Trump Attacks Comey Again, Saying He and Others ‘Committed Many Crimes’

Trump Attacks Comey Again, Saying He and Others ‘Committed Many Crimes’

Photo President Trump met with governors and members of Congress on the White House on Thursday. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times WASHINGTON — President Trump resumed his assaults Monday on James B. Comey, the previous F.B.I. director, and stated that Mr. Comey, his former deputy and others “committed many crimes!” The president — in […]

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By now, no person must be shocked when the Republican Party violates its claims of fiscal rectitude. Increasing the deficit — via large tax cuts, principally for the wealthy — has been the defining characteristic of the celebration’s financial coverage for many years. When Paul Ryan and different Republicans name themselves fiscal conservatives, they’re principally […]

Former F.B.I. Deputy Director Is Faulted in Scathing Inspector General Report

Former F.B.I. Deputy Director Is Faulted in Scathing Inspector General Report

The report’s launch, which had been anticipated for months, comes at a time when the F.B.I. and the Justice Department are below intense scrutiny by Republicans on Capitol Hill and by President Trump for his or her persevering with investigation of attainable hyperlinks between the Trump marketing campaign and Russia. Mr. Trump, who considers the […]

Comey’s Memoir Offers Visceral Details on a President ‘Untethered to Truth’

Comey’s Memoir Offers Visceral Details on a President ‘Untethered to Truth’

“This president is unethical, and untethered to truth and institutional values,” Mr. Comey writes within the e book, saying his service to Mr. Trump recalled for him the times when he investigated the mob in New York. “The silent circle of assent. The boss in complete control. The loyalty oaths. The us-versus-them worldview. The lying […]

James Comey Has a Story to Tell. It’s Very Persuasive.

James Comey Has a Story to Tell. It’s Very Persuasive.

“We are experiencing a dangerous time in our country,” Comey writes, “with a political environment where basic facts are disputed, fundamental truth is questioned, lying is normalized and unethical behavior is ignored, excused or rewarded.” “A Higher Loyalty” is the primary massive memoir by a key participant within the alarming melodrama that’s the Trump administration. […]

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What this implies for the Trump coalition is that plenty of Republicans who as soon as resisted the Trumpian takeover have now accepted the assorted narratives that forged him as an indispensable man — as a result of he’s the one Republican who is aware of methods to battle, as a result of his elimination […]

Justice Dept., Pressured by Trump, Seeks to Speed Response to Congressional Inquiry

Justice Dept., Pressured by Trump, Seeks to Speed Response to Congressional Inquiry

On Saturday, Mr. Trump lashed out on the Justice Department for lacking a deadline set by the Judiciary Committee to show over the paperwork. The panel is searching for, along with the Clinton papers, a report being finalized by the Justice Department’s inspector common that led to the firing of Andrew G. McCabe, the deputy […]

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James Comey is about to be ubiquitous. His ebook shall be revealed subsequent week, and components might leak this week. Next Sunday, he’ll start an epic publicity tour, together with interviews with Stephen Colbert, David Remnick, Rachel Maddow, Mike Allen, George Stephanopoulos and “The View.” All of which can elevate the query: What, in the […]

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In what’s turning into one of the outstanding chapters in American authorized historical past, the president of the United States is in critical want of top-notch authorized assist, however apparently can’t discover top-notch legal professionals to symbolize him. As Robert Mueller’s Russia probe strikes ahead, the Trump administration has approached a slew of distinguished regulation […]