Tag Archives: Russia

Eighth Person At Trump Junior’s Meeting ID’d As VP Of Company Founded By Russian Oligarch [VIDEO]

CNN reports: The eighth person who attended the June 2016 meeting with Donald Trump Jr. at Trump Tower is a senior vice president at the company founded by the Russian oligarch who initiated the meeting, CNN has learned. Ike Kaveladze’s identity was confirmed by his attorney, Scott Balber. Kaveladze is a senior vice president at Crocus Group, the real estate ...

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NEW POLL: 45% Of Trump Voters Would Still Support Him If He Shot Somebody, 29% Would Be Uncertain

From a survey released today by Public Policy Polling: On Russia related issues we find a certain degree of willful ignorance among Trump voters that can possibly best be summarized by this finding: only 45% of Trump voters believe Donald Trump Jr. had a meeting with Russians about information that might be harmful to Hillary Clinton…even though Trump Jr. admitted ...

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Fox News Analyst Throws Trump Junior Under The Bus: His Actions Warrant A Criminal Investigation [VIDEO]

Fox News reports: Judge Andrew Napolitano said today that political campaigns cannot accept “something of value” from a foreign person or government. The Fox News senior judicial analyst said on “America’s Newsroom” that the Trump campaign’s lawyer – if consulted – would have likely advised Donald Trump Jr. and others not to attend a meeting last spring with a Russian ...

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Trump Hires New White House Special Counsel To Deal With Russia Russia Russia Russia Russia Russia Russia

ABC News reports: The White House announced Saturday that it has hired attorney Ty Cobb who, as a White House official confirmed earlier to ABC News, will serve as part of an internal legal team to manage matters related to the ongoing investigations into Russian election interference and possible collusion with the Trump campaign. Cobb — a partner at the ...

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Former Soviet Spy Who Met With Junior Worked With Company That Created The Pissgate Dossier

Mediaite reports: Rinat Akhmetshin has been the man of hour since revelations emerged that he attended the infamous Trump Jr meeting. But it get’s better. In addition to that, it now appears that he worked as a lobbyist along alongside Fusion GPS, the company which put together the infamous Trump dossier. Akhmetshin is a former Soviet Intelligence Officer who came ...

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Chechen President: Gays Are Inhuman Devils And We Must “Purify Our Blood” By Removing Them [VIDEO]

TMZ reports: Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov sat for an interview with David Scott from Real Sports and it’s shocking. There are reports 27 people were recently murdered by the government – killed because they were gay, something the government has denied because the party line is that there are no gays in the country. Kadyrov says, “To purify our blood, ...

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At Least Eight Attended Trump Junior’s Russia Meeting

CNN reports: The June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower with Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner and Paul Manafort included at least eight people. The revelation of additional participants comes as The Associated Press first reported Friday that a Russian-American lobbyist named Rinat Akhmetshin said he also attended the June 2016 meeting with Donald Trump Jr. CNN has reached out to ...

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Former Soviet Spy Who Met With Trump Junior Has “Special Expertise In Running Negative PR Campaigns”

Mediaite reports: A 2015 lawsuit described the Russian lobbyist Ranit Akhmetshin — who it was revealed Friday attended the now-infamous Donald Trump Jr. meeting in June 2016 — as a Soviet intelligence officer who masterminded a hacking scheme and “developed a special expertise in running negative public-relations campaigns.” As reported in a Radio Free Europe/RadioLiberty story on Akhmetshin from last ...

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Kellyanne Conway: Only A Handful Of People, Including Hillary, Still Believe Russian Collusion Story [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway said Friday that “the goal posts have been moved” when it comes to proving cooperation between the campaign of President Donald Trump and the Russian government. Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, Conway said, is among a handful of people still clinging to theories of collusion. “I mean, we were promised systemic, ...

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REPORT: Former Soviet Counter-Intelligence Agent Also Attended That “Nothing” Meeting With Trump Junior

NBC News reports: The Russian lawyer who met with the Trump team after a promise of compromising material on Hillary Clinton was accompanied by a Russian-American lobbyist — a former Soviet counter intelligence officer who is suspected by some U.S. officials of having ongoing ties to Russian intelligence, NBC News has learned. NBC News is not naming the lobbyist, who ...

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Trump Again Defends Junior: Meeting With Foreign Agents Is Just Normal Opposition Research [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: President Trump on Thursday defended his son’s meeting with a Russian lawyer whom he believed had political dirt on Hillary Clinton – calling it a normal practice during a U.S. presidential campaign. “It’s called opposition research, or even research into your opponent,” Trump said at a joint news conference with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris. “Politics ...

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House Republicans Block Effort To Strip Jared Kushner Of Security Clearance Over Russian Agent Meeting

The HuffPost reports: House Republicans voted Thursday to block an effort aimed at revoking the security clearance of White House senior adviser Jared Kushner. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.), who chaired the Democratic National Committee during much of last year’s campaign cycle, proposed an amendment targeting Kushner during a House Appropriations Committee markup session Thursday. It was voted down, 22-30, ...

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Trump Blames Obama Administration: My Son Could Only Meet With That Russian Because She Was Let In

The Hill reports: President Trump on Thursday appeared to blame the Obama administration for allowing a Russian lawyer who met with his eldest son to enter the United States. The president appeared to cite a report in The Hill that former Attorney General Loretta Lynch allowed Russian attorney Natalia Veselnitskaya to travel into the country early last year. “She was ...

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FRC’s Tony Perkins Defends Trump Junior: The Biased Far-Left Media Is Out To Destroy A “Political Novice”

Via press release from hate group leader Tony Perkins: On the desk of any liberal media outlet, there are two rulebooks: one for Republicans, one for Democrats. If the election coverage didn’t convince you, then Donald Trump’s first seven months ought to. Despite making good on dozens of campaign promises, the Trump team has faced a lopsided barrage from an ...

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REPORT: Trump Junior Asked To Publicly Testify Before Senate Judiciary Committee On Russian Collusion

The Hill reports: Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) is inviting Donald Trump Jr. to publicly testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee about his meeting with a Russian lawyer offering compromising information on Hillary Clinton. Grassley will send Trump Jr. a letter on Thursday asking him to appear before the committee, according to CNN. A spokesman for the Judiciary Committee chairman did ...

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Kremlin Radio Station Launches In Washington DC

The Voice Of America reports: Russian state-funded Sputnik Radio has started its first broadcasts in the Washington, D.C., area, in an effort to reach more Americans with what it calls “alternative news.” Sputnik, which says it gives voice to minority views outside mainstream media and supports an anti-establishment agenda, broadcasts on the 105.5 W288BS frequency. Critics say Sputnik functions as ...

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Propaganda Minister Conway Uses Visual Aids To Mock The Media’s Russian Collusion Coverage [VIDEO]

Kellyanne Conway appeared on Sean Hannity’s show last night where she used visual aids to mock the media’s coverage of the ever-unfolding Russian collusion scandal. Mediaite reports: She held up a paper that read “Conclusion?” on top and “Collusion” crossed off at the bottom. “What’s the conclusion?” she asked. “Collusion? No. We don’t have that yet.” She then held up ...

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“Red-Handed” Trump Junior Makes Time Cover

Mother Jones reports: Another Trump has landed the cover of Time, but don’t expect dad to be thrilled with this one. The cover image features Donald Trump Jr., along with the contents of his bombshell emails revealing that in June 2016, he had met with a Kremlin-linked lawyer who offered incriminating information on Hillary Clinton. The New York Times first ...

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Trump Rages On: The Russian Collusion Story Is A Democratic Hoax And The Greatest Con Job In History

“The only frustration is that this Russia story is a hoax made up by the Democrats as an excuse for losing an election that they should have won because it’s almost impossible for a Republican to win the Electoral College. There was zero coordination. It’s the dumbest thing I’ve ever heard. There’s no coordination, this was a hoax, this was ...

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Dem Sen. Chris Murphy: Jared Kushner Must Resign

The Hill reports: Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) called Wednesday for Jared Kushner, President Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law, to resign from his White House post in the wake of revelations about a campaign meeting with a Russian lawyer who promised damaging information about Hillary Clinton. Murphy said Kushner misled Trump and Vice President Pence, causing them to state falsely that ...

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