Monthly archives: February, 2018

What we learned from the Democratic response to the Nunes memo — and what we didn’t

To hear President Trump tell it, the memo released on Saturday that provides the Democratic counterpoint to the document prepared by staff for Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) earlier this year both bolsters Nunes’s case and, somehow, was a total bust for the minority party. But, then, Trump’s response to all things related to the investigation …

NRA defends itself after corporations pull away

A cap and shirt are displayed at the booth for the National Rifle Association (NRA) at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at National Harbor, Md., Feb. 23, 2018.  (Reuters) The National Rifle Association defended itself in no uncertain terms Saturday after numerous companies sought to cut ties with the gun lobby following the nation’s …

Mueller Had Another Busy Week

Rick Gates, an aide to former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, pleaded guilty Friday to conspiracy and making a false statement, according to a copy of the plea document obtained by CNN. This comes a day after special counsel Robert Mueller unsealed dozens of new charges against him. The move is seen as a sign …

Trump slams deputy in Florida school shooting Video

Now Playing: Manafort, Gates facing new charges from special counsel Now Playing: Missouri governor indicted on invasion of privacy charge Now Playing: FCC officially repeals landmark net neutrality rules Now Playing: Deputy press secretary takes questions on Trump’s school safety meeting Now Playing: Granddaughter brought to tears as DOJ targets elder scams Now Playing: Trump …