Fair housing groups fight Trump administration in court over housing segregation rule

Fair housing advocates asked a federal judge on Thursday to reinstate a key element of an Obama-era rule combating housing segregation that the Trump administration rolled back in May. The coalition of fair housing advocacy organizations and New York State are suing the Department of Housing and…

White House Bans CNN Reporter from Event

–The White House bans CNN reported Kaitlan Collins from an event after she asked so-called “inappropriate questions” of Trump in the Oval Office earlier in the day -Become a Member: https://www.davidpakman.com/membership -Become a Patron: https://www.patreon.com/davidpakmanshow -Follow David on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/dpakman -Follow David on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/david.pakman…

57% Of Dems Want Candidates More Like Bernie

The polling firm asked: “Do you wish the candidates who run for Congress this year will be more or less like Bernie Sanders?” A full 57 percent of Democratic respondents said “more like Bernie Sanders” in response. Sixteen percent said less while 27 percent responded…

The World Cup has been a soft power coup for Putin

If you were asked to describe Russia, there’s a good chance that you might choose one of the following words; big, scary, dysfunctional. But for the million-plus soccer fans who traveled to the country for the World Cup (myself included), “scary and dysfunctional” are probable…

GOP senator insists Trump meant the exact opposite of what he said on camera hours earlier

During a Fox News interview on Tuesday, Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) was asked to respond to controversial comments President Trump made earlier in the day about his upcoming meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Gardner responded by flatly denying Trump actually meant what he said….

Lawmakers request investigation into Scott Pruitt’s alleged use of secret schedules

Two House Democrats asked the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Inspector General’s Office on Thursday to immediately launch an investigation into whether agency chief Scott Pruitt violated the Federal Records Act. The lawmakers — Reps. Don Beyer (D-VA) and Ted Lieu (D-CA) — pointed to recent reports…

No, Dave Rubin Didn’t Try to Get David to “Switch Sides”

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Milo: I Can’t Wait For People To ‘Start Gunning Journalists Down’

Milo Yiannopoulos has started issuing reporters threatening messages when asked to comment for stories. “I can’t wait for the vigilante squads to start gunning journalists down on sight,” the right-wing nationalist told Observer over text message, in response to a longer feature in development about…

Convicted felon and GOP candidate equates sobbing immigrant children to kids at daycare

Convicted felon and GOP congressional candidate Michael Grimm was asked Tuesday to comment about a heart-wrenching audio recording of young immigrant children sobbing and screaming for their parents, and suggested it was not dissimilar from a preschool.  Grimm — who doesn’t have children of his…

Minneapolis police regularly used ‘date rape drug’ on people in custody, report finds

Police in Minneapolis asked medical responders to inject people with ketamine, a powerful sedative, even if they were already restrained in handcuffs or strapped to a gurney, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported. The newspaper, which obtained a copy of the city’s civil rights review on…