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US Politics & Gov't

House Panels Russia Probe Effectively Put on Hold
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obstruction of justice, republicans, corruption )

Rob
- 8 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
The House Intelligence Committee probe of alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 elections, including potential ties between the Trump team and the Kremlin, is effectively on hold, after its chairman said the panel would not interview more witnesses.
Feds Had Staffer of Then-Rep. Aaron Schock Secretly Record Him
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Aaron Schock, corruption, politics, republicans )

Cheryl A.
- 9 hours ago - chicago.suntimes.com
"Schock is fighting corruption charges, and his defense lawyers in the Tuesday filings said they were laying the groundwork to ask a judge to dismiss his indictment on, among other grounds, prosecutorial misconduct." Peace.
Manafort-Linked Accounts on Cyprus Raised Red Flag
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, corruption, government, Trump regime, republicans, politics, lies )

Cheryl A.
- 10 hours ago - nbcnews.com
"Manafort âEUR" whose ties to a Russian oligarch close to President Vladimir Putin are under scrutiny âEUR" was associated with at least 15 bank accounts and 10 companies on Cyprus, dating back to 2007." Peace.
Trumps Business Network Reached Alleged Russian Mobsters
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: trump administration, corruption, cover-up )

Rob
- 11 hours ago - usatoday.com
President Trump and his properties have been linked to at least 10 wealthy former Soviet businessmen with alleged ties to criminal organizations and money laundering.
Morality Lost, The Age Of Decadence
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, corruption, ethics, republicans, economy )

Timothy
- 15 hours ago - writerscafe.org
The age of greed has overtaken the moral fabric of our society today.
Trump Administration Sought to Block Sally Yates From Testifying to Congress on Russia
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obstruction of justice, corruption, cover-up )

Rob
- 19 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
The Trump administration sought to block former acting attorney general Sally Yates from testifying to Congress in the House investigation of links between Russian officials and Donald Trumps presidential campaign.
Not Your Grandma's Civil Rights Strategy, Whose Streets? (Then and Now)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump, politics, republicans, corruption, congress, cover-up, Racism/Bigotry )

Cheryl A.
- 1 day ago - readersupportednews.org
" the ability of protesters to appeal successfully to Washington, vibrant in the civil rights era, dying in the Vietnam years, is now dead on arrival and protest, as it sweeps the country, will have to find other ways to make itself felt and effective.
Trump Handed German Chancellor Merkel An Invoice for Billions Owed to U.S. for NATO
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: incompetence to govern, corruption, cover-up )

Rob
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
A source close to Merkel said the German chancellor ignored the invoice.
The Republican Party Is Catastrophically Broken
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, corruption, impotent congress )

Rob
- 1 day ago - thenation.com
The modern Republican Party is not a governing party. It is a collection of grievances, a noisy minority of the country held together by anger, frustration, anti-government ire, and for some, a bonding epoxy of racism.
Trump Son-in-Law Met Executives of Sanctioned Russian Bank; Will Testify
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, corruption, cover-up )

Rob
- 1 day ago - reuters.com
A Russian bank under Western economic sanctions over Russian incursion into Ukraine disclosed on Monday that its executives had met Jared Kushner, President Donald Trumps son-in-law and a top White House adviser, during the 2016 election campaign.
Donald Trumps Team Wiping Their Electronic Devices in Case They Have to Give Evidence
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, corruption, cover-up )

Rob
- 1 day ago - independent.co.uk
Allegations come just weeks after government lawyers ordered presidents aides to preserve materials that could be connected to Russian interference in 2016 election.
Gorsuch May Fall Short of Votes Needed for Smooth Supreme Court Confirmation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, corruption, nominations )

Rob
- 1 day ago - washingtonpost.com
Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Trumps Supreme Court nominee, may fall short of the votes needed for smooth passage in the Senate next week.
N 23 People Ask the Justice Department to Launch a Criminal Inquiry Into Its Chief, Jeff Sessions
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, corruption, cover-up )

Rob
- 1 day ago - washingtonpost.com
Nearly two dozen people from five states are accusing Attorney General Jeff Sessions of lying to the Senate Judiciary Committee about his communications with the Russian government and subsequently trying to cover up that lie.
Tell Congress: Pass the Access to Legal Counsel Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congress, access to legal counsel Act, Trump, racist right-wing government, violations, Civil Liberties, abuse, americans, corruption, government, republicans, usa )

Lone
- 1 day ago - act.credoaction.com
No food, no water, no access to legal counsel. We canâEUR(TM)t let TrumpâEUR(TM)s racist right-wing government continue to violate our civil liberties.
   

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