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 2019-02-20 06:00 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Trump's loyalty obsession could lead to obstruction case...

President Donald Trump's craving for loyalty from his top law enforcement officials and alleged efforts to topple those whom he perceives as threats could be leading him into deep trouble -- and even put his presidency in peril....

 2019-02-20 05:26 

Washington Post

Analysis: Sanders may not need 2016 magic to be 2020 force...

Analysis: Sanders may struggle to recapture 2016 magic, but he may not need it...

 2019-02-20 05:25 

Washington Post

AP source: FBI had backup plan to save Russia probe evidence...

The FBI developed a backup plan to protect evidence in its Russia investigation in the days after the firing of FBI Director James Comey in the event that other senior officials were dismissed as well...

 2019-02-20 05:18 

CBS News

New Hampshire Democrats scope out 2020 hopefuls during busy campaign weekend...

CBS News spoke with dozens of Democratic voters across 13 campaign events and heard voters overwhelmingly call for seismic change in both candidates and vision...

 2019-02-20 05:07 

MSNBC

NYT: Trump has publicly attacked Russia investigation over 1,100 times...

The New York Times tracked how many times the president has publicly attacked Robert Mueller's investigation. Shannon Pettypiece and Aaron Blake react....

 2019-02-20 05:05 

NY Times

On Politics: Inside Trump's War on the Investigations Encircling Him...

An examination by The New York Times reveals the extent of President Trump's assault on federal law enforcement, which has exposed him to accusations of obstruction of justice....

 2019-02-20 05:02 

The Daily Beast

Trevor Noah Mocks Fox News for Urging Viewers to Stockpile Meat Because Cory Booker Is Vegan...

'Fox News is like reverse Marie Kondo: Just put everything in your house as long as it sparks RAGE!'...

 2019-02-20 04:50 

MSNBC

Andrew McCabe: It's possible President Trump is a Russian asset...

When asked directly whether he thinks the president could be a Russian asset, former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe said he thinks it's possible. Shane Harris and Clint Watts join to discuss....

 2019-02-20 04:38 

MSNBC

Jeremy Bash: Both Russia and Trump are trying to undermine our democracy...

MSNBC National Security Analyst Jeremy Bash reacts to the latest New York Times report on the president's efforts to stymie the Russia investigation....

 2019-02-20 04:38 

MSNBC

New report adds to questions of whether Whitaker lied to Congress...

Rachel Maddow reports on the House Judiciary Committee's questions about the veracity of Matthew Whitaker's recent testimony and notes reports by CNN and the New York Times that support those questions about whether Whitaker lied about Donald Trum...

 2019-02-20 04:30 

MSNBC

W.H. plan to give nuclear tech to Saudi Arabia under investigation...

Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi talks with Rachel Maddow about a new investigation by the House Oversight and Intelligence Committees investigating whistleblower allegations that Trump officials have been pursuing an illegal plan, from which some of them would...

 2019-02-20 04:30 

MSNBC

Trump took no action on Mike Flynn except lying: NYT revelation...

Rachel Maddow reviews the details in a New York Times report about how the Trump White House responded to warning about then-NSA Mike Flynn being compromised by not only not doing anything but telling an elaborate series of lies about it to the American...

 2019-02-20 04:30 

Crooks and Liars

Should Man Baby Trump Build A Wall Out Of Lego?...

We've often discussed man-baby Trump and his nonsense wall, that maybe he should sit on the floor and build the wall from Lego building blocks. Trump will build that wall, one Lego at a time pic.twitter.com/wtoKcWfioj — marling richards (@anthxe...

 2019-02-20 04:29 

MSNBC

NYT bombshell outlines Trump's efforts to obstruct investigations...

Rachel Maddow reviews the highlights of a major report by the New York Times into the many ways Donald Trump tried to undercut, obstruct, or discredit the investigations into him, his business, his campaign, and his administration....

 2019-02-20 04:27 

MSNBC

NYT report raises new questions about Trump and obstruction of justice...

A New York Times bombshell report on Trump's efforts to stymie the Russia investigation raises new questions of whether the president attempted to obstruct justice. One of the authors of the report, Michael Schimidt, joins us to discuss....

 2019-02-20 04:26 

MSNBC

Stone could have bail revoked for social media attack on judge...

Rachel Maddow reports that after Roger Stone posted an attack on the judge in his case on social media, that judge has ordered a new hearing to discuss, among other things, whether the conditions of Stone's release should be modified or revoked....

 2019-02-20 04:25 

MSNBC

Whitaker answers to Congress getting second look from Democrats...

Rep. Eric Swalwell talks with Rachel Maddow about the points in former acting-Attorney General Matthew Whitaker's testimony to the House Judiciary Committee that are contradicted by other evidence or reporting, and the committee's desire to press ...

 2019-02-20 04:12 

MSNBC

Andrew McCabe on whether he 'hates' Trump...

Lawrence asks Andrew McCabe about Donald Trump's continued attacks on McCabe's family. McCabe also discusses Jeff Sessions disturbing comments about race....

 2019-02-20 04:11 

Slate Magazine

What Is the NYT Implying When It Suggests Donald Trump Lied About Michael Flynn's Resignation?...

The New York Times put out a big story Tuesday reviewing two years of obstruction-y behavior by Donald Trump toward the Justice Department. Some of the material seems quite incriminating, including a description of a not-previously-reported incident in wh...

 2019-02-20 04:10 

MSNBC

McCabe: 'Not surprising' Trump tried to intervene in SDNY probe...

Former acting FBI director Andrew McCabe tells Lawrence that the behavior of the president is undermining our institutions, the latest example being the New York Times report that Trump wanted an ally to oversee the Cohen investigations....

 2019-02-20 04:04 

The Daily Beast

Why 'Miracle Workers' Killed Bill Maher by Exploding His Penis...

God doesn't think Maher's jokes are funny, so he explodes the comedian's penis. Breaking down the series' wildest—and best—joke with creator Simon Rich....

 2019-02-20 04:01 

Crooks and Liars

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Smokey Robinson & The Miracles...

Happy birthday to William Robinson Jr. Better known as Smokey Robinson, he turns 79 years old today. What are you listening to tonight?...

 2019-02-20 03:51 

Washington Post

Facing ethics violation, Wilbur Ross says he didn't mean to file inaccurate financial disclosures...

Ross — one of the wealthiest members of President Trump's Cabinet — did not sell stock he held in a bank, despite reporting otherwise, ethics officials said....

 2019-02-20 03:30 

Daily Kos

Conservative ideology is based in the belief white people are the true victims in American society...

Tom Wolfe's 1987 novel The Bonfire of the Vanities has been called " the quintessential novel of the 80s " in satirizing the racial and class politics of New York City during the era, which saw the city severely divided after multiple incident...

 2019-02-20 03:17 

Crooks and Liars

Matt Schlapp Acts Like A Fool On The Beat With Ari Melber...

American Conservative Union head Matt Schlapp -- the very same Matt Schlapp who served as a ratfcker from the Bush Florida Recount days , when he was literally a member of the Brooks Brothers Riot -- deigned to appear as a guest on The Beat with Ari Melbe...

 2019-02-20 03:13 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Trump nominates Jeffrey Rosen to replace Rod Rosenstein as deputy attorney general...

President Trump has nominated Jeffrey Rosen for deputy attorney general. Rosen previously worked as a senior partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP — the same law firm as the new attorney general, William Barr....

 2019-02-20 03:13 

Splinter

Clarence Thomas Fires a Disturbing Shot at the Free Press...

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas made a remarkable argument today, sliding in a fundamental rejection of a case that is central to the modern press's protection under the first amendment. This is bad for pretty much everyone in journalism —...

 2019-02-20 03:12 

Media Matters

Hannity: If AG Bill Barr doesn't investigate Hillary Clinton, "it will be a shredding of the Constitution and the end of the rule of law as we know it"...

SEAN HANNITY (HOST): Everybody that I know that knows William Barr says straight arrow, William Barr is going to do his job. If he does his job, Sara, he has to go back to Hillary. He has to go back to a rigged investigation. He has to go back to the crim...

 2019-02-20 03:11 

MSNBC

Trump to nominate transportation deputy to replace DAG Rosenstein...

Rachel Maddow reports breaking news that Donald Trump has announced his intention to nominate Jeffrey Rosen, currently deputy secretary in the Transportation Department, to be the new deputy attorney general, replacing outgoing Rod Rosenstein....

 2019-02-20 03:02 

Washington Post

Poll: Rural/urban political divisions also split the suburbs...

UChicago Harris/AP-NORC poll: Fewer political independents live in US suburbs than in cities and rural areas...

 2019-02-20 03:00 

Daily Kos

West Virginia teachers win: State House tables education bill teachers went on strike to protest...

That was fast. West Virginia teachers went on strike Tuesday to protest an education bill that would have promoted charter schools and private schools ... and within hours, the state House tabled the bill . The state Senate had already passed the bill, bu...

 2019-02-20 02:59 

Slate Magazine

Covington Catholic Student in Viral Mall Standoff with Native American Activist Sues Washington Post for $250 Million...

The Covington Catholic high school student involved in a standoff with a Native American activist on the national mall last month is suing the Washington Post for defamation for its portrayal, according to the suit, of the MAGA hat-wearing teen as a racis...

 2019-02-20 02:56 

Washington Post

Trump nominates Jeffrey Rosen for deputy attorney general...

President Donald Trump has nominated Jeffrey Rosen to be the next deputy attorney general...

 2019-02-20 02:53 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Trump nominates deputy transportation secretary as deputy attorney general...

President Donald Trump intends to nominate Deputy Transportation Secretary Jeffrey Rosen to be the new deputy attorney general, the White House announced in a news release Tuesday....

 2019-02-20 02:45 

Talking Points Memo

Trump Announces Rosenstein Replacement...

Trump makes it official, announces Rod Rosenstein's replacement, Jeffrey A. Rosen ... President Donald J. Trump Announces Intent to Nominate......

 2019-02-20 02:42 

Washington Post

Jeffrey Rosen, a longtime litigator at Attorney General Bill Barr's law firm, nominated to be deputy attorney general...

Jeffrey Rosen, a longtime litigator at Attorney General Bill Barr's law firm, nominated to be deputy attorney general...

 2019-02-20 02:35 

The Daily Beast

Former FBI Director Andrew McCabe: 'It's Possible' Trump Could Be a Russian Asset...

The former FBI chief told CNN's Anderson Cooper that Trump is actively 'undermining the role of law enforcement.'...

 2019-02-20 02:30 

Daily Kos

Steve King asks for divine intervention to get his committee assignments back...

Iowa Republican Steve King's God is apparently the same God of all those people who are certain He (and it's always "He" for those people) is responsible for the performance of their favorite sports teams. Rep. King is hoping he reaches th...

 2019-02-20 02:21 

Washington Post

Georgetown rescinds honorary degree for defrocked McCarrick...

Georgetown University has rescinded an honorary degree it bestowed in 2004 on then-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who was defrocked last week...

 2019-02-20 02:15 

MSNBC

Trump: "It's the future... It's space."...

The president moves forward with his plans for a Space Force with the help of his ever-adoring VP, Mike Pence....

 2019-02-20 02:04 

The Daily Beast

Stephen Colbert Mocks Bernie Sanders' 'Old White Guy' 2020 Announcement...

'Bernie made his campaign announcement this morning in the most Bernie way possible.'...

 2019-02-20 02:03 

MSNBC

Stacey Abrams: voter suppression in Georgia is "nearly seamless"...

The former Georgia gubernatorial candidate testified before House Democrats Tuesday on voting rights....

 2019-02-20 02:00 

Daily Kos

The press keeps gaslighting us about Trump's signature Mexico lie...

You can't tell the story of Trump's irrational border wall obsession without including the central, humiliating fact that he regularly promised that Mexico would pay for the 2,000-mile barrier. Yet that's exactly what the press is doing today:...

 2019-02-20 01:52 

Media Matters

Tucker Carlson: "You know it's untrue, that the darker you are the more oppressed you are"...

TUCKER CARLSON (HOST): What you just said is untrue, and you know it's untrue, that the darker you are the more oppressed you are, when in fact most poor people in America are white, as you know. The poorest state is the whitest state, West Virginia. ...

 2019-02-20 01:38 

Splinter

Dumb Starbucks Man: I'm Basically Bernie, Too...

Welcome to a guest edition of Dumb Starbucks Man, the series where we examine the very dumb things that Howard Schultz keeps saying as he pretends to run for president....

 2019-02-20 01:32 

MSNBC

A "rush to transfer" nuclear tech to the Saudis...

A new report says the Trump administration may be moving to build nuclear power plants in the Middle East -- potentially giving Saudi Arabia the technology it needs to build a nuclear weapon....

 2019-02-20 01:31 

NY Times

'I Was Shocked,' Says Campaign Consultant of Illegal Effort in House Race...

The testimony came as the North Carolina State Board of Elections heard evidence that could lead to a new vote in the Ninth Congressional District....

 2019-02-20 01:30 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Former acting FBI Director McCabe says Trump is undermining law enforcement, intelligence agencies...

Former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe said Tuesday President Donald Trump is undermining US law enforcement and intelligence agencies....

 2019-02-20 01:30 

Daily Kos

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to leave Justice Department next month...

It was only a matter of time before Donald Trump grasped the full implications of the 25th Amendment chatter early in his administration and wanted someone's head on a platter. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein already dodged that bullet once bef...

 2019-02-20 01:23 

Washington Post

Caught between Trump and the left, Democratic candidates seek to avoid the socialism squeeze...

The presidential candidates are tussling over how far left to move policies, as Republicans take aim at their most liberal proposals....

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