All News Articles for 2019-10-04

Friday, October 4, 2019
The White House at night in Washington DC. In a joint letter, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the Chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, Rep. Adam Schiff, the Chairman of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and Rep. Eliot L. Engel, the Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, conveyed the subpoena to White House Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney which requested key documents as part of the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump announced last week by Speaker of the House Nancy Because Trump 'Has Chosen Path of Defiance, Obstruction, and Cover-Up,' Democrats Subpoena White House for Ukraine Documents
"We deeply regret that President Trump has put us—and the nation—in this position," wrote Democratic chairmen of three key committees, "but his actions have left us with no choice but to issue this subpoena."
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The North American Meat Institute filed suit on Friday to stop California's Proposition 12. Big Meat Files Suit to Stop California Measure Improving Animal Welfare
California's Proposition 12, passed in November, won praise from animal rights groups.
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Former US Envoy Kurt Volker Details Attempts to Steer Giuliani and Trump Away From Pressure Campaign Targeting Ukraine
"The most remarkable thing about this Volker testimony is just how much he and seemingly other U.S. officials were working to try and undo whatever Rudy Giuliani was doing."
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Then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump stands with Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence and acknowledge the crowd on the third day of the Republican National Convention on July 20, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. House Dems Take Aim at Pence Role in Ukraine Scandal as Impeachment Inquiry Continues
"Pence is neck-deep in this scandal."
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thawing permafrost in Siberia Report Shows 'Stunning and Dramatic' Scenes of Thawing Permafrost in Siberia That 'Leaves Millions on Unstable Ground'
"Rivers are rising and running faster, and entire neighborhoods are falling into them."
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Dakota Access pipeline protesters For Their Efforts to 'Save Our Planet,' Dakota Access Pipeline Opponents Face More Than 100 Years in Prison
"I wish the government would use the same resources to go after the oil companies and pipeline companies, but clearly they're not interested in that."
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This C.I.A. in the lobby of the agency's Original Headquarters Building. After US Senator Asks Public to 'Imagine' CIA Interfering in Foreign Elections, Historians Are Like... Uhhh
Australia, of course, is not the only country whose politics the U.S. has meddled in since the creation of the C.I.A. in 1947.
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Posting $24.6 Million Third-Quarter Haul, Warren Far Surpasses Biden 'Without One Single Fancy Fundraiser'
"The online small dollar operations of Bernie and Warren are disrupting the old campaign model."
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Human Rights Defenders Condemn Iraqi Government After Security Forces Kill at Least 44 People in Anti-Corruption Protests
"Instead of meeting these protests with arbitrary and excessive force, authorities must address protesters' grievances and the root causes of the unrest in a sustainable manner."
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Fact supporters march during the 2017 March for Science in Washington, D.C. 77 Groups Demand Trump Rescind Attack-on-Facts Executive Order Slashing Expert Advisory Committees
The committee losses "will undoubtedly result in a net loss of independent expert capacity and institutional knowledge and leave important work unfinished or underdeveloped."
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Journalist Medhi Hasan interviews President Donald Trump's economic advisor Stephen Moore in a video released Friday. 'Is That Not Racist?' Hasan Pushes Trump Advisor to Condemn President's Remarks
Stephen Moore was one of the president's picks for the Federal Reserve board but withdrew after years of misogynistic writings consumed the news around his nomination.
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'Gave Me Goosebumps': Praise for Independent Video That Captures Side of Bernie Sanders Corporate Media Ignores
"This video lifts up so many marginalized voices that are consistently downplayed and discounted by the corporate media. Bernie Sanders hears you."
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2016 protest outside supreme court After Supreme Court Agrees to Hear First Abortion Case With Gorsuch and Kavanaugh, Warnings Right-Wingers Could 'Decimate' Access in Louisiana
"We are counting on the court to follow its precedent; otherwise, clinics will needlessly close."
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An unidentified women, now believed to be part of a pro-Trump group, confronted Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) during a town hall event Thursday night with a t-shirt that read: "Save the Planet, Eat the Children." (Photo: Screenshot/C-SPAN) 'Doesn't Rule Out Potential Mental Issue,' Says Ocasio-Cortez After Learning #EatTheBabies Was Stunt by Pro-Trump Trolls
"I was concerned there was a woman in crisis and want to ensure we treat the situation compassionately," Democrat from New York had said earlier.
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Demanding Transcript of Trump Call With Xi, Warren Slams President for Selling Out People of Hong Kong 'Behind Closed Doors'
"The public must see the transcript of Trump's call with Xi. And we need a leader who will stand up for our values."
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Despite Big-Money Events, Joe Biden Raises $10 Million Less in Third Quarter Than 'Small-Donor-Only Socialist' Bernie Sanders
"If your ideas are actually popular, you can raise lots of money without relying on lobbyist fundraisers."
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'Filled to the Brim With Quid Pro Quo': Explosive Texts Shine New Light on Trump Effort to Push Ukraine to Open Biden Probe
"I never expected anything this explicit in writing. It's truly astounding."
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