episode notes for February 14, 2017: “Our opponents, the media, and the whole world will soon see—as we begin to take further actions—the powers of the President to protect our country are very substantial and will not be questioned.”- White House senior policy advisor Stephan Miller, auditioning for SNL. The sanctimonious, lying, alt-right parade continues.
Meanwhile, BAD NEWS ON the Dakota Access pipeline front. The AP is reporting that A U.S. federal judge on Monday denied a request by Native American tribes seeking to halt construction of the final link in the Dakota Access Pipeline, the controversial project that has sparked months of protests by activists aimed at stopping the 1,170-mile line.
Also on the show today—as Donald Trump asks for and gets Mike Flynn’s resignation over revelations that Flynn lied about his conversations with the Russian ambassador about Russian sanctions in December, what did Trump know, and when did he know it?