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Syria Shock: How Putin Played Trump and Why He's Threat to National Security 8

Syria Shock: How Putin Played Trump and Why He’s Threat to National Security

Donald Trump has long been played on Syria by Russian President Vladimir Putin, leading up to the latest atrocity this week by the Assad regime. The brutal attack makes clear the nation’s national security is at risk as long as the President stonewalls on his Kremlin ties. Trump quickly blamed former President Obama for the tragedy, but his explanation was another transparent attempt to deflect responsibility.... Read More...
Run for Cover: Trump Under Siege, Russia Scandal Blows Up, Collusion Alleged 10

Run for Cover: Trump Under Siege, Russia Scandal Blows Up, Collusion Alleged

Donald Trump’s White House is under siege after new evidence surfaced that campaign operatives colluded with Russia during the election. The charges came in the face of an unprecedented loss of confidence in his administration over Trump’s steady stream of false statements. Meanwhile, all out partisan warfare broke out on Capitol Hill after the House Intelligence Committee chairman broke precedent in an effort to provide cover for the president.... Read More...
FBI Sat on Donald Trump Russia Dossier for Weeks Before Election, Brit Spy Says 14

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...
Trump Sex Scandal, Russian Blackmail, Collusion Alleged by Ex-Brit Intel Agent 16

Trump Sex Scandal, Russian Blackmail, Collusion Alleged by Ex-Brit Intel Agent

Donald Trump has been carefully “cultivated” for at least five years by Russian agents who developed extensive ties to Trump’s presidential campaign and collected compromising details about his sexcapades for blackmail purposes, according to controversial memorandum supposedly prepared by an ex-British intelligence agent. The memo, which surfaced publicly for the first time yesterday is detailed and damning. But are the memos true?... Read More...
Trump Campaign Being Probed for Russia Hack Collusion, Sen. Graham Says 18

Trump Campaign Being Probed for Russia Hack Collusion, Sen. Graham Says

Donald Trump’s campaign is being investigated for possibly colluding with Russia in the theft of emails from the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta, according to Republican Sen. Lindsay Graham of South Carolina. If Trump, or campaign officials were working with Russian agents or officials or had knowledge that Russia was engineering the theft of the emails it could be in violation of the federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.... Read More...
None Dare Call It Treason: Did Trump Collaborate With Russia Election Hacking? 20

None Dare Call It Treason: Did Trump Collaborate With Russia Election Hacking?

Russia’s release of private Democratic emails only had a major impact on the election because Trump hammered on them in the last hours of the campaign, raising the one question that has yet to be answered by U.S. intelligence agencies. Was Trump actively collaborating with the Russians? U.S. intelligence agencies nailed “with a high degree of certainty” that Russian President Vladimir Putin was behind the hacking of the Democratic National Committee and Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta.... Read More...
Trump Hits Wall on Hack Claims; Russians Cheered His Election, Secret Report Says 22

Trump Hits Wall on Hack Claims; Russians Cheered His Election, Secret Report Says

Donald Trump’s dissembling over Russian interference in the election has hit a wall. Details from a US intelligence report says high-level Kremlin officials “cheered” his election and considered it a “victory” over the United States. But that’s not all. The report details intercepted messages showing Russian officials discussing the hacking campaign against Democrats, and even identifies Russian officials who authorized third parties to pass stolen emails to WikiLeaks, according to reports.... Read More...
Harvard Law Prof Urges California, New York to Challenge Presidential Election 24

Harvard Law Prof Urges California, New York to Challenge Presidential Election

Harvard law school professor Lawrence Lessig has sparked an effort to urge attorneys general in California and New York to challenge the presidential election in the U.S. Supreme Court, arguing the current system of allocating Electoral College votes deprives voters of their constitutional rights. A group called Taxpayers for Fairness has filed a petition on the site change.org, urging New York AG Eric Schneiderman to take action on behalf of New York voters.... Read More...
Trump Presidency Damaged by Russian Hacking; Even Republicans Are Rebelling 28

Trump Presidency Damaged by Russian Hacking; Even Republicans Are Rebelling

Donald Trump’s presidency appears to be severely damaged by the Russian election hacking scandal. Senior Republicans in Congress are now threatening even tougher sanctions against the Kremlin, a clear rejection of Trump’s claims that Russia was not involved. Trump’s credibility sank to a new low yesterday in the wake of sanctions announced by President Obama to punish Russia for meddling in the presidential election.... Read More...
Obama Slams Russia With New Sanctions for Email Hacks Aiding Trump Election 30

Obama Slams Russia With New Sanctions for Email Hacks Aiding Trump Election

President Barack Obama today (Dec. 29) slammed Russia with new sanctions in response to its interference in the U.S. presidential election. “All Americans should be alarmed by Russia’s actions,” the president said in a statement. Two Russian intelligence agencies, three companies and four individual intelligence officers with singled out and banned from travel and doing business with U.S. companies an individuals.... Read More...
Trump, a 'Would-Be Dictator' Surrounded by Extremists, Imperils Democracy--Soros 32

Trump, a ‘Would-Be Dictator’ Surrounded by Extremists, Imperils Democracy–Soros

Donald Trump has been slammed by his harshest criticism yet. Billionaire George Soros, who escaped Nazism as a child, called the president-elect a “would-be dictator” who has surrounded himself with extremists. “Democracy is now in crisis,” Soros warns in a new essay. “Even the US, the world’s leading democracy, elected a con artist and would-be dictator as its president,” he wrote on his Web site Project Syndicate.... Read More...
Trump Wishes Russian Hacking Scandal Would Go Away, Obama Plans to Hit Back 34

Trump Wishes Russian Hacking Scandal Would Go Away, Obama Plans to Hit Back

Donald Trump is still wishing mightily that Russia’s unprecedented tampering with the presidential election would just go away. But President Obama is vowing to take action against the Kremlin amid a looming congressional investigation into the scandal. Obama is expected to reveal today (Dec. 29) the steps he’s taking to retaliate for Russia’s efforts to sway the election in Trump’s favor.... Read More...
Trump Finally Finds Someone Who Agrees With Him on Russian Hacking (Video!) 36

Trump Finally Finds Someone Who Agrees With Him on Russian Hacking (Video!)

Donald Trump has finally found someone in the highest circles of government who agrees with his view that no one really knows who stole emails from the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton’s campaign. Only it’s not our government; it’s Russia’s. Trump pal Valdimir Putin addressed the issue in his annual news conference and couldn’t agree with Trump more.... Read More...
Obama Urged to Name Special Prosecutor to Probe Russia Election Hacking 38

Obama Urged to Name Special Prosecutor to Probe Russia Election Hacking

President Obama is being urged to appoint a special prosecutor to conduct an independent investigation of Russian interference in the presidential election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign. The petition, created by political Web site Daily Kos, is acutally a vote of “no confidence” in a planned bi-partisan Congressional investigation into the hacking.... Read More...