Pompeo: For Wikileaks Before He Was Against It

CIA Director Mike Pompeo can't seem to make up his mind about Wikileaks. He also appears to think that the internet doesn't actually archive everything. He said the other day that Wikileaks is a threat to national security aligned with the Russians. … [Read more...]

Report: ‘Specific and Corroborative Evidence’ of Trump-Russia Collusion

The Guardian has a report on the role that British intelligence, particularly GCHQ, their equivalent of the NSA, played in prompting the investigation into possible collusion between Trump campaign officials and the Russian government responsible for hacking and releasing information on Hillary Clinton. … [Read more...]

FBI Got FISA Warrant on Carter Page

The Washington Post reports that former Trump campaign national security adviser Carter Page was the subject of a FISA warrant granted to the FBI to investigate whether he was spying for Russia. This after two Russian intelligence operatives were caught on tape talking about how they groomed him for that task. … [Read more...]

Trump: When Will the Media Cover My Non-Existent Conspiracy Theory?

Donald Trump is frustrated. He simply can't imagine why MSNBC and other networks are covering the Russia story and not focusing exclusively on his completely fictitious claim that the Obama administration wiretapped Trump tower and his campaign/transition officials. … [Read more...]

Michael Flynn Willing to Testify in Russia Probe, With Immunity

Trump's former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn has notified the FBI and the leaders of the House and Senate committees investigating Trump's Russia ties and possible collusion during the campaign that he is willing to testify in exchange for immunity. … [Read more...]

Nunes Got His Information from White House Officials

The story being told by Sean Spicer that he has no idea who gave Rep. Devin Nunes that vague information that they're pretending supports Trump's wiretap lie is crumbling. The New York Times reports that it came from two White House officials. … [Read more...]

Doocy: Obama ‘Trapped’ Trump by Wiretapping Russian Ambassador

Steve Doocy, the dumbest man on television, and his co-dolts from Fox and Friends are defending Rep. Devin Nunes' ridiculous behavior in the Trump/Russia investigation and Doocy is claiming that Obama set a trap for Trump by wiretapping the Russian ambassador. … [Read more...]

The Nunes/Trump Story Gets Even Weirder

Rep. Devin Nunes, chair of the House Intelligence Committee, has had quite a week. First, that bizarre press conference in the White House driveway, then an apology for sharing information with Trump rather than with his fellow committee members. And the story just got even weirder: … [Read more...]

Trump Sycophants Play Pretend After Bizarre Nunes ‘Revelations’

It was an absolutely bizarre scene on Wednesday as Rep. Devin Nunes went to the White House to inform the target of his committee's investigation about "new" evidence that had come to light. Even more bizarre, though entirely predictable, was the extremely dishonest reaction from right-wing pundits. … [Read more...]

Comey’s Testimony Should End Trump Wiretap Lie

FBI Director James Comey's testimony before the House Intelligence Committee on Monday should bring Donald Trump's lie about Obama wiretapping his campaign to a definitive end. He told the committee that there is no evidence to support that lie. … [Read more...]

Napolitano’s Source for British Wiretap Claim

When Sean Spicer quoted Fox News' Andrew Napolitano saying that his sources said Obama farmed out the wiretapping of Donald Trump to the British version of the NSA, it touched off a diplomatic brouhaha. Now we find out that Napolitano's source was a disgraced former CIA agent. … [Read more...]

White House Apologizes — or Doesn’t — to England

The White House was forced to apologize -- kind of -- to the British government after Sean Spicer claimed, based solely on a claim by Andrew Napolitano of Fox News, that those non-existent "wiretaps" on the Trump campaign were actually done by England, at the request of Obama. … [Read more...]