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In Case You Missed It, Your President is Horribly Corrupt | the journalista
The Washington Post is reporting that in his capacity as president, Donald Trump reportedly asked two high-ranking national intelligence officials in March to help him push back against the FBI investigation into possible connections between his presidential campaign and the Russian government. From my post on The Root: Two current and two former intelligence officials spoke …
donald-trump  fbi 
13 hours ago by sfriedenberg
Between Trump and his national security adviser lie 'ferocious' internal politics
"'It can be difficult to advise the President effectively given his seemingly short attention span and propensity to be easily distracted,' a source knowledgeable about McMaster's day-to-day challenges told CNN. The source added that McMaster's task -- being an honest broker of various national security options for the President -- is further complicated by fears on the National Security Council that Trump can be reckless with sensitive information. 'You can't say what not to say,' the source said of Trump, 'because that will then be one of the first things he'll say.'"
a:Jake-Tapper  p:CNN  d:2017.05.19  w:1000  Donald-Trump  intelligence-gathering  media  from instapaper
yesterday by bankbryan
White House Moves to Block Ethics Inquiry Into Ex-Lobbyists on Payroll
The Trump administration has disputed the authority of the top ethics watchdog to request the names of former lobbyists working in the White House or federal agencies.
donald-trump  ethics 
yesterday by sfriedenberg
The Airport Lawyers Who Stood Up to Trump Are Under Attack
While the country has been fixated on President Trump’s firings, leaks, and outbursts involving the Department of Justice, that agency has itself been stealthily attacking our democracy by telling good lawyers to stop representing people.
donald-trump  immigration  legal  doj 
2 days ago by sfriedenberg
Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian foreign minister and ambassador
The president was boasting of the “great intel” he receives when he discussed intelligence provided by a U.S. partner.
donald-trump  crime  security 
3 days ago by sfriedenberg
Russia probe reaches current White House official, people familiar with the case say
The probe has intensified in recent weeks, and people say more subpoenas and interviews are on the way.
russia  donald-trump 
4 days ago by sfriedenberg
Trump Told Russians That Firing ‘Nut Job’ Comey Eased Pressure From Investigation
The conversation reinforces the notion that President Trump dismissed him primarily because of the bureau’s investigation into possible collusion between his campaign and Russian operatives.
donald-trump  james-comey  sean-spicer  fbi 
4 days ago by sfriedenberg
Some Groups Of People Who May Not 100% Deserve Our Eternal Scorn
"1. Celebrities Who Speak Out Against Donald Trump
No, celebrities are not going to single-handedly change the world. Yes, celebrities are often annoying, and almost by definition out-of-touch. Yes, a Democratic campaign needs to have some substance beyond 'look, celebrities!' But from the celebrities’ own point of view, *they’re doing the best they can*. If Kim Kardashian wants to help the cause, what do you expect her to do? Write policy white papers? Go door-to-door canvassing? Or would you rather she just stayed silent and didn’t do anything?"
a:Scott-Alexander★★★  p:Slate-Star-Codex★★★  d:2017.02.23  w:4000  media  2016-election  Donald-Trump  celebrities  politics  from twitter
4 days ago by bankbryan
Stocks Surged As Trading Floors Watched 'Breaking' InfoWars Video. It Was Two Weeks Old, and Wrong.
Traders and analysts are wondering if “Infowars [is] a site I have to start reading now” to gauge what the average person believes is true in the middle of a “propaganda war.”
donald-trump  james-comey  fake-news  finance 
5 days ago by sfriedenberg
Any Half-Decent Hacker Could Break Into Mar-a-Lago
"The risks posed by the lax security, experts say, go well beyond simple digital snooping. Sophisticated attackers could take advantage of vulnerabilities in the Wi-Fi networks to take over devices like computers or smart phones and use them to record conversations involving anyone on the premises. 'Those networks all have to be crawling with foreign intruders, not just ProPublica,' said Dave Aitel, chief executive officer of Immunity, Inc., a digital security company, when we told him what we found."
a:Jeff-Larson  a:Surya-Mattu  a:Julia-Angwin  p:ProPublica  d:2017.05.17  w:2000  security  Donald-Trump  from twitter
5 days ago by bankbryan
Trump Cancels Visit to Ancient Masada Site after Israel Refuses Helicopter Landing
Unlike George W. Bush and Bill Clinton he refused to take the cable car to the summit.
donald-trump  israel 
5 days ago by sfriedenberg
Trump isn’t a toddler — he’s a product of America’s culture of impunity for the rich - Vox
The truth is that Trump is no child. He’s 70 years old. And he’s not just any kind of 70-year-old. He’s a white male 70-year-old. A famous one. A rich one. One who’s been rich since the day he was born. He’s a man who’s learned over the course of a long and rich life that he is free to operate without consequence. He’s the beneficiary of vast and enormous privilege, not just the ability to enjoy lavish consumption goods but the privilege of impunity that America grants to the wealthy
Donald-trump  american-culture 
5 days ago by lwhlihu
Trump Calls Himself the Victim of a ‘Witch Hunt’
The president’s early morning posts on Twitter were sharply critical of former President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.
donald-trump 
5 days ago by sfriedenberg
The Trump Presidency Falls Apart
After an extraordinary 10 days, the tenure of the chief executive may have deteriorated beyond his ability to repair it.
donald-trump 
5 days ago by sfriedenberg
At a Besieged White House, Tempers Flare and Confusion Swirls
"In private, three administration officials conceded that they could not publicly articulate their most compelling — and honest — defense of the president for divulging classified intelligence to the Russians: that Mr. Trump, a hasty and indifferent reader of his briefing materials, simply did not possess the interest or the knowledge of the granular details of intelligence gathering to leak specific sources and methods of intelligence gathering that would harm American allies."
a:Glenn-Thrush  a:Maggie-Haberman  p:The-New-York-Times★★  d:2017.05.16  w:1500  government  Donald-Trump  intelligence-gathering  Russia  from instapaper
6 days ago by bankbryan

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