Senate Republican blocks unanimous consent on resolution calling targeting cultural sites a war crime

Remember when Bush43’s administration argued for Waterboarding and everyone thought that was the rock bottom for the GOP? Or when all those people critical of Obama’s drone war were totally OK with Trump escalating it again? Well those same people are against calling out war crimes if it makes dear leader look like a war… Continue reading Senate Republican blocks unanimous consent on resolution calling targeting cultural sites a war crime

Trump planning one-on-one meeting with Putin without aides present: report

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump: Democratic voters will support Republicans because of ICE criticism Coney Barrett, Kavanaugh among candidates who met with Trump: report Trump administration recommends against allowing China Mobile access to US market MORE is planning on meeting with Russi via Trump planning one-on-one meeting with Putin without aides present: report Nothing to see,… Continue reading Trump planning one-on-one meeting with Putin without aides present: report

Rhode Island bill would keep Trump off 2020 ballot unless he releases his tax returns

Rhode Island’s state Senate passed a bill this week that would keep candidates off the presidential ballot in their state if they don’t release five years’ worth of tax returns, according to the Providence Journal. State Sen. via Rhode Island bill would keep Trump off 2020 ballot unless he releases his tax returns Can we… Continue reading Rhode Island bill would keep Trump off 2020 ballot unless he releases his tax returns

Trump: We must ‘immediately’ return undocumented immigrants ‘with no judges or court cases’

President TrumpDonald John TrumpGOP lawmakers preparing to vote on bill allowing migrant children to be detained longer than 20 days: report Wasserman Schultz: Infants separated from their parents are in Florida immigrant shelters Ex-White House ethics chief: Sarah Sanders tweet violates ethics via Trump: We must ‘immediately’ return undocumented immigrants ‘with no judges or court… Continue reading Trump: We must ‘immediately’ return undocumented immigrants ‘with no judges or court cases’

Pa. state Dem posts photo flipping off Pence as ‘official welcome’

State Rep. Brian Sims (D), who represents Philadelphia and is the state’s first openly gay legislator, posted the photo on Facebook ahead of Pence’s Tuesday visit to the city. “To be clear, we’re a City of soaring diversity. via Pa. state Dem posts photo flipping off Pence as ‘official welcome’ This is what it looks… Continue reading Pa. state Dem posts photo flipping off Pence as ‘official welcome’

Admission that Trump dictated statement on Trump Tower meeting raises new questions

“You have the lawyer of the president of the United States, Jay Sekulow — and, on separate occasions, you have had Rudy Giuliani do this — basically lie to the American people repeatedly,” Bharara said. (via Admission that Trump dictated statement on Trump Tower meeting raises new questions | TheHill) This is not normal.

Authors of GOP tax law disperse to lobby firms

At least a half dozen high-profile GOP staffers have departed or are departing Capitol Hill, swapping jobs in the legislative branch for plum postings at firms like Akin Gump and Squire Patton Boggs. via Authors of GOP tax law disperse to lobby firms If you weren’t in on the con, you were the mark.