Daily Kos: UPDATED: RussiaGate blows WIDE OPEN in Abramson report

Impeach the entire administration! This about sums it up: "In a stunning tweetstorm this evening, columnist and reporter Seth Abramson (Huffington Post, Dallas Morning News, Seattle Times, Washington Post) laid out all the details on the Russia-Trump connection. And folks, if true this is impeachment territory, and imprisonment territory, for the highest officials in the United … Continue reading Daily Kos: UPDATED: RussiaGate blows WIDE OPEN in Abramson report

The Washington Post: ‘The closer’? The inside story of how Trump tried — and failed — to make a deal on health care

He doesn't even meet with Democrats on the bill, and then blames Democrats for the bill's failure? Talk about incompetence. And he keeps coming back to his "win." Really, buddy? This is politics. Move on. The election is over. You can't keep counting your votes for the rest of your presidency. "For Trump, it was never supposed … Continue reading The Washington Post: ‘The closer’? The inside story of how Trump tried — and failed — to make a deal on health care

The New York Times: Trump Lays Plans to Reverse Obama’s Climate Change Legacy

"President Trump is poised in the coming days to announce his plans to dismantle the centerpiece of President Barack Obama’s climate change legacy, while also gutting several smaller but significant policies aimed at curbing global warming. The moves are intended to send an unmistakable signal to the nation and the world that Mr. Trump intends … Continue reading The New York Times: Trump Lays Plans to Reverse Obama’s Climate Change Legacy

The Wall Street Journal: Trump Calls Suggestions of Collusion with Russia ‘Fake News’

Decent update on what transpired today with the hearing. "President Donald Trump dismissed as “FAKE NEWS” any suggestion that he “colluded” with Russia, weighing in on an issue that has shadowed his young presidency hours before a House committee is to hold a hearing that will examine questions of Russian interference in the 2016 elections. … Continue reading The Wall Street Journal: Trump Calls Suggestions of Collusion with Russia ‘Fake News’

The New York Times: Using Air Quotes, White House Walks Back ‘Wiretap’ Talk

Ummmmmmmmmmmmm, so does that mean we shouldn't take any of Drumpf's tweets 'literally'? "Two senior White House officials suggested on Monday that President Trump’s unsubstantiated claim that President Barack Obama had tapped his telephone was not meant to be taken literally, arguing that Mr. Trump had been referring more broadly to a variety of surveillance efforts … Continue reading The New York Times: Using Air Quotes, White House Walks Back ‘Wiretap’ Talk

The Washington Post: Who is Nils Bildt? Swedish ‘national security advisor’ interviewed by Fox News is a mystery to Swedes

Here's your fake news for you, folks! Booking someone to give an opposing viewpoint to a well-informed Swedish journalist that has absolutely no credentials or recent ties to Sweden? Sounds like the same kind of evidence those anti-vaxxers pile up. "In a segment on Fox News's “The O'Reilly Factor” that aired Thursday, host Bill O'Reilly spoke … Continue reading The Washington Post: Who is Nils Bildt? Swedish ‘national security advisor’ interviewed by Fox News is a mystery to Swedes

The Washington Post: Bannon: Trump administration is in unending battle for ‘deconstruction of the administrative state’

Holy shit. "Atop Trump’s agenda, Bannon said, was the “deconstruction of the administrative state” — meaning a system of taxes, regulations and trade pacts that the president and his advisers believe stymie economic growth and infringe upon one’s sovereignty. “If you look at these Cabinet nominees, they were selected for a reason, and that is deconstruction,” … Continue reading The Washington Post: Bannon: Trump administration is in unending battle for ‘deconstruction of the administrative state’

The Washington Post: Bernie Sanders calls Trump a ‘pathological liar’; Al Franken says ‘a few’ Republicans think Trump is mentally ill

I love Bernie, and am loving that Al Franken I'd finally coming out nationally! I wish Jon Stewart would follow in his steps and run for something... "Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Sunday called President Trump a “pathological liar,” while Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) reiterated that “a few” Republican senators are concerned about the president’s … Continue reading The Washington Post: Bernie Sanders calls Trump a ‘pathological liar’; Al Franken says ‘a few’ Republicans think Trump is mentally ill