The Nunes Memo

The US House, as authorized by the president, released the controversial memo by Rep. David Nunes (R-CA) today despite protests from our nation’s intelligence services claiming that omissions of fact render it as nothing but partisan propaganda.  Nunes, the supposed author of the document, has NOT read the underlying investigative documents upon which he claims …

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House Democrats Call for Outside, Independent Commission to Investigate Trump-Russia Ties

Dear Democratic Colleague, It has been reported that days before President Trump fired Comey, the FBI Director had asked for more resources for the Russian investigation.  Given Director Comey’s confirmation of the Trump-Russia inquiry, the President’s actions raise questions about whether this dismissal was an attempt to undermine that investigation. The fireworks at the Department …

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Rep. Ted Lieu to Deputy Atty Gnrl — It’s Time!

REP. LIEU LEADS LETTER TO DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL ROSENSTEIN REQUESTING APPOINTMENT OF SPECIAL COUNSEL Today, Representative Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County), along with Representatives Kathleen Rice and Stacey Plaskett, sent a letter to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein formally requesting the appointment of a Special Counsel to investigate possible collusion between the …

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Buckle Up–It’s Gonna Be a Bumpy Ride!

Buckle up folks, we’re screwed… On January 19th, 2017, DT said that he would cut funding for the DOJ’s Violence Against Women programs. On January 19th, 2017, DT said that he would cut funding for the National Endowment for the Arts. the National Endowment for the Humanities. the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. the Minority Business …

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So Much for Trump’s 400-lb Guy Theory

Today, the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a joint report detailing how federal investigators linked the Russian government to hacks of Democratic Party organizations.  The documentation clearly references the hacks of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and Clinton’s campaign chairman John Podesta, though it doesn’t mention either victim by name. Their 13-page report …

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The Facts Behind Comey’s Unprecedented Letter

By now, you’ve probably heard some news about a bewildering letter sent to Congressional leaders by the Director of the FBI. Republicans received their copy first.  Congressional Democrats didn’t receive a copy until it Republicans had promulgated it on wrong-wing media sites. This is all a bit confusing, and much of the reporting has been misleading …

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