Trump’s Language Makes Our Wise Founding Leaders Sound like Wise Guys

In short, the danger in Trump’s language is that, for the surprisingly impressionable national audience, he degrades our democratic processes and safeguards against tyranny by recasting the fundamentals of democracy as instead the coarse and brutish misdeeds of a dictatorial power grab.

Report: Homeland Security Ignores Domestic White Terrorism

Many U.S. law enforcement and security officials now believe that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has its priorities wrong. According to these highly-experienced professionals DHS resources are being wasted on the so-called “threat” posed to our southern border by the caravan of poor refugees making its way north through Mexico from Central America. read more

More Bad News For Kavanaugh: The FBI Says People Who Are Lying Don’t Ask To Be Investigated

A number of former FBI agents and prosecutors are saying that people who make up allegations tend not to ask for the FBI to investigate them.

Ken Dilanian of NBC News tweeted:

A number of former prosecutors and FBI agents have said today that people who make up allegations tend not to demand that the FBI investigate them. read more

Feds Investigating Cohen $774,000 Slush Fund Set Up In 2016

The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday that Donald Trump attorney/fixer Michael Cohen received access to $774,000 of funding during the height of the president’s 2016 campaign.  Cohen had previously said that he used $130,000 of his own money to pay off porn star Stormy Daniels to keep her quiet about her sexual relationship with Trump. read more

Manafort Was on FBI Radar Before Joining Trump Campaign

The name Paul Manafort seems to be synonymous with the Trump presidential campaign and Russian collusion.

But if new court filings by the Department of Justice are any indication, Manafort was known by the FBI to be committing crimes before he joined Trump, and even before Trump announced his candidacy for president. read more

The FBI Could Be Listening to Donald Trump’s Cell Phone Calls

The recently-released  memos from former FBI Director James Comey revealed that Michael Flynn was under FISA surveillance while he was working for Donald Trump.  They discuss at length the pressure Trump put on Comey to drop the FBI investigation into Flynn.   read more

Gingrich Blasted For Comparing FBI Raid to Nazi Secret Police

Newt Gingrich, who attacked the FBI’s recent raid of Trump attorney Michael Cohen, is now being attacked himself for his ridiculous and unpatriotic comments.  In a television interview on Fox News Gingrich directly compared the United States’ top law enforcement agency to both Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin (who killed 20 million people) and the Nazis’ secret police force, the Gestapo. read more

Ex-FBI Official Slams Trump-GOP Memo: ‘This Is The Stuff Of Third-World Countries’

"This is cringe-worthy stuff for a counterintelligence professional. It's the weaponization of classified intelligence for political purposes."

Semi-Literate Trump Complains That Democratic Response Memo Is Too Long

The Democrats should send their memo back to the president with a lot of bullet points and flashy graphics if they want him to read it and approve its release. 

Even Fox News Admits The Phony GOP Memo Doesn’t ‘Totally Vindicate’ Trump

"It gins up [Trump's] base and it may help him politically, but legally it’s of no moment. ... I think the Republicans over-promised and under-delivered with their memo."

AM Joy Panel Erupts In Laughter Over Trump’s Rambling, Misspelled Memo Tantrum

Trump referred to himself in the third person, improperly used "their," and capitalized words at random. The simple act of reading the tweet left the AM Joy panel struggling to control their laughter.

Rachel Maddow Shows No Mercy In Shredding The Flimsy Argument Behind The Scam GOP Memo

While Republicans point to the memo as proof that the FBI was out to get Trump's campaign via FISA court warrants, Maddow explained just how insane that argument is. 

Sean Hannity Has Privately Been Advising Trump To Ignore The FBI And Release Scam Memo

The president's decision-making is being driven by right-wing conspiracy theorists – not his own intelligence community or law enforcement agencies. Think about how dangerous that is for the country. 

Rep. Eric Swalwell Takes GOP To The Woodshed: They’re ‘Risking The Republic’ To Protect Trump

"They are risking the republic to protect the president. And for what? For tax cuts? To deregulate their friends and industry?"