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    Watch MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow and Lawrence O’Donnell Crack Up as They Discuss Giuliani’s Stormy Daniels Admission
    May03

    Watch MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow and Lawrence O’Donnell Crack Up as They Discuss Giuliani’s Stormy Daniels Admission

    The pair of hosts seemed giddy and baffled by the president’s lawyer’s stunning revelation. MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell was responsible for informing his colleague Rachel Maddow late Wednesday night about the latest breaking news in the Stormy Daniels case, and they were both grinning and laughing as they discussed the...

    Rudy Giuliani Contradicts Trump and Says the President Funded the Stormy Daniels Hush Money Payment
    May03

    Rudy Giuliani Contradicts Trump and Says the President Funded the Stormy Daniels Hush Money Payment

    Michael Cohen and the president both said Trump knew nothing about the $130,000 payment. In a stunning departure from President Donald Trump’s own account, Rudy Giuliani, acting as the president’s lawyer, said that Trump himself financed the $130,000 hush money payment to the woman known as Stormy Daniels to keep quiet about an...

    MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Unpacks the Wild Story of How Ukraine Thwarted Mueller to Win Favor with Trump
    May03

    MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Unpacks the Wild Story of How Ukraine Thwarted Mueller to Win Favor with Trump

    The country decided to stop participating in the special counsel’s investigation — and then the U.S. government decided to offer military assistance. MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow dug into a stunning New York Times story Wednesday that found the Ukrainian government deliberately stopped cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller’s...

    America’s Collusion With Neo-Nazis
    May03

    America’s Collusion With Neo-Nazis

    Stephen F. Cohen Neo-fascists play an important official or tolerated role in US-backed Ukraine. The post America’s Collusion With Neo-Nazis appeared first on The Nation. …read more Source: The...

    Trump suggests he may intervene in DOJ release of Mueller probe documents
    May02

    Trump suggests he may intervene in DOJ release of Mueller probe documents

    President Donald Trump suggested Wednesday that he may “use the powers granted” to him to push for the release of internal Justice Department records relating to the scope of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.“A Rigged System – They don’t want to turn over...

    Media Conspiracy Theorists Draw Ukraine and Russia into Trump Conspiracy
    May02

    Media Conspiracy Theorists Draw Ukraine and Russia into Trump Conspiracy

    I wouldn’t have guessed 2 years ago that most of the media would spend its time spinning Truther style conspiracy theories about Trump. Or that those same conspiracy theories would be interlinked with a special prosecutor. But here we are. The Washington Post, the New York Times, CNN and the rest of the media backtrail spend most of their...

    Putin invites descendants of Sobibor rebellion to celebration marking Nazis’ defeat
    May02

    Putin invites descendants of Sobibor rebellion to celebration marking Nazis’ defeat

    (JTA) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has invited to the Moscow parade commemorating the defeat of Nazi Germany the families of Jewish partisans who rebelled at the Sobibor death camp. Putin’s office invited 12 people related to seven rebels at Sobibor to the Victory Day march May 9 in his nation’s capital. His office is paying...

    Ukraine Fortifies Its Airwaves Against Russian TV Broadcasts
    May02

    Ukraine Fortifies Its Airwaves Against Russian TV Broadcasts

    KYIV, Ukraine—Ukraine has gone to war against Russian propaganda. Last week, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced the deployment of Ukrainian electronic warfare units to jam the transmission of about 40 Russian and pro-Russian television channels in the country’s embattled eastern Donbas region. “We will protect Ukrainians from...

    Did Trump Link Arms Sales to Ukraine with Cutting Off Mueller?
    May02

    Did Trump Link Arms Sales to Ukraine with Cutting Off Mueller?

    I agree with Jon Chait. This revelation from The New York Times is a big deal. The Times reports that soon after the administration okayed the sale of Javelin missiles to Ukraine, Ukrainian officials ended their cooperation with Special Counsel Robert Mueller and essentially suspended a series of domestic investigations which touch on Paul...

    Ukrainian President To Expand Sanctions Against Russians, Paralleling U.S.
    May02

    Ukrainian President To Expand Sanctions Against Russians, Paralleling U.S.

    Ukraine will expand financial and other sanctions against Russian individuals and companies, paralleling U.S. efforts to punish Moscow for its actions in Ukraine and elsewhere. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...