Archive for the ‘Scandal’ Category

Mar
09
2017

Comey: ‘You’re stuck with me’

James Comey said Wednesday at a Boston College conference on cybersecurity that he plans to serve his entire 10-year term as FBI director. “You’re stuck with me for another 6 ½ years,” Comey told attendees from the law enforcement... Read more
Mar
07
2017

Why Dems will regret a probe into Russian election hacking

The investigation of Russian interference in the US election could turn into a big headache for the Democrats. The phrase “Be careful what you ask for” comes to mind. via Why Dems will regret a probe into Russian election... Read more
Feb
26
2017

God help us if Chelsea Clinton runs for office

Last Sunday Chelsea Clinton, usually such a reticent public figure, took to Times Square with her 2-year-old daughter, Charlotte, to march in the Muslim solidarity rally. “Thank you to all who organized #IAmAMuslimToo today — Charlotte’s 1st protest rally.... Read more
Feb
14
2017

Top contenders to replace Michael Flynn as national security adviser

Flynn stepped down late Monday, ending days of speculation about his fate following reports that he had misled Vice President Mike Pence and other officials about his contacts with Russia. via Top contenders to replace Michael Flynn as national... Read more
Feb
12
2017

How can we trust global warming scientists asks David Rose

A landmark scientific paper –the one that caused a sensation by claiming there has been NO slowdown in global warming since 2000 – was critically flawed. And thanks to the bravery of a whistleblower, we now know that for... Read more
Feb
09
2017

Trump hits Blumenthal for Gorsuch comment claims, Vietnam ‘lie’

Sen. Richard Blumenthal had for years boasted of having “served in Vietnam,” but had in actuality received five deferments, from 1965-1970, before he joined the Marine Reserve, The New York Times reported in 2010 when Blumenthal first ran for... Read more
Jan
28
2017

Why It’ll Be Hard for Trump to Surpass Obama’s Record of Chilling Press Freedom

Many in the mainstream media are reacting with righteous indignation over comments from a senior Trump adviser suggesting the administration views the traditional media as an opponent. But if we’re to take these apostles of press freedom seriously, they... Read more
Jan
19
2017

Democrats: Left in the Lurch

When President-elect Donald Trump replaces Barack Obama on January 20, the Democratic Party will find itself more removed from power than at almost any point since the party’s creation. Scorned by the same voters who once embraced the New... Read more
Jan
17
2017

Obama Commutes Bulk of Chelsea Manning’s Sentence

President Obama on Tuesday largely commuted the remaining prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the army intelligence analyst convicted of an enormous 2010 leak that revealed American military and diplomatic activities across the world, disrupted the administration and made WikiLeaks,... Read more
Jan
02
2017

Obama’s closest adviser says president has been scandal-free

Scandal, what scandal? President Obama has been squeaky clean, according to his closest adviser, Valerie Jarrett. “The president prides himself on the fact that his administration hasn’t had a scandal and he hasn’t done something to embarrass himself,” Jarrett... Read more
Dec
06
2016

Michael Flynn’s conspiracy-loving son kicked off Trump’s transition team

Michael Flynn Jr., the conspiracy theory-loving son of Donald Trump’s national security adviser, got bounced from the president-elect’s transition team Tuesday over his bizarre tweets about “Pizzagate.” “The younger Michael Flynn was helping his father with some administration and... Read more
Dec
04
2016

Nancy Pelosi: I don’t think Democrats want a new direction

Nancy Pelosi just gave Republicans another reason for celebration. The newly elected Minority Leader insisted Sunday Dems aren’t looking for a “new direction” even after the bruising Election Day defeats and a GOP monopoly in Washington. A defiant —... Read more
Nov
29
2016

Canada’s Trudeau to skip Castro funeral after backlash

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will not attend the funeral of Fidel Castro, his office said on Monday, days after Trudeau’s warm comments about the late Cuban leader sparked a backlash. Trudeau referred on Saturday to Castro as a... Read more
Nov
21
2016

Donald Trump’s media summit was a ‘f—ing firing squad’

Donald Trump scolded media big shots during an off-the-record Trump Tower sitdown on Monday, sources told The Post. “It was like a f–ing firing squad,” one source said of the encounter. “Trump started with Jeff Zucker and... Read more