Top Republicans Call For Sessions to Recuse Himself

Top Republicans Call For Sessions to Recuse Himself Top Congressional Republicans on Thursday called on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to recuse himself from any investigation into the Trump-Russia scandal. The call from Republicans comes after news broke that Sessions had twice during the campaign met with the Russian ambassador, a fact he lied about during his Senate confirmation hearing. House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz said Thursday that Sessions should recuse himself from any investigation of Russian involvement in the Trump campaign. “AG Sessions should clarify his testimony and recuse himself,” Chaffetz tweeted early Thursday.   AG Sessions should clarify his...

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The 3 Giant Trump-Russia Stories That Broke Yesterday

The Trump presidency is unraveling and these three stories threaten to bring down Trump and his associates. 1. AP: TRUMP WHITE HOUSE TOLD TO PRESERVE RUSSIA-RELATED DOCUMENTS The Associated Press is reporting that the White House council’s office has instructed Trump’s White House staff to “preserve materials that could be connected to Russian interference in the 2016 election and related issues.” Read the full story here. 2. OBAMA OFFICIALS RUSHED TO PRESERVE INTELLIGENCE OF RUSSIAN ELECTION HACKING In the last days of the Obama administration, according to the New York Times, “some White House officials scrambled to spread information...

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Seth Meyers Mocks Media’s Obsession of Trump’s Tone in Congress Speech

Seth Meyers Mocks Media’s Obsession of Trump’s Tone in Congress Speech Dear media, “Let’s not get fooled again. We’ve been here with Trump before,” Seth Meyers warned in his Closer Look segment. Meyers takes a deep dive into the media’s obsession with Trump’s “tone” during the Joint Address to Congress – explaining how the media “salivated over the possibility of a more presidential Trump.” The late night host broke it down – Trump “spent the last year and a half lowering the bar when it comes to public speaking,” the fact that he “managed to sustain a muted tone that...

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Pelosi, Top Democrats Call For Sessions To Resign

Pelosi, Top Democrats Call For Sessions To Resign Top Democrats called for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign on Wednesday night after a Washington Post story broke reporting that Sessions lied during his testimony to the Senate about conversations he had with the Russian ambassador. Pelosi calls for Sessions to resign House Democratic Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said in a statement, “Jeff Sessions lied under oath during his confirmation hearing before the Senate. Under penalty of perjury, he told the Senate Judiciary Committee, ‘I have been called a surrogate at a time or two in that campaign and I did not...

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Alec Baldwin Will Write Satirical Book About Trump’s First Year in Office

Alec Baldwin Will Write Satirical Book About Trump’s First Year in Office Alec Baldwin is taking his SNL impression to the next level. Baldwin is teaming up with novelist Kurt Andersen to write a satirical book on Trump. The project will be called “You Can’t Spell America Without Me: The Really Tremendous Inside Story of My Fantastic First Year as President Donald J. Trump” and will be published by Penguin Press in November, according to the New York Times. Think it couldn’t get any better? Well, Baldwin will also narrate the audio version of the book… as Trump. The...

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Sen. Graham: ‘For Sure You Need a Special Prosecutor’ on Russia Election Hack

Sen. Graham: ‘For Sure You Need a Special Prosecutor’ on Russia Election Hack Graham: If Jeff Sessions spoke with Russian diplomat, “then for sure you need a special prosecutor” #CNNTownHall https://t.co/uY26ChouyB — CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) March 2, 2017 With news that just broke about Attorney General Jeff Sessions lying in his Senate hearing about speaking with the Russian ambassador to the United States during the Trump campaign, Senator Lindsey Graham has a response. “It is clear to me that Jeff Sessions, who is my dear friend, cannot make this decision about Trump,” Graham says at the CNN town hall....

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AG Sessions Lied to Senate, Spoke Twice With Russian Amb. During Campaign

AG Sessions Lied to Senate, Spoke Twice With Russian Amb. During Campaign Justice Department officials have confirmed that Jeff Sessions, who is now our Attorney General, spoke with Russia’s ambassador to the United States twice last year – during the time he was part of the Trump campaign. To make matters worse, then-Senator Sessions did not disclose this during his confirmation hearing to become attorney general. According to the Washington Post, “One of the meetings was a private conversation between Sessions and Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak that took place in September in the senator’s office, at the height of what...

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10 Senior Officials Confirm No Significant Intel From Yemen Raid

10 Senior Officials Confirm No Significant Intel From Yemen Raid NBC News reported Wednesday that multiple senior Pentagon officials have confirmed to them that the botched raid in Yemen led to no valuable intelligence. One Navy SEAL, Ryan Owens, was killed during the raid. According to NBC News, “The Pentagon says Navy SEALs scooped up laptops, hard drives and cell phones in last month’s Yemen raid, but multiple U.S. officials told NBC News that none of the intelligence gleaned from the operation so far has proven actionable or vital — contrary to what President Trump said in his speech to...

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Obama Officials Rushed to Preserve Intelligence of Russian Election Hacking

Obama Officials Rushed to Preserve Intelligence of Russian Election Hacking In the last days of the Obama administration, according to the New York Times, “some White House officials scrambled to spread information about Russian efforts to undermine the presidential election — and about possible contacts between associates of Donald Trump and Russians — across the government.” Basically Obama officials wanted to make sure Trump and his associates couldn’t cover anything up. The Times also reported that British and Dutch allies provided information describing meetings in European cities between Russian officials — and others close to Russian President Vladimir Putin...

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WATCH: How Donald Trump’s New Vancouver Tower Could Violate Emoluments Clause

WATCH: How Donald Trump’s New Vancouver Tower Could Violate Emoluments Clause You will remember that Donald Trump announced before his inauguration that he is not breaking ties with his business in order to remove the massive conflicts of interests he faces, but rather he decided to put his sons in charge and pretend like everything is solved. CNN ran a story on Wednesday evening investigating whether Trump will be in violation of the Constitution’s Emoluments Clause. The CNN piece reports about a new high end tower in Vancouver that Donald Trump has an interest in. There is foreign money that...

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