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Trump loves Kevin McCarthy because GOP congressman doesn’t make him read and lets him hog the red Starbursts

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 - 11:56pm
It’s no secret that President Donald Trump loves McDonald’s. So it should come as no surprise that one of his favorite sweets is also processed junk food: Starburst, but only the pink and red ones. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-California) learned about Trump’s love of Starburst last...

Drunk droning now illegal in New Jersey

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 - 11:30pm
(Reuters) – New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed a law on Monday making it illegal to fly an unmanned drone aircraft after too many drinks, a spokesman said on the Republican’s last day in office. The law prohibits flying a drone with a blood alcohol content of 0.08 percent or highe...

‘Would a sane person ever say that?’: Lawrence O’Donnell nails why Trump’s ‘least racist’ claim is the latest sign he’s mentally unfit

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 - 11:09pm
MSNBC anchor Lawrence O’Donnell fact-checked President Donald Trump’s claim of being the “least racist” person during the continuing back-and-forth over the president’s “sh*thole” comments. “Tonight, it’s Donald Trump versus Dick Durbin (D-IL) on...

WATCH: Rachel Maddow expertly connects the dots between Kazakhstan’s toxic mines and Trump’s NYC real estate developments

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 - 10:43pm
On the eve of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbeyev’s planned visit to the White House, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow followed the flow of money from Kazakhstan’s toxic mines to President Donald Trump’s New York City real estate investments. “President Donald J. Trump will welc...

Trump’s ‘favorite pastime’ is sizing up potential 2020 Dems — and he doesn’t see anyone as a ‘serious competitor’

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 - 10:12pm
Donald Trump hasn’t yet served a full year in office, but according to Politico, when he’s not golfing at one of his properties or live-tweeting his favorite Fox News program, the president is sizing up—and dressing down—potential 2020 challengers. According to a Republican insider, Trump recently d...

WATCH: Anderson Cooper issues epic takedown of Trump’s claim he’s ‘the least racist person you have ever interviewed’

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 - 9:12pm
CNN anchor Anderson Cooper delivered a powerful opening monolague on Friday in response to President Donald Trump’s claims that he is the “least racist” person members of the press corps have ever interviewed. “Good evening, we begin tonight on this Martin Luther King Jr. day...

Missouri state-paid attorney accused of ‘ethically inappropriate’ investigation of Gov. Greitens’ blackmail victim

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 - 8:38pm
Missouri’s Republican governor of Missouri is alleged to have sent a state attorney to investigate a woman only hours before KMOV-TV revealed a bombshell report accusing Gov. Eric Greitens of using revenge-porn to blackmail a former mistress, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Monday. Lucind...

Broken staircases and spoiled food: Florida health inspectors failed Trump’s Mar-a-Lago

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 - 8:09pm
Mar-a-Lago, President Donald Trump’s exclusive club in Palm Beach, required emergency repairs in order to pass a November inspection by Florida health inspectors, the Miami Herald reports. On November 8th, the so-called “Winter White House” was cited for “the lack of smoke de...

Ex-US attorney: Size of Trump porn star payouts shows he has something to hide

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 - 7:48pm
Appearing with fellow lawyer Ari Melber on MSNBC Monday afternoon, a former U.S. attorney was skeptical that a payout given to an adult film star by President Donald Trump’s personal attorney wasn’t as innocent as the White House would prefer people believe. On Friday, the Wall Street Jo...

‘The United States of white identity politics’: Conservative columnist accuses Trump of believing MLK Day is only for blacks

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 - 7:25pm
Conservative New York Times columnist Bret Stephens on Monday accused Donald Trump of treating Martin Luther King Jr. Day as “a holiday for those people,” arguing the president is turning the country to “the United States of white identity politics.” “This morning, I read ‘Letter from a Birmingham J...

House intel committee to interrogate Trump confidante Hope Hicks as early as Friday: report

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 - 6:46pm
Trusted Donald Trump aide and current White House communications director Hope Hicks is expected to testify before the House Intelligence Committee as early as Friday, CNN is reporting based on multiple sources. One area of expected questioning is Donald Trump Jr.’s misleading statements about...

Dem rep pours cold water on a Trump-DACA deal: You don’t negotiate with a man ‘who wants to make America just white’

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 - 6:32pm
Appearing with guest host Katy Tur on MSNBC’s Meet the Press Daily, Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-NY) held out little hope a DACA deal could be worked with Donald Trump due to the president’s racist inclinations. Highlighting Trump’s Twitter complaint that Democrats refuse to work with him...

France’s ‘black widow’ on trial

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 - 6:21pm
A sensational trial began in Nice, France, on Monday. The defendant: the “black widow” of the French Riviera, who allegedly schemed to seduce and poison elderly men 20-30 years older than her. Particia Dagorn, 57, is charged in the fatal poisonings of two men—Francesco Filippone, 85, and...

Nearly half of US is in Trump ‘resistance’: poll

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 - 6:12pm
Nearly half of the country is now in the resistance. Forty-one percent of Americans say they are strongly opposed to President Donald Trump, a 6 percent increase over the last year, a new poll from CBS News said....

Four-time Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles accuses former USA gymnastics team doctor of sexual abuse

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 - 5:54pm
Gymnast Simone Biles has joined over 140 women who have accused former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar of sexual misconduct. Biles, the individual all-around champion at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, posted her #MeToo message on Twitter and Instagram. “I too am one of the many su...

Thirteen malnourished siblings rescued from California house after 17-year-old girl escapes: parents charged

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 - 5:34pm
Thirteen siblings, ranging in age from 2 to 29, were rescued by police in California from a house where some of them had been chained to beds, and their parents have been charged with torture, officials said on Monday. Police made the discovery after a 17-year-old girl escaped the house in Perris, a...

‘A 12-year-old commander in chief’: MSNBC’s Wallace ridicules Trump for his Wall Street Journal ‘Twitter taunt’ war

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 - 5:33pm
During a MSNBC Deadline White House segment on President Donald Trump’s hectic weekend that culminated with him attacking stalwart conservative publication Wall Street Journal as “fake news,” host Nicolle Wallace was incredulous that the president continues to act like a petulant c...

North Carolina mother kills two children, jumps off bridge

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 - 5:28pm
A North Carolina woman who liked to post videos of her children performing on YouTube fatally injured her son and daughter and then killed herself by jumping off a bridge, police said. After 34-year-old Christina Treadway’s suicide on Saturday, police found Isaiah Miller, 7, and Iliyah Miller,...

MSNBC host Velshi dumbfounded as Tea Party governor claims health insurance make people unhealthy

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 - 5:22pm
MSNBC “Live” host Ali Velshi was perplexed by claims from Kentucky’s far-right governor that Medicaid expansion of health insurance coverage was negatively impacting health outcomes. Governor Matt Bevin (R-KY) has been working to dismantle the expansion of Medicaid coverage that wa...

Leah Remini defends Paul Haggis amid rape allegations

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 - 5:20pm
Leah Remini and her Scientology and the Aftermath co-host Mike Rinder released a lengthy statement Monday defending filmmaker Paul Haggis. The fellow ex-Scientologist has been accused of sexual misconduct and assault....