The Last Word is pulling in record ratings, but Lawrence O’Donnell’s show will end when his contract expires because Trump put pressure on NBC to fire the host because he was too critical of the President.
The coverage of Trump’s endless stream of presidency destroying news over the last 24 hours has varied between sad spin, flat out denial, and pretending like the Trump presidency doesn’t exist.
Rachel Maddow is breaking the news that a criminal subpoena has been issued about a loan that former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort took out with a Trump, business associate.
After the latest bombshell revelation that Trump may have obstructed justice, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) put the heat on Republicans to step up and hold Trump accountable.
A source close to former FBI Director James Comey said that he didn’t write memos about his conversations with President Obama because the conversations were routine and Obama was truthful.
Darrell Issa gave Rachel Bade of Politico the middle finger when she asked him about James Comey’s note, which as reported indicated that President Trump interfered in the investigation into his ties with Russia by asking Comey to stop investigating Flynn.
House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) says he is ready to use his subpoena power if that is what it takes to get access to James Comey’s memos of his conversations with Donald Trump.
Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA) called on former FBI Director James Comey to testify before Congress, saying Comey needs to “share what he knows”.
Notes attributed to then FBI Director James Comey show that President Trump asked him to stop investigating General Mike Flynn the day after Flynn was fired.
CNN’s Jake Tapper revealed that the same information that Trump leaked to Russia that is so sensitive that CNN was warned in march not to report it because it would get people killed.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was asked Tuesday, “Do you have concerns with the President’s ability to properly handle classified information?”
Sen. McConnell replied, “No.”
Trump is so nuts that his advisers are afraid to leave him alone in meetings with foreign leaders because they are afraid of what he will say.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) leads Donald Trump in a new poll 49%-39%, as the reeling president is getting swallowed by his Russia scandal.
Senator Al Franken (D-MN) warned early Tuesday afternoon that President Trump is endangering U.S. national security.
President Trump described the meeting where he leaked classified intelligence to Russia as a great meeting. Trump considers a meeting where he jeopardized US national security a great meeting.
The problem for Trump, legally, isn’t that he gave classified intel to Russia. The president’s bigger problem is that this could be considered a violation of his oath of office and an impeachable offense.
While trying to clean up the scandal from Trump leaking classified intelligence to Russia, national security adviser H.R. McMaster made things even worse.
More voters are now in favor of impeaching Donald Trump (48%) than are opposed to impeaching the president (41%) in the latest PPP Poll.
Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) demanded that the White House make transcripts of Trump’s meeting with Russian officials available to Congress.
Schumer added, “And if the president has nothing to hide, he should direct that the transcript of the meeting be made available.”
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell spoke with Bloomberg’s Kevin Cirilli on ‘Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas’ to weigh in on the news that Republican President Trump leaked highly classified information about an ISIS plot to the Russians.
McConnell’s response was a call for less drama.
“There’s no courage. They (Republicans) just hope the storm will go away,” Jennifer Bendery of the Huffington Post reported a House Democrat telling her of their Republican colleagues.
Hours after Trump’s Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, NSA H.R. McMaster, and Deputy NSA for Strategy put out statements claiming Trump didn’t leak classified secrets about ISIS to the Russians as the Washington Post detailed, Trump admitted to it and bragged about it.