“Robert Mueller Might Have Phone Records Showing The Trump Campaign Asking For Russia’s Help” Reply


POLITICUS USA

“Sources indicated that some of the information collected via wiretaps included “communications that sparked concerns among investigators that Manafort had encouraged the Russians to help with the campaign.”  MORE

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“Trump Doubles Down On DACA Decision By Putting 440,000 More Immigrants At Risk Of Deportation” Reply


POLITICUS USA

“Fresh off Donald Trump’s recent decision to rescind former President Barack Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, the administration is now considering removing protections for hundreds of thousands more immigrants.

According to CNN, a move similar to Trump’s recent DACA decision could be on the horizon, which could lead to nearly a half a million immigrants losing their protections under the law.”  MORE

“Facebook Reportedly Turns Over Election Ad Data To Special Counsel Mueller” Reply


HUFFINGTON POST

“SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it had found that an operation likely based in Russia spent $100,000 on thousands of U.S. ads promoting divisive social and political messages in a two-year-period through May.

Facebook, the dominant social media network, said 3,000 ads and 470 “inauthentic” accounts and pages spread polarizing views on topics including immigration, race and gay rights.

Another $50,000 was spent on 2,200 “potentially politically related” ads, likely by Russians, Facebook said.” MORE

“Trump’s Mine Safety Pick Would Be Policing His Friends And Once-Fellow Coal Operators” Reply


HUFFINGTON POST

“If he’s confirmed by the Republican-controlled Senate, Zatezalo would be just the latest business-friendly official installed in Trump’s deregulation-happy administration. And like many of the appointees before him, Zatezalo has a resume that appears better suited to an industry trade group than a watchdog government agency.”  MORE

“Russia probes kick into high gear”


POLITICO

“The congressional Russia investigations are entering a new and more serious phase as lawmakers return from the August recess amid fresh revelations about contacts between the Trump campaign and Russia.

In the coming weeks, both intelligence committees are expected to conduct closed-door interviews with high-ranking members of the Trump campaign, and potential witnesses could include Michael Cohen, Paul Manafort and Donald Trump Jr.”  MORE

“Opinion: Trump’s Cult Are Carriers of Perilous Political Plague”


POLITICUS USA

“Whether the subject is a nitwitted stare down with North Korea, a despicable health care proposal, an allegiance to White Supremacy or a political rally that espouses incomprehensible hate and anger, Donald Trump voters are bereft of common sense and free will in discussing his faults and failures. Their sickness is a stain on America, and it must be eradicated.”  MORE

“Paul Ryan Breaks With Trump Over The Arpaio Pardon”


HUFFINGTON POST

“Trump announced on Friday he was pardoning Joe Arpaio, an anti-immigration hardliner found guilty last month for flouting a 2011 court order that barred officers from detaining Latino motorists solely on the suspicion they were illegal immigrants.

“Law-enforcement officials have a special responsibility to respect the rights of everyone in the United States. We should not allow anyone to believe that responsibility is diminished by this pardon,” Ryan said in a statement.”  MORE

“Rachel Maddow Says The Trump Presidency Is Doomed As Russia Dossier Could Soon Be Verified”


POLITICUS USA

“Trump signals Arpaio pardon coming”


POLITICO

“President Donald Trump hinted during a speech in Arizona on Tuesday that he plans to pardon former Sheriff Joe Arpaio over his federal contempt-of-court conviction, but the president said he wouldn’t take such an action immediately in order to avoid “controversy.”

Trump, speaking at a rally in Phoenix, suggested that relief was on the way for the 85-year-old ex-lawman known for his tough treatment of illegal immigrants.”  MORE