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Comey: Told Trump not personally under investigation, no attempt to interfere in Russia probe

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 2:32pm 6/7/2017 at 2:32pm

The official statement (pdf.) from James Comey, to be read during the hearing tomorrow, has bombshells — but they are helpful to Donald Trump. The statement is embedded in full at the bottom of this post.

Comey confirms — contrary to media reports — that he told Trump that Trump was not personally...

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Countdown to Comeygeddon – Nuclear Blast or Dud?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 7:25pm 6/6/2017 at 7:25pm
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On Thursday James Comey will testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee.

It will be the Greatest Show on Earth that day, broadcast live by every major network:

“The Young and the Restless” will be preempted by a different soap opera on Thursday. The star will be former FBI director James B. Comey.

In a...

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Here’s how James Comey can wiggle out of his May 3 testimony

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 8:30pm 6/1/2017 at 8:30pm
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I was a guest today on Newsmax TV – America Talks Live with Bill Tucker. The main topic was James Comey’s upcoming testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee.

I was able to clear up a common misconception about Comey’s May 3, 2017, testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Many people — on Twitter and...

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Senate Issues Two Subpoenas to Flynn’s Businesses

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 5:30pm 5/24/2017 at 5:30pm

On Monday, former national security adviser Michael Flynn refused to honor a subpoena from the Senate Intelligence Committee for documents connected to the investigation into its Russian probe. He invoked his Fifth Amendment right.

The committee has tried another way to receive the documents by issuing two subpoenas for two of Flynn’s...

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Scarborough: Pence Should Tell Trump ‘I’m Walking’ If Set Up to ‘Lie’ Again

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 19, 2017 at 8:30am 5/19/2017 at 8:30am
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Joe Scarborough has painted a no-win portrait of VP Pence. On today’s Morning Joe, Scarborough said that Vice-President Pence “is either a sucker and a dupe for Donald Trump . . . or he’s a liar. There is no middle ground.”

Giving Pence the dubious benef...

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Senate Intelligence Committee Wants to See Comey Memos

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 1:15pm 5/17/2017 at 1:15pm

Tuesday, House Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz sent a letter to the FBI, requesting copies of Comey’s Memos with President Trump. Today, the Senate Intelligence Committee made the same request.

From Politico:

The leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday asked the FBI to turn over memos prepared by former Director James...

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Did Trump Ask Comey to End the Flynn Investigation?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 8:00pm 5/16/2017 at 8:00pm

According to The New York Times, former FBI Director James Comey wrote a memo on February 14 that President Donald Trump asked him to let go of an investigation into Michael Flynn, the former national security advisor.

However, the NYT admitted that the reporters did not see the memo and “a Comey...

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Legal Insurrection Authors React to Trump’s First 100 Days

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 8:30pm 4/26/2017 at 8:30pm
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Author reaction posts are one my favorite things to publish on the site. The breadth and variety of thought and opinion articulated by our bloggers always make my little political heart beam.

See:
Trump is the Nominee, What Now? Legal...

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House Intelligence Committee Requests Sally Yates to Testify Over Russia

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 21, 2017 at 4:00pm 4/21/2017 at 4:00pm
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The House Intelligence Committee has invited some former President Barack Obama’s administration officials to testify in a closed hearing over the panel’s investigation into possible Russian interference in our presidential election.

The committee included former acting Attorney General Sally Yates who President Donald Trump fired when she instructed Department of Justice “lawyers...

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Steve Bannon Cut from National Security Council

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 1:00pm 4/5/2017 at 1:00pm
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A recent revamp of Trump’s National Security Council cut former Breitbart News Chief Executive Steve Bannon’s role entirely.

Bannon’s role as a National Security Advisor was controversial from the get-go.

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Senate Intelligence Committee Won’t Accept Flynn’s Immunity Offer Right Now

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 31, 2017 at 5:30pm 3/31/2017 at 5:30pm

On Thursday, President Donald Trump’s former national security advisor Michael Flynn offered his testimony over possible Russian ties to Trump’s campaign in exchange for immunity.

The Senate Intelligence Committee has reportedly stated that the members will not accept his off “at this time.”

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Scarborough: MSM Ignoring Unmasking Of Trump Aides by Obama Admin

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 31, 2017 at 10:00am 3/31/2017 at 10:00am

On today’s Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough argued that the MSM is failing to cover the story of the Obama admin “unmasking”and leaking the names of Trump campaign people caught up in the intercepts of Russians.

According to Scarborough, 95% of the story is the attempt by the Russians to influence the election....

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New Crime in California: Performing Undercover Video Journalism While Not a Democrat

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 8:30pm 3/30/2017 at 8:30pm

The Democrat Attorney General Xavier Becerra of California has invented a new crime: Performing Undercover Video Journalism While Not a Democrat.

Of course, he didn’t call it that. Nor did his predecessor, now U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, when she launched an investigation of the undercover video operation to expose alleged fetal body part...

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Ex-CIA Director: Michael Flynn Discussed Removing Erdogan Foe With Turkey

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 24, 2017 at 5:48pm 3/24/2017 at 5:48pm

Last week, former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn acknowledged that he worked as a foreign agent with the firm Inovo, owned by Turkish-American businessman Ekim Alptekin, who has links to the Turkish government. The firm hired Flynn to investigate Fehtullah Gulen, a Turkish cleric living in Pennsylvania, that President Recep Tayyip...

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Some curious language in both Trump’s “wiretap” accusation and Obama’s defense

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 7:30pm 3/4/2017 at 7:30pm
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The hot dispute of the weekend is Donald Trump’s tweets this morning about alleged “wiretapping” by the Obama administration. Some thoughts below.

I don’t think you can view today’s tweets in isolation.

For the past several months (at least) we have lived in a world of non-stop innuendo suggesting that Donald Trump and/or...

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House Intelligence Chair: No Evidence of Trump, Russian Ties

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 27, 2017 at 4:30pm 2/27/2017 at 4:30pm

House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes announced there is no evidence of communication between President Donald Trump’s team and Russian officials:

“There is no evidence that I’ve been presented [by the intelligence community] of regular contact with anybody in the Trump campaign,” Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) told reporters.

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Comeback Kid? Hillary Tells Dems: ‘I’ll be right there with you every step of the way’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 27, 2017 at 10:00am 2/27/2017 at 10:00am

Remember the middle-school retort when someone would promise to join in on something: “is that a promise, or a threat?” The line comes to mind upon viewing a video that Hillary Clinton put out this past Friday, aired by Morning Joe today.

After urging Dems to stay focused on future elections, she declares...

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