WP: Trump keeps up media attacks with misleading tweets about NYT

WP: Trump keeps up media attacks with misleading tweets about NYT

By Callum Borchers November 13th, 2016  President-elect Donald Trump sounded very much like presidential candidate Donald Trump on Sunday morning in a pair of misleading tweets about the New York Times. According to the New York Times Co.’s latest earnings report, the number of print copies it sold in the third quarter was down from […]

Boston Globe opinion: Trump raises specter of treason

Boston Globe opinion: Trump raises specter of treason

By John Shattuck December 16th, 2016 A specter of treason hovers over Donald Trump. He has brought it on himself by dismissing a bipartisan call for an investigation of Russia’s hacking of the Democratic National Committee as a “ridiculous” political attack on the legitimacy of his election as president. Seventeen US national intelligence agencies have […]

NYT: The Perfect Weapon: How Russian Cyberpower Invaded the U.S.

NYT: The Perfect Weapon: How Russian Cyberpower Invaded the U.S.

By Eric Lipton, David E. Sanger and Scott Shane December 13th, 2016 WASHINGTON — When Special Agent Adrian Hawkins of the Federal Bureau of Investigation called the Democratic National Committee in September 2015 to pass along some troubling news about its computer network, he was transferred, naturally, to the help desk. CLICK IMAGE for direct […]

FBI Director James Comey in the crosshairs.

FBI Director James Comey in the crosshairs.

By Peter Lance Oct 29th 2016  From 2003 to 2013 I wrote four investigative books for HarperCollins critical of the FBI’s performance in counter-terrorism and organized crime. Starting in 1989 my reporting spanned a period of 25 years, citing massive Bureau lapses during the presidencies of George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama. I […]

NBC News: U.S. Officials: Putin Personally Involved in U.S. Election Hack

NBC News: U.S. Officials: Putin Personally Involved in U.S. Election Hack

By WILLIAM M. ARKIN, KEN DILANIAN and CYNTHIA MCFADDEN 12.15.16 U.S. intelligence officials now believe with “a high level of confidence” that Russian President Vladimir Putin became personally involved in the covert Russian campaign to interfere in the U.S. presidential election, senior U.S. intelligence officials told NBC News. Two senior officials with direct access to […]

NBC News Why Didn’t Obama Do More About Russian Election Hack?

NBC News Why Didn’t Obama Do More About Russian Election Hack?

by WILLIAM M. ARKIN, KEN DILANIAN, ROBERT WINDREM  and CYNTHIA MCFADDEN EXCLUSIVE DEC 15 2016, 6:55 PM ET The Obama administration didn’t respond more forcefully to Russian hacking before the presidential election because they didn’t want to appear to be interfering in the election and they thought that Hillary Clinton was going to win and a potential cyber war with Russia […]

HuffPost: Under The Iceberg

HuffPost: Under The Iceberg

By Peter Lance December 15th, 2016.  Huffington Post  Back in the Eighties I started out as a correspondent for ABC News covering the dark side of the Reagan presidency for 20/20, Nightline and World News Tonight. I cut my teeth on investigations into Pentagon cost overruns, rigged Pershing II missile tests and FAA cover-ups on near […]

WP: The Trump Promise Tracker

WP: The Trump Promise Tracker

By Glenn Kessler December 13th, 2016.  The Fact Checker is pleased to announce the launch of its very first presidential promise tracker: the Trump Promise Tracker. Since the Fact Checker was relaunched in 2011, we had missed the start of President Obama’s term, and so it was too late to track his 2008 promises. But, with a new […]

NYT: Mumbai Tower: Donald Trump Meeting Suggests He Is Keeping Up His Business Ties

NYT: Mumbai Tower: Donald Trump Meeting Suggests He Is Keeping Up His Business Ties

By ERIC LIPTON and ELLEN BARRY NOV. 19, 2016 WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald J. Trump met in the last week in his office at Trump Tower with three Indian business partners who are building a Trump-branded luxury apartment complex south of Mumbai, raising new questions about how he will separate his business dealings from the work of the government once he is in […]