White House senior adviser Jared Kushner gave an account of his meeting with Kremlin-aligned lawyers during the 2016 presidential election for the first time Monday, telling a congressional panel that the meeting was so unproductive, he asked an aide to bail him out.
The Associated Press obtained an 11-page written statement Kushner submitted to the Senate Intelligence Committee, which is conducting its own probe of Russian interference in last year’s election.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has been named the new White House Press Secretary.
Friday morning, Anthony Scaramucci was named as the new White House communications director. Press Secretary Sean Spicer soon after announced his resignation. Spicer held his position just six months. He will remain in his position through August.
President Trump will ask Congress to consider a law that would prevent new immigrants to the United States from receiving various forms of public assistance for a period of five years after arriving to the country. Trump announced this on Wednesday evening at a rally in Grand Rapids, Iowa.
As a resident of Hollywood, CA, I didn’t exactly see crying in the streets, but I did “feel their pain,” as the saying goes.
According to (where else?) Variety, the local entertainment industry went in big time in support of Jon Ossoff, the jejune sometime documentarian, in his quest to win the election in Georgia’s sixth congressional district.
“Pinko and I had a chat with Laura Loomer and she discusses her reasons for interrupting the Shakespeare in the Park production of Julius Caesar, the one that has Donald Trump stabbed to death by a gang of minorities.
She talks about the frustration of being condemned by some on the right for using “left-wing tactics.”
Circa News is reporting that former FBI Director James Comey last year briefed members of Congress about “a highly sensitive piece of evidence” that suggested that former Attorney General Loretta Lynch had agreed to “put the kibosh” on any plans to prosecute Hillary Clinton.
According to Circa’s sources who were “directly briefed on the matter,” Comey had a “frosty exchange” with Lynch when he confronted her about the evidence.
Arguably, the most interesting part of the testimony of James Comey, the cowardly lion of the criminal justice system, before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday is not that President Trump was cleared of even a smidgeon of corruption and obstruction of justice but that President Obama’s Attorney General, Loretta Lynch, is up to her eyeballs in both.
It’s 2017 and Republicans control the White House, the Senate, the House and more statewide offices than you can shake a big bundle of fake news papers at. And, potentially soon, a Supreme Court that takes its guidelines from the Constitution not Das Kapital and the National Social Justice Party.
Almost a month after President Donald Trump fired him, former FBI Director James Comey is scheduled to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday.
Comey will reportedly claim that the president asked for his “loyalty” but that he “demurred.” A keeper of meticulous notes, Comey will also likely testify that the president asked him to drop the Michael Flynn investigation only days after the national security advisor was fired. “I hope you can let this go,” the president purportedly told Comey. “I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go.”
Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and one of the senior advisers in the Trump administration, was seeking a private communications channel with the Kremlin, according to a new report in The Washington Post.
Kushner and Russian ambassador Sergei Kislyak spoke of the possibility of coordinating a secret and secure communications channel between the Trump transition team and the Kremlin, the paper said.
Trump has to say Goodbye to Jared and Ivanka and bring Bannon back into the fold.
News that White House adviser and Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner is under scrutiny in the FBI’s Russia probe comes almost two months after chief strategist Steve Bannon expressed concern that Kushner’s meetings with Russian officials could harm Trump’s presidency.