Nadler Vows to Fight Barr to Make Mueller Report Public

William Barr as the new Attorney General of the United States, will make the call about who gets a copy of the final report issued by special counsel Bob Mueller. But if he tries to stop Congress from using Mueller’s work for its own probes, he will have a major fight on his hands, according to House Judiciary Committee chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY). read more

Former Mass. Gov. Bill Weld to Challenge Trump in 2020 GOP Primaries

Former Massachusetts governor Bill Weld told an audience in New Hampshire this morning that he will take on President Trump in the 2020 Republican presidential primaries.

Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld looking to challenge President Trump in 2020 Republican primary” read more

Analysis: Why the GOP Will Likely Lose Senate Control in 2020

Many people in Washington now believe that Republicans need to change their strategy in order to avoid losing control of the U.S. Senate after the 2020 elections.

Conservative Jennifer Rubin sounded the alarm for Republicans in her Washington Post column, but she is not the only one who is aware of the problem. She says that if GOP senators keep sucking up to Trump they face a potential senate wipeout in 2020. read more

Trump Will Sign Bill, Declare an Emergency and Prove He Is a Fraud

The Associated Press (AP) reports this morning that Donald Trump is planning to do two big things today:

  • Sign into law the bill that Congress passed yesterday funding border security while also keeping the government open, and
  • Declare a national emergency when he appears in the Rose Garden at 10 a.m. for remarks on “the national security and humanitarian crisis on our southern border.”

To keep his right-wing anti-immigrant base happy he now plans to bypass Congress and siphon billions of dollars from other federal coffers for his wall on the Mexican border. read more

Senate Vote Shows McConnell May Be Willing to Impeach Trump

Donald Trump’s crushing defeat in the U.S. Senate yesterday revealed that impeachment is now a very real possibility, according to MSNBC‘s Lawrence O’Donnell.

The host of “The Last Word” said that the politics in Washington have changed, and Senate Leader Mitch McConnell may now be willing to allow the president to be impeached. read more

Store That Boycotted Nike Over Kaepernick Ad Is Going Out of Business

Colorado sports apparel and memorabilia store owner Stephen Martin last September boycotted Nike because of an ad they did featuring former NFL star Colin Kaepernick. And now Martin announced that he has gone bankrupt and his store is closing. read more

Rule Change Will Greatly Help Democrats Investigate Trump’s Crimes

A change to House rules will greatly help Democratic investigations of President Trump and his administration, according to a new report from The Hill.

The change allows staff of House committees to conduct interviews of witnesses under oath without any members of Congress present. This frees up the time of legislators to do other work while their staff depose the many witnesses in their investigations. read more

McCabe Says DOJ, Pence Discussed Removing Trump From Office

Former deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe has dropped a bombshell revelation about the actions of the Department of Justice (DOJ) in 2017 in the wake of former FBI Director James Comey’s firing.

60 Minutes host Scott Pelley appeared on “CBS This Morning,” today and said that McCabe told him in his 60 Minutes interview (to be aired Sunday) that the DOJ had meetings in May of 2017 to discuss whether Donald Trump’s cabinet could be rallied to oust him from power. read more

Ivanka Trump May Be Forced to Testify Before House Committees

House Democrats are investigating Donald Trump’s possibly illegal business dealings, and they may bring Ivanka Trump before Congress to testify about what she knows.

Axios reported this morning that House Democrats are planning to have Ivanka testify because she has significant inside information about the inner workings of the Trump Organization. read more

Fox & Friends Blames Americans for Lower Tax Refunds

Fox News guests and hosts had a big laugh Thursday morning at the smaller tax refunds being received by millions of Americans.

Most working people who have filed 2018 tax returns so far have been surprised at getting smaller tax refunds — or owing more in taxes — after they had assumed their refunds would be bigger because of Trump’s tax cut bill. read more

Bloomberg Plans to Spend At Least $500 Million to Defeat Trump in 2020

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is reportedly prepared to spend a minimum of $500 million of his own money to stop Donald Trump from winning a second term in the White House.

Michael Bloomberg is preparing to spend at least $500 million from his own pocket to deny President Trump a second term” read more

Inside Chuck Schumer’s Plan to Take Down Mitch McConnell

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer is putting together a new plan to finally bring down his arch-nemesis, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell.

According to POLITICO, Schumer is working very hard to bring about McConnell’s downfall, which would be a major coup and a giant step toward Democrats taking control of the Senate after the 2020 elections. read more

Trump Will Sign Border Deal To Avoid A Shutdown

President Donald Trump is planning to sign the bipartisan spending package Congress has agreed upon regarding border security according to a new report from CNN.

The report says that Trump will sign a new bipartisan deal that will allocate $1.375 billion for a border barrier — short of the more than $5 billion he demanded — according to two confidential sources in the White House. read more

Democrats To Begin ‘Vast Probe’ Into Trump & Putin Possible Criminal Ties

Democrats in the House will soon launch a “vast” and comprehensive series of investigations into Donald Trump’s ties to Russia.

And, according to a new report, the focus of the investigations will be on Trump’s criminal relationship with Vladimir Putin, and the alleged money laundering and other crimes that they committed together. read more

How William Barr Could Cause a National Disaster

Editor’s Note: The idea of indicting a sitting president is still a matter of debate.

The fate of Donald Trump — and the nation — may lie in the hands of his next attorney general, William Barr. Since Justice Department policy prohibits indictment of a sitting president on criminal charges, the only way for Trump to be forced from office is impeachment. read more

Mueller Probe Will Make a Profit As Feds Sell Off Manafort’s Assets

The federal government will soon begin selling off Paul Manafort’s assets which he accumulated after decades of shady and illegal lobbying work. After the process is completed it is expected that Bob Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election will have made a profit, bringing in more money than it has cost. read more

Former Astronaut Kelly Announces Senate Bid in Arizona

Mark Kelly, a retired astronaut who is the husband of former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords (D-AZ) announced on Tuesday that he’s running for the U.S. Senate in Arizona. Kelly, a Democrat, is also a retired captain in the U.S. Navy, and is a native of Arizona. read more

Hannity Tells Republicans Not to Support ‘Garbage’ Border Security Deal

The man who appears to be in charge of the Republican Party, Sean Hannity, has issued a new warning to Republicans in Congress. After the details of a border security funding compromise was leaked late last night the Fox News personality said: read more

New Deal to Avert Shutdown Gives Trump ‘Far Less Money’

Legislators worked late Monday night on an agreement to avoid another government shutdown this week. And according to Associated Press (AP) reports this morning the deal that has been agreed to by both sides falls far short of the wall funding that the president had been demanding for months: read more

Crazy Trump Supporter Violently Attacks Cameraman At El Paso Rally

A raging Trump supporter wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat attacked a cameraman from the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) during the president’s rally in El Paso last night.

The cameraman, Ron Skeans, was recording video of President Donald Trump speaking about immigration when he was knocked off balance by a man in the crowd, who can be seen moments later being restrained by another man wearing a red MAGA hat. read more