Top Grassley aide isn’t even pretending to take Kavanaugh assault allegation seriously

On Wednesday evening, Mike Davis, chief counsel for nominations for the Senate Judiciary Committee chaired by Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA), posted a tweet indicating he’s not even pretending to take Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh seriously. “Unfazed…

Trump’s CFO Flips On Him, And Why That’s Important

Allen Weisselberg, longtime chief financial officer of the Trump Organization, has been granted immunity by federal prosecutors as part of their investigation into President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, NBC News reported Friday, citing multiple people with knowledge of the matter. On Tuesday,…

New sentencing memo lays out George Papadopoulos’ lies to the FBI

Buried underneath the news about President Donald Trump stripping former CIA chief John Brennan of security clearance and new details to be revealed in Omarosa’s forthcoming book, special counsel Robert Mueller’s office released a new document shining a bit more light on how a former…

New release shows how fake Russian tweets pushed Jade Helm conspiracy theories

A few months ago, former CIA chief Michael Hayden let slip something of a bombshell about Russia’s social media interference operations. Appearing on MSNBC’s Morning Joe podcast, Hayden said “Russian bots” had helped hype conspiracy theories surrounding the 2015 Jade Helm military exercise. The exercise, which…

Murray Energy backs opposition to offshore Ohio wind farm

Coal company Murray Energy, whose chief executive is a major supporter of President Donald Trump, has reportedly been funding opposition to an offshore wind farm project in Lake Erie, according to lawyers representing the project. Murray Energy kept its relationship to the wind farm’s opposition…

If Kavanaugh is confirmed, you can kiss the right to vote goodbye

Chief Justice John Roberts has a plan to neuter the Voting Rights Act. All of it. He’s held onto this plan for nearly forty years, waiting for the day when he could deploy it. That day is nearly upon us. If the Senate confirms Supreme…

EXCLUSIVE: Former Fox News reporter warns that Trump team is ‘still colluding’ with the Russians

Former Fox News Channel chief political correspondent Carl Cameron has a warning for America: “The Trump team were colluding with the Russians in 2016 – and they are still colluding.” Cameron is especially worth listening to now that the Justice Department has confirmed in its Friday indictments…

Scott Pruitt’s successor may be more dangerous, critics say

With scandal-plagued former Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief Scott Pruitt finally out, Trump supporters and industry officials are eager to portray his replacement as a vast improvement — despite the fact that he is expected to pick up right where Pruitt left off on key…

Is another ex-Trump staffer selling access to corporations with business before the administration?

Reince Priebus, former White House chief of staff for President Donald Trump, has offered advice to T-Mobile ahead of the company’s proposed merger with Sprint, according to a report by Politico Tuesday. The merger would require approval from the Justice Department. Two people familiar with the conversations told…