Ongoing Fallout From Trump’s Press Conference And Helsinki Summit With Putin

by Richard Cameron Helsinki Summit – A Disaster and a bigly clean up job Donald Trump, after approximately 24 hours of furious reactions to his abominable actions in Helsinki, relented to administration political advisors and agreed to stage what amounted to a transparently insincere damage control dog and pony show. What caused the firestorm to begin with?  Let’s put those on the table first, so we can examine the validity of Trump’s gainsaying of his behavior on foreign soil. Trump’s statements at the post private meeting press conference were standard…

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Is Former FBI Director James Comey’s Senate Testimony An Exoneration Of Donald Trump? Not Even Close.

By Richard Cameron Directly following former FBI Director James Comey’s question and answer sessions Thursday in the Senate chamber, political narratives emerged, falling generally along partisan lines.  For Democrats, Comey’s testimony was notable in that he asserted that Donald Trump lied about the condition of the FBI and the reasons Trump disclosed for Comey’s firing. For Republicans who are still tethering their destiny to that of the President’s, Comey’s answers were a full absolution of any wrongdoing on the part of the President. To listen to them, you would have to conclude…

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Did President Trump Attempt To Enlist Intelligence Officials In Shutting Down The FBI Investigations Into Russian Collusion?

by Richard Cameron The Washington Post released a report last night detailing information that indicates President Trump and the Trump White House sought to persuade high ranking members of the intelligence community to influence former FBI Director James Comey, Jr., to close down its investigations on Russian influence in the 2016 Presidential campaign. In the report, the Washington Post outlines that Trump, in March, asked the Director of National Intelligence, Daniel Coats and also Admiral Michael S. Rogers, Director of the National Security Agency (NSA), to make statements to the…

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