All News Articles for 2019-05-20

Monday, May 20, 2019
Trump Critics Call on Democrats to Heed GOP Rep. Justin Amash's 'Wake-Up Call' and Begin Impeachment Proceedings
"How is it possible that a Republican member of Congress is willing to do more than House Democratic leadership to hold Donald Trump accountable?"
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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai speaking at the 2018 Conservative Political Action Conference Trump's FCC Chair Accused of Betraying Public Interest Mandate by Backing T-Mobile/Sprint Mega-Merger
He "seems to take smug pleasure in being a blatant telecom shill."
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'This Is the Cover-Up': Trump DOJ Instructs McGahn to Disregard Subpoena by House Judiciary
"Our democracy is built on an understanding that one branch of government won't systematically obstruct another," said Rep. Ro Khanna. "Mueller named McGahn as a critical witness: the American people need to hear his testimony."
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White House Advisor Jared Kushner and President Donald Trump together at the G20 Summit, December 2018. Deutsche Bank Officials Flagged Kushner/Trump Transactions as 'Suspicious' But Top Execs Killed Inquiry: Report
"You present them with everything, and you give them a recommendation, and nothing happens."
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Without Tax Hikes on Corporations and the Rich, Critics Warn, $2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan 'Another Empty Promise' From Trump
"If major tax increases are off the table, there is no way to pay for a $2 trillion infrastructure plan, it's that simple."
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A crate carrying one of the 33 lions rescued from circuses in Peru and Columbia is lifted onto the back of a lorry before being transported to a private reserve on April 30, 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Bill to Ban Circus Animal Suffering Set for Introduction in US Congress
"The suffering never, ever stops, until they die."
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Climate strikers hold signsnear Melbourne, Australia, on May 3, 2019. 'The Fight Is Not Over,' Say Groups, as Coal Lover Wins Re-Election in Australia
"If the climate-wreckers in the coalition think we're going to go away quietly, they've got another thing coming."
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Pushing Pro-Coal Proposal, Trump's EPA to Downplay Plan's Danger Using Scientifically-Unproven Method
"This cynicism and disregard for life is on brand for this administration."
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Pro-choice protesters in Chicago, July 2018. Despite Inclusive Rhetoric, Corporations Back Extremist State Legislators Waging War on Women
"In their corporate literature, these companies present themselves as champions of women and gender equality. But they have collectively donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to politicians seeking to roll back reproductive rights."
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Despite Anti-American 'Baiting' by NYT, Sanders Makes 'No Apologies' for Opposing Reagan-Backed Death Squads
"I plead guilty to, throughout my adult life, doing everything that I can to prevent war and destruction."
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Because 'BP Fueling Climate Emergency': Greenpeace Blockades London HQ With Massive Metal Containers
"The science is clear: we must stop searching for new oil and gas if we want a livable planet. BP must clean up or clear out."
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'Genocidal': Trump—Who Claims He Doesn't Want War—Threatens 'Official End of Iran'
"President Trump's saber-rattling about Iran has reached a dangerous new low with his threat to 'end' Iran—a country of 83 million men, women, and children."
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