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Donald Trump Running Scared For First Time After James Comey Testimony 2

Donald Trump Running Scared For First Time After James Comey Testimony

Donald Trump is facing a prima facie case of obstruction of justice for his attempts to sway former FBI Director James Comey to drop the investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn, according to several legal scholars. For the first time, the White House appeared to be running scared. Comey’s testimony yesterday before the Senate Intelligence Committee dramatically raised the stakes of the Russia investigation.... Read More...
Syria Shock: How Putin Played Trump and Why He's Threat to National Security 6

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 8

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...
Russia Mole: Trump Campaign Manager Worked Secretly for Vladimir Putin 10

Russia Mole: Trump Campaign Manager Worked Secretly for Vladimir Putin

President Donald Trump’s ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin deepened today (Mar. 22) following a new revelation that former campaign manager Paul Manafort worked secretly for Putin in apparent violation of the U.S. Foreign Agents Registration Act. Manafort allegedly crafted an ambitious political campaign to undermine anti-Russian opposition across former Soviet republics, Western Europe and the United States, The Associated Press reported.... Read More...
Trump vs FBI: Director Vows to Get to Bottom of Russia Ties Wherever They Lead 12

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...
Closing In: Trump Presidency Leaking as Storm Over Russia Scandal Intensifies 16

Closing In: Trump Presidency Leaking as Storm Over Russia Scandal Intensifies

resident Trump is only a month into his administration and the ship of state is already sinking, not just because its captain is steering it right into an iceberg that everyone, but him, plainly sees. He has a bigger problem on his hands, the storm growing over his Russia scandal. As much as the president refuses to see, or acknowledge it, the scandal is being fueled by leaks on all sides that are doing more damage than the approaching iceberg. ... Read More...
FBI Sat on Donald Trump Russia Dossier for Weeks Before Election, Brit Spy Says 18

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...
FBI Director Hung Out to Dry by Baseless Search Warrant for Clinton Emails 20

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...
Intelligence Chief Blows Up Trump Effort to Sow Doubt About Russian Hacking 22

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 24

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...
FBI's James Comey Back on Hot Seat Over Trump Campaign Russian Connection 26

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...
Donald Trump's Gestapo-Like Police State May Be Closer Than You Think 28

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...