Former Congressional Staffer Sentenced to Prison for Extensive Fraud and Election Crimes Scheme

‘A former congressional staffer was sentenced today to 18 months in prison and ordered to pay $800,000 in restitution, to be followed by three years of supervised release, for participating in a multi-year scheme to defraud charitable donors of hundreds of thousands of dollars and secretly to funnel the proceeds to pay for personal expenses and to illegally finance campaigns for federal office. ‘

The Deputy Finance Chair of the RNC was just sentenced to 3 years in prison for felonies committed during the 2016 presidential election campaign.

Yes, Michael Cohen was Trump’s personal lawyer, but more recently he was Deputy Finance Chair of the Republican National Committee.

The Deputy Finance Chair of the RNC was just sentenced to 3 years in prison for felonies committed during the 2016 presidential election campaign.

In heated clash with Pelosi and Schumer, Trump says he’ll shut down government ‘if we don’t get what we want’ for wall

“If we don’t get what we want, one way or the other, whether it’s through you, through the military, I will shut down the government,” Trump said. “I am proud to shut down the government over border security, Chuck … I will take the mantle. I’m not gonna blame you for it.”

“Fair enough,” Schumer said. “We disagree.”



Millions Of Comments About The FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules Were Fake. Now The Feds Are Investigating.

‘The Justice Department is investigating whether crimes were committed when potentially millions of people’s identities were posted to the FCC’s website without their permission, falsely attributing to them opinions about net neutrality rules, BuzzFeed News has learned.

Two organizations told BuzzFeed News, each on condition that they not be named, that the FBI delivered subpoenas to them related to the comments.’

EXCLUSIVE: Documents point to illegal campaign coordination between Trump and the NRA

This should make everyone very upset with Trump the GOP & the NRA. Oh, plus the Russian spy who helped coordinate all of this and fund the NRA campaign is changing her plea to guilty… I wonder who is nervous?

Ann Ravel, former chair of the Federal Election Commission, on advertising by the Trump campaign & the NRA in 2016: “I don’t think I’ve ever seen a situation where illegal coordination seems more obvious. It is so blatant that it doesn’t even seem sloppy.”

Michigan Senate Guts Minimum Wage Hike, Paid Sick Leave Laws

‘Michigan’s Republican-led Legislature began voting Wednesday on bills that would substantially scale back citizen-initiated minimum wage and paid sick leave laws that a business lobby criticized as too expensive and burdensome, setting up expected court challenges if GOP Gov. Rick Snyder signs them before making way for a Democrat in January.’

The chaos behind Donald Trump’s policy of family separation at the border

‘No senior official would speak to 60 Minutes for this story, but the president ended his separation policy after 11 weeks. The White House says more than 2600 children were separated, but reports show that number is closer to 5000.’