Senate Investigation Concludes Russia Interfered to Help Trump Win

–The investigation into Trump Russia by the Senate Intelligence Committee concludes that Russia did interfere in the 2016 election specifically with the goal of helping Donald Trump defeat Hillary Clinton, a conclusion that is at direct odds with that of the House investigation https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/trump-russia-probe-senate-investigation-us-election-house-probe-a8354786.html https://www.cnn.com/2018/05/16/politics/trump-financial-disclosure-report/index.html…

Gina Haspel’s confirmation doesn’t resolve key issues regarding her role in overseeing torture

The Senate voted Thursday to confirm Gina Haspel lead the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), despite objections from many Democrats and some Republicans about her role in the agency’s torture program after 9/11. The 54–45 vote Thursday afternoon brings to a close a long and fraught…

Senate Transcript Confirms Trump Jr Wanted to Collude with Russia

–The release of 2500 pages of transcripts from the Senate Intelligence Committee confirm what was long suspected, that Donald Trump, Jr had every intention to collude with Russia, and intended to https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/thousands-of-pages-of-congressional-testimony-shed-light-on-2016-trump-tower-meeting/2018/05/16/316192fc-58b4-11e8-8836-a4a123c359ab_story.html https://www.newyorker.com/news/our-columnists/senate-transcripts-show-that-trump-jr-wanted-to-collude-with-russians -Become a Member: https://www.davidpakman.com/membership -Support Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/davidpakmanshow -Donate via Bitcoin: 15evMNUN1g4qdRxywbHFCKNfdCTjxtztfj…

These are the revelations from Don Jr.’s extraordinary testimony about his meeting with the Russians

On Wednesday, the Senate Intelligence Committee released 1800 pages of testimony from their ongoing investigation into potential Russian influence in the 2016 election and the Trump campaign. Among the documents was a 224-page transcript of an interview with Donald Trump Jr., focusing on his June…

Haspel says CIA destroyed 92 interrogation tapes of ‘1 detainee.’ Official records contradict that.

At an open confirmation hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday, acting CIA Director Gina Haspel testified that the agency destroyed video tapes that show the harsh interrogation of “one detainee” in 2005 — a decision with which she was closely involved. But internal…

Republican congressman threatens to hold Republican Attorney General in contempt

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA), the Trump apologist who chairs the House Intelligence Committee, threatened on Fox News Sunday to “hold the attorney general of the United States in contempt” over a dispute regarding unredacted documents that Nunes wants from the Justice Department. In April, Nunes…

Report: Trump aides hired spies to ‘get dirt’ on Obama officials behind Iran deal

Aides to President Donald Trump hired a private Israeli intelligence firm in May to “get dirt” on former Obama administration officials behind the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, according to a report in The Observer. “The idea was that people acting for Trump would discredit those…

House Republicans buried this new email from Flynn in their report on Russian election interference

On Friday, the Republican members of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence released a 253-page report on their investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. The purpose of the report, which the Democrats on the committee said was issued prematurely, was to announce…