Archive for October 12th, 2017

Trump puts Puerto Rico on notice over hurricane aid

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

A Puerto Rico mayor says the president is “incapable of empathy” as he slams the storm-hit island. Read more BBC News – US & Canada

Nunes Goes Rogue with Trump Russia Subpoenas

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Congressman Eric Swalwell talks with Rachel Maddow about how it an be that Rep. Nunes is issuing subpoenas in the Trump Russia investigation when he is supposed to have stepped aside because of his conflicts. Read more Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

California wildfires: Winds fan ‘catastrophic’ blazes

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

High winds hamper efforts to tackle blazes in California that have killed at least 23 people. Read more BBC News – US & Canada

Mitch McConnell Is Keeping The Senate Rule That Lets Dems Block Trump's Judges

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

WASHINGTON ― Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) will continue to honor the blue slip rule ― an arcane but hugely consequential Senate tradition that lets lawmakers block a president’s judicial nominees from their home states ― even though a news article suggested he would get rid of it, his spokesman said. Read more Yahoo [...]

Trump threatens broadcaster NBC after nuclear report

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

The president takes aim at NBC after it reported he wanted a tenfold increase in atomic weapons. Read more BBC News – US & Canada