Photo by Yuri Gripas / Reuters There is debate in Washington whether former national security adviser Susan Rice did anything illegal when she asked for the names of people in the Trump campaign team that were found in intelligence agency surveillance to have had contact with foreign officials to be revealed. To read more on… Continue reading Susan Rice asked to unmask Trump officials.
Appearing on CBS’s Face The Nation, House Speaker Paul Ryan was asked by host John Dickerson if he had seen anything to suggest there were wiretaps in Trump Tower during the election. Ryan responded, “No.” White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer downplayed the President’s wiretap claim during the daily press meeting Monday. Spicer stated, “The… Continue reading Paul Ryan has not seen any evidence of Obama wiretaps.
Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner was with Gen. Michael Flynn when he met with the Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak. Flynn later resigned as National Security Advisor after allegations he discussed removing sanctions during a phone conversation with the Russian ambassador before President Trump was sworn into office. The Russian ambassador also… Continue reading Jared Kushner was at a meeting between disgraced advisor Michael Flynn and Russian Ambassador
Photo by AP The annual Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, MD saw White House Chief of Staff Rance Priebus and Chief White House strategist Steve Bannon make rare public remarks. Appearing on stage together, both men said that they get along fine. Priebus stated,”We share an office suite together. We’re basically together from… Continue reading Priebus says he and Bannon get along fine during appearance at CPAC
President Donald Trump tweeted that the resignation of Mike Flynn as national security advisor was not the real story the press should be following, but rather the security leaks to the press that brought him down: The real story here is why are there so many illegal leaks coming out of Washington? Will these leaks… Continue reading Trump tweets that security leaks, not Flynn firing”real story.”
Photo by Getty Images Former Central Intelligence Agency Director General David Petraeus was among those considered to be the successor to Mike Flynn as national security advisor. Petraeus pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of mishandling government information after lying to federal investigators that he had disclosed classified information to Paula Broadwell. who was writing… Continue reading Petraeus was being considered as successor to Flynn for national security adviser
Photo by Mike Blake/Reuters The U.S Department of Homeland Security has released an estimate that President Donald Trump’s border wall with Mexico will cost $21.6 billion and will take about 3.5 years to build. Senior White House adviser Stephen Miller defended the investment into the wall on ABC’s This Week saying, “This wall will pay… Continue reading Department of Homeland Security estimates Trump’s border wall will cost $21.6 billion.