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GOP Disaster as Trump Ryan pull bill

Republicans Refusing To Continue Trump Investigation

Republicans are refusing to name new witnesses in the Congressional investigation into the Trump campaign’s alleged collusion with Russia during the 2016 election and may be prematurely winding down the probe, according to the ranking Democrat in the House Intelligence Committee.

December 18, 2017
Obamacare

Despite Attacks, Trump Says He Won’t Fire Special Counsel

Amid increasing Republican attacks on Robert S. Mueller III over the scope and impartiality of his investigation of Russian campaign meddling, President Donald Trump denied on Sunday that he had any intention of firing the special counsel.

December 18, 2017
Robert Mueller

Rep.: Trump Could Fire Mueller Next Week

Democratic Congresswoman Jackie Spier said Friday the “rumor on the Hill” is that President Donald Trump intends to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller next week when Congress is gone for the holidays.

December 17, 2017

Wall Street Journal Disproves Mueller Smear

Fox News’ smear campaign against special counsel Robert Mueller just hit a major stumbling block thanks to information unearthed by the Wall Street Journal. Ironically, the conservative Journal is owned by Rupert Murdoch, who also owns Fox.

December 15, 2017
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Judiciary Dem Issues Dire Warning: GOP Is Plotting To Let Trump Fire Mueller

That was the undeniable take-away from the House Judiciary Committee’s Wednesday hearing. During his testimony, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was pressured relentlessly by Republicans who used to be pro-law and order but now use the FBI and the DOJ as a political punching bag.

December 14, 2017

Panicked Trump Lawyers Demand ‘Special Counsel’ Probe Of Mueller

Dropping the façade that special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation poses no real threat to Donald Trump, and that the probe into Russia collusion is likely to end quickly and without concern for the White House, Trump’s attorneys have suddenly switched gears.

December 13, 2017

Unhinged Texas Pol Threatens ‘Civil War’ Over ‘Coup’

Congressional Republicans continue to circle the wagons around Donald Trump as the Russia investigation heats up and the list of indictments and convictions grows. Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert is the latest to make ridiculous and incendiary remarks while trying to throw completely specious suspicion on special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation.

December 13, 2017
Memo

Nearing The End Game: The 6 Phases Of Trump’s Plan To Fire Robert Mueller

President Trump is now ready, willing and able to fire special prosecutor Robert Muller. It’s a matter of when, not if. The warning signs have been accumulating since Trump decided not to fire Mueller last summer, and now alarm bells are ringing.

December 13, 2017

As Impeachment Gains Momentum, Pelosi Is Skeptical

“It’s time for the American public to ponder the gravity and consequences of the scandal engulfing the White House,” writes CNN commentator Errol Louis. “We know Trump has been trying in every way possible to deny, delay or discredit efforts by the Justice Department to ferret out the connections between the administration and a hostile foreign power.”

December 12, 2017
Trump, Twitter

Trump Triumphs Over His Appeasers

Donald Trump knows the story of Winston Churchill, whose judgment was: “Chamberlain had the choice between war and shame. Now he has chosen shame — he’ll get war later.” A year later, he was proved right. But the lesson Trump learned from World War II is that aggression can pay off.

December 11, 2017
Trump_victory_speech

9 New And Crazy Revelations About Unhinged Trump

On Saturday, the New York Times offered a lengthy look at Donald Trump’s presidency from the inside with an article informed by “60 [presidential] advisers, associates, friends and members of Congress.”

December 11, 2017
Donald Trump, Jr.

Trump Jr. Rebuffs Questions At House Hearing

Donald Trump Jr. refused to answer questions from lawmakers Wednesday about conversations he had with his father, then-presidential candidate Donald Trump, about his controversial Trump Tower meeting with Russian operatives in June 2016.

December 7, 2017
Mike Flynn offered National Security Adviser post in Trump cabinet

Whistleblower Revealed Flynn’s Russian Nuclear Deal

Michael Flynn sent a text to a business partner as President Donald Trump was delivering his inaugural address last January that a joint plan between Russia and Flynn’s business allies to build nuclear power plants in the Middle East was “good to go.”

December 7, 2017
Trump rabbit hole

Carl Bernstein: Trump’s Behavior Is More ‘Egregious’ Than Nixon’s

Veteran reporter Carl Bernstein, best known for his journalism during President Richard Nixon’s Watergate scandal, told CNN’s Anderson Cooper that President Donald Trump’s “authoritarian” behavior is more blatant than Nixon’s abuse of power.

December 6, 2017
FBI

After Implicating Himself On Twitter, Trump Desperately Lashes Out At FBI, Clinton

On Saturday, Trump made what appeared to be an extraordinary admission that he knew Flynn was guilty of lying to the FBI when he fired Flynn, which would mean he also knew that when he pressed then-FBI Director James Comey to drop the Flynn investigation.

December 4, 2017
Russia

Did NRA Secretly Push Trump-Putin Connection?

A member of the National Rifle Association (NRA) with Russian ties reportedly invited Donald Trump to the Kremlin by request of President Vladimir Putin last year in a bid to set up a meeting between the candidate and Russian leader before the election.

December 4, 2017
Trump

New Emails: Trump Official Wrote Russians Had “Thrown Election” To Him

Former Trump National Security Adviser Michael Flynn’s guilty plea on Friday has resulted in a new torrent of reporting on Donald Trump and his team’s involvement in Flynn’s actions, including a new piece from The New York Times that reveals a disturbing set of emails among the Trump transition team — one that could have far-reaching implications.

December 3, 2017
Trump Tower

Protesters Chant ‘Lock Him Up’ At Trump In New York

Protesters greeted President Trump’s motorcade in New York City with chants of “lock him up” on Saturday—echoing the slogan Trump used on the campaign trail about his presidential rival, Hillary Clinton. Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the restaurant where Trump is to hold a fundraiser Saturday…

December 3, 2017
Mueller

Will Trump Fire Mueller?

After President Donald Trump’s former national security advisor, Michael Flynn, admitted to lying to the FBI on Friday, special counsel Robert Mueller has been under the spotlight. Senator Richard Blumenthal warned on Friday during on a segment of MSNBC’s All In With Chris Hayes, that Congress must protect special counsel Mueller from being fired by Trump.

December 3, 2017
Trump, New York Times, Russia

Trump May Have Just Admitted To Obstruction Of Justice. On Twitter.

Early Saturday afternoon, Trump took to Twitter and promptly blurted out that he knew former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty Friday to making false statements to the FBI, had lied to investigators while he was working in the White House.

December 3, 2017
Trump, Alternative Facts, Lies

Trump Impeachment Odds Soar After Flynn Deal

The odds of Donald Trump becoming just the third president in U.S. history to be impeached have soared following news Friday that Michael Flynn has pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI and is cooperating with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation.

December 2, 2017
Whiter

Jared Kushner Can’t Pass His Security Clearance Probe

Jared Kushner is a security risk embedded in the West Wing since he still hasn’t passed a comprehensive background investigation required of anyone seeking a permanent security clearance—and no one will question the president’s decision to put his son-in-law in a crucial government role, experts and officials told Newsweek.

December 2, 2017
Mueller

Mueller Will Question White House Counsel About Trump

Investigators will likely question McGahn to determine whether there was “corrupt intent” such as firing Comey specifically to put a halt to the investigation into whether his campaign colluded with Russians to influence the 2016 presidential election, experts say.

November 29, 2017
Flynn, Russia

How Michael Flynn Subverted Our Democracy

When he started investigating General Michael T. Flynn, Special Counsel Robert Mueller concentrated on his income and undisclosed contacts with Russian officials. Now, however, Mueller’s investigation has broadened to include Flynn’s business with Turkey.

November 28, 2017

Former AG Says Trump’s Justice Department Is Troubling

Former Attorney General Eric Holder had a clear warning for Donald Trump and Jeff Sessions on Friday: “resignations, investigations, public outcries” could all soon occur if the wall separating the White House and the Justice Department continues to be lowered.

November 26, 2017