All News Articles for 2018-05-01

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Sanders, Dem Senators Call for Federal Probe After Mulvaney Boasts About 'Pay-to-Play' Tactics
"Our 'We the People' republic depends on public officials serving the public, not using their public trust to consolidate power or enrich themselves or their associates."
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Most Unwelcome: Prominent US Human Rights Campaigners Denied Entry to Israel
"The abusive treatment," said Columbia University law professor barred from entering, "ironically illustrates how the state of Israel refuses to respect the political and civil rights of its own citizens, of Palestinians, and of human rights defenders globally."
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Man Celebrated for Throwing Shoes at 'Criminal' Bush Is Running for Iraqi Parliament
"When I threw the shoe in the face of the criminal, George Bush, I wanted to express my rejection of his lies, his occupation of my country, my rejection of his killing my people."
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cars States Representing 44% of US Population Sue Trump's EPA for Blocking Auto Emissions Standards
"The evidence is irrefutable: today's clean car standards are achievable, science-based, and a boon for hardworking American families."
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"You're the One Creating the 'Bad' Schools": Nation's Top Teachers Denounce Devos During Closed-Door Session
"We had a listening session with Betsy DeVos today, but I don't think she heard us."
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'Project Trumpmore' Raising Funds to Carve US President's Face on Melting Iceberg
"Let's build the biggest ice monument ever to test if climate change is real," says Finnish group behind the effort
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Netanyahu Iran Israel Nuclear Weapons As Trump and Netanyahu Joins Forces to Torpedo Iran Deal, Here's a 'Typically Ignored' Fact: Israel Has Nuclear Weapons
"How can this hypocrisy continue, with Israel having hundreds of nuclear weapons, no inspections and no adherence to any nuclear treaty calling out Iran on nuclear weapons?"
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NYC Striving for 'Just and Moral Economy,' Workers Rise Up for May Day Protests Worldwide
Sen. Bernie Sanders noted Tuesday that the fight for "decent wages, decent benefits, and decent working conditions for all workers" is a daily one
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To Thwart Corporate Greed and Defend Consumers, FCC Called on to Block T-Mobile/Sprint Merger
"Greed and a desire to reach deeper into people's wallets by taking away their choices are the only things motivating this deal."
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Who Leaked—And Why—the Dozens of Questions Mueller Wants to Ask Trump?
Trump declares the leak "disgraceful," but at the moment all clues lead to this conclusion: It was probably Trump's own legal team.
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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein In Gift to Trump, House GOP Members Draft Rosenstein Impeachment Articles
Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell called the move "sickening," and predicted that midterm voters won't "look too kindly on people who think their job is to protect the president rather than to protect our democracy."
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Trump Iran Nuclear Weapons John Bolton "Clerical Error"? Trump White House Forced to Retract False Claim Iran Has Nuclear Weapons Program
"The details matter when you're talking about nukes, people."
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