FBI Sent Informant to Infiltrate Trump Campaign

An informant was sent by the FBI to infiltrate the Trump campaign in the hopes of ascertaining whether officials were colluding with the Russian government on interference in the 2016 presidential election. The informant interacted with three Trump campaign staffers: foreign policy advisers Carter Page and George Papadopoulos, and Trump campaign co-chair Sam Clovis. In […]

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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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Former Trump Campaign official Rick Gates to Plead Guilty to Two Charges in Mueller Russia Probe

Former Trump campaign official Rick Gates will plead guilty to conspiracy to defraud the United States and making false statements, in the Robert Mueller investigation into Russian meddling it was learned today.  The plea is an indication that Gates may begin cooperating with Mueller’s investigation.  Negotiations between Mueller and Gates’ legal team were said to […]

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Papadopoulos Fiancée: “I knew Something Was Wrong from the First Day I Arrived There”

Simona Mangiante described the first day she spent working for Joseph Mifsud, the London professor who, in the spring of 2016, told Trump campaign staffer, George Papadopoulos, that the Russian government had dirt on Hillary Clinton in the form of thousands of emails. “I knew something was wrong from the first day I arrived there,” […]

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