@MsDuhMeanor

RT @AWeissmann_: A must read. Attack on civil servants by Trump administration.
www.npr.org
1 year ago
Media industry

Federal inquiry details abuses of power by Trump's CEO over Voice of America

A federal investigation found former U.S. Agency for Global Media CEO Michael Pack (at right) repeatedly engaged in abuses of power and gross mismanagement.Pack, shown last year at a party with conservative politician and publisher Steve Forbes, sought to stamp out all hints of anti-Trump sentiment at the agency, the Voice of America, and other networks funded by the federal government.
RT @rhonda_harbison: @atrupar Kash Patel is paying them. He send them 5000.00 immediately @Jim_Jordan

G.O.P. Witnes…
www.nytimes.com
1 year ago
US Elections

G.O.P. Witnesses, Paid by Trump Ally, Embraced Jan. 6 Conspiracy Theories

WASHINGTON House Republicans have spent months promising to use their majority to uncover an insidious bias against conservatives on the part of the federal government, vowing to produce a roster of brave whistle-blowers who would come forward to provide damning evidence of abuses aimed at the right.
www.nytimes.com
1 year ago
US Elections

Barr Pressed Durham to Find Flaws in the Russia Investigation. It Didn't Go Well.

WASHINGTON It became a regular litany of grievances from President Donald J. Trump and his supporters: The investigation into his 2016 campaign's ties to Russia was a witch hunt, they maintained, that had been opened without any solid basis, went on too long and found no proof of collusion.Egged on by Mr. Trump, Attorney General William P. Barr set out in 2019 to dig into their shared theory that the Russia investigation likely stemmed from a conspiracy by intelligence or law enforcement agencies.
@rgoodlaw @ErinBurnett @OutFrontCNN Durham needs to be questioned about the evidence of trump financial crimes. Evidence given to both he and Barr personally by the Italian govt when both were in Italy searching for ex-spy professor Mifsaud.
www.nytimes.com
1 year ago
US Elections

Barr Pressed Durham to Find Flaws in the Russia Investigation. It Didn't Go Well.

WASHINGTON It became a regular litany of grievances from President Donald J. Trump and his supporters: The investigation into his 2016 campaign's ties to Russia was a witch hunt, they maintained, that had been opened without any solid basis, went on too long and found no proof of collusion.Egged on by Mr. Trump, Attorney General William P. Barr set out in 2019 to dig into their shared theory that the Russia investigation likely stemmed from a conspiracy by intelligence or law enforcement agencies.
Nytimes
3 years ago
US politics

Trump Records Shed New Light on Chinese Business Pursuits

As he raises questions about his opponent's standing with China, President Trump's taxes reveal details about his own activities there, including a previously unknown bank account.
RT @joncoopertweets: Here’s the story.
www.cnn.com
1 year ago
US politics

Exclusive: Rep. George Santos charged by Justice Department in federal probe

Federal prosecutors have filed criminal charges against New York Rep. George Santos, the Republican lawmaker whose astonishing pattern of lies and fabrications stunned even hardened politicos, according to three sources familiar with the matter.Santos is expected to appear as soon as Wednesday at federal court in New York's eastern district, where the charges have been filed under seal.
@LoriMacrae20 @Ricka168 Barr & Durham traveled to UK & Italy questioning their govt in an attempt to find evidence proving the Russia investigation was a political hit job. Instead they were provided evidence by Italy of major financial crimes committed by trump.
www.nytimes.com
1 year ago
US Elections

Barr Pressed Durham to Find Flaws in the Russia Investigation. It Didn't Go Well.

WASHINGTON It became a regular litany of grievances from President Donald J. Trump and his supporters: The investigation into his 2016 campaign's ties to Russia was a witch hunt, they maintained, that had been opened without any solid basis, went on too long and found no proof of collusion.Egged on by Mr. Trump, Attorney General William P. Barr set out in 2019 to dig into their shared theory that the Russia investigation likely stemmed from a conspiracy by intelligence or law enforcement agencies.
www.nytimes.com
1 year ago
US politics

On Eve of Trial, Discovery of Carlson Texts Set Off Crisis Atop Fox

The day before Dominion Voting Systems' defamation trial against Fox News was set to begin in a Delaware courthouse, the Fox board of directors and top executives made a startling discovery that helped lead to the breaking point between the network and Tucker Carlson, one of its top stars.Private messages sent by Mr. Carlson that had been redacted in legal filings showed him making highly offensive and crude remarks that went beyond the inflammatory, often racist comments of his prime-time show and anything disclosed in the lead-up to the trial.
www.cnn.com
1 year ago
US politics

Exclusive: National security officials tell special counsel Trump was repeatedly warned he did not have the authority to seize voting machines

Former top national security officials have testified to a federal grand jury that they repeatedly told former President Donald Trump and his allies that the government didn't have the authority to seize voting machines after the 2020 election, CNN has learned.Chad Wolf, the former acting Homeland Security secretary, and his former deputy Ken Cuccinelli were asked about discussions inside the administration around DHS seizing voting machines when they appeared before the grand jury earlier this year, according to three people familiar with the proceedings.
Washington Post
1 year ago
Europe news

Russia nearly shot down British spy plane near Ukraine, leaked document says

An image taken from video released by the U.S. European Command on March 16 shows onboard footage from a U.S. Air Force MQ-9 drone as it is approached by a Russian SU-27 aircraft.A Russian jet collided with the American drone, downing it in the Black Sea.(USEUCOM/AFP/Getty Images)A Russian fighter jet nearly shot down a British surveillance plane last year, according to a leaked U.S. military document circulating online, an incident more significant than was previously disclosed and that could have drawn the United States and its NATO allies directly into the Ukraine war.
www.nytimes.com
1 year ago
Europe news

Ukraine War Plans Leak Prompts Pentagon Investigation

WASHINGTON Classified war documents detailing secret American and NATO plans for building up the Ukrainian military ahead of a planned offensive against Russia were posted this week on social media channels, senior Biden administration officials said.The Pentagon is investigating who may have been behind the leak of the documents, which appeared on Twitter and on Telegram, a platform with more than half a billion users that is widely available in Russia.
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