All News Articles for 2018-04-26

Thursday, April 26, 2018
With Tax Scam Complete, GOP Caucus Unveils Insane Budget Blueprint to Attack Safety Net
Programs like Social Security and Medicare are gutted while tax cuts are made permanent in plan
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'Backed Up Against a Wall,' Arizona and Colorado Teachers Join Wave of Strikes to Demand Education Funding
"We have educators paying 80 percent of their take home pay just on basic housing costs, student loans, buying food for the table. That is not okay."
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Pompeo "Rubber-Stamping" Trump's War Cabinet, 6 Democrats Just Voted With GOP to Confirm Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State
"The U.S. appears headed towards a catastrophic exit from the Iran deal in spite of the pleas of our closest allies and Mike Pompeo will only encourage Trump off the brink."
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Bill Cosby accuser Andrea Constand, center In 'Victory for Womanhood,' Jury Finds Bill Cosby Guilty on Sexual Assault Charges
"Women were finally believed."
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'Nothing More That Can Be Said,' Warns Famed Social Scientist, Humanity 'Doomed' by Capitalism and Fossil Fuels
"What legacies are we leaving for future generations?" asks the influential expert. "In the early 21st century, we did as good as nothing in response to climate change. Our children and grandchildren are going to be extraordinarily critical."
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Mueller Putting Pressure on McConnell, Senate Committee Advances Bill to Protect Mueller From Trump
"Now Majority Leader Mitch McConnell must put his country before his party and allow the full Senate to pass this bipartisan legislation."
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In 'Bonkers' Fox & Friends Tirade, Trump Blatantly 'Threatens to Obstruct Justice'
The president threatened that "at some point" he will no longer "stay away" from the Justice Department
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This Is What It Sounds Like When a Very Powerful Democrat Tries to Force a Progressive Out of a Primary Fight
"They squash progressive candidates," said Levi Tillemann, a Democratic candidate in Colorado, who was urged by Rep. Steny Hoyer and the DCCC to end his campaign
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Hundreds Mourn 'Despicable' Killing by Israeli Forces of Gaza Journalist Covering Border Protest
Ahmed Abu Hussein is the second journalist killed by Israeli troops since a wave of demonstrations began on March 30
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al-marri Amid Renewed Scrutiny, Qatari Man Tortured on US Soil Demands Justice
"I do not need apologies, I need accountability," he says. "What they said and did to me was torture."
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Ronny Jackson Donald Trump Veterans Affairs 'This Is on Trump': VA Pick Ronny Jackson Withdraws as Reports of Misconduct and Lack of Vetting Swirl
"Don't blame anyone but the Trump administration and their complete lack of professional vetting and experienced personnel."
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'Staggering' Development as Trump Personal Lawyer Michael Cohen to Invoke Fifth Amendment
"It cannot be over exaggerated. It cannot be overstated. This is a big deal."
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