Former Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) director James Comey is set to launch his tell-all book on Tuesday. And the Republican Party is trying to get ahead of any fall-out from it by having a launch of their own: an anti-Comey website. Lyin’ Comey received White House approval and is overseen by the Republican National Committee. … Continued
President Donald Trump’s approval ratings have continued to move downward, according to the latest survey from Monmouth University. Notably, Trump’s biggest decline came among residents in the swing counties that helped decide last year’s presidential election. In the 300 counties where Trump’s winning margin over Hillary Clinton, his Democratic opponent, was in the single digits, … Continued
Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, told Trump’s transition team weeks before the inauguration that he was under federal investigation for secretly working as a lobbyist for the Turkish government, according to a New York Times report. Trump hired him anyway, giving Flynn access to top-level national intelligence. Flynn, who had learned of the … Continued
In January, President Donald Trump and former FBI Director James Comey had dinner together. That fact may be the only part of the evening on which both sides agree. During an interview with NBC’s Lester Holt, Trump told the story first. In response to Holt’s questions about when Comey told the president he was not … Continued
President Donald Trump earned criticism and questions after last night’s surprise firing of FBI Director James Comey. Republican reactions were more mixed than those coming from political commentators and Democrats, but still included calls for an independent investigation. John McCain used the occasion to continue his calls for a special prosecutor. “While the President has … Continued
As the intricacies of the connections between Trump advisors and Russia are illuminated, the cast of characters involved increases.
President Donald Trump issued tweets ahead of and during FBI Director James Comey’s hearing before The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence seeking to discredit any investigation into his or his campaign’s Russian ties. The tweets did not hold up under scrutiny. Trump first referred the Russian “story” as “fake news.” James Clapper and others … Continued