House Dems Hold AG Barr in Contempt; Trump Asserts Executive Privilege Over Mueller Report

Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress earlier today. The move came after Barr refused to comply with subpoenas to hand over an unredacted version of the Mueller report on Russian election meddling. In response, Barr advised President Trump to invoke executive privilege over the […]

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Sinclair Reaches Agreement to Purchase 21 Sports Networks from Disney

Sinclair Broadcast Group, one of the nation’s largest media companies, has reached an agreement to purchase twenty-one regional sports networks from Walt Disney Co. The deal is worth a reported $10.6 billion. The purchase extends the Maryland-based Sinclair’s push into major media markets. Disney came into possession of the sports networks when it took over […]

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House Democrats Subpoena Full Version of Mueller Report

The long-awaited report conducted by Special Counsel Robert Mueller was made public yesterday. In it, Mueller’s team lays out in thorough detail the results of a nearly 2-year-long investigation. The top-line conclusions of the report are that while both the Russian government and the Trump Campaign expected to benefit from the success of the other, […]

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No Collusion Found as Attorney General Releases Mueller Report Summary

The Attorney General William Barr has notified Congress that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation found no evidence of collusion on the part of the Trump campaign and the Russian government to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The notification was made in a four-page letter sent by Barr to the chairs and ranking members […]

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Rod Rosenstein Suggests Wiretapping the President, Removing Him from Office

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein suggested last year secretly wearing a recording device to record conversations with President Trump, as well as invoking the 25th Amendment to have the President removed from office. The account was reported by The New York Times. The chaos swirling around the White House in the days immediately after FBI […]

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Former Lawyer Pleads Guilty, Implicates President Trump in Illegal Campaign Contribution

Michael Cohen, Donald Trump’s longtime personal attorney, pleaded guilty to eight criminal counts in a federal court in Manhattan today. The charges include tax evasion, making false statements to a financial institution and making illegal campaign contributions. In his plea deal, the longtime fixer implicated his former boss. “On or about October 27, 2016, Michael […]

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President Knew About Trump Tower Meeting Says Lawyer

Michael Cohen, President Trump’s longtime personal attorney and personal fixer, is prepared to testify that President Trump knew of a controversial meeting between his son Donald Trump Jr. and representatives of the Russian government during the 2016 presidential election, before the meeting took place. The story was first reported by CNN. Cohen was not present […]

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Carter Page Surveillance Application Released by DOJ

The Department of Justice released several hundred pages of application materials it used to obtain warrants to spy on former members of the Trump campaign. The release came as the result of a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed by Judicial Watch, a conservative group. The trove of documents, over 400 pages in all, concern […]

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U.S. Justice Department Indicts 12 Russian Military Officers for Election Interference

The U.S. Department of Justice has indicted twelve Russians for interfering in the 2016 presidential election. The charges were announced by Deputy Attorney Rod Rosenstein Friday in Washington, D.C. The twelve individuals identified in the indictment were all officers in Russian security services. They worked for the Russian military intelligence services, the Main Intelligence Directorate […]

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