Day 706 of NO EVIDENCE produced by Trump that his phones were tapped by Obama.
The FISA warrant Trump referenced targeted Carter Page. #TrumpLies
Nearly every mass shooting in the past few years has been perpetrated by a man with a history of domestic or other abuse of women.
The 32-year-old Virginia man killed his grandfather with a handgun he made from parts he bought online. He was not allowed to have guns due to a 2009 felony conviction, when he was caught carrying a pipe bomb in Baltimore. washingtonpost.com/local/public-s…
In the year since the deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school, nine states have passed laws making it easier to take guns away from people who may be suicidal or bent on violence against others.
More Police Officers Died From Gunfire Than Traffic Incidents In 2018, Report Says - NPR
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.
The scope of documents requested in the subpoena and potential crimes investigators are probing are both remarkable — investigating everything from false statements to money laundering.
The Trump inaugural scandal is heading directly toward the conclusion Trump lined his own pockets illegally.
Trump claims inherent power to defy deadlines set by law.
Just like the dictators he yearns to mimic.
7 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.
With another government shutdown looming, the president of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA says that her union is working with labor partners to plan a series of demonstrations in major airports around the country on February 16. nymag.com/intelligencer/…
Matthew Whitaker headed to Trump's D.C. hotel after his appearance before the Judiciary Committee.
Beto, who plans to counter Trump's El Paso rally, says El Paso is "safe not because of walls, and not in spite of the fact that we are a city of immigrants. Safe because we are a city of immigrants & because we treat each other w/dignity & respect." medium.com/@BetoORourke/t…
Rep. Steny Hoyer: "There's too much hysteria on what we ought to do on the border."
A group of Democratic lawmakers toured the US-Mexico border on Saturday.
Texas butterfly sanctuary to file emergency restraining order in attempt to stop border wall hill.cm/6yaPsmC
Elizabeth Warren, as she announces her 2020 bid: "We are here to say enough is enough! ... The man in the White House is not the cause of what’s broken, he’s just the latest — and most extreme — symptom of what’s gone wrong in America." Via CBS
Elizabeth Warren makes it official: "I stand here today to declare that I am a candidate for President of the United States of America." Via ABC
"We all know the Trump administration is the most corrupt in living memory."
-- Warren, in her announcement speech today
This is atrocious!
Thousands of Native Americans died on the Trail of Tears, which Trump appears to be jokingly referencing here
“When I talk about this, some rich guys scream ‘class warfare!’” Warren said. “Well, let me tell you something, these same rich guys have been waging class warfare against hard-working people for decades — I say it’s time to fight back!"
"The 400 richest Americans — the top 0.00025 percent of the population — have tripled their share of the nation’s wealth since the early 1980s, according to a new working paper on wealth inequality by Berkeley economist Gabriel Zucman."
Early tax filers have been taking to social media to express their ire at finding that their refunds were a fraction of what they anticipated or — worse yet — that they would owe an unexpected bill to the IRS.
Veterans Affairs Chair Mark Takano has opened an investigation into the role 3 members of Trump's Mar-a-Lago club have had in the Dept. of Veterans Affairs.
Takano wants all comms between the Mar-a-Lago members & their companies with VA officials.
Rep. Brenda Lawrence: Trump administration has kicked ethics standards "to the curb" @HillTVLive
Obama health official blasts White House doctor over Trump's physical: "Just another institution turned into a joke by" Trump
Trump has tapped a former Fox News reporter to lead the agency countering Russian disinformation.
Joyce Vance: "The very interesting question ... here would be whether AMI was acting on its own or whether David Pecker was having conversations with, taking direction from or working out a plan with other people when he engaged in this activity." courthousenews.com/bezos-blackmai…
“Why would American Media, best-known for publishing salacious stories of sex and scandal, sink money into printing 200,000 copies of a magazine with a grinning Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman splashed across the cover?”
Climate reporters hear the question again and again: "If global warming is real, why is it so cold?"
Here's the answer, and why it matters.
Pelosi goes viral again after appearing to recreate State of the Union clap with Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom hill.cm/wpZaVod
Every president since Nixon has voluntarily given their tax returns. Trump hasn’t.
There’s a reason for that, he has a lot to hide.
Republican congressmen send letter pleading for Dems to stop hunt for Donald Trump's tax returns
How about, no!
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