“Top NYC Officials Condemn Justice Department’s Claim City ‘Soft On Crime’


HUFFINGTON POST

NEW YORK CITY MAYOR BILL de BLASIO

“Donald Trump is coming for your Social Security: How the GOP plans a bait and switch to cut taxes — and pensions”


SALON

“Blackwater founder held secret Seychelles meeting to establish Trump-Putin back channel”


THE WASHINGTON POST

Blackwater founder Erik Prince met with a Russian person close to President Vladimir Putin, according to U.S., European and Arab officials. (Sarah Parnass/The Washington Post)

“Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, was paid by Russia: Report”


SALON

“Russia attacks to demonstrate parity with US on cyber-power”


MADDOW BLOG

Rachel Maddow reports on the testimony before the House Intelligence Committee hearing on Donald Trump and Russian cyber attacks and points out Russia’s desire to be seen as equal to the US in the sphere of cyber-power.

“Oops, he did it again: Donald Trump just can’t stop himself from blurting out state secrets”


SALON

With Tucker Carlson and again with Angela Merkel, our unstable president keeps dropping classified information

“Trump wants $4.1 billion for border wall”


POLITICO

Mick Mulvaney, director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, said the president would request $1.5 billion in a supplemental spending bill. | AP Photo

“Trump is allowing his club members to have input into his policy decisions”


THINK PROGRESS

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“Congress Must Act As Intelligence Experts Warn Russia Is Listening In Trump’s Situation Room”


POLITICUS USA

“Since January 20, we’ve assumed that the Kremlin has ears inside the Situation Room," a Senior Pentagon intelligence official is quoted as saying. Adding, “There’s not much the Russians don’t know at this point."

“Since January 20, we’ve assumed that the Kremlin has ears inside the Situation Room,” a Senior Pentagon intelligence official is quoted as saying. Adding, “There’s not much the Russians don’t know at this point.”

“The stealth Republican force behind Obamacare repeal”


POLITICO

Lamar Alexander is preaching patience as much of the GOP demands quick action. Will his deliberate, bipartisan approach do the trick?

Lamar Alexander is preaching patience as much of the GOP demands quick action. Will his deliberate, bipartisan approach do the trick?