Jon Queally, staff writer

Jon Queally is senior editor and staff writer for Common Dreams.

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Thursday, May 18, 2017
"Frickin' Illegal": Congressman Says Trump Has No Authority for Latest Bombing
In the wake of news that the U.S. military bombed forces allied with the Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad on Thursday, at least one member of Congress is voicing dissent by saying President Donald Trump has no legal authority to order such attacks. "The situation that led to today's...
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Tuesday, May 16, 2017
'Comey Memo': Trump Impeachment Could Rest on Obstruction of Justice
The possible existence of memorandum penned by former FBI Director James Comey in the immediate wake of a meeting he had with President Donald Trump earlier this year is being treated Tuesday night as an explosive development if its version of events, specifically that the president asked the chief...
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Sunday, May 14, 2017
As Trumpcare Targets Women's Health, GOP Mother's Day Hypocrisy Slammed
President Donald Trump wished " all of the great mothers out there " a Happy Mother's Day on Sunday, but voters from across the nation responded harshly to what they considered a hollow message from the Republican president who has proved repeatedly, both in word and in deed, that he is no friend...
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Sunday, May 14, 2017
Trump Impeachment Clock Ticks as Poll Shows Just 29% Approve of Comey Firing
"Arguably he's already obstructed justice and already violated the emoluments clause. I'm not saying we should impeach him now, I'm calling for an impeachment investigation."
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Saturday, May 13, 2017
Fired and Smeared by Trump, Comey Wants to Talk Under Oath... and 'In Public'
The swirling doubt cast by Trump's troubling behavior is leading to more talk of impeachment by the day.
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Saturday, May 13, 2017
Michelle Obama Offers Great Question To Ask Trump: 'What Is Wrong With You?'
"If someone is doing that they don't care about your kid. And we need to demand everyone to care deeply about our kids."
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Friday, May 12, 2017
Following Online Outrage, Facebook Restores Abortion Pill Provider's Page
Update (7:45AM ET): After more than twenty-four hours and amid online outrage and demands it be restored, Facebook on Friday morning re-published the page for Women on Web (WoW), an international online service that provides medical information and access to abortion pills to women where it is...
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Thursday, May 04, 2017
'This Is It': Resistance Mobilizes as GOP Sets To Obliterate Healthcare
"This is it. Show up today. Call. # KilltheBill ." Tweets about #KilltheBill OR #ProtectOurCare That was the early-morning message from the Indivisible Guide on Thursday, just hours before a now scheduled vote on a Republican bill that would see—among other things—Medicaid decimated, protections...
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Wednesday, May 03, 2017
Comey Says Only Reason Assange Not 'Apprehended Yet': He's Out of Reach
Testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, FBI director James Comey said that while he wouldn't "confirm whether or not there are charges" pending against the WikiLeaks founder and publisher Julian Assange, the reason he "hasn't been apprehended is because he's inside the...
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Tuesday, May 02, 2017
'Sociopath': Trump Cabinet Secretary Calls US Bombing of Syria 'After-Dinner Entertainment'
Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross is under fire—with one journalist characterizing it as the behavior of a 'sociopath'—following crude remarks made Monday in which he described the U.S. bombing of Syria as "after-dinner entertainment" at President Donald Trump's private Mar-A-Lago estate while...
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