All Articles on Russia

You could write an entire edition of the DSM—the official manual of psychiatric disorders—just on Trump. Views
The Trump Nightmare: How It Ends
I don’t have a crystal ball, but I find the following scenario increasingly plausible. Let me begin by giving away the punch-line: When Robert Mueller’s report comes out, the Republican leadership will quickly huddle, and tell Trump that he needs to resign or face impeachment. Why is this...
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What this tells us generally is that Robert Mueller and his team are getting very close to turning over some very key pieces to this puzzle. Views
The Flynn Family Appears to Be a Major Piece of Robert Mueller's Puzzle
A hound it was, an enormous coal-black hound, but not such a hound as mortal eyes have ever seen. Fire burst from its open mouth, its eyes glowed with a smouldering glare, its muzzle and hackles and dewlap were outlined in flickering flame. — The Hound of the Baskervilles , Sir Arthur Conan Doyle...
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Joe Arpaio Views
Arpaio Pardon May Be Opening Act of a Constitutional Crisis
Donald Trump's pardon of Sheriff Joe Arpaio marks the real beginning of the coming constitutional crisis in America. Trump started tweeting trial balloons about this a month ago—"all agree the U.S. president has the complete power to pardon"— and he has even asserted the unlitigated idea that he...
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Firing Mueller Would Be a Catastrophic Mistake
On October 20, 1973, President Richard Nixon executed the infamous "Saturday Night Massacre" in which Watergate special prosecutor Archibald Cox was fired and the special prosecutor's office was shut down. Anational firestorm ensued. Less than two weeks later, the President was forced to appoint a...
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FBI Director Robert Mueller III testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee during a oversight hearing on Capitol Hill News
70 Percent of Americans Think Mueller Should Be Free to Go After Trump's Finances
President Donald Trump has stated openly that his and his family's finances should be off limits to special counsel Robert Mueller—who is investigating possible collusion between Trump's presidential campaign and Russia—but a new poll published Thursday shows that large majority of Americans...
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President Trump and special counsel Robert Mueller. (Photos by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images (left); Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images) Views
What Don’t You Know About the Trump/Russia Connection?
If you’re having trouble finding your way through the blizzard of facts, leaks, rumors and lies howling around the Trump/Russia connection, we have just the guide for you. Steven Harper is a trained and tenacious tiger for the truth. An outstanding career litigator, he’s also an accomplished writer...
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The city of Hiroshima, Japan on Sunday marked the 72nd anniversary of the U.S. dropping of the atomic bomb with a call to rid the world of "the absolute evil that is nuclear weapons." News
Because 'This Hell Is Not a Thing of the Past,' Hiroshima Makes Plea for Nuclear Weapons-Free World
Amidst increased tensions between the U.S. and world powers including North Korea , the city of Hiroshima, Japan on Sunday marked the 72nd anniversary of the U.S. dropping of the atomic bomb with a call to rid the world of "the absolute evil that is nuclear weapons." Hiroshima Mayor Kazumi Matsui,...
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The Thawing Arctic Beyond Flags
Something remarkable happened in the Arctic ten years ago. On August 2 2007, two small submarines planted a titanium Russian flag on the seabed of the North Pole. First met with ridicule and scorn, the image of the flag and the accompanying story quickly became a symbol of a new geopolitical race...
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"Trump needs to get past the impulse to find an attorney general who will protect him rather than the public interest. Believe it or not, Mr. President, this moment is bigger than you." Views
What Trump Doesn't Get: Sessions Recusal from Russia Probe was Mandatory
Cross-posted from USA Today . Attorney General Jeff Sessions has reportedly received word from new White House chief of staff John Kelly that his job is safe . That was good news following President Trump's hints that he planned to replace Sessions with someone who would not recuse from the Justice...
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Demonstrators hold signs during a protest of Donald Trump's inauguration. (Photo: Susan Melkisethian/flickr/cc) News
Trump Approval Rating Hits NEW LOW!
As President Donald Trump appears to be making up phone calls between himself and "the head of the Boy Scouts" and the president of Mexico, his approval rating has sunk to an all-time low, while his disapproval rating has reached its highest number. The Quinnipiac University national poll released...
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