NYT: Frustration and Finger-Pointing as G.O.P. Pulls Out of Deal To Bar Hacked Materials

NYT: Frustration and Finger-Pointing as G.O.P. Pulls Out of Deal To Bar Hacked Materials

By Nicholas Fandos Sept. 7, 2018 WASHINGTON — House Republicans withdrew on Thursday from negotiations with Democrats over a pact that would have effectively barred both parties from using hacked or stolen material on the campaign trail this fall. CLICK IMAGE for direct link to NYT story. Leaders of the National Republican Congressional Committee, the campaign […]

WP: Kavanaugh declines to condemn Trump’s attacks on judiciary

WP: Kavanaugh declines to condemn Trump’s attacks on judiciary

By Seung Min Kim, Ann E. Marimow and Mark Berman September 6 at 6:54 PM Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh is appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday as senators continue publicly interviewing President Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court. CLICK HERE for direct link to Wash Post story. Kavanaugh, a member of the U.S. Court of […]

NYT: White House Cites Executive Privilege to Withhold 100,000 Pages of Kavanaugh Records

NYT: White House Cites Executive Privilege to Withhold 100,000 Pages of Kavanaugh Records

By Sheryl Gay Stolberg Sept. 1, 2018 WASHINGTON — The Trump White House, citing executive privilege, is withholding from the Senate more than 100,000 pages of records from Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh’s time as a lawyer in the administration of former President George W. Bush. CLICK HERE for direct link to NYT story. The decision, disclosed […]

WP Opinion: There may have been an FBI conspiracy involving the 2016 election. But not the one you think

WP Opinion: There may have been an FBI conspiracy involving the 2016 election. But not the one you think

By Paul Waldman June 18, 2018 at 1:45 PM This afternoon, Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz will testify on Capitol Hill about the lengthy report he issued last week on the FBI’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s email, but what may be the most important part of the story of the FBI and Clinton in 2016 […]

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 […]

Axios: Scoop: FBI director threatened to resign amid Trump, Sessions pressure

Axios: Scoop: FBI director threatened to resign amid Trump, Sessions pressure

  Jonathan Swan 1.22.18  Attorney General Jeff Sessions — at the public urging of President Donald Trump — has been pressuring FBI Director Christopher Wray to fire Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, but Wray threatened to resign if McCabe was removehttps://www.axios.com/authors/jonathanswand, according to three sources with direct knowledge. CLICK IMAGE for direct link to Axios story: […]

The Guardian: Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House – Digested Read

The Guardian: Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House – Digested Read

By John Crace January 15th, 2018 On a snowy January evening in 2017, disgraced head of Fox News Roger Ailes and Donald Trump’s right-hand man Steve Bannon met for dinner in a New York brownstone. “We’ve got a problem,” said Bannon. “Trump doesn’t get it. He doesn’t realise the bad guys are the bad guys.” […]

Reuters: Trump Breaks with Bannon, says former aid ‘lost his mind’

Reuters: Trump Breaks with Bannon, says former aid ‘lost his mind’

Steve Holland January 3rd, 2018 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Wednesday blasted former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon as having “lost his mind” in the fallout over damaging comments Bannon made about Trump’s son Donald Trump Jr. in excerpts from a new book. CLICK IMAGE for direct link to Reuters story. Trump, who […]

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