Pelosi Reclaimes House Speakership and Strives to End Shutdown

Newly elected legislators convened for the first time on Thursday and Rep. Nancy Pelosi was again elected House speaker. She now faces the daunting tasks of unifying the chamber and ending the partial government shutdown as partisan disagreements over the U.S.-Mexico border wall continues to polarize and maim the U.S. government. This was the secondRead More

House Intel Vote to Release Russian Probe Transcripts

During a closed-door meeting on September 28th, the House Intelligence Committee voted unanimously to release 53 transcripts from its investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 US election. Thousands of pages of documents recording critical conversations with President Trump’s closest associates including his son, Donald Trump Jr., son-in-law Jared Kushner, Attorney General Jeff Sessions andRead More

Once Again, The Trumps Go Back On Their Word

It is not the first time Donald Trump- or one of his children for the matter- has completely taken back and recreated an official statement. It is also not the first time it has been done through a tweet. With worries high about the Trump’s connections to Russia, ties to the Kremlin, and illegal activityRead More

Mueller Investigation Focus Shifts to Intelligence

For the past month now, Robert S. Mueller has been the special counsel heading an investigation into whether or not Trump campaign advisors worked with Russian officials to swing the election in his favor. Yesterday he took the next step requesting to interview current and former intelligence officials. The three men summoned are Daniel Coats,Read More

Attorney General Sessions Plays Hardball

As the investigation into Trump’s involvement with Russia is further exhausted the next chapter of the saga has come to a close as Session testified in front of Congress yesterday. He originally tried to clear his name by gaining sympathy from his former colleagues, and when that did not work he attempted to use hisRead More

Comey Written Testimony Released

The former F.B.I. director, James B. Comey, has written seven pages of testimony detailing how President Trump asked him to end the investigation into the administration’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, and his connections to Russia. Comey is set to give his testimony in front of Congress this Thursday. The testimony has been theRead More

Can Trump be Indicted?

The question has been heavily debated since the 1970s with the emergence of President Nixon’s Watergate scandal; can a sitting president be criminally prosecuted? While the Constitution does lay out instructions for the impeachment of a president, it does not state whether or not a president can be indicted. The Supreme Court has also neverRead More

“This is the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!” Tweets Trump as the investigation into Russian Connections Gets Underway

As President Trump held a press conference this morning with Colombian President Juan Martin Santos, he was ready to discuss not only relations with Colombia but also those with Russia. As he has stated since January, he defiantly stood his ground, claiming that even though he respects the actions being taken, this is a “witchRead More

Former FBI Director Heads Investigation into Trump/Russian Connections

These past two weeks have been a very busy for the current administration. After being accused of releasing classified information on the war on terror to Russian ambassadors last week, an investigation into his relationship with Russia has begun to take shape this week. There were two major events which occurred recently that led toRead More