Attorney general to testify before congress Chuck Schumer warns of ‘crisis in the rule of law in America’Help us cover the critical issues of 2020. Consider making a contribution 11.48am GMT The New York Times reports on the Instagram posts by leading meme-makers that Mike Bloomberg has bought.The self-deprecating and somewhat meta posts pretend to be screenshots of messages from the former New York mayor to the memestagrammers asking them to make memes that make him look cool.
10.56am GMT It’s interesting to see how the more pro-Trump sections of the US media are reporting the Stone controversy. Breitbart sent out an email this morning headlined: “Justice for Roger Stone!”Regardless of your opinion of Stone, he was only found guilty of lying to Congress (which plenty of people have done without being prosecuted), interfering in the House investigation of the Russia Collusion Hoax, and tampering with a witness …Hey, I’m no Roger Stone fan, and it actually sounds like he deserves some prison time, but there are murderers and rapists and child molesters who don’t serve seven to nine years. Continue reading…
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Author : Paul Owen
Publish date : 2020-02-13 11:54:41
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