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  • 'Collusion with Russia Is Hiding in Plain Sight': Conservative Writer George Will Denounces Trump's 'Play Date' with Putin July 17, 2018
    Will left the Republican Party because of its embrace of Trump. Ever since President Donald Trump stood at a lectern next to Russia President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday, American politics has shifted.The biggest change is that now a wide range of pundits and commentators feel emboldened to muse openly about collusion between Trump […]
    Cody Fenwick, AlterNet
  • Here's Why Sen. McCain’s Angry Disdain for Trump Probably Won’t Sway the His Followers at All July 17, 2018
    The president's hardcore supporters are true believers. Arizona Sen. John McCain had no kind words for President Donald Trump yesterday when he lambasted him for his press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland.Accusing Trump of favoring Putin at the expense of the U.S.’ NATO allies, the 81-year-old senator denounced the meeting as “one […]
    Alex Henderson, AlterNet
  • 'Empty Patriotism': MSNBC Guest Blasts Trump's Hypocritical Defense of the Flag While Coddling Putin July 17, 2018
    "I find it sickening." Professor of African-American studies Eddie Glaude on Tuesday decried President Donald Trump and his supporters' supposed patriotism after the United States' summit with Russia in Helsinki.At the meeting, Trump cast doubt on the intelligence community's determination that Russian President Vladimir Putin directed efforts to influence the 2016 election. He also declined […]
    Cody Fenwick, AlterNet
  • Trump and Sessions Don’t Realize That Republican Policies Are Behind the Explosive Growth of Violent Prison Gangs July 17, 2018
    Republicans who are applauding Trump and Sessions for being “tough on crime” need to take a close look at the history of prison gangs in California. President Donald Trump has not been shy about using the Mara Salvatrucha, a.k.a. MS-13, and Mexican drug cartels to terrify his base and warn them that only Republicans offer […]
    Alex Henderson, AlterNet
  • This Bold Plan to Fight Opioid Overdoses Could Save Lives — But Some Conservatives Think It's 'Immoral' July 17, 2018
    That's what the Dutch do, and it's working. With Ohio beset by a massive public health around opioid use and overdoses—more than 4,000 Ohioans died of opioid overdoses in 2016—the Cleveland Plain Dealer sent travel editor Susan Glaser to Amsterdam in search of innovative approaches to the problem. While there, she rediscovered Holland's long-standing, radical, […]
    Phillip Smith, Independent Media Institute
  • See It: Photo Reveals Trump Wrote 'THERE WAS NO COLUSION' in Sharpie on Typed Remarks About Russian Meddling Claim July 17, 2018
    He apparently needed the reminder. As President Donald Trump delivered remarks designed to diffuse the firestorm around his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, eagle-eyed photographers snapped pictures of his notes.The photos show Trump scrawled a seeming reminder to himself that he (allegedly) didn't collude with Russia:Trump wrote in big black Sharpie on his printed […]
    Chris Sosa, AlterNet
  • CNN's Jake Tapper Tears Apart Trump's 'Attempted Cleanup' of His Putin Summit Debacle July 17, 2018
    The president tried to walk back his support for the Russian authoritarian — but he did so half-heartedly. On Tuesday, President Donald Trump attempted to dampen the blowback he received for his subservient press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin by supposedly clarifying his remarks casting doubt on the intelligence community's finding that Moscow directed efforts […]
    Cody Fenwick, AlterNet
  • Ohio GOP Leader Resigns As 'Matter of Conscience' After Trump-Putin Summit July 17, 2018
    He said the president could not expect his support, so he stepped down. When President Donald Trump returned to the United States after his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Finnish capital of Helsinki, he was greeted by thousands of protesters who denounced him as a traitor. Protesters chant “Traitor” outside White House after […]
    Matthew Rozsa, Salon
  • 'What the Hell Happened in Helsinki?': Watergate Reporter Says Trump 'Is Bleeding Badly' After Disastrous Putin Summit July 17, 2018
    "We are watching a horrible spectacle play out in which we don't know exactly whether we can trust the loyalty of the president of the United States." Carl Bernstein sounded the alarms Tuesday about President Donald Trump's summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin this week, insisting that the American people must know more about what […]
    Cody Fenwick, AlterNet
  • Fox News' Ari Fleischer Says Trump Spoke 'from the Heart' When He Sided with Putin July 17, 2018
    He also called the president's behavior a danger to "national security." Former George W. Bush White House press secretary and current Fox News contributor Ari Fleischer came out against President Donald Trump's alignment with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the strongest terms on Tuesday.Shortly after Trump lied about his remarks in a partial walk-back, Fleischer […]
    Chris Sosa, AlterNet