Day 693 of NO EVIDENCE produced by Trump that his phones were tapped by Obama.
The FISA warrant Trump referenced targeted Carter Page. #TrumpLies
An anonymous donor gives $62,500 to ensure that the Las Vegas shooter's guns are destroyed cnn.it/2DEPPMn
A terrifying mass shooting occurred in an Indianapolis bar left 5 injured.
This marks the 25th mass shooting in the U.S. thru the first 27 days of the year. fox59.com/2019/01/26/pol…
Real-time data: As of last night, there have now been 1,000+ American gun deaths in the new year.
The Oklahoma man denied pointing a gun at the woman, saying he actually pointed his cell phone at her. Police searched his car and retrieved a gun and five items of drug paraphernalia.
Background checks are the foundation of any effective effort to reduce gun violence.
Tell your member of Congress to help build a future free from gun violence by supporting legislation.
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.
UN probe of the Khashoggi murder is requesting information from the US government. The CIA should share the intelligence (intercepts?) that led it to conclude the Saudi crown prince ordered Khashoggi's murder. trib.al/gTgmO1c
20 Days remain until the temporary bill providing fiscal appropriations through February 15, 2019 expires.
If Congress & Trump do not agree on a fiscal year spending bill, government agencies will again be shut down.
"He put a lot of American federal workers through hell for nothing," said ex-RNC Chair Michael Steele. "If this was a such a priority for them, why didn't they pass it over the last two years?" washingtonpost.com/politics/i-hop…
Trump is prepared for another government shutdown if Congress won't work with him to secure the southern border, acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney said.
Mulvaney says Trump will get the border wall money "with or without Congress"
Inside the West Wing over the weekend, Trump told advisers that declaring a national emergency may now be his best option...
*Trump came close to declaration late Thursday
*Pat Cipollone & team wrote up drafts
*Trump spoke Thursday with Lou Dobbs
*Trump then pulled back Friday
*But weekend only stoked talk...
*Short says many Rs, privately, okay with it wapo.st/2FV7tOi
Pelosi embraces legislation that would effectively prevent future government shutdowns.
These immigration statistics are not supported by DHS nor any other research agency
TWO DAYS AGO @TexasTribune tweeted a thread that began with: "You might be seeing tweets tonight that claim Texas says 58,000 non-citizens have voted in Texas. That is not true. That is not what the state has said."
Trump turning on @FoxNews feels like a pretty good read on his frustration level about how the end of the shutdown is being portrayed across the media landscape
Kamala Harris at her campaign launch: "When we have leaders who bully and attack a free press and undermine our democratic institutions, that's not our America.
"When white supremacists march and murder in Charlottesville...that’s not our America."
New NBC/WSJ poll on how Americans rate Trump on “having high personal and ethical standards”:
Flashback: Last week Trump spent an hour meeting with Ginni Thomas who shared anti-Semitic memes about the Parkland students and blamed the Holocaust on gun control.
"Prosecutors never put all of their evidence into an indictment," said Joyce Vance, a former U.S. Attorney in Alabama. "Just because this indictment doesn't slap you in the face with a conspiracy doesn't mean Mueller doesn't have that evidence." nbcnews.com/politics/justi…
Trump: ‘Roger Stone Didn’t Even Work for Me Anywhere Near the Election!’
He was just a coffee boy, amiright? 🙄
From Stone's indictment and other Mueller docs, we now see that, from at least November 2015 through October 2016, key figures in the Trump campaign and on the Trump Organization were in regular contact with a variety of actors close to Putin.
Roger Stone associate Jerome Corsi, who identified himself as 'Person 1' in the Stone indictment: "What is in the indictment about me is accurate and I will affirm that if asked to in court." Via CNN
Adam Schiff responds to Roger Stone's denial of charges in Mueller's indictment: "These are not ambiguous statements ... I think he's going to need a much better defense than the one you just heard." Via ABC
Trump’s advisers lied again and again, according to Mueller, a clear pattern in Trump World that includes Trump, who’s told many whoppers of his own wapo.st/2SdhR9O
On Roger Stone calling Mueller's indictment "thin," Chris Christie says "it's not."
"The fact is that he's got a problem, because they've got all these e-mails and text messages that he created, that tell a pretty clear story." Via ABC
“'This Russia thing is all over now, because I fired Flynn.' Mr. Christie said that he started laughing, and [Trump] asked why. ‘Sir,’ I said, ‘this Russia thing is far from over,’ Mr. Christie wrote."
Russian intel created a false trail linking murdered double agent Sergei Skripal to Christopher Steele before the Salisbury attack, the Telegraph reports. The plot to kill Skripal may have included an attempt to sow doubt on the dossier's veracity. telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/01/2…
Venezuela opposition leader says he's in talks with military officials to force out Maduro
Hewitt: Trump will unite America by overthrowing Maduro in Venezuela.
What happened to #AmericaFirst and not meddling in foreign politics?
In case you missed yesterday's thread: