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Shouting match breaks out on CNN when former Republican nails Stephen Miller: ‘You cannot make up these facts’

Mon, 21 May 2018 - 11:15pm

President Donald Trump’s economic advisor Stephen Miller took to CNN Monday to promote the president’s latest conspiracy theory that former President Barack Obama ordered an FBI agent to infiltrate his campaign. Like the allegations of wiretapping Trump Tower, the president has taken a s...

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WATCH: CNN’s Don Lemon calls BS on Trump advisor’s conspiracy theory Obama was spying on Trump

Mon, 21 May 2018 - 10:36pm

In an epic back and forth, CNN host Don Lemon called out the absurdity of Stephen Moore’s argument that the Trump campaign was infiltrated by a government spy somehow dispatched personally by former President Barack Obama. Moore tried to claim that President Donald Trump isn’t angry or l...

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‘That’s insane’: Rachel Maddow just listed all of the ways Rosenstein has been caving into Trump’s demands for months

Mon, 21 May 2018 - 10:04pm

During her Monday episode, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow connected the dots of the promises made by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, all the way back to the beginning of this series of investigations. She began by saying that the meeting with Rosenstein and FBI Director Christopher Wrey is the sec...

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CNN panel goes off the rails when Trump apologist tries to claim DOJ and FBI ‘were running an outright entrapment effort’

Mon, 21 May 2018 - 9:49pm

A panel discussion with CNN’s Anderson Cooper ended in an uproar. When asked about foreign government’s involvement in the presidential election, CNN analyst asserted that the president is using the same old distraction methods. Political commentator, Paul Begala, said: “You begin ...

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NYPD just arrested a homeless woman for taking a shopping cart

Mon, 21 May 2018 - 8:36pm

Officers for the NYPD’s 88 precinct arrested a homeless woman and confiscated her belongings—because the shopping cart she had didn’t belong to her. Journalist Nick Encalada-Malinowski first reported the incident in a series of tweets, below. The NYPD confirmed to Raw Story that after ge...

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This judge compared the Miss USA pageant selection process to the Holocaust

Mon, 21 May 2018 - 8:29pm

Emmy-Award winning TV personality, Carson Kressley, was one of the judges during the Miss USA pageant. During his time on stage, he made controversial comment about the Holocaust. During the pageant that premiered May 21, he made a disgraceful remark. Kressley, said that choosing between the contest...

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Former Clinton aide comes out against Robert Mueller — doesn’t say he’s now directing a GOP consulting firm

Mon, 21 May 2018 - 7:14pm

On Sunday, the Hill published an op-ed by former Bill Clinton aide Mark Penn urging an end to the Mueller investigation. “Time and time again, investigators came up empty,” Penn wrote. “Even several sting operations with an FBI spy we just learned about failed to produce a DeLorean...

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Trump says it’s too ‘inconvenient’ to have security features on his White House cell phone: report

Mon, 21 May 2018 - 7:02pm

President Trump doesn’t have any advanced security features, or protection on his cell phone because it’s too “inconvenient,” according to Politico. Two senior administration officials said that they asked the president to rotate his phone on a monthly basis but he declined. ...

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Dem Congressman reveals Trump’s behavior isn’t an act ‘of an innocent person’: ‘This shows consciousness of guilt’

Mon, 21 May 2018 - 6:23pm

Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA)  warned that President Trump’s recent behavior reveals more than what meets the eyes. During an interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer, Lieu talked about Trump’s constant demands on the Department of Justice. “The continued assault on the rule of law by Donald...

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‘You’re all going down’: Michael Flynn Jr. just made a dark warning

Mon, 21 May 2018 - 6:22pm

Michael Flynn Jr., son of disgraced former lieutenant general Michael Flynn, is not shy about expressing his political thoughts on Twitter. His handle is Husband, Father Pround Son of @GenFlynn Truth Will Prevail interspersed with American flags. On Monday, he tweeted an ominous warning. You’re all ...

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Democratic candidate sues Georgia for kicking her out of House race because of previous citizenship status

Mon, 21 May 2018 - 5:40pm

A Democrat running for the Georgia House is suing after being disqualified due to her previous citizen status, reports the Atlanta Journal Constitution. Maria Palacios filed a lawsuit Sunday after Secretary of State Brian Kemp ruled she can’t run for office because her campaign violates a Geor...

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CNN analyst slams Trump for ‘shooting himself in the foot’ and warns there are only so many screw ups left

Mon, 21 May 2018 - 5:37pm

Legal Analyst, Laura Coates, blasted the Trump administration for their involvement and interjection into the Russian probe. In an interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer, Coates said: “There are only so many times you could shoot yourself in the foot before you can no longer walk.” On S...

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Trump to press South Korean leader ahead of summit

Mon, 21 May 2018 - 4:50pm

Three weeks before an unprecedented U.S.-North Korea summit is supposed to take place, President Donald Trump will meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday as U.S. officials try to figure out whether Pyongyang is serious about negotiating a deal on denuclearization. Moon’s White House visi...

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Under pressure from Trump, FBI and Justice agree to expanded Russia probe

Mon, 21 May 2018 - 4:20pm

The U.S. Justice Department on Monday agreed to expand its investigation into alleged Russia collusion in the 2016 election to include “any irregularities” in FBI tactics involving Trump’s presidential campaign, a White House spokeswoman said. Trump suggested on Friday that the FBI might have plante...

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MSNBC guest knocks Rudy Giuliani for saying ‘crazy stuff’ and watching too much Fox News

Mon, 21 May 2018 - 4:13pm

On Monday afternoon, a panel discussion on MSNBC’s Deadline took an amusing turn when the panelists brought up Rudy Giuliani’s claim that he foresees an end to the Mueller obstruction of justice probe soon. Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson expressed skepticism that Giuliani has insider info...

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Ex-Vanderbilt football player in US rape case gets suspended sentence

Mon, 21 May 2018 - 4:08pm

A former Vanderbilt University football player charged in the 2013 rape of an unconscious female student in a university dormitory accepted a plea deal on Monday that allows him to avoid jail while the other three men in the case serve lengthy terms. Jaborian “Tip” McKenzie, 23, who had previously b...

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WATCH: Racist Houston police told a black woman to ‘pretend like we’re going to shoot you’ during traffic stop

Mon, 21 May 2018 - 4:01pm

A routine traffic stop almost turned deadly as a Houston police officer shouted at a black woman: ‘”Hands up! Put your hands up. Over your head! Pretend like we’re going to shoot you,”reported ABC 13 News. On Saturday, police stopped a blue Nissan SUV and ordered four passeng...

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Deadly acid cloud rises over Hawaii as lava streams into ocean

Mon, 21 May 2018 - 3:36pm

Deadly white clouds of acid and fine shards of glass boiled into the sky over Hawaii on Monday as lava from the Kilauea volcano flowed into the ocean, creating a new hazard from a more than two-week eruption. Hawaii’s Civil Defense agency warned motorists, boaters and beachgoers to beware of toxic c...

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CNN’s Jake Tapper reveals Steve Bannon and Corey Lewandowski are advising Trump of a ‘deep state conspiracy’

Mon, 21 May 2018 - 3:29pm

CNN’s Jake Tapper broke a story that a small group of “informal advisors” have been talking with President Donald Trump and against chief of staff John Kelly when it comes to special counsel Robert Mueller and the FBI. The host began his Monday show by recapping that Deputy Attorne...

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One of Putin’s fiercest critics explains how Russia propaganda has changed to accommodate Trump

Mon, 21 May 2018 - 3:05pm

Renowned chess grandmaster and chairman of the Human Rights Foundation Garry Kasparov noted a peculiar change in Russia since the election of President Donald Trump, during a Monday interview with MSNBC’s Kasie Hunt. “President Trump’s official demand of the Justice Department has ...

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