While the testimony of former CIA director John Brennan on Tuesday was a visual reminder that the House Intelligence Committee’s Russia investigation was at last getting back into action after a long Devin Nunes-inspired delay, it’s far from the only game in town. Show More Summary
Ladies and gentlemen, your president.
Today's edition of quick hits.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has approved legislation to cut the time it takes for the Department of Veterans Affairs to handle appeals from veterans unhappy with their disability payouts. The bill would allow veterans to file "express" appeals if they waive their right to a hearing or the ability to submit new evidence.
Donald Trump may be in Rome, but he clearly left an anonymous philosopher running the store. Responding to former CIA Director John Brennan’s testimony before the House Intelligence Committee, someone in the shadowy bowels of Trump central...Show More Summary
The Associated Press reported this month that Sallyport Global had fired two company investigators after they uncovered evidence of the trafficking as well as alcohol smuggling and major security violations at Balad Air Base.
In its report on Roger Ailes' funeral, conservative Lifezette noted that Kimberly Guilfoyle called him a "champion of women." In a rather lengthy account of Ailes' funeral by Laura Ingraham's Lifezette website, there was this brief but...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate intelligence committee to subpoena two of former national security adviser Mike Flynn's businesses.
Donald Trump's argument that the Russia scandal is a "witch hunt" was thoroughly discredited today by the former director of the CIA.
Economists around the country are calling foul on a $2 trillion sleight of hand in the budget OMB Director Mick Mulvaney released while popular vote loser Donald Trump is away. It's either a dose of the kind of magical budget thinking...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers, citing AP report, probe US defense contractor accused of shutting down sex trafficking investigation in Iraq.
Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III, America’s most racist Keebler elf, appeared to eat some humble pie yesterday after backing off the Department of Justice’s ongoing threats to strip money from sanctuary cities. The Huffington Post reported that...Show More Summary
[clmediameta nid=130054] This is such a good, quick save I had to share. The Israeli Ambassador to the United States, American-born Ron Dermer, is sitting on the green couch on the right when Donald Trump, sitting in Israel, says "We...Show More Summary
Donald Trump asked two of the government's top intelligence chiefs to publicly deny evidence of cooperation between his campaign and Russia during the 2016 election, multiple current and former US officials confirmed to CNN Monday. Trump spoke to Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Adm. Show More Summary
Whether it’s in the House or Senate, every investigation into the Trump campaign’s collusion with Russian officials tends to go the same way. Democratic Senator A? Yes, here are some questions about the Trump campaign’s collusion with Russia. Show More Summary
Russell said in a news release Tuesday that he wants to lead the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee when current committee chairman and fellow Republican Jason Chaffetz of Utah steps down.
The Trump administration's proposed budget isn't just unconscionable for how inhumane it is, it's a sweeping effort to hamstring science, setting back lifesaving advances in both medical research and treatment that will inevitably make...Show More Summary
Is Trey Gowdy the dumbest fucking cracker in Congress again? WHOA IF TRUE!
Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn will invoke his Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination as he notifies a Senate panel that he won't hand over documents in the probe into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter. Show More Summary