Russia

Is There a Lawyer in the House?

June 7, 2017 theFAULT 0

Martin Longman: “President Trump can’t find a top law firm that wants to represent him. He and his top aides have tried. They’ve looked around. They’ve had conference calls. But they got zip, nada, bupkis. […]

Russia

Trump’s Intel Chiefs Stonewall Senate

June 7, 2017 theFAULT 0

POLITICO: “Testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee, NSA Director Mike Rogers and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats repeatedly stonewalled when asked about news reports that Trump asked each of them to downplay or refute […]

Russia

Flynn Takes the Fifth

May 22, 2017 theFAULT 0

“Former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn is invoking his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination on Monday, refusing to hand over documents subpoenaed by the Senate Intelligence Committee,” NPR reports. “The panel wants to see documents […]

Russia

Criminal Probe Reaches Inside White House

May 19, 2017 theFAULT 0

REUTERS: “A current White House official is a significant person of interest in the law enforcement investigation of possible ties between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia, the Washington Post said on Friday, citing people […]

Russia

The Smoking Gun

May 16, 2017 theFAULT 0

NY Times: “President Trump asked the F.B.I. director, James B. Comey, to shut down the federal investigation into Mr. Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael T. Flynn, in an Oval Office meeting in February, according […]

Fascism

In the Shadow of Nixon

May 9, 2017 theFAULT 0

In an historic move, Republican President Donald Trump has fired FBI Director James Comey amid the bureau’s ongoing investigation into the administration’s ties to Russia, The Atlantic reports. “The details are unlike anything that’s happened in American history—it […]