Flynn Takes The Fifth, Refuses To Comply With Senate Subpoena

Flynn Takes The Fifth, Refuses To Comply With Senate Subpoena Donald Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn will invoke his Fifth Amendment rights and not comply with a Senate Intelligence Committee subpoena, according to a report by the Associated Press. The Senate Intel Committee had subpoenaed Flynn as part of their investigation into Russian meddling and collusion between Donald Trump’s campaign and Russian officials. Through his lawyer, Flynn had previously offered to testify before Congress in exchange for immunity. Senate and House officials have said that they have no intention of giving Flynn immunity. Flynn had regular communications...

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Trump Proposes Massive Cuts To Food Stamps, Children’s Health, Disability Insurance And More

Trump Proposes Massive Cuts To Food Stamps, Children’s Health, Disability Insurance And More Donald Trump’s proposed budget is so much worse than originally thought.  Donald Trump is expected to introduce his proposed 2018 budget on Tuesday and according to reports, it will include dramatic cuts social programs. According to multiple reports, the to programs Trump is planning to make massive cuts to are Medicaid, food stamp, federal pensions and even the Children’s Health Insurance Program. Axios reports that the total proposed cuts are $1.7 trillion, yes that is right, over ten years. And because Trump insists on increasing military...

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Vast Majority Of Americans Disapprove Trump’s Handling Of FBI Investigation: Poll

Vast Majority Of Americans Disapprove Trump’s Handling Of FBI Investigation: Poll A new poll has some pretty devastating findings for Donald Trump when it comes to his handling of the FBI’s investigation of Trump-Russia. The vast majority of Americans, 63 percent, disapprove of Trump’s handling of the federal probe. While just 37 percent of Americans say that they approve his handling. The findings track very closely with Trump’s overall job approval numbers which are at record lows. The CBS poll also found that 85 percent of Americans believe that the Trump discussed the FBI investigation in private meetings with Comey. And...

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Trump Planning To Gut EPA Budget By 35 Percent

Trump Planning To Gut EPA Budget By 30 Percent Donald Trump is planning a massive cut to the Environmental Protection Agency’s budget that would effectively cripple the department’s ability to maintain programs that protect the environment. The anticipated budget cut of 35 percent, first reported by CNN, comes at the same time that Republicans are attempting to massively cut taxes for the wealthy. According to CNN, “Some of the biggest cuts would go to categorical grants for science and technology and environmental program and management spending, which would face 40% and 35% decreases, respectively. Some of the hardest-hit programs...

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Republicans Are Planning Massive Assault On Programs For The Poor

Republicans Are Planning Massive Assault On Programs For The Poor While Trump distracts country with treason, Republicans ready assault on the poor. Lost in the chaos of the Trump-Russia scandal is a story that has the potential to impact millions of America’s most vulnerable. House Republicans are considering major cuts to food stamp, welfare and veteran’s benefits programs. First Republicans in the House voted to take health care away from millions of low and middle-income Americans with their disastrous Obamacare repeal bill. Now they have their eyes on more programs that help the poor. According to the Politico, “Republicans...

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Trump Misses Court-Ordered Deadline To Hand Over Giuliani Memo

Trump Misses Court-Ordered Deadline To Hand Over Giuliani Memo Donald Trump Muslim-ban just had another mishap in court. The Trump administration has missed a court-ordered deadline to turn over the memo written by Rudy Giuliani telling Trump how to implement a Muslim-ban “legally.” A federal judge in Detroit ordered the Trump administration to turn over the memo by May 19, according to reports. The ACLU said Saturday that Trump did not meet the deadline on Friday. “If, as the administration claims, the Executive Order is not a Muslim Ban, then why is the administration refusing to turn over the...

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Trump Campaign Official With Ties To Russia Asked To Submit To Interview, Hand Over Documents

Trump Campaign Official With Ties To Russia Asked To Submit To Interview, Hand Over Documents Trump campaign official with ties to Russia just got the attention of Congressional investigation. The House Intelligence Committee has asked a Trump campaign official with ties to Russia to submit to an interview with the committee and hand over any documents relevant to the investigation. According to a new report by the New York Times, “Michael Caputo, who served as a communications adviser to the Trump campaign, has been asked by the House committee investigating Russian election meddling to submit to a voluntary interview...

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Donald Trump Wants To Cut Of Obamacare Subsidy Payments

Donald Trump Wants To Cut Of Obamacare Subsidy Payments Donald Trump’s latest attack on Obamacare could leave millions without insurance.  Donald Trump has told his advisers that he wants to stop paying Affordable Care Act insurer subsidies, according to a new report. The report which first appeared in Politico would be a huge blow to the nation’s insurance market potentially ripping care away from millions who receive insurance through Obamacare. Without funding from the government, the insurances exchanges would likely fall into chaos because insurers would raise premiums dramatically or just pull out of markets entirely. Trump’s advisers do...

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Cummings Demands Chaffetz Request White House Documents On Comey, Russia

Cummings Demands Chaffetz Request White House Documents On Comey, Russia Cummings steps up pressure on Chaffetz, White House over Russia documents. Democrat and ranking member of the House Oversight Committee Elijah Cummings on Friday demanded that his colleague Jason Chaffetz, the chair of the committee, to issue a request for any White House documents that reveal what Donald Trump told Russian officials about the firing of former FBI Director James Comey, including that it eased “great pressure.” Cummings made his statement in response to a report that was published by The New York Times on Friday detailing the Oval...

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Rachel Maddow Keeps Crushing Fox News

Rachel Maddow Keeps Crushing Fox News MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow is clearly now the undisputed queen of cable news. Maddow continues to be the go-to destination for Americans looking for thoughtful reporting on the Trump administration. And because of Maddow’s strong viewership, MSNBC has rocketed to the top of the cable news ratings race, providing a strong lead-in for Lawerence O’Donnell who also beats Fox News on most nights and Brian Williams who hosts “The 11th Hour.” On Thursday night, Maddow’s show was the most watched program in cable news with nearly 3 million viewers. With 2.94 million viewers, Maddow beat Fox News’s Tucker...

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