Daily Archives: February 9, 2017

Rebuking Trump, U.S. appeals court upholds suspension of Muslim travel ban

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The Witch Hunt For Climate Scientists


The Big Picture RT

Published on Feb 9, 2017

Big Picture Panel: Sam Sacks, The District Sentinel & Brian Darling, Conservative Review/(formerly) Office of Senator Rand Paul. How are government scientists suppose to do their job when they have to worry about Koch-head shills like Lamar Smith going after them?

Republicans Pushing Back in Trump’s Era of Climate Denial


Climate One

Published on Feb 9, 2017

Back in 2008, presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama had similar views on climate change, both supporting some variance of a price on carbon. Today, the climate divide seems to be widening. Still, some Republicans are speaking out against the Trump agenda.

Bruce Fein on the decison on Trump’s travel ban


CGTN America

Published on Feb 9, 2017

For the latest on the court’s decision on U.S. President Trump’s travel ban, CGTN’s Eleaine Reyes spoke with constitutional lawyer, Bruce Fein.

Inside Steve Bannon’s ‘weaponized’ political documentaries


PBS NewsHour

Published on Feb 9, 2017

Steve Bannon, chief strategist to President Trump, has also worked extensively in the film world, including writing and directing documentaries on the global financial crisis, alleged corruption in the Clinton Foundation and what he sees as the rise of a violent and radical Islam. Jeffrey Brown speaks with with The Washington Post’s Ann Hornaday and Matea Gold on Bannon’s past work.

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Appeals court rules against Trump on travel ban


CBS News

Published on Feb 9, 2017

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the stay against President Trump’s travel ban in a decision issued late Thursday. See CBS News’ special report on the decision.

White House Official: If You Attack Trump Then You Are Fake News


The Ring of Fire

Published on Feb 9, 2017

Sebastian Gorka, deputy assistant to Donald Trump, told conservative radio host Michael Medved earlier this week that the administration will continue using the term “fake news” to describe any news organization that continues to be mean to the president. Gorka said that these news organizations need to realize that their “attitude” towards the president is wrong. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins discusses this.