Posts Tagged ‘James Comey’

“A news report today sent Washington into another spasm when it appeared that ABC and other news outlets reported that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein confirmed that he might have to recuse himself from any further involvement in the Russian investigation.”

Source: Perspectives: The Hill — If Rod Rosenstein recuses himself, Robert Mueller may be next


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“Remember 2008? Lots of regulations were put into place to make sure that doesn’t happen again. But the banking lobby doesn’t like Dodd-Frank, and remarkably, neither does the GOP.” — News And Guts

Source: Perspectives: Vanity Fair — While Everyone Was Obsessing Over Comey, Republicans Passed A Bill To Kill Dodd-Frank


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“Underlying everything about the Trump-Russian connection is the inviolable fact – which all our intelligence agencies agree on – that Putin attacked our democracy at its core, and he could do so again.”

Source: Perspectives: The Guardian — James Comey details Trump’s ‘lies’ and reaffirms belief of Russian meddling in election


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“President Trump appears to be guilty of obstruction of justice. That’s the only rational conclusion to be reached if James Comey’s opening statement for his planned testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Thursday, is to be believed.”

Source: Perspectives: New Yorker — James Comey’s Remarkable Story About Donald Trump


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U.S. Presidents throughout history have long defined loyalty differently. Lyndon B. Johnson’s definition was extreme; Trump’s definition has so far proved disastrous. Our experience with Trump’s actions and behaviors are enough evidence for us to say he doesn’t possess any of characteristic qualities that loyalty requires in order to receive it.

Source: Perspectives: The New Yorker — What Kind Of Loyalty Does A President Need?


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President Trump’s dismissal of FBI Director James Comey was the third time he’s fired someone involved in an investigation of him or his associates.

Source: Bloomberg — The Trump Investigators That Trump Has Fired


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Bloomberg’s Jonathan Bernstein writes what Donald Trump has said in multiple interviews released today. Bernstein’s conclusion “The president is winging it, even on an issue that risks his entire presidency.” Robert Reich also expresses his opinion.

Source: Bloomberg — Trump’s Know-Nothing Tour de Force


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