Day 687 of NO EVIDENCE produced by Trump that his phones were tapped by Obama.
The FISA warrant Trump referenced targeted Carter Page. #TrumpLies
Three weeks into 2019: There have been 18 mass shootings in 11 different states in the 20 completed days of January — resulting in 24 deaths and 61 injuries.
Real-time U.S. gun violence data* for the first 3 weeks of 2019:
•808 gun deaths
•1,399 gun injuries
•29 children shot
•125 teenagers shot
•102 armed home invasions
•82 defensive gun use incidents
•95 unintentional shootings
•18 mass shootings
Today the @NRA implied that Dr. King’s assasination could have been avoided if only he was carrying a gun.
Dr. King was killed by a sniper
A suicide blast targeting US soldiers and members of the YPG terror group kills at least five in northeastern Syria – war monitor trtworld.com/middle-east/su…
Israeli aircraft strike Iranian and Syrian targets in Syria overnight in an operation rare in its intensity
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 almost 15,000 are in U.S. custody.
The government classifies these children as "unaccompanied"
Thousands more kids may have been separated from their parents at the border under the Trump administration than was previously thought, according to an internal government report.
Ahead of the second Trump-Kim summit, a new report finds another undisclosed North Korean missile site, says there are 19 more.
Adam Schiff says he'll subpoena Michael Cohen to testify before the House Intelligence Committee "if necessary." nbcnews.com/politics/congr…
Trump and Cohen threatened to sue CNBC in 2014 when Trump was not placed in CNBC’s top 100 list of the country’s business leaders. It followed a failed attempt by Cohen to manipulate the rankings in Trump’s favor through an online poll.
House Dems are working out which panels will take the lead in investigating Trump's business ties to Deutsche Bank.
The Intel and Financial Services Committees are poised to dig into Trump's Deutsche ties and are divvying up the workload.
Day 31 since Congress & Trump have not agreed on a spending bill.
Government agencies are now shut down.
More than 800,000 government workers to work without pay because of the #TrumpShutdown
As we wind down day 31 of the #TrumpShutdown, let's not forget:
"I will be the one to shut it down. I'm not going to blame you for it."
So often, stories exploring Trump supporters have found that, no matter what, they back him.
In a Michigan county he won by 12 points in 2016, some are peeling away from him, and growing tired of his shutdown stance.
Kamala Harris: Trump is "holding the American people hostage over a vanity project that he calls a wall ... It is completely irresponsible and those folks don't want a wall, they want a paycheck." Via ABC
Since Trump offered his immigration proposal, not a single Democrat has publicly expressed openness to it, according to Axios.
A Harvard & a Yale psychiatrist on Trump: "He is unimpeded by empathy, duty, or shame and is wedded, in dangerous ways, only to what nurtures his exaggerated self-image...As things stand, his disregard for truth imperils our country and the world." bostonglobe.com/opinion/2019/0…
In 731 days, Trump has made 8,158
false or misleading claims
The Fact Checker’s ongoing database of the false or misleading claims made by Trump since assuming office. Updated Jan. 20, 2019
Trump's official Facebook account has been posting photoshopped images that make his fingers look longer. Seriously.
“If you don’t care what the collateral damage you create is, then you have a potential advantage."
‘Absolutely out of control’: Cliff Sims’s book depicts life in Trump’s White House washingtonpost.com/politics/absol…
Trump and Pence lay a wreath at the #MLK memorial. After saying good morning, he left. Total trip time: approximately 2 minutes.
On MLK Day, Trump visited the MLK Memorial and said nothing about MLK.
MLK’s Son Shuts Down Pence: My Father Was A ‘Bridge Builder, Not A Wall Builder' talkingpointsmemo.com/news/mlk-son-p…
A report published this week “found that the 400 richest Americans own more wealth than all black households and a quarter of Latino households.” huffingtonpost.com/entry/oxfam-re…
Fox News apologized Monday after Fox & Friends briefly accidentally aired a graphic saying that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had died.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg is very much alive. mediaite.com/a/ydxlp
"The government is pursuing one policy [on Russia] and [Trump] is not with that policy," said ex-ambassador to Ukraine Steven Pifer. "He's claimed he’s done things that make him tougher ... my impression is that some ... he may not even understand." nytimes.com/2019/01/20/us/…
The Trump admin claimed it forced painful concessions from OLEG DERIPASKA to lift sanctions on his companies.
But a confidential document shows he & his allies will retain majority ownership, & he will settle huge debts likely at favorable rates.
The confidential doc shows Trump admin approved a deal allowing Deripaska to “divest” 21M shares of his main co. (EN+) to HIS OWN foundation (Volnoe Delo).
The fndtn + Deripaska + his ex-wife + her father will own 57% of EN+ under the deal. (2/3) nytimes.com/2019/01/21/us/…
Emin Agalarov, the Russian singer who initiated the Trump Tower meeting, canceled his US tour after failing to reach a deal with Mueller & Congress. Looming over the tour was the prospect of him being on U.S. soil and subject to US law enforcement.
China grants Ivanka Trump 5 trademarks amid trade talks
Is this a bribe? a.msn.com/01/en-us/BBSwR…
"I am just sick and tired of this administration lying to the American people, lying to Congress."
Jeff Merkley explains his reasons for requesting that the FBI investigate DHS Secretary Nielsen, adding, "it's time for some real accountability."
John Kelly said that working for Trump was “worst [expletive] job I’ve ever had”: report hill.cm/xOaoRJR
@KamalaHarris says she's running for president, in what would be a history-making candidacy as the first African-American woman in the White House.
In case you missed yesterday's thread:
Who didn't see this coming?
Rudy Giuliani: "Absolutely. I am afraid it will be on my gravestone: “Rudy Giuliani: He lied for Trump.” Somehow, I don’t think that will be it. But if it is, so what do I care?" newyorker.com/news/the-new-y…