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Maggie Haberman details the insane few hours Trump had an impeachment lawyer — before he was basically out 14.10.2019 Raw Story
For one brief day this week, President Donald Trump hired former Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) to help him with a recently launched impeachment inquiry by the House. It took mere hours before the footage was revealed of Gowdy attacking the previous White House for not providing requested documents about Hillary Clinton. While an impeachment inquiry […]
Economic indicators aren’t looking good as Trump heads into reelection: report 14.10.2019 Raw Story
There’s a gloomy outlook on the global economy, according to the economic indicators outlined by the International Monetary Fund and the Institute of International Finance. Axios reported Sunday that they lowered the growth forecast for 2019 as a result of “a synchronized slowdown.” The IMF’s new managing director, Kristalina Georgieva warned of the slowdown as […]
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Facebook's digital currency dealt another blow 14.10.2019 BBC: Technology
Leaders of the G7 group of the world's biggest economies issue warning about digital coins like Libra.
CNN’s Tapper expertly nails Lindsey Graham and Pompeo for Trump cover-up after pushing congressional oversight 13.10.2019 Raw Story
In concluding editorial comments on CNN’s “State of the Union,” host Jake Tapper use the words of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) to point out their hypocrisy as they provide cover for Donald Trump. As the CNN host noted, “The White House sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi […]
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Republicans must lie to survive 12.10.2019 Raw Story
The Republican Party has a problem. A big problem.As the party of the wealthy and big business, how in the world can it convince the working class to vote for its candidates? This article first appeared in Salon. This is no small matter. It is not some little glitch. Rather, it is a fundamental core […]
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Pollution, anxiety, and death: How Trump is poisoning the country and literally making us sick 12.10.2019 Raw Story
If you’ve ever said “Donald Trump makes me sick,” it was probably a metaphorical statement. Or was it? The scrapping of life-saving regulations, the lies and incessant digital braying on Twitter and children confined to detention camps in the name of America. In your name. What’s it all doing to our minds, bodies and the earth […]
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Trump instructed the White House counsel to level personal attacks on Schiff in letter rejecting impeachment probe: report 12.10.2019 Raw Story
President Donald Trump has made no secret of despising Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the former prosecutor and chairman of the House Intelligence Committee and a key leader congressional oversight who is now overseeing the impeachment investigation. Trump has lobbed a number of schoolyard nicknames at the congressman, including “Little Adam Schitt,” “Little Pencil-Neck Adam Schiff,” […]
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Former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine testifies Trump removed her based on 'false claims' 12.10.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, tells lawmakers her removal was the result of "unfounded and false claims."

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Opinion: We're one step closer to seeing Trump's financial records. That's a win for oversight 12.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

A House committee's interest in Trump's financial records may be more about politics than policy. But that's no reason to hamstring Congress' ability to provide oversight.

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Trump Loses Another Legal Effort To Block Congressional Document Requests 11.10.2019 Outside the Beltway
President Trump loses another lawsuit against his ongoing efforts to stonewall Congress.
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Trump-appointed judge shredded for ‘deeply embarrassing’ dissent in financial records case 11.10.2019 Raw Story
Judge Neomi Rao, who was appointed by President Donald Trump to the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, dissented from her colleagues when she ruled that the president’s accounting firm should not have to comply with a subpoena of his financial records. In a case involving a Congressional Oversight Committee subpoena of […]
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Federal court cites need to ‘save the people from autocracy’ as it rejects Trump effort to hide financial records 11.10.2019 Raw Story
A federal appeals court on Friday rejected President Donald Trump’s attempt to block a House Oversight Committee subpoena demanding eight years of his financial records. “We’re one step closer to holding him accountable today,” tweeted progressive advocacy group Tax March in response to the ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. The decision […]
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Trump suffers another big legal loss — court rejects his stonewalling of financial records subpoena 11.10.2019 Raw Story
The United States District Court for the District of Columbia on Friday dealt President Donald Trump a significant legal blow. As reported by BuzzFeed News’ Zoe Tillman, the court rejected an appeal from the president’s lawyers that sought to block a subpoena from the House Oversight Committee of the president’s financial records. NOW: The DC […]
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Senate verdict: Rudy’s conspiracy theory is crap 11.10.2019 Raw Story
Even by the hyperactive standards of the Trump era, this week was a bit of a news overload. The White House “declared war” on the House of Representatives by declaring that impeachment is unconstitutional. The President impulsively gave the green light to Turkey to slaughter America’s Kurdish allies. And the Southern District of New York […]
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Artificial meat is now made in space, coming to a supermarket near you 11.10.2019 Raw Story
Creating meat from cells is no longer the realm of science fiction: a Russian cosmonaut did it aboard the International Space Station, and it is just a matter of time before these products arrive in supermarkets. Tests carried out in space in September led to the production of beef, rabbit and fish tissue using a […]
Trump promised to bring offshore profits back home — now he’s doing the opposite 11.10.2019 Raw Story
The Trump administration is considering a rule change that would make it easier for American companies to stash money offshore to avoid U.S. taxes, despite the president’s repeated campaign promises to bring offshore cash back home. This article first appeared in Salon. The Treasury Department is looking to weaken or eliminate Obama-era regulations aimed at […]
State Department officials fume over Pompeo’s mishandling of Ukraine scandal and treatment of diplomats 11.10.2019 Raw Story
Praising Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, President Donald Trump has made it clear that he considers him a vast improvement over his predecessor, Rex Tillerson — and during the Ukraine scandal and a Democrat-led impeachment inquiry in the House of Representatives, Pompeo has remained a Trump loyalist. But in the U.S. State Department, according to […]
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‘There’s no coup here’: Ecuador oil output hit as protests worsen 10.10.2019 Raw Story
Protesters in Ecuador fought a running battle with security forces Wednesday in a second day of violent demonstrations over a fuel price hike that forced the government to suspend most of the country’s deliveries of crude. The violence broke out as thousands of people representing indigenous groups, farmers, students and labor unions marched on a […]
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Trump wants ethnic cleansing in Syria to happen in a ‘humane way’ — but can’t define what that means 10.10.2019 Raw Story
President Donald Trump wants Turkey to act in a “humane manner” while conducting an expected ethnic cleansing campaign against the Kurds in Syria. Trump made the comments in the Roosevelt Room of the White House following an event on cutting government regulations. Trump was asked about a proposal by Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) to impose […]
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‘Laugh all you want!’ Meghan McCain erupts when The View audience mocks Republican’s obvious hypocrisy 9.10.2019 Raw Story
Meghan McCain was “confused” when the audience for “The View” burst into laughter at former Rep. Trey Gowdy’s partisan hypocrisy on the rule of law. The South Carolina Republican complained at length in a 2012 speech that the Obama administration was withholding documents in the Benghazi probe, and the studio audience laughed at video of […]
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