NYT: Trump Ordered Mueller Fired, but Backed Off When White House Counsel Threatened to Quit

NYT: Trump Ordered Mueller Fired, but Backed Off When White House Counsel Threatened to Quit

By MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT and MAGGIE HABERMAN JAN. 25, 2018 WASHINGTON — President Trump ordered the firing last June of Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel overseeing the Russia investigation, according to four people told of the matter, but ultimately backed down after the White House counsel threatened to resign rather than carry out the directive. CLICK IMAGE […]

CNBC: Donald Trump’s 2005 federal tax returns revealed on ‘The Rachel Maddow Show’

CNBC: Donald Trump’s 2005 federal tax returns revealed on ‘The Rachel Maddow Show’

  Jay Yarow CNBC: March 14th, 2017 The White House said in a Tuesday statement that President Donald Trump had paid $38 million in taxes on income of more than $150 million for 2005. CLICK IMAGE for direct link to broadcast: That revelation came in response to Pulitzer-prize winning investigative reporter David Cay Johnston reportedly obtaining a copy […]

Shepard Smith reports critically on Michael Flynn-Turkey lobbying scandal

Shepard Smith reports critically on Michael Flynn-Turkey lobbying scandal

March 9th 2017.  Shepard Smith reports on ex-National Security Advisor Michael Flynn’s Turkish lobbying scandal, calling it “too much lying and too much Russia and too much smoke.” He interviews AP reporter Julie Bykowicz who helped break the story.  CLICK IMAGE ABOVE for link to video.  SHEPARD SMITH (HOST):  Julie, the White House said, “He was […]

Dept. of the Treasury: FinCEN ANNOUNCES PENALTY AGAINST TRUMP TAJ MAHAL ASSOCIATES

Dept. of the Treasury: FinCEN ANNOUNCES PENALTY AGAINST TRUMP TAJ MAHAL ASSOCIATES

Immediate Release January 28, 1998 The Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN)announced today that Trump Taj Mahal Associates (TTMA) has paid a civil money penalty of$477,000 for failing to file reports required by the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA). TTMA islocated in Atlantic City, New Jersey, where it operates the Trump Taj Mahal Casino […]

Rachel Maddow on the stunning list of accomplishments during Barack Obama’s presidency

Rachel Maddow on the stunning list of accomplishments during Barack Obama’s presidency

The Rachel Maddow Show 1/19/17 Obama leaves legacy of extraordinary accomplishments CLICK IMAGE for the video: On President Barack Obama’s last day in office, Rachel Maddow reviews the extraordinary list of accomplishments that comprise his legacy and points out that it is the job of Obama’s supporters as citizens to defend those accomplishments. Duration: 16:18 

CNN: Biden confirms Obama, VP were briefed on unsubstantiated claims against Trump

CNN: Biden confirms Obama, VP were briefed on unsubstantiated claims against Trump

By Evan Perez, CNN Justice Correspondent Updated 5:20 PM ET January 12, 2017 (CNN)Vice President Joe Biden confirmed Thursday that he and President Barack Obama were briefed last week by intelligence officials on unsubstantiated claims that Russia may have compromising information on President-elect Donald Trump. CNN first reported that the nation’s top intelligence chiefs provided both […]

CNN: While Trump admits to Russian election hack, his spokesman insists that reports that the Pres-elect has been compromised by Putin are the result of “a political witch hunt.”

CNN: While Trump admits to Russian election hack, his spokesman insists that reports that the Pres-elect has been compromised by Putin are the result of “a political witch hunt.”

(CNN)President-elect Donald Trump said for the first time Wednesday he believes Russia was responsible for hacking ahead of the election but contemptuously rejected allegations that Moscow mounted a campaign to compromise him. In his first news conference since winning the election, a combative Trump made clear he will not mute his style when he is […]

AC 360: Trump Downplays Russian Meddling Despite Intel Report

AC 360: Trump Downplays Russian Meddling Despite Intel Report

CNN: AC 360 January 6th, 2017.  Cooper (to NYT WH correspondent Michael Shear) “I was surprised by this morning’s tweet… two Tweets about the ratings for “The Apprentice” and Arnold Schwarzenegger… It just seems to me incredible that the President-elect cares about the ratings of a stupid TV show he used to be on, that […]

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