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Trump Bashes Media: NYT Needs To ‘Get Down On Their Knees,’ ‘Beg For Forgiveness’

In a series of unhinged tweets on Tuesday morning, President Trump took his usual spout-off against the media in an unusual direction. Trump claimed the New York Times had apologized to him after the 2016 election and that if they wanted his forgiveness again, they’d have to make a real gesture out of the apology: “Get down on their knees and beg for forgiveness.” I wonder if the New York Times will apologize to me a second time, as they did after the 2016 Election. But this one will have to...
Tags: News, CNN, Donald Trump, MSNBC, New York Times, Nicole Lafond


A Sanders candidacy would make 2020 a referendum on the future, not a referendum on Trump

One thing that immediately struck me in Lauren Gambino's excellent analysis of the Democratic nomination campaigns in The Guardian: a quote from GOP never-Trump political consultant Rick Wilson, who counseled Democrats not to select Bernie Sanders and make the election about actual policies, "Democrats have two choices: make this a referendum on Donald Trump or lose. That’s it. There are no other options." I think every Democrat and Democratic voter loves it when lifelong Republican grande...
Tags: Post, 2020 Election, Bernie Sanders, Democrats, Dsa, Elizabeth Warren, Something To Vote For


Sri Lanka Attacks May Have Been In Retaliation For New Zealand Massacre

Rachel Martin talks to Jeffrey Gettleman of The New York Times and Aliana Teplitz, U.S. ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives, about the explosions in Sri Lanka Easter Sunday that killed hundreds.


Sri Lanka Orders State Of Emergency After Bombings Killed Hundreds

Rachel Martin talks to Jeffrey Gettleman, of "The New York Times," and Aliana Teplitz, the U.S. ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives, about the explosions in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.


Arrested Militia Leader Drew FBI Attention For Alleged Plans To Kill Obama, Clinton

The border militia leader arrested over the weekend first came to the FBI’s attention in October 2017, according to a court document unsealed Monday, after the bureau learned that he “allegedly made the statement that [his militia] the United Constitutional Patriots were training to assassinate George Soros, Hillary Clinton, and Barack Obama, because of these individuals’ support of Antifa.” The filing makes clear that militia leader Larry Mitchell Hopkins was on the radar of law enforcement l...
Tags: News, Border, Customs and Border Protection, George Soros, Larry Mitchell Hopkins, Militia, Southern Border, US-Mexico border, Matt Shuham


What We Know About The Vigilante Militia ‘Arresting’ Migrants At The Border

This weekend saw the arrest of the leader of the “United Constitutional Patriots,” one of several right-wing militia groups that patrols the U.S.-Mexico border, intercepting those who try to cross without papers. Larry Mitchell Hopkins — who also goes by the names “Johnny Horton Jr.” and “Striker” — was taken into custody in New Mexico on Saturday by a team of FBI agents and local police. The arrest comes days after his group shared videos on social media of its members detaining dozens Central ...
Tags: News, Border Patrol, Border Wall, Customs and Border Protection, Southern Border, US-Mexico border, Matt Shuham


Armed militia on US border 'training to kill Hillary Clinton, George Soros and Barack Obama'

The head of a far-right New Mexico militia group known for detaining undocumented families at gunpoint has been accused of claiming to train a group to assassinate Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and billionaire Democratic donor George Soros.The accusations follow after Larry Mitchell Hopkins, a 69-year-old who lives in a borer town near El Paso, was arrested on charges of possession of firearms and ammunition. He had previously been convicted in 2006 on charges and firearm possession.The FBI now...


Zuck turned American classrooms into nonconsensual laboratories for his pet educational theories, and now they're rebelling

Summit Learning is a nonprofit, high-tech "customized learning" group funded by Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan's family charity; under the program, students are equipped with high-surveillance Chromebooks and work on their own "at their own pace" and call on teachers to act as "mentors" when they get stuck. It's a high-tech version of student-led education, where a high teacher-to-pupil ratio allows students to pursue self-directed education based on their own proclivities and interests...
Tags: Mark Zuckerberg, Post, News, Education, US, Brooklyn, New York Times, Kansas, Wellington, Gates Foundation, Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan, Bush, Walton, Koch, CHAN


US STOCKS-Wall Street dips ahead of earnings deluge

U.S. stocks pulled back slightly on Monday as investors awaited a barrage of major earnings reports this week, the busiest this earnings season, while a jump in energy stocks kept losses in check. Boeing Co was down 1.1% after the New York Times reported the company's factory in South Carolina, which makes the 787 Dreamliner, has been plagued by "shoddy production and weak oversight." Another report on Sunday said the planemaker rejected the allegations.
Tags: News, US, New York Times, South Carolina, Boeing Co


‘So-Called Notes’ From WH Aides Proved Frequent Sources For Mueller Report

President Donald Trump recognized the damage that his aides’ notes had done him in the aftermath of the redacted Mueller report’s release, warning his massive Twitter following to “watch out for people that take so-called ‘notes.’” As the New York Times reported, the frequency with which Trump White House staffers took notes is significant and starkly different than the practices of their predecessors. White House employees of yore have been cautious with note-taking, since the Presidential R...
Tags: Notes, News, White House, New York Times, Donald Trump, Trump, Mueller, Trump White House, Russia Probe, Kate Riga, Mueller report


Giuliani, Conway Spend Sunday Trying To Discredit McGahn’s Mueller Testimony

Two key surrogates for President Donald Trump on Sunday sought to discredit a Republican lawyer who served in the White House until six months ago: Don McGahn, the former White House counsel who, per a New York Times tally, was cited more than anyone else in special counsel Robert Mueller’s redacted final report. Specifically, Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani and White House adviser Kellyanne Conway sought to muddy the waters regarding reports addressed by Mueller’s team that Trump told McGahn to h...
Tags: News, Abc, White House, Cnn, United States, New York Times, The New York Times, Department Of Justice, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Doj, Justice Department, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Jake Tapper, Conway


Easter Sunday Bombs in Sri Lanka Target Christians and Tourists, Kill Hundreds

REUTERS/Dinuka LiyanawatteA series of coordinated bomb blasts at churches and hotels across Sri Lanka killed more than 200 people and left hundreds more injured on Easter Sunday in one of the worst bouts of violence in the island nation since civil war ended a decade ago.Four luxury hotels and three Catholic churches were among the highly populated areas that were targeted, according to the Associated Press. Officials told the AP that at least two of the blasts were carried out by suicide bomber...
Tags: News, Bbc, Rome, United States, Theresa May, New York Times, Pope Francis, Associated Press, Catholic, Christian, Air Force, Times, Donald Trump, Sri Lanka, Afp, State


McGahn Hits Back At Giuliani: Events I Told Mueller About Were ‘Accurately Described’

Former White House Counsel Don McGahn on Friday pushed back against Rudy Giuliani’s dismissal of his credibility after the release of Robert Mueller’s report, which included damaging accounts from McGahn. Giuliani, one of President Donald Trump’s lawyers, told the New York Times that McGahn’s account of Trump trying to quash the Mueller probe in the report “can’t be taken at face value.” “It could be the product of an inaccurate recollection or could be the product of something else,” Giulian...
Tags: News, White House, New York Times, Times, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Mueller, Robert Mueller, Don McGahn, Former White House, McGahn, Cristina Cabrera, Russia Probe, Mueller McGahn


NY Times: Employees say Boeing's SC plant is plagued by shoddy production

Former and current employees at a Boeing plant in South Carolina that produces the company's 787 Dreamliner claim the factory is overrun by "shoddy production and weak oversight that have threatened to compromise safety" -- a revelation that surfaces as Boeing is under fire over a separate aircraft, the New York Times reported Saturday.
Tags: News, New York Times, Stories, Boeing, South Carolina, Ny Times


New York Times: Boeing's South Carolina plant faces production issues that 'have threatened to compromise safety'

Former and current employees at a Boeing plant in South Carolina that produces the company's 787 Dreamliner claim the factory is overrun by "shoddy production and weak oversight that have threatened to compromise safety," the New York Times reported Saturday.
Tags: Cnn, New York Times, Boeing, South Carolina


Bernie versus the Democratic Party

Hollywood is filled with remakes and reboots. Washington is about to get one of its own. The re-launched property: the 2016 campaign.You know the plot. An outsider with grassroots support leads a crusade against the party establishment and the legitimating institutions that bestow credibility upon a candidate. He's old, white, been around for a while, says some things that are outside the mainstream, and has a fickle relationship to his party. But he possesses a strange charisma, dominates t...
Tags: New York, Hollywood, News, Washington, Fox, Gop, Hillary Clinton, New York Times, Coalition, The Times, Paul ryan, Mitch McConnell, Fox News, Republican Party, Biden, Times


Which Trump Obstruction Acts Did Mueller Find To Be Most Obstruction-y?

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on his obstruction inquiry into President Trump is like the TV show “Friends”: everybody’s got a favorite episode. All in all, Mueller examined 10 separate instances — some of them a collection of several related actions — in his obstruction probe. They ranged from Trump’s previously reported leaning on FBI Director James Comey, to private requests made to staff that would undercut Mueller’s probe, to his notorious tweets. Though Mueller made clear from...
Tags: News, White House, Office, Fbi, New York Times, Justice Department, James Comey, Trump, Tierney Sneed, Corey Lewandowski, Lewandowski, Oval Office, Mueller, Obstruction of Justice, Robert Mueller, McGahn


Week In Politics: The Redacted Mueller Report Is Out

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with David Brooks of The New York Times and E.J. Dionne of the Brookings Institution and The Washington Post about the release of the redacted Mueller Report.
Tags: David Brooks, News, Washington Post, New York Times, Npr, Audie Cornish, J Dionne


'Confederate' militia detains migrants at gunpoint — with Border Patrol's tacit OK, they claim

“A right-wing militia group operating in southern New Mexico has begun stopping groups of migrant families and detaining them at gunpoint before handing them over to Border Patrol agents, raising tension over the tactics of armed vigilantes along the border between the United States and Mexico,” writes Simon Romero at the New York Times. They post videos to Youtube of themselves abusing migrants. Here is one such video. We knew the armed volunteer mobs would do this. We knew Trump's in...
Tags: Post, News, Mexico, Immigration, Racism, United States, New York Times, Border, New Mexico, Border Patrol, Trump, Asylum Seekers, White Supremacy, American Civil Liberties Union, Hector Balderas, Sunland Park


Trump’s 4 Most Willing Lackeys, As Told By The Redacted Mueller Report

The redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report released on Thursday revealed a lot about President Trump, but it also shined a spotlight on those he surrounded himself with during the campaign and in the White House. Some of Trump’s staff pushed back on his worst impulses, refusing to carry out the President’s efforts to curb the Russia investigation. Yet others proved themselves to be quite willing lackeys, following Trump’s orders with little hesitation. We’ve rounded up so...
Tags: News, Senate, White House, Russia, Hillary Clinton, New York Times, Republican, Obstruction, Trump, Caitlin Macneal, Flynn, Corey Lewandowski, Lewandowski, Trump Tower, Dearborn, Peter Smith


Read All About It: Newspaper Front Pages Deliver Bad News For Trump

As Americans woke up Friday and continued to digest the redacted Mueller report, newspapers across the country published front pages that delivered some devastating details for President Trump. While many of the papers homed in on Trump’s efforts to obstruct the Russia probe, others took a slightly more neutral approach. The Trump-friendly New York Post stood out among the crowd by delivering Trump a “clean” bill of health. Check out how the Mueller report played on the front pages of some of...
Tags: New York Post, News, Russia, New York Times, Donald Trump, Trump, Mueller, David Taintor, Mueller probe


National Enquirer Will Be Sold To Former Newsstand Mogul After Rocky Year

NEW YORK (AP) — The National Enquirer is being sold to the former head of the airport newsstand company Hudson News following a rocky year in which the tabloid was accused of burying stories that could have hurt Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign. Tabloid owner American Media said Thursday it plans to sell the supermarket weekly to James Cohen. Financial terms were not immediately disclosed for the deal, which included two other American Media tabloids, the Globe and the National Exami...
Tags: Amazon, New York, News, Washington Post, Ap, New York Times, Manhattan, Playboy, Associated Press, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Globe, Donald Trump, Republican National Committee, Laguardia Airport, Trump


Times Insider: The People Who Put Tomorrow’s New York Times Together

How the newspaper that included a special section on the Mueller report was prepared for readers’ doorsteps.
Tags: Design, News, Newspapers, New York Times, News and News Media, New York Times Together


Trump called some Russia scoops 'fake news' but Mueller report shows they were very real

In January of 2018, after the New York Times reported that President Trump had ordered the firing of special counsel Robert Mueller, Trump responded in characteristic fashion.
Tags: Russia, Cnn, New York Times, Trump, Mueller, Robert Mueller Trump


Trump Directed White House Counsel to Tell Acting AG, ‘Mueller Has to Go’

President Trump tried unsuccessfully to have the Justice Department fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller, according to the redacted version of Mueller's final report released Thursday.White House Counsel Don McGahn told Mueller's investigators that in June 2017, a month to the day after Mueller was appointed, Trump called McGahn and directed him to tell the acting attorney general "Mueller has to go," according to the report.McGahn refused the president's request, later telling White ...
Tags: News, Washington Post, White House, New York Times, Justice Department, Trump, Porter, Oval Office, Mueller, Robert Mueller, Rosenstein, Rod Rosenstein, Don McGahn, McGahn, Rob Porter, Trump Directed White House


What The Mueller Report Reveals About The Infamous Trump Tower Meeting With Don Jr.

After agreeing to meet with Russians connected to the Russian government, and who he believed were bringing dirt on Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump Jr. asked a Russian lawyer at the meeting itself if she could provide information to connect Clinton to illegal campaign donations — further evidence outlined in special counsel Robert Mueller’s redacted final report released Thursday that Trump Jr. sought foreign help in the 2016 campaign. The report also details President Donald Trump’s press stra...
Tags: News, Congress, Russia, Dnc, Hillary Clinton, United States, New York Times, Times, Donald Trump, Hillary, Clinton, Trump, Cohen, Michael Cohen, Hope Hicks, Trump Tower


READ: The Beginning Of The Stephen Miller-Written ‘Screed’ Firing Comey

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s redacted report confirmed New York Times reporting in 2017 that investigators had obtained the original letter President Trump drafted with Stephen Miller to fire James Comey. Sources had described it to the Times as a “screed.” It was never sent. Thursday’s report provides the opening of the final version of the Miller-drafted letter, which he and Trump had worked on at Trump’s golf resort in New Jersey. Trump read the opening paragraphs of the letter to his ad...
Tags: News, Washington, Russia, Hillary Clinton, New York Times, Times, James Comey, Miller, Trump, Tierney Sneed, Jeff Sessions, Comey, Stephen Miller, Robert Mueller, Rosenstein, Rod Rosenstein


We Asked the 2020 Democrats About Climate Change (Yes, All of Them). Here Are Their Ideas.

The New York Times sent a climate policy survey to the 18 declared candidates. They all want to stick to the Paris Agreement. Beyond that, they diverge.
Tags: News, Global Warming, New York Times, Jay, Castro, Booker, Sanders, Amy, Democratic Party, Wayne, Inslee, Bernard, Delaney, Klobuchar, Julian, Gabbard


Democrats Are United on Climate Change, but Not on What to Do About It

The New York Times sent a climate policy survey to the 2020 Democrats. All of them want to stick to the Paris Agreement. Beyond that, the questions get harder.
Tags: News, Global Warming, New York Times, Jay, Castro, Booker, Sanders, Amy, Democratic Party, Wayne, Inslee, Bernard, Delaney, Klobuchar, Julian, Gabbard


Toobin: Watching Fox News turned Barr into Trump fan

The New York Times' Maggie Haberman and CNN's Jeffrey Toobin discuss Attorney General William Barr's actions ahead of the release of Robert Mueller's report to the public.
Tags: News, Cnn, New York Times, Stories, Fox News, Jeffrey Toobin, Toobin, Maggie Haberman, Robert Mueller, William Barr, Barr into Trump



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