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Probe Meetings

Congress is about to learn much more today about the origins of the Russian collusion investigation.

There’s been a lot of build-up to these meetings with the Justice Department later today. The information is considered classified and both the Justice Department and the FBI have been reluctant to talk about the use of informants in this investigation. The two briefings today — one of which was just opened up to Democratic leaders of Congress — may…

Probing Closer

President Trump could eventually face a grand jury subpoena in the ongoing Russia probe.

It may be a Trump – Mueller showdown in the making. Robert Mueller, the Special Counsel in the Russia probe wants to talk to the President- and a former attorney for the President has said back in March Mueller threatened to use a subpoena to make it happen, which could touch off a legal battle. The revelation came just a…

Comey Tells All

Scandalous details from fired FBI Director James Comey's new book have been leaked.

The most anticipated political tell-all of the year from former FBI Director James Comey is set to be released next week, and early details are explosive. President Trump fired Comey almost a year ago., and this is Comey’s not so flattering take on trump. Even the title of his book — A Higher Loyalty — seems to be a jab…

Collusion Collateral

President Trump is beefing up his legal team and taking more shots at the special counsel investigating possible collusion with Russia.

The White House says the president is not thinking about firing Robert Mueller, but the President and his supporters are clearly building a case against the team that Mueller leads. President Trump’s legal team is expanding, bringing on board veteran Washington attorney Joe Digenova who has, in the past, not hidden his contempt for those investigating the president. Much of…

Special Counsel Cir

A former Trump aide now says he may cooperate with Special Counsel investigating Russian election interference.

Following a subpoena from special counsel Robert Mueller, Sam Nunberg at least initially said no, he wasn’t going to cooperate with investigators- an extraordinary move. Nunberg spoke to just about anyone would listen -even taunting investigators and saying there just may be evidence of Trump campaign collusion- it was speculation that the White House wouldn’t touch. His story would later…

Out and About

Donald Trump attended a sporting event for the first time as President.

President Trump made a sweep through the southeast yesterday, pushing for rural prosperity. He first headed to Nashville to speak at a farming convention. His schedule later included a stop in Atlanta, at the College Football National Championship for an appearance during the national anthem. Meanwhile most of Washington is still talking about the new book about the first nine…

Finishing Overseas

President Trump is on the final stop of an extensive trip to Asia.

  It’s been the longest international trip so far for President Trump. He has been touting the U.S. economy and American trade deals overseas and also tackling some thorny international issues, including a meeting with the controversial President of the Philippines- Rodrigo Duterte, often criticized for his strong-arm tactics going after his country’s drug dealers and users. President Trump also…

Russia Probe Arrests

Three people have now been charged in the ongoing probe looking into possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russia.

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and associate Rick Gates have both plead not guilty to multiple charges of money laundering and failures to register as foreign agents for their work in Ukraine. The charges m are serious but appear to be unrelated to last year’s presidential campaign. Former Trump campaign advisor George Papadopoulos has admitted to lying to the…

Revving Up the Russia Investigation

The probe into Russian meddling of the 2016 election has reportedly taken a big step forward.

  The Russia investigation has entered a new phase, but President Trump told a rally in West Virginia that it’s a fake story. It has been reported that the special counsel investigating Russian meddling has begun to look for a grand jury. The move opens the door to subpoenas, witness testimony and documents, including potentially the President’s tax returns. Analysts…

Minimizing a Meeting

Donald Trump Junior is downplaying his meeting with a Russian lawyer last jJne during his father's presidential campaign.

  President trump’s son, Donald Junior, has tried his best to defuse the controversy over his meeting last summer with an alleged Kremlin-connected lawyer. Trump Junior released his e-mails with the British publicist who set up the meeting after the New York Times said it planned to publish them. He has called the meeting a “nothing;” that it was just…