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Senate Intel Chair: “No Hard Evidence” of Collusion

Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr Wednesday indicated Wednesday that his panel, after seven years of investigation – or something – had come up with jack s#&% on collusion. “I can say as it relates to the Senate Intelligence Committee investigation that we have no hard evidence of collusion, said Richard Burr, R-N.C. “Now, we’re… Continue Reading

Trump Suggests He Did Not Direct Cohen to Make Payments

President Trump said Wednesday in an interview with Fox News that he knew “later on” about hush money payments made by his former attorney Michael Cohen to women accusing Trump of extramarital sex, but he did not say when he found out about the payments, at least in the clip provided by Fox News. Ainsley… Continue Reading

Why Neither Cohen – Nor Trump – May Be Guilty of Campaign Finance Violations

If you look at the actual campaign finance laws, it appears that Michael Cohen – and therefore President Trump, who is already being convicted in the press as his co-conspirator – is not necessarily guilty of violating those laws. First of all, I want to credit Mark Levin for some of the ideas in this… Continue Reading

How Trump is Being Vilified for Something that Helps Exculpate Him

Everyone’s talking about a New York Times story suggesting that White House Counsel Don McGahn may have been seeking to protect himself and harm President Trump by spending 30 hours talking to special counsel Robert Mueller. A fifth column! Rats abandoning the sinking ship! As the Wall Street Journal points out today, maybe just the… Continue Reading

Here’s Why Cohen is Singing: He’s under Investigation for $20M in Loans

So in case you were wondering why it is that Michael Cohen has turned on President Trump, it appears he is under investigation for possible misdeeds related to $20 million in loans, according to the New York Times. From the Times piece: Federal authorities investigating whether President Trump’s former personal lawyer and fixer, Michael D.… Continue Reading

Where Were the Calls to Prosecute Obama for Obstruction of Justice?

When Barack Obama did what President Trump is accused of, trying to influence a Justice Department investigation, there were no calls to impeach him or to prosecute him for obstruction. At least not among “mainstream” analysts. The reasons, in short, are that Obama is favored by the mainstream media and that he didn’t have a… Continue Reading

Mueller Offers to Limit Questions He Would Ask Trump

According to the Washington Post: Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III indicated this week that he is willing to reduce the number of questions his investigators would pose to President Trump in an interview, renewing negotiations with Trump’s lawyers about a presidential sit-down after an extended standoff, according to two people briefed on the negotiations.… Continue Reading

Trump Denies Cohen Allegation that He Knew About Don Jr. Meeting

Former Trump attorney and all-around fixer and hatchet man Michael Cohen is alleging to the Mueller gang that President Trump knew about a meeting arranged by Donald Trump Jr. to get dirt on Hillary Clinton from a Russian government-connected source. Trump denied it Friday morning. …..I did NOT know of the meeting with my son,… Continue Reading

Trump May Revoke Security Clearances of Brennan, Clapper, Comey, Hayden and Rice

President Trump is exploring “mechanisms” for revoking the security clearances of former CIA Director John Brennan, former FBI Director James Comey, former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, former National Security Agency Michael Hayden, former National Security Adviser Susan Rice, and former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said certain… Continue Reading

Trump Indicates He May Believe Putin Over His Intel Agencies on Russia Hacking

President Trump Monday suggested that he might take Russian President Putin at his word that Russia did not interfere in the 2016 election. Trump was asked whether he blieved U.S intelligence agencies or Putin. Trump said: [Director of National Intelligence] Dan Coats came to me. They said, they think it’s Russia. I have President Putin,… Continue Reading

Michael Cohen: “Family and Country” Before Trump

I dunno. Michael Cohen doesn’t, you know, impress me as the most ethical attorney around. Wait a second, I don’t want to get sued. I’m not saying he’s unethical. Just not the most ethical, okay? My gosh, call of your dogs! Let’s face it Mr. President, you hired a shark because you needed an attorney… Continue Reading