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Trump Goes On Another Twitter Rant, This Time About The Russia Investigation

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And he’s blaming everyone BUT Russia

You would think someone would have removed President Trump's access to Twitter by now, but the commander-in-chief is still tweeting up a storm—this time about his involvement (or lack thereof, according to him) in Russia's interference in the 2016 elections.

Last week, the Department of Justice charged Russian nationals for allegedly meddling with the elections, and yesterday, National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster said the evidence is "incontrovertible." Trump has since tried to distance himself from the whole thing (despite saying that he believed Putin when he denied Russia's involvement last fall) in a series of tweets where he seemingly attacked everyone but Russia.

Previously, POTUS referred to allegations that Russia tampered with the 2016 elections as a "hoax," but since last week's developments, he has tried to clarify what he meant, claiming that "the Russian “hoax” was that the Trump campaign colluded with Russia."

Trump's tweets are unsettling and erratic, and in an attempt to remove his name from the conversation, he seemingly has dug himself deeper into the controversy. It's also telling that the only entity that doesn't receive his fury is Russia—he places blame on Obama, his critics, and even his supporters instead.

It's also worth noting that in his tweets, Trump claims that California Representative Adam Schiff (who is also on the House Intelligence Committee) is now blaming the Obama administration for Russia's meddling, but that's not the whole story. Schiff addressed the tweets on CNN's State of the Union, explaining, "I've said all along that I thought the Obama administration should have done more ... They were very wary of appearing to be putting their hand on the scale of the election." He also added that, "none of that is an excuse for this president to sit on his hands."

Cardi B, Avril Lavigne, and so much more

Every weekend, we bring you #SOUNDCHECK—your destination for the best of the best new music that hit the web over the course of the week. Because you should always be prepared when someone passes you that AUX cord. This week's round features 21 of our favorite emerging and established artists including Cardi B, Avril Lavigne, Tacocat, and so many more. Turn up, tune in, and tune out.

"Please Me" - Cardi B and Bruno Mars
"Please Me" will pair perfectly with all of the Valentine's Day candy you just bought on clearance. Trust me, there couldn't be a more perfect time to listen to this ultra-'90s R&B track.

Head Above Water - Avril Lavigne
I'm honestly jealous of whomever Avril is singing about on "Goddess."

Tacocat - Grains of Salt [OFFICIAL VIDEO] www.youtube.com

"Grains of Salt" - Tacocat
When I realized Tacocat was back, I literally turned around at my desk and yelled. It's a miracle.

"Can I Talk" - Caleb Steph
Caleb Steph's debut single proves that he's ready for the spotlight.

Betty - Betty Who
"You better recognize/ That you're wasting all my time" from "The One" is my new favorite response to every "photographer" on Tinder.

"Butterfly" - Kehlani
The only thing more beautiful than this cover art is Kehlani's voice.

SASAMI - Free (feat. Devendra Banhart) (Official Video) www.youtube.com

"Free" - SASAMI feat. Devendra Banhart
I would have never predicted a SASAMI and Devendra Banhart collaboration, but I am 100 percent not complaining.

Rex Orange County - New House www.youtube.com

"New House" - Rex Orange County
Alex O'Connor never fails to impress me with his soulful bedroom pop, and "New House" is no exception.

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"Cuz I Love You" - Lizzo
Distorted guitar paired with Lizzo's belting vocals? Chills, literally. She did that!

"Heads Gonna Roll" - Jenny Lewis
Like if Stevie Nicks' voice met Father John Misty's lyrics.

"Get Well" - Donna Missal
Donna Missal tells me everything I needed to hear about breakups on "Get Well."

"Patient" - Monica Martin
Sultry and sweet.

"Whorey Heart" - TeaMarr
TeaMarrr's bouncy new song is an excellent roast of the kind of fuckboi we all know and hate.

"Ice Me Out (Remix)" - Kash Doll
Kash Doll shows that she knows her way around a beat on "Ice Me Out."

"Lips of Lips" - Tiffany Young
Definitely catch me driving around with my windows down this summer blaring "Lips on Lips."