Who Paid for the ‘Trump Dossier’?Posted: July 28, 2017 Filed under: Crime & Corruption, Mediasphere, Politics, Russia, White House | Tags: 2016, Chuck Grassley, Dianne Feinstein, Donald Trump, Donald Trump Jr., Donald Trump presidential campaign, Glenn Simpson, Jared Kushner, Kimberley A. Strassel, Paul Manafort, Trump dossier, United States House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Leave a comment
Democrats don’t want you to find out—and that ought to be a scandal of its own.
Kimberley A. Strassel reports: It has been 10 days since Democrats received the glorious news that Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley would require Donald Trump Jr. and Paul Manafort to explain their meeting with Russian operators at Trump Tower last year. The left was salivating at the prospect of watching two Trump insiders being grilled about Russian “collusion” under the klieg lights.
Yet Democrats now have meekly and noiselessly retreated, agreeing to let both men speak to the committee in private. Why would they so suddenly be willing to let go of this moment of political opportunity?
Fusion GPS. That’s the oppo-research outfit behind the infamous and discredited “Trump dossier,” ginned up by a former British spook. Read the rest of this entry »
Robert Mueller Stocks Staff with Democrat DonorsPosted: June 13, 2017 Filed under: Breaking News, Crime & Corruption, Law & Justice, Mediasphere, Politics | Tags: 2016, Donald Trump, Donald Trump presidential campaign, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Hillary Clinton, James Comey, Jeff Sessions, Paul Manafort, Robert Mueller, RUSSIA, United States Department of Justice Leave a comment
Special counsel’s team includes former Clinton Foundation lawyer, contributors to Obama, Hillary, more.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich sparked a mini-meltdown in the media Monday with a tweet challenging the fairness of the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
Gingrich, who also appeared on “The Laura Ingraham Show,” pointed to the early hires special counsel Robert Mueller has made.
“Republicans are delusional if they think the special counsel is going to be fair,” he tweeted. “Look who he is hiring.check fec [sic] reports. Time to rethink.”
He’s not wrong about the donations. Four top lawyers hired by Mueller have contributed tens of thousands of dollars over the years to the Democratic Party and Democratic candidates, including former President Barack Obama and President Donald Trump’s 2016 opponent, Hillary Clinton.
One of the hires, Jeannie Rhee, also worked as a lawyer for the Clinton Foundation and helped persuade a federal judge to block a conservative activist’s attempts to force Bill and Hillary Clinton to answer questions under oath about operations of the family-run charity.
Campaign-finance reports show that Rhee gave Clinton the maximum contributions of $2,700 in 2015 and again last year to support her presidential campaign. She also donated $2,300 to Obama in 2008 and $2,500 in 2011. While still at the Justice Department, she gave $250 to the Democratic National Committee Services Corp. Read the rest of this entry »
[VIDEO] OH YES SHE DID: Clinton Says That Putin Opposed Her Because ‘He’s Not Fond Of Strong Women’Posted: April 8, 2017 Filed under: Mediasphere, Politics, Russia | Tags: Donald Trump, Free Beacon, Hillary Clinton, media, news, Paul Manafort, RUSSIA, video, Vladimir Putin Leave a comment