Senate Intel Won’t Get Last Word

By |February 13th, 2019|

“This goes to the larger view of what we think is going on, and what we think is the motive here,” Mr. Weissmann said. “This goes, I think, very much to the heart of what the special counsel’s office is investigating.” New York Times   AFTER THEY met in the Grand Havana Room in Manhattan, [...]

Jeff Bezos Broadsides Trump’s Pal Pecker

By |February 8th, 2019|

Jeff Bezos Turns Tables on Trump's Pal Pecker THE TECH billionaire and owner of the Washington Post made Kathryn Graham and her family proud when Mr. Bezos decided to tell A.M.I., their attorneys, and Trump's pal Pecker to go pound sand. Bezo's Medium post is extraordinary. AMI, the owner of the National Enquirer, [...]

Mr. Executive Time Meets Investigative Wall

By |February 5th, 2019|

Mr. Executive Time Meets Wall BuzzFeed News is today publishing a cache of internal Trump Organization documents that lay bare the secret negotiations that continued long after Cohen claimed the deal had been abandoned. The documents, many of which have been exclusively obtained by BuzzFeed News, reveal that — despite Trump’s claim that [...]

Roger Stone Indicted, Deripaska’s Manhandled ‘Sex Guru’

By |January 25th, 2019|

The indictment also alleges that Stone lied to Congress about "his communications with the Trump Campaign about Organization 1." In the indictment, Organization 1 is WikiLeaks. The indictment unsealed Friday after Stone's arrest makes clear he communicated with multiple people about what Assange knew, and they were providing him updates from Assange and what Stone [...]

BuzzFeed: Trump Told Cohen to Lie to Congress *Updated*

By |January 18th, 2019|

BuzzFeed: Trump Told Cohen to Lie to Congress about Trump Tower Moscow President Donald Trump directed his longtime attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about negotiations to build a Trump Tower in Moscow, according to two federal law enforcement officials involved in an investigation of the matter. Trump also supported a plan, [...]

Trump Subject of FBI Counterintelligence Investigation

By |January 12th, 2019|

Trump Subject of FBI Counterintelligence Investigation In the days after President Trump fired James B. Comey as F.B.I. director, law enforcement officials became so concerned by the president’s behavior that they began investigating whether he had been working on behalf of Russia against American interests, according to former law enforcement officials and others [...]

The 2020 Wild Card: What if Trump is Out?

By |January 8th, 2019|

The 2020 Wild Card: What if Trump is Out?(screen capture: Another book about Trumpworld) Vice President Joe Biden’s younger brother unloaded Monday on Hillary Clinton’s failed 2016 campaign — saying his sibling would have won Pennsylvania, would have campaigned aggressively in Michigan and would not have insulted voters as “deplorables.” [New York Post] [...]

Trumped by Congressional Power and Nancy Pelosi

By |January 3rd, 2019|

Trumped by Congressional Power and Nancy Pelosi photo: Stephen Crowley/The New York Times THE FIRST time Representative Nancy Pelosi ascended to the speaker's chair (see the photo above), I was inside the Capitol waiting for history to be made, along with activist Democrats. Howard Dean walked by and gave me a brief interview. [...]

Bernie Sanders Fades

By |January 3rd, 2019|

Bernie Sanders Fades “I was a little bit busy running around the country trying to make the case.” - Senator Bernie Sanders IF A progressive presidential candidate can't be bothered to run a campaign with rules about gender equality and behavior. He doesn't deserve to be the Democratic nominee. Senator Sanders got a [...]

After POTUS Tantrum, Mattis Resigns

By |December 21st, 2018|

After POTUS Tantrum, Mattis Resigns Pre-Christmas Trump: Rebuked, rampagingAs captured by cable news ... MSNBC: "TRUMP CHAOS" ... CNN: "DEFENSE SECRETARY QUITS ... AS GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN LOOMS AND FINANCIAL MARKETS TANK" ... Fox News: "SHUTDOWN SHOWDOWN." [Axios] ON A DAY the Trump administration dropped sanctions on the Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, tied to disgraced Trump campaign [...]