PoliticusUSA: Disaster For Trump As Senate Intelligence Committee To Investigate Trump/Russia Connection

PoliticusUSA: Disaster For Trump As Senate Intelligence Committee To Investigate Trump/Russia Connection

By Jason Easley on Fri, Jan 13th, 2017 at 6:32 pm As Donald Trump prepares to take office, the Senate Intelligence Committee has announced a bipartisan investigation into Russian election hacking and any connections between Russia and any members of campaigns. The Senate Intelligence Committee released a joint statement:  Another Senate investigation is something that Trump and his […]

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 […]

NYT: How a Sensational, Unverified Dossier Became a Crisis for Trump

NYT: How a Sensational, Unverified Dossier Became a Crisis for Trump

By SCOTT SHANE, NICHOLAS CONFESSORE and MATTHEW ROSENBERG JAN. 11, 2017 WASHINGTON — Seven months ago, a respected former British spy named Christopher Steele won a contract to build a file on Donald J. Trump’s ties to Russia. Last week, the explosive details — unsubstantiated accounts of frolics with prostitutes, real estate deals that were intended […]

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 […]

Rachel Maddow accuses Donald Trump of “blatantly and overtly bluntly, simply” lying about the FBI-CIA-NSA intel report on Russia’s election hack in his favor

Rachel Maddow accuses Donald Trump of “blatantly and overtly bluntly, simply” lying about the FBI-CIA-NSA intel report on Russia’s election hack in his favor

THE RACHEL MADDOW SHOW 1/6/17 Trump lies about intelligence report on Russia easily spotted. Rachel Maddow points out that because Americans can read the declassified version of the intelligence report on Russia, we can see  that Donald Trump is lying about what the report says about the effect on the election and the hacking of Republican targets. […]