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A freelance reporter covering Joe Biden's presidential campaign launch says the campaign has gotten physical in its attempts to block the press from questioning the former vice president. Marcus DiPaola, a videographer who was on the trail with Biden Wednesday night in Iowa, used his Twitter account to voice complaints from multiple members of the press regarding poor treatment from...
he FBI in 2016 sent an investigator posing as a research assistant to meet with George Papadopoulos as part of its probe into ties between Russia and the Trump campaign, according to The New York Times. The woman, who went by the name Azra Turk, reportedly met with Papadopoulos, then a Trump campaign adviser, at a London bar where she asked him about...
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler vowed a "reckoning" Thursday after Attorney General Bill Barr boycotted a scheduled hearing before the panel, speaking in grave terms as he likened President Trump to a dictator and threatened the Justice Department leader with contempt. Nadler, D-N.Y., spoke at what was slated to be a hearing for Barr to testify on his handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s...
the nation's would-be first first gentleman is worried about the politics of hoarding cheese and sniffing deodorant. That's not all he's worried about, of course, but he's not shy about sharing the weird side of campaign fame. Chasten's humor and openness have been his defining features since the national spotlight found him and "Mayor Pete" earlier this year. It...
Under pressure from Democrats, Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday defended his decision to clear President Donald Trump of criminal obstruction of justice by attempting to impede Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia inquiry and criticized Mueller for not reaching a conclusion of his own on the issue. In his first congressional testimony since releasing a redacted version of the 448-page...
U.S. Attorney General William Barr objects to testifying before the House Judiciary Committee in a closed session dedicated to redacted portions of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report, a congressional Democratic aide said on Sunday.Barr is threatening to skip his planned appearance on Thursday, the aide told Reuters on condition of anonymity. Barr is threatening to skip his planned appearance...
In a move that many have interpreted as a shot across the bow of President Trump, Pope Francis has upped his globalist-leaning interventionism by donating $500,000 to help Central American migrants stranded in Mexico as they try to reach America. The money is from church collections from around the world and is intended to help 75,000 people who arrived in...
President Donald Trump sued Deutsche Bank and Capital One on Monday seeking to stop the banks from responding to subpoenas from Democrat-controlled Congressional committees. The lawsuit claims that subpoenas from the House’s Financial Services Committee and Intelligence Committee lack any “legitimate or lawful purpose.” The committees issued subpoenas in April demanding documents related to Deutsche Bank’s loans and other banking...
Since the redacted Mueller report was released two weeks ago, TV journalists have been among the biggest advocates for impeaching President Trump. Yet curiously during the late 1990s, journalists were among the loudest voices against impeaching then-President Clinton. Over the weekend immediately following the report’s release, CNN Newsroom host Fredricka Whitfield fretted that the Mueller investigation might all have been for naught...
Texas Republicans who watched Beto O’Rourke’s turnout operation in the 2018 Senate race fear the El Paso Democrat’s presidential bid could help turbocharge the state’s political trajectory — potentially imperiling some otherwise safe GOP incumbents. O’Rourke hired hundreds of campaign field staffers for his 2018 Senate bid, helping his party pick up two congressional seats and a numbers of other...