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Manafort sues Mueller and Rosenstein Russia probe goes way too far

Catherine Herridge, Bill Mears, Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his legal team are suing Special Counsel Robert Mueller and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, alleging the Russia probe has gone beyond the scope of the special counsel regulations, according to an 18-page civil complaint filed with the district court in Washington. “The investigation

The Biggest Disappointment in Trump’s Presidency

Jeff Crouere, In this first 300 days, President Trump has faced intense opposition from a variety of enemies. Of course, Democrats and the media have been opposed to everything he has proposed. The “deep state” bureaucrats have proven to be a formidable adversary as well. Unfortunately, “Never Trump” conservatives and establishment Republicans have also been

Comey’s statement fails to deliver the smoking gun Democrats craved

Alan Dershowitz, Former FBI Director James Comey’s written statement, which was released in advance of his Thursday testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, does not provide evidence that President Trump committed obstruction of justice or any other crime. Indeed it strongly suggests that even under the broadest reasonable definition of obstruction, no such crime was

Rod Rosenstein, man behind Comey’s firing, is highly respected on Capitol Hill

Christopher Wallace, Rod Rosenstein, who recommended to President Trump that he fire FBI Director James Comey, is widely respected by both career civil servants and members of both political parties. The Justice Department’s newly appointed deputy attorney general earned praise from Democrats during confirmation hearings earlier this year before getting overwhelming approval, 94-6, in the

Former Clinton Team, Democrats React with Horror After Donald Trump Fires James Comey

Charlie Spiering, Democrats predictably raised the alarm after President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, accusing the president of trying to cover up the investigation into Russia’s interference into the 2016 presidential election. Despite blaming Comey for Hillary Clinton’s loss, former campaign aides defended him. “Twilight zone. I was as disappointed and frustrated as

Trump’s Religious Liberty Order Gives Sessions Major Leeway

Ian Mason, President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Thursday reiterating the administration’s commitment to religious liberty and authorizing Attorney General Jeff Sessions to issue guidance for all federal agencies. The expected order did not go as far as some news outlets had earlier reported it might. The Nation reported a leaked February draft that

The First 100 Days to Securing America

Ken Blackwell, President Donald Trump is nearing his 100th day in office. Unlike his predecessor, President Trump doesn’t spend much time on the golf course. He’s busy issuing executive orders, appointing strong conservatives, bombing Islamist terrorists, and safeguarding our borders. Some of the president’s critics didn’t think he’d make it through the first 100 days.

Clinton email probe reportedly caused rift between Comey, Lynch

FBI Director James Comey reportedly did not trust former Attorney General Loretta Lynch and other senior officials at the Justice Department, speculating they might provide Hillary Clinton some political cover over her email scandal during the presidential election. Comey’s so-called “go-it-alone strategy” in the Clinton investigation emerged from suspicions that Lynch and other Justice Department

Trump backs Flynn, says ex-adviser should seek immunity amid ‘witch hunt’

President Trump said Friday that his former national security adviser is right to seek immunity in exchange for answering questions on Russia, tweeting that Mike Flynn is caught up in a “witch hunt” of “historic proportion.” Flynn’s attorney said Thursday that the retired general is in discussions with the House and Senate intelligence committees, indicating