The Washington Post
Rachael Bade, Mike DeBonis, Seung Min Kim
– Oct 18, 5:04 PM
One Republican, Rep. Francis Rooney (Fla.) — whose district Trump carried by 22 percentage points — did not rule out voting to impeach the president and compared the situation to the Watergate scandal that ended Richard Nixon's…
A review launched by Attorney General William Barr into the origins of the Russia investigation has expanded significantly amid concerns about whether the probe has any legal or factual basis, multiple current and former officials told NBC News.
Nancy NorbeckThis is all such madness. Remember when we thought Sessions was bad?
The New York Times
The Editorial Board
– Oct 18, 5:39 PM
In the summer of 1950, outraged by Joseph McCarthy's anti-Communist inquisition, Margaret Chase Smith, a Republican senator from Maine, stood to warn her party that its own behavior was threatening the integrity of the American republic. “I…
Nancy Norbeck“ Compromise by compromise, Donald Trump has hammered away at what Republicans once saw as foundational virtues: decency, honesty, responsibility. He has asked them to substitute loyalty to him for their patriotism itself.”
White supremacist and former GOP Louisiana state senator David Duke appeared to endorse Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard's 2020 campaign for president as other Democrats are being blasted by pro-Israel lobbyists and publications. Duke, who was head of the…
Nancy NorbeckWhile Tulsi’s busy calling HRC names for telling the truth (lord, H must be SO tired of that), let’s not forget this story.
Tampa Bay Times
– Oct 18, 8:37 AM
The pictures show Ron DeSantis leaning in to hug a heavy-set, middle-aged man amid a sea of onlookers. DeSantis then turns to another man, who wraps his arms around the newly-elected governor at his victory celebration in Orlando. The two men…
The EU will grant a further Brexit delay beyond 31 October if a letter of request is received from Boris Johnson, but the bloc will not make the first move, senior officials in Brussels have said. Shortly after the Commons put the prime minister…
Nancy NorbeckIn 20 years, will this situation have been resolved? I’m not convinced.
By Kylie Atwood and Zachary Cohen, CNN
– Oct 18, 10:01 AM
Washington(CNN) Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has become increasingly frustrated in recent weeks by the departure of top State Department officials and claims that he failed to defend the former US Ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch, from a…
Folks, it's easy to miss any good news these days. There are still dedicated public servants fulfilling their duty of putting you first, ahead of their personal interests. That's good news. Well, tonight is the equivalent of the Oscars for Feds. I…
1/ Some people think bashing “the establishment” and HRC is actually a coherent left politic. Fascinating. 2/ these are folks who are so utterly unable to discern the difference between the modern GOP and Dems that they've lost their…