Trump mocks Comey backlash: President accuses Cryin’ Chuck Schumer of hypocrisy after Senate minority leader claims firing of FBI director has ‘shattered’ the criminal justice system. [Read more…]
The FBI interviewed almost every terrorist who successfully struck America.
ews just broke that President Trump is dismissing the director of the FBI, James Comey. Comey will inevitably be remembered for the controversial role he played in the 2016 presidential election, where his agency conducted surveillance of the Trump campaign as well as investigated the Clinton camp for mishandling classified materials, giving both sides arguments for how the FBI ultimately swayed the vote. [Read more…]
Democrats blamed James Comey for Hillary Clinton’s loss. Now, Trump’s forced them to come to his defense.
President Donald Trump’s stunning axing of FBI Director James Comey might just be his most audacious political act yet. He had to know it would expose him to charges of a cover-up, to accusations that he fired Comey to rid himself of the person leading the investigation into whether his 2016 campaign colluded with Russia. He had to anticipate the amplified calls for an independent prosecutor as a result of the firing, and perhaps even the comparisons to President Richard Nixon’s “Saturday Night Massacre.” He must’ve weighed that the story could envelop his presidency for weeks, if not longer, potentially crippling momentum for his domestic legislative agenda and his overseas ambitions. And yet, Trump, the most irregular and unpredictable American political leader in modern times, did it anyway.
The president deliberated for more than a week before ousting the FBI chief who was investigating Trump associates.
President Donald Trump weighed firing his FBI director for more than a week. When he finally pulled the trigger Tuesday afternoon, he didn’t call James Comey. He sent his longtime private security guard to deliver the termination letter in a manila folder to FBI headquarters. He had grown enraged by the Russia investigation, two advisers said, frustrated by his inability to control the mushrooming narrative around Russia. He repeatedly asked aides why the Russia investigation wouldn’t disappear and demanded they speak out for him. He would sometimes scream at television clips about the probe, one adviser said. [Read more…]
Former President Barack Obama is traveling to Italy, where he will speak this week about food security and climate change.
The former president is expected to go to Milan to meet with several Italians and discuss the issues. On Monday, the former president is scheduled to meet with former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. That evening, he will attend a private dinner held by the Institute for International Political Studies. [Read more…]
Now’s the time prospective presidential candidates start taking the subtle but crucial behind-the-scenes steps that get them noticed by the political intelligentsia, and Sen. Kamala Harris is quietly following the script. She’s making speeches to key national constituencies. She’s due for an appearance at a Washington think-tank panel full of chattering-class presidential favorites that the national media will be reporting and analyzing, probably for days. She’s been fundraising for colleagues and making sure that she is forming relationships with key national reporters. [Read more…]
You are about to read a list of 45 goals that found their way down the halls of our great Capitol back in 1963. As you read this, 39 years later, you should be shocked by the events that have played themselves out. I first ran across this list 3 years ago but was unable to attain a copy and it has bothered me ever since. Recently, Jeff Rense posted it on his site and I would like to thank him for doing so. http://www.rense.com [Read more…]
Former U.S. President Barack Obama expressed his “fervent hope” on Sunday that members of Congress would look beyond party lines when considering the future of the country’s healthcare system. The Democrat’s remarks at a ceremony in Boston where he accepted the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation’s “Profile in Courage” Award came days after the Republican-controlled House of Representatives narrowly passed a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, the 2010 law that enabled 20 million more Americans to get health insurance. [Read more…]
Across America many small-business owners are cheering at the GOP win on repealing and replacing Obamacare. After years of debate, the House voted Thursday to repeal key parts of the Affordable Care Act and replace them with new provisions that change the way the federal government funds purchases of individual health plans and Medicaid. [Read more…]
Shark attacks are on the rise along the California coast. “Beach access to the water is closed today because we had a girl get bit by a shark,” said one park official.
Beachgoers were greeted by scary warning after 35-year-old They’re “itchy”: Why California shark sightings are on the risewas attacked in knee-deep water north of San Diego last week.
“It was a large wound,” said her surgeon, Dr. Gail Tominaga. Tominaga said Ericson likely survived because of quick action on the beach. [Read more…]