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Sunday, May 27, 2018
NATIONAL SECURITY/INTELLIGENCE
Donald Trump points to a supporter as he leaves a campaign event in an airplane hanger in Rome. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

After ‘Spy’ Briefing Flops, Trump Flips Out

Trump’s latest attempt to sink the Russia investigation completely collapsed, even with his own party — and he’s very unhappy about it.

May 27, 2018
DEVIN NUNES

Devin Nunes Smacked By Home District Backlash

Trump’s ‘chief errand boy’ is facing the first real challenge of his congressional career as voters in his home district grow tired of the clown show.

May 27, 2018
Donald Trump, Jr.

Senator Demands Don Jr. Testify Again To Address Previous Lies

Trump Jr. didn’t tell the truth when he testified to Congress. So Democratic Sen. Chris Coons is demanding Trump’s son testify about his deception in an open hearing, citing criminal statutes against his lies.

May 26, 2018
Nunes

‘Errand Boy’ Devin Nunes Was Just Told To Resign In His Hometown Paper

“Mr. Nunes is attempting to undermine the rule of law in this country.”

May 26, 2018
trump-conspiracies-2

Debunking Trump’s Litany Of Phony Conspiracies

Right-wing media help Trump spin lies about the Russia investigation, and it’ll only get worse.

May 25, 2018
Nunes

Justice Briefing On FBI Source Was Not Bipartisan

No one can come up a legitimate reason for why Devin Nunes and Trey Gowdy are receiving a private briefing on classified documents related to the Russia investigation two hours before they’re scheduled to attend a second briefing with Democrats.

May 25, 2018
Robert Mueller

Mueller Filing Reveals Manafort Case Is ‘Ongoing’ And ‘Complex’

In a filing seeking to deny the media access to documents related to Paul Manafort’s case, special counsel Robert Mueller acknowledged the breadth of his investigation.

May 25, 2018
trump

Classified Briefing Shows ‘No Evidence’ For Trump’s FBI Spy Claims

Trump’s lawyer’s “presence and statement at the outset of both meetings today was completely inappropriate,” Schiff added.

May 25, 2018
Representative Mike Pompeo (R-KS) testifies before a Senate Intelligence hearing on his nomination to head the CIA on Capitol Hill in Washington

Deep State Conspiracy? Mike Pompeo Doesn’t Believe It

Democratic Rep. Ted Lieu got Mike Pompeo to repudiate Trump’s latest conspiracy theory.

May 24, 2018
Jared Kushner

What Mueller Team Asked Kushner During 7-Hour Interview

“They were the appropriate topics that Bob Mueller and his team are looking at.”

May 24, 2018
Trump VOA

Trump’s Big Lies About The FBI Collide With The Real World

If they truly believe his paranoid whining about “the deep state conspiracy” to oust him, they’re not much interested in facts or logic.

May 23, 2018
Putin, Russian Hacks, Russia

US Considered Declaring Russia ‘State Sponsor Of Terror’

Instead, the Trump administration continued a longtime U.S. policy of treating Russia as a partner in fighting terrorism even as evidence of its misbehavior mounts.

May 22, 2018
trump-2018-it-gets-worse-2

Fox News Virtually Ignores Report On Trump Assistance By Emirate Royals

Fox News has almost entirely ignored a recent article published in The New York Times reporting that countries other than Russia may have offered to help the Trump campaign to victory in the 2016 election.

May 22, 2018
FORMER INTEL DIRECTOR REBUKES TRUMP ‘ASSAULT’ ON JUSTICE DEPARTMENT

Former Intel Director Rebukes Trump ‘Assault’ On Justice Department

‘This is not about spying on his campaign. It’s about what the Russians are doing.’

May 22, 2018
TRUMP CRONIES NAME FBI INFORMANT, CRIPPLING LAW ENFORCEMENT

Trump Cronies Name FBI Informant, Crippling Law Enforcement

The reckless move by former Trump aide Sam Nunberg, as well as Trump’s supporters at Fox News, to out a potential FBI informant was no accident.

May 21, 2018
Mueller

Democratic Senator Warns GOP Against ‘Illegal’ Effort To Reveal FBI Informant

Rep. Devin Nunes and other House Republicans could reportedly put an FBI source at risk with their requests.

May 20, 2018
New-York-Times-Building

How FBI Agents Kept Trump-Russia Probe In Secret In 2016

A new report from the New York Times shatters the right-wing conspiracies around the Russia investigation.

May 20, 2018
comey

A Typical Leak Turns into Three-Way Washington Warfare

Two former allies, James Comey and Andrew McCabe, have offered contradictory accounts of the orchestrated FBI leak that spawned a critical investigation. That means one of them has to be lying — as President Trump is happy to tweet to the world.

May 19, 2018
rudy giuliani

Even Giuliani Can’t Justify Trump’s Paranoid Theories

‘First of all, I don’t know for sure, and neither does the president.’

May 19, 2018
Press and Donald Trump

Trump Tweet Claims Mueller Probe Is ‘Illegal’

Trump lied and said that the Russia investigation from special counsel Robert Mueller is ‘illegal.’ It is not.

May 18, 2018
erik prince

Russian Billionaire’s Plane Linked To Shady Meeting In Seychelles

A new report is helping to fill the details about a meeting that may play a crucial role in the Russia investigation.

May 18, 2018
Nunes

Bipartisan Senate Verdict: Kremlin Helped Trump In 2016

“There is no doubt that Russia undertook an unprecedented effort to interfere with our 2016 elections.”

May 17, 2018
Trump aides coordinated with Russians

Judge Rejects Manafort Challenge To Mueller Indictment

The judge made it clear that the scope of special counsel Robert Mueller’s authority is wide.

May 16, 2018
hack

Can Government Protect Our Elections From Cyber-Hacking?

That conclusion is one takeaway from the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence just-released details on Russian-led cyber attacks on voting in 2016. Prior to this latest report, federal officials said 21 states had been targeted, but only one statewide voter registration database had been breached.

May 15, 2018
McCain demands Trump justify wiretapping charge

CPAC Chair Defends White House’s ‘Perfectly Logical’ Slur On McCain

The White House aide who made the comment is ‘a bit of a victim here,’ of course.

May 15, 2018