President Donald Trump is reportedly listening to an outside group of advisors regarding how to handle the Justice Department’s refusal to provide unredacted documents to congressional lawmakers. CNN reported Monday that former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, former Trump deputy campaign manager David Bossie, and president of the Trump Hispanic Advisory Council Steve Cortes are all part of the group that is engaged in what one member described as a “concerted effort…to put pressure on [Deputy Attorney General Rod] Rosenstein to comply with [House Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin] Nunes’ information request.” Continue reading "Bannon and Lewandowski Reportedly Persuading Trump to Battle The DOJ"
NEW: A loose and informal group of Trump advisers outside the White House have been aggressively campaigning to attack Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein as part of a "deep state" plot against the President; @jaketapper reports https://t.co/YCfZrc8yXg pic.twitter.com/55cbg6DA6S— CNN (@CNN) May 21, 2018
For the last several months, Dent attracted attention by criticizing Donald Trump for his various political missteps. Dent has also spoken out against the rest of the GOP, saying that servility to the president is the only real platform the Republican Party has left. [Image via screengrab] — —
Charlie Dent, who recently left Congress, has joined CNN as a political commentator based in Pennsylvania. He'll appear tonight on @OutFrontCNN.— Michael Calderone (@mlcalderone) May 21, 2018
In response, Rosenstein said he would have the Continue reading "CNN Panel Goes Off the Rails Over Trump’s Demand for Surveillance Probe: ‘Inept, Clueless, Out of the Loop’"
I hereby demand, and will do so officially tomorrow, that the Department of Justice look into whether or not the FBI/DOJ infiltrated or surveilled the Trump Campaign for Political Purposes – and if any such demands or requests were made by people within the Obama Administration!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 20, 2018
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick pointed to abortion as one of the potential causes for the Santa Fe school shooting on Friday that left 10 people dead. Patrick, a Republican, addressed the latest tragedy Sunday on ABC’s This Week with George Stephanopolous. Patrick suggested that Americans should not be surprised by the taking of innocent life, since “we have devalued life.” “Whether it’s through abortion, whether it’s the break-up of families, through violent movies, and particularly violent video games,” Patrick said, reverting to a familiar Republican talking point. During his interview with This Week and Continue reading "Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Suggests Abortion Led to Santa Fe Shooting"
Texas Lt. Gov. @DanPatrick: "Should we be surprised in this nation?" following deadly shooting in Texas, adding Americans have "devalued life.""Whether it's through abortion, whether it's the break-up of families, through violent movies, and particularly violent video games." pic.twitter.com/EBjcSRzcgN — This Week (@ThisWeekABC) May 20, 2018