Department of Justice Inspector General Opens Investigation into Carter Page FISA Warrants

The inspector general of the Department of Justice has announced the opening of an investigation into actions by DOJ and FBI officials in the obtaining of FISA warrants “related to a certain U.S. person.” The “certain U.S. person” is widely believed to be former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page. It was revealed earlier this year […]

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President Trump Mulls Idea of Seizing Power for Life in Freewheeling Remarks to Republican Donors

President Donald Trump went after George W. Bush, Hillary Clinton and contemplated seizing power for life in wide-ranging and generally cheerful remarks to Republican donors at a lunch and fundraiser at his Florida estate, Mar-a-Lago, on Saturday. The President said of China’s President Xi Jinping, “He’s now president for life. President for life. No, he’s […]

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Memo Out and Hope Lost

Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee have released their long-awaited rebuttal memo to the Republican memo alleging abuses by the FBI in obtaining FISA warrants.  We cover some of the main takeaways in today’s episode.  We also discuss the departure of White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, one of the few White House aides President […]

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions Responds After President Calls Him “Disgraceful” For Not Investigating FISA Abuses

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has hit back at President Trump for criticism regarding his lack of investigation into alleged abuses by the FBI and the Department of Justice in obtaining FISA warrants to spy on member of the Trump campaign. Over the weekend President Trump criticized Sessions during an interview, saying “A lot of bad […]

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Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee Have Released their Long-Awaited Memo – Here Are the Key Takeaways

Democrats have released their long-awaited memo that rebuts allegations made in a previously released Republican memo that the FBI and the Department of Justice abused regulations in obtaining FISA warrants to spy on members of the Trump campaign, namely foreign policy adviser Carter Page.  Here are the biggest takeaways from the allegations the Democratic document […]

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BREAKING: Democrats Release Memo Rebutting Accusations of Abuses by FBI, DOJ in Obtaining FISA Warrants to Spy on the Trump Campaign

Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee have released a memo that rebuts findings in a Republican memo released weeks ago that alleges abuses by the FBI and the Department of Justice in obtaining FISA warrants to spy on members of the Trump campaign during the 2016 presidential election. The House Intelligence Committee had voted unanimously […]

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House Intelligence Transcript: Chairman Nunes Refuses to Say Whether There Was Contact with White House on Memo – Motion to Have FISA Information Reviewed Defeated

The House Intelligence Committee voted last Monday to release a memo written by Democratic members that rebuts a Republican memo alleging FBI abuses.  The committee voted unanimously to release the memo and send it to the White House for the President’s review.  The President rejected the memo yesterday. The transcript of the meeting of the […]

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Senator Feinstein Issues Minority Report Refuting Claims in Republican Senators’ Criminal Referral on Christopher Steele

Democratic Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Dianne Feinstein, issued a minority report today criticizing the criminal referral that fellow committee members, Senators Grassley and Graham, sent to the Department of Justice over Christopher Steele, the author of the controversial Steele dossier.  Grassley and Graham have accused Steele of giving the Department of Justice […]

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President Trump, Citing FBI and Justice Department Objections, Declines to Declassify Democratic Memo

President Trump has declined to release a Democratic memo that was written in response to the Republican memo released last week alleging abuses by the FBI.  The President has sent the memo back and allowed the House Intelligence Committee to make changes to the memo, if they so choose. Republicans on the committee wrote a […]

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Mueller Zeros In

Much of talk in Washington D.C. this week was on the controversial Nunes Memo just released.  In this episode, we discuss the revelation of a focus of special counsel Robert Mueller and why it may be the more significant development. http://media.blubrry.com/itn/p/content.blubrry.com/itn/Mueller_Zeros_In.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

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