The first task in our inquiry was to evaluate the Intelligence Community’s work on this important piece of analysis. Committee staff have spent 14 months reviewing the sources, tradecraft, and analytic work, and we see no reason to dispute the conclusions. There is no doubt that Russia undertook an unprecedented effort to interfere with our 2016 elections. I look forward to completing the Committee’s inquiry and issuing our findings and recommendations to the American people.Democratic Vice Chair Sen. Mark Warner‘s (D-VA) words are slightly more blunt:
“Despite the short time frame they had to prepare it, the Continue reading "Senate Intel Leaders: Russia Meddled in Election With Intent of Helping Trump"
The Senate Judiciary committee released transcripts of its interviews with Donald Trump Jr. on Wednesday — about the 2016 Trump Tower meeting with a Russian lawyer. And in some of the excerpts, the president’s son displayed a pretty hazy memory. Notably, according to the AP, Trump Jr. could not recall speaking with his father, President Donald Trump, about the Russia investigation. LA Times reporter Chris Megerian Tweeted out a portion of the transcript which shows Don Jr. denying that he’s spoken with his dad about a number of Russia-related topics.
In newly-released Senate transcripts, Donald Trump Jr. says he never talked to his father about the 2016 Trump Tower meeting. pic.twitter.com/c6VH2wlDvY— MSNBC (@MSNBC) May 16, 2018
According to Trump Jr., there’s a lot of things he’s never talked about with his father. (The interview took place on Sept. 7.) pic.twitter.com/DnaV0ELywp —Continue reading "NEW: Senate Transcripts Show Donald Trump Jr. Has a Really Hazy Memory on All Things Russia"
It’s likely the president is referring to the latest Rasmussen poll numbers which claim 47 percent “of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance” and 52 percent disapprove. While his approval ratings have been on the upswing, those particular numbers should be taken with a grain of salt since Rasmussen’s polls Continue reading "Trump Blasts Media, Claims ‘Best Poll Numbers in a Year’"
Can you believe that with all of the made up, unsourced stories I get from the Fake News Media, together with the $10,000,000 Russian Witch Hunt (there is no Collusion), I now have my best Poll Numbers in a year. Much of the Media may be corrupt, but the People truly get it!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 15, 2018
“What I think is that it’s been about a year since this investigation began,” Pence replied. “Our administration has provided over a million documents, we’ve fully cooperated in it.
“In the interest of the country, I think it’s time to wrap it up,” Continue reading "VP Pence on Mueller Investigation: ‘It’s Time to Wrap It Up’"