All News Articles for 2018-04-16

Monday, April 16, 2018
Judge Denies Temporary Restraining Order Request by Trump Attorney Michael Cohen
"I have faith in the Southern District prosecutors, that their integrity is unimpeachable," said Judge Kimba Wood
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As GOP Spends Big Money Trying to Make Corporate Tax Cut Popular, New Poll Shows Most Americans Still Smart Enough to Hate It
"Republicans are going to throw more money and air time to try to make their tax bill popular. But so far, at least, voters have somehow figured out that a giveaway to wealthy corporations is not in their best interests."
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Sean Hannity Michael Cohen Donald Trump Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen's 'Mystery Client' Revealed...It's Sean Hannity
Cohen attempted to avoid revealing that he represented the prominent Fox News host, but a federal judge ordered the name released
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protesters New AUMF? Critics Warn Against Giving Trump—or Any President—Power to Wage War 'Virtually Anywhere on the Planet'
The proposal follows Trump's illegal weekend attack on Syria
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Soundproof Booth Cannot 'Hide Illegal Actions' as GAO Probe Says Pruitt Violated Federal Law
"It's simple: Pruitt broke the law, and no amount of excuses can save him now."
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A new lawsuit filed Monday says that Florida, its governor, and numerous state agencies have exercised "deliberate indifference to [plaintiffs'] fundamental rights to a stable climate system in violation of Florida common law and the Florida Constitution." (Photo: Takver/flickr/cc) For Intentionally Acting to 'Exacerbate Climate Crisis,' Youth Filed Suit Against GOP-Led Florida Government
According to one of the plaintiffs, "we need to start working together to implement solutions for climate change or the state of Florida won't exist."
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Trump bribes protest 'Shameless Self-Dealing': Report Shows President's Businesses Earned Millions From Spending by Trump Campaign
"Trump has raised the art of the self-deal to unprecedented heights, enriching himself at the expense of taxpayers."
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau 'Underestimating the Opposition,' Trudeau Doubles Down on Kinder Morgan Pipeline Push
"We will not be bought and we will block this pipeline," one Indigenous leader responded
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Ahead of Tax Day, John Oliver Details 'Long and Infuriatingly Proud History' of Corporate Tax-Dodging
Citing last year's massive tax giveaway to the rich and corporations, which will ultimately raise taxes on tens of millions lower-income families, Oliver says, "We just had a huge chance to reform our tax code and we absolutely blew it."
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As Comey Praised By Media and Democrats, A Small Reminder of His Long History of 'Authoritarian Abuses'
"Comey's greatest legacy was helping throw the election to Trump because he wanted to maintain his above-the-fray brand for the speaking circuit and entrapping scores of mentally unwell Muslims because he needed to justify the FBI's bloated budget."
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