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Trump Blocks Dem Memo, Another Resignation

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Dead Letter Office: President Trump last night blocked the release of the Democratic rebuttal to a memo from House Intelligence Committee Republicans that claimed anti-Trump bias in the FBI’s Russia investigation. The President’s lawyer, Don McGahn, said in a letter …

Overnight Shutdown, What Did They Know?

Friday, February 9, 2018

Short Shutdown: Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul kept Congress up all night, blocking a budget vote and causing a six-hour government shutdown. Paul delivered a long and impassioned speech condemning the hypocrisy of his own party for deepening the national deficit …

White House Secy. Resigns, Senate Spending Deal

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Beat It: White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter has resigned following accusations published in the British newspaper The Daily Mail that he physically abused two ex-wives. “These outrageous allegations are simply false,” Porter said in a statement. As staff secretary, …

Stocks Bounce Back, Trump Would Shut

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

The VIX: Wall Street rebounded yesterday with a 567-point gain for the Dow Jones, putting a stop at least for a day to the world-wide stock slide. Analysts say that investors realize the fundamentals of the economy are still strong. …

Stocks in a Spin, The Counter Memo

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

What Goes Up: With investors questioning the rationality of the stock market surge, the Dow Jones dipped by as much as 1500 points during trading yesterday, before closing down by 1,175, nearly 5 percent. It was the biggest one-day decline …

Super Bowl Upset, Not a Serious Document

Monday, February 5, 2018

Sunny in Philadelphia: Philadelphia Eagles backup quarterback Nick Foles came out of last night’s Super Bowl as a star, even catching a pass for a touchdown in a trick play. The Eagles ended up winning their first-ever Super Bowl, upsetting …

Super Sunday, Total Vindication

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Now This: The television advertising extravaganza known as Super Bowl LII kicks off at 6:30 Eastern time. That’s “52” for those of you who never studied Julius Caesar. The NFL has lost millions of viewers in recent years and the …

Memo Rocks Washington, Stocks Dive

Saturday, February 3, 2018

Memo That Shook Washington: The Republican majority on the House Intelligence Committee yesterday released its secret memo that claims the FBI used a politically-motivated anti-Trump research document to obtain a surveillance warrant on the President’s campaign adviser, Carter Page. The …

Memo Nears Release, Audience Inflation

Friday, February 2, 2018

Memo Mania: President Trump is expected today to act over the objections of the FBI director and intelligence agencies to clear the release of a House Intelligence Committee memo that questions the integrity of the bureau’s acquisition of a domestic …

FBI Clashes with Trump, Mueller Focus

Thursday, February 1, 2018

The FBI Story: The Federal Bureau of Investigation is in open conflict with the White House over the House Republican vote to release a secret memo that purports to show how the bureau and the Justice Department abused their authority …