“The tax money Trump has spent on golf carts could have bought 54,095 school lunches” 1


SALON

 

“President Donald Trump may want to cut the federal budget and says he wants to return tax dollars back to the American public. Even so, he sure does love to spend your money on his personal pastimes.

Over the Thanksgiving weekend, the Secret Service reportedly spent $7,470 on golf cart rentals for its agents and the president while at Trump’s private Florida club, Mar-a-Lago, according to federal purchase orders reviewed by USA Today. In total, the publication reports that the Secret Service has spent $144,975 on golf carts in the 11 months since Trump assumed office.

Golfing is such an integral part of Trump’s routine — he’s been on 81 trips to golf properties while in office — that the Secret Service had to sign an ongoing contract with Golf Cart & Utility Distributors, a Florida cart rental company, which now amounts to $69,430.”

“Republican Hypocrites Won’t Say Why They Believe Moore’s Accusers And Not Trump’s”


POLITICUS USA

“Why do Republicans only believe the women accusing Roy Moore, but not the women who accused Donald Trump? Republicans have no legitimate answer, and so instead claim they are “Only talking about Roy Moore right now,” pivoting to “But Bill Clinton” and fleeing.” MORE

“Soon, everyone can read the dirt on Trump’s White House”


SALON

“Famed columnist Michael Wolff gained extraordinary access to the Trump White Houseto write a new book, and now everyone on Pennsylvania Avenue is alarmed about what he might publish.

The best-selling author spent months inside Trump’s West Wing, documenting the heated conversations and internal strife that has plagued President Donald Trump’s first year in office. Axios reported that Wolff was often unsupervised as he witnessed first hand the instability and crumbling power structures. The new book, “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” will be published in January.” MORE

CARTOON


“How the Right Politicized Roy Moore’s Sexual Misconduct: The Daily Show”


THE DAILY SHOW

“What we know about Trump Jr.’s exchanges with WikiLeaks”


CNN

On Monday, it was revealed that Donald Trump Jr. exchanged some private messages on Twitter with WikiLeaks during the 2016 presidential campaign. The news was first reported by The Atlantic and later confirmed by Trump Jr., who posted screenshots of the messages.” MORE

“Advertisers Ditch Sean Hannity Over His Coverage Of Roy Moore’s Alleged Pursuit of Teens”


“At least five companies have announced they will not advertise during Sean Hannity’s TV and radio shows following the host’s coverage of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, who is accused of sexual misconduct with a 14-year-old.” MORE

“Lawmakers alarmed at push to sell CNN”


POLITICO

“Sources familiar with the proposed merger told POLITICO that the DOJ issued an ultimatum to the companies Monday — that they either sell Time Warner’s Turner Broadcasting, which includes CNN as well as networks like TBS and TNT, or shed satellite television provider DirecTV. The sources said it’s clear the real sticking point for the government is CNN, whose coverage of the administration has become a frequent target of Trump’s anger.” MORE

“Trump sparks new backlash after threatening Puerto Rico aid”


POLITICO

“No tax cut for the wealthy? Easier said than done”


POLITICO

“President Donald Trump has promised that wealthy Americans won’t get a massive tax cut as part of Republicans’ plans to rewrite the tax code.

But there’s a problem with that: Higher earners already shoulder most of the tax burden while average Americans pay a relatively small share of income taxes, making it increasingly difficult to cut taxes, particularly tax rates, without favoring the rich.” MORE