Thursday, April 19, 2018
don / Flickr DonJohnstonLC NewsHour Scott Pruitt head of...

39 Senators and 131 Representatives call for Scott Pruitt’s immediate resignation

It should be 48 senators. Actually, it should be 100 senators. But this is a good start. It’s clear that EPA chief Scott Pruitt isn’t working for the America people. It’s not even certain that Scott Pruitt is working for the fossil fuel lobbyists...
Gage Skidmore / Flickr Joe Arpaio...

Because Sessions won’t uphold court order, the court orders private attorney to stop Joe...

Disgraced sheriff Joe Arpaio is running for Senate in Arizona. He’s a criminal. He’s only able to run right now because instead of serving some form of prison time, he was pardoned by fellow criminal and white supremacist in chief Donald Trump. After...
Through the Eyes of Geek / Flickr House GOP weighing another try at...

House Republicans give up on pretense of governing, plan to head home after 2.5...

House Republicans aren’t even pretending to try: More time for them to fundraise, I guess, which makes sense if they’ve given up on passing legislation that might cause people to want to vote for them. If they don’t have accomplishments to...
Deven Alexis / Flickr Why Ajit Pai Cancelled his Appearance...

FCC chairman Ajit Pai’s choice for broadband adviser arrested and charged with fraud

Trump’s choice to dismantle net neutrality regulations, Chairman Ajit Pai, is losing one of his dubious cronies. The Wall Street Journal reports that Elizabeth Ann Pierce, former CEO of Alaska telecommunications, has been arrested on allegations she...
Don Irvine / Flickr Paul Ryan...

Ryan: No way to avoid trillion-dollar deficits because of all the old people

Speaker Paul Ryan wants you to know that it is not his fault at all that we're going to have a trillion-dollar deficit. It's the fault of old people. Because of course it is. It's Paul Ryan. "That was going to happen. The baby boomers retiring was...
Gage Skidmore / Flickr kellyanne conway...

Comedy alert: Kellyanne Conway is concerned about the self-centered liar hogging the spotlight

Campaign Action Whenever you see the name Kellyanne Conway trending at the top of Twitter, you know one of two things have happened: Either there was another massacre at Bowling Green, or she’s been on television peddling an utter load of codswallop...
Michael Thielen / Flickr Trump is going through an x27...

Trump HHS Official Posted -“our forefathers would have hung Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.”

He picks only “The best people.” CNN “A political appointee at the Department of Health and Human Services shared an image in 2017 that said "our forefathers would have hung" Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton for treason, a CNN KFile review...
Conecta Abogados / Flickr El financiamiento del muro debe ser...

Trump White House budget director gets his ass handed to him at congressional hearing

Mick Mulvaney, Trump’s pick to run the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), who also is the White House budget director, and who has now muscled his way into running the Treasury Department, seems to be exactly like the rest of Trump...
Алексей М / Flickr The Deputy head of the Ministry...

Get ready: Rosenstein says he’s prepared to be fired, as Trump seems prepared to...

Though the constant stream of security advisers fleeing the arrival of new national security adviser John Bolton may have made it seem like Friday all week, this is actually Friday. And Friday is the traditional day for Trump to vent his petty rage and...
George Wojtowycz / Flickr Paul Ryan...

Fun Diary: Twitter finds #NewJobsForPaulRyan

Since the soon-to-be-former Speaker of the House will find himself unemployed in November—or sooner—Twitter has generously rushed to his assistance. A minimum wage job is a very popular suggestion. But he’d probably want more...

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