Editors’ note: On Friday, the New York Times reported that during his Oval Office meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and other Russian officials the day after he fired FBI Director James B. Comey, President Trump told his Russian visitors, “I faced great pressure because of Russia. That’s taken off.” The Times story also […]
Say what you will about the agenda of mainstream media outlets, but The Washington Post is doing some remarkable reporting on the upper echelons of the federal government, this time with word that the Russia investigation has moved to include a current White House adviser as a “significant person of interest.” The senior White House adviser under scrutiny by investigators is someone close to the | Read More »
The White House was “blindsided” by the Wednesday afternoon appointment of a special counsel to investigate any potential links between the Russian government and the Trump campaign, Politico reports. And CNN’s Laura Jarrett is reporting that Attorney General Jeff Sessions was not informed about the order until after it was signed. Important timeline of events here per source: DAG’s office only informed WH counsel/Sessions AFTER | Read More »
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On Tuesday, President Trump sent a round of startling tweets, apparently in an effort to justify his unprecedented decision to share highly sensitive intelligence with the Russian foreign minister as a move to secure Russia’s cooperation in the fight against the Islamic State and terrorism. It’s unclear whether this signals a rapprochement between the two […]
Yesterday, the Washington Post (and subsequently other major news organizations) reported that President Trump, in the Oval Office last week, shared classified intelligence information with officials from the Russian government. This information, which was provided to the U.S. by an intelligence partner, was in regard to the ISIS terrorist organization. It… CONTINUE
There are hot takes, and there are smart takes. These are the latter.
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What we’ve got here, is failure to communicate.
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I don’t know anything more about the Washington Post‘s latest vicious attack against President Donald J. Trump, than the rest of us. But I have concerns about how much credence this latest “blockbuster” WaPo hit piece deserves because it is based entirely upon allegations from unnamed sources. As my colleague Andrea Ruth, who broke the story on RedState, also reported that Secretary of State Rex | Read More »
Partisan political theater.
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LGBTQ rights undeniably are a hot-button political issue in the U.S. From religious freedom to bathroom bills, pronoun usage to gay adoption, few topics elicit as much passion when discussed. But while debates surrounding these issues rage on here, reports are emerging from Chechnya which paint a horrific picture. In early April, ABCNews reported on the alleged roundup and detention of as many as 100 people suspected | Read More »