All News Articles for 2018-08-22

Wednesday, August 22, 2018
U.S. Senator Chris Murphy on the Senate floor Despite Effort by Sen. Chris Murphy, GOP Rejects Call to Curb US Funding for 'Slaughter of Yemeni Kids'
Republicans objected to Senate's "big chance to slam on the brakes and stop our role in enabling the suffering in Yemen."
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'This Is Voter Suppression in 2018': Georgia County Under Fire for Cynical Ploy to Disenfranchise Black Voters in Name of Disability Rights
"What people with disabilities actually want, if you ask them, is measures that make it easier for them to vote, not measures that disenfranchise everyone."
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California Fire Dept Says Verizon Throttling During Deadly Wildfire 'Has Everything to Do With Net Neutrality'
"It shows that the ISPs will act in their economic interests, even at the expense of public safety. That is exactly what the Trump administration's repeal of net neutrality allows and encourages."
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Unite for Justice graphic #UniteForJustice: As Impeachment Speculation Mounts, Stop Kavanaugh Protests Planned Nationwide
"We CANNOT have a lifetime appointment to our nation's highest court from a president who is under investigation."
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Demonstrator holds sign that reads "#impeach" "President Can't Be Picking Who Might Be His Judge": #StopKavanaugh Meets #ImpeachTrump
No senator can justify voting for Trump's Supreme Court pick now, says Indivisible
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Ted Cruz-Challenger Beto O'Rourke Gains National Attention With Viral Video Defending NFL Players Who Take a Knee
"I can think of nothing more American than to peacefully stand up, or take a knee, for your rights, any time, anywhere, in any place."
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Robin Bell posted video of the projection to Twitter, saying he was working alongside an activist group called Bridge Project. (Photo: Twitter) Words 'Guilty,' 'Criminal,' and 'Felons Welcome Here' Projected on Trump Hotel in DC
It was a fitting message on a day when two members of the president's inner circle both became felons
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As Lanny Davis Begs Americans to Donate to 'Scumbag' Michael Cohen, GoFundMe 'Truth' Campaign Decried as Brazen Con Job
"Michael Cohen doesn't need half a million dollars to help him 'tell the truth,' and he's not a #Resistance hero. He's an absolute scumbag who is telling the truth because otherwise he'll spend the rest of his life in jail."
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) By Double-Digit Margin, Poll Shows Sanders Mopping the Floor With Trump in Latest 2020 Matchup
"My focus right now is on 2018 and to do everything that I can to end one-party rule of the House and the Senate," insists the Vermont senator
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Trump Tells People in Serious Legal Peril Not to Hire Lawyer Who He Dutifully Employed for Over a Decade
"Yeah, who would be such a moron as to hire him?"
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'These Are Just the Guys Who've Been Caught': Warren Intensifies Anti-Corruption Calls After Manafort and Cohen's Day in Court
"My reforms would make it flatly illegal for Americans to work as lobbyists for foreign governments. Congress should pass this law so we never see another snake like Paul Manafort again."
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Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) 'Time to Clean Up Washington,' Says Warren After Second Congressman to Back Trump Indicted for Dipping Into Campaign Coffers
The indictment of Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) came as Trump's former campaign manager was convicted of bank and tax fraud, and the president's longtime lawyer pleaded guilty to campaign finance violations
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Michael Cohen's Lawyer Says Client 'More Than Happy' to Share Information 'That Should Be of Interest' to Mueller
"I lived through Watergate. I lived through the Saturday Night Massacre. There never was anything like this."
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'Like a Parallel Universe': At Trump Rally, No Mention of Cohen or Manafort But Plenty of Surreal 'Drain the Swamp' and 'Lock Her Up' Chants
"Trump's campaign manager and personal lawyer both became felons today. And Trump supporters still thought it made sense to chant 'Lock Her Up.'"
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