Trump's impeachable offenses are okay because Wisconsin's economy is good: GOP Rep. Sean Duffy

These guys really aren't even trying to hide how feckless and corrupt they are anymore, are they. Read the rest

'Keep America Great' is apparently Trump's new campaign slogan

Here we go again. Read the rest

At re-election rally, Trump calls Mueller report “an illegal attempt to overturn the election”

'Lock Her Up' and 'acid washed' also made a comeback in Trump's rally-rant.

NASA accused of misrepresenting costs in new GAO report, Trump's moon mission now threatened

Trump’s moon mission threatened

Fox News poll has Trump losing to Sanders, Biden, Warren, Harris, or Buttigieg

From June 9-12, Fox News commissioned pollsters Beacon Research (D) and Shaw & Company (R) to survey 1,001 representative Americans; the poll concluded that if the election were called today, Sanders would beat Trump by 9 points, 49%-40%, as would Biden; Warren would beat him 43%-41%; Harris would beat him 42%-41%; and Buttigieg would beat him 41%-40% -- Sanders has acknowledged that "polls go up and polls go down." (via Naked Capitalism) Read the rest

Report: 1,000 new migrant adults detained at U.S. border weekly, "serious risk of exceeding safety standards on a regular basis'

One thousand more single migrant adults are being detained by U.S. border protection each week in 2019, with the detention system at "serious risk of exceeding safety standards on a regular basis," documents reported today by Newsweek show. Read the rest

Compilation of Trump ranting while world leaders quietly sit with their obvious discomfort

As one YouTube commenter wrote, "These are the faces of people who regret learning English." Read the rest

U.S. budget deficit now $739 Billion, despite GOP promises and Trump tariffs

38.8% more than the same period a year ago

Former Trump advisor George Nader ordered jailed until his child porn trial

Witness in Mueller Trump-Russia probe arrested for child pornography

Survey: 50% of Americans believe 'made-up news' is a very big problem for the country today. 46% say the same about climate change.

More Americans view made-up news as a 'very big problem' for the country, over terrorism, illegal immigration, racism, and sexism.

Trump may detain migrant children at Georgia's Fort Benning military base in a new concentration camp

The administration of President Donald Trump is today reported to be considering a plan to detain separated migrant children at Fort Benning, a military base in the state of Georgia. Read the rest

Texas teacher who tweeted Trump her school was 'taken over' by 'illegal students from Mexico' may be fired

A Texas high school teacher may lose her job after tweeting to President Donald Trump that her school had been "taken over" by "illegal students from Mexico." Read the rest

Trump approved Saudi Arabia nuclear technology permits twice after Khashoggi murder

The approvals show "President Trump's eagerness to give the Saudis anything they want," said Sen.Tim Kaine (D-VA)

Italy evicts Steve Bannon from $110,000-a-year medieval monastery that was to be was his “gladiator school for cultural warriors”

Arrivederci, asshole.

In Italy, authorities are reportedly evicting alt-right self-promoter Steve Bannon from the medieval monastery he'd planned to transform into a white supremacist radicalization academy, “after reports of fraud in the competitive tender process.”

Being evicted from his fancy Italian gladiator castle is a big setback for Bannon, who's trying to grow an alt-right empire in Europe. Read the rest

North Korea envoy Kim Hyok Chol and 4 others executed over failed Trump-Kim summit

(PHOTO: Kim Hyok Chol, left, and Kim Yong Chol at Beijing airport on Jan. 17, 2019, KYODO NEWS)

Donald Trump appears to believe it is fun to yuk around with North Korea, but North Korea does not yuk around. Read the rest

Trump finally admits Russia was "helping me get elected", then denies it

This morning, Trump went on a rant about special counsel Bob Mueller, who reiterated yesterday that his investigation did not clear the President. He then tweeted that Russia helped him get elected—a first admission that the Putin regime's interference in the 2016 campaign helped put him in the White House.

"I had nothing to do with Russia helping me to get elected."

Then he denied it. The New York Times:

“No, Russia did not help me get elected,” Mr. Trump told reporters as he departed the White House for Colorado Springs. “I got me elected.” He spoke less than an hour after his Twitter post.

The original comment, a clause in one of several Twitter posts this morning, is an extraordinary admission from Mr. Trump, who has avoided saying publicly that Russia helped him win the presidency in 2016 through its election interference. American intelligence agencies and federal prosecutors have long concluded that Russia tried to influence voters.

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Navy: Service members in "Make Aircrews Great Again" patches during Trump Japan visit may have violated regulations

The Navy is reviewing whether service members violated Defense Department regulations by wearing "Make Aircrew Great Again" uniform patches during President Trump's visit to their ship in Japan, reports the Associated Press. Read the rest

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