All News Articles for 2018-05-08

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
As Senators Prepare to Grill Haspel on 'Gruesome' History, Progressives Demand Democrats Stand Against Torture
"That Trump chose someone with one of the most gruesome torture histories to lead the CIA is certainly revealing about who he is. And if the Democrats cannot unite to stop that, that will be further evidence of what they are."
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Effort to 'Provoke Iran'? Right After Trump Nuclear Deal Decision, Israel Launches Airstrikes in Syria
"Israel is going to try very hard to goad Iran into an escalation. They have been laying the groundwork for months."
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Gina Haspel CIA Propaganda Denounced as Durbin Sounds Alarm Over Agency Effort to Whitewash Haspel's Torturous Past
"The CIA's effort to promote the Haspel nomination appears to be without precedent in recent history."
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Watch: Sanders Responds to Trump's "Reckless" Decision to Violate Iran Nuclear Deal
Sanders warns that the president has "put our nation on a dangerous path"
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'This Is How the Iran War Started': Grave Warnings as Trump Ditches Nuclear Deal
"Today's unnecessary, reckless, and dangerous actions by Donald Trump will endanger our national security, further isolate us from our allies, and increase the likelihood that we become trapped in another unnecessary and avoidable war."
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Melania Trump Plagiarizes Obama Administration... Again: 'Be Best' Initiative Takes Whole Pages From 2014 Project
Melania Trump's use of a document published by Barack Obama's FTC adds an layer of irony to an initiative dedicated to fighting cyberbullying—while President Donald Trump frequently attacks his opponents online
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young protesters To Redistribute Wealth and Battle Inequality, UK Proposal Would Provide Every 25-Year-Old With £10,000 "Citizen's Inheritance"
"The effects would be profound," experts say
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'Making Child Labor Great Again': Trump Draft Proposal Would Roll Back Teen Worker Safety Rules
Worker advocates said the proposed rollback "would be a tragic mistake and would lead to the death of teenage workers"
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'Evil, Evil, Evil': Protester Condemns Sessions During Unveiling of Trump Policy to Rip Immigrant Families Apart
"The Trump administration's shameful cruelty will be a dark stain on our nation's history."
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Trump Iran Deal With Trump Set to Spark 'War-Risking Crisis' By Killing Iran Deal, Poll Shows 63% in US Support Nuclear Accord
"Just like Iraq was a war of choice, this will be a crisis of choice. Trump's choice. Remember this if/when the war begins."
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Mueller Mueller Refuses Trump Lawyers' Request to Respond in Writing to Interview Questions
"If Trump lies to investigators, he risks prosecution for knowingly making a false statement to federal agents."
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'Despicable on Every Level': After Massive Gift to Rich, Trump Demands $7 Billion Cut to Child Health Insurance
"This proposal is a shameful betrayal of children. This administration and congressional Republicans passed a massive tax giveaway to their donors and big corporations, and now they want vulnerable children to pay for it."
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Following 'Horrific' Allegations of Assault and Abuse Against Women, NY AG Schneiderman Resigns
"This is unacceptable in any scenario, but especially when the abuser is the chief law enforcement officer for the State of New York."
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