Top FBI Lawyer Confirms Claims Deputy AG Wanted Trump Surveilled

Former FBI lawyer James Baker told congressional investigators last week that the investigation into Russian meddling during the 2016 presidential election was handled in an “abnormal fashion” and there was evidence of “political bias,” according to two Republican congressmen who were present for the testimony. “This witness confirmed that things were done in an abnormal […]

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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. Official Arrested for Spying for the Chinese

Ron Rockwell Hansen, 58, was arrested last Saturday on federal charges of attempting to transfer national defense information to the government of China. Hansen is a former U.S. Army Warrant Officer and has been working as a civilian intelligence case officer at the Defense Intelligence Agency since 2006. Hansen was taken into custody while on […]

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Talk of President Pardoning Himself Draws Pushback

Discussion of President Trump pardoning himself for wrongdoing that may come out of the Russia investigation drew criticism from Republicans. Many said the President’s pardoning himself would lead to political turmoil, possibly even impeachment. Former New York City Mayor and early Trump supporter Rudy Giuliani was asked yesterday during an appearance on ABC’s This Week […]

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