Christopher Steele

Michael Cohen's tapes might be the kompromat we've been waiting for

No man’s a hero to his valet. President Donald J. Trump is no exception. He’s plainly lost whatever Caesar status he once had with his longtime valet—I mean lawyer— Michael Cohen.<p>According to media reports Friday, Cohen surreptitiously recorded a shady conversation with Trump two months before the …

Michael Cohen

Jeanine Pirro’s book-length self-own

You only get about one page into Jeanine Pirro’s new book, <i>Liars, Leakers, and Liberals: The Case Against the Anti-Trump Conspiracy</i>, before she calls …

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With Hammond pardons, did Donald Trump write a blank check to anti-government extremists?

Breaking today – and Wow! “DOJ decides it should publicly ‘expose’ foreign election schemes”<p>Published<p>6 mins ago<p>on<p>July 21, 2018<p>I can’t believe this …

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What's behind Trump inviting Putin to the White House?

It is, of course, far better that the leaders of the two most heavily nuclear armed states in the world should talk to each other and try to arrive …

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'Say Goodbye — I'm Done': The View's Whoopi Goldberg Shuts Down Judge Jeanine for Accusing Her of Suffering from 'Trump Derangement Syndrome'

Click here for reuse options! In a fiery segment, Whoopi Goldberg cut off Jeanine Pirro—and offered a passionate defense of American values.“The …

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Putin appears to be targeting U.S. officials who worked on Russia sanctions

Almost from the day he arrived in Moscow as the U.S. ambassador in 2012, Michael McFaul and his family were subjected to a campaign of surveillance and harassment.<p>According to McFaul’s book “From Cold War to Hot Peace,” Russian authorities followed him to his son’s soccer game and on outings to …

Russia

‘The View’ Repeats Debunked Claim GOP Funded The Steele Dossier

8:04 PM 07/19/2018<p>The cohosts of ABC’s “The View” repeated the debunked claim that Republicans were the first to fund the anti-Trump Steele dossier …

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Trump Just Fell for ‘a Classic KGB Trick’

Whether it was the result of criminal conspiracy or Trump’s ignorance, arrogance, and ego is as yet unknowable. But when Trump and Putin addressed …

Russia

Obama is 'Responsible' for Mueller Investigation, Clapper Admits

President Barack Obama should be credited with launching “a whole sequence of events” that led to special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of …

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Senate approves resolution warning Trump not to hand over US officials

The Senate on Thursday approved a resolution warning President TrumpDonald John TrumpIran claims it rejected Trump meeting requests 8 times ESPY host …

Cleveland

The World Cup Was A Grift, Just Like Everything Else

Even the good things in this world exist primarily for the pleasure of crooks.<p>Before Sunday’s World Cup final, FIFA President Gianni Infantino engaged in the sort of host-country backslapping that is routine at international sporting events. “For a couple of years, I was saying it would be the best …

Human Rights

Putin’s ‘Incredible’ Offer to Trump Tied to 2016 Campaign Meeting

President Vladimir Putin’s offer to help the U.S. investigate alleged Russian election meddling, hailed as an “incredible” gesture by Donald Trump, …

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MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow demands to know how Russia knew Trump was thinking of appointing Mitt Romney

After the notorious Christopher Steele dossier, the British ex-spy authored another short report about the Russian attempt at getting Trump not to …

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Guns, God, And Trump: How An Accused Russian Agent Wooed US Conservatives

Maria Butina, leader of a pro-gun organization in Russia, speaks to a crowd during a rally in support of legalizing the possession of handguns in …

Politics

White House plays another round of defence on Russia as it leaves door open to handing over U.S. citizens

The White House is leaving open the possibility that President Donald Trump will hand over 10 U.S. citizens – including a former ambassador to Russia – to the Kremlin to face criminal charges as part of Vladimir Putin’s attempts to take down an anti-corruption campaigner.<p>Such a move, according to …

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Dodgy anti-Trump dossier author's tale of Russian meddling clashes with Mueller findings

Dossier writer Christopher Steele’s assertion that Moscow bankrolled its election hacking through laundered pension funds via Russian diplomats in …

Russia

Trump and Putin discussed allowing Russia to interrogate U.S. citizens

While it's impossible to know exactly what President Trump discussed with Russian President Vladimir Putin in their one-on-one meeting Monday, White …

Russia

Ford courts allies for carbon fight with Ottawa; PM’s cabinet shuffle adds new faces, puts focus on trade and border

Good morning,<p>These are the top stories:<p><b>Doug Ford is courting allies for his carbon fight with Ottawa</b><p>Ontario Premier Doug Ford is trying to assemble a national coalition of premiers to fight the federal government’s climate plan in court, setting up a direct challenge to Trudeau’s big environmental …

Canada

Putin Says He Misspoke Too, Withdrawing Claim Clinton Got Millions Stolen From Russia

The Russian president, Vladimir Putin, dashed the hopes of conspiracy theorists across America on Tuesday by withdrawing the startling claim he made …

Russia

Former FBI Lawyer Lisa Page Said Anti-Trump Texts With Peter Strzok 'Mean Exactly What They Say'

Yesterday was day two of testimony from former FBI lawyer Lisa Page, who was also the mistress of disgraced FBI Agent Peter Strzok. The two sent tens …

Conservative View

Sexy Redhead Russian Spy Gun Lady (No, The Other One) Maria Butina, YOU ARE IN JAIL!

Have you been enjoying the last 24 hours of the mainstream media suddenly realizing there's a Russian intelligence asset in the White House, which is …

Liberal View

Putin did not specifically deny having 'compromising material' on Trump

In the wild joint US-Russia press conference on Monday in Finland, perhaps the most uncomfortable moment came when Russian President Vladimir Putin was asked whether he had "compromising material" on US President Donald Trump. The idea, kept afloat as Trump has consistently declined to criticize …

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Opinion: The Eulogy Of An Immortal Russiagate Scandal

From the latest joke-indictment by Robert Mueller to the hysterical press-coverage of the Trump-Putin summit, the way establishment media has been …

Russia

Trump is right to doubt the Obama intelligence community’s claims

On Monday, President Trump appeared to call into question a late 2016 U.S. intelligence community assessment that made several claims about Russia’s …

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Trump-Putin: Your toolkit to help understand the story

<b>Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin: it's complicated. We know, we've been trying to follow it all as well.</b><p>All the investigations into allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election have put a focus on the relationship between the US and Russian leaders.<p>But there's a lot to …

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Republicans speak out against Trump’s Putin summit – but it means nothing unless they act

GOP senators could cross the aisle if they were really as outraged as they claim. But they won’t.<p>At a joint press conference following the pair’s …

Opinion (UK)

From Russia With Love: Trump Presser With Putin Triggers Another Media Meltdown

President Trump’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin is over. They had a press conference, and all hell broke loose. Was it the Trump …

Conservative View

Senator: ‘Something Close’ to the Pee Tape Exists

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) said that “something close” to the long-rumored “pee tape” exists, saying he “think[s] it’s likely” that Vladimir Putin has …

News (U.S.)

‘I said the word “would” instead of “wouldn’t.” ’ Trump reverses stand, says he accepts that Russia meddled in 2016 election

U.S. President Donald Trump has pulled a U-turn under a wave of condemnation over his embrace of Russian President Vladimir Putin, saying he accepts U.S. intelligence assessments that the Kremlin interfered in the U.S.’s 2016 election and vowing to make sure it doesn’t happen again.<p>But whether the …

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Putin Doesn’t Deny He Has Compromising Material on Trump

President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin attacked Hillary Clinton and the FBI during Monday’s Helsinki summit, which culminated in …

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