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Donald Trump Refuses To Release Tax Returns, Again

Arriving late to what was supposed to amount to a press conference, Trump, as expected, avoided answering any questions of a 'delicate' manner. Never mind the latest revelations from intelligence, someone asked him if he would release the tax returns. Show More Summary

CNN's Jim Acosta: Sean Spicer Was Going To Throw Me Out Of Presser

CNN's Jim Acosta responded to Trump's attacks on him during today's press conference and told Wolf Blitzer that the upcoming press secretary Sean Spicer said, "the incoming press secretary did say to me that if I were to do that again,...Show More Summary

Disgraced Ambush Filmmaker O'Keefe Gets Owned By Progressive Group

It's no secret that the Trump campaign and James O'Keefe's shameful Project Veritas are partners in crime. Trump as much as admitted his affinity for the illegal hack journalism of the Breitbart protege by accusing Hillary Clinton'sShow More Summary

CNN's Jake Tapper: Trump Trying To 'Discredit Legitimate' News Stories About His Administration

CNN's Jake Tapper immediately fired back at Sean Spicer and the Trump administration for linking them to "fake news" after Trump wrapped up his first press conference as the president-elect. Sean Spicer opened up the press conference...Show More Summary

Trump Refuses To Answer CNN's Question: 'You're Fake News'

So now the President-elect just calls reporters from cable news "fake news" and refuses to answer their questions during a press conference. And CNN's Jim Acosta, who is now the story, retweeted this (as true) CNN reporter Jim @Acosta...Show More Summary

Donald Trump Admits Russia Was Involved In Hacking U.S.

It took a long time, but in his first press conference Donald Trump admitted what the entire American intelligence services have been saying, "As far as hacking, I think it was Russia." Donald Trump finally held his first press conference...Show More Summary

Seth Meyers Takes Kellyanne To The Carpet: Media Take Note

CNN could take LESSONS from Seth Meyers. Here is Conway's full exchange with Meyers, where Conway says Trump was "not aware" of being briefed on info https://t.co/VV6pKaXzcT pic.twitter.com/V25N7fpBIJ — Dan Merica (@danmericaCNN) January...Show More Summary

The "Russian Prostitutes" Stage Of Presidential Transitions

Not many readers know that before I was hired primarily because of my talents covering the EWWWW beat here at Crooks and Liars, I was certified to teach middle school US History by the state of Alabama. This story is not likely to make...Show More Summary

Coretta Scott King Would Still Oppose Jeff Sessions As AG

No matter how Sessions tries to spin it, he's still a little too cozy with racism to be the nation's Attorney General. Yesterday's Senate testimony revealed how Jefferson Beauregard Sessions fared during his last Senate hearing for a Federal Judge position in 1986. Show More Summary

Outnumbered Pre-Attacks Obama’s Farewell Address Because He Might Criticize Trump

Fox News made the most of President Obama’s short time left in office by once again attacking his legacy in advance and pre-whining about what he may say during his farewell address. Much like they did on December 26, 2016, Fox’s Outnumbered show complained before the fact yesterday that Obama will not be classy enough to Trump. Show More Summary

Trumpsters On ACA Don't Know Obamacare Is Same Thing?

You can't make this stuff up. More than one Trump supporter in the past 24 hours has announced on social media that repealing Obamacare will not affect the Affordable Care Act. You can assume these folks are beneficiaries of the latter. Show More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

Lance Mannion realizes he's a little late to be feeling the Bern. Gin and Tacos: The challenges of rebuilding the Democratic Party. MAL Contends: Judge Posner rips Milwaukee County killer cops. Brad DeLong: Who will Donald Trump turn out to be? This installment by Batocchio. E-mail tips to mbru AT crooksandliars DOT com.

Open Thread - Hey Donald, We Got Our Inauguration Dress Right Here

The ladies of The View discuss Donald Trump's contention that his inauguration is so popular, DC is running out of dresses for the inaugural festivities. Here's what I'm wearing (in my mind, in my living room, in the Illinois cornfield.) Open Thread below...

C&L Late Nite Music Club With The Ramones

Forty years ago today, the Ramones 2nd album, Leave Home, made it's way to record store shelves and into a lot of tattered denim and leather clad hearts. While it was the band's 2nd record, it also marked a couple firsts that would become part of their legacy. Show More Summary

Sessions Not Sure If A 'Secular' Person Understands Truth

At today's confirmation hearing, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse asked Sen. Jeff Sessions if "secular" employees has "just as good a claim to understanding the truth as a person who is religious," and Sessions said, "Well, I'm not sure." He said this with a creepy smile on his face. Sen. Show More Summary

Sen. Jeff Sessions Doesn't Rule Out Prosecuting Journalists Under Trump

During Sen. Sessions' confirmation hearing today, Sen. Klobuchar asked if he was committed to protecting the media and not putting reporters in jail for doing their jobs because of Trump's prickly relationship with them. Sessions ducked...Show More Summary

Watch Live: President Obama Delivers Farewell Address In Chicago

This will be President Barack Obama's final speech as President of the United States. Watch with us. I will miss him, particularly in light of what is yet to come.

Richard Haass: Obama's Hand-Off To Trump Is Worse Than What Bush Left Him

President Obama's farewell address to the American people is a mere hours away, so the kind folks at Morning Joe are trashing him in epic fashion. The Council on Foreign Relations, spokesman Richard Haass joined Joe in painting the foreign...Show More Summary

CNN: Intelligence Report Indicates Russia Has Compromising Information On Trump

Well, who didn't see this one coming? It appears that Russia has a blackmail war chest on Donald Trump and the intel community included that information in their briefing last Friday. How will Donnie spin this? No, Russia didn't hack anyone. Show More Summary

Beloved Inauguration Announcer 'Fired' By Trump Finds New Gig

Charlie Brotman has been announcer of every single presidential inaugural parade since 1957. But this year, he was dumped by the Trump inaugural committee. Good news: Charlie Brotman has been hired by WRC TV in Washington DC to announce the inaugural parade for them. Show More Summary

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