Chemical gas, Tomahawk missiles and a 180 turn in Trump’s position on Syria. Was there a WAG THE DOG scenario behind the attack?

Chemical gas, Tomahawk missiles and a 180 turn in Trump’s position on Syria. Was there a WAG THE DOG scenario behind the attack?

By Peter Lance April 10th, 2017 investigatingtrump.com The Huffington Post Few who have observed President Trump’s visceral reaction to news footage in his regular Twitter storms, could doubt that part of his motivation in sending 59 Tomahawk missiles into Syria Thursday night was his reaction to the footage of children, “beautiful babies” as he put it, […]

Rachel Maddow: Trump favor for unpopular Russia raises questions of influence.

Rachel Maddow: Trump favor for unpopular Russia raises questions of influence.

investigatingtrump.com editorial note: At a time when the massive amount of news emerging from the Trump White House, can seem overwhelming, Rachel Maddow reminds viewers to focus on what could be the biggest story since Watergate: Russia’s influence  on the 2016 election and what the signs inside the Kremlin might reveal about it. She begins […]

NYT: Intercepted Russian Communications Part of Inquiry Into Trump Associates

NYT: Intercepted Russian Communications Part of Inquiry Into Trump Associates

By MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT, MATTHEW ROSENBERG, ADAM GOLDMAN and MATT APUZZO JAN. 19, 2017 WASHINGTON — American law enforcement and intelligence agencies are examining intercepted communications and financial transactions as part of a broad investigation into possible links between Russian officials and associates of President-elect Donald J. Trump, including his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, current […]

FoxNews: Putin: Those who leaked Trump dossier ‘worse than prostitutes’

FoxNews: Putin: Those who leaked Trump dossier ‘worse than prostitutes’

In a speech that one-upped even some of the president-elect’s colorful Twitter commentary, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday called Donald Trump’s political enemies “worse than prostitutes” for disseminating a dubiously-sourced dossier last week alleging a relationship between Trump and the Kremlin. Speaking during a news conference, Putin said last week’s leak of the 35-page […]

WP: Paul Ryan widens the crack between Hill Republicans and Donald Trump

WP: Paul Ryan widens the crack between Hill Republicans and Donald Trump

By Amber Phillips January 13 at 11:53 AM Just a week after the election, the cracks were starting to show between Trump and Republicans on some pretty major issues. Now that the election is over and it’s time for Republicans to govern, they appear to be growing wider. Deportation forces? Despite President-elect Donald Trump’s use of the phrase, House Speaker […]

NYT: As Trump Berates News Media, a New Strategy Is Needed to Cover Him

NYT: As Trump Berates News Media, a New Strategy Is Needed to Cover Him

Jim Rutenberg  MEDIATOR JAN. 12, 2017  Well, that sure escalated quickly. “That” was Donald J. Trump’s inaugural news conference as a duly elected United States president-to-be, in which he called BuzzFeed a “failing pile of garbage,” dismissed CNN as “fake news” and more or less told the whole lot of reporters at Trump Tower to […]

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 […]

TheHill.com: Hours before intel briefing proving Russian hack to hurt Clinton and aid his election, Donald Trump calls it a “witch hunt.”

TheHill.com: Hours before intel briefing proving Russian hack to hurt Clinton and aid his election, Donald Trump calls it a “witch hunt.”

BY JORDAN FABIAN – 01/06/17 11:40 AM EST President-elect Donald Trump on Friday dismissed the firestorm surrounding allegations that Russia intervened in the presidential election as a “witch hunt” carried out by bitter political opponents.  “They got beaten very badly in the election,” Trump said in an interview with The New York Times.  “I won […]