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 2018-05-28 04:23 

Washington Post

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on 'phony' sources, vets, border stats...

President Donald Trump is again playing loose with the facts, claiming a drop in illegal border crossings that no longer exists while blasting a source in a news story who does....

 2018-05-28 04:19 

Washington Post

Pipeline stance complicates Heitkamp's 2nd term Senate hopes...

Standing Rock Sioux tribal member Marlo Hunte-Beaubrun went door to door on North Dakota's largest American Indian reservations in 2012 turning out the tribal vote to help put Democrat Heidi Heitkamp in the U.S. Senate. Six years later, with Heitkamp ...

 2018-05-28 04:04 

The Daily Beast

Trump Lawyer Rudy Giuliani Says Mueller Probe No Longer 'Legitimate'...

Joshua Roberts/Reuters One of President Donald Trump's attorneys , former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani , declared on Sunday that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into the Trump campaign and Russia is no longer "legitimate.&#...

 2018-05-28 03:30 

Crooks and Liars

Open Thread - Fails Of The Month - May 2018...

May 2018 fails of the month might contain a few swears and possible wardrobe malfunctions. Open thread below......

 2018-05-28 03:20 

The Daily Beast

Michelle Wolf Roasts Sarah Huckabee Sanders' 'Ugly Personality' in Netflix Premiere...

Netflix When Netflix announced earlier this year that they had tapped comedian Michelle Wolf for a new weekly series, even they probably had no idea what they had on their hands. At that point, Wolf, a former contributor on both Late Night with Seth Meyer...

 2018-05-28 03:00 

Crooks and Liars

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Hasil Adkins...

When it comes to an outdoor party, there is nothing more heartbreaking than a child's face when they walk up to a grill and are told "Sorry, kid. There are no more hot dogs." They have a look like their entire world has just ended upon hearing...

 2018-05-28 02:58 

MSNBC

Haq: Denuclearization may look 'very different' for N. K. and U.S....

Nayyera Haq, former State Department senior advisor, says a potential summit between North Korea and the United States may be complicated if both sides can't agree on a common definition of "denuclearization." America wants nuclear weapons out...

 2018-05-28 02:16 

MSNBC

Trump admin separates families at border, blames Dems...

Federal agencies admitted they lost nearly 1,500 children under the Trump administration. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the law dictates kids will be separated from their parents crossing the border. However, President Trump blamed the policy on......

 2018-05-28 02:14 

MSNBC

Trump pushing 'Spygate' could hurt perception of FBI & DOJ...

The panel discusses how the language President Trump uses could sow doubt in Americans....

 2018-05-28 01:47 

Washington Post

Giuliani advises no Mueller interview without informant info...

President Donald Trump's legal team would advise that he refuse to submit to an interview with special counsel Robert Mueller unless the team can review classified information shared with select lawmakers about the origins of the FBI investigation int...

 2018-05-28 01:41 

MSNBC

Sen. Lankford: President not a role model for my kids...

In an exclusive interview with NBC News' Kasie Hunt on "Kasie DC," Sen. James Lankford says he wouldn't want his children to speak the way President Trump has in the past....

 2018-05-28 01:39 

Slate Magazine

In the Mood to Watch a Doddering Lunatic Ruin a Country, Except This Time It's Just Pretend? Check Out the Trailer to Anthony Hopkins' King Lear!...

The BBC released a trailer for their upcoming modern-dress production of King Lear starring Anthony Hopkins, and it looks like the play, despite being 412 years old, may have something to say about the current political situation. The new Lear , directed ...

 2018-05-28 01:26 

MSNBC

Sen. Lankford reveals bipartisan DACA talks...

In an exclusive interview with NBC News' Kasie Hunt on "Kasie DC," Sen. James Lankford says a group of senators are "meeting quietly" to find common ground on DACA that may include a path to citizenship for Dreamers....

 2018-05-28 01:18 

MSNBC

Spanberger: I would have opposed Gina Haspel...

Former CIA officer Abigail Spanberger is running to unseat Rep. Dave Brat in Virginia, and after working in the CIA she says Director Gina Haspel would not have gotten her vote....

 2018-05-28 01:18 

MSNBC

Jason Bateman apologizes for "excusing" Jeffrey Tambor's on-set behavior...

Culture Writer for the New York Times Sopan Deb describes what it was like to be in the room for an emotional "Arrested Development" interview....

 2018-05-28 01:15 

Daily Kos

It's not Russia and Stormy Daniels. It's still the economy, stupid...

If you watched MSNBC every day this week, the prime time line up of Chris Hayes, Rachel Maddow, Lawrence O'Donnell, and Brian Williams was interchangeable. It was all Russia all the time, with pundits speculating about the same things over and over. T...

 2018-05-28 01:11 

MSNBC

Sen. Lankford: "Spying" not a "good characterization yet" of FBI activities...

In an exclusive interview with NBC News' Kasie Hunt, Senator James Lankford discusses President Trump's claims that the FBI "spied" on his campaign, and also weighs in on EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's lavish spending habits....

 2018-05-28 01:06 

MSNBC

Speaker Ryan: 'I do not believe' Trump is doing lasting damage to DOJ, FBI...

President Trump's claims that the FBI "spied" on his campaign are just the latest example of his repeated attacks on the Justice Department and the FBI, but Speaker Paul Ryan doesn't think the rhetoric will have lasting effects....

 2018-05-28 01:06 

MSNBC

Graduation speeches: Pomp under the circumstances...

Across the country at graduation ceremonies, lawmakers and celebrities focused on defending the truth and battling "fake news" during commencement addresses....

 2018-05-28 00:56 

MSNBC

Lawmakers: 'No evidence' to support 'Spygate' claims...

On the Sunday shows, lawmakers and former members of the Justice Department say they have not seen evidence to support President Trump's claims that an FBI informant spied on his presidential campaign....

 2018-05-28 00:44 

Crooks and Liars

Rick Santorum's Ungodly Justification On Why 1500 Immigrant Children Are Missing...

You can call Rick "Please Don't Google My Name" Santorum a lot of things. FSM knows we have on this site. But don't ever call him a "pro-life Christian" after this segment on CNN's State of the Union. Guest host Dana Bash asked...

 2018-05-28 00:39 

Washington Post

Budget battle brews as Trump threatens another shutdown...

President Donald Trump has warned Congress that he will never sign another foot-tall, $1 trillion-plus government-wide spending bill like the one he did in March. His message to lawmakers in both parties: Get your act together before the next budget lands...

 2018-05-28 00:30 

The Daily Beast

Scouted: Give Your Home The Spa Treatment With These Luxurious Towels...

If you're ready to upgrade your morning routine, take a look at the Brax+Bailey 8-Piece Home Towel Sets . Made of 100% pre-shrunk cotton, these towels are exceptionally soft, and they soak up twice as much water as other towels. Currently on sale for ...

 2018-05-27 23:56 

Washington Post

Trump is blaming Democrats for separating migrant families at the border. Here's why this isn't a surprise....

The president is blaming Democrats for a law that requires children to be separated from parents detained at the border. But no such law exists....

 2018-05-27 23:30 

Daily Kos

Reframing the economy around democracy to break people out of corporate special-interest thinking...

One of the most powerful tools the corporate special interest movement has is their framing of the economy. What this means is that corporate special interests have developed a story about the economy that they share through all of their propaganda outlet...

 2018-05-27 23:23 

MSNBC

MSNBC's Gabe Sherman: 'Trump is not bound by rules of probity'...

Donald Trump tweeted that a White House official described in a New York Times article does not exist, but there are many witnesses to the meeting described in the report. Joy Reid and her panel discuss the president allegedly manipulating the media......

 2018-05-27 23:07 

MSNBC

Michael Avenatti: 'The truth is very ugly. And it gets more ugly by the day'...

Attorney to Stormy Daniels Michael Avenatti wants to depose Donald Trump under oath, also telling Joy Reid that 'this whole mantra by Giuliani of draining the swamp, it's an absolute joke.'...

 2018-05-27 23:03 

Slate Magazine

FBI Is Asking Everyone to Reboot Their Routers to Stop Russian Malware Infection...

The FBI made a bombshell announcement on Friday that is only starting to gain a bit of traction over the weekend. Russian hackers have developed a sophisticated malware system that has already infected hundreds of thousands of routers. The good news is th...

 2018-05-27 22:57 

Slate Magazine

Solo: A Star Wars Story Underperforms at the Box Office...

Solo: A Star Wars Story will barely break $100 million in domestic box office over the long holiday weekend, Variety reports . It's on track to make $101 million domestically and $65 million internationally in its first weekend, coming in far below es...

 2018-05-27 22:46 

MSNBC

Was Black Cube was hired to dig up dirt by Trump?...

Israeli private security firm Black Cube was hired to dig up dirt on proponents of the Iran Nuclear Deal during the Obama administration. Sources tell NBC News the person ultimately behind the campaign was allegedly Donald Trump. Joy Reid and her......

 2018-05-27 22:33 

MSNBC

Dem Texas governor candidate Lupe Valdez: 'This is a winnable race'...

Texas governor candidate Lupe Valdez breaks barriers as an LGBT, Latina, female candidate securing the Democratic nomination in a red state. Valdez joins Joy Reid with her message: 'Let's not divide the people.'...

 2018-05-27 22:17 

MSNBC

Vance: Giuliani Comments No Longer "Valuable"...

Former US Attorney Joyce Vance talks about Rudy Giuliani's approach to connecting with Trump base....

 2018-05-27 21:50 

MSNBC

Starbucks Will Close 8,000+ Locations for Employee Training...

Color of Change's Rashad Johnson speaks with MSNBC's David Gura about the impact Starbucks is making by shutting its doors for a day of training, and the changes the company needs to make in order for their efforts to be successful....

 2018-05-27 21:45 

Daily Kos

Women of color are under-represented in romance fiction, but oh so worth seeking out...

It had been too long since I had found a new favorite romance author. The reliable stand-by authors were feeling ... a little too familiar, decades and dozens of books later. And then came Courtney Milan , and things were good. And then I followed a link ...

 2018-05-27 21:40 

MSNBC

Al Sharpton speaks about his conversation with Starbucks CEO...

Al Sharpton, host of MSNBC's Politics Nation speaks with Alex Witt about why racial bias is still happening in America. Sharpton weighs in on the recent waffle house arrest, NFL's new anthem policy, and finally the racial bias training that will t...

 2018-05-27 21:36 

CBS News

Bush hopitalized: Former 41st president, George H. W. Bush was hospitalized in Maine for low blood pressure, fatigue today...

Bush spokesperson Jim McGrath said the president would be spending a "few days" in a Maine hospital for observation...

 2018-05-27 21:27 

Slate Magazine

Former President George H.W. Bush Hospitalized for Low Blood Pressure and Fatigue...

Former President George H.W. Bush was hospitalized in Maine on Sunday after experiencing low blood pressure and fatigue, Bush spokesperson Jim McGrath said. "He will likely remain there for a few days for observation," McGrath wrote on Twitter . &...

 2018-05-27 21:10 

Slate Magazine

Sesame Workshop Is Suing the Producers of That Melissa McCarthy Movie With the Ejaculating Puppet...

Sesame Workshop, the non-profit that produces Sesame Street , filed a lawsuit in federal court on Thursday against STX Productions over the way they've been marketing The Happytime Murders , Variety reports . That's the upcoming Melissa McCarthy f...

 2018-05-27 21:05 

MSNBC

Could Starbucks bias training affect how businesses handle racism?...

Al Sharpton, host of MSNBC's Politics Nation sits down with Marc Morial, President of the National Urban League, and MSNBC's David Gura to discuss Starbucks racial bias training. "I wanted to make sure this is not a one day feel good thing,...

 2018-05-27 20:48 

Slate Magazine

Giuliani Says Mueller Probe Is "Rigged," No Longer Legitimate...

Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani had a wide-ranging interview with CNN on Sunday in which the man who is now President Donald Trump's lead defense attorney talked about a lot of issues surrounding Robert Mueller's investigation. The special cou...

 2018-05-27 20:40 

Washington Post

Rubio, Schiff defend FBI from Trump 'spy' claims...

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) on May 27 defended the FBI from accusations it placed a "spy" in the Trump campaign, saying the FBI should investigate individuals with suspected links to foreign powers trying to impact U.S. elections....

 2018-05-27 20:16 

Talking Points Memo

George H.W. Bush Hospitalized In Maine...

BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush was hospitalized Sunday in Maine after he experienced low blood pressure......

 2018-05-27 20:11 

MSNBC

'Texas chose me': Lupe Valdez...

Lupe Valdez (D-Texas) a candidate for governor, talks about things that matter to the everyday Texan. Valdez is the first openly gay and Latina nominee for governor with a history of breaking barriers....

 2018-05-27 20:00 

Daily Kos

Corruption is a much bigger problem for the GOP in 2018 than collusion...

Sarah Chayes' 2015 book, Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security , is a page-turning look at how badly we screwed up in Afghanistan, why, and how we can do better next time. An NPR reporter who covered Algeria in the 1990s, Sarah Ch...

 2018-05-27 19:58 

ThinkProgress

U.S. border patrol changes its story about why its officer killed an unarmed woman...

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is changing up its story about why one of its officers shot and killed an unarmed 19-year-old last week. Claudia Patricia Gmez Gonzlez, a Guatemalan migrant hoping to earn money in the U.S., was shot and killed by an unn...

 2018-05-27 19:53 

Media Matters

Brian Stelter: Sean Hannity "says the same thing over and over" to convince his audience that the Mueller probe is a witch hunt...

Previously : Study: Sean Hannity spent the last year laying the groundwork for an authoritarian response to the Russia probe Introducing the Sean Hannity Expanded Universe, Fox's anti-Mueller alternative reality There are no rules for Sean Hannity at ...

 2018-05-27 19:29 

Slate Magazine

Chelsea Clinton: Trump Is Degrading "What it Means to Be an American"...

Chelsea Clinton didn't hold back on her feelings for the current U.S. president in a wide-ranging interview with the Guardian to promote her new book, She Persisted Around the World . The former first daughter said that our "president and many peo...

 2018-05-27 19:12 

Talking Points Memo

State Dept.: US Officials Are Meeting With North Koreans In DMZ...

The U.S. State Department says American officials are meeting with North Korean officials at the border village of Panmunjom as......

 2018-05-27 18:44 

ThinkProgress

Video game lets players simulate school shooting rampage...

Like a lot of video games, "Active Shooter the Simulation," promises an adrenaline rush through the squeeze of a make-believe gun trigger. But this new game, set for release next week, has a controversial twist: Players simulate being gunmen who e...

 2018-05-27 18:39 

CBS News

Former President George H.W. Bush hospitalized in Maine for low blood pressure, fatigue...

Bush spokesperson Jim McGrath said the president would be spending a "few days" in a Maine hospital for observation...

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