Kamala Harris is every woman who stands up to speak

June 16, 2017

(CNN)Washington may be a tough town where the big boys roam free, but apparently, freshman Sen. Kamala Devi Harris makes these career politicians nervous. Again and again during the Senate intelligence committee hearings into Russian interference in the 2016 elections, Harris, who is of black and Indian descent, has been reprimanded by her all-white male colleagues for simply doing her job: asking direct questions and expecting direct answers in return. Join us on Twitter and …


Jeff Sessions’ explanation for firing Comey just doesn’t make sense

June 15, 2017

Washington (CNN)Attorney General Jeff Sessions tried to have his cake and eat it too when it came to his explanations during congressional testimony Tuesday for the firing of FBI Director James Comey. On the other hand, Sessions told the Senate intelligence committee that he and deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein had discussed removing Comey as FBI director and agreed that it was time for a “fresh start” at the bureau before either man was confirmed to their current …


5 things we learned at Jeff Sessions’ hearing

June 14, 2017

Washington (CNN)Attorney General Jeff Sessions captivated Washington Tuesday, beating back rumors of a private meeting with Russia’s ambassador to the US and mounting a defense for President Donald Trump, one week after former FBI Director James Comey artfully unloaded on both men. Here are the top five things we learned. …


In Sessions hearing, GOP senators sought truth, Dems sought to hit Trump

June 14, 2017

(CNN)A generally mild-mannered Jeff Sessions expressed outrage and indignation during his testimony before the Senate intelligence committee hearing on the Russia investigation on Tuesday. Throughout the 2 hour probe, two things became crystal clear: Republican senators want to get to the bottom of Russian interference in our election process and Democratic senators are focused on exposing confidential information in an effort to sabotage the Trump presidency. Committee Chairman Richard …


Trump taunt over Comey tape draws disbelief

June 13, 2017

… intimidation tactic, it almost certainly backfired. That tweet led the former FBI director to leak portions of the memos he had kept to document his conversations with Trump — in the hopes of prompting the appointment of a special counsel. “The President tweeted on Friday, after I got fired, that I better hope there’s not tapes,” Comey said in his testimony before the Senate intelligence committee. “I woke up in the middle of the night on Monday night, because it …


Lieberman: Trump never demanded loyalty during talks for FBI job

June 9, 2017

… believed it was unprecedented for Comey’s remarks to be released the day before he testified before the Senate intelligence committee. “I don’t remember in my 24 years in the Senate, and I was involved in a lot of investigative hearings, ever having testimony released the day before,” the former senator said. “One of the things it does, it gets it out there, but it also gives the members of the committee that he’ll be before tomorrow overnight to really …


Here’s the single most telling line in James Comey’s Trump testimony

June 8, 2017

(CNN)James Comey’s 7-page opening statement in advance of his testimony before the Senate intelligence committee Thursday about his relationship with Donald Trump in the months before the president fired him as FBI director reads like a novel. Talk about two ships passing in the night. Trump, aggressive and oblivious to the rules of engagement, making a direct pitch to the FBI director for loyalty — and suggesting strongly that his future employment depended on the …


Blockbuster Capitol Hill hearings that made the whole country stop

June 7, 2017

Washington (CNN)Anticipation is high ahead of James Comey’s public testimony on Capitol Hill Thursday. The former FBI director is slated to speak before the Senate intelligence committee for the first time since his unexpected ouster on May 9 and the chaos that emerged in the aftermath. 1950: McCarthy claims communist infiltration How did Watergate unfold? Flashback: Anita Hill’s explosive opening …


Flynn providing documents to Senate, first batch by June 6

May 31, 2017

(CNN)Former national security adviser Michael Flynn will provide documents requested by the Senate intelligence committee — including an initial batch by June 6 — a person close to Flynn said Tuesday. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsCover Genie Pro Cover Genie Pro – Professional Cover and Realistic Mockup Designs Made Easy!EmailFindr Reseller for 20 Customers Covert Copy Traffic Brand new WordPress plugin that automatically inserts your link and message …


First on CNN: House Russia investigators get access to Treasury data

May 19, 2017

(CNN)Investigators on the House intelligence committees have obtained access to valuable data from the Treasury Department, a development that will open their doors to investigate possible connections between President Donald Trump’s business empire and Russians, CNN has learned. Investigators received access to the financial data this week, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the development. Sen. Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee told …