Analysis: Democrats Smack Down Trump and Now Control Washington

Yesterday’s staggering events struck like a dagger to the heart of Donald Trump, and have made clear that Democrats are now in control of Washington, D.C..

Roger Stone’s pre-dawn arrest caused panic in the White House as the president’s oldest friend was hauled away in handcuffs. Washington Democrats seized on Stone’s arrest, saying it is a further sign of criminal and treasonous behavior by the Trump campaign. In doing this, they took away Trump’s claims to a legitimate presidency. read more

Senate Committee Refers Perjury Cases to Mueller For Prosecution

The Senate Intelligence Committee has referred perjury cases to Special Counsel Robert Mueller, Chairman Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) said Friday. Mueller is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election and Burr’s committee has done its own investigation into the same matter. Burr disclosed that after witnesses were questioned in the Intelligence Committee’s  Russia probe several were suspected of lying. read more

Schumer Says That Disclosing Source’s Identity Would Be ‘Crossing a Legal Line’

On Saturday we reported that President Trump may be trying to get a U.S. intelligence source killed by publicly releasing his secret identity. We said:

“Donald Trump and Devin Nunes are working together to discover the name of a secret U.S. intelligence source so they can disclose his identity.  Their goal is to undercut the credibility of the Mueller investigation. The practical effect of disclosing the name of a secret intelligence source, however, is that it may get him killed.  It also may completely destroy the viability of other ongoing U.S. intelligence operations.” read more

M.I.T. Study Says Fake News Is 70 percent More Likely to Spread on Twitter Than Real News

An alarming new study from researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology seems to prove that false stories on Twitter are 70 percent more likely to be spread by human users of the social media platform than are true stories. The study looked at 126,000 stories shared by 3 million people on Twitter over an eleven year period from 2006 to 2017. read more

Hillary Announcement: A Sour Sunday For The Right

The surfeit of Republican hand-wringing has begun. Hillary is officially running for president with her online announcement. Yes, THAT Hillary. You know, the Hillary Clinton who has more qualifications for the office than just about all of the modestly accomplished opposition candidates put together.