Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Tag: Michael Flynn

Government watchdog groups call for Barr’s removal from office citing abuse...

"We are a nation of laws yet William Barr, the nation's top law enforcement official, has routinely abused the powers of his office to undermine the rule of law for political advantage of the president who appointed him."

Top 5 Trump officials who resigned because of shocking scandals

And we haven’t even gotten into Trump himself.

Collusion among friends: An alternative Russiagate narrative emerges

Has the Russiagate trail followed by Robert Mueller, in a round about way led to... Israel?

Why Trump must think twice before he pardons Flynn

By now it must be obvious even to Trump that a pardon for Flynn – or any Mueller defendant or target – would put the final touch on an obstruction of justice brief against him.

Kushner reportedly ordered Flynn to illegally contact Russians

“Michael Flynn’s guilty plea is about more than just lying to the FBI. What he lied about and when he did it are of even greater significance.”

Michael Flynn’s Russia timeline

Below are some key events in the Russia investigation involving Flynn from our larger story, “Timeline of Russia Investigation.”

BREAKING: Michael Flynn taken into custody by FBI, pleads guilty to...

Flynn turned himself into authorities and appeared before a court hearing this morning, where he pleaded guilty.

One year later: The political cancer metastasizes

America was never what it had purported to be.

Donald Trump’s high crimes and misdemeanors

But what if Donald Trump were actually held responsible for real crimes?

House Oversight Committee leaders accuse Mike Flynn of committing felony

Flynn was supposed to seek permission and receive permission from both the Secretary of State and the Secretary of the Army prior to traveling to Russia.

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Trump just admitted on live television he will ‘terminate’ Social Security and Medicare if...

"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."

Alert! Social Security and Medicare are in critical danger

Trump launches attack on key programs for the elderly...

An ‘unethical experimentation on children’: Digital rights groups oppose facial recognition in schools backed...

"The research shows that prematurely deploying the technology without understanding its implications would be unethical and dangerous."

Conservative group board members make millions in pandemic aid yet lobby against unemployment benefits

“If these groups are concerned the government is spending too much during this historic crisis, they are welcome to return their taxpayer-funded bailouts.”

A good news storyline: Trump repudiated, Biden steady but insufficient. Enter systemic reformers.

Biden is no FDR. To expect systemic reform from Biden is naive but to envision him as a stepping stone is good progressive strategy.