Robert Mueller money laundering push could spark constitutional crisis

Any move by special counsel Robert Mueller to go beyond collusion and obstruction of justice to probe possible money laundering by President Trump and his family could trigger a major constitutional clash – and present Congress with a massive political headache. With nearly eight months gone by and some $7 million spent on Mr. Mueller’s Russia… Please follow and like us:

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Trump’s Anti-Red Tape Effort Shows Biggest Drop in New Edicts Since 1993

Government agencies in 2017 published the fewest pages of new regulations in the Federal Register since Bill Clinton was in the White House, according to the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), a conservative Washington, D.C.-based think tank. A total of 1,579 regulations issued by Barack Obama and heading toward full implementation were either delayed or cancelled by… Please follow and like us:

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Al Franken’s days are numbered

Sen. Al Franken, who was just outed on a photograph wearing a big smile and groping the chest of a journalist while she slept, is now facing growing calls – many, from within his own liberal-minded ranks – to resign. This, as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Charles Schumer both agreed to put… Please follow and like us:

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US Justice Department mulls special prosecutor to probe Clinton Foundation

The US Justice Department has asked prosecutors to examine alleged misconduct at the Clinton Foundation and the controversial Obama-era sale of a uranium firm to Russia, according to a letter obtained by broadcaster NBC. The letter also raises the possibility of a special prosecutor being appointed to investigate the longstanding Republican grievances, which opposition Democrats have… Please follow and like us:

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Clintons have long, dirty history with Russia

In 1993 Bill and Hillary Clinton selected Ron Brown to be their secretary of commerce not in spite of his history of corruption but because of it. Compromised as Brown was, especially after the president used his juice to clear him of a bribery charge involving Vietnam, Brown became the Clintons’ designated bagman for foreign cash.… Please follow and like us:

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Let’s Hope the Democrats Are Not Stupid Enough to Keep Embracing Wall Street

One of the best ways to help Trump win a second term would be for the Democratic Party to embrace Wall Street. That surely would convince enough working-class voters in key states that the Democrats are totally in bed with financial elites, care little about the destruction of middle-class jobs, and will continue to promote and… Please follow and like us:

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To Fight Cronyism, We Need a Separation of Business and State

In my 30-plus years in Washington, I’ve lived through some very bad pieces of legislation. George H.W. Bush’s betrayal of his “read my lips” promise with the 1990s tax increase. Bill Clinton’s 1993 tax hike, which OMB admitted 18 months later was a failure. All sorts of bad policies under George W. Bush, starting with the… Please follow and like us:

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Comey Fired Timeline: Everything You Need to Know

FBI Director James Comey has been fired and like nearly everything in U.S. politics in recent years, it might be because of Hillary Clinton’s emails. Authorities told the Washington Post and ProPublica that Comey misspoke last week when he told the Senate Judiciary Committee that Human Abedin, Clinton’s right-hand woman, regularly forwarded “hundreds and thousands” of… Please follow and like us:

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