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Saturday, April 21, 2018

Debunked: Hannity’s Shameless Lies About Mueller’s Record

Reprinted with permission from MediaMatters.

Sean Hannity, the Fox News host and adviser to President Donald Trump who has turned his broadcast into a nightly attack on special counsel Robert Mueller, smeared the head of the Russia probe by referencing one of the darkest chapters in the FBI’s history on four consecutive broadcasts last week. “During Mueller’s time as a federal prosecutor in Boston, four — four men wrongfully imprisoned for decades framed by an F.B.I. informant and notorious gangster, Whitey Bulger, all while Mueller’s office looked the other way,” Hannity said in one such report last Wednesday.



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A Dozen Lawyers And Counting Have Refused To Represent Trump

Reprinted with permission from Shareblue.com

If anyone needed a stellar defense team right now, it’s Trump. But his legal search continues in vainas elite, white-collar attorneys in Washington, D.C., and around the country continue to turn down White House offers to lead Trump’s defense.

“People close to Trump contacted New York attorney Steven Molo, a former prosecutor who specializes in white collar defense and courtroom litigation,” CNN reports.

And like so many others, Molo turned Trump down.

According to multiple reports, there have now been one dozen well-known attorneys who reportedly rejected White House offers since Trump’s defense attorney, John Dowd, abruptly quit last month.…

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Why Trump Shouldn’t Attack Syria

Reprinted with permission from Creators.

When it comes to foreign affairs, the American public has two clear and powerful inclinations. The first is to control what happens beyond our borders, particularly when it comes to conflicts that gain our fickle attention. The second is to sacrifice as little as possible. We want to run the world, but we don’t want to knock ourselves out.

Donald Trump shares those preferences, but he finds them colliding with each other in Syria, where the United States has 2,000 troops fighting the Islamic State. On March 29, he promised that our men and women will “be coming out of Syria, like, very soon.…

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