GOOD MORNING, PORTLAND! Baby I don't understand just why we can't be lovers. Things are getting out of hand, trying too much, but baby we can't win. LET'S GO TO PRESS.
In another one of their wildly stupid and vengeful ideas, sources say that top Trump aides considered dumping apprehended migrants into "sanctuary cities" (you know, like Portland) and releasing them into the streets in retaliation against Democrats.
Trump reportedly considered nominating his daughter Ivanka Trump to be president of the World Bank, because he said, "she's very good with numbers." GAAAAAHHH! MAKE IT STOP!
SHENANIGANS: A political consultant has pled guilty to steering illegal Ukrainian money to Trump's inaugural committee.
Another thing we may learn from the soon-to-be-released Mueller report: How Russia targeted Bernie Sanders supporters during the 2016 election and pushed them to give their votes to Trump.
Wikileaks' Julian Assange—who was kicked out of the Ecuadorian embassy yesterday— is currently cooling his heels in a British prison and is planning on fighting extradition to the United States. Meanwhile the GOP, who would love to have Assange in an American prison, is having heartburn due to Trump's former love affair with Wikileaks.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters that he is advising all GOP Senate candidates to run by casting themselves as "the firewall that saves the country from socialism." https://t.co/KySApajmfW
— NPR Politics (@nprpolitics) April 12, 2019
Christian crybaby VP Mike Pence is crying again, this time accusing presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg of attacking his homophobic, misogynist religion. WAH-WAH-WAH.
Speaking of misogynist Christians, the GOP in various states keep trying to pass unconstitutional anti-abortion "heartbeat bills" knowing they will be overturned in an effort to get the case in front of the Supreme Court.
Uber investors are making money hand over fist, but the drivers? NOT SO MUCH.
In a challenge to Netflix, Disney's new streaming service—which features their extensive family-friendly library—will cost $7 a month, or $70 per year, and will launch on November 12.
Now let's gaze skyward to the WEATHER: A partly sunny Friday with a high of 60, to be followed by a partly wet-ish weekend!
And finally, it's FRIDAY y'all! And this is me this weekend: