Archives for

Brian Fallon

Clinton Spokesman: ‘Boggles the Mind’ Why F.B.I. Reviewing Email Investigation

A spokesman for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton reacted with disbelief after the F.B.I. informed congress that they were reviewing the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server. “It boggles the mind why this step was taken with just 11 days to go,” Hillary Clinton spokesman Brian Fallon explained in an interview on MSNBC. Fallon

WikiLeaks: ‘Corrupt Ruling Power Factions’ Are Going To Win The Election

Daily Caller, “This is, in effect, a power consolidation exercise.” WikiLeaks suggested in several tweets Thursday that the 2016 election for president of the United States is rigged. In response to criticism from blogger Dan Gillmor that WikiLeaks recent leaks have outed it as picking a side and playing partisan politics in the presidential election, WikiLeaks tweeted back, “You are

Clinton ‘does not recall’ ordering destruction of emails from personal server in testimony

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has said she “does not recall” ordering emails related to State Department business to be deleted or permanently erased from her personal server after she left her post in 2013, according to sworn testimony made public Thursday. The testimony, obtained by the conservative group Judicial Watch, marked the first time Clinton was

Trump Plays Media like a Charlie Daniels Fiddle

Todd Starnes Donald Trump played the Mainstream Media like a Charlie Daniels fiddle today — and it was music to my ears. He was holding court inside his brand new Washington, D.C. hotel while breathless reporters and drooling anchors jumped into wall-to-wall coverage — waiting to hear Trump apologize. And he kept them waiting and

Pence Says Clinton Is ‘Most Dishonest’ Candidate Since Nixon

Hillary Clinton is the most dishonest presidential candidate since Richard Nixon, Indiana Governor Mike Pence said a day after the FBI released a report on its investigation into the Democrat’s e-mail usage as secretary of state. Donald Trump’s running mate, in an interview with NBC News’ “Meet the Press” conducted on Saturday, also said he

Clinton tells FBI she could not recall all briefings on preserving documents

Hillary Clinton, under questioning by federal investigators over whether she had been briefed on how to preserve government records as she was about to leave the State Department, said she had suffered a concussion, was working part-time and could not recall every briefing she received. Clinton, the Democratic Party’s presidential candidate, raised the health scare

Make or Break in Debate No. 1, Trump, Clinton prep for first big showdown

Kathryn Blackhurst, The primaries are done, the conventions are over, and even the dog days of August are nearly burnt away. There are just 10 weeks to go. The next big day of Election 2016 is the first debate between the two nominees — and everyone knows it. As Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton gear up

Trump Will Be Unpredictable in Presidential Debates

Two presidential campaigns that have been busy slinging mud at each other for much of the last week agree on one thing: Republican Donald Trump will continue to shoot from the hip when the candidates meet on a debate stage. The first of three proposed debates between Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton is almost a

Why Bernie won’t acknowledge Hillary’s win, despite the obvious math

Howard Kurtz, Is Bernie Sanders in denial, or just milking his moment? With Hillary Clinton having now captured the 2,383 delegates needed to win the nomination today—as declared last night by the AP—the long contest would seem to be over. But no. Sanders says he’s heading for a contested convention in Philadelphia. The Vermont senator

FBI Chief Comey Says He Feels Pressure to Do Clinton Probe Well

FBI Director James Comey said he feels pressure to make sure that the bureau’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private e-mail system is handled properly. “I remain close to that investigation to ensure that it’s done well and has the resources it needs,” Comey told reporters Wednesday at Federal Bureau of Investigation headquarters

Clinton aide Abedin interviewed in email investigation

The FBI has interviewed Huma Abedin, a close aide to Hillary Clinton, as part of a federal investigation into Clinton’s use of a private email server as secretary of state, a person familiar with the probe said Thursday. The person insisted on anonymity to discuss an ongoing investigation. The FBI and Justice Department have been investigating whether

Sanders and Clinton Commit to Different New York Debate Dates

The debate over a New York debate continues.  Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton told ABC News on Sunday she would attend a debate hosted by the network April 15, four days before the New York primary. The campaign of Bernie Sanders, meanwhile, said in a news release shortly afterward that the Vermont senator had “accepted an