Robert Mueller may have secured yet another plea deal.
Bannon slammed President Donald Trump during his first extended interview since he was ousted as the president’s top strategist last month.
In what might be seen as a silver lining in an otherwise dark cloud of a Congressional Budget Office report, Republicans are touting the CBO’s estimate that the Senate healthcare bill would reduce premiums by 30% by 2020. But as a CBS analysis makes clear, the way the bill accomplishes this is by lowering the quality … 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
On Monday, in dramatic testimony, former acting Attorney General Sally Yates testified in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee about her decision not to defend President Trump’s initial travel ban and about her meetings with the Trump administration warning them that Michael Flynn, then serving as Trump’s National Security Advisor, was lying about his contacts with Russian officials. … Continued
Sally Yates could give a masterclass in how to testify before the Senate. The former Acting Attorney General faced the Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday to discuss Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election. In the face of questions about her actions, Yates calmly and coolly schooled Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz, who seemed committed to … Continued
The White House has asked Kathleen Troia “KT” McFarland, the deputy national security adviser, to resign from her role on the National Security Council. The news of McFarland’s departure, which will take effect in two weeks, follows last week’s removal of Stephen Bannon, President Donald Trump’s chief strategist. General H.R. McMaster, the president’s newly appointed National … Continued
As the intricacies of the connections between Trump advisors and Russia are illuminated, the cast of characters involved increases.
An explosive new report reveals that then-Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) spoke twice last year with Russia’s ambassador to the United States, yet he failed to disclose these encounters when asked directly about possible contacts between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russian officials during his confirmation hearing to become Attorney General. The Washington Post reports that, … Continued
Phone records and intercepted calls of U.S. Intelligence agencies show that members of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign had repeated communication with senior Russian intelligence officials in the year before the election, the New York Times reported last night. The report cites four current and former American officials who spoke to The Times on condition of anonymity because the continued … Continued