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Mini-mystery on what amounts to demotion for investigator on Mueller team

Media have noted the departure of Peter Strzok from Robert Mueller’s well-staffed team investigating allegations about Russia interfering in the 2016 presidential election. The team was formed after President Donald Trump’s victory upended months of media projecting Democrats’ selectee Hillary … Continue reading

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Major source of divisiveness for Trump voters overlooked by media and both parties

After the attempted assassination of approximately 20 Republican lawmakers on Wednesday, the pundit class weighed in. Most chose to emphasize the need for unity. Many called for an end to the divisiveness that worsened after the 2016 presidential election didn’t … Continue reading

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Democrats struggle with Comey’s ‘honest loyalty’ in aftermath of obstruction

Democrats struggled with former FBI director James Comey’s statements about loyalty in the June 8 hearing conducted by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. High profile Dems like junior senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) applied creativity to the way they framed … Continue reading

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Comey Day good for Trump, bad for Lynch

As former FBI director James Comey testified about Russia, President Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and President Barack Obama’s last attorney general Loretta Lynch, Trump probably felt like he had a good day. Lynch? Not so good. 

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Comey’s opening statement suggests media over-sell on Intel hearing

Former FBI director James Comey appeared to have found himself on murky ground politically during investigations of Hillary Clinton’s email servers and of allegations Russia interfered in the 2016 US presidential election. Whatever Comey did, one major party wasn’t going … Continue reading

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Trump assessment of Comey as “nut job” actually kinder than the alternative

As President Donald Trump conducts a foreign policy tour, here at home media remain engulfed in various theories about Russia, the presidential election, and allegations about some people in Trump’s campaign circle. One of the latest meme baits emerged when … Continue reading

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Approval and hysteria follow Comey firing as House IT, China, Russia, other scandals buried

As news crashed into the public sphere after President Donald Trump fired FBI director James Comey, cries of approval and hysteria resounded throughout the US. Comey, for those of us with solid memories, is no stranger to controversy. At present … Continue reading

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