San Diego County Rep. Duncan Hunter and his wife are indicted on campaign finance violations – LA Times

Early supporters of Donald Trump are not doing well today. Between 1 p. M. And 2 p. M. Los Angeles time we saw the campaign chairman during the Republican National Convention for the Trump campaign being found guilty of eight counts of tax fraud and bank fraud. Almost at the same time Michael Kohn, Donald Trump’s longtime personal attorney, pleaded guilty to eight counts of felonies. and Donald Trump was basically named unindicted co-conspirator.

Duncan Hunter was the second Congressman to endorse Donald Trump back in the day. He and Congressman Collins who just resigned seem to be in the same boat, involved in the frotting the American people. By the way it’s not a good idea to take your bunny on a plane and charge it off to the American people.

people on Twitter are saying that Donald Trump is distracted in his rally in West Virginia, I would be too, it seems that Don Jr is in the Vise right now. An article in Vanity Fair says that Donald Trump is really worried for his son and that the special counsel is putting the screws on him. Well Donald Trump is screwing the country so…

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Duncan Hunter (David Brooks / San Diego Union-Tribune)

Thousands across U.S. join ‘Keep Families Together’ march to protest family separation – NBC NEWS

I’ll be marching, I hope you will be too. This is not just the March for those being held but it’s a March for the soul of our country. Here are some notes from the March organizers:

Here are the details for the event you signed up for:

What: Families Belong Together: Freedom for Immigrants
When: TOMORROW, Saturday, June 30, 11:00 AM
Where: City Hall – 200 N Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Your Event Dashboard, where you can contact your host, invite friends, and more:
http://act.moveon.org/event/families-belong-together_attend1/tools/?t=14&akid=210393%2E24229394%2EK8Kpq0

Here are a few tips to keep in mind as you get ready to ensure you have a great experience and make the biggest impact:

  • Wear white! Participants across the country will be wearing white to create a compelling, memorable visual that can be captured easily by press cameras. And wearing white has a long tradition through movements for racial and social justice—and has been embraced by many activists on both sides of the border.
  • Prepare for the heat. It’s summer! There is a serious heatwave in many parts of the country. Bring water. Bring extra water! Wear sunscreen. Bring a hat. Keep yourself comfortable while speaking out.
  • Amplify your impact via social media! Follow these easy instructions on broadcasting from the event using Facebook Live, and post photos on social media using the hashtag #FamiliesBelongTogether and tagging @MoveOn. (Using the same hashtag helps folks all across the country track the work you are doing.) After the event, send us the link to your Facebook Live videos using this form. When shooting video or taking photos, turn your camera horizontally, as this will allow the image to appear bigger on mobile phones.
  • Invite your friends. The more people who show up tomorrow, the more we can build on our momentum and force a change in these cruel policies. Call friends and family and ask them to come along.
  • Check out the event materials. Go to the event dashboard to print signs, learn some chants, and read messaging guidance on the family separation fight.

After the dizzying and terrifying news week—Supreme Court decisions that undermined the rights of voters, Muslims, and workers; a Supreme Court vacancy that could amount to a generational attack on reproductive justice and LGBTQ equality; and the senseless gun violence in Annapolis yesterday—we know that we are ready to take to the streets! Tomorrow’s actions—focused on the moral crisis manufactured by the Trump administration’s inhumane policies—are a chance to show the White House, the nation, and the world that we are rising up for justice and compassion and against senseless, terrifying cruelty.

We appreciate your commitment to engage in nonviolent, peaceful action, to act lawfully, and to strive to de-escalate any potential confrontations with those who may disagree with our values. Be sure to review these de-escalation tips ahead of time.

Thanks for all you do.

–Emma, David, Jenn, Erica, and the rest of the team

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Why Melania Trump’s vanishing act matters – NBC News

First and foremost, I wish the first lady a quick and complete recovery. Her health is the most important issue here.

The premise of this article is that without the first lady the president is losing an important component in his diplomatic encounters. I believe her charm and poise and elegance does lens something to this presidency. Unfortunately all of her Poise does not make up for the incoherent and radical foreign policy of this Administration.

Watching Canada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau yesterday on Meet the Press was heartbreaking. He explained how without question the Canadiens have fought side-by-side with the Americans and now America has declared a trade war on Canada. There is absolutely no basis for this trade War and yet this president, acting like an orangutan, is pounding his chest at our allies.

Like a bully, he is hitting first. I believe that this stems from the last G20 where he was pretty much left alone by the other foreign leaders. I’m sure this is fury gated him. He believes himself to be the absolute ruler of United States. We are not a monarchy and respect is earned in life, business and especially world politics.

The numbers don’t at up for him issuing these Terrace on our allies. Saying that he sees too many Mercedes parts on 5th Avenue makes absolutely no sense. I love Cadillacs. Cadillac is working very hard at becoming a world class luxury car manufacturer. The CT-6 is it’s first act in doing so. That being said, Mercedes, VW, Audi, BMW, Lexus and I can go on and on all have manufacturing facilities in the United States. Banning all foreign cars from entering the United States will do very little to stem the number of Foreign brands being sold in United States eyes they are being made here. So once again he is only doing this for his base. It’s pointless and isn’t that what this whole Administration has been about.

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LISTEN: How Michael Cohen Protects Trump By Making Legal Threats – NPR

Why does a respectable businessman need a fixer? Well he or she doesn’t, but Donald Trump is no respectable businessman. He is right there with the corleones and his mob like way of doing business. So having Michael Cohen as is conciliary is not so weird.

The problem is now he is the president of the United States. And he’s brought his mob like tactics to the White House. No one has ever done this not even Richard Nixon. This is Despicable and hopefully our country can survive this abomination in the White House.

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full NPR article here

Michael Cohen, a personal lawyer for President Trump, leaves federal court in New York City in April. His legal troubles may test his loyalty to Trump, built over years of protecting his boss, in part by using legal threats.

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Did Trump Bribe Ukraine to Stop Cooperating With Mueller? – New York Magazine

I honestly believe that this white house does not understand that there is an internet, or even if they’re understanding of how information is processed in our Modern Age. Leaking dubious questions about the investigation by the special counsel from the White House is making George Washington spin in his grave. His White House is corrupt to the core. It corrupts everything it touches that’s why we see all of these cabinet secretaries leave in a walk of shame.

Robert Mueller investigation has been watertight. Why would he or his people leaked the questions they’re going to be asking the president? There’s nothing to gain on their part and why would they break such a tight seal that they’ve had on this investigation from the beginning.

Now you add this new allegation that the white house sold anti aircraft missiles to Ukraine to stop them from cooperating with the special counsel. Again do they not realize that there is an internet and that all transactions are recorded and we will see this eventually? I am so tired of the daily barrage of scandals coming out of this White House. I so wish to go back to the days of President Obama where we had a government that work for the people and not for themselves.

And just one more thing, he wrote his own letter regarding his health during the election. He made Hillary Clinton’s health and issue while he was lying about his own.

How low can he go? I don’t want to find out.

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It seems that every other word that comes out of this mouth is a lie.

Did Donald Trump Jr. Admit to Violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act? – Lawfare

In my humble opinion Donald jr. is in violation of many laws governing elections, meeting with foreign or should I say Russian dignitaries, lying to Congress, and so these new allegations are not surprising and I believe he has done them.

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The proverbial apple does not fall far from the proverbial tree, in this case I think he chopped it down and lied about it.

Fox News host Sean Hannity revealed as Michael Cohen’s mystery client – NBC News

After all of the news about what Michael Cohen has done for his other two clients I have to wonder what Sean Hannity has had to pay 4 Michael Kong to fix. Michael Cohen is a fixer and not an attorney in the way that you and I think of an attorney. It’s more like an attorney in The Godfather. He threatens people and he does underhanded deals that hide information from the public. Case in point all of the non-disclosure agreements with people who have had relationships with the current occupant of the White House. Or the RNC Finance chair who had to have an abortion with a young lady he had sexual relations with. This is the classic Family Values party that the Republicans have been counting all these years. Affairs with pornstars and Playboy bunnies and abortions left and right.

Sean Hannity is not a reporter. Sean Hannity is a pundit who’s relationship with the truth what’s only when it’s convenient for him. But Fox News sells him as a reporter and let’s be honest here he is in the back pocket of the present occupant of the White House and as such should not be making news programming.

What has Sean Hannity paid Michael corn to hide? Affairs with Playboy bunnies or Pawn Stars? Abortions? This is the family values Republican Party of 2018 and they should be ashamed of themselves.

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Trump blasts raid on his lawyer: ‘It’s a disgraceful situation’ – POLITICO

After throwing Michael Cohen under the bus on Friday aboard Air Force One now Trump cries foul. Anyone who touches this man is permanently soiled. Whether it’s family, friends, coworkers or employees. The turnover in the White House is at unprecedented levels and seems nowhere near to ending. I am convinced that has the special counsel gets closer and closer to the president his staff is going to jump ship like rats.

If you’re not loyal to those who are loyal to you how can you expect loyalty?

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The FBI raided Michael Cohen’s office after getting a “referral” from special counsel Robert Mueller’s office, according to a lawyer for Cohen. | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo

Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal are talking to one reporter: Anderson Cooper – The Washington Post

Talk about “Must See TV”! Tonight on CNN and Sunday on CBS Anderson Cooper is going to make the private residence of the White House not a fun place to be. I know this is all very salacious but he is the president and he did it allegedly right after marrying his wife and her having their baby. That’s reptilian.

Anderson Cooper knows how to ask questions and get right to your soul so I know that this is going to be fascinating to watch.

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Anderson Cooper. (Photo by Anthony Behar)

Zuckerberg on Facebook’s data privacy issues: ‘We need to step up’ – NBC News

We need to step up? You accepted advertising against Hillary Clinton in the 2016 elections and they were paid for in Rubles, just in case you don’t know Mr. Zuckerberg that is the Russian currency. Did you not think that that was a little strange? And you’re saying that you’re going to step up and yet you gave no, I mean no details as to what you’re going to do as you step up. Although I’ve been going to the gym a lot since I deactivated my Facebook account I don’t trust you as far as I can throw you. You’re in it for the money and nothing else and you don’t care about your over 1 billion customers who rely upon you to keep their information safe.

What are you doing about the Bots running Rampage across your social media Network? One thing I know is that Twitter is doing something about it. Each day I see the number of people I follow go down which means that Twitter is eliminating accounts that are not real people. Do your Facebook users see their friend count go down? I doubt that because you’re 1 billion customers to your advertisers.

And yes, we signed our life away when we sign up with Facebook because their “User agreement” is written by lawyers who have lawyers who have lawyers and we just signed blindly. And all your talk about privacy went out the drain when the information about Cambridge analytica came out.

Deactivating my account has been a wonderful thing in my life and I hope others follow suit.

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