New Poll Confirms Americans Trust Comey Over Trump

New Poll Confirms Americans Trust Comey Over Trump A new poll confirms that Donald Trump has very little credibility on the firing of James Comey. Americans by a significant 2 to 1 margin believe James Comey over Donald Trump when it comes to the firing of the former FBI Director, according to the new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. The poll found that while 45 percent of Americans believe James Comey is telling the truth, just 22 percent of Americans believe Donald Trump is telling the truth about the firing. The NBC News/ Wall Street Journal poll also finds that...

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FBI Is Investigating Manafort and Son-in-Law For Financial Crimes

FBI Is Investigating Manafort and Son-in-Law For Financial Crimes The legal trouble for Paul Manafort continues to mount. The FBI is investigating real-estate deals financed by Paul Manafort and his former son-in-law, The New York Times reports. According to the report, Jeffrey Yohai, who used to be married to Manafort’s daughter, and Manafort formed shell companies to buy luxury properties. Manafort invested millions of dollars into Yohai’s companies. Yohai was accused by his sister-in-law of “running a Ponzi scheme,” and he was sued by an investor last year over the same allegation. The New York Times reports that “The...

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Sanders To Go On ‘Don’t Take Our Health Care’ Bus Tour

Sanders To Go On ‘Don’t Take Our Health Care’ Bus Tour Democrats Gear Up For Major Fight Over Obamacare Repeal Bill. Senator Bernie Sanders will lead a MoveOn.org bus tour this weekend to fight against the GOP health care bill. Sanders will headline three rallies in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia over the weekend. The states of the bus tour are notable because of MoveOn says it will target three Republican senators – Pat Toomey, Rob Portman and Shelley Moore Capito. Senate Republicans released their Obamacare repeal bill on Thursday and it was greeted by fierce opposition. MoveOn announced...

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AARP Blasts ‘Harmful’ Republican Health Bill

AARP Blasts ‘Harmful’ Republican Health Bill AARP Just Said It Will Hold Senators Accountable For Their Votes On Obamacare Repeal.   The AARP on Thursday blasted the Senate GOP health care bill, calling efforts repeal Obamacare “harmful. In their statement, the AARP called out the Republican bill for being an “Age Tax” affecting the nation’s senior citizens. The organization said that Republican legislation “would hit millions of Americans with higher costs and result in less coverage for them.” “This new Senate bill was crafted in secrecy behind closed doors without a single hearing or open debate—and it shows. The...

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Congressional Committees Investigating Whether Trump Received Hacked Data From Russia

Congressional Committees Investigating Whether Trump Received Hacked Data From Russia The Trump-Rusia investigation Just Took Another Step Forward.  The Congressional committees that are investigating collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia are now looking into whether the Trump campaign received hacked data from the Russians. According to a new report by CBS News, The House Intelligence Committee is in the process of “scrutinizing relevant documents to see if there is a connection.” On Wednesday, former Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jay Johnson testified that 21 states had voter databases targeted. However, the CBS News report reveals that the number...

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Americans Want Democrats In Charge Of Congress: Poll

Americans Want Democrats In Charge Of Congress: Poll Half the country wants the Democratic Party to control Congress after the 2018 midterm elections, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll released Thursday. The poll found that 50 percent of those polled said they want Democrats to control the legislative branch, while 42 percent said they want the Republican Party to retain control of Congress. The results come after Democrats lost all special elections in 2017 to Republicans and the party debates how to proceed in the Trump era. The poll also found that Donald Trump’s approval rating...

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Obama Responds To Republican Health Bill

Obama Responds To Republican Health Bill President Obama slams ‘fundamental meanness’ of Republican health care bill. Senate Republicans released their long-awaited secret Obamacare repeal plan on Thursday and the response from Democrats, medical groups and patient advocates has been extremely negative. While former President Obama has been largely silent on the issue of Obamacare repeal, he did issue a statement on Thursday in response to the Senate Republican bill. In a statement on Facebook, Obama said, “The Senate bill, unveiled today, is not a health care bill. It’s a massive transfer of wealth from middle-class and poor families to...

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Hospital Group Tells GOP To ‘Go Back To The Drawing Board’ On Health Bill

Hospital Group Tells GOP To ‘Go Back To The Drawing Board’ On Health Bill   The nation’s largest hospital group, the American Hospital Association blasted the newly released Republican Senate health bill on Thursday. In fact, the American Hospital Association told Republicans to “go back to the drawing board” on its healthcare legislation and warned that the current GOP plan would hurt the nations most vulnerable. “From the onset of this debate, America’s hospitals and health systems have been guided by a set of key principles that would protect coverage for Americans,” AHA President Rick Pollack said in a...

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Mike Rogers, Dan Coats Confirm To Special Counsel Trump Asked Them To Intervene In Russia Case

Mike Rogers, Dan Coats Confirm To Special Counsel Trump Asked Them To Intervene In Russia Case Special Counsel Mueller Interviewed Rogers and Coats About Trump Obstruction Incidents.  Donald Trump asked that two top intelligence officials publicly say there was no collusion between his campaign and the Russians, adding evidence to the obstruction of justice case against him. According to a report by CNN citing multiple sources, two of the nation’s top intelligence officials told special counsel Robert Mueller’s team and Senate investigators about the president’s suggestion they publically speak out for him. The CNN report notes that the comments...

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Trump Admits He Lied About Comey Tapes

Trump Admits He Lied About Comey Tapes Trump Admits He Threatened James Comey With Fake Tapes.  After weeks of speculation, Donald Trump on Thursday admitted that he does not have any recordings of his conversations with former FBI Director James Comey – despite having threatened Comey with the tapes on Twitter. “I did not make, and do not have, any such recordings,” Trump tweeted. Trump however, raised the possibility that a third party could have recorded his conversations with the ousted FBI director. “With all of the recently reported electronic surveillance, intercepts, unmasking and illegal leaking of information, I...

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