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Robert Mueller’s Probe Is Key to Exposing Trump’s Abuse of Power

Without the investigation—and how it is forcing the president to play defense—the Trump agenda might be closer to full realization.

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A Disturbing New Plan for Picking Your Senators

The American Legislative Exchange Counsel has drafted “model legislation” that would empower gerrymandered legislatures to choose senators for us.

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Trump Is Reported to Be Discussing Possibility of Pardoning Himself, Relatives or Aides

Legal options are explored by the president as special counsel Robert Mueller turns to the Trump family’s personal finances, The Washington Post says.

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For the Left, Trump’s Obstruction Probe Is a Call to Action

Robert Mueller’s investigation is about more than ousting the president. It’s about respecting democratic institutions and protecting constitutional norms.

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White House for Sale: Emoluments, Corruption and Donald Trump

Never in U.S. history has the prospect of a president’s real and potential business dealings created such an array of conflicts.

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Top 6 Signs Donald Trump Really Doesn’t Like Being Investigated

High-powered investigators appointed to look into the president’s affairs all seem to end up in the unemployment line.

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As His Defenses to Obstruction Charges Fail, Donald Trump May Fall Back on Pleading the Fifth

It could be the president’s only option if he ends up entangled by his own incriminating statements, and by evidence from others.

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The Mythical Integrity of Robert Mueller and James Comey

The special “Russiagate” prosecutor (left) and the fired FBI director have long histories as pliable political operatives.

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Are We Getting the Trump-Russia Story Right?

With scoops based on leaks and unnamed sources, news consumers should view all reports on the investigation with skepticism.

Posted on May 31, 2017 READ MORE



Trump Will Be a Nightmare Client for His Legal Dream Team

Even the best defense attorneys may not be able to save the president from himself. (Marc Kasowitz, Donald Trump’s longtime attorney, is pictured.)

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Obama Should Demand FBI Director James Comey’s Resignation Today

The FBI’s ongoing, long-term incompetence has led to the deaths of far too many Americans. San Bernardino and Orlando are only the beginning.

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FBI Confirms Drone Use Over U.S. Soil

Speaking at a Senate hearing Wednesday about telephone data collection, FBI Director Robert Mueller said the bureau uses drones to aid its investigations in a “very, very minimal way, very seldom.”

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Bush Caved on NSA Surveillance After Top Officials Threatened to Resign

According to The Washington Post, some of the top officials who served during the George W. Bush administration, including the man whom President Obama may tap to become the next head of the FBI, threatened to resign nine years ago upon learning that then-President Bush had ordered the NSA to begin collecting metadata on emails and Skype calls placed within the U.S.

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Obama May Separate Facebook and the Fourth Amendment

The Obama administration is on the verge of backing an FBI plan that would require websites that receive a wiretap order to comply by building surveillance capabilities into their communication services, officials say. Fines for those targeted companies that fail to add such functions would start at $25,000 a day. 

Posted on May 8, 2013 READ MORE



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Obama Drops Veto Threat, House Passes Defense Bill

The House passed the controversial National Defense Authorization Act on Wednesday night, scarcely hours after President Obama caved to pressure from various factions in Congress and withdrew his veto threat. Let’s consider some of the scary tactics that would be permitted if the measure is signed into law.

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Obama Wants FBI Chief to Stick Around

He’s been in charge since just before the 9/11 attacks, and if President Obama gets his way, FBI Director Robert Mueller will stay at his post for another two years—an unusual move aimed at keeping some aspects of Obama’s intelligence and security strategy consistent.

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