Survivor, White House Edition

The lawyer representing the adult film star Stormy Daniels alleges that some of the accusations she’s making against President Donald Trump occurred while Trump was in office. [CNN]

JEFF SESSIONS had to do it.

He fired Andrew McCabe close to 24 hours before retirement.

It’s hard to forget the FBI’s demeanor toward Hillary Clinton, and what McCabe allegedly did rose to a fireable offense according to the Inspector General. But this is Trump squeezing Sessions to watch another man twist. A man who has protected our country and exhibited heroism throughout his career, according to reports. McCabe isn’t going quietly.

From NBC News

In statement released after the firing was announced, McCabe said: “This attack on my credibility is one part of a larger effort not just to slander me personally, but to taint the FBI, law enforcement, and intelligence professionals more generally. It is part of this Administration’s ongoing war on the FBI and the efforts of the Special Counsel investigation, which continue to this day. Their persistence in this campaign only highlights the importance of the Special Counsel’s work.”

Losing a pension will rub a lot of people wrong.

Steve Schmidt speaks for me…

Let’s hope the law of attraction is operable … because the latest accusations from Stormy Daniels’ attorney played out all day Friday. It began on “Morning Joe” and went viral.

Trump has fled jourisdiction to federal court because he hopes the judges are friendlier. It’s broadside intimidation as Trump also contends Ms. Daniels now owes him $20 million for the breach of contract.

Ms. Daniels is a serious threat if what her lawyer contends is true. If she was threatened physically, and if some of the behavior being alleged happened during Trump’s presidency, he has a lot to lose.

It may be why Trump upped the stakes. He hired the lawyer who crushed Gawker.

What I want to know is why any woman would sign a non-disclosure agreement with a billionaire for $130,000.