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CNN’s Preet Bharara calls it ‘humiliating’ that Trump ridicules Sessions over Russia probe: ‘It’s not a win’

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 - 4:28pm

On Tuesday, former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara sat down with CNN’s Erica Hill to talk about President Donald Trump’s odd relationship with  Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Trump has repeatedly ridiculed Sessions over recusing himself from Special Counsel Robert Muller’s probe into ...

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WATCH: Sessions bizarrely claims the ACLU will lead to ‘more shootings and death’

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 - 4:27pm

In a speech given to a police convention in Waukegan, Illinois, Attorney General Jeff Sessions claimed the American Civil Liberties Union is a potential cause of violence. After blaming the end of stop-and-frisk for a rise in Chicago’s murder rate after the ACLU issued a report about the pract...

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What sector overhaul means for tech stocks, Wall Street

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 - 4:11pm

The most significant changes to Wall Street’s broad industry sectors since 1999 will take effect Monday, reclassifying many of the hot growth companies that have been nearly synonymous with the “tech” rally that has fueled the stock bull market. While any immediate market impact will be hard to gaug...

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Ex-Obama aide calls BS on idea that Kavanaugh investigation can’t be re-opened: ‘Republicans requested it from us’

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 - 4:06pm

As the GOP’s outcry against Democratic calls for the re-opening of an investigation into the background of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh reaches a fever pitch, one former Obama White House aide scoffed at the concept that the act is far out of the ordinary. “Why couldn’t th...

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MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace calls it ‘scary’ what the White House could do after Sessions is fired

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 - 3:55pm

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump escalated his attacks on Attorney General Jeff Sessions, saying he’s disappointed in him for recusing himself in the Russia probe to his handling of the crisis at the border. The public attacks once again make it clear that the president will likely fire Se...

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Texas bully’s mom shames him by making him wear ‘I Am a Bully’ shirt to school

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 - 3:27pm

A Texas bully’s mom has shamed her son by making him wear a shirt proclaiming himself to be a bully to school, reports Fox News. The bully’s mother, who identified herself only by her first name, Star, to a local TV station said her son was “calling other boys ‘stupid,’...

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Democratic strategist clashes with conservative guest on CNN over ‘fairness’ for Brett Kavanaugh

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 - 3:17pm

Democratic strategist Maria Cardona smacked down her counterpart in a Wednesday CNN appearance, as Republican Alice Stewart tried to make the case that the real victim in the sexual assault allegations surrounding President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, is Kavanaugh himself. K...

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Fox News host Shep Smith slaps down Trump’s whining about Sessions: ‘The Attorney General works for the people’

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 - 3:04pm

President Donald Trump once again ramped up his attacks on Attorney General Jeff Sessions this week, saying that he didn’t “have an Attorney General.” Fox News’ Shepard Smith pointed to an apparent flaw in Trump’s reasoning Wednesday. “When you think things can&#8...

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GOP’s Susan Collins whines about ‘ugly voicemails’ from constituents as she continues to back Kavanaugh nomination

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 - 2:54pm

Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) complained about the “very ugly process” of the Brett Kavanaugh nomination during a Wednesday radio interview with WVOM in Bangor. Sen. Collins describes herself as pro-choice and is considered a potential swing vote during Senate confirmation. She told WVOM tha...

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Alexander Hamilton was obsessed with the threat a presidency like Trump’s poses for America

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 - 2:53pm

Presidential economic adviser Larry Kudlow suggested to the Economic Club of New York that, after the elections, Republicans will target “spending” on Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid with “reforms” (cuts) to help pay for the massive deficits created by Trump’s $1.5 trillion tax cut for billi...

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A year after deadly Mexico quake — some still can’t return home

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 10:56pm

A year after a devastating earthquake struck Mexico City and killed dozens of people, Guadalupe Padilla is still waiting to return to her home. The 60-year-old security guard has lived in a wooden shack in a park facing the now-empty apartment block where she spent three decades of her life. Padilla...

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Judiciary Committee chairman Chuck Grassley says ‘no reason to delay’ Ford testimony with investigation — confirm now

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 10:51pm

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said on Tuesday there is no reason to delay the testimony of Christine Bassley Ford, and an invitation for her to appear before the committee on Monday stands. Ford, a university professor in California, has accused President Donald Trump’s Supreme ...

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Abolish the Supreme Court

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 10:30pm

The Supreme Court as we know it is an abomination, and this is a rare issue on which Americans from across the ideological spectrum should agree. Whether you believe that liberal, robed tyrants have jammed gay rights and abortion and all manner of social ills down the throats of the American people,...

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North Korea to allow international inspections for nuclear dismantlement — but only if Trump takes reciprocal measures

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 10:27pm

North Korea agreed to allow international inspectors to observe a “permanent dismantlement” of its key missile facilities, and will take additional steps such as closing its main Yongbyon nuclear complex if the United States takes reciprocal measures, South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in said on Wedn...

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Trump’s trade War continues as China to penalize $60 billion of US imports in tit-for-tat move

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 10:24pm

China and the United States plunged deeper into a trade war on Tuesday after Beijing added $60 billion of U.S. products to its import tariff list in retaliation for President Donald Trump’s planned levies on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods. The tit-for-tat measures are the latest escalation in a...

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Republican Rep Matt Gaetz goes down in flames against Chris Cuomo with weak defense of Brett Kavanagh

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 9:56pm

On Tuesday, Matt Gaetz (R-FL) went down in flames during an interview with CNN’s Chris Cuomo while trying to defend Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Kavanaugh’s accuser Dr. Christine Blasey Ford said she would not sit before the Senate until an FBI investigation has taken place. &#...

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‘I see him hurtling towards the sun’: MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow predicts Kavanaugh won’t be confirmed

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 9:52pm

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow very rarely gives political commentary and opinion in her show. Typically the host explains complex political events and legal events as they unfold. But during an interview with former Sec. Hillary Clinton, Maddow let her own commentary fly. When Maddow handed it off to ...

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WATCH: CNN’s Chris Cuomo flattens right-wing Trump apologist for wanting Kavanaugh confirmed without investigation

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 9:16pm

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump’s former aide David Urban and political commentator Symone Sanders argued over Supreme Court justice nominee Bret Kavanaugh sexual assault scandal during an interview with CNN’s Chris Cuomo. “So they’re going to have an FBI investigation. Th...

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Seth Meyers swears that his mind isn’t in the gutter: ‘That’s just the f*cking news right now’

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 9:02pm

Adult film star Stormy Daniels revealed Tuesday that her upcoming book will reveal a detailed description of the penis of the president of the United States. The information was so absurd, NBC host Seth Meyers swore it had nothing to do with his mind being in the gutter. “So for once, I’m gonn...

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Lawyer for ultranationalist group arrested for lying to police about his ‘stolen’ guns: report

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 8:59pm

The attorney who represents the ultranationalist Proud Boys organization was arrested by Texas authorities for filing a false police report alleging he had three guns stolen, The Daily Beast reported Tuesday. Jason Lee Van Dyke called police on September 13 to report that someone had stolen three gu...

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