Grand Jury Indicts 13 Russians for ‘Information Warfare’ Amid New Playboy Sex Scandal

By |February 16th, 2018|

Grand Jury Indicts 13 Russians for 'Information Warfare' Amid New Playboy Sex Scandal RUSSIANS have been indicted in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe looking into foreign interference in the 2016 election. The full indictment is here. From CNBC The indictment says that a Russian organization called the Internet Research Agency sought to wage [...]

FBI Director Wray Contradicts White House Claims on Porter

By |February 13th, 2018|

FBI Director Wray Contradicts White House Claims on Porter Credit Eric Thayer for The New York Times WASHINGTON — Christopher A. Wray, the F.B.I. director, contradicted on Tuesday the White House timeline about the domestic abuse scandal involving Rob Porter, the president’s former staff secretary. Mr. Wray said that the bureau delivered to [...]

Chief of Staff John Kelly Ignored Rob Porter’s Spousal Abuse

By |February 9th, 2018|

Chief of Staff John Kelly Ignored Rob Porter's Spousal Abuse "If you want to serve the public, & you want to lead by example, and particularly if you want to be on the staff of the president of the United States. You cannot beat the hell out of your spouse. It is illegal [...]

Trump Wants a New Team, as John Kelly’s Star Dims

By |February 7th, 2018|

Trump Wants a New Team, as John Kelly's Star Dims IT IS impossible to think of President Trump's "braintrust" being led by Sean Hannity. But that's reality. Our president is restless again and ready to get rid of Chief of Staff John Kelly. Maybe his latest comments about Dreamers sitting on their "asses" [...]

Trump Dumps Classified Nunes Memo to Thwart Mueller Investigation *Updated*

By |February 2nd, 2018|

Trump Dumps Classified Nunes Memo to Thwart Mueller Investigation Special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation has gathered enough steam that some lawyers representing key Donald Trump associates are considering the possibility of a historic first: an indictment against a sitting president. While many legal experts contend that Mueller lacks the standing to bring [...]

SOTU: Trump Says No to Russian Sanctions

By |January 30th, 2018|

SOTU: Trump Says No to Russian Sanctions The US Treasury report, published shortly before a midnight deadline, listed every senior member of the political administration at the Kremlin, and every Russian oligarch with a net worth of $1 billion or more. Some of those named are already subject to US sanctions. But the administration [...]

Wynn, Nassar, and Why #TimesUp for Clinton on #MeToo

By |January 29th, 2018|

Wynn, Nassar, and Why #TimesUp for Clinton on #MeToo Not long after the billionaire casino mogul Steve Wynn opened his flagship Wynn Las Vegas in 2005, a manicurist who worked there arrived at the on-site salon visibly distressed following an appointment in Mr. Wynn’s office. Sobbing, she told a colleague Mr. Wynn had [...]

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Trump Lied, He Attempted to Fire Mueller Last June

By |January 26th, 2018|

Trump Lied, He Attempted to Fire Mueller Last June WHEN THE call came in from Maggie Haberman, everything ground to a halt on Anderson Cooper's show. What Haberman reported came as no shock to anyone around here. As I've been writing since the special counsel investigation began, President Trump can't afford to sit [...]

Smearing FBI, Disgraced Republican Nunes on Warpath *Updated*

By |January 25th, 2018|

Smearing FBI, Disgraced Republican Nunes on Warpath graphic via The Daily Beast “It now appears that the GOP intends to seek further dissemination of this classified information, this time to the public,” Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) said in a statement, adding that Democrats had drafted a counter-memo “setting out the relevant facts and [...]

Sessions Pushed, FBI Director Wray Threatened to Resign *Updated*

By |January 23rd, 2018|

Sessions Pushed, FBI Director Wray Threatened to Resign Attorney General Jeff Sessions — at the public urging of President Donald Trump — has been pressuring FBI Director Christopher Wray to fire Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, but Wray threatened to resign if McCabe was removed, according to three sources with direct knowledge. - Jonathan [...]