“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.
MSNBC: “On Sunday, VP Mike Pence left Sunday’s 49ers-Colts game in Indianapolis after players kneeled during the National Anthem. The move, which is being criticized, was said to be pre-planned.” Yahoo Sports: Republican President Donald […]
Time: “James Comey slammed President Donald Trump for saying on Twitter that he should be jailed for his actions as FBI Director, arguing that the American people are becoming dangerously numb to the President undermining […]
USA Today reports “former national security adviser Michael Flynn won’t submit to questioning about the ongoing Russia investigation unless he’s given immunity, according to his lawyer.” “In September, Flynn told MSNBC commentator that he believed those […]