Tag: Obstruction

After Comey firing, FBI began investigating if Trump was working for Russia

“Officials became so concerned by the president’s behavior that they began investigating whether he had been working on behalf of Russia against American interests” You don’t read a headline like this one very often in a lifetime. A late-Friday bombshell of a story from the New York Times tonight says President Donald Trump’s actions freaked […]

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White House really wants you to know Trump isn’t obstructing justice, he’s just ‘fighting back’

The meaningless war of semantics the White House is pushing continued during Wednesday’s briefing when the press secretary insisted repeatedly that Donald Trump was merely voicing his “opinion” in a morning tweet urging his attorney general to stop the Russia probe “right now.” “The president is stating his opinion,” Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters, repeating the […]

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Murray Waas reports Mueller has evidence that implicates Trump in obstruction of justice

This is from reporter Murray Waas, and it is a frickin’ bombshell: Previously undisclosed evidence in the possession of Special Counsel Robert Mueller—including highly confidential White House records and testimony by some of President Trump’s own top aides—provides some of the strongest evidence to date implicating the president of the United States in an obstruction […]

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Cohen reportedly ready to throw Trump under the bus, Trump wants to shove Cohen in front of a taxi

Trump’s morning tweet also includes an implied threat. x …..I did NOT know of the meeting with my son, Don jr. Sounds to me like someone is trying to make up stories in order to get himself out of an unrelated jam (Taxi cabs maybe?). He even retained Bill and Crooked Hillary’s lawyer. Gee, I […]

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Tweet-struction: Mueller considering Trump’s tweets in investigation of obstruction

The New York Times is reporting that Robert Mueller is looking at a wide-ranging obstruction investigation, including a review of how Trump may have used his Twitter account to harm the investigation and mislead investigators. Included in this review are tweets concerning both former FBI Director James Comey and Attorney General Jefferson Sessions, both of […]

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Klukowski: Democrats’ Demand for 1 Million Documents on Kavanaugh Is Obstruction

Senate Democrats are demanding to review over 1 million pages of material on Judge Brett Kavanaugh before voting on his Supreme Court nomination. But this is merely an obstructionist tactic to push his confirmation into 2019 to harm Republicans in the midterms, and hoping to retake Senate control so they can keep the Supreme Court […]

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Watch fiery Dems chanting ‘USA! USA! USA!’ as Republicans vote down election cybersecurity grants

Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD) gave a fiery speech on the floor of the House of Representatives, imploring Republicans to approve funding for vital cybersecurity upgrades ahead of the 2018 midterm elections. You would think that would be a bipartisan issue, right? Nope. Republicans could not even put partisan politics aside for one vote to safeguard […]

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Mitch McConnell Whines That Democrats Are Obstructing Trump

The man who famously said that making President Obama a one-term president was their “single most important goal” and who spent eight years while Obama was in office obstructing absolutely everything, even if it was something Republicans used to be for, actually had the gall to complain about Democrats obstructing Trump at this year’s “Faith […]

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Mueller Files Obstruction Charges Against Manafort, Russian Associate

WASHINGTON (CNN) — Robert Mueller’s special counsel’s office hit former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort with two more criminal charges Friday and added his longtime business associate Konstantin Kilimnik as a second defendant in the case, after accusing them earlier in the week of attempting to convince witnesses to commit perjury. The expanded criminal allegations […]

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Cartoon: Presidential Pardon Power Supplement

Now that President Trump and his lawyers have asserted he is above the law in legal memos and repeated tweets, it’s only a matter of time before we’re in a full-blown constitutional crisis. In case you missed it, besides Trump’s tweetstorm saying he has an “absolute right” to pardon himself, lawyers defending the president sent […]

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Trump starts the morning by admitting obstruction and threatening the Inspector General

The same levels of do-what-you-will do not apply for anyone who fails to meet Trump’s standard for kneeling. After months of attacking the FBI, DOJ, CIA, State Department, and every other agency where there was a hint of rationality remaining, Trump is prepared to add another name to the Deep State list. x What is […]

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Cartoon: Rule of Law

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