Flynn Didn’t Report Foreign Payments, ‘No Evidence’ He Complied With The Law

Flynn Didn’t Report Foreign Payments, ‘No Evidence’ He Complied With The Law Congressman Elijah Cummings calls classified documents reviewed relating to Micael Flynn “extremely troubling.” Congressmen Jason Chaffetz and Elijah Cummings held a press conference on Tuesday to discuss their investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn’s failure to report income from Russia. It’s been revealed that Flynn received payments from Russia and Turkey but failed to report that information on his application to renew his security clearance. The congressmen suggested that Flynn violated the law by accepting then failing to disclose the payments saying there is “no evidence”...

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Americans Want To Keep Obamacare, Don’t Trust Republicans On Health Care: New Polls

Americans Want To Keep Obamacare, Don’t Trust Republicans On Health Care: New Polls According to two new polls, Americans have very little confidence in Republicans when it comes to the issue of health care. The latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll found that half of Americans say they have little to no confidence that Republican efforts to repeal and replace Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act would make things better. That represents a 16-point increase from February’s NBC/WSJ poll, which was before House Republicans disastrous health care defeat.   And that’s not the only poll that is finding strong support for...

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Sally Yates Will (Finally) Testify At Senate Russia hearing On May 8

Sally Yates Will (Finally) Testify At Senate Russia hearing On May 8 It’s about damn time. At long last, former acting attorney general Sally Yates will testify on May at a Senate hearing regarding Russian interference in the 2016 election. Yates will testify before a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee. Former CIA Director John Brennan and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper will also be testifying in front of the Senate Committee.  Sally Yates was fired by Donald Trump earlier this year after she refused to defend his Muslim-ban. That Muslim-ban was later blocked in court. Sally Yates was fired by...

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Disapproval Of Republican Congress Surging Under Donald Trump: Poll

Disapproval Of Republican Congress Surging Under Donald Trump: Poll Voters are increasingly unhappy with Republican control of Congress and Speaker Paul Ryan.  American disapproval of Republican control of Congress and Speaker Paul Ryan are increasing, according to a new poll. In the new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll published Monday, disapproval of Paul Ryan was 40 percent, compared with 22 percent who have a positive view. That represents major shift since February when there was just a 1 point gap between Ryan’s favorable and unfavorable numbers. The new poll shows an 18-point gap in Ryan’s favorable/unfavorable ratings. And the poll...

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Trump Administration Forced To Remove Website Post Promoting Mar-a-Lago

Trump Administration Forced To Remove Website Post Promoting Mar-a-Lago After a significant public outcry, the State Department was forced to remove a website post that promoting Donald Trump’s private business in Florida. The Trump administration came under heavy criticism Monday for using the taxpayer money to promote Donald Trump’s private resort business. By the end of the day, the State Department had removed the page from its website. CNN’s Jake Tapper called it a “shameless” promotion. “Well, they’re just shamelessly promoting his products on U.S. government, taxpayer-financed websites. And we know that Mar-a-Lago has benefited from President Trump being...

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VoteVets Calls Donald Trump ‘Chickenhawk Draft Dodger’ In New Video

VoteVets Calls Donald Trump ‘Chickenhawk Draft Dodger’ In New Video If @realDonaldTrump had 1 oz of presidential leadership, he’d simply say “thank you” to a #PurpleHeart recipient – not “congratulations.” pic.twitter.com/4BkPHPJqy9 — VoteVets (@votevets) April 24, 2017 Iraq War veteran slams Trump for congratulating injured soldier on his Purple Heart.  In a new video posted to their Twitter account, VoteVets takes Donald Trump to task for his recent botched visit to Walter Reed Medical Center. During his visit, Trump was awarding a wounded solder the Purple Heart medal and rather than thanking the soldier for his service, Trump congratulated...

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Keith Olbermann: Bill O’Reilly Firing Offers A Roadmap For Removing Donald Trump

Keith Olbermann: Bill O’Reilly Firing Offers A Roadmap For Removing Donald Trump Keith Olbermann lays out the case that the fall of Bill O’Reilly provides the roadmap for removing Donald Trump. In the latest installment of his online series “The Resistance,” Keith Olbermann suggests that Donald Trump can be removed from office the same way that Bill O’Reilly was removed from Fox News – economic pressure. Olbermann calls O’Reilly’s firing “impeachment by proxy.” “All that was needed was one focus of the anti-Trump protest, one originally grassroots, loosely organized boycott and one last spark over the pile of sexual harassment...

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CNN’s Jake Tapper Blasts Trump Admin For ‘Shamelessly’ Advertising Trump’s Businesses

CNN’s Jake Tapper Blasts Trump Admin For ‘Shamelessly’ Advertising Trump’s Businesses Jake Tapper continues to hold Trump accountable.  CNN’s Jake Tapper on Monday called out the State Department for “shamelessly” advertising Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club in Florida. Tapper focused his regular “Conflict of Intrest” segment on the Trump administrations advertising of Trump’s private business. “Well, they’re just shamelessly promoting his products on U.S. government, taxpayer-financed websites. And we know that Mar-a-Lago has benefited from President Trump being elected president,” Tapper said on CNN’s “The Lead.” The U.S. Embassy in London published a blog talking up Donald Trump’s private club...

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Trump Buddies Are Making Millions As Washington Lobbyists: Report

Trump Buddies Are Making Millions As Washington Lobbyists: Report The swamp is thriving in Donald Trump’s America.  Donald Trump has presided over the biggest expansion of the DC swamp in decades. And now a new report finds that that many former campaign staffers, fundraisers and others with close ties to Donald Trump have been paid millions in lobbying fees. An analysis by USA TODAY found that Trump allies have made “more than $2.2 million in lobbying fees in the first months of the administration.” For example, Trump fundraiser Brian Ballard has signed 20 clients since opening his Washington office...

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73 Percent Of Americans Want An Independent Investigation On Russia

73 Percent Of Americans Want An Independent Investigation On Russia Is that all?!  Just about three-quarters of Americans say they want an independent, non-partisan commission to investigate Russia’s interference in the 2016 election, instead of Congress, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. The poll found that 73 percent of respondents say they prefer the independent investigation, compared to just 16 percent who pick Congress. And a strong majority of Americans, however, believe that Congress should investigate whether there was contact between the Russian government and the Trump campaign. The NBC News poll found that 54 percent...

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