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Trump vs FBI: Director Vows to Get to Bottom of Russia Ties Wherever They Lead 2

Trump vs FBI: Director Vows to Get to Bottom of Russia Ties Wherever They Lead

In an extraordinary congressional hearing unprecedented since the days of Watergate, FBI Director James Comey threw down the gauntlet on the agency’s investigation into ties between Russia and Donald Trump’s campaign, presenting Trump with the greatest crisis of his short presidency. Comey seemed intent on sending a clear message, beyond the damning revelation that Trump is under investigation.... Read More...
Trump's Wiretapping Claims Draw Howls in UK; British Spying Called 'Ridiculous' 4

Trump’s Wiretapping Claims Draw Howls in UK; British Spying Called ‘Ridiculous’

President Donald Trump’s claim that the Obama administration wiretapped Trump Tower during the election is now drawing howls in Great Britain, after a right-wing Fox News commentator suggested that Britain spied on Trump at Obama’s request to bypass U.S. intelligence agencies. Judge Andrew Napolitano, a Fox commentator who is known for trafficking in right-wing conspiracy theories, floated the scenario today (Mar. 16) after U.S. intelligence agencies and the FBI failed to produce evidence to backup Trump’s assertion.... Read More...
Major Media Drop Ball on Trump Russia Ties, Cowed by Right-Wing Media Bashing 6

Major Media Drop Ball on Trump Russia Ties, Cowed by Right-Wing Media Bashing

Donald Trump’s ties to Russia is the biggest story of the 2016 election and perhaps the biggest political story since the Nixon administration Watergate scandal. But the major media was nowhere to be found when the Trump scandal was cracked wide open by a pop culture Web site. BuzzFeed, the online “new media” pop culture site, was the first to publish a series documents prepared by a retired British intelligence agent detailing explosive allegations about Trump’s deep involvement with Russia and the Kremlin’s efforts to blackmail him.... Read More...
FBI Sat on Donald Trump Russia Dossier for Weeks Before Election, Brit Spy Says 8

FBI Sat on Donald Trump Russia Dossier for Weeks Before Election, Brit Spy Says

The Federal Bureau of Investigation had Donald Trump’s Russia dossier in its hands months before the election and failed to investigate the allegations, according to the retired British MI6 agent who compiled the documents. If true, it’s a shocking new level of corruption for the tarnished agency. In a stunning revelation, reported today in British newspapers, ex-MI6 agent Christoper Steele was so disturbed by the information he uncovered on Trump, he passed on his finding to the FBI and to British and American intelligence agencies.... Read More...