Tag: political scandal
Former House Speaker, Dennis Hastert plead guilty on Wednesday to concealing $1.7 million in blackmail payments. In exchange for his guilty plea, federal prosecutors agreed to drop the second count—making false statements to the FBI.
The Hillary Clinton email hysteria rages on as the Washington press corps have virtually declared war on her. But is this a Republican stunt to derail the Democratic presidential candidate they fear the most?
“[A]s secretary of state, we know that there was quite a revolving door between the oil and gas lobby and her people at State and on her previous campaign staff." So should we be worried about Hillary Clinton standing up to Big Oil and Gas?
It seems that no matter what Hillary Clinton does, America's political media rises up in sustained outrage. But why doesn't the press corps apply the same standards to any Republican politician?
There is a new frenzy of ignorance and indignation against the the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation. But they'll remain innocent until someone produces credible evidence of wrongdoing—which in this case has yet to be done.
A recent political scandal in which investments done in secret are politically connected with Wall Street's firms who are in return earning millions off of taxpayers is getting little coverage. Journalist David Sirota is revealing his findings about these secrets to Democracy Now.
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