The Trump administration's antipathy towards journalists, the media, and the First Amendment has been evident since his first days in office. Hardly a week (day? hour?) goes by without Trump or one of his surrogates attacking the legitimacy of the media, decrying any story critical of his failings as "fake news." Now, in a chilling attack on the First Amendment, Trump lackey … [Read more...] about DOJ Issues Chilling Warning to Journalists
It seems that every day, a new bombshell revelation is reported about the ties - and possible collusion - between Donald Trump, his closest advisers, and Russia. For example, just yesterday it was revealed that Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, met with executives of a Russian bank that was subject to U.S. sanctions. Of all the Russia-related stories that … [Read more...] about Criminal Investigation Into Jeff Sessions Sought By Lawyers In Five States
Despite strong opposition by Senate Democrats, Jeff Sessions was confirmed earlier this month as the Attorney General of the United States. During his confirmation hearings, the focus of most tough questioning was Sessions' purportedly racist past - a past which was decried by Senators Cory Booker, Elizabeth Warren and others as disqualifying. However, racism was not the … [Read more...] about BREAKING: Jeff Sessions LIED About His Contacts With Russia; Failed to Disclose During Confirmation Hearings
Jeff Sessions, Trump's pick for Attorney General of the United States, is on the cusp of receiving Senate confirmation this morning. We have reported on Sessions' troubling past, with allegations of racism going back more than twenty years. With senators placing their votes soon, it is worth remembering that Sessions also has a very disturbing - and recent - track record with … [Read more...] about Jeff Sessions, Accused Racist And Trump’s Nominee for Attorney General, Also Very, VERY Anti-LGBTQ; On Cusp Of Senate Confirmation.
When video emerged in the run up to the 2016 election featuring Donald Trump bragging that he can just "grab [women] by the p&*^y," the conservative magazine The Weekly Standard interviewed Sessions, and asked him whether Trump's disgusting behavior constitutes sexual assault. The relevant interview excerpt is as follows: The Weekly Standard: But beyond [Trump's] … [Read more...] about Disgusting and Dangerous: Trump’s Pick for Attorney General Said Grabbing Women by the P*&^y Not Sexual Assault; Sessions Now Walking Statement Back.