WP: Sessions refuses to say whether he spoke to Trump about Comey’s handling of Russia probe. Wyden accuses him of “stonewalling.”

WP: Sessions refuses to say whether he spoke to Trump about Comey’s handling of Russia probe. Wyden accuses him of “stonewalling.”

By Sari Horwitz, Devlin Barrett and Matt Zapotosky June 13 Attorney General Jeff Sessions refused to answer repeated questions from a panel of senators Tuesday about his private conversations with President Trump, including whether he spoke to Trump about former FBI Director James B. Comey’s handling of the investigation into coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia during the 2016 […]

rawstory.com: ‘Mass hysteria.’ CNN’s April Ryan claims White House staffers are freaking out over possible Mueller firing

rawstory.com: ‘Mass hysteria.’ CNN’s April Ryan claims White House staffers are freaking out over possible Mueller firing

ELIZABETH PREZA 12 JUN 2017  CNN’s April Ryan on Monday described “mass hysteria” in the White House over concerns the president is considering terminating special counsel Robert Mueller, who was appointed by Deputy Attorney Rod Rosenstein to oversee the Russia investigation. CLICK IMAGE above for link to story & video Donald Trump’s longtime confidant Chris Ruddy—who […]

TheHill.com: Trump friend says president considering firing Mueller

TheHill.com: Trump friend says president considering firing Mueller

BY BRANDON CARTER – 06/12/17  A friend of President Trump said Monday that Trump is considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller, who is leading the FBI investigation into potential ties between the Trump campaign and Russia. CLICK IMAGE @ left for direct link to TheHill.com story. “I think he’s considering perhaps terminating the special counsel,” Chris […]

WP: D.C. and Maryland AGs: Trump ‘flagrantly violating’ emoluments clause

WP: D.C. and Maryland AGs: Trump ‘flagrantly violating’ emoluments clause

By Aaron C. Davis June 12 Attorneys general for the District of Columbia and the state of Maryland sued President Trump in federal court on Monday, alleging that payments by foreign governments to his global business empire violate anti-corruption provisions in the Constitution. CLICK IMAGE ABOVE for link to WP video. CLICK HERE for link to WP […]

Politico: Sessions getting sucked further into Trump’s Russia mess

Politico: Sessions getting sucked further into Trump’s Russia mess

By SEUNG MIN KIM  06/11/2017 Jeff Sessions took a gamble when he became the first senator to endorse Donald Trump for president in February of last year. Now, with Trump’s administration awash in scandal, he’s set to face his former colleagues to answer for his role in the controversy around connections between Trump’s associates and Moscow. CLICK […]

NBC News: James Comey Testimony: Nine Key Moments from the Hearing

NBC News: James Comey Testimony: Nine Key Moments from the Hearing

by DANIEL ARKIN June 8 2017  Former FBI Director James Comey’s highly-anticipated testimony on Capitol Hill did not lack for riveting moments. Here are some of the highlights:  CLICK IMAGE ABOVE for direct link to NBC News story. Comey accused the Trump administration of spreading “lies, plain and simple” about him The ex-FBI chief, who was abruptly fired […]

TPM: Senator Slams Intel Chiefs For Refusing To Talk Trump, Demands Legal Basis (VIDEO)

TPM: Senator Slams Intel Chiefs For Refusing To Talk Trump, Demands Legal Basis (VIDEO)

By ALICE OLLSTEIN Published JUNE 7, 2017 A Senate Intelligence Committee hearing Wednesday morning devolved into a heated back and forth between Democratic senators and the leaders of the NSA, FBI and Office of the Director of National Intelligence, after those intelligence community chiefs refused to comment on reports that the Trump administration has repeatedly attempted to interfere in the federal […]

CNN: James Comey testimony: Trump asked me to let Flynn investigation go

CNN: James Comey testimony: Trump asked me to let Flynn investigation go

By Stephen Collinson, Jeremy Herb and Tom LoBianco Wed June 7, 2017 (CNN) Fired FBI Director James Comey aimed a dagger blow at Donald Trump Wednesday, saying the President had demanded his loyalty, pressed him to drop a probe into ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn and repeatedly pressured him to publicly declare that he was not under investigation. CLICK IMAGE […]

Forbes: How Donald Trump Shifted Kids-Cancer Charity Money Into His Business

Forbes: How Donald Trump Shifted Kids-Cancer Charity Money Into His Business

Dan Alexander JUN 6, 2017 LIKE AUTUMN LEAVES, sponsored Cadillacs, Ferraris and Maseratis descend on the Trump National Golf Club in Westchester County, New York, in September for the Eric Trump Foundation golf invitational. Year after year, the formula is consistent: 18 holes of perfectly trimmed fairways with a dose of Trumpian tackiness, including Hooters waitresses and cigar […]