“In public, Vice President Mike Pence has been among Donald Trump’s most unwavering, faithful defenders, offering reliably ingenuous support of the president in his pan-Midwestern monotone. “It is the greatest privilege of my life to serve as the vice president to a president who is keeping his word to the American people,” he said Monday during the administration’s first full Cabinet meeting. But behind the scenes, Pence is taking steps to shield himself against the stain of scandal that is quickly spreading through the West Wing. As special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia picks up steam—and expands to include an inquiry into obstruction of justice—Pence has taken the step of hiring a criminal defense lawyer to guide him through the tangled web of allegations hanging over the White House.” – Vanity Fair.
“James Comey said Thursday that President Trump and his team smeared him with ‘lies,’ as he questioned Trump’s character and repeatedly suggested during stunning testimony that the President couldn’t be trusted to tell the truth,” […]
“The FBI used a search warrant to raid former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s home late last month, a spokesman confirmed on Wednesday, using the warrant to seize documents related to the investigation into Russian […]
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 […]