In Exclusive Book Excerpt Christie Says Trump Hired ‘Riffraff’

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The former GOP governor of  New Jersey, Chris Christie, wrote in his new memoir “Let Me Finish” that President Donald Trump filled his administration with “riffraff.”

According to Christie, who many thought would become either Trump’s running mate or chief of staff, Trump avoided hiring good people who would guide him correctly and help him overcome his destructive impulses. Christie said that Trump needed people around him who were knowledgeable about how the U.S. government functions, but in most cases he didn’t get that. read more

Schiff May Subpoena Cohen, and Has Set a Date for Him to Testify

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff told CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday that he will subpoena President Donald Trump’s former longtime attorney Michael Cohen to testify before his committee “if necessary.” He also said that he already has set a date for Cohen to come before his committee to answer questions that Schiff and other Democrats have been waiting over a year to ask him. read more

Controversy Rages On Over Making Mueller Report Public

The debate over making special counsel Robert Mueller’s report is rapidly heating up and may soon come to a boil.

There is some evidence that Mueller may finish his investigation soon, and while most Americans and members of Congress want to see the probe’s results, not everyone agrees that this is required, or even a good idea. read more

Trump Has Made a Massive Mistake in Splitting the GOP

When Donald Trump created divisions within America he was elected president. But now he is creating divisions within his own party, which may lead to his downfall.

On Saturday he gave a speech outlining his plan to get a border wall and to re-open the U.S. government. But his plan was immediately rejected by Democrats, so it was a complete failure as a compromise, and it got him no more political support among either Democrats or independents. read more

Giuliani Admitted Collusion in Doomed Attempt to Protect Trump

The past week has not been easy for supporters of Donald Trump, especially those who believe he is innocent of conspiring with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election.

On Thursday BuzzFeed News published allegations that he instructed his former attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about a proposed Trump Tower real estate project in Moscow. And even though Bob Mueller’s office has attacked the accuracy of BuzzFeed’s reporting, the news site is standing by it, saying it is accurate. And as the truth comes out after Mueller’s final report is issued, and Cohen testifies before Congress on February 7, we may find out that the BuzzFeed story was indeed true. read more

Rove Warns GOP: Focusing Solely on Base Will Lead to 2020 Disaster

The politics of Donald Trump’s shutdown are beginning to worry some big-time Republican operatives.

Opinion polls show that while Trump has increased his approval ratings with Republican voters during the shutdown, he has lost significant ground with many important voting groups, such as independents and non-college educated white voters. These are both crucial demographics for a Republican presidential victory in 2020. read more