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Posts Tagged ‘ Russia ’

EX CIA Chief: Russians Contacted Trump Campaign

23/05/2017

Former CIA Director John Brennan told the House intelligence committee Tuesday that he warned Russia against meddling in the U.S. presidential election. Testifying to the House Intelligence Committee, Brennan said that on Aug. 4, 2016, he spoke to Alexander Bortnikov, who is the head of Russia’s FSB, and told him that if the Kremlin...
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Trump Asked Intelligence Chiefs To Deny Evidence Of Russia Collusion

22/05/2017

President Donald Trump asked two of the country’s most senior intelligence officials to publicly deny the existence of any evidence linking his presidential campaign with Russian efforts to undermine the American political process, The Washington Post reported on Monday evening. According to the Post, Trump appealed to Daniel Coats, the director of national intelligence,...
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Trump Seems To Confirm Israel Was Source Of Intel He Gave Russians

22/05/2017

President Trump on Monday seemed to confirm The New York Times’ report that Israel was the source of classified intelligence he revealed to Russian officials during an Oval Office visit several weeks ago. “I never mentioned the word or the name Israel. Never mentioned during that conversation,” he told reporters during a press availability...
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Flynn Will Invoke Fifth Amendment, Refuse To Comply With Subpoena

22/05/2017

Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn will refuse to comply with a subpoena and invoke his Fifth Amendment rights against self-incrimination on Monday, according to a report by the Associated Press. The subpoena seeking documents was issued by the Senate Intelligence Committee regarding an investigation into Russian meddling—and President Trump’s potential role in that...
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Stupid Watergate: John Oliver Breaks Down Trump Scandals Week

22/05/2017

John Oliver explained the recent Trump scandals and how exhausting it’s been. “Because the last seven days have been absolutely insane.” “We have to track the latest developments in ‘Stupid Watergate’, a scandal with all the potential ramifications of Watergate but where everyone involved is stupid and bad at everything.” “You should not even...
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Congress Told Trump-Russia Probe Now Includes Possible Cover-Up

19/05/2017

Investigators into Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential elections are now also probing whether White House officials have engaged in a cover-up, according to members of Congress who were briefed Friday by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. That avenue of investigation was added in recent weeks after assertions by former FBI Director James Comey...
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MUST SEE Time Magazine Trump-Russia Cover

19/05/2017

Time magazine published an eye-catching cover Thursday aimed at the Trump presidency — this time depicting the White House being overtaken by Russian onion domes. The new cover comes amid the escalating controversy over the Trump administration’s relationship with Russia. And it’s a winking reference to the news earlier this week, when President Donald...
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Report: Russia Probe Reaches Current White House Official

19/05/2017

The ongoing FBI probe into ties between Russia and the Trump campaign has identified a current White House official as “a significant person of interest,” The Washington Post reported Friday. The individual was described by people familiar with the matter as “someone close to the president,” although the sources declined to name names. So...
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Trump To Russians: Firing ‘Nut Job’ Comey Eased Probe ‘Pressure’

19/05/2017

President Trump reportedly told Russian officials on May 10 in the Oval Office that firing “nut job” ex-FBI Director James Comey relieved “great pressure” on him, according to The New York Times. “I just fired the head of the FBI He was crazy, a real nut job,” Trump allegedly said, based on a document...
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Trump To Embark On High-Stakes 8-Day Trip Abroad

19/05/2017

President Trump sets off Friday on his first foreign tour since taking office, making five stops in four countries over eight days. Joined by first lady Melania Trump and a large retinue of advisers, Trump will visit Saudi Arabia, Israel, Italy, and Belgium. The agenda includes attending the NATO and G7 summits; meetings with...
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Trump Asked Comey When FBI Would Announce He Was Not Under Investigation

18/05/2017

President Trump called the F.B.I. director, James B. Comey, weeks after he took office and asked him when federal authorities were going to put out word that Mr. Trump was not personally under investigation, according to two people briefed on the call. Mr. Comey told the president that if he wanted to know details...
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Trump: Greatest ‘Witch Hunt’ In US History

18/05/2017

President Trump protested what he perceived to be unfair treatment following the Justice Department’s appointment Wednesday evening of a special prosecutor to oversee the investigation into Russian influence in the 2016 election. “With all of the illegal acts that took place in the Clinton campaign Obama Administration, there was never a special counsel...
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Trump Campaign Had 18 Undisclosed Contacts With Russians

18/05/2017

Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, along with other advisers to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, were in contact with Russians in at least 18 calls or emails during the last seven months of the election, according to records now under review by the FBI and congressional investigators. Reuters reports that at least six of...
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House Majority Leader in 2016: ‘I Think Putin Pays’ Trump – READ TRANSCRIPT

17/05/2017

One month before Donald Trump won the Republican nomination, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy claimed in private that Trump was likely receiving payments from Russian President Vladimir Putin. “There’s two people I think Putin pays: Rohrabacher and Trump,” the Republican leader said in audio of a June 15, 2016 exchange, listened to, verified, and...
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Trump Was Aware Flynn Was Under Investigation Before Inauguration

17/05/2017

According to a report in The New York Times, former national security adviser Michael Flynn informed President Trump’s transition team weeks before the inauguration that he was under federal investigation. The alleged warning which came about a month after the Justice Department notified Flynn of the inquiry, which focused on his alleged secret work...
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DOJ appoints ex-FBI Director Robert Mueller to Oversee Russian Probe

17/05/2017

DOJ appoints former FBI director Bob Mueller as special counsel to investigate Trump campaign/Russia ties. DOJ spokesperson says White House’s Counsel’s Office was informed of the appointment of special counsel after the order was signed this afternoon. CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE LIVE STREAM   MORE: DOJ appoints former FBI director Robert Mueller as...
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McCain: Trump Scandal Has Hit ‘Watergate Size’

17/05/2017

Former GOP presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, responding to multiple reports that President Trump asked former FBI Director James Comey to halt the bureau’s investigation into Michael Flynn, said Tuesday evening that Trump’s various scandals had reached a “Watergate size and scale. “I think we’ve seen this movie before. I think it appears at...
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Putin: I’ll Release Trump-Lavrov Meeting Records

17/05/2017

Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said he would be willing to hand over to U.S. lawmakers the transcripts of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov’s meeting with President Trump. According to Putin, the U.S. president had not passed on any classified information to Lavrov during their Oval Office visit last week, and such transcripts, the Russian...
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Report: Israel Was Source Of Secret Trump Intel

16/05/2017

President Trump disclosed classified information provided by Israel during a talk with top Russian officials in the Oval Office, The New York Times reported Monday. As originally reported by the Washington Post, Trump shared the information with Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Ambassador Sergey Kislyak last week during their visit to the White House....
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McMaster: Trump Didn’t Even Know Where Info Came From

16/05/2017

President Trump’s national security adviser, Gen. H.R. McMaster, said on Tuesday that the commander-in-chief wasn’t aware of where his information came from when he divulged it to Russian officials last week in the Oval Office. Following a media firestorm over the president sharing classified information with foreign officials, McMaster defended Trump’s conversation with the...
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Trevor Noah Rips Trump For Revealing “Highly Classified” Intel To Russians

16/05/2017

Trevor Noah rips Mr. Trump over classified leaked intel to the Russians “So the good news is, Trump listens during intel briefings. And the bad news is, Trump listens during intel briefings.”
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Colbert To Trump: Please Resign [VIDEO]

16/05/2017

Last night Stephen Colbert addressed the news reports of President Trump leaking highly classified intelligence when he met with Russian officials last week. “Well, ladies and gentlemen, I’ve got good news, and I got bad news. The bad news: The Washington Post reports that Donald Trump revealed highly classified information to the Russian foreign...
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Trump To Host Turkish President Erdogan At White House Today

16/05/2017

On Tuesday, President Trump will hold a meeting at the White House with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Key topics are expected to be Turkey’s opposition to a Trump plan to arm Kurdish fighters for an offensive to capture the Islamic State capital of Raqqa, and Turkey’s call for the U.S. to extradite a...
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Yates: Russians Had ‘Real Leverage’ Over Flynn [VIDEO]

16/05/2017

Russian officials had “real leverage” over former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates told CNN. In a new interview with Anderson Cooper, Yates says Flynn was in a “serious compromise situation,” which led her to inform the White House. Before his dismissal, Flynn lied to Vice President Mike Pence,...
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Trump Admits Passing Intel To Russia After WH Denial

16/05/2017

President Trump appeared to confirm Tuesday that he revealed highly classified intelligence information to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak in a meeting last week, as was first reported by The Washington Post on Monday night. “As president, I wanted to share with Russia (at an openly scheduled ...
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Trump Revealed Highly Classified Info to Russian Foreign Minister & Ambassador

15/05/2017

According to the Washington Post Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian foreign minister and ambassador when he met with them in the oval office last week, a day after firing FBI Director Comey. President Trump revealed highly classified information to the Russian foreign minister and ambassador in a White House meeting last week,...
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North Korea Says It Launched A Missile Capable Of Carrying A Nuclear Warhead

15/05/2017

North Korea’s ballistic rocket test Sunday was “aimed at verifying the tactical and technological specifications” of a newly developed missile “capable of carrying a large-size heavy nuclear warhead,” the country’s official KCNA news agency said Monday. The launch was supervised by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, KCNA said, and the missile flew about...
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Does the DOJ Have a Sealed Indictment Against Trump?

14/05/2017

As show by the recently released Dutch Documentary, there are lots of links between Trump and Russian mobsters. This documentary by ZEMBLA confirms everything points out that not only has TrumpCo had a long term relationship with a documented Russian Mobster Felix Sater including hiring him and giving him his own office inside Trump...
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President Trump Threatens Comey With ‘Tapes’ Of Their Conversations

12/05/2017

President Trump issued a startling public threat to his ousted FBI director Friday morning: “James Comey better hope that there are no ‘tapes’ of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!” Trump tweeted. On Thursday, Trump told NBC’s Lester Holt that on three occasions, Comey had reassured him he was not under...
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Report : Trump Asked Comey For Loyalty, Was Rebuffed

12/05/2017

A week after his inauguration, President Trump invited former FBI Director James Comey to a private dinner at the White House, where he demanded his loyalty, several Comey associates told The New York Times. Comey said the pair made small talk about the election and the size of Trump’s inaugural crowd before the president...
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