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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...

FBI Director Hung Out to Dry by Baseless Search Warrant for Clinton Emails

FBI Director James Comey’s bombshell letter upending Hillary Clinton’s election campaign not only violated Justice Department protocols, but was based on a search warrant that was baseless and possibly illegal, according to a lawyer who obtained the documents. Los Angeles lawyer Randy Schoenberg, who made the request, said he was “appalled” by the search warrant and the FBI’s actions.... Read More...

Donald Trump’s Big Lie: Why He Won’t Bring Back Manufacturing Jobs

Donald Trump will never be able to bring back manufacturing jobs, a campaign promise that helped him win traditionally Democratic states like Michigan and Pennsylvania and propel him into the White House. It was a false promise from the get go, and a new study shows why. Aside from Trump’s Ohio Carrier plant public relations stunt, he won’t keep his promise because he can’t, according to a new Brookings Institution study.... Read More...

Intelligence Chief Blows Up Trump Effort to Sow Doubt About Russian Hacking

FBI Director James Comey belatedly got on board with the rest of the U.S. intelligence community and confirmed the CIA’s finding that Russia was behind the theft of Democratic campaign emails in a bid to boost Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. Right wing media outlets were touting the FBI’s silence on the matter as evidence that the CIA’s assessment of the hacking was somehow off-base or being politicized.... Read More...

FBI Election Dirty Tricks More Serious, Less Scrutinized Than Russian Hacking

The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) unprecedented level of election dirty tricks is getting far less scrutiny from the media and lawmakers than the Russian email hacking scandal, even though the rogue agency poses a more serious threat to nation. The nation’s premiere law enforcement agency is supposed to be non-partisan and above politics. But it was anything but in the presidential election.... Read More...

Trump Electoral College Revolt Flares; 20 GOP Members May Join, Says Harvard Prof

Donald Trump’s nascent presidency could be in serious trouble if 20 Republican Electoral College members decide to join a revolt among presidential electors to deny the GOP candidate the White House, a Harvard professor says. Larry Lessig, a constitutional law professor at the prestigious university, says the electors have contacted his group Electors Trust.... Read More...

Donald Trump Russian Connection: Putin Directly Linked to Election Hacking

Donald Trump capitalized on a private emails from the campaign of rival Hillary Clinton that were released in a massive leak personally orchestrated by Russian President Vladmir Putin, U.S. intelligence officials have determined. The latest revelations, first reported by NBC News tonight (Dec. 14), bring the investigation one step closer to Trump and key members of his campaign.... Read More...

FBI’s James Comey Back on Hot Seat Over Trump Campaign Russian Connection

FBI Director James Comey is back on the hot seat over Russia’s alleged effort to tip the election to Donald Trump. But after his own partisan foray into presidential politics, Comey and the agency are facing unprecedented criticism on Capitol Hill. Sen. Minority Leader Harry Reid, who is retiring, has called for Comey’s ouster for withholding evidence of Russia’s involvement in the election while the campaign was in progress.... Read More...

Trump Russian Connection: Lots of Smoke, But Can Congress Find Smoking Gun?

The CIA dropped a bombshell with its investigation of Russia’s effort to aid Donald Trump’s election as president. At this point, its findings are still secret. But lawmakers briefed on the report, like Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz), said the evidence is “clear.” Russia’s hacking of the Clinton campaign and Democratic National Committee, however, is only half the story.... Read More...

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...

Trump Accused Goldman Sachs of Rigging Economy, Now It’s Running Economy

Donald Trump blasted Hillary Clinton and her Wall Street pals for “rigging” the economy against the American people during the election campaign But with his latest economic appointment Trump has effectively turned the economy over to Wall Street. In his latest move, Trump has tapped Goldman Sachs President and Chief Operating Officer Gary Cohn to head the National Economic Council, which advises the president on economic policy.... Read More...

Donald Trump Won Big in Nation’s New Post-Industrial ‘Heroin Beltway’ — Study

Donald Trump out-polled 2012 Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney among the most desperate Americans living in the “new post-industrial heroin beltway,” according to a new study. Tragically, the poor are likely to fare even worse under his administration. The Penn State University Department of Agricultural, Economics, Sociology and Education conducted the study, examining voting patterns in 3,106 counties with the highest drug, alcohol and suicide mortality rates in the nation.... Read More...

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...

Trump Bizarro World Takes Shape Through Lies, Intimidation, Vindictiveness

Donald Trump is already setting a pattern of lies, intimidation and vindictiveness that likely will mark how he’ll operate as chief executive. His administration will be a Bizarro World, where all rules, traditions and protocols no longer apply. In Bizarro World, everything is weirdly inverted or oddly opposite of the real world–an apt metaphor for Trumps’s governing style.... Read More...

Donald Trump’s Gestapo-Like Police State May Be Closer Than You Think

Donald Trump’s fascistic tendencies are undeniable, and the nation may be moving closer to a Gestapo-like police state that even his most ardent detractors may realize. They have apparently met the enemy and it’s everyone–but them. In a thoroughly disturbing opinion piece in The New York Observer, Austin Bay, an adjunct professor at the University of Texas, Austin, argues that the FBI needs to crack-down on “malcontents” and Trump administration political opponents.... Read More...

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...

Jill Stein Takes Voter Recount Campaign to Trump Tower in New York (Video!)

Jill Stein, the Green Party presidential candidate who is leading efforts to force vote recounts in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Michigan, took her campaign to Trump Tower in New York City today (Dec. 4) to provide an update on her efforts to ensure accurate vote counts. President-elect Donald Trump won those three states and solidified his election victory even though he’s losing the popular vote to rival Hillary Clinton by almost 2.5 million votes.... Read More...

Why Jill Stein’s Recount Matters; Donald Trump Has No One to Blame But Himself

Jill Stein, the Green Party candidate who probably cost Hillary Clinton the election, is now trying to redeem herself by organizing recounts in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Michigan. Donald Trump is protesting, naturally, but he has no one to blame but himself. Trump is the projected winner in all three states, although Michigan’s final tally is still out. Clinton needs to overturn the results in all three states to win the Electoral College, which votes for president on Dec. 19.... Read More...