Why Detroit exploded in the summer of 1967
By Jeffrey Horner, Senior Lecturer of Urban Studies, Wayne State University. A National Guardsman stands at a Detroit intersection during the summer riots of 1967. AP Photo/David Stephenson When most people see the movie “Detroit,” it’ll likely be their first encounter with the events of July 1967, when a routine bust of an after-hours drinking establishment…
MSNBC host nails Trump for hypocritical tweets attacking Saudi Arabia before he decided he loves them
MSNBC host Chuck Todd cited President Donald Trump's past comments that bending to the will of the Saudis was
"Saudi Arabia should fight their own wars, which they won't, or pay us an absolute fortune to protect them and their great wealth-$trillon," Trump tweeted in Aug. 2014.
Washington Free Beacon editor in chief Matthew Continetti thinks that Trump doesn't understand how the Iran nuclear treaty impacted the rest of the Middle East region.
It's one of many accusations Trump made about Saudi Arabia.
Former federal prosecutor: Lewandowski ‘may have perjured himself’ during House Judiciary hearing
When President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, appeared before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, he was openly hostile to the Democrats who questioned him about former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation — not to mention evasive. And on Tuesday night, MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell discussed Lewandowski’s testimony with legal analyst Mimi Rocah as well as with Rep. Eric Swalwell (one of the House Democrats who had questioned him). Rocah, a former federal prosecutor for the Southern District of New York, was highly critical of Lewandowski and even went so far as to say that the Republican operative “may have perjured himself” during his testimony.
BUSTED: Tea Party leader stole $10 million from gullible right-wing donors
According to Politico, Kelley Rogers, a Maryland-based GOP consultant, pleaded guilty to wire fraud this week.
Rogers, who ran multiple right-wing action committees including Conservative Majority Fund and Tea Party Majority, took in $10 million from mostly small donors since 2012, but only disbursed $48,400 to politicians.
The rest of the money, according to prosecutors, was used to pay himself and his friends, as well as settle legal fees from a state lawsuit investigating his political activity — all the while sending emails to donors bragging about how much he was doing to fight President Barack Obama and illegal immigration.