Black People Politics : 'Something is wrong' with presidential election, says civil rights leader Diane Nash

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    Michael Flynn 'refuses to hand over documents to Russia investigation' despite subpoena

    Former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn will not honour a congressional subpoena request, his lawyer said, according to the top Republican on the Senate Intelligence Committee.

    Senator Richard Burr told reporters that the committee is not surprised ...

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    Michael Flynn 'refuses to hand over documents to Russia investigation' despite subpoena

    Former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn will not honour a congressional subpoena request, his lawyer said, according to the top Republican on the Senate Intelligence Committee. Senator Richard Burr told reporters that the committee is not...
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    United States’ ‘most valuable’ source on ISIS threats reportedly compromised by Trump
    The Israeli source is the United States’ most valuable source of the Islamic State’s external plotting


    ... On Tuesday, multiple sources revealed that the intelligence came from Israel, one of the United States’ closest allies in the Middle East.

    But that may not be the worst of it, the Wall Street Journal reported late Wednesday that the Israeli source Trump allegedly compromised is “described by multiple U.S. officials as the most valuable source of information on external plotting by Islamic State” ...

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    United States’ ‘most valuable’ source on ISIS threats reportedly compromised by Trump

    The Israeli source is the United States’ most valuable source of the Islamic State’s external plotting.
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    President Donald Trump meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, left, and Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergei Kislyak at the White House, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. CREDIT: Russian Foreign Ministry Photo via AP



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    Multiple bombshells hit Trump after he boards plane, internet asks #HasDonaldLandedYet


    ... The news lit up Twitter as we simultaneously learned that a) Trump reportedly called FBI Director James Comey a "real nut job" to the Russians and claimed firing him would take "great pressure" off the president and b) someone close to Trump is now under scrutiny in the Russia investigation ...

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    Multiple bombshells hit Trump after he boards plane, internet asks #HasDonaldLandedYet

    After a week in which the New York Times and Washington Post traded bombshell reports, the pair dropped two scoops — just as Donald likes — at the same time Friday. The timing was odd — several hours earlier than the daily reports from earlier in...
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    The timing was odd — several hours earlier than the daily reports from earlier in the week — and inconvenient for Trump, who had just boarded a looong flight to Saudi Arabia





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    Report: FBI probe moves into White House

    ... A Washington Post report, citing anonymous sources familiar with the matter, said a senior Trump adviser is now considered a "person of interest" in the law enforcement investigation into whether Trump's campaign associates coordinated with Russia in an effort to sway the 2016 election ...

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    Report: FBI probe moves into White House

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump told Russian diplomats last week his firing of "nut job" James Comey had eased the pressure on him, even as the FBI's Trump-Russia investigation had moved into the White House, according to reports Friday...
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    First on CNN: Russian officials bragged they could use Flynn to influence Trump, sources say


    (CNN)Russian officials bragged in conversations during the presidential campaign that they had cultivated a strong relationship with former Trump adviser retired Gen. Michael Flynn and believed they could use him to influence Donald Trump and his team, sources told CNN.


    The conversations deeply concerned US intelligence officials, some of whom acted on their own to limit how much sensitive information they shared with Flynn, who was tapped to become Trump's national security adviser, current and former governments officials said ...

    Video ... Sources: Russians bragged about using Flynn (3:06)
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    Russian officials bragged they could use Michael Flynn to influence Donald Trump, sources say

    Russian officials bragged in conversations during the presidential campaign that they had cultivated a strong relationship with former Trump adviser retired...
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    By Gloria Borger, Pamela Brown, Jim Sciutto, Marshall Cohen and Eric Lichtblau, CNN
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    There's only one way Donald Trump will get impeached


    ... If and when the House Judiciary Committee takes up the question of impeachment, it will have a running start. Legal scholars, including Laurence Tribe, of Harvard have begun work on sample articles in the indictment ...

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    There's only one way Donald Trump will get impeached

    Trump's impeachment is much more a political question than a legal one.
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    Rod Rosenstein 'Stands By' The Memo Trump Used To Justify Firing James Comey

    ... “I’m not at all reassured. I think it’s deeply disturbing,” Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) said after the Senate meeting. “We learned nothing, except the things that were designed to make himself look good” ...

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    Rod Rosenstein 'Stands By' The Memo Trump Used To Justify Firing James Comey

    Here’s Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s statement to members of the House of Representatives about the removal of former FBI Director James Comey: Good afternoon.
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    Here’s Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s statement to members of the House of Representatives about the removal of former FBI Director James Comey: Good afternoon.




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    Trump Jr.’s speech at a Dubai university raises ethics questions
    Trump previously threw stones at former opponent Hillary Clinton for her paid speeches


    Donald Trump Jr.’s paid commencement speech at American University earlier this week in Dubai is latest example of the Trump family potentially mixing business with politics.

    But it’s not necessarily just whether or how much he was paid — the dollar amount isn’t known, but CBS News reported the university paid former President Bill Clinton $150,000 in 2002 — it’s that Trump Jr.’s speech could be seen as a way for Dubai’s leaders to curry favor with the White House ...


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    Trump Jr.’s speech at a Dubai university raises ethics questions

    Trump previously threw stones at former opponent Hillary Clinton for her paid speeches.
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    Donald Trump Jr. spoke to American University graduates in Dubai, raising some conflicts of interest issues with the White House and paid appearances. CREDIT: AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File



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    True. Mueller tryin to put some folk in :dblock:


    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand: 'I believe we should look into obstruction of justice'


    (CNN)As bombshell reports about the circumstances of former FBI director James Comey's firing continue to rock the White House, Democratic lawmakers have increasingly said it's starting to sound like President Trump may have obstructed justice. But the appointment of Robert Mueller as a special counsel won't get at the root problem of Russian meddling into the US, according to New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand ...


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    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand: 'I believe we should look into obstruction of justice'

    As bombshell reports about the circumstances of former FBI director James Comey's firing continue to rock the White House, Democratic lawmakers have increasingly said it's starting to sound like President Trump may have obstructed justice. But...
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    Crook, :facepalm:

    Michael Flynn To Plead The Fifth And Refuse To Cooperate With Senate Russia Probe

    Former national security adviser Michael Flynn will not be cooperating with a Senate intelligence committee investigation, according to the Associated Press. He intends to invoke his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination Monday to avoid turning over documents lawmakers have subpoenaed related to his interactions with Russian officials ...

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    Michael Flynn To Plead The Fifth And Refuse To Cooperate With Senate Russia Probe

    Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn will not be cooperating with a Senate Intelligence Committee investigation, according to the Associated Press.
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