Category Archives: Campaigns & Elections

Senators flag ‘unusual’ Susan Rice email on Russia probe from Inauguration Day

Monday 2 Republican senators said, ex-national security adviser Susan Rice sent an “unusual email” to herself the day President Trump was sworn into office documenting former President Barack Obama’s guidance at a high-level meeting about how law enforcement should investigate Russian interference in the 2016 presidential race. Continue reading →

Trump wants $1.5T infrastructure spending boost, cuts to red tape

Sunday an official at the White House revealed that the White House will unveil a plan to increase infrastructure spending by $1.5 trillion that relies heavily on state and local governments. Continue reading →

Schiff lobs ‘baseless’ claim that Steele referral aims to bring down Mueller probe, Grassley says

Grassley and Graham said they found evidence that either Steele lied to the FBI, or classified documents supporting government surveillance of former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page contained false statements. Continue reading →

Dana Loesch on Eric Holder Floating Presidential Run: ‘Here’s the Answer: No’

Wednesday, former Attorney General Eric Holder told reporters that he hasn’t ruled out a run for political office. During a Christian Science Monitor Newsmaker breakfast, Holder said he would make a decision by the end of the year on whether there may be “another chapter” in his government service. Continue reading →

NYPD ignored more than 1,500 federal requests to detain immigrants last year

Wednesday, a top NYPD official said New York City police ignored all 1,526 requests from federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to detain undocumented immigrants for up to 48 hours last year.

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Another longtime Comey aide leaving FBI

Fox News has learned the longtime head of public affairs at the FBI — who was a confidant of former director James Comey — is planning to retire. A notice went out this week for a retirement get-together for Michael Kortan scheduled for Feb. 15. Since 2009, Kortan has served as assistant director for public affairs, an influential job that controlled media access. He also served under former director Robert Mueller, now leading the Russia probe. Continue reading →

Democratic Sen. Mark Warner texted with Russian oligarch lobbyist in effort to contact dossier author Christopher Steele

Fox News has learned that Sen. Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee who has been leading a congressional investigation into President Trump’s alleged ties to Russia, had extensive contact last year with a lobbyist for a Russian oligarch who was offering Warner access to former British spy and dossier author Christopher Steele. Continue reading →

Schiff apparently pranked by Russian radio hosts who promised ‘naked Trump’ photos

The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee held an eight-minute phone conversation last year with Russian radio hosts posing as a Ukrainian politician who promised to provide compromising images of President Trump.

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Gowdy hints Sidney Blumenthal leaked info to dossier author Steele

Tuesday night, Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., strongly implied to Fox News that Clinton family confidant Sidney Blumenthal was a key link in a chain of information that helped create the controversial Trump-Russia dossier. Continue reading →

Fitton: FISA Memo Is ‘Devastating Blow’ to Mueller’s Russia Investigation

A controversial memo that shows alleged U.S. government surveillance abuses is a “devastating blow” to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, according to Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton. Continue reading →