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Trump Scuffle with Scarborough and Brzezinski Escalates to Personal Threats

The controversy over Donald Trump’s offensive tweets attacking Morning Joe’s Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough has escalated as Scarborough and Brzezinski hit back with claims of threats from the White House. Yesterday Trump lashed out at the couple on Twitter: I heard poorly rated @Morning_Joe speaks badly of me (don’t watch anymore). Then how come low I.Q. … Continued


Single Payer Healthcare Just Got Two Heavyweight Supporters

As the Senate healthcare bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act stalls, two very different voices on the left are stepping up their calls for single payer healthcare as the solution to the nation’s healthcare crisis. During an interview with PBS Newshour earlier this week, billionaire Democratic donor Warren Buffett made the case … Continued


Park Service Issues Investigation Results Over Inaugural Photo Alteration Claims

A report released yesterday by the Inspector General for the Department of the Interior concluded that National Park Service (NPS) officials did not alter records on crowd sizes at President Donald Trump’s inauguration. The report also found that NPS officials did not leak unauthorized information to the press about a phone call between Trump and Acting … Continued


Sen. Susan Collins Deals Blow to GOP Healthcare Bill

All eyes have been on Senator Susan Collins of Maine, one of the few moderate Republicans in the U.S. Senate and a key swing vote on the Senate healthcare bill. On Sunday, Collins made clear that she had concerns about the bill but would wait for the CBO score to decide whether she would support it or not. … Continued


In NC If a Woman Revokes Consent, It Still Isn’t Rape

Women in the state of North Carolina cannot revoke consent once they grant it––even if intercourse turns violent. According to a 1979 State Supreme Court ruling, State v. Way, “If the actual penetration is accomplished with the woman’s consent, the accused is not guilty of rape, although he may be guilty of another crime because of … Continued


Senate Dems Are Coming for Jared Kushner

Democrats on the House Oversight Committee have the demanded that the White House explain why senior adviser Jared Kushner still has a security clearance and access to classified information despite reports that he failed to disclose meetings with Russian officials and businessmen. Kushner also omitted dozens of contacts with foreign business leaders on his SF86 security clearance … Continued


“Shareholder Revolt” Causes Shake-Up at the Top of Uber

In what’s being described as a “shareholder revolt,” Travis Kalanick, the embattled CEO of Uber, resigned on Tuesday from the company he founded and helped build into a ride-sharing giant. NEW: Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick has resigned as CEO, company spokesperson confirms to @ABC News. https://t.co/gvROCzCVmX pic.twitter.com/BsbN1MTUcY — ABC News (@ABC) June 21, 2017 In … Continued


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