Everything about this sucks.
The FBI completed its investigation into sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, and now Republicans are ready to rush the fuck through his confirmation.
Let’s dive into some grim news.
On Tuesday, Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee, ever eager to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to a lifetime appointment on the Supreme Court, released a statement filled with lurid personal details from a man who says he is the former boyfriend of Julie Swetnick, the third woman who has publicly come forward…
During his hearing before the Senate Judiciary Hearing on Thursday, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was asked by Illinois Democrat Dick Durbin asked if he would “support an FBI investigation, right now” into Christine Blasey Ford’s allegations that he sexually assaulted her as a teenager. Kavanaugh responded,…
The FBI has announced they’ve recovered a pair of Dorothy’s ruby slippers from MGM’s 1939 The Wizard of Oz classic, which have been missing since they were stolen over a decade ago.
Michael Cohen, Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer and enforcer goon, seems to be trying very, very hard to cut ties with his former client—a man who he once pledged he would “take a bullet” for.
I feel as though I’ve aged about 177 years in the last 8 hours.
Questions are beginning to swirl about Ivanka Trump—President Trump’s most trusted advisor and also his daughter that he might want to date—and her involvement in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. Or rather, her marked lack of involvement. She has yet to be questioned by Mueller, and this Politico piece…
Although his name has become a shorthand hiss across the political spectrum, fired FBI director James Comey doesn’t present as an inherently interesting guy. That seems to be part of his appeal.
Donald Trump’s associates are reportedly freaking out because his lawyer, Michael Cohen, may have inadvertently handed the FBI a gold mine of private business and political conversations he secretly recorded. In an amazing twist of fate, the recordings that Cohen attempted to use as leverage against Trump’s associates…
It’s always important to find the Luann angle.
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Every single picture of Devin Nunes looks like that?
Tune in tonight as my colleagues enjoy (my word, not theirs) Trump’s State of the Union address.
More like Monday funday, am I right everybody? Haha! No, I am wrong.
As part of the Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia, the FBI is investigating a Russian banker who may have illegally given money to the NRA in order to help elect Donald Trump.
This morning, after news broke that Paul Manafort had turned himself in to the FBI over charges filed in Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, the Sad Bagpipe-in-Chief couldn’t help but tweet:
Paul Manafort, Donald Trump’s one-time campaign chairman, surrendered to the FBI Monday morning after the first charges in the special investigation into the 2016 election were filed.