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Saturday, June 23, 2018
National Security

Mueller Concerned Over Potential Jury Taint In Manafort Trial

Some potential jurors may even be biased against the defendant due to media exposure.

June 22, 2018
Michael Cohen

Cohen Resigns From RNC As He Reportedly Prepares To Flip

As CNN reports, Cohen has told friends he’s “willing to give investigators information on President Trump.”

June 21, 2018

How Republicans Went Soft On Communism

For decades, the Russians and Chinese dispatched spies and enlisted American sympathizers to try to harm the United States and tilt its policies in their favor.

June 19, 2018
Trump, Trade War, Jobs

Giving Aid And Comfort To America’s Adversaries

With his toxic amalgam of incompetence and thin-skinned emotional reactions, Trump gives aid and comfort to those who would diminish America’s standing in the world, especially the communist dictatorship in China and the land-grabbing czar in Russia.

June 12, 2018

George (Mr. Kellyanne) Conway Destroys Trump’s Argument Against Special Counsel

In a new article for Lawfare, George Conway dismantles the argument that special counsel Robert Mueller’s appointment is unconstitutional — one of Trump’s recent attacks on the Russia investigation.

June 12, 2018

Our Not So Great But Infinite War

You may not have noticed. There’s no reason why you should have, fixated as we all are on the daily torrent of presidential tweets and the flood of mindless rejoinders they elicit.

June 11, 2018

Top GOP Senator Hints Trump Must Fire Giuliani

The Trump team has a new and pathetically desperate legal theory that no one else is buying.

June 5, 2018
trump, putin

Trump Is Planning To Hold A Summit With Putin: Report

The meeting does not yet have a time or date for the summit, according to the report, but Ambassador John Huntsman has been working with the Kremlin to lay the necessary groundwork.

June 3, 2018

Top NSC Staffer Recruited From Anti-Muslim Hate Group

Fred Fleitz, the new chief of staff for national security advisor John Bolton, comes from an anti-Muslim hate group and has fearmongered about Muslims during his numerous appearances on right-wing media outlets.

June 2, 2018
Canada's PM Trudeau delivers a statement on Parliament Hill in

Canadian PM Trudeau Blasts Trump Tariffs

Asked what he thought Trump wanted with these heavy-handed tactics, Trudeau offered a surprising answer: “I don’t know.”

June 2, 2018
Trump's children to run blind trust and transition team

New Evidence Of Don Jr. Meeting With Top Russian

The Spanish government had reportedly wiretapped an ally of Vladimir Putin who went on to meet with Trump Jr.

May 29, 2018
Michael Cohen

Cohen Business Partner Flips — Is He Next?

The remarks came after a business associate of the president’s lawyer apparently flipped and cooperated with the government.

May 23, 2018
Donald Trump talking

Indignant Over Hillary’s Server, Trump Is Still Using Unsecured Cell Phone

Trump made a lot of noise about the security vulnerabilities of Hillary Clinton’s private email server. But when it comes to his own phone, he’s suddenly unconcerned.

May 22, 2018
Kushner, Trump, Nepotism

Qatari Entity May Bail Out Kushner Company

The senior adviser to the president comes under scrutiny for his family business — again.

May 18, 2018

North Korea Threatens To Dump Trump Summit

The regime has already suspended talks with South Korea, according to multiple reports.

May 16, 2018
Trump, Media

With New Ebola Outbreak, Trump Cripples Global Health Security Team

As a new Ebola outbreak was declared on Tuesday, Trump called to rescind emergency outbreak funding and the White House abruptly disbanded its global health security team.

May 13, 2018

Former CIA Director Denounces ‘Dangerous’ Pullout From Iran Deal

Former CIA Director John Brennan blasted Trump’s decision to walk away from the Iran nuclear deal as ‘fundamentally wrong’ and a ‘dangerous, dangerous act.’

May 9, 2018
Trump, ethics

A Nobel Peace Prize For Trump?

Appearing before foreign service officers and other employees at the State Department on Wednesday, Donald Trump commended them for faithfully performing their most important task — applauding him.

May 7, 2018

Report: NRA Insiders Bracing For Probe Of Russian Connection

The NRA’s precautions could be little more than due diligence as the group faces inquiries from congressional investigators and the media about its relationship with Torshin. But the feeling among some officials internally is that the group appears to be readying for an investigation.

April 28, 2018
North Korea

Huge Obstacles May Thwart North Korea Deal

North Korea has reportedly agreed going into the talks to accept the U.S. military presence, but it remains to be seen if the U.S. will agree to alter its military posture and force structure from one of war preparation to a goal of non-aggression.

April 27, 2018
Trump on the attack against news media

Now Trump Calls North Korean Dictator ‘Very Honorable’

Trump has spent more than a year provoking North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un with childish taunts, but on Tuesday he declared the brutal dictator “very honorable.” At an expanded bilateral meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron, Trump spoke before cameras on a variety of subjects, including his upcoming summit with Kim.

April 25, 2018

Trump Tweets And Slurs Help Comey Sell 600,000 Books

The Trump White House continues to do an amazing job helping writers sell books that slam the Trump White House. And former FBI Director James Comey is the latest beneficiary. In January, Michael Wolff’s exposé “Fire and Fury” painted a devastating portrait of Trump and his administration. The book has sold an astonishing two million copies to date, thanks in part to incessant attacks and weeks of free publicity from the White House.

April 25, 2018

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

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.

April 20, 2018

McConnell Says Republicans Won’t Protect Mueller From Trump

A growing number of Republican lawmakers have endorsed legislation to protect Mueller in recent days following the president’s fury over the federal raid on his attorney Michael Cohen. Neil Cavuto, the Fox News host who interviewed McConnell, pointed this fact out to the majority leader.

April 18, 2018
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump departs after he was deposed for a lawsuit involving partners in a restaurant venture at offices in Washington, U.S. June 16, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

A Dozen Lawyers And Counting Have Refused To Represent Trump

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

April 17, 2018