NATIONAL SECURITY

Trump Still Blowing Off Security Briefings, Increasing Risk of Terror Attacks 2

Trump Still Blowing Off Security Briefings, Increasing Risk of Terror Attacks

Donald Trump’s refusal to attend regular intelligence briefings is increasing the nation’s risk of being caught off-guard by a terror attack that could come from the “most complex and diverse array of global threats” faced by the United States in decades. Trump’s failure to stay up to speed on international developments could delay a U.S. response to a global crisis or cause an intelligence failure like the one before the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks.... Read More...
Trump, Republican Lawmakers Scramble to Play Down Russian Connection 4

Trump, Republican Lawmakers Scramble to Play Down Russian Connection

Donald Trump and a handful of Republican lawmakers are trying to head off or sharply curb a congressional investigation into a finding by the nation’s top intelligence agency that Russia actively worked to influence the U.S. election on Trump’s behalf. Congressional Democrats have called for the investigation into Russia’s interference. But some Republican leaders, who launched multiple investigations of Hillary Clinton, now are suddenly reluctant to move forward.... Read More...
Donald Trump cabinet officials should face contempt charges for ignoring impeachment subpoenas. (Photo: Getty)

Trump Treason: Did He Collaborate With Russians to Steal Election?

The first shoe has dropped in an emerging scandal that may show Donald Trump campaign actively collaborated with the Russian government to steal the election with hacked emails and a flood of misinformation and fake news. The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has concluded in a secret probe that Russia actively engaged in an effort to subvert the U.S. election to help Trump win the presidency.... Read More...
General Splits Ranks With Michael Flynn Over 'Borderline Demented' Tweets 6

General Splits Ranks With Michael Flynn Over ‘Borderline Demented’ Tweets

Decorated war hero and retired Gen. Barry McCaffrey has questioned Ex-Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn’s fitness to serve as Donald Trump’s National Security Adviser, after reviewing what he called “borderline demented” fake news that Flynn circulated on social media during the election. McCaffrey appeared on NBC News today (Dec. 12) and said he was “extremely uneasy” about Flynn in such a sensitive role.... Read More...
Donald Trump Shameful Sit-Down With David Petraeus Reeks of Hypocrisy 8

Donald Trump Shameful Sit-Down With David Petraeus Reeks of Hypocrisy

Donald Trump, in his search for a Secretary of State for his Clown Car administration, opened a dialogue with none other than David Petraeus, former Director of the CIA, former Commander of front-line troops through CENTCOM, and, um, oh yeah – convicted criminal. The fact that Trump is seriously considering him for another sensitive, high-level government job, is not only reckless, but rife with hypocrisy. ... Read More...
Julian Assange Begs Trump for Pardon as Nation's Top Spy Fingers Wikileaks 12

Julian Assange Begs Trump for Pardon as Nation’s Top Spy Fingers Wikileaks

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who is wanted in the United States on espionage charges, has made a formal request for a pardon from incoming president Donald Trump. Is this the political payoff he was hoping for? The effort comes as the the nation’s top spy, Adm. Michael S. Rogers, went public with charges that Wikileaks disseminated private Clinton campaign and Democratic National Committee emails hacked by an unnamed “nation-state.” (read Russia).... Read More...