Authored by Jason Ditz via AntiWar.com, A new report from the Washington Post today quoted a series of Obama Administration officials reiterating their official narrative on Russia’s accused hacking of the 2016 election. While most of...Show More Summary
A car has plowed into a gathering of people celebrating Eid prayers to mark the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan near a Newcastle mosque, according to local media reports cited by Russia Today. Six people have been injured and a female driver has been arrested, police said. Show More Summary
Last month, we reported on a poll showing most Americans don’t want to see President Donald Trump impeached. Today, a new poll released exclusively to the Hill shows that most Americans feel the investigations into alleged collusionShow More Summary
Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk.com, The absurd hysteria over Russia continues today from yours and my favorite Russia-hysteria promotion site: the Washington Post. Fake News For Your Eyes Only Today’s joke of the day is an “exclusive”...Show More Summary
Bonus stories: NSA Uses Trick to Spy On Americans U.S. Participating In Torture Again … Because We Didn’t Learn Any Lessons from Iraq Today’s lengthy Washington Post’s story makes it clear that former CIA boss John Brennan is largely responsible for driving the claim that Russia hacked the election. But Brennan is a proven, documented liar. Show More Summary
Milana Vayntrub, whom you might know from the hit show This Is Us, came to the United States from Russia when she was three.
A few items of note today, the last two somewhat tangential but nonetheless worth noting:1. Dana Bash, Evan Perez, and Manu Raju at CNN: [Contenet Note: Video may autoplay at link] Intel Chiefs Tell Investigators Trump Suggested They...Show More Summary
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President Donald Trump sought to lay blame for Russia's interference in the 2016 US election on former President Barack Obama during a Fox News interview Friday. " Well I just heard today for the first time that Obama knew about Russia a long time before the election, and he did nothing about it. Show More Summary
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Donald Trump today, yet again this morning, questioned whether Russia interfered in the 2016 US election. While it’s been an established fact for a while now, Trump has vacillated on the issue for months. Here’s what Trump said this morning on Twitter: When asked this week whether Trump believes Russia interfered, White House spokesman Sean […]
(Scott Johnson) Washington Post reporters Greg Miller, Ellen Nakashima and Adam Entous bring us “Obama’s secret struggle to punish Russia for Putin’s election assault.” They purport to give us the inside story on the collections of intelligence...Show More Summary
What a WaPo story: In political terms, Russia’s interference was the crime of the century, an unprecedented and largely successful destabilizing attack on American democracy. It was a case that took almost no time to solve, traced to the Kremlin … Continue reading ?
This morning former DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson testified before the House committee investigating Russia’s 2016 election subversion campaign. In the course of the hearing we heard the jarring information that Johnson only heard aboutShow More Summary
Bright shiny Donald Trump reality TV lights blinded the press and public to the fact that Russia was tampering with their presidential election, former Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson today told the House IntelShow More Summary
Sean Spicer refused to answer if Donald Trump believes the Russian government interfered in the 2016 general election. Today was the first time Spicer appeared on camera in over a week and the press was very tame on the embattled press...Show More Summary
President Donald Trump “has said he will make an announcement” as to whether he taped conversations with FBI Director James Comey before sacking him, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said at the close of today’s press briefing,...Show More Summary
Bloomberg: U.S. Expands Russia Sanctions as Trump Meets Ukrainian Head. The U.S. Treasury Department imposed sanctions on more Russian companies and individuals as well as separatists in rebel-held areas of eastern Ukraine as President Donald Trump held White House talks with Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko. Show More Summary
BUT THE NARRATIVE! In another transparent attempt to distract the American people from his treasonous collusion with the Russian government, the Trump administration today announced new sanctions on Russia and on Ukrainian separatis...