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Rant of the Week: Seth Meyers – Trump’s Lies

“Late Night” host Seth Meyers takes a Closer Look at Donald Trump’s lies about wiretapping and health care>

Another Attempt At A Muslim Ban On Hold

Before it even started, Trump’s second executive order than would ban Muslims from six countries has been put on hold nationwide by a federal judge. Federal judge in Hawaii blocks revised Trump travel ban nationwide Oliver Laughland and Ed Pilkington New York, and Liz Barney in Honolulu, Hawaii, The Guardian A federal judge in Hawaii …

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It’s Always Been About The Money

When Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions fired 46 US Attorneys, he was exercising a tradition that is the prerogative of an new administration, only it was rarely done like it was last Friday. In the past it was done gradually, so as not to disrupt important cases and wait until their replacement was approved by …

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Extreme Vetting: Only If You’re Muslim

Whenever you hear the Trump administration talk about immigration you hear the term “extreme vetting.” It’s nice to know that people wishing to emigrate here are checked to make sure, as best it can be done, they aren’t coming here to do harm. So far it, it seems, “extreme vetting” only applies of you’re Muslim …

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Russian Connection: We Can See Clearer Now

All week long, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow hos walked us through the maze of information about the Trump campaign and administration tires to Russia. “What’s getting to be, I think, particularly unsettling, is that simultaneously, we are … number one, nailing down more direct connections between the Trump campaign and the Russian government at the time …

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The Russian Connection: Pieces Falling In Place

Every day another piece of evidence is revealed that sheds more sunshine on the connection between Russia and the Trump campaign. In an article in Politico it was reported that a close associate of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort was being investigated for ties to Russian intelligence. Konstantin Kilimnik, an operative based in Kiev …

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Azerbaijan, Iranian Guard and Trump

“Azerbaijan, Iranian Guard and Trump.” What, you say. yes, that combo sounds a little strange but it’s not. The Trump organization built a hotel in the Azerbaijan capitol of Baku that appears to have been financed by a corrupt Azerbaijani oligarchs with connections to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, a known terrorist group. Monday night MSNBC’s Rachel …

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The Russian Connection: Trump’s Oligarch Shadow

Last week MSNBC host Rachel Maddow reported on story about a private jet that belongs to a Russian oligarch shadowing Donald Trump. Who is this guy? He is Dmitry Rybolovlev an ultra wealthy fertilizer producer who lives in Monaco. He is closely connected to Trump through newly appointed Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and a …

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The Latest Muslim Travel Ban

Donald Trump signed a new executive order that would ban travel from six mostly Muslim countries for 90 days. The refugee resettlement program is banned for 120 days instead of indefinitely. The order no longer includes Iraq, travelers with green cards or valid visas. It also does not include language that prioritized refugee claims from …

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Whatever Happened To The Muslim Ban?

Donald Trump started off his term with a bang issuing an executive order (EO) banning immigration from seven mostly Muslim countries citing terrorism and national security as the primary reasons. He lost bigly in court and eventually rescinded the order promising a new order that so far has not materialized. The administration requested a report …

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