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WikiLeaks: Guardian Report Claiming Assange Met with Manafort Untrue

    WikiLeaks: Guardian Report Claiming Assange Met with Manafort Untrue

Paul Manafort, Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, held secret talks with Julian Assange inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London, right around the time he joined Trump’s campaign, according to The Guardian, which as is now the norm in reports of this kind refers to unnamed “sources.” Sources have said Manafort went to see Assange in 2013, 2015 and in…

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Trump Doesn’t “Condone” Saudi State-Sponsored Murder, He Hugs It

    Trump Doesn’t “Condone” Saudi State-Sponsored Murder, He Hugs It

WASHINGTON — (Opinion) You’ve got to hand it to Donald Trump: when the U.S. president kisses up to murderers, he lays his reasons right out there for us. The rulers of Saudi Arabia, most notably Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, shall go without so much as a wrist slap from the world’s most powerful and…

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Trump Claims He Knows “Nothing” About the Julian Assange He Cited Hundreds of During in His Campaign

    Trump Claims He Knows “Nothing” About the Julian Assange He Cited Hundreds of During in His Campaign

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump told a reporter outside the White House on Tuesday that he doesn’t “know anything” about WikiLeaks founder and former editor Julian Assange, whose political asylum in the Ecuadorian embassy in London is believed to be under threat largely from pressure by the U.S. government. Trump’s statements have been widely criticized…

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Judge Orders Trump Administration to Stop Ban on Asylum Seekers

    Judge Orders Trump Administration to Stop Ban on Asylum Seekers

Saying President Donald Trump had exceeded his presidential authority, a federal judge later Monday ruled against the president’s attempt to restrict the abilities of refugees seeking asylum at the U.S. border and imposed a restraining order that directs the administration to resume accepting asylum claims from people regardless of where or how they enter the country. From CNN:…

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Democrat Gains Threaten Trump Agenda, Even Without ‘Blue Wave’

  Democrat Gains Threaten Trump Agenda, Even Without ‘Blue Wave’

WASHINGTON  — Democrats have regained control of the House from President Donald Trump’s Republican Party in the midterm elections, powered by a suburban revolt that has threatened what’s left of the president’s governing agenda. But the GOP added to its Senate edge and prevailed in some key races for governor Tuesday, beating back the potential…

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Trump’s Military Spending Cuts Mask Record “Defense” Budget

  Trump’s Military Spending Cuts Mask Record “Defense” Budget

US President Donald Trump called for defense spending cuts during a Cabinet meeting on October 17th. In fact, he asked all cabinet members to institute budget cuts of at least 5% for their departments in 2019. Speaking to the press prior to the Cabinet meeting, Trump spoke of his plan to ask every secretary to make…

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‘Groveling’ Before Murderous Kingdom, Trump Complains Saudis Deemed ‘Guilty Until Proven Innocent’ Like Kavanaugh

  ‘Groveling’ Before Murderous Kingdom, Trump Complains Saudis Deemed ‘Guilty Until Proven Innocent’ Like Kavanaugh

As a new flurry of evidence from the Turkish government established direct ties between Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and those who allegedly carried out the gruesome murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, U.S. President Donald Trump continued “groveling” at the feet of the murderous kingdom Tuesday night by claiming that the Saudis have been deemed “guilty…

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Despite Bannon’s Role in Campaign, Bolsonaro is not Brazil’s Trump – He’s Far Worse

  Despite Bannon’s Role in Campaign, Bolsonaro is not Brazil’s Trump – He’s Far Worse

BRASILIA, BRAZIL — The rise to prominence of Brazil’s far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro has given many in Brazil and abroad cause for concern. Bolsonaro – once considered a “fringe” politician – has publicly proposed bringing back elements of the country’s former military dictatorship, which he has often promoted over his three-decades-long career in Brazil’s…

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Donald Trump Vows “Severe Punishment” If Saudi Arabia Killed Khashoggi

  Donald Trump Vows “Severe Punishment” If Saudi Arabia Killed Khashoggi

Facing pressure from Congress to act, President Donald Trump vowed “severe punishment” on Saudi Arabia if it turns out that missing WaPo reporter Jamal Khashoggi was killed in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, as Trump turned up the pressure on the kingdom in an interview to be broadcast Sunday night. “Nobody knows” whether Saudi officials are involved…

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Firm Linked to Israeli Intelligence Ran Pro-Trump Propaganda During Presidential Election

  Firm Linked to Israeli Intelligence Ran Pro-Trump Propaganda During Presidential Election

Rick Gates, the former deputy chairman of the Trump Campaign was allegedly in contact with an Israeli intelligence firm about a social-media disinformation campaign targeted at Ted Cruz and Hillary Clinton and to the benefit of Trump, according to the New York Times. According to the NYT, Rick Gates contacted a company called Psy-Group which…

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