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Jan 20 2021
Late Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning, President Donald Trump was busy issuing a long list of pardons and sentence commutations, including for former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, rapper and Trump supporter Lil Wayne, and scores more.
According to reports, Trump fired off a total of 73 pardons and 70 commutations, but did not pardon himself or any members of hisThe Blaze
Feb 18 2017
FBI Director James Comey held a three-hour classified briefing with members of the Senate Intelligence Committee amid rancorous questions about ties between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russian officials, according to a report in The Hill.Newsmax (News)
Jan 17 2019
What broke the Internet? Was it the business model, the tech bros’ myopia, Russian infiltrators, millennials? Lately commentators have heaved a world-weary sigh and pointed at a more existential culprit: human nature. That sounds like a compelling, intuitive -answer—after all, people online do lots of awful and ugly stuff. As a diagnosis, though, it’s dangerously superficial and lets techEli Pariser
Mar 22 2017
The White House moves to disassociate itself from four Trump associates linked to Russia. A new report suggests that one of them, former campaign chair Paul Manafort, secretly worked for a Russian billionaire to help Vladimir Putin.Christian Science Monitor
Jan 06 2017
President-elect Donald Trump is expected to be briefed Friday on a report prepared by the U.S. intelligence community on Russian hacking activities in the presidential election -- after he spent this week still questioning the veracity of their previous assessments.CBS News (Online)
Jul 27 2020
What do you call it when a hedge fund buys a local newspaper and squeezes it for revenue, laying off editors and reporters and selling off the paper’s downtown headquarters for conversion into luxury condos or a boutique hotel?
The devastation has become common enough that some observers have resorted to shorthand for what collectively amounts to an extinction-level event. One formerNew York Times (News)
Feb 05 2017
President Donald Trump said he had respect for Russian President Vladimir Putin and asked whether the United States is innocent in an interview with Fox News' Bill O’Reilly set to air ahead of the Super Bowl on Sunday.Newsmax (News)
Sep 12 2015
The growing rift between the United States and Russia over concerns that Moscow is employing its military to protect Syria's embattled president appeared to widen Friday when a Russian official called for military cooperation with Washington in order to avoid "unintended incidents."
The comments were made after Western intelligence sources told Fox News that Russia escalated itsFox News (Online News)
May 13 2017
Voting Rights Roundup: Trump forms new 'voting integrity' commission to legitimize voter suppression
Right after he appeared to commit obstruction of justice by firing FBI Director James Comey to derail an investigation of collusion with Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump once again resorted to phony voter fraud claims to change the subject.Daily Kos
Apr 20 2019
President Donald Trump's approval rating sank to a new yearly low following the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the investigation into Trump's campaign and Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. According to the latest Reuters/Ipsos, Trump's approval rating dropped to 37 percent after the Justice Department released a redacted version of the MuellerThe Blaze