What Rosenstein’s ouster would mean for Mueller

By DARREN SAMUELSOHN and JOSH GERSTEIN 09/24/2018 06:23 PM EDT Share on Facebook Share on Twitter More than Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s job will be on the line when he meets with President Donald Trump at the White House on Thursday. Also in the balance will be the fate of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe. The ouster of Rosenstein — who serves as Mueller’s direct supervisor — would subject the special counsel’s probe to new uncertainty and, critics fear, new restrictions on Mueller’s investigation into ties between Russia and the 2016 Trump…

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Trump on Manafort: ‘I believe that he will tell the truth’

By RAMSEN SHAMON 09/19/2018 10:52 AM EDT Share on Facebook Share on Twitter President Donald Trump on Wednesday morning insisted he had no concerns about former campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s recent agreement to cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller. “If he’s honest, and he is, I think he’s going to tell — as long as he tells the truth, it’s 100 percent,” Trump said on the South Lawn of the White House. As part of a guilty plea struck last Friday, Manafort agreed to cooperate fully with Mueller’s probe into Russian interference and whether…

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Trump orders FBI to reopen background investigation into Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh in light of sex assault claim

President Donald Trump said Friday that he had ordered the FBI to conduct a “supplemental investigation” into his second Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh. The announcement is a dramatic concession from Trump, who had strongly endorsed Kavanaugh in the wake of the judge’s incendiary testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee a day earlier. Testifying under oath before committee, a visibly furious and emotional Kavanaugh had denied Christine Blasey Ford’s allegation that he sexually assaulted her in the early 1980s when they were teenagers. Kevin Breuninger | @KevinWilliamB Published 24 Mins Ago  Updated…

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Wikipedia entry for ‘Devil’s Triangle’ changed to match Kavanaugh’s answer

Wikipedia entry for ‘Devil’s Triangle’ changed to match Kavanaugh’s answer Analysis by Z. Byron Wolf, CNN Updated 8:10 PM ET, Thu September 27, 2018 (CNN)Brett Kavanaugh’s senior yearbook page, like his 1982 calendar, had been like a puzzle waiting to be solved. Wikipedia, the crowd-sourced online encyclopedia, was edited after his testimony to make his explanation of one of the mysteries make sense. One of the puzzles had been what was meant by the term “Devil’s Triangle.” The attorney Michael Avenatti suggested there was some sexual innuendo, and entries online had…

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Brawl breaks out at Trump’s new Walk of Fame star

A knock-down, drag-out brawl broke out on the Hollywood Walk of Fame between a group of protesters and some President Trump supporters — who were holding a makeshift rally around his new star after the old one got destroyed on Wednesday. The fight reportedly went down around 11:25 p.m. Thursday following a verbal dispute between two men, one of whom was wearing a Trump jersey. SEE ALSO Donald Trump’s vandalized Hollywood Walk of Fame Star. Trump’s Hollywood Walk of Fame star gets smashed Footage posted on social media showed punches…

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If Cohen is telling us the truth, Trump may end up like Flynn BY JONATHAN TURLEY, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR — 07/27/18 03:00 PM EDT

BY JONATHAN TURLEY, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR — 07/27/18 03:00 PM EDT 2,712 THE VIEWS EXPRESSED BY CONTRIBUTORS ARE THEIR OWN AND NOT THE VIEW OF THE HILL   CNN: Trump to NYT about Trump Tower meeting Autoplay: On | Off The evolution of Michael Cohen continued this week with his implication of Donald Trump in the infamous Trump Tower meeting with Russian lawyers in June 2016. This is all part of the new Michael Cohen rolled out last week by his lawyer, Lanny Davis. As Davis explained, it is all part of Cohen’s “new resolve” to…

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California is undercounting hate crimes despite increase, audit finds

As America’s largest state, California has registered large numbers of hate groups and hate crimes Jeremy B White San Francisco Friday 1 June 2018 17:37 Members of the National Socialist Movement march in Los Angeles, California in 2010 ( David McNew/Getty Images ) California has been underreporting hate crimes amid an increase of criminal acts linked to peoples’ perceived ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation. Even as the number of hate crimes climbed upwards from 2014 to 2016, a state auditor’s review of four law enforcement agencies found they had failed to identify some hate crimes…

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MAN’S PLOT TO DUMP TONS OF LSD IN L.A. WATER SUPPLY THWARTED BY POLICE

Los Angeles, CA | A former employee of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) has been arrested this week after allegedly attempting to poison the city’s water supply with a potentially dangerous synthetic hallucinogen. Alexander S. Crow, 43, a former chemist and employee of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, is accused of trying to dump massive quantities of 251-NBOMe, a synthetic hallucinogen drug mimicking the effects of LSD, into Los Angeles’s water supply. Crow is a member of the non-profit organization Psychedelic Rainbow Warrior Peace Force, a Los…

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Black conservative leaders call for censure of Maxine Waters

by William Nardi | July 12, 2018 02:22 PM Print this article 00:0000:00 Sign up for Examiner Today Email Address A group of conservative African American figures, including Star Parker, gathered on Capitol Hill on Thursday and called on House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., to censure Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., after she called on her supporters to confront members of President Trump’s administration in public. “This is a dangerous and unhinged call that signals to liberal activists that violence is a preferred way to demonstrate this disagreement,” said Johnathan Alexandre,…

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United States History

Articles Of Confederation 1781 – 1788 To all to whom these Presents shall come, we the undersigned Delegates of the States affixed to our Names send greeting. Articles of Confederation and perpetual Union between the states of New Hampshire, Massachusetts-bay Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. I. The Stile of this Confederacy shall be “The United States of America”. II. Each state retains its sovereignty, freedom, and independence, and every power, jurisdiction, and right, which is…

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