AG William ‘Coverup’ Barr fails to provide House Intelligence Committee with ‘missing’ counterintelligence investigation

Special Counsel Robert Mueller was tasked with two investigations. One, a criminal probe into a conspiracy (coordination) between the Trump campaign and the Russians, and the effort to obstruct that investigation. The second was a counterintelligence probe into any “kompromat” the Russians might have on Donald Trump, his family, or persons associated with his campaign … Read more

House Democrats pass bills to shore up Obamacare and to lower drug prices

The House on Thursday passed a package of health care bills that tied shoring up the Affordable Care Act aka “Obamacare” to lowering drug prices, as Democrats tried to hold Republicans — the saboteurs of Obamacare — to their campaign promises to secure coverage for pre-existing medical conditions and rein in the cost of prescription … Read more

HR 5, The Equality Act, reportedly scheduled for a floor vote Friday

The U.S. House of Representatives is reportedly scheduled for a floor vote Friday on HR 5, the Equality Act (.pdf), legislation that seeks to ban anti-LGBT discrimination by amending the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Fair Housing Act to ban anti-LGBT discrimination in employment, housing, public accommodations, jury service, education, federal programs and credit. … Read more

The madness of King Donald (and his lawyers)

Josh Marshall succinctly frames the Trump lawyers’ argument: I want to point out the common argument the President’s personal lawyers (yesterday) and the White House Counsel’s office (in today’s letter) are now making. They argue that the Congress has no legitimate oversight role with respect to the executive branch at all, a stunning argument that … Read more

Here Are the Top 3 Stories You Liked Best – by our Citizen Journalists at Blog for Arizona

You are probably aware of our fundraising effort on Facebook to keep our fact-based, informed and exclusive news stories online. We cover the news stories that the daily newspapers overlook, working on our own time. If you value the independent writing and unique stories you get every day on the Blog For Arizona, we ask … Read more