Trump falsely claims he never said Russia did not meddle

Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Friday indicted 13 Russian nationals on charges of meddling in the 2016 election with phony social media posts and other tactics.  Donald Trump claimed on Sunday that he never said Russia had not interfered in the election — but he repeatedly did say that. I never said … [Read More...]

Mnuchin dumbfounded by questions about ethics of Trump holdings

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) schooled the Treasury secretary nominee over the sham of Trump’s faux “divestment.”Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) and Treasury Secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin CREDIT: C-SPANTrump Treasury Secretary nominee Steve Mnuchin struggled to answer basic questions about ethics laws and his potential role in handling … [Read More...]

Trump campaign manager: Trump’s 164 mentions of WikiLeaks stolen emails had an effect, but no…

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Trump campaign manager: Trump’s 164 mentions of WikiLeaks stolen emails had an effect, but no impact on electionKellyanne Conway says the DNC emails, apparently stolen by Russian hackers, didn’t matter because people already disliked Hillary ClintonKellyanne Conway CREDIT: CNN State of the UnionKellyanne Conway, who served as Donald Trump’s final campaign … [Read More...]

Trump spokeswoman says ignoring Russian espionage is patriotic

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Trump himself also suggests hacking is okay because it reveal juicy information about the Democratic primary.Kellyanne Conway CREDIT: Fox News ChannelClearly irked by continued news coverage of Russian attempts to influence the 2016 election in his favor, Donald Trump’s team suggested that the patriotic thing to do would be to … [Read More...]

Missouri legislator wants to send TANF funds to hungry families instead of ‘crisis pregnancy…

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Missouri legislator wants to send TANF funds to hungry families instead of ‘crisis pregnancy centers’The bill would stop the flow of millions of public dollars to facilities that provide medically inaccurate information.Missourians protest public funding of Crisis Pregnancy Centers in October 2016. CREDIT: NARAL Pro-Choice MissouriHunger in Missouri is … [Read More...]

Who is Wilbur Ross?

The “king of bankruptcy” is Donald Trump’s choice for Commerce Secretary.Wilbur Ross, with Donald Trump and Mike Pence, last Sunday CREDIT: AP Photo/Carolyn KasterPresident-elect Donald Trump has named billionaire Wilbur Ross Jr. as his Secretary of Commerce. The man who Fortune called the “king of bankruptcy” and … [Read More...]

Everything Wrong With Media Coverage Of The Election, In One Newspaper Cover

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Its Express cover for Friday equates debunked Hillary Clinton health conspiracy with criticism of Trump’s pro-Putin rhetoric.Express cover for August 26, 2016 VICTORIA FLEISCHERIn recent weeks, Republican nominee Donald Trump and his campaign have aggressively peddled a widely-debunked conspiracy theory that because Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton has been photographed … [Read More...]