Donald Trump is about to crow at a West Virginia over getting that state's icky, business-mogul governor to switch from the Democratic to the Republican party (he was elected as a Dem a year ago), but I think the news that Mueller has empaneled a grand jury and seems to be ramping up and expanding his investigation is a lot more meaningful. Keep reading ...
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“Let's meet face to face and you tell me I'm not worthy. Transgender doesn't matter. Do your service ... Being transgender doesn't affect anyone else. We are liberty's light. If you can't defend that for everyone that's an American citizen, that's not right.” — Kristin Beck, trans vet. Keep reading for more on this and five more news items of the day ...
Joe.My.God.: Trump thinks Obamacare has been laying waste to the U.S for 17 years. Lady behind him has eyebrows that qualify as pre-existing condition:
The Guardian: Jared Kushner closed a real estate deal with the firm of a Russian oligarch that's cited in a money-laundering case. Curiouser, curiouser.
Huff Post: Trump shamelessly uses Boy Scout jamboree to humiliate Price, demand Obamacare repeal votes, ask boys to cheer him/boo Obama.
DListed: Justin Bieber just did to his fans what China recently did to him.
Towleroad: Elton John tells Prince Harry about how great an AIDS advocate his late mom Diana was.
OMG Blog: A chat with James McAvoy about shaving his pubes.
Yahoo! Finance: Trump attempts to set the parameters of the Russia probe, says Mueller delving into his finances would be “crossing a red line.” Obstruction.
Vanity Fair: Mueller is subpoenaing info from Deutsche Bank, the massive entity with ties to Russia that has repeatedly loaned Trump cash — when others wouldn't.
NewNowNext: Could Grease 2 (1982) really be cooler than Grease (1978)?!
National Portrait Gallery: A reader, Charles, just sent me a rave review of Marlene Dietrich: Dressed for the Image, at the National Portrait Gallery until April 15, 2018.
CNN: Intel chiefs tell Mueller's investigators Trump suggested they publicly deny any collusion between his campaign and Russia.
What do you call a bill that strips away protections for people—incl. kids—w/ preexisting conditions, like cancer? Say it with me now, MEAN! pic.twitter.com/SiiPoAjENC— Sen. Al Franken (@SenFranken) June 21, 2017
Huff Post: Senate's Trumpcare bill slashes Medicaid by more than the House version, totally defunds Planned Parenthood.
The bill Republicans announced today is even worse than expected and by far the most harmful piece of legislation I've seen in my lifetime. https://t.co/EIVIdTKY1x— Bernie Sanders (@SenSanders) June 22, 2017
Crime Watch Daily: Trans woman menaced by bat-wielding man in the Bronx feared for her life.
DListed: Two Cosby jurors were immobile when it came to considering convicting him.
OMG Blog: Ginger, Katya and Alaska give merciless drag names to Steve Bannon, Jeff Sessions, Ted Cruz, Ben Carson and more.
The Kilted Coaches: Those adorable Kilted Coaches show more than ever for Pride. Watch, after the jump ...
OMG Blog: This trailer for Anything, showing Matt Bomer as a trans prostitute, is PAINFULLY awkward.
Most honest people I know are not under FBI investigation, let alone two. https://t.co/UcSmSA5aTj— Kellyanne Conway (@KellyannePolls) October 29, 2016
ABC News: UPS shooter had reportedly fired a grievance over excessive overtime, had mental illness history.
ExtraTV: YouTube star Austin Jones arrested on two counts of child-porn production for soliciting sexual videos from minors.
Crime Watch Daily: Actor Corey Sligh indicted on federal child-molestation charges stemming from incidents in two states.
YouTube @ Bryan Hawn: Bryan Hawn unveils a dramatic Wonderful World that could play during a Hunger Games procession, after the jump ...
Rod Rosenstein, the acting FBI director, has appointed a former FBI director as special prosecutor to oversee the Trump/Russia probe.
Just for fun, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-California) said — on tape, way back in 2016, before Trump/Russia was a thing — he thought that “Putin pays Trump.”
He, uh, now says he was just joshin'.
Trump whined at today's U.S. Coast Guard commencement ceremony that no politician has been more badly mistreated than he. (Harvey Milk might beg to differ.)
Would be funny if the investigation concluded the Russian ties were murky, but that Trump definitely obstructed justice.