Saudi Arabia wants Trump to drop 9/11 victims law

World Trade Center at Night

Saudi Arabia’s energy chief revealed Friday that Riyadh anticipated President Donald Trump would repeal a 2016 U.S. law allowing victims of 9/11 to sue Saudi Arabia for the role of its citizens in the attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania in 2001. The oil-rich kingdom’s Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih, who… Continue Reading →

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Trump supporters in rural Georgia are waking up to the cruelty of his attack on Obamacare

Rose Creek 24

Times are tough for rural America. School consolidation forces their children to travel outside their city to attend classes. Drought is killing crops and with it a season’s income or more. Now they must contend with the Republican Congress and President Donald Trump, who have crafted a health care plan that will hurt rural America. The… Continue Reading →

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Gorsuch hearing: Al Franken brings up Merrick Garland

doggone it, people like him

Meanwhile, in the not-“Russia hacking our election” universe….. At the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearings of Neil Gorsuch this morning, Senator Al Franken followed Senator Ted Cruz (don’t get me started) to make an opening statement. Thank goodness Franken is there. — Transcript — [Al Franken addressing Neil Gorsuch] I think it’s important to acknowledge just… Continue Reading →

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Breitbart, InfoWars under FBI investigation for possible ties to Russia

alex jones snl comment mar 13  17

WASHINGTON — Federal investigators are examining whether far-right news sites played any role last year in a Russian cyber operation that dramatically widened the reach of news stories — some fictional — that favored Donald Trump’s presidential bid, two people familiar with the inquiry say. Operatives for Russia appear to have strategically timed the computer commands,… Continue Reading →

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Comey on Russia’s motive: Help Trump, denigrate and hurt Clinton

Adam Schiff

During this morning’s hearing, FBI director James Comey told the House committee that Russia preferred Trump in the election and did everything they could to undermine Hillary Clinton’s chances. Rep. Conaway (D-Texas)(and yes, he is not related to Kellyanne Conway in any way) did a good job of making sure they got the FBI on record,… Continue Reading →

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