Mueller Interviewed Cyber Expert Who Was ‘Recruited To Collude’ With Russians

Mueller Interviewed Cyber Expert Who Was ‘Recruited To Collude’ With Russians Special Counsel investigation closes in on Russia connection. Special counsel Robert Mueller has interviewed a cybersecurity expert who says he was “recruited to collude with the Russians” in the 2016 election, according to a new Business Insider report. Matt Tait, who is a former information security specialist for Britain’s Government Communications Headquarters, was interviewed weeks ago by Mueller. Tait says that he was recruited by a longtime GOP operative connected to the Trump campaign, Peter W. Smith. Smith wanted him to obtain emails deleted from Hillary Clinton’s private...

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Federal Judge Halts Trump’s Third Muslim Ban

Federal Judge Halts Trump’s Third Muslim Ban Muslim ban blocked again.  A federal judge in Hawaii has blocked President Trump’s third version of a Muslim ban from going into effect. Judge Derrick Watson said the third version of Trump’s ban “suffers from precisely the same maladies as its predecessor.” Trump issued the new version on September 23 to banned travel from six majority-Muslim countries — Iran, Syria, Libya, Sudan, Somalia and Yemen. While the Trump administration is certain to appeal, the block means the administration cannot deny travelers from six of the eight countries officials said were either unable...

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Senators Announce Bipartisan Deal To Fix Trump’s Obamacare Sabotage

Senators Announce Bipartisan Deal To Fix Trump’s Obamacare Sabotage The deal would protect subsidy payments for low-income Americans. Senators Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.) announced Tuesday that they have reached a bipartisan deal to stabilize Obamacare, reversing Donald Trump’s sabotage of the landmark health law. The deal would extend the Affordable Care Act’s key subsidy payments to insurers for low-income Americans for two years. The deal would also give states more flexibility to change Obamacare rules. The full details of the deal are not yet available, but here is what we know: Extend Obamacare subsidy payments for...

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Former GOP Rep.: Republic Better Off If Dems Retake House In 2018 (Video)

Former GOP Rep.: Republic Better Off If Dems Retake House In 2018 (Video) “We might be better off as a republic if they take the House in 2018.” [Watch video below] During an interview with MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell Monday night, former Republican Congressman David Jolly that he is starting to think the country would be safer “if Democrats take over the House in 2018.” And it’s not just Jolly who is thinking that, he apparently raised the topic with another Republican who told him he’s been thinking “the same thing.” The issue, according to Jolly, is that the Republicans...

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Trump Approval On Hurricane Response Tanks After Puerto Rico: Poll

Trump Approval On Hurricane Response Tanks After Puerto Rico: Poll Approval of Trump’s response to hurricanes drops 20 points in new poll. President Trump’s approval rating on hurricane response has dropped 20 points in the wake of his poor response in Puerto Rico, according to a new CNN poll released Monday. In an earlier poll from September, Trump’s hurricane response received a 64 percent approval. But following the mess in Puerto Rico, Trump’s approval on hurricane response has dropped to just 44 percent. Reports from the U.S. territory note that the vast majority of the island is still without...

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McCain Delivers Scorching, Emotional Speech Critique Of Trumpism (Video)

McCain Delivers Scorching, Emotional Speech Critique Of Trumpism (Video) McCain blast Trump, Bannon’s “half-baked, spurious nationalism.” [watch video below] Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.) delivered a scorching critique of Trumpism blasting the “half-baked, spurious nationalism” in the United States in an emotional speech Monday night. McCain delivered the speech after receiving the National Constitution Center’s Liberty Medal. “To fear the world we have organized and led for three-quarters of a century, to abandon the ideals we have advanced around the globe, to refuse the obligations of international leadership and our duty to remain ‘the last best hope of earth’ for...

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Pennsylvania Just Announced Trump Sabotage Will Cause Massive Surge In Premiums

Pennsylvania Just Announced Trump Sabotage Will Cause Massive Surge In Premiums Insurance premiums will soar an average of 30.6 percent thanks to Trump’s decision to stop paying premium subsidies. Pennsylvania’s state insurance department announced Monday that health insurance premiums sold on the Obamacare exchange will surge by 30 percent because of Donald Trump’s actions to undermine the health care law. Trump announced last week that he will end Obamacare insurance subsidy payments for low-income Americans. Estimates showed that without the Trump sabotage, premiums would have only gone up by 7.6 percent. “It is with great regret that I must...

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Trump Commerce Secretary Hid $2 Billion In Financial Disclosure Report

Trump Commerce Secretary Hid $2 Billion In Financial Disclosure Report Wilbur Ross quietly moved $2 billion in assets into trusts, then left them off his financial disclosure. Ross made great efforts during his Senate confirmation hearing to convince Senators that he would recuse himself from any Commerce Department issues that pose a conflict. “I intend to be quite scrupulous about recusal and any topic where there is the slightest scintilla of doubt,” Wilbur Ross told Senators during his confirmation hearing. Ross would go on to be approved by the Senate by a 72 to 27 vote. But here’s the...

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At Least On Republican Considering Impeachment, Dem Lawmaker Says (Video)

At Least On Republican Considering Impeachment, Dem Lawmaker Says (Video) Democrat leading impeachment effort says several Republicans have told him “they would like to see an end to the Trump administration.” [watch video below] Congressman Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.) said in an interview on Sunday with MSNBC that at least one Republican Member of Congress is considering supporting articles of impeachment against President Trump. “I have one Republican that has said he is looking at it, he’s considering it,” Cohen said. “I have other Republicans just like Sen. Bob Corker suggested, who have told me on a constant basis that...

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Trump Election Commission Staffer Arrested On Child Porn Charges

Trump Election Commission Staffer Arrested On Child Porn Charges   A researcher for Trump’s voter fraud commission was arrested last week after police found child pornography on his cellphone. Ronald Williams, who worked as a researcher on President Trump’s so-called election fraud commission, was arrested last week on child porn charges. According to The Washington Post, police arrested Williams after finding child porn on his cell phone. Williams was charged with 11 counts of possession and distribution of child porn. Police were tipped off by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and subsequently conducted a search of...

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