Day 19 – February 8th, 2017

– Ethics experts knock Trump for knocking Nordstrom for dropping Ivanka

– President Trump is not-so-subtly threatening the entire American court system

– Senate Republicans voted to silence Elizabeth Warren after she read from a letter by the widow of Martin Luther King that criticized the civil rights record of Trump’s nominee for attorney general, Jeff Sessions.

– Read Coretta Scott King’s Letter That Got Sen. Elizabeth Warren Silenced

– WH official: We’ll say ‘fake news’ until media realizes attitude of attacking the President is wrong

– Court dubious of government arguments on Trump’s travel ban –
A federal appeals court panel is expected to rule soon on the executive order barring refugees and visitors from seven Muslim countries.

– ‘My daughter’s death will not be used’: Parents furious over Trump’s false terrorism claims

– On Tuesday morning, at about the time that Donald Trump was casually threatening to destroy the career of a Texas state senator who had objected to laws regarding the forfeiture of property from drug suspects, House Speaker Paul Ryan and his colleagues in the House Republican leadership held their weekly press conference on Capitol Hill.

– Yemen seeks ‘reassessment’ of deadly raid but denies U.S. ground operations suspended

– Russian Court Finds Putin Critic & Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny Guilty In Retrial,

– Putin approves legal change that decriminalises domestic violence
Critics say amendment sends wrong message in country where it is estimated domestic abuse kills a woman every 40 minutes

– Dakota Access Pipeline Construction Expected To Get Go-Ahead

– Sanders, Cruz debate Obamacare: CNN’s Reality Check Team vets the claims