The Washington Post reports that George Nader, a Lebanese-American businessman and a key witness in the Mueller investigation into Russian interference during the 2016 election, pleaded guilty to child sex charges on Monday. He previously pleaded not-guilty in July of 2019. A longtime influencer of American policy, Nader has acted as a liaison between President Trump’s advisors and Mohammed bin Zayed, crown prince of Abu Dhabi, as well as Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. He also travelled to the White House several times through 2017 to meet with Steve Bannon, according to Politico.
More than 10,000 people signed a petition demanding the New York City officer’s ouster after he broke into a black woman’s home.
Phone records provide “irrefutable proof” of sexual assault claims against President Donald Trump by former “The Apprentice” contestant Summer Zervos, her lawyer said.
The Holocaust Can Happen Again “Because it Deviated Not from Human Norms”
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While conservatives crow about self-declared socialists getting haircuts they are rather more tight-lipped about the Trump administration’s spending habits. Indeed, AOC responded to HairGate by tweeting a story about Mike Pence spending almost $600,000 in limo service for an unnecessary detour to Trump’s Irish resort in Doonbeg. You know, the one that was 181 miles away from Pence’s meetings in Dublin. “Mike Pence used *taxpayer funds* – not personal ones – to spend several thousand haircuts’ worth of public money on a visit to Trump golf courses,” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted. “I wonder if Republicans care about corruption as much as they care about a woman’s cut & color.” I think we all know the answer to that question.
Twitter is a social media platform where the same men who demand women remove their headphones in public so they can “ask a quick question” go to demand women engage in impromptu public debates. In both cases, men are prone to throwing fits when women decline. On November 5, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will be forced to appear in a Brooklyn court in order to explain the ways in which Twittermen feel entitled to a woman’s time to an apparently clueless judge.
The lawyer for the anonymous whistleblower has pointed to statements from Donald Trump as evidence of a threat against his client. Verbal rampages by the president against his opponents meanwhile show no sign of abating.
Efforts by the Agriculture Department to tighten eligibility for food stamps were greeted with a deluge of protests. The comment period ended Monday.
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many times right-wing media and Trump attempt to claim otherwise. In reality, later abortions are those that happen after 20 weeks, and they are performed for many reasons including medical necessity or barriers to abortion access. As Dr. Kristyn Brandi explained to Vox, “Patients do not request abortion when they are in labor and doctors do not provide it.” She also noted that abortions that take place later in pregnancy make up “about 1 percent of all abortion care,” and that patients seek this care due to “some type of medical complication or their fetus was diagnosed with some type of genetic abnormality that makes their quality of life after they deliver really poor.” This isn’t the first time Trump has sourced his anti-abortion talking points from right-wing media. During his 2019 State of the Union Address, Trump repeated sensationalized misinformation about abortion measures in New York and Virginia, alleging that Democrats, “would allow a baby to be ripped from the mother’s womb moments before birth.” Trump reiterated this talking point at the 2019 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), declaring doctors “will execute the baby after birth.” Trump’s use of right-
Anger over Brexit was almost inevitable, but the government failed to keep a lid on it
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