All News Articles for 2018-04-13

Friday, April 13, 2018
In 'Clear Violation of Domestic and International Law,' Trump Bombs Syria
"Strikes against the Syrian regime – without congressional input or authorization – shows a contempt for the U.S Constitution and is without legal justification."
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New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon speaking Friday Cynthia Nixon Takes Aim at 'Corporate Democrats' at Gathering for Progressive Candidates
"It's hard for some Democrats to do right when they're getting millions and millions to do wrong," she says.
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'Just To Be Clear,' Say Groups, 'If Trump Fires Rosenstein That Absolutely Triggers the Nationwide Protests'
"We will be in a constitutional crisis if the president fires Rosenstein, the same as if he fires Bob Mueller."
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Durbin Democratic Senators Demand Trump Provide Legal Justification to Attack Syria
Three lawmakers warn that striking Syria risks "the possibility of escalation into a broader conflict."
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Lewis 'Scooter' Libby speaks during a discussion at the Hudson Institute March 29, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images) Troubling Signal Seen as Trump Pardons Cheney Sidekick Scooter Libby
"The audience here is Paul Manafort, Michael Cohen, and a slew of other people who can incriminate Trump."
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Republicans Unveil Proposal to Push One Million Off Food Stamps
"Rich people who don't need it get lavish billion-dollar handouts from this president...The struggling poor, on the other hand, are going to see new work requirements attached to their $1.40-a-meal food stamp."
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Michael Cohen Trying To Get Judge to Block Examination of Material Seized by FBI
Invoking Trump by name, Cohen's attorney reportedly tells federal court that president "has an acute interest in these proceedings."
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injured Palestinians With 'Unlawful' Use of Force in Gaza, Israeli Forces Injure Hundreds of Palestinians as March of Great Return Continues
Reiterating demands for an independent investigation, human rights advocates denounce Israel's "horrifying use of live ammunition against unarmed protesters."
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'Constitutional Crisis Not Seen Since Watergate,' Warns Senator, If President Trump Fires Rosenstein
"Similar actions by President Nixon in the Saturday Night Massacre led to his downfall. The firing of Rosenstein would have the same outcome for Trump."
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As Ex-FBI Director Speaks Out, Trump Erupts: 'My Great Honor to Fire James Comey!'
The former FBI Director compares president to a mob boss and describes him as "untethered to truth"
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air pollution Senate Confirms Coal Lobbyist as #2 at EPA as Trump Moves to Slash Clean Air Rules
The president just granted "a polluter's dream" while federal lawmakers approved "Big Oil's backup plan in case Scott Pruitt finally drowns in his own corruption."
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After France Claims "Proof" Chemical Attack Was Assad, Russia Says "Irrefutable Data" Shows Incident "Staged" by Foreign Intelligence Service
While a team from the UN's Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has yet to even arrive in Syria, dueling claims about what happened in the city of Douma are at the center of growing concerns over wider military escalation
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Denouncing Rush to War, Corbyn Calls for Peace Talks and 'Withdrawal of All Foreign Forces' From Syria
"Further U.K. military intervention in Syria's appalling multi-sided war risks escalating an already devastating conflict."
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