Tag Archives: 2016 Elections

Putin’s Specific Instructions for Active Measures Against the United States During the 2016 Presidential Election

From The Washington Post:     The intelligence captured Putin’s specific instructions on the operation’s audacious objectives — defeat or at least damage the Democratic nominee, Hillary Clinton, and help elect her opponent, Donald Trump. EXCERPT: Early last August, an … Continue reading

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#SenateIntelHearing | Jeff Sessions Testimony

A new report says Attorney General Jeff Sessions will double down on a Department of Justice claim that former FBI Director James Comey misrepresented an interaction between the two during sworn testimony last week. Jonathan Swan at the news website … Continue reading

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Preet Bharara: “There’s absolutely evidence” to start obstruction case against Trump

Former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara on Sunday said there is “absolutely evidence to begin a case” against President Donald Trump for obstruction of justice. Former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara on Sunday said there is “absolutely evidence to begin a case” … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Susan Rice on Putin’s denials of election interference: ‘Frankly, he’s lying’

Susan Rice, former President Obama’s national security adviser, on Sunday dismissed Russian President Vladimir Putin’s denials that Russia meddled in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. “Frankly, he’s lying,” Rice said on ABC’s “This Week.” “The reality is — as all … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | White House lawyers research impeachment

Washington (CNN)White House lawyers have begun researching impeachment procedures in an effort to prepare for what officials still believe is a distant possibility that President Donald Trump could have to fend off attempts to remove him from office, two people … Continue reading

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Breaking: Fmr FBI Director Robert Mueller Special Counsel appointed in Russia probe

Washington (CNN)The Justice Department on Wednesday appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to oversee the federal investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, including potential collusion between Trump campaign associates and Russian officials. Deputy Attorney General … Continue reading

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NY Times: Mike Pence conspired in ‘near secrecy’ with Trump to oust Comey

Hat tip-Raw Story A bombshell New York Times report about the tumultuous inner workings of the Trump team claims that Vice President Mike Pence was integral to President Donald Trump’s planned firing of former FBI Director James Comey that rocked … Continue reading

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