Sunday, January 19, 2020

Tag: FBI

Yes, the president must testify

If he testifies, his legal risk will be extremely serious. If he refuses — or tries to escape by firing Mueller — his political risk will be equally grave. 

Useful idiots vs. the FBI

Trump himself has led an unrelenting assault on the bureau, with his trademark screeching tweets and verbal outbursts, repeatedly suggesting that the nation's premier law enforcement agency is "tainted."

After learning that FBI deputy director plans to retire, Trump escalates...

Republicans, especially President Trump, have consistently escalated their criticism of the bureau during its investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Trump’s most damning legacy

By saying and doing whatever he believes it takes for him to come out on top, Donald Trump has abused the trust we place in a president to preserve and protect the nation’s capacity for self-government.

Why George Papadopoulos is Trump’s new nightmare

It's not the indictment of his former campaign manager that Trump should worry about. It's what we're learning about his little-known foreign policy aide, George Papadopoulos.

NationofChange’s Zach D Roberts questions FBI on De’Andre Harris attack investigation

“In over a decade of witnessing and documenting Ferguson, OWS, and more this was the first time I witnessed a complete lack of care from law enforcement agencies.”

Trump called for acting FBI director’s removal the same day agents...

The news was confirmed by Manafort’s spokesman via Twitter.

Why Bob Mueller is no Ken Starr

The legacy of the Starr investigation could still provide guidance to both the special counsel and the White House.

Top 6 signs Donald Trump really doesn’t like being investigated

Somehow these high-powered investigators who have looking into Trump as part of their remit all seem to end up in the unemployment line.

Trump’s FBI nominee’s ties to Exxon

There is no reason to believe that any real federal investigation of ExxonMobil's climate change disclosures, or those of other companies, will occur while Trump is in the White House.

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In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Ex-pharma lobbyist embedded in White House tanked drug pricing bill, while his former employer...

Trump’s top healthcare adviser, former Gilead Sciences lobbyist Joe Grogan, strenuously lobbied within the White House and on Capitol Hill against price negotiations.

Embracing Islamic terrorism

Ever wonder why we never go to war against or impose sanctions on these sponsors of terrorism? Heck, we don’t even condemn them!

Trump’s loosening of pork inspection regulations fails to protect consumers from illness and death...

"Food safety is one of the most important protections in our country and gifting the slaughter industry self-regulation powers will mean pork eaters in this country will be facing higher threats of disease.”

Our country, the United States, is a rogue nation and our leaders are criminals

Should we fear for the future of this rogue nation and of the world?