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Name: Miles Archer
Gender: Male
Hometown: Hamilton Massachusetts
Home country: USA
Current location: Nevada
Member since: Wed Oct 16, 2013, 06:49 PM
Number of posts: 8,559

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"... the best vice president anybody could have..."

Barack Obama‏Verified account
@BarackObama

ME: Joe, about halfway through the speech, I’m gonna wish you a happy birth--
BIDEN: IT’S MY BIRTHDAY!
ME: Joe.

Happy birthday to @JoeBiden, my brother and the best vice president anybody could have.



https://twitter.com/BarackObama/status/932685522820042754

Angelo Carusone, President of Media Matters, shares the threats he received from Sean Hannity fans

SHS: Trump is "particularly interested" in doing something the Red Hats really won't like. REALLY.



TRUMP WHITE HOUSE GOES AFTER WHITE PEOPLE ON WELFARE

http://www.newsweek.com/trump-white-house-goes-after-white-people-welfare-717759

The Trump administration could hit the president’s white working-class base where it hurts—threatening to make welfare cuts.

The majority of people who receive welfare checks are white working-class Americans, many of whom voted for Trump based on the pledge they would be better off financially under him.

But the president said last month he would be looking “very strongly” at welfare reform after suggesting that some people were unfairly abusing the system.

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said on Monday that details of the administration’s plans to overhaul welfare would be released at the beginning of next year, stressing that Trump was particularly interested in the topic.

Don Jr. met w/ Putin-linked Russian banker 4 months before the election. #MuellerTime

CBS News has confirmed that Donald Trump Jr. met with Alexander Torshin – a man with close ties to the Kremlin -- at an NRA event in May 2016. Torshin had been trying to set up a meeting with then-candidate Donald Trump but ended up being introduced to Mr. Trump's son.

A source familiar with the meeting says the two men were introduced to each other by a third party and that the conversation only last about two or three minutes. The source says the conversation centered on the men's mutual interest in firearms and, as far as the source could recollect, there was no discussion of the campaign.

The meeting prompted attention last week when the Senate Judiciary Committee fired off a letter to Jared Kushner and his attorney scolding them for not handing over documents about a "Russian backdoor overture and dinner invite." As CBS News reported last Friday, that "dinner invite" came in the form of a lengthy email from an intermediary who said that Torshin wanted to set up a meeting with Mr. Trump and that he was interested in setting up a meeting between Mr. Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. The email was sent to top Trump campaign officials including former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, campaign official Rick Gates and eventually Jared Kushner who is the president's son-in-law. Kushner's attorney says his client said to "pass on this" and warned campaign officials to "decline such meetings." But in the end Donald Trump Jr. was introduced to Torshin anyway.

In a statement, Alan Futerfas, an attorney representing Trump Jr., downplayed the significance of the encounter. He says Trump Jr. "was attending an NRA convention and having dinner when an acquaintance asked him to say hello to Torshin and made an introduction. Futerfas said, "They made small talk for a few minutes and went back to their separate meals."

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/trump-jr-met-with-man-with-close-ties-to-kremlin/?ftag=CNM-00-10aab7e&linkId=44949927

Sweet Jesus, The Donald, when you tag Fox & Friends in your tweets, I can smell your flop sweat.

Donald J. Trump ‏Verified account
@realDonaldTrump

Under President Trump unemployment rate will drop below 4%. Analysts predict economic boom for 2018! @foxandfriends and @Varneyco
4:55 AM - 20 Nov 2017

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/932578255810498560

WAIT...Manson died, AND Jeanine Pirro got busted for going 119 MPH in New York? What a day!

Fox News host Jeanine Pirro busted driving 119 miles per hour in upstate New York



https://www.rawstory.com/2017/11/fox-news-host-jeanine-pirro-busted-driving-119-miles-per-hour-in-upstate-new-york/

The New York Daily News reports that state police say they clocked Pirro driving “119 miles per hour in a 65 mile-per-hour zone when she was stopped by a trooper at about 1:15 p.m. Sunday afternoon in the Town of Nichols in Tioga County.”

Pirro acknowledged driving over 50 miles per hour above the speed limit, but she claimed she was driving so fast because she had to go visit her ailing mother.

“I had been driving for hours to visit my ailing 89-year-old mom and didn’t realize how fast I was driving,” she said in a statement released through Fox News. “I believe in the rule of law and I will pay the consequences.”

According to the New York Daily News, Pirro’s speeding might be enough to get her license suspended, and she also might have to pay for a Driver Responsibility Assessment for the next three years.

Keith Olbermann: "Bob Mueller just hit the gas"

https://twitter.com/KeithOlbermann/status/932431148889751552

Special Counsel sends wide-ranging request for documents to Justice Department

http://abcnews.go.com/US/special-counsel-sends-wide-ranging-request-documents-justice/story?id=51261366

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team investigating whether President Donald Trump sought to obstruct a federal inquiry into connections between his presidential campaign and Russian operatives has now directed the Justice Department to turn over a broad array of documents, ABC News has learned.

In particular, Mueller's investigators are keen to obtain emails related to the firing of FBI Director James Comey and the earlier decision of Attorney General Jeff Sessions to recuse himself from the entire matter, according to a source who has not seen the specific request but was told about it.

Issued within the past month, the directive marks the special counsel's first records request to the Justice Department, and it means Mueller is now demanding documents from the department overseeing his investigation.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein played key roles in Comey's removal. And Sessions has since faced withering criticism from Trump over his recusal and Rosenstein's subsequent appointment of Mueller.

Oh hell, they neglected to say Roy flashed the six pack and gave them two tickets to the gun show.

‘Shirtless’ Roy Moore tried to pick up teens at YMCA — and local voters ‘treated it like a joke’: report



https://www.rawstory.com/2017/11/shirtless-roy-moore-tried-to-pick-up-teens-at-ymca-and-local-voters-treated-it-like-a-joke-report/

According to the report from the New York Times, many who knew Moore in Gadsden, Alabama were well aware of the then-assistant district attorney’s sexual antics.

“It was a known fact: Roy Moore liked young girls,” recalled retired Gadsden police officer Faye Gary. “It was treated like a joke. That’s just the way it was.”

While a former lawyer who shared office space with Moore stood up for the candidate, women who were in contact with him during the period remember an older man constantly pursuing younger women on the street, at the mall and at the gym.

Noting that Moore liked to work out at the local YMCA shirtless, Delores Abney, 63, said she recalled Mr. Moore hitting on young women who “appeared to be high school on up” who were taking part in her exercise class.

Joy Reid hands the New Yorker a little dose of reality.

The New Yorker ‏Verified account
@NewYorker

Take a step back and remember how politically explosive it would have been, a year ago, to know that the Trump campaign was colluding with WikiLeaks.

https://twitter.com/NewYorker/status/931484641273569280


Joy Reid‏ Verified account
@JoyAnnReid

More Joy Reid Retweeted The New Yorker
This Is beyond absurd. Russia-Wikileaks-Trump collusion has been my 10am A and or B block on #AMJoy since at least last July. This story was fully knowable to all who could see past Her Emails.

https://twitter.com/JoyAnnReid/status/931980873892814849

DU CHALLENGE! A NEW name for Mar-A-Lago? Only rule, must be (Something)-A-(Something). GO!



CONTEXT: ‘If it’s at Mar-a-Lago, we’re not going’: Charities and socialites shun Trump’s ‘winter White House’

https://www.rawstory.com/2017/11/if-its-at-mar-a-lago-were-not-going-charities-and-socialites-shun-trumps-winter-white-house/
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