Robert Mueller

Calling my fellow Republicans: Trump is clearly unfit to remain in office

President Trump’s disgraceful performance in Helsinki, Finland, and in the days since is an indication that he is not fit to remain in office. Trump’s 2016 “America First” platform might be more aptly named “Russia First” after the disaster that occurred last week.<p>Trump’s turn toward Russia is …

Donald Trump

GOP Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick: 'The President Was Manipulated By Vladimir Putin'

A GOP Congressman and former FBI agent says he thinks President Trump was manipulated by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Brian Fitzpatrick told NPR's Michel Martin on All Things Considered that he drew that conclusion after the two leaders appeared in Helsinki.<p>"The president was manipulated by …

Politics

As Trump Struggles With Helsinki’s Fallout, Congress Faces a New Charge: Complicity

WASHINGTON — In the nearly two years since Russia attacked the American democratic process, congressional Republicans have played conflicting roles in the drama: Some have pressed to impose sanctions on Russia and quietly pursue investigations, but they have been outshouted by Republicans who have …

Politics

Hillary Clinton Said What Everyone's Thinking About Trump's Meeting With Putin

The summit between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland on July 16 might have been a few days ago, but no …

Donald Trump

Santorum: There's nothing 'particularly problematic' about tapes of Trump discussing paying off ex-Playboy model

Santorum: There’s nothing ‘particularly problematic’ about tapes of Trump discussing paying off ex-Playboy model<p>22 Jul 2018 at 14:32 ET<p>Former …

Donald Trump

The G.O.P. Stands By as Trump Upends American Security

In the aftermath of Helsinki, there has been outcry, but no real action, from the Republican establishment.<p>Fifty years ago, America was in agony. Its unity at home, and its standing abroad, were deteriorating. Today, the country again faces a profound political crisis, and the summer of 1968 is …

U.S. Supreme Court

Air Force fighter jet intercepts plane near Trump golf course

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — A U.S. Air Force fighter jet intercepted a small general aviation aircraft flying near President Donald Trump’s private golf club …

Donald Trump

Trey Gowdy: 'We'll never know' if the FBI had enough to spy on Carter Page without the Trump dossier

House Oversight Chairman Trey Gowdy said Sunday "we will never know" whether the FBI had a sufficient amount of evidence to make a proper case to …

U.S. Politics

Adam Schiff Says Trump May Have Been Laundering Money For Russia

Rep. Adam Schiff, the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, brought up the possibility that Trump may be compromised because he was …

Donald Trump

Julian Assange's Departure from Ecuador Embassy in London Is Imminent

Glenn Greenwald has a piece up at the Intercept declaring that Julian Assange’s tenure at Ecuador’s London embassy may be coming to an end very …

Julian Assange

Brett Kavanaugh Once Questioned Unanimous Supreme Court Ruling on Watergate

As is clear from his well-documented view of executive power (and his obsequious performance on the night President Trump nominated him), Supreme …

Brett Kavanaugh

Trump's Approval Rating Rises to 45 Percent With Help From Republicans

President Donald Trump’s job approval rating rose to an-all time high of 45 percent with help from Republican support, according to a <b>poll released</b> …

Donald Trump

What really disturbs voters about Russia’s election interference

It’s no secret that the big stories in Washington are not always seen as big stories outside the Beltway. The new Washington Post-ABC News poll suggests that President Trump’s performance at last Monday’s Helsinki summit is another example of this. But the poll also suggests that, in talking about …

Opinion

What does Putin have on Trump?

<b>(Getty/Brendan Smialowski)</b><p>For the sake of U.S. national security, it’s high time for Donald Trump to release all his tax returns in full<p>Frank Vogl<p>July 22, 2018 8:00am (UTC)<p><i>This piece originally appeared on The Globalist.</i><p>The final question at the Trump-Putin July 16 press conference in Finland came …

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The Strategy Mueller Is Using to Protect His Investigation

The indictment against alleged Russian agent Maria Butina appears to be part of a strategy often associated with investment advice – diversify your …

Donald Trump

Hillary Clinton to help immigrants reuniting with children

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton is offering a helping hand to immigrants looking to reunite with their families: She says she'll help organize transportation they might not be able to afford.<p>"I'm going to be tweeting about this in the days to come, but if any of you work for an airline please …

Hillary Clinton

GOP strategist: Putin press conference 'made Trump look weak'

Republican strategist Alex Castellanos on Sunday said President TrumpDonald John TrumpSchiff: Surveillance warrant docs show that Nunes memo …

Donald Trump

Trump's Team Is Terrified He Sabotaged His Mueller Defense Strategy by Cozying Up to Putin: Report

President Donald Trump's supplicatory performance with the Russian president at a press conference in Helsinki on Monday did nothing to help his …

Donald Trump

The 'Manhattan Madam' who ran a high-end prostitution ring in the 2000s will be questioned in the Mueller probe – here's everything we know about her

New York's notorious "Manhattan Madam" has come back into the limelight.<p>Kristin Davis, 41, who was known for running a high-end prostitution ring in the 2000s, is being questioned as part of a probe into Russian's interference into the 2016 presidential election by the special counsel Robert …

Roger Stone

Scarborough: Inviting Putin to the White House is “political suicide” for Trump

<b>Joe Scarborough (NBC News)</b><p>MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough said President Trump’s invitation to Putin proves he’s owned by the Kremlin<p>Travis Gettys<p>July 22, 2018 3:29pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Raw Story.<p>MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough said President Donald Trump’s invitation to Russian president …

Donald Trump

Intel Director Coats says response on possible Putin visit no sign of disrespect to Trump

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats on Saturday said that his reaction to being told that a White House visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin was being discussed should not be taken as a sign of disrespect to President Donald Trump.<p>Coats was speaking with NBC's Andrea Mitchell at the …

Donald Trump

Alleged Russian Agent Maria Butina Was at 2015 Meeting With Top Fed Official

Woman charged with being unregistered foreign agent was present as interpreter at meeting with Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer<p>By<p>Bob Davis<p>Bob Davis<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@bobdavis187<p>Bob.Davis@wsj.com<p>WASHINGTON—Maria Butina, the 29-year-old Russian accused of being an unregistered foreign …

Federal Reserve

Milbank: Russia’s not meddling? Then explain Maria Butina

WASHINGTON — The yawning gap between the world as it exists and the world as President Trump sees it was on vivid display Wednesday.<p>A few minutes …

United States

Even Trump's allies warn of pitfalls of a Putin visit to U.S. and pan his Helsinki performance

Lawmakers from both parties on Sunday expressed opposition to President Trump’s plans to host Vladimir Putin in Washington later this year, with even some of the administration’s Republican allies conceding that last week’s encounter with the Russian president did not go well.<p>Trump, for his part, …

News (U.S.)

Poll: Half disapprove of Trump’s performance during Putin summit

Just one-third of Americans say they approve of President TrumpDonald John TrumpSchiff: Surveillance warrant docs show that Nunes memo …

Donald Trump

Trump's Putin invite is insidious: Darcy cartoon

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Republicans running for office in the 2018 midterms were given an "October Surprise" in July when President Trump doubled-down on …

Cyber-attacks

Killing the Deep State

<i>NY Times</i> bestselling author Jerome Corsi<br>reveals the secret plan to destroy<br>President Trump.<p>Now Trump must fight back to save his<br>presidency and America.<p>…

Donald Trump

Trey Gowdy critiques Trump's invite to Putin for US visit: Those should be reserved for close allies

Rep. Trey Gowdy admonished the White House on Sunday for extending an invitation for Russian President Vladimir Putin to visit the U.S. in the …

Politics

We Have a President Who Won’t Defend Our Nation

All through the past week, it seemed as if the nation was slouching through each day burdened by the whiplash of headlines that defined hourly a new, …

Donald Trump

Audience Jeers VA Senate Candidate Who Says Trump ‘Stood Up To Russia’

Virginia's Republican Senate candidate, Corey Stewart, claimed Trump stood up to Russia, generating laughter and boos from the crown at the Virginia …

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