Via Mediaite: On Fox News last night, Jesse Watters suggested that there may be an anti-Trump “coup” going on. Watters brought up the anti-Trump texts from Peter Strzok and another FBI agent, including the “insurance policy” wording,...Show More Summary
Citation data for articles colored by availability of a full text, as indicated in Wikidata. Mind the artifacts. Reproduce with this query and the new GraphBuilder functionality. Bianca Kramer (of 101 Innovations fame) is the first to...Show More Summary
James Holmes Security, Asia And why? So now China is overtly threatening cross-strait war should U.S. Navy vessels tarry at seaports in Taiwan. Congress and the Trump administration contemplate such port calls in the text of the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act. Show More Summary
“I had like a two-page summary I went through with leadership. I never saw the actual text.” — Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN), in an interview with the International Business Times, denying knowing about a controversial last-minute provision slipped into the [...]
Paging Attorney General Jeff Sessions…the American people need you. The chief legal officer of the United States says he isn’t ready to appoint a second special counsel to investigate Peter Strzok’s anti-Trump text messages. Zerohedge...Show More Summary
The Department of Justice’s decision to release controversial text messages between an FBI agent working for special counsel Robert Mueller and a senior attorney at the bureau may backfire, said Tina Nguyen at Vanity Fair. Releasing private communications between two bureau employees has...
How’s that Trump impeachment thingy comin’ along? Ben Shapiro writes that CNN has published text messages between the former second-in-command in FBI counterintelligence, Peter Strzok, and his mistress and co-worker Lisa Page. Strzok...Show More Summary
“A few weeks ago, I texted my writing group, ‘All I really want is to be just famous enough to have my own celebrity book club.’ I was kind of kidding. But I kind of wasn’t. Because, like portion-packaged organic snacks delivered to your door, isn’t book club ownership one step closer to having it … The post Some Thoughts on Celebrity Book Clubs appeared first on The Millions.
The text of the GOP tax complication legislation The Republicans, after holding one sham “public hearing” on their conference bill (without any text released) have on late Friday released the text of their (Republicans only) agreed-upon final bill that will be put to a House and Senate vote as early as Tuesday, December 19, even […]
While we published both the full text(1,097 pages) and the "explanatory" statement (only 570 pages) released by the House-Senate conference committee on the final Republican Tax Bill, also known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), we...Show More Summary
A chorus of Republicans continued to question the the credibility of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe this week amid reports that two former investigators sent text messages critical of President Donald Trump during theShow More Summary
On Friday night at 5:30 p.m., Republicans finally released their 1,097-page tax bill, including 503 pages of legislative text, to the public. The complex legislation impacts nearly the entire federal tax system and is not light reading. Votes are scheduled in the House and the Senate for early next week. The legislation is the result […]
Anwen Crawford reflects on newly published letters from Sylvia Plath; “The belief among many of Plath’s devotees seems to be that if we can get clear of other people’s fingerprints on her texts, allowing Plath to ‘fully narrate her own autobiography,’ as the editors here describe it, we will at last solve the riddle of her. Show More Summary
Rasmus Bjørn has created the webpage Prehistoric loan relations: Foreign elements in the Proto-Indo-European vocabulary; the introductory text is self-explanatory: This page allows historical linguists to compare and scrutinize proposed prehistoric lexical borrowings from the perspective of Proto-Indo-European. Show More Summary
MOLLIE HEMINGWAY: 8 Worst Defenses Of FBI Agent’s Anti-Trump ‘Insurance Policy’ Texts.
WALL STREET JOURNAL: SECRETS THE FBI SHOULDN’T KEEP. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team is emphasizing its ejection of FBI agent Peter Strzok immediately upon learning about anti-Trump texts he exchanged with another FBI employee, Lisa Page, before the 2016 election. But when did the FBI learn of the messages? The inspector general’s investigation began in […]
Many of the texts from FBI official Peter Strzok, often going to Lisa Page and back, were benign. Others, horrendous and worrisome. Texts like Strzok/Page texts LP – And maybe
What a crazy story, dropped last night in The Washington Post. Excerpt:“So look,” the text from Page to Strzok reads, “you say we text on that phone when we talk about Hillary because it can’t be traced, you were just venting [because]...Show More Summary
DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz told House Judiciary Democrats in a letter on Friday that the department did not consult his office before releasing text messages that are currently under OIG investigation to Congress and theShow More Summary
Republicans on Friday released the final text of the compromise version of their massive tax bill. The compromise bill, crafted by GOP members of the congressional tax committees, features a few changes from the House and Senate versions. Show More Summary