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Monday, November 19, 2018
With Corporate Media Abdicating Duty to Cover Climate Crisis, Sanders to Host Town Hall on Bold Green Initiatives
"This is an issue of huge consequence and you would think that ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox would be talking about this every day, having the debate, 'What do we do? Where do we go?'"
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Rescue workers 'Just Insane': Air Quality Soars Above Safety Threshold as California Wildfires Death Toll Rises
"If this kind of air quality from wildfires doesn't get people concerned, I don't know what will."
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Accusing Trump of Trying to 'Subvert the Constitution to Protect Himself,' Senators Sue to Block Whitaker from Serving as Acting AG
"The stakes are too high to allow the president to install an unconfirmed lackey to lead the Department of Justice."
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Stop Using Pakistan as a Scapegoat for America's Disastrous 'War on Terror': PM Imran Khan
"The U.S. should do a serious assessment of why, despite 14,0000 NATO troops plus 250,000 Afghan troops and reportedly $1 trillion spent on war in Afghanistan, the Taliban today are stronger than before," said Pakistan's prime minister
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White House Threatens All Journalists With Vow to Still 'Throw Acosta Out'
The Trump administration said it would again revoke the reporter's press pass after a two-week restraining order expires
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#RakeNews: Finns Ridicule Trump's Claim That They Prevent Fires Like California's by "Raking" Forests
When asked about the U.S. president's comments, Finnish President Sauli Niinisto laughed and said he never said anything about raking to Trump
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Sunday, November 18, 2018
'Systematic Disenfranchisement' in Georgia, Says Stacey Abrams, Should Be 'Call to Arms' for US Voting Rights
"We have had systematic disenfranchisement of voters. We have seen gross mismanagement of our elections. And we have seen an erosion of faith in democracy in our state. Those are all true facts."
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Trump Says He Was 'Fully Briefed' and Also 'Not Briefed Yet' But Either Way Saudi Crown Prince 'Absolutely' Not Involved Because Trump Knows 'Everything That Went On' Without Listening to Tape of Khashoggi Murder
Trump on Friday: "I've been fully briefed" but Crown Prince "absolutely" not involved. CIA, via Washington Post, later on Friday: Crown Prince definitely involved. Trump on Saturday: "We haven't been briefed yet."
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'We Need New Leaders, Period': Progressive Newcomers Urge Democrats to Embrace Bold Agenda or Face Primary Challenges
"If today's Democratic leaders won't advance policies to create a safe future for all, they should expect a new generation of candidates to stand up and take their places."
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Saturday, November 17, 2018
'Not a Speech of Concession': Applause for Powerful Defiance as Stacey Abrams Ends Bid in Georgia by Condemning 'Deliberate' Voter Suppression by GOP
"The fight against voter suppression is so far from over. The election may have ended, but Stacey Abrams ignited a fire in the hearts of Georgia voters."
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Khanna to Pelosi: Don't Just Create Green New Deal Select Committee, Make Ocasio-Cortez Its Chair
"That is the boldness voters want," California congressman declared. "We need to shake up Congress & give the millennial generation a chance to lead. They have the most at stake re climate change."
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Because 'Good Planets Are Hard to Find,' Extinction Rebellion Shuts Down London Bridges to Save Mother Earth
Day of revolt leads to mass arrests in the UK as protest participants argue too many still don't "recognize the seriousness of our existential crisis" and almost nobody is doing enough to end humanity's wreckless assault on planet's living systems
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Friday, November 16, 2018
Happy to Gobble Up Whatever Saudis Say, Trump Reportedly "Skeptical" of CIA Determination That Crown Prince Ordered Khashoggi Hit
"CIA doesn't just contradict the Saudis, but also the Trump WH."
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As Energy for Medicare for All Explodes, Steny Hoyer's Plan Includes Waiting for Trump to Help Make Obamacare Better
A week after voters sent more than two dozen Medicare-for-All advocates to the House, second-ranking Democrat in the House has a less than inspiring plan
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Snowden Speaks Out for Assange: 'If You Would Deny a Thing to Your Enemy, It Is Not a Right'
"You cannot support the prosecution of a publisher for publishing without narrowing the basic rights every newspaper relies on," says NSA whistleblower
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Minnesota Democratic Congressional Candidate Ilhan Omar speaks at an election night results party on November 6, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Omar won the race for Minnesota's 5th congressional district seat against Republican candidate Jennifer Zielinski to become one of the first Muslim women elected to Congress. (Photo: Stephen Maturen/Getty Images) #IStandWithIlhan: Supporters Reject Smear Campaign After Newly-Elected Omar Declares Support of BDS
"The rising support for #BDS has finally reached Congress"
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'A Staggeringly Bad Idea': Outrage as Pelosi Pushes Tax Rule That Would 'Kneecap the Progressive Agenda'
"This is a very bad idea, House Democrats. It makes no sense whatsoever to give Republicans veto power over progressive legislation."
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Occupying Office of Another Key Democrat, Climate Activists Say "Best Chance at Survival" for Humanity Is Green New Deal
The Sunrise Movement urges Rep. Frank Pallone (N.J.) to back proposal from Ocasio-Cortez, refuse fossil fuel money
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gray wolf 'Final, Pathetic Stab' at Cherished Endangered Species as House GOP Votes to Strip Protections From Gray Wolves
Passage of the bill exemplifies "longstanding cruelty and contempt for our nation's wildlife."
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'Punitive, Mean-Spirited' Austerity Has Unleashed 'Great Misery' Across UK, Says UN Report
With nation's children suffering most under neoliberalism's grip, UN expert calls current conditions "not just a disgrace, but a social calamity and an economic disaster."
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Hands off XI Critics Warn 'Heartless' New Rules by Betsy DeVos Will Encourage Schools to 'Be More Complicit in Sexual Violence'
"With sexual assaults already under-reported and routinely ignored, these new rules will make campuses dramatically more dangerous."
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'It Keeps Getting Uglier': As True Costs of HQ2 Scam Emerge, Public Housing and School Offices Getting the Boot to Make Room for Amazon
"The fact that massive public subsidies are helping eliminate affordable housing units is just the latest reason this bad deal needs to be torn up and thrown away."
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In Victory for Free Press, Judge Rules Trump Must Immediately Restore Jim Acosta's Press Pass
"Today's decision reaffirms that no one, not even the president, is above the law."
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Gathering Stories of Voter Suppression, Stacey Abrams Weighs Unprecedented Challenge Alleging Misconduct by GOP
"Waiting four hours to vote. Broken machines...Our democracy shouldn't look like this. Georgians deserve better, and we will continue to fight to count every vote."
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The Pentagon 'An Insult to the American People': Outrage After Pentagon Fails First-Ever Audit
Decrying "unchecked waste, fraud, and abuse," Rep. Barbara Lee said, "This is exactly why we must #AuditThePentagon."
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As WaPo Accuses Trump of 'Abetting Saudi Coverup,' Crown Prince Shielded While Khashoggi 'Murder Team' Members Face Execution
"It's not surprising at all, but there is something extra evil about ordering the death of a bunch of people who tortured and murdered a dissident on your orders while you pretend you had nothing to do with it."
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'Dangerous Path for Democracy' and Dire Threat to Press Freedom: Trump DOJ's Secret Charges Against WikiLeaks' Julian Assange Revealed
"The notion that the federal criminal charges could be brought based on the publication of truthful information is an incredibly dangerous precedent to set."
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Thursday, November 15, 2018
As 'Green New Deal' Demand Grows, Democrats Have Choice: Confront and Defeat Fossil Fuel Industry or Take Credit for 'Doomed' Planet
"No more excuses or timid half-measures—the climate crisis demands action from Democrats."
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marcher New Report Details Trump's Devastating War on Science—And How New Congress Can Fight Back
"Congress has the power to halt and repair damage from federal agencies' current disregard for scientific evidence."
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Targeted by Smears, Color of Change Rips Facebook for Boosting 'Anti-Semitic Conspiracy Theories of White Nationalist Trump Base'
The civil rights group condemned the social media giant's reported efforts to deploy "anti-Semitism as a crowbar to kneecap a black-led organization working to hold them accountable."
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Brexit Chaos: With Tory Government in Shambles, Jeremy Corbyn Demands Theresa May Withdraw 'Half-Baked' Brexit Deal
Labour leader warns Prime Minister's deal "risks leaving the country in an indefinite halfway house without a real say."
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Gen Z Students Across Europe Excoriate World Leaders for Hiding Scientific Reality of Pending 'Global Collapse'
Representatives from the Schola Europaea international schools demand leading global institutions publicize failures to meet decades-old objectives on sustainable development and climate stabilization
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'Stunning': After Court Rejects GOP Lawsuit, Democrat Wins as Maine Becomes First State to Use Ranked-Choice Voting in National Race
Victory not just for challenger Jared Golden, but for "voters who demand a fair and representative process"
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New Study Details 'Staggering' $6 Trillion (and Counting) Price Tag of Endless US War
"The U.S. continues to fund the wars by borrowing, so this is a conservative estimate of the consequences of funding the war as if on a credit card."
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Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) Denouncing GOP Efforts to Block War Powers Vote as an 'Outrage,' Khanna Vows to Keep Fighting to End US Complicity in Yemen
"They're not just hurting children in Yemen and the humanitarian crisis," Democratic Rep. Ro Khanna said of House Republicans. "They're undermining their own role as members of Congress."
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Open Society Denounces Facebook's Dirty Tricks as 'Dangerous' Threat to Democracy
"At bottom, this is not about George Soros or the foundations. Your methods threaten the very values underpinning our democracy."
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'Stop Walmart Act': Sanders-Khanna Bill Would Outlaw Stock Buybacks for Corporate Giants That Don't Pay $15 an Hour
"If Walmart can afford $20 billion for stock buybacks it can afford to pay its workers a living wage," said Rep. Ro Khanna, who is introducing the bill in the House
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Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Decrying Trump's 'Outrageous' Undermining of Mueller Probe, Attorneys and Watchdogs Call on Lawmakers to Force Whitaker's Recusal
New attorney general has demonstrated "irreparable" and "profound" conflicts of interest, national organizations say
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos DeVos Reportedly Set to Unveil 'Horrific' New Campus Sexual Assault Rules 'to Bolster Rights of Accused'
Critics say the education secretary "is determined to make it harder than ever for survivors of sexual assault to seek justice on campus."
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 President Donald Trump gets into an exchange with Jim Acosta of CNN after giving remarks a day after the midterm elections on November 7, 2018 in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images) As Trump DOJ Argues 'No Journalist Has First Amendment Right to Enter White House,' News Orgs Rally Behind CNN Lawsuit
"It is imperative that independent journalists have access to the President and his activities, and that journalists are not barred for arbitrary reasons," over a dozen news organizations state
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As Trump Attacks Press and Spreads Inane Voter Fraud Lies, Bernie Sanders Says 'Authoritarian' Is Only Way to Describe Him
"The real threat to our democracy is those who would discourage participation through the myth of voter fraud," ACLU added
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NY Assembly Member Has Better Idea: Cancel $3 Billion Amazon Giveaway, Buy Up Crushing Student Debt Instead
"We shouldn't pay Amazon for the privilege of a new office campus. Instead, Amazon should pay its fair share of taxes for the privilege of locating in one of the greatest cities in the world, and taking advantage of all we have to offer."
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Agricultural workers in Salinas, California.  (Photo: Michael Davidson/flickr/cc) 200+ Groups Call on Senate to Reject 'Pesticide Industry Loyalist' Scott Hutchins as USDA's Top Scientist
"The Trump Administration has, again, proven that they are more interested in promoting the agenda and profit of industrial agribusiness over scientific integrity, the protection of public health, and the well-being of farmers, farm workers, and rural communities.""
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children Thanks to Trump, Last Year There Was a Sixfold Increase in Americans Seeking Asylum in Canada
The Trump administration's immigration policies sent a flood of foreign nationals—and their American-born children—north
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To Help Democrats With 'Stiffening Their Spines,' New Indivisible Guide Details How Trump Resistance Can Switch From Defense to Offense
" We can set the legislative agenda with a bold progressive vision rooted in inclusion, fairness, and justice. But none of this is automatic—we have to demand it of Congress."
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Despite Famine, Khashoggi, and School Bus Massacre, House GOP Moves Swiftly to Keep US Involved in Saudi-Led War on Yemen
"Apparently, neither Saudi Arabia's brutal murder of Jamal Khashoggi nor its mid-summer bombing of a school bus packed full of children were enough to break the ice surrounding House Majority Leader Paul Ryan's heart."
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G20 Despite Vows to Act, Ongoing Fossil Fuel Subsidies Show G20 Nations Failing Climate Test
Considering current emissions, global temperature is on track to rise by about 3.2°C. As one expert put it, "the G20 is not moving fast enough."
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Fox News Once Again Forgets That "Radical New Democratic Ideas" Are Really Popular
In latest unintentional informercial for progressive agenda, the right-wing channel reminds viewers that newly-elected Democrats have some pretty awesome solutions to nation's most pressing problems
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'Path to Winning Is With People Power': Medicare for All Leaders Strategize Roadmap to Victory
"We're going to push the Democrats to do it. There is absolutely, unequivocally no excuse for the Democrats not to support Medicare for All."
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Tuesday, November 13, 2018
#HQ2Scam Hashtag Lifts Off After Cities Reveal $2.1 Billion in Tax Giveaways for Amazon
City councilor among those who doesn't understand why "a company as rich as Amazon would need nearly $2 billion in public money for its expansion plans at a time when New York desperately needs money for affordable housing, transportation, infrastructure, and education."
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'Hate Is Rising in America': During Trump's First Year in Office, Largest Spike in Hate Crimes Since 9/11
"Words matter—hate speech has consequences."
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Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez Spain Unveils 'Groundbreaking' Plan to Slash Emissions and Transition to 100% Renewable Energy by 2050
"It sets a long-term goal, provides incentives on scaling up zero emission technologies, and cares about a good transition for the workforce."
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As George W. Bush Gets "Liberty Medal," Afghan People Suffer 17th Year in Nation "Made a Hell" by US Invasion
"After the Taliban we were expecting something good, but instead, day by day, it is getting worse."
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Telling NRA #ThisIsOurLane, Doctors' Photos Show Blood-Soaked Reality of America's Gun Madness
"Since the first drop of blood, the first chest tube placed, and since the first mother on the floor crying, for us, it has ALWAYS been our lane."
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At Freshman Orientation, Young and Growing Progressive Caucus Makes Clear It Will 'Fight Like Hell' for Bold Democratic Agenda
"We're the folks out there trying to advocate for big change... and that's what we're going to expect out of leadership, as well."
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aoc Backed by Ocasio-Cortez, Youth Climate Activists Arrested at Pelosi's Office Demanding Democrats Embrace 'Green New Deal'
"Nancy Pelosi is bringing a squirt gun to a wildfire."
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'Victory for the Voters': As GOP Tries to Rush Process, Federal Court Orders Georgia to Review All Provisional Ballots
"The right to vote is fundamental...The Georgians who voted in this election deserve better than what the state wanted to give them."
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Warning of 'Dangerous Chilling' of Free Press, CNN Sues Trump for Stripping Acosta's Press Credentials
"The wrongful revocation of these credentials violates CNN and Acosta's First Amendment rights of freedom of the press, and their Fifth Amendment rights to due process."
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Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker Absent Senate's Consent, Maryland Argues Trump Appointment of Acting AG Matthew Whitaker Unlawful
The significant authority of attorney general "calls for the highest levels of integrity and personal judgment, prerequisites safeguarded by the Constitution's command that principal officers be subject to the oversight and check provided by Senate confirmation."
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As 'Corporate Bribery' Lands Amazon HQ2 in Queens, Ocasio-Cortez Says 'Outrage' Best Describes Community Response
The idea that Amazon "will receive hundreds of millions of dollars in tax breaks at a time when our subway is crumbling and our communities need more investment, not less, is extremely concerning to residents here."
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Monday, November 12, 2018
A home burns as the Camp Fire moves through the area on November 9, 2018 in Magalia, California. Fueled by high winds and low humidity, the rapidly spreading Camp Fire ripped through the town of Paradise and has quickly charred 70,000 acres and has destroyed numerous homes and businesses in a matter of hours.  (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Demands for 'Real Climate Action' as Death Toll From California Wildfires Hits Grim Record
"This is not the new normal. This is the new abnormal," said California Gov. Jerry Brown
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Tax March New Progressive Petition Targets Potential Scope of Trump's Corruption
"The American people gave Democrats a mandate for oversight and accountability of the Trump administration. That starts with investigating Donald Trump's tax returns."
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'We Have Got to End Starvation Wages': Bernie Sanders to Re-Introduce $15 Minimum Wage Bill in First Week of New Congress
"Workers and their families cannot make it on $9 an hour or $10 an hour—or even less," the Vermont senator said in a statement
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French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron accompany U.S. President Donald Trump and the first lady, Melania Trump after their lunch at the Elysee Presidential Palace on November 10, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo: Chesnot/Getty Images) Trump a No-Show at Peace Forum as Nations Rebuke Nationalism
"The concern I have is that blinkered nationalist views may gain ground once again," warned German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
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Urging House Democrats to Go Bold on Climate, Group Says Probing Fossil Fuel Giants Must Be a 'Top Priority'
"The science is clear: we need climate solutions now, and we don't have a moment to lose," 350.org declared in a new petition
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President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally  at the McKenzie Arena November 4, 2018 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. 'You Sound Nervous': Gillum Mocks Trump as President Demands End to Florida Recount
"Ignore the rantings of this president and count every vote," Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) wrote on Twitter
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frack off 'The Political System Is Failing Us': British Energy Dept Blockaded to Protest Climate Inaction and Fracking
"The time to take action against climate injustice is now... If we do not act now, we face extinction. At the very least we will witness the breakdown of society as we know it."
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HELP :( Trump Reportedly Wants to Cut Off Federal Relief Funds to Puerto Rico Despite Post-Maria Devastation
The president claims, with no evidence, that local officials want to use recovery money to pay down the U.S. territory's sizeable debt
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Israel Denounced for 'Cowardly' Attack After Late-Night Raid and Bombing of Gaza Kills 7 Palestinians
"Imagine if Palestinians crossed into Israel and killed Israelis, all hell would break loose but Palestinians are expected to just accept this."
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Sunday, November 11, 2018
Threatening to Subpoena New Attorney General, Democrats Demand Recusal of 'Political Lackey' Matthew Whitaker
"We are going to find out whether he made commitments to the president about the probe, whether he is serving as a back channel to the president or his lawyers about the probe, whether he's doing anything to interfere with the probe. Mr. Whitaker needs to understand that he will be called to answer...
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Applauding Plan to Stop Refueling Saudi Planes, Progressives Call for Further Action to End Yemen's "Humanitarian Nightmare"
"Now that it's no longer a secret that the war in Yemen is a national security and humanitarian nightmare, we need to get all the way out."
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Watch: In Comedic Video, Ryan Zinke Boasts About His 17 Federal Probes and Demands to Know: "Why Won't Anyone Fire Me?"
"Are you Big Oil? I'm looking for a new land deal."
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Saturday, November 10, 2018
Slamming GOP Attempts at Election-Meddling, Gillum Rescinds Concession Speech as Florida Heads for Recount
"We don't just get the opportunity to stop counting votes because we don't like the direction in which the vote tally is heading."
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In Victim-Blaming Response to California's Wildfires, Trump Ignores 'Inextricable' Link to Climate Crisis
"The lives of billions of people, Californians included, are at risk because of the denial of the Trump Administration."
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Friday, November 9, 2018
'Just Count the Votes': Where Voter Suppression Not Quite Enough, GOP Now Trying to Stop Ballot-Counting in Multiple States
"Counting votes isn't partisan—it's democracy."
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Sailors from the Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Trenton providing assistance to mariners in distress that they encountered while conducting routine operations in the Mediterranean Sea, June 12, 2018. Evidence Shows US Navy Ignored Sinking Ship as Migrants Drowned and Screamed for Help
The naval ship did come, but survivors say it was about 30 minutes after spotting them after scores of passengers had already died
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US soldiers Half Million Killed by America's Global War on Terror 'Just Scratches the Surface' of Human Destruction
"This new body count signals that, far from diminishing, the war is only intensifying."
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These 14 Democrats Are at Core of What Bernie Sanders Calls the 'Most Progressive Freshman Class' in Modern US History
"The political establishment notwithstanding, the future belongs to progressives."
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'You Ask a Lot of Stupid Questions': Latest Attack on Free Press as Trump Threatens to Strip Credentials of Journalists Who Don't Show Him 'Respect'
Smearing one reporter as a "loser," the president said he might revoke the credentials of more journalists
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In 'Cruel'—and Illegal—Assault on Central Americans Seeking Refuge in US, Trump Unveils New Rules Allowing Denial of Any Asylum Claim
"America has always been a country that has offered asylum to at least some of those in need. But Trump is slamming the doors shut, at least for people trying to enter from our southern border."
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California Shooting Victim's Mother Issues Powerful Demand for Action: "I Don't Want Prayers. I Don't Want Thoughts. I Want Gun Control."
"I have two words: gun control. Now, now, now, now."
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Displaying 'Resiliency of Democracy,' Hundreds of Protests in US Cities Small, Medium, and Large Rebuke Trump
"Go type in #ProtectMueller on Twitter and you will be heartened and inspired by the pictures and videos of protests across the country."
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Pence, Trump, Sessions With Final 'Evil' Act, Jeff Sessions 'Reminds Everyone Yet Again Why He's Been Worst Attorney General in Modern History'
"He was a racist when appointed, a racist while serving, and a racist to the very end."
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Saying Approval by Trump Ignored Obvious Facts and Threats, Federal Judge Halts Construction of Keystone XL Pipeline
Native tribes and environmentalists celebrated the ruling as "a decisive moment in our fight against the corporate polluters who have rushed to destroy our planet"
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Thursday, November 8, 2018
'This Is Not a Drill': Demonstrations in Over 1,000 US Cities Against Trump's Assault on Democracy, Rule of Law
"Trump's attempt to be his own judge and jury is inconsistent with the rule of law and democracy."
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Huckabee Sanders Should Resign, Critics Say, After 'Orwellian' Distribution of Doctored Video
"Falsely using #MeToo to ban a reporter is disgusting."
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330,000+ Sign Petition Calling on White House Press Corps to 'Stand Up and Fight Back' After Acosta Blacklisted
"The rest of the White House Press Corps will line up in solidarity—and either refuse to participate in White House press events or only ask questions on behalf of the banned reporter/outlet until the ban is lifted."
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After Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized, Horrified Americans Offer to Donate Ribs, Organs as Needed
"If Ruth Bader Ginsburg needs ribs I have like dozens of them that I'm not using, let's do this."
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Stacey Abrams' campaign manager Lauren Groh-Wargo Voter Suppression Accomplished, Georgia Republican Brian Kemp 'Flees the Scene of the Crime' With Resignation
"Kemp's tactics to suppress the votes of the people of Georgia has been a national disgrace."
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Women's Rights Groups Vow to Fight Back After Trump Throws 'Bone to Anti-Choice Base' After Midterms
"Yesterday the American people overwhelmingly said healthcare was their number one concern. Not even 24 hours later, Trump is attacking our reproductive right."
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'Constitutionally Perilous Moment': Nadler Warns Trump White House to Preserve All Documents Related to Sessions' Ouster
"Donald Trump may think he has the power to hire and fire whomever he pleases, but he cannot take such action if it is determined that it is for the purposes of subverting the rule of law and obstructing justice."
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piggie In 'Loud and Clear' Rebuke of Factory Farming, California Passes World's 'Strongest Animal Welfare Law'
While some animal rights advocates argue Proposition 12 won't prevent routine cruelty, its passage "clearly shows pro-animal-rights voter sentiment."
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'Constitutional Crisis Already Here': With Mueller at Risk and Free Press Attacked, Warnings Trump Era 'Entering Dangerous New Phase'
"There is really no other way to spin it: This is a cover-up and a Constitutional crisis."
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'Horrific': Over a Dozen Killed After Gunman Opens Fire in California Bar
"It was sheer panic. Everyone ran and dropped as fast as they could."
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"Trump just put someone who has openly trashed Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation in charge of it," Robert Weissman, president of Public Citizen, one of the advocacy groups behind the rapid-response demonstrations, explained in an emergency email Wednesday evening. Protests are planned for 5 PM on Thursday in cities nationwide. 'A Red Line Crossed': Nationwide Protests Declared for Thursday at 5PM After Jeff Sessions Fired
"Trump thought that by waiting until after the polls closed on Election Day, our voices would be silent. He was wrong."
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Wednesday, November 7, 2018
U.S. President Donald Trump gets into an exchange with CNN reporter Jim Acosta during a news conference a day after the midterm elections on November 7, 2018 in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC. Republicans kept the Senate majority but lost control of the House to the Democrats. "Clear Attack on the First Amendment": Authoritarian Trump Denounced for Stripping Press Credentials From CNN's Jim Acosta
"This unprecedented decision is a threat to our democracy and the country deserves better," said the cable news outlet in a statement. "Jim Acosta has our full support."
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Sanders Warns Trump Any Move to Interfere With Mueller Probe Would Be Considered "Impeachable Offense"
President must allow investigation "to continue unimpeded," warned senator from Vermont
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With Monterey County Measure Poised to Win, Celebration That 'Public Water Won!'
Measure J shows a sizeable lead
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'Trump Is Not Above the Law': 400,000+ People Await Word of Rapid-Response Protests as Sessions Firing Sparks Fear Rosenstein, Mueller Next
"Trump's plan, starting now: Fire Sessions, fire Rosenstein, then fire Mueller. Suppress Mueller investigation."
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) Pointing to Past Criticism of Mueller Probe, Schumer Demands New Acting Attorney General Recuse Himself
"Given his previous comments advocating defunding and imposing limitations on the Mueller investigation, Mr. Whitaker should recuse himself from its oversight."
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