Yemen Withdraws Permission for U.S. Antiterror Ground Missions
WH official: We’ll say ‘fake news’ until media realizes attitude of attacking the President is wrong
Leaks Suggest Trump’s Own Team Is Alarmed By His Conduct He called Mike Flynn at 3a.m. to ask whether a strong dollar or a weak one is good for the economy. BUT HE’S A GREAT BUSINESSMAN.
“There are already plenty of grounds to impeach Trump. The question is when Republicans will decide that he’s more of a liability than an asset.”
Anderson Cooper Shuts Down The White House’s Terrorism List In Just 45 Seconds by showing clips of his own coverage of the “underreported” attacks. “The total number of media hits for the 78 terrorist attacks that the White House released Monday is 80,878, or about an average of slightly more than 1,000 mentions per incident.”
Trump falsely claims US murder rate is ‘highest’ in 47 years
Senate votes to silence Warren after speech against Sessions. By reading Coretta Scott King’s 1986 letter against his confirmation as a federal judge, she was insulting a fellow Senator, Mitch McConnell decided.
The Senate voted, 49 to 43, strictly on party lines, to uphold the ruling that Warren violated rules of debate. Warren is now forbidden from speaking during the remainder of the debate on the nomination of Sessions.
“I am surprised that the words of Coretta Scott King are not suitable for debate in the United States Senate,” Warren said after McConnell’s motion.
That's the key point. Rules against criticizing other Senators cannot apply when you are DEBATING THE NOMINATION OF A SENATOR! https://t.co/mLQqP7z14d
— Chris Murphy (@ChrisMurphyCT) February 8, 2017
Republican congressman says white terrorists are different
Mitch McConnell won’t spend federal money to investigate Trump’s claims of voter fraud
Congress has the power to obtain and release Trump’s tax returns
Immediately after confirming DeVos, GOP lawmaker proposes abolishing Department of Education
House moves to eliminate commission overseeing voting system security
The danger isn’t that Trump will build an autocracy. It’s that congressional Republicans will let him.
Cabinet & Federal Appointees
As expected, Mike Pence broke the tie to confirm Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education.
I just asked a @SenToomey staffer what Betsy DeVos's qualifications were, in Sen's mind. He literally said "she spent millions of dollars."
— Hester Blum (@HesterBlum) February 3, 2017
Can we get vouchers to use to pay for a Secretary of Education that we like better?
— Josh Gondelman (@joshgondelman) February 7, 2017
EPA employees put their jobs on the line to protest Scott Pruitt
What Steve Bannon really wants
CNN invited Kellyanne Conway back. It was a train wreck.
Army Approves Dakota Access Pipeline Route, Paving Way For The Project’s Completion “In doing so, the Army cut short its environmental impact assessment and the public comment period associated with it.”
Other Fascist Nonsense
FBI axes FOIA requests by email, so dust off your fax machine
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