Day 371: Extraordinarily reckless

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Thursday, January 25, 2018

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1/ Trump proposed immigration legislation that could provide a path to citizenship for an estimated 1.8 million DREAMers in exchange for a $25 billion "trust fund" to build a border wall.

2/ Ty Cobb walked back Trump's statement that he was "looking forward" to speaking with Robert Mueller's team.

3/ Robert Mueller gave Trump's lawyers a list of potential topics he wants to ask Trump about.

4/ The Senate Judiciary Committee intends to share Trump Jr.'s testimony with Robert Mueller.

5/ A "spooked" Jared Kushner won't agree to an interview with the Senate Judiciary Committee.

6/ Dutch intelligence spied on the Russian group believed to be behind the hack of the Democratic Party ahead of U.S. elections.

7/ The Justice Department warned the House Intelligence Committee chairman that releasing The Memo™ would be "extraordinarily reckless."

poll/ 60% of Americans support marijuana legalization.


  • The NSA has deleted "honesty" and "openness" from its core values website.

  • The Trump administration wants to end support for the International Space Station program by 2025.

  • Trump said he'd be willing to re-enter the Trans-Pacific Partnership if it were renegotiated into a "substantially better deal" for the U.S.

  • A one-page memo from Paul Manafort suggests that federal investigators had an informant inside Manafort's consulting firm.

  • The missing texts between FBI officials Peter Strzok and Lisa Page have been recovered.

  • The Doomsday Clock moved forward 30 seconds as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists called the current state of geopolitical affairs "grim." It's now 2 minutes to "midnight."

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