Category: Politics

Mueller on Stone: “He remains a convicted felon, and rightly so”

Former special counsel Robert Mueller sharply defended his investigation into ties between Russia and President Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign, writing in a Washington Post opinion piece Saturday that the probe was of “paramount importance” and asserting that Mr. Trump’s ally Roger Stone “remains a convicted felon, and rightly so” despite the president’s decision to commute […]

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Trump seen wearing face mask in public for first time

President Trump on Saturday was seen wearing a face mask for the first time in public while touring Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. Mr. Trump has long resisted wearing a face mask despite the recommendations of the White House, but he recently said he’s “all for masks.” “I think when you’re in a […]

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Roger Stone Still A ‘Convicted Felon,’ And ‘Rightly So,’ Says Robert Mueller In Angry Op-Ed

Former FBI director and special counsel Robert Mueller lashed out in a rare op-ed in The Washington Post Saturday against President Donald Trump’s commutation of Roger Stone’s prison sentence on seven felonies. Stone “remains a convicted felon,” Mueller snapped. The Russia investigation into possible collusion with the Trump campaign in the 2016 presidential election was of “paramount importance,” […]

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Trump Finally Wears A Mask In Public

Four months into the coronavirus pandemic and with more than 134,000 Americans dead, President Donald Trump was seen in a face mask as he visited Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Saturday. The fact that masks are effective in curbing the spread of the highly transmissible virus has been known for some time. The Centers for […]

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The once-mocked ‘Never Trump’ movement becomes a sudden campaign force

By Ashley Parker and Robert Costa, http://www.washingtonpost.com/video/politics/campaign-ads-2020/republican-voters-against-trump-not-my-proudest-moment–campaign-2020/2020/07/11/fa6f1eec-794e-4ea6-8829-17fb5e05e6f5_video.html The grainy first-person testimonial arrived at 2 a.m. in late June. A 40-year-old man with a thick southern accent — shirtless, the red ember of his cigarette glowing in the green twilight between drags — looked into his smartphone and began talking. “Hi, my name is Josh and […]

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Trump wears mask during visit to Walter Reed

President TrumpDonald John TrumpDemocrats blast Trump for commuting Roger Stone: ‘The most corrupt president in history’ Trump confirms 2018 US cyberattack on Russian troll farm Trump tweets his support for Goya Foods amid boycott MORE wore a face mask during his visit to Walter Reed hospital on Saturday, marking the first time he has done […]

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Trump tax returns unlikely before November

Two Supreme Court rulings this week in cases about President TrumpDonald John TrumpDemocrats blast Trump for commuting Roger Stone: ‘The most corrupt president in history’ Trump confirms 2018 US cyberattack on Russian troll farm Trump tweets his support for Goya Foods amid boycott MORE’s financial records add new obstacles to the public seeing Trump’s tax […]

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The Most Corrupt President in American History

Stone’s antics drew intense scrutiny after the election, as investigators probed links between the Trump campaign and Russian meddling. Congressional investigators questioned Stone at length about his direct interactions with WikiLeaks as well as communications through an intermediary. Stone chose to lie multiple times to the House Intelligence Committee about what had happened. He also […]

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Roger Stone joins list of political figures, allies granted clemency by Trump

Roger StoneRoger Jason StoneDemocrats blast Trump for commuting Roger Stone: ‘The most corrupt president in history’ Trump commutes Roger Stone’s sentence Appeals court denies Stone’s motion to delay prison sentence MORE joined a list of political figures and White House allies who have avoided jail time after President TrumpDonald John TrumpDemocrats blast Trump for commuting […]

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Barr recommended Trump not give Stone clemency: report

U.S. Attorney General William BarrBill BarrTrump commutes Roger Stone’s sentence EU condemns U.S. for resuming federal executions Trump on possible Roger Stone pardon: ‘His prayer may be answered’ MORE recommended that President TrumpDonald John TrumpDemocrats blast Trump for commuting Roger Stone: ‘The most corrupt president in history’ Trump confirms 2018 US cyberattack on Russian troll farm […]

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Rishi Sunak is borrowing his way out of this crisis, but we’ll all have to pay it back

Within days of Rishi Sunak becoming chancellor of the exchequer, the UK plunged into the deepest recession for at least 300 years. In extraordinarily difficult circumstances, the chancellor has demonstrated boldness, imagination, grip and excellent communication skills. He has outshone his cabinet colleagues in general and the prime minister in particular. The chancellor, however, will […]

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Pelosi plans legislation to limit pardons, commutations after Roger Stone move

Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiThe Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Facebook – Justices rule Manhattan prosecutor, but not Congress, can have Trump tax records Supreme Court rulings reignite Trump oversight wars in Congress Pelosi on Baltimore’s Columbus statue: ‘If the community doesn’t want the statue, the statue shouldn’t be there’ MORE (D-Calif.) is seeking to […]

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Critics explain why Trump’s commutation for Roger Stone stands out from past presidential pardons

Several presidents, including George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton, were criticized for pardoning political allies during their tenures in the Oval Office, The New York Times reports, but President Trump’s critics still think the commutation of Roger Stone’s prison sentence stands out. In 1992, Bush pardoned former Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger after Lawrence Walsh, the […]

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Critics explain why they think Trump’s latest commutation stands out among other presidential pardons

Several presidents, including George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton, were criticized for pardoning political allies during their tenures in the Oval Office, The New York Times reports, but President Trump’s critics still think his commutation of his friend and confidant Roger Stone’s prison sentence stands out. In 1992, Bush pardoned former Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger […]

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Why Trump’s commutation for Roger Stone stands out from past presidential pardons

Several presidents, including George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton, were criticized for pardoning political allies during their tenures in the Oval Office, The New York Times reports, but President Trump’s critics think the commutation of Roger Stone’s prison sentence stands out. In 1992, Bush pardoned former Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger after Lawrence Walsh, the independent […]

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‘Class bubbles’ could be the key to reopening schools

Several presidents, including George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton, were criticized for pardoning political allies during their tenures in the Oval Office, The New York Times reports, but President Trump’s critics still think his commutation of his friend and confidant Roger Stone’s prison sentence stands out. In 1992, Bush pardoned former Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger […]

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Trump may have just confirmed Mueller’s suspicions about his conduct toward Roger Stone

Valentina Sampaio says she has overcome “snickers, insults, fearful reactions, and physical violations,” to become Sports Illustrated‘s first transgender swimsuit model. Sampaio, who writes for SI that she was “born trans in a remote, humble fishing village in northern Brazil,” will appear in SI‘s annual swimsuit edition out July 21. She’s been on the cover […]

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Trump may have just confirmed Mueller’s suspicions about his conduct toward Roger Stone

Valentina Sampaio says she has overcome “snickers, insults, fearful reactions, and physical violations,” to become Sports Illustrated‘s first transgender swimsuit model. Sampaio, who writes for SI that she was “born trans in a remote, humble fishing village in northern Brazil,” will appear in SI‘s annual swimsuit edition out July 21. She’s been on the cover […]

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150 Minneapolis Cops File Disability Claims for PTSD, Which They Attribute to George Floyd Protests

Photo: Stephen Maturen (Getty Images) The mendacity of police officers never ceases to amaze me, not to mention the extensive luxuries they get to enjoy as a result of tax-payer money. Advertisement As The Washington Post reports, 150 police officers from the Minneapolis Police Department have started the process of filing disability claims that will […]

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