Watch the Mueller Report: ‘The Investigation: A Search for the Truth in Ten Acts’

Via Deadline.com: The cast for last night’s live-streamed all-star reading (from New York City’s historic Riverside Church) of The Investigation: A Search for the Truth in Ten Acts – playwright Robert Schenkkan’s adaptation of the Mueller Report – included Annette Bening, Kevin Kline, John Lithgow, Frederick Weller, Ben Mckenzie, Michael Shannon, Noah Emmerich, Justin Long, Jason Alexander, Gina Gershon, Wilson Cruz, Joel Grey, Alyssa Milano, Kyra Sedgwick, Alfre Woodard, Piper Perabo, Zachary Quinto, and Aidan Quinn.

But performers who were unable to appear in person – including Sigourney Weaver, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Mark Hamill – joined in this taped segment, outlining 10 possible acts of obstruction of justice committed by Donald Trump. Annette Bening kicks things off, with Hamill, Mark Ruffalo, Louis-Dreyfus and others each tackling a possible obstruction. Bening brings it home at the end.

Four Setbacks This Week to Trump’s Campaign to Cover Up His Finances

This has not been a good week for Donald Trump’s wide-ranging campaign to hide his personal and business finances from voters. The legal team he’s brought in specifically to prevent his finances from being made public lost two rounds in court, two banks have complied by supplying documents to a House committee and the cover-up campaign is being targeted by elected officials in New York State.

Here’s are links to four defeats to Trump’s financial cover-up campaign:

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Public Tiring of Trump’s Lies, Cabinet Ethical Lapses

58%

A new Pew Research survey finds “that a growing share of Americans say they trust what Trump says less than what previous presidents said while they were in office. Nearly six-in-ten (58%) say they trust what Trump says less than previous presidents, up from 54% last June and 51% in February 2017, shortly after he took office.” … “The public also continues to fault the ethical standards of top administration officials. Just 39% rate their ethical standards as excellent or good, while 59% say they are not good or poor.”