This tells you everything you need to know about this administration.
A day after Sen. John McCain urged his Senate colleagues to reject Gina Haspel as CIA director because she had overseen torture of detainees, a White House official reportedly mocked the ailing Arizona Republican, saying his opinion “doesn’t matter” because “he’s dying anyway.”
“They should have a living wage, crack down on corporate crime, full Medicare for All,” Nader toldMelber. “Democratic Party: stop scapegoating, look in the mirror, and ask yourself why you cannot landslide the worst, the most ignorant, the most corporate indentured, the cruelest Republican Party in history. Look in the mirror.”
Democrats, Nader argues, must “crack down on corporate crime” and fight for a living wage and Medicare for All if they hope to defeat GOP in 2018 and beyond
“Ironically, however, the enactment of this new 2018 AUMF could both enshrine the president’s unlimited power to wage war and also provide the president with a basis for indefinitely detaining US citizens in military custody without criminal charges.
If this bill were to pass, it would imperil our right to speak out and challenge whatever military adventures the president decides to undertake.”
S.J.Res.59 is a blank check for presidential powers.
When lying doesn’t work, try telling us how you really feel, Elaine.
Way to keep your cool. 👌
“Trump & Co. aren’t trying to avoid war with Iran. They want war with Iran,” writes Mehdi Hasan.
Even card-carrying hardliners who hate Iran think Trump is mad to pull out of the deal. This won’t improve U.S. security — or Israel’s.
South Korean defense company that paid Trump lawyer is poised to win part of a $16 billion Pentagon deal
Most corrupt president in our history
“A South Korean defense company poised to win part of a multibillion-dollar Pentagon contract paid $150,000 to a firm set up by President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen.”
The Korean defense company partnered with Lockheed Martin to build the T-50A trainer jet in hopes of securing a U.S. Air Force contract.