Senate intel digs for more Michael Flynn documents

June 21, 2017

(CNN)The leaders of the Senate Russia investigation are probing for more information from former national security adviser Michael Flynn, a process that is ongoing as he provides additional documents in response to their subpoenas. Sen. Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the investigation, said they planned to discuss more what they were looking for in the second batch of documents they are seeking from Flynn. …

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NBC Has A Right To Book Alex Jones, But Does It Have A Good Enough Reason?

June 14, 2017

… against him and his liberty-loving audience. Its where hes also helpedSept. 11 terrorist attacks being an inside job, and the slaughter of 20 children at Sandy Hook Elementary School a hoax. Such conspiracy mongering wouldnt so dangerous if unhinged individuals werent or if Infowars didnt have. President Donald Trump, known for pushing conspiracy theories himself, has appeared on the show, and longtime outside adviser Roger Stone is regular guest and occasional fill-in host. Kelly cited …

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The questions that could determine Sessions’ fate

June 13, 2017

… during a transition? Sessions was nominated to be attorney general in the middle of November, before Kushner reportedly attempted to set up a back channel with Russian officials. He was a foreign policy adviser during the campaign and in the running to be vice president. The Kushner meetings would likely have been discussed within Trump’s inner circle. If Sessions has any information or even a view on this, it will be newsworthy. It is also the question his boss will be watching closely. …

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Tim Cook, Jeff Bezos and more tech CEOs are set to attend a White House summit with Jared Kushner

June 11, 2017

… executives followed by smaller sessions on particular topics, including those involving tech sales to government agencies, said the people, who asked not to be identified discussing internal matters. The council is made up of government officials, such as the U.S. chief technology officer, and is led by Jared Kushner, the presidents son-in-law and senior adviser. SEE ALSO: Here’s how to kill electric cars Eleven companies have been invited to participate in the June 19 summit, the people …

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EPA Inspector General Probing Whether Agency Staffer Colluded With Monsanto

June 7, 2017

… adviser to the Environmental Defense Fund and a consultant to a law firm involved in glyphosate litigation. Members of the EU Parliament had asked him to review a portion of the proprietary data EFSA released to them, though he is not allowed to make that data more widely available, he said. The lawyers back in the States havent seen this, Portier told HuffPost. Portier, who added that he wasnt compensated for this work, said he is going to write to the EPA administrator himself because they …

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Twitter has some ideas for the real ‘problem with Jared Kushner’

June 4, 2017

So many problems.Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock The New York Times editorial board thinks there’s a problem with Jared Kushner. And Twitter agrees. The board on Friday published an editorial outlining Kushner’s secret communications with Russian officials while still a private citizen. The opinion piece argued that Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, is unfit to serve in the White House and that he should just go back to New York already. “No …

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Report: Russian Billionaire Linked To Manafort Seeks Immunity To Testify

… funnel millions of dollarsto two Washington lobbying firms from 2010 to 2014. The FBI also is reportedly investigating activities of Trumps ousted National Security adviser Michael Flynn, former campaign advisers Carter Page and Roger Stone, and top White House aide and Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner. There was no indication that the FBI has sought to question Deripaska for its investigation, the Times reported. Related Coverage Report: Paul Manafort Advising Chinese Billionaire On …

May 27, 2017
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REPORT: Trump To Set Up ‘War Room’ To Repel Russia Probe Attacks

… adviser to Trump, will be involved in the new strategic messaging operation, as will Steve Bannon, another top adviser who specializes in managing Trumps populist appeal and shaping his political image, the sources said. Bannon and Trumps chief of staff, Reince Priebus, have been laying the groundwork for the plan this week, they added. Corey Lewandowski, Trumps former campaign manager, is also expected to be part of the effort. Lewandowski, who has been seen in the White House recently, could …

May 27, 2017
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Trump Finds It Harder To Recruit Talent As His Scandals Pile Up

… that began with Trump firing the FBI director while the bureau was investigating the Trump campaigns possible collusion with Russia and was followed by an Oval Office meeting last week with Russian officials during which Trump reportedly revealed highly classified information.ThenTuesdaycame the multiple reports that Trump had asked FBI Director James Comey to end his investigation of Michael Flynn, Trumps first national security adviser. Up to now, many experienced national security hands had …

May 17, 2017
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Gergen: ‘We’re in impeachment territory now’

(CNN)If President Trump truly did ask James Comey to end the investigation into national security adviser Michael Flynn — as the former FBI director is said to have claimed in a memo — then the United States has reached a rare tipping point, David Gergen said Tuesday night. “After watching the Clinton impeachment I thought I’d never see another one, but I think we’re in impeachment territory now for the first time,” he told Anderson Cooper during a live CNN …

May 17, 2017
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