National Enquirer Pecker Turns on Trump

By |August 23rd, 2018|

National Enquirer Pecker Turns on Trump “Holy shit, I thought Pecker would be the last one to turn,” a Trump friend told me when I brought up the news. Trump and Pecker have been close for years. According to the Trump friend, Pecker regularly flew on Trump’s plane from New York to Florida. [...]

All Trump’s Guilty Men: Manafort on 8 Counts, Cohen Admits “Influencing Election” in 2016

By |August 21st, 2018|

All Trump's Guilty Men: Manafort on 8 Counts, Cohen Admits "Influencing Election" in 2016 Mr. Cohen told a judge in United States District Court in Manhattan that the payment was “for the principal purpose of influencing the election” for president in 2016. [New York Times] THE CAMPAIGN finance violation that Michael Cohen admitted [...]

Omarosa’s ‘Unhinged’, Trump Squeals ‘Squirrel’ *Updated*

By |August 16th, 2018|

Omarosa's 'Unhinged', Trump Squeals 'Squirrel' When I warned Mr. Bortnikov that Russian interference in our election was intolerable and would roil United States-Russia relations for many years, he denied Russian involvement in any election, in America or elsewhere, with a feigned sincerity that I had heard many times before. President Vladimir Putin of [...]

Women with Murderous Intent Collide in New Thrillers

By |August 12th, 2018|

Hot Copy: Women with Murderous Intent Collide in New Thrillers The past decade or so has seen the rise of a new cohort of women thriller writers — in addition to Abbott, there’s Gillian Flynn, Paula Hawkins, and Ruth Ware, among others — whose works not only place female killers in a central [...]

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GOP Epic Fail, While Democratic Women, and Missouri, Make History

By |August 8th, 2018|

GOP Epic Fail, While Democratic Women, and Missouri, Make History photo: via Beto O'Rourke on Twitter [public domain] In both Franklin County, which includes Columbus, and Delaware County, the fast-growing suburb just north of Ohio’s capital, 42 percent of voters turned out. But in the five more lightly populated counties that round out [...]

Explosive Tweet on Clinton Dirt Meeting Exposes Trump, Don Jr. Jeopardy

By |August 6th, 2018|

Explosive Tweet on Clinton Dirt Meeting Exposes Trump, Don Jr. Jeopardy IT WAS paramount in the Russia meeting to get Clinton dirt. Don, Jr. felt invincible, it seems. Untouchable. Crimes didn't matter. Clinton dirt from Russians was the goal. Tangled in lies, there is no way out. From the New York Times Numerous [...]

Mic-Drop by DNI Coats as Trump Unravels Bigly

By |August 3rd, 2018|

Mic-Drop by DNI Coats as Trump Unravels Biglyphoto: Instagram, Trump (public domain) BEFORE TRUMP is guaranteed in Bedminster, New Jersey, he ordered the national security secretaries from the FBI to DNI, to appear in the White House briefing room. It did not go as planned. While Bolton said Trump raised the issue during [...]

New on Kindle Unlimited, An Arousing Psychological Thriller Series

By |July 28th, 2018|

New on Kindle Unlimited, An Arousing Psychological Thriller Series Amazon introduced a new Kindle feature on Wednesday: Termed "buy for others," the feature lets users buy multiple copies of an ebook, allowing authors to purchase review copies for their fans. [Forbes] THRILLERS, I write. So, some news. The Beltway Series is new on [...]

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The Furious Elizabeth Warren

By |July 23rd, 2018|

The Furious Elizabeth Warren “I’m optimistic,” she said to me over that lunch. “But I’m furious.” - Senator Elizabeth Warren READ the article on the furious Elizabeth Warren by Rebecca Traister. The opinions reliably fall into three categories. There are those — often political reporters and longtime Democratic denizens — who remind me [...]

“For the People” Proves Dems Haven’t Learned A Thing

By |July 20th, 2018|

"For the People" Proves Dems Haven't Learned A Thing President Trump’s longtime lawyer, Michael D. Cohen, secretly recorded a conversation with Mr. Trump two months before the presidential election in which they discussed payments to a former Playboy model who said she had an affair with Mr. Trump, according to lawyers and others [...]