Day 737 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 mass shootings in 20 different U.S. states (and Washington, D.C.) in the 70 completed days of 2019.
America has now witnessed 279 accidental (unintentional) shootings so far this year — 33 in the past 10 days alone.
Marlee Jones Barnhill was celebrating her 27th birthday on Friday. When she tried to stop her husband from driving while drunk, he resorted to fatally shooting Marlee & couple Jim and Brooks Harrell.
This is the toll of daily gun violence in the US every.tw/2u5eK6k
Texas police are asking the public to help them identify a man who walked up to two children on March 7 and muttered “Sorry” before drawing a gun and shooting their 9-month-old puppy. The man was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and backpack.
Pentagon signs directive to implement Trump's ban on transgender troops in the military hill.cm/8xLt7CK
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 two top officials at Southwest Key, the nation's largest provider of shelters for migrant children profiled in NYT article in December, have stepped down. nytimes.com/2019/03/11/us/…
North Korea is successfully evading UN sanctions with increasingly sophisticated methods, enabling the regime to import more oil, expand coal exports, sell weapons, and hack into foreign banks, according to a report by a U.N. panel of experts. nbcnews.to/2ERMoBn
The request to Deutsche Bank sought loan applications, mortgages, lines of credit and other financing transactions in connection with the Trump Hotel in D.C.; the Trump National Doral outside Miami; the Trump International Hotel & Tower in Chicago
The lawyer for the former Fox reporter says Congress can lawfully override a Non-Disclosure Agreement preventing her client from speaking about reports that Fox News killed the Stormy Daniels story before the election. "A subpoena will trump an NDA."msnbc.com/the-beat-with-…
Keith Davidson, the ex-lawyer to Stormy Daniels & Karen McDougal, says the 'John Edwards defense' may fail because payoffs didn't occur until the presidential campaign despite the danger of exposure of the alleged affairs being present years earlier.
Schiff: We've seen "deeply concerning evidence of [Trump's] lack of fitness for office. The degree to which profound conflicts of interest may be guiding his foreign policy as well as evidence of criminality" via "illegal campaign finance scheme."
Democratic Rep. Al Green vowed to continue his push to impeach Trump, saying he would force a floor vote on the issue despite Nancy Pelosi's opposition. politi.co/2THsnag
Senate must hold Trump accountable on Khashoggi: Washington Post trtworld.com/americas/senat…
Day 26 since Trump declared a national emergency in response to a manufactured crisis to seize power and subvert the Constitution.
"I didn't need to do this"
Pence will meet privately with three pivotal Republican senators (Lee, Alexander, Tillis) today as the White House works to get Republicans back in line on Trump’s emergency declaration washingtonpost.com/politics/pence…
The Trump admin is preparing to shutter all 21 international offices of US Citizenship & Immigration Services, a move that could slow the processing of family visa applications, foreign adoptions & citizenship petitions from members of the military. washingtonpost.com/national/trump…
TPM reports that Cindy Yang, the massage parlor owner, was using her proximity to Trump and his properties to peddle so-called investor visas, which allow foreigners to get a two-year green card in exchange for making certain investments.
Sergey Danilochkin, a Russian real estate investor who was accused by Russia of taking part in a massive tax fraud, attended a Mar-a-Lago fundraiser hosted by Trump's sister in 2018. Cindy Yang, the massage parlor owner, also attended the event. miamiherald.com/news/local/com…
Dems introduce bill requiring disclosure of guest logs from White House, Trump properties
What will this mean for the Space Force?
Boeing statement on CEO Muilenburg’s call with Trump after his tweet about commercial airliners: “Dennis reiterated to [Trump] our position that the MAX aircraft is safe.”
Context on that Trump climate science tweet. Greenpeace said in 2010 that Patrick Moore "did not found Greenpeace," does not rep them and says Moore "has been a paid spokesman for a variety of polluting industries for more than 30 years."
Trump's proposed budget would steer $20,000,000 to a hospital project backed by golfer Jack Nicklaus. Nicklaus lobbied Trump on the golf course in Florida. Trump personally directed HHS to earmark the funds, Politico reports.
Pentagon defends Trump's proposal to boost war spending account to $165 billion hill.cm/oFsUczz
The Trump budget is a reminder that budget hawks like Mick Mulvaney have bent to Trump, not the other way around. cnn.com/2019/03/12/pol…
On Trump's claim that Jews are leaving the Democratic party, here's a breakdown for last three presidential elections and the 2018 midterm.
2018: Dems 79%, GOP 17%
2016: Dems 71%, GOP 23%
2012: Dems 69%, GOP 30%
2008: Dems 78%, GOP 21%
Reminder: Trump lies.
Nadler on Whitaker tomorrow: “He made a number of statements to the committee which we have reason to believe weren’t entirely truthful and ..We’re giving him an opportunity to clarify because it’s very serious that you tell the complete truth to a Congressional inquiry”
Robert Mueller and his team have been funded through the end of September 2019, three U.S. officials tells Reuters, an indication that the probe has funding to keep it going for months if need be.
Mike Flynn requests extra time before sentencing.
Prosecutors say Flynn's "cooperation is otherwise complete."
Trump has flipped a federal appeals court previously dominated by Dem presidents' nominees into a court with a majority of nominees by GOP presidents.
The flip happened when the Senate confirmed Paul Matey to US Court of Appeals for 3rd Circuit. blawgo.com/Nef9DaN
DeVos allows religious groups to provide federally-funded services at private schools
Of course, she does. 🙄
Trump EPA pushes plan to increase use of fuel previously restricted under air pollution requirements
This weekend, the White House boasted that Trump was sending Karen Pence go head the Special Olympics delegation.
Two days later the budget eliminated the US contribution to the Special Olympics.
Ann Coulter blasts Trump as a "shallow, narcissistic conman"
Reminder that Ann authored a book titled, 'In Trump We Trust'
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.
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