At the urging of Republicans in Congress, the Trump Justice Department has reopened a blatantly political investigation of the Clinton Foundation. According to The Hill newspaper, Trump administration officials say that the investigation resumed “months ago,” and that prosecutors are again examining “pay to play” allegations that foundation donors received special treatment while Hillary Clinton […]
Why do great civilizations fall? Is it political corruption, overextended militaries, or even public health crises? For future historians’, the most convincing explanation for America’s fall, should Donald Trump end up her author and finisher: bad journalism.
If Clinton arrived at the White House with open and boundless business conflicts, how would the press cover that story? What kind of outraged, lecturing tone would journalist take? Now treat the Trump story the same way.
The reports leave little doubt that Fox News is acting as “the pipeline for the fifth column inside the bureau” that is publicly seeking to influence the election.
The FBI was reportedly trying to build an investigation into the Clinton Foundation around claims made in ‘Clinton Cash’ , a right-wing book riddled with errors written by a Republican activist with a history of bogus reporting.
For conservative funders seeking to take down the most formidable Democratic presidential contender, Schweizer offered not just audacity and experience but his own nonprofit. As president of the Government Accountability Institute in Tallahassee, Florida, he could accept millions of dollars in tax-exempt funds for research, promotion, and expenses (including his $200,000 annual salary) from foundations and individuals. And unlike the Clintons, who had disclosed decades of tax returns and more than 300,000 foundation donors, Schweizer didn’t have to reveal any of his funders.
Before Donald Trump appointed Stephen K. Bannon as his presidential campaign’s “CEO’ this week, he was known in media and political circles as the abrasive chief of Breitbart.com — the right-wing website that increasingly reflects white nationalist ideology. Over the past few several years, however, Bannon has also chaired a shadowy nonprofit group in Tallahassee, […]
The test of time? A conservative estimate of the amount of taxpayer treasure wasted on “investigating” Whitewater – a money-losing venture that ended years before Bill Clinton ran for president – is around $100 million.
It is now clear that Gowdy prefers to leak the Blumenthal testimony to smear both Clinton and the witnesss he claims to be protecting.
Fiorina’s nonstop criticism of the Clintons comes after years of association with the Clintons’ foundation through her own philanthropic work.
The swirl of innuendo and accusation currently dogging the Clintons is nothing more than conspiracy theories touted by the same newspapers that promoted the Whitewater hoax and cheered on Kenneth Starr.
National Memo editor-in-chief Joe Conason appeared with David Frum of The Atlantic on Both Sides Now, a weekly radio show hosted by Mark Green, to debate the Clintons.
Has Washington learned nothing from Whitewater? The Clintons have spent their entire political lives in the capital dogged by one fake scandal after another.
When you hear loud braying about the Clinton Foundation, remember that these same pundits (and newspapers) once insisted that Whitewater was a huge and terrible scandal.
After each of Hillary Clinton’s campaign events, a large group of reporters gathers on one side of the room and shouts questions at her. She rarely responds.
Like countless people before him, Frank Giustra’s first meeting with Bill Clinton was a life-altering event indelibly etched in his memory.
Republicans and conservatives have a brand problem. Their presidential campaign will only aggravate it as candidates are forced to double-down on an ideology that is in danger of decline.
A new book looks to mire the Clinton Global Initiative’s fiscal dealings, arousing the curiosity of GOP lawmakers. Hillary’s campaign website posted a “Fact Checking” page in response.
Today, Richard Mellon Scaife’s role is played by the secretive financiers of Clinton-bashing author Peter Schweizer — namely, the Koch brothers and their network.
The media coverage of “Clinton Cash,” shows that old the “Clinton rules” are back: all innuendo and guilt-by-association, murky insinuations and few facts.