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Rep. Devin Nunes sues Twitter for $250 million over ‘@DevinNunesMom’

The US congressman Devin Nunes sent the Twitterverse spiraling into hilarity late on Monday with his lawsuit listing the purported crimes of Twitter users “Devin Nunes’ Mom” and “Devin Nunes’ Cow”. In the lawsuit against Twitter and a handful of users, the California Republican claims to be the victim of vicious internet trolls, as well…

Fox News Pulls Jeanine Pirro Show after her Islamophobic Remarks

Jeanine Pirro, the Fox News host who made Islamophobic comments about a Muslim Congress member, has been unexpectedly yanked off the air. And now one of her most powerful defenders — the president of the United States — is railing against the network. Justice With Judge Jeanine was missing from its usual Saturday time slot…

Fox News’ Tucker Carlson is Racist, Homophobic & Misogynistic [AUDIO]

A day after releasing audio of Tucker Carlson making numerous misogynist remarks, Media Matters for America published a new video with clips of the Fox News host using racist and homophobic language to describe Iraqi people, African Americans, gay people and immigrants while speaking on a radio program between 2006 and 2011, according to a…

Trump Tells Republican Donors: The Democrats Hate Jews

This week, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D.-Minn.) came under fire for tweeting about Israel using language that some considered anti-Semitic. In response, Democrats drafted a resolution condemning anti-Semitism. On Thursday, after receiving pushback from some lawmakers who said Omar was being unfairly singled out, Democrats broadened the measure to denounce other types of discrimination, such as…

Mueller Report Close to Finished as Michael Cohen To Testify [VIDEO]

WATCH COHEN’S LIVE TESTIMONY CLICK HERE Attorney General Bill Barr is preparing to announce as early as next week the completion of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, with plans for Barr to submit to Congress soon after a summary of Mueller’s confidential report, according to people familiar with the plans. The preparations are the…

WH Illegal Efforts to Transfer U.S. Nuclear Technology to Saudi Arabia

Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the Chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, issued an interim staff report after multiple whistleblowers came forward to warn about efforts inside the White House to rush the transfer of highly sensitive U.S. nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia in potential violation of the Atomic Energy Act and without review…

Roger Stone May Be Locked Up After Instagram Post [VIDEO]

Longtime Donald Trump associate Roger Stone has now apologized to the court after he shared a controversial and dangerous Instagram post of the federal judge who is presiding over his case with a crosshair next to her head. A hearing this week will be considering the condition and status of his release on bail and…

Bernie Sanders Enters Presidential Election Again in 2020

Bernie Sanders, the independent senator from Vermont whose 2016 campaign helped energize the progressive movement and move the Democratic party to the left, has entered the 2020 race for the White House. In an email to supporters on Tuesday morning, Sanders, a self-styled Democratic socialist who spent much of his nearly 30-year political career as…

Trump To Declare Fake National Emergency To Try & Build His Wall

What is Trump threatening to do? As always, it’s impossible to know with certainty exactly what bananas plans Trump has in mind. But based on his repeated statements and some additional reporting, it’s clear that he wants to declare a national emergency. Congress has passed a large number of “emergency power” statutes, that only activate…

Bullethead Acting AG Matthew Whitaker Testified Before Congress

Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker will testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Friday, the latest development in a day of drama between House Democrats and the Department of Justice. Whitaker’s hearing is probably going to be a contentious affair. Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee have a lot of questions for Whitaker; the hearing…

Leaked WH Schedule Shows That Trump Barely Works

Early this year, Axios obtained a schedule of President Trump’s activities, revealing hour after hour of “Executive Time” — which means, mostly, binge-watching cable television news and tweeting. Politico has obtained another weekly Trump schedule, and if anything, it appears to contain even less actual work. Tuesday’s schedule featured nine hours of “Executive Time” and…

Corey Booker Announces His Run For President in 2020

Senator Cory Booker on Friday morning jumped into the busy field of Democratic candidates running for the White House in 2020 in a bid to oust racist con man traitor Donald Trump. The New Jersey senator and former mayor of Newark emailed supporters promising to “channel our common pain back into our common purpose”. Here…

US Intelligence Chiefs Contradict Trump on ISIS, North Korea & Russia

Intelligence directors break with Trump on threats posed by North Korea, Iran and ISIS. They think pulling out of Syria and Afghanistan would be a debacle. They think North Korea cannot be trusted. They think the Islamic State is still a threat to America. They think Russia is bad and NATO is good. The trouble…

Bernie Sanders To Announce 2020 Presidential Run

Three years after fighting a surprisingly competitive Democratic primary race against Hillary Clinton, Sen. Bernie Sanders, the Vermont independent, is making another run for the White House. Two sources with direct knowledge of his plans told Yahoo News that Sanders, an independent and self-described “democratic socialist,” plans to announce his presidential bid imminently. While Sanders…

Trump Caves, Ends Shutdown to Take Spotlight Away From Russia

Trump on the shutdown: “We will not cave!”. Well today he caved. Speaking to reporters in the White House later that same day, Trump indicated he would not sign a short-term funding bill unless it included a “prorated down payment for the wall.” But barely 24 hours later, Trump caved: On Friday afternoon, the president…

Pelosi to Trump: No State of the Union Speech Until Shutdown Ends

Pelosi asks Trump to postpone State of the Union address because of shutdown — or deliver it in writing. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Trump on Wednesday to postpone his State of the Union address — or deliver it in writing — if the government shutdown doesn’t end this week, an extraordinary suggestion that…

As Trump Declares ISIS in Syria Defeated, New Attack Kills American Troops

ISIS has claimed responsibility for a deadly explosion that killed US service members in the Syrian city of Manbij on Wednesday. It is estimated up to 20 people have been killed. US service members were killed in the attack, according to a tweet from the spokesperson for the US-led coalition Operation Inherent Resolve. “U.S. service…

Former AG & Trump Nominee an Expert on Pardons, Will Be Confirmed

The most significant single act of Barr’s career in the Department of Justice was to advise President George H.W. Bush to pardon six officials from Ronald Reagan’s administration, including Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger, for crimes associated with the Iran-Contra affair. At the time, Barr was — you guessed it — attorney general. His recommendation…

Collusion: Paul Manafort Was Sharing Polling Data With Russian Spy

Special counsel Robert Mueller accused ex-Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort of lying about sharing polling data with Russian spy, a court filing accidentally reveals. The alleged spy, Konstantin Kilimnik, is a former business associate of Manafort’s who is criminally charged with working with him to try to tamper with potential witnesses against Manafort before his…