Trump calls for investigation into Obama’s Netflix dealgets memed instead

President Donald Trump sparked a flurry of jokes and memes Monday morning after he suggested that lawmakers investigate former President Barack Obamas book deal and agreement with Netflix, signing off a tweet with Obama Netflix? Last year, the Obamas announced that they agreed to a production deal with Netflix. In April, it was revealed what projects their production company would be working on. In 2017, the Obamas also agreed to a book deal with Penguin Random House. The deals seemed to be on Trumps mind on Monday, as he tweeted about it four times. House Judiciary has given up on the Mueller Report, sadly for them after two years and $40,000,000 spent ZERO COLLUSION, ZERO OBSTRUCTION. So they say, OK, …

Higher Ground Labs is betting tech can help sway the 2020 elections for Democrats

When Shomik Dutta and Betsy Hoover first met in 2007, he was coordinating fundraising and get-out-the-vote efforts for Barack Obama’s first presidential campaign and she was a deputy field director for the campaign. Over the next two election cycles the two would become part of an organizing and fundraising team that transformed the business of politics through its use of technology — supposedly laying the groundwork for years of Democratic dominance in organizing, fundraising, polling and grassroots advocacy. Then came Donald J. Trump and the 2016 election. For both Dutta and Hoover, the 2016 outcome was a wake-up call against complacency. What had worked for the Democratic party in 2008 and 2012 wasn’t going to be effective in future election …