In other news, the pro-Trump Rebuilding America Now super PAC is also under investigation by federal prosecutors who apparently have reason to believe Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the UAE funneled money into the PAC using straw donors.
Meanwhile, Maria Butina claimed her Russian gun group signed a "cooperation agreement" with the NRA all the way back in 2013 according to an exclusive report from Mother Jones.
Finally, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has signed the GOP's power grab bills into law. That includes the provision that will free recipients of taxpayer subsidies from having to prove they're actually creating jobs.
Merry Christmas, Foxconn!
Here are some other stories I didn't get to this week:
Customs and Border Protection reportedly paid $13.6 million to a hiring firm that only hired 2 people.
The Trump regime is taking steps to deport Vietnam war refugees who've been here since before I was even born.
Agricultural Secretary Sonny Purdue has no idea what's going on with the farm subsidies he's suppose to oversee.
U.S. Greenhouse gas emissions are rising again after several years of steady decline.
Former HUD Secretary Julian Castro has launched an exploratory committee to run for president in 2020.
Kentucky's Supreme Court has struck down Governor Matt Bevin's anti-pension law that cut current benefits and cut pensions entirely for new teachers.
The Trump regime cut funding for a fetal tissue research project that was searching for a cure for HIV.
The Trump regime has started unofficially blocking DACA recipients from getting approval from home loans even if they have all the necessary funding and paperwork.
Johnson and Johnson has apparently known that their baby powder contains asbestos for decades.
And Facebook is sorry, once again, that third party apps may have accessed the private photos of nearly 7 million people. Delete Facebook.
Have a good weekend.
Update... Trump has chosen unhinged yokel Mick Mulvaney as his next chief of staff