Day 651 of NO EVIDENCE produced by Trump that his phones were tapped by Obama.
The FISA warrant Trump referenced targeted Carter Page. #TrumpLies
There have been 54,200+ total incidents of gun violence/crime, 13,800+ gun deaths, and 26,800+ gun injuries in the 350 days of 2018.
“gun owners are rarely prosecuted for their complicity in shootings by children.” thetrace.org/2018/12/child-…
The NRA backed the 2016 Trump campaign with around $30 million.
Was any of that Russian money?
FYI: The Trump admin has quietly resumed separating immigrant families at the border.
At one agency, the children were put into temporary foster care and shelters with little or no indication that they arrived at the border with their parents: propub.li/2QcsPvY
Reminder: The Trump administration is systematically locking up thousands of children at unheard of rates - now more than 14,000 are in U.S. custody.
The government classifies these children as "unaccompanied"
North Korea warned on Sunday that U.S. attempts to escalate a sanctions and human rights campaign against them could permanently shatter any chance of denuclearization
Trump openly refers to a person who cooperated with a federal criminal investigation as a “Rat.”
Like a mobster.
By the way, they didn’t break into his office. They had search warrants authorized by a federal judge.
Trump uses language employed by Mafia bosses to describe people who cooperate with the Justice Department he supervises.
Comey shreds Trump for "lying" about Cohen office raid: "Shame on Republicans who don’t speak up" hill.cm/tWa9mVx
Trump casually floats breaking into the DNC with no apparent irony.
Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani claims the Southern District of New York doesn't have "corroborating evidence" to Michael Cohen's testimony.
"I ran that office, I know what they do."
Is Giuliani admitting he's corrupt?
GIULIANI, today: Trump paid Stormy Daniels because he "was very concerned about how this was going to affect his marriage"
GIULIANI, 5/3/18: "Imagine if that came out October 15, 2016, in the middle of the last debate with Clinton…Cohen made it go away. He did his job"
So for almost a year now, Trump has been giving false statements about the hush money payments.
The non-prosecution agreement between American Media Inc. and prosecutors in New York "suggests that AMI is working with prosecutors on issues not related to the McDougal payoff." theatlantic.com/politics/archi…
Jared Kushner replaced Michael Cohen as Trump's National Enquirer connection, according to The Daily Beast.
During the early months of the Trump era, Kushner played the role of the main conduit between Trump and David Pecker.
Rep. Elijah Cummings: "I am hoping that Mr. Cohen will come before the Congress, where he can tell the American public exactly what he has been saying to Mueller and others without interfering with the Mueller investigation."
The Saudis and Emiratis owe the US $331 million for refueling services related to operations in Yemen that they never paid for.
ABC: "Did Roger Stone give the president a heads up on WikiLeaks' leaks concerning Clinton & the DNC?"
GIULIANI: "No he didn't... uh, *I don't believe so*. But again, if he did, it's not a crime."
What's Giuliani admitting to, here?
Giuliani indicates Trump Tower Moscow discussions took place up until November 2016.
This indicates Trump’s team continued to communicate with Russians even after warned by Intel organizations.
Rudy Giuliani: "Collusion is not a crime. It was over with before the election."
I think it's pretty clear what Giuliani is admitting to, here
Giuliani: Trump will sit for interview with Mueller "over my dead body"
It's beyond time to subpoena Trump
WaPo obtained a report prepared for the Senate that found Russia’s disinformation campaign used every major social media platform to deliver words, images and videos to targeted voters to help elect Donald Trump — and to support him once in office washingtonpost.com/technology/201…
Russians paid for some 2016 ads helping Trump in rubles. That was a great big hint!
And now Facebook, Google, and yes, TWITTER, aren't providing much data in usable form.
They're embarrassed about their 2016 role, as they should be.
Trump and his businesses have made an awful lot of money from Russians.
Reminder: Ken Starr took three times as long as Mueller to find far fewer crimes than Mueller has already found.....
62% say Trump isn’t telling the truth in Russia probe.
Half of the country says the investigation has given them doubts about Trump, according to a new NBC/WSJ poll.
Prosecutors have asked a fed judge for permission to move Maria Butina to and from jail for ongoing interviews, including potentially to testify before a grand jury, in a filing intended to be sealed that appeared on the public docket for her case. washingtonpost.com/local/legal-is…
Dick Durbin: "When Mueller's investigation is complete, whenever that may be, it should be disclosed to the American public. They ought to see it in detail, understand everything that has transpired." Via ABC.
New NBC/WSJ poll on how Americans view:
—FBI 51% positive, 17% negative
—Robert Mueller 30% positive, 23% negative
—Donald Trump 37% positive, 52% negative
—Russia 6% positive, 58% negative
“Trump has been walking a tightrope of lies all his adult life, and now he is teetering.” washingtonpost.com/opinions/trump…
Trump on Twitter is actually talking about suing Saturday Night Live.
“Clearly, this was not a good week for Trump nor his campaign organization and these allegations are concerning. But we need to wait until we have the entire picture,” GOP Sen. Susan Collins says.
On @FaceTheNation, Stephen Miller says the Trump administration will do whatever is necessary to get the border wall, including a government shutdown in the coming days
Wait...what is that on his head?
LGBT couples in Brazil hold group wedding ceremony over fears "Trump of the Tropics" will restrict gay marriage hill.cm/EFUCCzX
Something must be coming this week. Trump's been on a rampage, today.
In case you missed yesterday's thread:
Saudi Arabia Rebukes US Senate Resolution Condemning Saudi Crown Prince for Khashoggi Murder bit.ly/2S75yIL
The Trump administration is systematically locking up thousands of children at unheard of rates - now almost 15,000 are in U.S. custody.
The government classifies these children as "unaccompanied"
Trump Jr. peddling items likely made in China