscure law to try to obtain a copy of Trump's tax returns if they win control of the House or Senate — a scenario that could force one of Trump's most trusted aides to reveal his most closely guarded secret.
Nixon White House counsel: Trump makes Watergate look like "a brief idyllic daydream" hill.cm/V46E3fQ
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