Mike Pompeo Refuses to Say If He Knew About 2017 FBI Probe of Trump

Mike Pompeo on Today

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday refused to answer questions about whether he was aware in 2017 about the FBI opening a counterintelligence investigation into President Donald Trump.

During an interview on NBC’s “Today Show” Pompeo was asked if he knew that the FBI launched an investigation into Trump in May 2017, when Pompeo was serving as CIA director. read more

Brennan: McCabe Was Right to Think Trump Might Be a Russian Spy

John Brennan and Brian Williams

The former director of the Central Intelligence Agency on Wednesday praised former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe for his recent public comments about Donald Trump, saying he had “sufficient basis” to think that the president might be a Russian spy. read more

Democrats Probing if Kushner Sold Out the U.S. in Saudi Nuclear Deal

The BBC is reporting this morning that investigators in Democratic-led House committees have begun to investigate a Trump administration plan to build nuclear reactors in Saudi Arabia. As the investigation unfolds it is likely that it will target both presidential son in law Jared Kushner and former national security adviser Michael Flynn. read more

Putin Says He Will Aim Russian Missiles at the United States

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that he is ready to aim missiles at the United States if the U.S. puts new missiles in Europe.

Putin said Russia will respond to the deployment of short or intermediate-range nuclear weapons by the United States in Europe by targeting the countries where the missiles are located. But in addition to that, he will direct his military to prepare to attack the United States directly also. read more

McCabe Tells Morning Joe He Knew Trump Obstructed Justice

Andrew McCabe on Morning Joe

Former deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” this morning that he knew in May of 2017 that he had enough evidence to prove President Donald Trump committed the crime of attempting to obstruct justice. read more

NYT Reporter Reveals Why Whitaker Couldn’t Obstruct Justice for Trump

When Matthew Whitaker assumed the role of acting attorney general in November 2018 after Attorney General Jeff Sessions was fired, it was part of a nefarious scheme by Donald Trump to subvert the Justice Department’s chain of command. read more

Poll: Michelle Obama Would Be Frontrunner in 2020 If She Ran

Michelle Obama came in first place in a new poll of 2020 Democratic Party presidential candidates. She was tied with Joe Biden.

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Expert Says Trump Will Soon Fire DNI Coats, Creating a Real Emergency

Phillip Mudd on CNN

Philip Mudd, the ex-deputy director of the CIA‘s Counterterrorist Center and the FBI‘s National Security Branch said on CNN this morning that he believes Director of National Intelligence (DNI) Dan Coats will be fired by Donald Trump. The reason, Mudd said, is that Trump has a history of firing people who don’t agree with him. read more

McCabe Bombshell: No GOP Senators Objected to 2017 Trump FBI Probe

Former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe dropped a major bombshell today when he claimed that the FBI told a bipartisan group of lawmakers in 2017 that it had opened an investigation into President Donald Trump — and none of the Republicans in the group objected. read more

Michael Cohen Soon Will Reveal ‘Chilling’ Details About Trump: Attorney

Lanny Davis, the attorney representing former Trump “fixer” Michael Cohen, has told ABC News that his client is ready to reveal what he describes as “chilling” details about his personal experiences with President Donald Trump. read more

NY Times: Vatican Admits Secret Rules for Priests Who Father Children

The Vatican has revealed that it has secret rules for priests who father children despite their celibacy vows, The New York Times said in a report.

The Vatican has confirmed that its department overseeing the world’s priests has general guidelines for what to do when clerics break celibacy vows and have children, the report said. read more

Morning Joe Is Appalled That 40% of Voters Are OK With Trump’s Racism

“Morning Joe” co-host Joe Scarborough on Tuesday looked at the recent statements and actions of Donald Trump and said that he is amazed that the president still still has any supporters left.

While talking about Trump’s decision to bypass congressional authority to fund his proposed border wall by declaring a national emergency, Scarborough said it was appalling that millions of Americans can look at the president and approve of the job he’s doing: read more

Bernie Sanders Officially Announces He’s Running for President Again

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is running for president again. He announced this morning that he is launching a second campaign for the White House four years after his surprisingly strong bid for the Democratic Party’s 2016 nomination. read more

Report: Trump May Be Indicted by the SDNY As They Probe His Crimes

For nearly two years Donald Trump has relentlessly attacked special counsel Robert Mueller and his team of prosecutors. It’s another team of prosecutors, however, who pose an equally grave threat to his presidency — the federal prosecutors in the U.S. Attorney’s office in the Southern District of New York (SDNY). And according to a new report in POLITICO, this threat to Trump hasn’t been getting the attention it deserves. read more

CNN Analyst: Trump’s Relationship With Putin ‘Bizarre’ and ‘Sinister’

CNN Panel discuss Trump and Putin

A group of guests on CNN on Monday discussed how shocked and dismayed they are by Donald Trump’s strange deference to Russian President Vladimir Putin. The panel discussed in detail former deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe’s bombshell revelation that Trump trusts Putin more than his own intelligence agencies. read more

Report: Kamala Harris ‘Has Leaped’ Ahead of Other 2020 Democrats

Newsweek Magazine is reporting this morning that “Kamala Harris has leaped to the front of an already-packed Democratic 2020 race.”

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Trump Attacks McCabe & Rosenstein for ‘Treasonous’ Acts

President Donald Trump on Monday accused his own deputy attorney general of being a traitor in an unhinged early morning Twitter rant.

Referencing former deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe’s interview with “60 Minutes” on Sunday, Trump lashed out at both McCabe and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who suggested wearing a wire to capture audio of Trump obstructing justice. read more

Princeton Prof: ‘We are in deep trouble’ From Trump

A professor from Princeton University told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” on Monday that the United States faces grave peril from President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration.

Eddie Glaude Jr., a professor of American Studies, sounded the alarm on the GOP letting Trump seize dictatorial powers. He discussed with co-host Joe Scarborough the acquiescence by the GOP to whatever actions the president takes. read more