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  1. Rachel Maddow explains the devious way Trump could stop the Russia investigation

    07.25 / 02:34 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    Monday night MSNBC host Rachel Maddow explained a devious — and perfectly legal — way for President Donald Trump to shut down Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation between members past and present of his administration and the Russian government. Rumors have been flying…
  2. ‘I’ll drag your ass outside’: School board member threatened after he calls crowd ‘racist’ for b

    07.25 / 02:34 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    A school board meeting in Mississippi devolved into a shouting match after board member Phillip West called local residents racist, WJTV reports. West was responding to a community voted to turn down a $35 million bond As WJTV’s Margaret-Ann Carter reports it all started after the community voted d…
  3. Internet blisters Trump for regaling Boy Scouts with ‘unspeakably inappropriate’ tales of playboys and cockt

    07.25 / 02:34 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    President Donald Trump gave what can only be described as a memorable speech at the 2017 Boy Scout Jamboree, regaling the youngsters with tales of attending cocktail get-togethers with “hot” guests and playboy industrialists. When he wasn’t sharing nightlife tips, he bragged about…
  4. ‘These people lie constantly, the whole family does’: Watch Ron Reagan Jr bring down the hammer on Kushner

    07.25 / 01:36 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    Appearing with Hardball host Chris Matthews, the son of conservative icon Ronald Reagan unloaded on Jared Kushner, saying if he so “naive” as to meet with Russians as part of Donald Trump’s election campaign he shouldn’t be allowed anywhere near the White House. Ron Reagan,…
  5. ‘Detail oriented and always had an agenda’: Former Kushner employee calls BS on his Russia meeting excuses

    07.25 / 00:37 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    Appearing on MSNBC Monday afternoon, the former editor-in-chief of Jared Kushner’s New York Observer called out the president’s son-in-law excuses over a meeting with Russians linked to the Kremlin, saying the man she worked for never attend a meeting without knowing every detail that…
  6. Keith Olbermann: Kushner’s statement proves the White House Russia coverup is being led by Donald Trump

    07.24 / 23:36 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    GQ’s Keith Olbermann on Monday argued the case is closed against Donald Trump and his campaign’s conspiracy to collude with the Russian government. “Four titanic facts have now emerged,” Olbermann said after Trump’s son-in-law and top adviser Jared Kushner’s testimony on Monday. “Their importance ca…
  7. Bob Corker says no deal yet on Russia sanctions bill

    07.24 / 23:36 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    The Republican chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said on Monday that the announcement of an agreement on a bill to impose sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea was premature. “We still have a little work to do,” Senator Bob Corker told reporters at the U.S. Senate.…
  8. Woman admits to killing fiance in kayak incident on Hudson River

    07.24 / 23:36 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    A woman who once reported her fiance missing after his kayak capsized on a frigid Hudson River pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide on Monday, admitting she pulled the plug on his kayak so it would fill with water, prosecutors said. Angelika Graswald, 37, also admitted that she knew he…
  9. WATCH LIVE: President Trump addresses 2017 National Scout Jamboree in West Virginia

    07.24 / 23:36 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    President Donald Trump traveled to West Virginia Monday to attend the 2017 National Scout Jamboree where he is exepcted to address 40,000 Boy Scouts and the attending press. Trump was accompanied on Air Force One by Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) who has been wavering on Trumpcare. You can…
  10. ‘Pharma bro’ Martin Shkreli says he will not testify in securities fraud trial

    07.24 / 22:31 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur vilified as the “pharma bro” for raising the price of a life-saving drug by 5,000 percent, said on Monday in federal court that he would not testify in his securities fraud trial. Shkreli’s statement to U.S. District Judge Kiyo…
  11. Alt-right activists cheer Trump for giving them ‘the space to destroy’ by not prosecuting domestic terrorist

    07.24 / 22:31 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    Donald Trump’s administration may not be single-handedly deconstructing the global world order as some in the alt-right anticipated, but—according to three leaders of the neo-fascist movement—it is providing the movement the “space to destroy.” As Salon reports, Michael Peinovich, the creator of alt…
  12. Dem intel member mocks Kushner’s ‘Opie Taylor naiveté ‘ defense prior to committee appearance

    07.24 / 22:31 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    Appearing on MSNBC Monday afternoon, a senior member of the House Intelligence Committee scoffed at President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner’s statement that he was clueless about political matters when he attended a meeting with Russians tied to the Kremlin. Speaking with host Chris …
  13. Robert Durst kicked man in face at party before wife disappeared: testimony

    07.24 / 22:31 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    Real estate scion Robert Durst, whose ties to three slayings were portrayed in the HBO series “The Jinx,” kicked a man in the face without provocation in 1981, breaking a bone, the man testified on Monday ahead of a highly anticipated murder trial. Los Angeles county prosecutors have…
  14. Republicans in House push for Congressional Budget Office cuts

    07.24 / 21:24 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    Conservative Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives are seeking to add an amendment this week to spending legislation that would slash the number of staff at the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. The budget research office, known as the CBO, has drawn recent Republican criticism,…
  15. These top prosecutors are threatening legal action against Betsy DeVos

    07.24 / 21:24 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has recently drawn criticism for lending an ear to men’s rights groups and individuals advocating for the rights of those accused of rape, causing worry that the secretary of education may roll back Obama-era guidelines on how colleges should handle sexual ass…
  16. Congressman proposes ban on Trump hotels use by US government

    07.24 / 21:24 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    A Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives proposed legislation on Monday to bar the U.S. government from renting rooms at President Donald Trump’s hotels for official business. “Donald Trump should not be allowed to line his or his family’s pockets with taxpayer dollars,” …
  17. US judge allows Trump election commission to seek voting data

    07.24 / 21:24 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    A U.S. judge on Monday rejected a bid to prevent President Donald Trump’s commission on alleged election fraud from requesting voter roll data from states. Washington-based U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly ruled in favor of the administration by refusing to block the commission from…
  18. Trump angrily rants that ‘Obamacare is death’ – and it backfires hilariously

    07.24 / 20:20 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    During a speech at the White House on Monday, President Donald Trump declared that “Obamacare is death.” “They run out they say death, death, death — well Obamacare is death. That’s the one that’s death,” Trump said from the Roosevelt Room. “[Democrats] run …
  19. Trump’s disordered personality has spawned a level of mayhem and incompetence that defies imagination

    07.24 / 20:20 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    Fish stinks from the head, as the ancient Greeks first said, and right now there’s a 250-pound flounder stinking up the White House and all those around the place. Mark Shields said it well on the PBS NewsHour Friday night: “Everybody, I can honestly say, with rare exception, who has been assoc…
  20. WATCH: Fox’s Shep Smith just ripped a big hole in Jared Kushner’s excuse for Russian meeting

    07.24 / 20:20 rawstory.com Rawstory.com - U.S.
    Fox News host Shepard Smith on Monday wondered how Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner could plead ignorance regarding a meeting with a Kremlin-linked Russian lawyer. Kushner joined his brother-in-law Donald Trump Jr. and Trump’s campaign manager Paul Manafort during a meeting June…