Wednesday, October 17, 2018

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Zinke Fires His Department’s Inspector General


“At last count, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke was the subject of 14 separate government investigations. (A new record!) But that number could soon be zero. That’s because Zinke just fired the Department of the Interior’s acting inspector general,” Outside reports.

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https://politicalwire.com/2018/10/17/zinke-fires-his-departments-inspector-general/


Trump says selling weapons to Saudi Arabia will create a lot of jobs. That’s not true.


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https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2018/10/17/17967510/trump-saudi-arabia-arms-sales-khashoggi


Trump Gets Ready To Escalate US-China Trade War With Postal Treaty Withdrawal


WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States announced Wednesday that it is preparing to pull out of an international postal treaty that allows China to ship packages to America at discounted rates. The move would escalate a trade dispute with China.

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https://talkingpointsmemo.com/news/trump-threaten-international-postal-treaty-withdrawal-china


NBC Helps White Nationalists Publicize Goal To Take Over GOP -- Discreetly


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https://crooksandliars.com/2018/10/white-nationalists-aim-take-over-gop


McConnell warns GOP will try to repeal Obamacare again if midterms go well for Republicans


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https://thinkprogress.org/mitch-mcconnell-obamacare-repeal-republicans-midterm-elections-71aded87b437/


Intelligence Officials Think Saudis Behind Killing


“American intelligence officials are increasingly convinced that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia is culpable in the killing of the dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, an appraisal that poses challenges to a White House intent on maintaining a close relationship with the kingdom,” the New York Times reports.

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http://politicalwire.com/2018/10/17/intelligence-officials-think-saudis-behind-killing/



Mitch McConnell's Single Regret Is Not Gutting The Social Safety Net


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https://crooksandliars.com/2018/10/mitch-mcconnells-single-regret-not-gutting


What Woodward Missed


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https://politicalwire.com/2018/10/16/what-woodward-missed/


USA Gymnastics doesn’t deserve any more chances


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https://thinkprogress.org/decertify-usag-b139f896e486/?utm_source=feedly&utm_medium=webfeeds


ACLU Sues Georgia For Rejecting Absentee Ballots Without Proper Notice


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https://talkingpointsmemo.com/muckraker/aclu-sues-georgia-for-rejecting-absentee-ballots-without-proper-notice


Trump: ‘My Biggest Threat Is The Fed’


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https://talkingpointsmemo.com/news/trump-my-biggest-threat-is-the-fed


Trump administration replaces independent oversight of Zinke investigations with Trump appointee


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https://thinkprogress.org/ryan-zinke-investigations-hud-interior-ben-carson-8a179ecaba7c/?utm_source=feedly&utm_medium=webfeeds

Trump Accuses Cohen, Who Said Trump Directed Him To Break The Law, Of Lying


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https://talkingpointsmemo.com/news/trump-accuses-cohen-who-implicated-him-in-a-crime-of-lying


Suspects Had Ties to Saudi Crown Princehttps://politicalwire.com/2018/10/16/suspects-had-ties-to-saudi-crown-prince/


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https://politicalwire.com/2018/10/16/suspects-had-ties-to-saudi-crown-prince/


‘Here we go again’: Trump compares condemnation of Saudi Arabia to Kavanaugh allegations



https://thinkprogress.org/donald-trump-saudi-arabia-jamal-khashoggi-brett-kavanaugh-25b174e470ac/




Donald Trump's Absolutely Insane, Lie-Filled Interview



https://crooksandliars.com/2018/10/donald-trump-gives-absolutely-insane-lie

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