All News Articles for 2018-07-17

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
What Do Novelist Stephen King and Texas Democrat Beto O'Rourke Have in Common? They Both Want Ted Cruz Out of the Senate and Trump Impeached
"Impeach," the famed storyteller declared. And then Cruz's Democratic challenger in Texas elaborated.
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Neb. Protest 'The Dam Is Breaking,' Declare Net Neutrality Defenders After First House Republican Backs CRA
"We urge Congressman Coffman's Republican colleagues to follow his lead and sign the discharge petition to restore net neutrality. It's the right thing to do."
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Does Putin Actually Have Something on Trump? US Senator Jeff Merkley: 'I Think It's Likely. Yeah.'
Amid fallout over president's performance in Helsinki, the idea of so-called kompromat is feeling increasingly likely to many
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Sanders Rips Trump Attempt to Walk Back Helsinki Remarks: "Too Bad Trump Didn't Have the Guts to Say That" With Putin There
Given Trump's hedging and the entirety of his remarks at the Helsinki press conference, few accepted the notion that Tuesday's clean-up job was genuine
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Trump Insists Putting Word Into Helsinki Transcript That He Absolutely Didn't Say "Probably Clarifies Things Pretty Good"
"Trump has a pattern: Say or do something horrific, dutifully read a statement his staff wrote for him the next day, then double down later on his original statement."
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russians and walker After Maria Butina Charged for Using NRA to Push Russian Agenda in US, Democrats Demand GOP Hold Gun Group, Trump Accountable
"Something bad happened in 2016 and every day that we in Congress fail to hold Russia and this administration accountable is another day they can chip away at our country's institutions."
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One Simple Test for Any Lawmaker Voicing Outrage Over Trump's Deference to Putin: Stop Brett Kavanaugh
"If you're serious about taking action after Trump's comments at Helsinki, you should commit to #StopKavanaugh and #SaveSCOTUS."
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Calls for Trump Impeachment Grow as 'Bizarre' Helsinki Performance Draws Epic Backlash
Trump's trip to Europe was a catastrophe, but will anything actually change so long as Republicans continue to bow and normalize Trump?
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butina As Russian Maria Butina Arrested for Trying to Infiltrate NRA, Trump's Treasury Dept. Makes It Easier for "Dark Money" Groups to Hide Secret Donors
The rule change, which watchdogs have long warned will expose U.S. elections to increased foreign meddling, comes as Trump's performance in Helsinki exacerbates worries about Russia's hold over him
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As Bezos Becomes Richest Man in Modern History, Amazon Workers Mark #PrimeDay With Strikes Against Low Pay and Brutal Conditions
"The message is clear—while the online giant gets rich, it is saving money on the health of its workers."
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