The Stolen Campaign Documents That Helped Reagan Win the Presidency

It was about as high stakes a presidential debate as there has been in American history. When President Jimmy Carter and Republican party nominee Ronald Reagan squared off on Oct. 28, 1980, in Cleveland for their one and only debate of that election, there was just one week to go before Americans cast their ballots. […]

Legal documents show 3rd woman to accuse Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct was involved in at least 6 lawsuits over the last 25 years

Michael Avenatti via AP Julie Swetnick, the third woman to accuse Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, has been involved in at least six lawsuits over the last 25 years, legal documents show.  Some of these cases include telling her former employer that she had a degree from John Hopkins University when she didn’t, accusations […]

Documents Show Volkswagen CEO Diess Knew About Illegal Devices

Unsealed documents from a German prosecutor’s office shed light on current Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess’ knowledge of the costly diesel emissions scandal. Back in late July, 2015, Diess, having just taken the helm of the VW brand after arriving from BMW, sat in on a fateful meeting, German magazine Der Spiegel reports. It seems that, […]

Chilling 1,356-page grand jury report documents allegations about how the Catholic Church followed ‘a playbook for concealing the truth’ that 300 ‘predator priests’ sexually abused at least 1,000 children

REUTERS/Jim Young A grand jury in Pennsylvania released a 1,300-word report Tuesday detailing allegations about the Roman Catholic Church’s decades-long cover-up of sexual abuse of nearly 1,000 children by 300 “predator priests.” The report details what investigators described in the report as a “a playbook for concealing the truth” that was used by officials to cover […]

FBI releases Carter Page surveillance documents, Trump claims his campaign was spied on illegally

Associated Press/Pavel Golovkin Following months of partisan arguments in Congress, the FBI released heavily redacted documents about the surveillance of a former Trump campaign adviser. The agency was investigating whether Carter Page was conspiring with the Russian government to undermine the 2016 US presidential election. President Donald Trump seized on the documents to claim his […]

A retired judge just ruled that nearly half of 4,000 documents Michael Cohen labeled as privileged are not — and he’s not challenging that decision in court

Brendan McDermid/Reuters Special master Barbara Jones ruled on Thursday that nearly half of 4,000 documents labeled as privileged by President Donald Trump, his former longtime lawyer Michael Cohen, and the Trump Organization are not privileged. Cohen, who finds himself at the center of a criminal investigation in the Southern District of New York, is not […]

Year-old router bug exploited to steal sensitive DOD drone, tank documents

Enlarge / A US Air Force MQ-9 Reaper awaits maintenance December 8, 2016, at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada. Training materials for the Reaper Aircraft Maintenance Unit were stolen by a hacker exploiting a Netgear router. (credit: U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christian Clausen) In May, a hacker perusing vulnerable systems with the […]

House GOP plans to subpoena DOJ for more than 1mn documents related to Clinton email probe

Unhappy with the “very slow” ways of the Justice Department, Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee want to subpoena it for one million missing documents related to the probe into Hillary Clinton’s private emails. The committee has received only a “tiny percentage” — about 3,000 of 1.2 million — of the documents they have requested, […]