In response to President Trump’s commutation of Roger Stone’s prison sentence last week, the Russia investigation’s two lead prosecutors published op-eds in the nation’s top newspapers that fueled the collusion narrative their own investigation failed to validate. As they chided Stone and others for alleged deceptions, both Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller and one of his top deputies, Andrew Weissmann, made claims greatly at odds with their official report, discrepancies that they did not acknowledge.Continue reading “Mueller and Weissmann op-eds greatly at odds with their report and evidence”
Author Noam Chomsky, now 91, is old enough to remember a long list of U.S. presidents, from Harry Truman in the 1940s to Ronald Reagan in the 1980s to Barack Obama in the late 2000s and early 2010s. And during an interview on “The Michael Brooks Show,” Chomsky laid out some reasons why Donald Trump is, hands down, the worst he has seen so far.Continue reading “‘Gangster in the White House’: Noam Chomsky explains why Trump is undeniably ‘the worst criminal in history’”
According to a press release put out by publishing giant Simon & Schuster, Bolton’s soon-to-be-released book — The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir — contains a thorough accounting of Trump’s transgressions.Continue reading “John Bolton book claims impeachable offenses across ‘full range’ of Trump’s foreign policy”
- Senate investigators seeking to obtain FBI notes, emails from summer 2016 detailing first interactions with Steele’s Russia research.
- He agreed that there was ‘no “there” there.’
Amid the flurry of details about spying on Michael Flynn, lying to secret courts about Carter Page, leaking classified documents, and more, it’s easy to get lost in the muck. It’s important to stand back, identify the worst abuses, and explain why they matter for American democracy. These abuses didn’t simply follow each other; their targets, goals, and principal players overlapped. Taken together, they represent some of the gravest violations of constitutional norms and legal protections in American history. Whether you are Democrat or Republican, whether you like Donald Trump or loathe him, these violations matter.Continue reading “What the ‘Obamagate’ scandals mean and why they matter”
Whatever happened to the original Michael Flynn interview with the FBI?Continue reading “This is how Mueller’s office avoided turning over the FBI’s original 302 to Michael Flynn’s legal team”
- Former FBI executive says memo shows probe should never have been opened up “in a million years.”
(Washington, DC) Judicial Watch announced today that it received the “electronic communication” (EC) that officially launched the counterintelligence investigation, termed “Crossfire Hurricane,” of President Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign. The document, which was written by former FBI official Peter Strzok and was obtained as the result of a Judicial Watch FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) lawsuit against the FBI and DOJ for: “The Electronic Communication that initiated the counterintelligence investigation of President Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign.” (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of Justice (No. 1:19-cv-02743)).Continue reading “Judicial Watch lawsuit forces declassification and release of “Electronic Communication” used to launch Obama Administration’s spy operation on President Trump’s 2016 campaign”
- Newly declassified portions of a key Susan Rice email confirm that Michael Flynn was personally targeted during a January 5 Oval Office meeting with Obama.