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Nunes sources were White House sides — including one brought on by Michael Flynn

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Last week, Devin Nunes went on Wolf Blitzer’s show to spin his ridiculous actions with regard to his announcement that surveillance of the Trump transition team did take place. In that interview, as seen above, he outright denied that any White House officials gave him the information. He lied. The New York Times reports that they… Continue Reading →

Steve Bannon wanted Jeff Sessions to run for president

Al Franken accuses Jeff Sessions of perjury

After Mitt Romney’s defeat, Breitbart News CEO Steven K. Bannon developed a strong relationship with Sen. Jeff Sessions and his white nationalist aide Steven Miller. In fact, Bannon wanted Sessions to run for president in 2016, changing his mind after he saw Donald Trump speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in 2015. As journalist… Continue Reading →

The 5 most devastating lines from Chuck Schumer’s call to filibuster Neil Gorsuch

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While the American Health Care Act sputtered in Congress, Democratic Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer announced plans Thursday to invoke a filibuster of SCOTUS nominee Neil Gorsuch after the judge’s third day of confirmation hearings. More impressively, he urged his fellow senators to follow suit. Here are the five most devastating lines from Schumer’s speech on… Continue Reading →

House vote on AHCA cancelled. Now what?

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They just didn’t realize healthcare was complicated. And health insurance is popular. Most of these Republicans in the House were elected SINCE 2008. They’ve never known a day on the job when they weren’t fighting Obamacare. But now their constituents (and let’s face it, truly awful people even farther to the right on repeal) have convinced… Continue Reading →

Chris Matthews urges a no vote for Neil Gorsuch; gives the perfect reason

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Chris Matthews gets on our nerves many times with some of his pseudo-progressive positions. But he got this one right and explained what many of us have been attempting to explain since Neil Gorsuch’s nomination. And this is why everything at Democrats’ disposal must be used to prevent Trump from picking Antonin Scalia’s replacement. Chris Matthews:… Continue Reading →

Paul Manafort had Russian contract; White House refuses to comment

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It has not been a good week for the Trump administration or Paul Manafort. The Washington Post has published an AP report that a Ukrainian documents show Paul Manafort, Trump’s former campaign chairman “laundered payments from the party of a disgraced ex-leader of Ukraine using offshore accounts in Belize and Kyrgyzstan.” Today, the AP reports that… Continue Reading →

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Sheldon Whitehouse on the rightwing machine that puts cases before the Supreme Court:

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