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On same weekend as record-breaking arms deal, Saudis announced $100 million donation to Ivanka fund

Over the weekend, Jared Kushner was credited with negotiating a $110 billion arms deal to the Saudis, the largest arms deal in U.S. history: The deal was finalized in part thanks to the direct involvement of Jared Kushner, the President's son-in-law and senior adviser. Show More Summary

Trump May Refuse to Pay Insurance Help to Millions

President Donald Trump has had his finger on the detonator of the bomb to blow up Obamacare for months. Now he may be about to press it. Trump told advisers earlier this week that he wants to cut off billions of dollars in payments to...Show More Summary

President Donald Trump to propose $4.1 trillion budget slashing safety-net programs for poor, boosting military

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump to propose $4.1 trillion budget slashing safety-net programs for poor, boosting military.

CBS Freelancer David Leavitt Earns Twitter Worst Person Of The Day Honors

Remember Justine Sacco, the woman who tweeted about he she was going to Africa and was scared about AIDS but JUST KIDDING, she wouldn't get it cause she's white. Yeah, she sent that as her flight was taking off...and by the time she landed, a new hashtag had gone viral --> #HasJustineLandedYet. Oh, she lost her job. Show More Summary

Trump sabotage blamed as 'single most destabilizing factor in the individual market' by insurers

The Trump regime's decision to punt on payments to health insurers in the Obamacare markets is continuing to mess up the individual insurance market, and the next rate hikes and instability in that market—on and off of the ObamacareShow More Summary

Trump's FCC won't provide evidence of supposed attack, will accept half a million comments from bots

As if manhandling reporters wasn't enough of an attack on democracy, Ajit Pai's FCC has taken recent moves to shut down transparency as it moves to end the open internet. First, Pai is refusing to disclose the supposed evidence he has...Show More Summary

Large Explosion At Manchester, England Arena Leaves Many Dead And Injured

MSNBC is reporting that this may be the work of a suicide bomber, but we have very little confirmation of anything at this point. Here's what we know. There was a large explosion at the Manchester arena at the very end of an Ariana Grande concert. Show More Summary

19 dead, many more injured in incident during Manchester Arena concert

Details are unclear, but there is currently a massive police and rescue presence in Manchester, UK after reports of an “explosion” during an Ariana Grande concert. Multiple senior U.S. intelligence officials who are monitoring British...Show More Summary

Yale Housing Dean Suspended Over Yelp Reviews

A housing dean at Yale University has been suspended over remarks she made in Yelp reviews. June Chu, a dean of Pierson College at the school, wrote of one restaurant, "If you are white trash, this is the perfect night out for you."Show More Summary

Trump extends Obamacare reimbursements, states join the court fight

The Trump regime will apparently tell the federal appeals court overseeing the challenge to  the legality of cost-sharing subsidies to insurance companies in Obamacare to hold the case over for another 90 days, during which time the payments will still be made. Show More Summary

Obstruction? Trump Asked Security Chiefs To Squelch Collusion Probe

After failing in his efforts to deter then-FBI Director James Comey from dropping the investigation into possible collusion with Russia, Trump shopped around for someone else in the national security leadership structure to put the brakes...Show More Summary

Paul Ryan's PR people in overdrive trying to sell him as a human being

A pox on the Washington Examiner (even if it is a Republican rag) and on House Speaker Paul Ryan's PR people for creating this nauseating bit of fluff selling the guy who dreamed of kicking millions of people off of Medicaid when he was just college kid hanging out at the keg. Show More Summary

Damage control: Haley's 'trying to reassure' allies the U.S. can be trusted with sensitive intel

Trump administration officials are working hard to blunt the damage done by Donald Trump blabbering Israeli intelligence to the Russians visiting the Oval Office a couple weeks ago. While Trump blurted out to reporters Monday, unsolicited, that he never even “mentioned” Israel to the Russians (good call, Don!), U.S. Show More Summary

Progressive Organizations Back Letter Condemning Trevor FitzGibbon’s Return To Public Relations

Several progressive groups signed a letter strongly condemning the founder of a PR firm which closed after he was accused of sexual misconduct. The post Progressive Organizations Back Letter Condemning Trevor FitzGibbon’s Return To Public Relations appeared first on Shadowproof.

Trump's Visit To Saudi Arabia Sends Wrong Message

I don't think I will ever be able to get the image out of my head of Trump bowing and curtsying to Saudi Arabia's King Salman. Sure other presidents, both Republican and Democrat, have visited the Saudis and even kissed and held hands with their leaders. Show More Summary

DCCC’s NJ District target list: Challengers ramping up to take on Frelinghuysen, Lance, MacArthur … but what about LoBiondo?

Today, the DCCC released Round Two of their targeted districts list. There weren’t any New Jersey names on it. And it’s clear from reading Twitter that not everybody realizes New Jersey’s already on that list; DCCC named four NJ districts already in...Read more

Two U.S. Intelligence officials say Trump inappropriately asked them to deny evidence of collusion

Donald Trump was reportedly so upset about James Comey’s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee that he sought out senior intelligence officials and tried to pressure them to ”publicly deny the existence of any evidence of collusion during the 2016 election”. Show More Summary

Another Big Break

The Washington Post is reporting that after James Comey confirmed the existence of ‘collusion’ investigations in Senate testimony in March, President Trump personally called the head of the NSA, Adm Michael S Rodgers and Director ofShow More Summary

Joy Ann Reid Smacks Down 'Sheriff' Clarke And It's Delicious

Who knew Sheriff Clarke, Fox News's favorite fascist sheriff, could be such a joke? Everybody. He claims to be accepting an appointment from the Department of Homeland Security, but people are dying of dehydration in his jail and it's...Show More Summary

Comey, Sessions both cancel planned testimony to Congress

Fired FBI director James Comey had been scheduled to testify this Wedneday on the circumstances surrounding his firing. Now that’s not going to happen: House Oversight chair Jason Chaffetz confirmed that the hearing is being postponed,...Show More Summary

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