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Maher: Trump ‘Obviously Being Blackmailed by Putin’

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher stated President Trump is “obviously being blackmailed by Putin. It’s so obvious.” Maher said, “[I]f the president is not a Russian agent, he certainly acts like one. Because, once —

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Comey: Steele ‘Considered a Reliable Person by the FBI’

On Thursday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Rachel Maddow Show,” former FBI Director James Comey stated that, as he understands it, Christopher Steele “was considered a reliable person by the FBI.” Anchor Rachel Maddow asked, “Did the FBI have a relationship with

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Comey: I Have No Problem with Congress Seeing My Memos

On Thursday’s broadcast of CNN’s “The Lead,” former FBI Director James Comey stated that it’s “fine” with him if Congress gets to see his memos about his meetings with President Trump. Comey said he didn’t know if letting Congress see the memos

Former FBI Director James Comey testifies before the US Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, June 8, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Comey: I Don’t Think Trump Will Fire Mueller

On Wednesday’s broadcast of ABC’s “The View,” former FBI Director James Comey said he doesn’t think President Trump will fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Co-host Joy Behar asked, “What if he fires Mueller, where are you going to be with

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Holder: Trump ‘Is Not a Believer in’ the Rule of Law

On Tuesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “All In,” former Attorney General Eric Holder stated President Trump doesn’t believe in the rule of law and takes a “situational” approach where he wants to treat his supporters better than everyone else. Holder said

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Dem Rep Speier: ‘Very Feasible’ that Russia Has Dirt on Trump

On Monday’s broadcast of CNN’s “OutFront,” Representative Jackie Speier (D-CA) said that it is “very plausible” that Russia has compromising information on President Trump. Anchor Erin Burnett asked, “Do you have any reason to believe the Russians actually have material

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Brooks: Comey ‘Passes the Smell Test, by and Large’

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated former FBI Director James Comey “passes the smell test, by and large.” Brooks also si that the portions of Comey’s book that he has read also pass the smell test. Brooks

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Dem Rep Nadler: Trump Has Made ‘Pre-Admission’ that Firing Rosenstein or Mueller Is Obstruction of Justice

On Thursday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “The Beat,” House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerry Nadler (D-NY) stated that the president has the legal power to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, but he has made “a pre-admission that if he fired Mueller or Rosenstein, that would be an obstruction of justice. It would be a crime.”

Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA), speaks to the media after attending the weekly House Republican Conference, at the Capitol Hill Club, December 6, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Scalise: I ‘Wouldn’t Run Against’ McCarthy for Speaker

On Thursday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “America’s Newsroom,” House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) said he would not run against House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) if McCarthy runs to replace Paul Ryan (R-WI) as House Speaker. Scalise said,