Comey admits FBI failed to verify Steele Dossier it used to obtain a spy warrant on Trump's aide

Former FBI Director James Comey has admitted the Steele dossier was still uncorroborated by the FBI at the time he left the bureau. The infamous dossier was used by the FBI to monitor Trump aide Carter Page. The House Oversight Committee has released a 235-page transcript of Comey’s grilling 24 hours after the former FBI […]

While he was Jeff Sessions’ top aide, Matthew Whitaker reportedly advised Trump on how he could force the DOJ to cave to his demands

AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker reportedly counseled top DOJ officials on how to counter President Donald Trump’s demands for investigations into his political adversaries, while at the same time advising the White House on how it could force the DOJ to investigate those same claims. In conversations with Trump, Whitaker is said […]

Trump’s former top aide Hope Hicks is reportedly looking for a new job in New York

J. Scott Applewhite/AP Hope Hicks has reportedly been speaking to prospective employers in New York City. She resigned as White House communications director in February. Rumors had been swirling that she could return to the White House after her time off. Hope Hicks is reportedly looking for a new job in New York City, casting […]

Erdogan aide tells congressman Adam Schiff to ‘shut up’

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s spokesman has sharply rebuked Democrat Rep. Adam Schiff who bemoaned Turkey’s “descent into autocracy” after Erdogan’s presidential election win. “Erdogan ‘won’ reelection in Turkey this weekend only by decimating the opposition through arrests, violence and squashing freedom of the press. Turkey’s descent into autocracy is another reminder that democracy is […]

Ex-Trump aide Sam Nunberg reverses, says he’ll likely cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller

Screenshot Via YouTube Former Trump campaign aide Sam Nunberg said he’ll likely cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller. Nunberg previously refused to comply with Mueller’s subpoena which asked for his communications with other former officials. Nunberg railed against current and former White House officials in multiple TV interviews on Monday. WASHINGTON (AP) — A former […]

How to get away from Mueller: ‘Crazy’ Trump aide refuses subpoena on TV

Is he crazy, or crazy like a fox? One-time Trump aide Sam Nunberg went on every major network to declare that he would not comply with a subpoena by special counsel Robert Mueller, leaving Washington insiders confused. A grand jury subpoena demands Nunberg’s appearance on Friday this week, and seeks documents he has related to […]

Former Trump campaign aide Sam Nunberg dropped some outrageous claims during an interview blitz on the Russia investigation

Former top Trump campaign aide Sam Nunberg said he will not be cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. Nunberg’s interviews on NBC and CNN on Monday went off the rails at times, as he grappled with a subpoena from Mueller and dished out harsh words for some of Trump’s top advisers. He also […]

A former top Trump campaign aide has reportedly agreed to plead guilty, testify against Paul Manafort

Mark Wilson/Getty Images Former Trump campaign top aide Rick Gates agreed to plead guilty to fraud-related charges in Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election interference. Gates agreed to testify against former campaign chairman Paul Manafort. The pair were both indicted on fraud-related charges in October. A former top aide to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign has […]

Trump aide K.T. McFarland withdraws her nomination for ambassador to Singapore

Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP K.T. McFarland asked for her nomination for the ambassadorship to Singapore to be withdrawn. McFarland was on Trump’s presidential transition team and was later appointed deputy national security adviser under Michael Flynn. “I have come to this decision reluctantly, because I believe in your mission,” McFarland wrote in a letter to President Donald […]