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Friday, October 20, 2017
David Petraeus
Flynn, Russia

#EndorseThis: Michael Flynn Is Out, But Is Gen. Petraeus On Deck?

Press secretary Sean Spicer, the M.C. Escher of bullshit, claims Flynn’s resignation “isn’t a legal issue, it’s a trust issue.” But the Stephen Colbert wonders if what Flynn did was so darn legal, then why did Trump ask for his resignation? Colbert explains,“It’s funny ‘cause it’s treason.”

February 15, 2017
Flynn, Russia

U.S. Lawmakers Seek Deeper Probe Into Flynn’s Russia Ties

U.S. lawmakers, including some leading Republicans, called for a deeper inquiry into White House ties to Russia after national security adviser Michael Flynn quit amid revelations that he had discussed U.S. sanctions on Russia with Moscow’s ambassador to the United States before Trump took office.

February 14, 2017
Russia, Watergate

National Security Adviser Flynn Resigns Over Russian Contacts

Michael Flynn submitted his resignation hours after Trump said that he was reviewing the situation and talking to Vice President Mike Pence. The national security adviser had promised Pence he had not discussed sanctions with the Russians but it was later discovered that the subject had come up.

February 14, 2017
Trump rabbit hole

Trump’s Rabbit Hole Is Getting Deeper By The Day

If you’re feeling a little like Alice in Trumpland these days, it’s no wonder. Reality has been turned upside own, grossly distorted, rendered a hall-of-mirrors hallucination.

December 2, 2016
David Petraeus

Why Is David Petraeus Even Being Considered For Secretary Of State?

David Petraeus admitted he shared classified information with his mistress, yet Donald Trump is actively considering him for secretary of state.

November 28, 2016
David Petraeus, classified leaker, considered for top position by Donald Trump

Trump Considers Petraeus – Who Pled Guilty To Classified Leaking – For Top Position

Trump insisted he wants to lock up Clinton, but he now is considering whether to appoint Petraeus to one of the most sensitive jobs in government.

November 19, 2016
Former CIA director David Petraeus speaks after leaving the Federal Courthouse in Charlotte

Four Ways The Petraeus Case Differs From Clinton’s Email Scandal

Comparisons between Clinton and Petraeus, the former CIA director who lent notebooks containing classified information to his biographer, re-emerged on Tuesday after the FBI announced that it wouldn’t recommend charges against the Democratic nominee. But these comparisons ignore how the Petraeus case differs from Clinton’s email scandal.

July 5, 2016
David Petraeus, classified leaker, considered for top position by Donald Trump

Retired General, Ex-CIA Chief David Petraeus To Receive No Further Punishment

In April, the retired four-star general was sentenced to two years of probation and fined $100,000 but was spared prison time after pleading guilty to mishandling classified information.

January 30, 2016

Benghazi Panel Continues Interviews, Surpasses Length Of 9/11 Inquiry

The committee investigating the fatal attacks in Benghazi, Libya, will interview several high-profile Obama administration officials this week, including former CIA Director David Petraeus and former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta.

January 7, 2016
David Petraeus

David Petraeus To Plead Guilty To Giving Classified Material To Mistress

David Petraeus has agreed to plead guilty for sharing classified material with Paula Broadwell.

March 3, 2015

Talk Of Petraeus Indictment Raises Legal Questions For His Ex-Paramour

David Petraeus’ former paramour may be in legal trouble, too.

January 13, 2015

Republican Petraeus Thinks Hillary Clinton Would Make ‘A Tremendous’ President Because… #BENGHAZI!

There goes that narrative. General David Petraeus — the man whom Fox News’ Roger Ailes tried to persuade to run for president as a Republican in 2012 — thinks Hillary Clinton would make “a tremendous president,” according to the new book HRC by authors Jonathan Allen and Aimee Parnes. And the reasoning from the former head […]

February 9, 2014