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Neal Katyal breaks down why the Supreme Court may rule to release Trump’s taxes because of his Russia scandal 1.7.2020 Raw Story
Former acting Solicitor General Neal Katyal explained on MSNBC on Tuesday why President Donald Trump’s latest Russia scandals could make it more likely that the U.S. Supreme Court rules against him on the questions of turning over his tax returns to investigators. Katyal was interviewed by MSNBC chief legal correspondent Ari Melber on “The Beat.” […]
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CNN’s Jim Acosta grills GOP congressman on claim that president didn’t need to be briefed on Russian bounties 30.6.2020 Raw Story
On CNN Monday, chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta questioned Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) on his claims about the Russian bounty scandal. “First of all, what is your reaction to that new report we have coming in, just in the last several minutes, that this information about bounties, Russian bounties on U.S. troops in Afghanistan, […]
Republican blasts the NYT for reporting on Trump’s Russia scandal: ‘The blood is on their hands’ 30.6.2020 Raw Story
Rep. Jim Banks (R-IN) defended President Donald Trump following a briefing on Russia paying bounties for the killing of U.S. troops. Banks described the bombshell New York Times report as a “hit piece falsely accusing Trump of ignoring reports that Russia placed bounties on American soldiers in Afghanistan.” The report has been confirmed by The […]
Trump’s Russian bounty scandal shows his disastrous foreign policy is even worse than we could imagine 29.6.2020 Raw Story
It seems as if it happened ages ago, but you may recall that at the beginning of the year the United States came very close to going to war with Iran. There had been a number of skirmishes over the previous months and Iran’s proxies had been lobbing rocket attacks at bases in Iraq, none of which was particularly […]
Trump may lose in November — triggering a new national crisis 27.6.2020 Raw Story
Let’s assume that Donald Trump loses the election in November. Yes, that’s a mighty big assumption, despite all the polls currently favoring the Democrats. If the economy begins to recover and the first wave of Covid-19 subsides (without a second wave striking), Donald Trump’s reelection prospects could improve greatly. The Republican Party has a huge […]
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Federal Elections Commission is essentially defunct — as GOP member leaves for Koch-funded group 27.6.2020 Raw Story
The White House announced it would nominate Allen Dickerson, a proponent of Citizens United, to the elections board. After 10 months, the Federal Elections Commission in May regained a quorum with the confirmation of Republican appointee Trey Trainor—and promptly lost it just over five weeks later on Friday when commissioner Caroline Hunter resigned to join the Koch-funded group […]
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Senate Republicans revive investigation of Hunter Biden: report 27.6.2020 Raw Story
According to a report from POLITICO, a Senate committee is targeting former Obama administration officials once again in an investigation targeting Joe Biden’s son, demanding transcribed interviews and documents. “The renewed scrutiny from the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee comes amid intensifying efforts by President Donald Trump to target Biden, the presumptive Democratic […]
Trump may lose in November — and trigger a new national crisis 27.6.2020 Raw Story
Let’s assume that Donald Trump loses the election in November. Yes, that’s a mighty big assumption, despite all the polls currently favoring the Democrats. If the economy begins to recover and the first wave of Covid-19 subsides (without a second wave striking), Donald Trump’s reelection prospects could improve greatly. The Republican Party has a huge […]
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With COVID Spiking in Sun Belt, Trump Leads GOP Governors Toward Electoral Ruin 26.6.2020 Truthout.com
Trump's favorite Republican governors are in a bind after following his lead and reopening their states ...
Looming electoral disaster: How Trump and his Fox News enablers are driving the GOP off a cliff 26.6.2020 Raw Story
President Trump traveled to Wisconsin on Thursday to tour a naval shipyard, where he bragged that he had the Navy steer a big contract Wisconsin’s way, which can only be construed as an order to boost his electoral chances in the swing state. I suppose it’s not surprising that he is so open about such things. […]
The View grills John Bolton on his refusal to testify in Trump’s impeachment: ‘Why didn’t you step up?’ 24.6.2020 Raw Story
“The View” co-hosts Whoopi Goldberg and Sunny Hostin grilled former national security adviser John Bolton over the quid pro quo arrangement with Ukraine that got President Donald Trump impeached. Bolton, who refused to testify in the impeachment inquiry and was not called by the Republican-led Senate, appeared Wednesday on the show to promote his new […]
Radical Mothering for Abolitionist Futures Post-COVID-19 23.6.2020 Truthout.com
Radical Mothering for Abolitionist Futures Post-COVID-19
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Even if I testified — ‘it would not have made any difference because minds were made up on Capitol Hill’: Bolton says 22.6.2020 Raw Story
During his Sunday interview with ABC’s Martha Raddatz, former national security adviser John Bolton tried to make it sound like he would have appeared had he been subpoenaed by Congress. Regardless, however, nothing he would have said or done would have mattered, Bolton claimed. “I was fully prepared if I got a subpoena,” said Bolton. […]
Donald Trump just can’t stop losing: The past few weeks have been the worst of his presidency 20.6.2020 Raw Story
Donald Trump is losing. He’s losing nationally in the polls. He’s losing in battleground states. He’s losing in the streets. Every day when he wakes up and turns on the news, he is losing. He can’t escape it. He is a loser. This article first appeared in Salon. He is losing his precious Supreme Court. […]
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Bolton book excerpts showing Trump’s unhinged behavior evidence former advisor is ‘100% complicit’: critics 18.6.2020 Raw Story
“Bolton is a moral abomination in every way. It’s also the case that basically everyone in government who comes close to Trump comes away thinking he’s even worse than they realized.” Excerpts from a new book by John Bolton detailing his time in President Donald Trump’s inner circle as national security advisor are drawing anger […]
Trump begs China’s Xi for re-election help — reveals Ukraine bribe was real: claims Bolton 18.6.2020 Raw Story
Donald Trump pleaded with China’s leader Xi Jinping for help to win re-election in 2020, the US president’s former national security advisor John Bolton writes in an explosive new behind-the-scenes book, according to excerpts published Wednesday. Bolton alleges in a blistering critique that Trump’s focus on winning a second term was the driving principle of […]
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Official says they can’t imagine what Trump will do — but he won’t support Col. Vindman being promoted: report 18.6.2020 Raw Story
President Donald Trump lashed out at Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, who was subpoenaed to testify before Congress. The Purple Heart awardee appeared and told the truth about his concerns, but it got him “reassigned” from his position in the White House. Now it threatens to stop him from being promoted to colonel. The Washington Post […]
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‘He’s no patriot’: Disturbed Americans question why Bolton refused to speak out about Trump revelations during impeachment 18.6.2020 Raw Story
New revelations released by the Wall Street Journal in John Bolton’s book are sending Americans into a flood of frustration and angry as the former national security adviser continues to tell information he refused to tell under oath. There were sketchy deals with China, a discussion with Xi Jinping about staying in office longer, and […]
Republicans worried Ron Johnson’s investigation of Obama officials will blow up in their faces: report 15.6.2020 Raw Story
According to a report from Politico, not all Republicans are on-board with an investigation by Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) into the actions of former officials who served President Barack Obama’s administration, fearing it could blow up in their faces during a tough election year. Johnson, in his capacity as the senior Republican on the Senate […]
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John Hickenlooper’s ethics violations raise question in Senate race: Will voters care? 14.6.2020 Denver Post: Local
John Hickenlooper's ethics imbroglio this month has brought him plenty of political embarrassment, but Colorado political watchers say a key question remains unanswered in the U.S. Senate race.
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