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Republicans Attack Trump over Comey Firing

Following Donald Trump’s decision to sack FBI director James Comey, a number of NeverTrump Republicans have joined Democrats in criticizing the decision, suggesting it could be part of a wider conspiracy of collusion between Trump’s campaign and Russian agents.

UNITED STATES - JANUARY 10: Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., attends a news conference in the Capitol introducing a bipartisan bill to increase sanctions on Russia for it's role in U.S. computer hacking, January 10, 2017.(Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

McCain: Trump Should Release His Tax Returns

Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) said President Donald Trump should release his tax returns. Host Jake Tapper asked, “Given that President Trump is proposing changes that could benefit him personally by tens of millions

Sen. Collins Leaning Toward Constitutional Option

WASHINGTON—Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) signaled she might vote for the constitutional option to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, which would make her the second member of the Gang of 14 to do so, and move Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) one vote closer to the 50 that he needs to make it happen.

McCain: Trump Is Not ‘Reagan-Like’

In an interview that aired on CNN from David Axelrod’s “The Axe Files,” Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) shot down the notion that President Donald Trump is anything like former President Ronald Reagan. Axelrod asked McCain if he saw the president as

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McCain: Nunes ‘Killed’ Bipartisan Russia Probe

Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) said House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA)  “killed” any hope of a bipartisan cooperation on his committee’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Partial transcript as

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McCain: Rand Is ‘Working for Vladimir Putin’

[Editor’s Note: Sen. Rand Paul responded to McCain’s comments after publication of this piece. See below.] During a speech on the Senate floor on Wednesday, Senator John McCain (R-AZ) stated that Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) is “achieving the objectives of”

Senator John McCain Makes Secret Trip to Syria

Senator John McCain (R-AZ), chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, made a secret trip to Kurdish territory in Syria last weekend, where he visited American military personnel. He also met with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey on his way home.

Virgil: The Deep State Saga Continues — the Battle Between Donald Trump and John McCain

The feud between President Donald Trump and Senator John McCain is heating up. The protagonists on both sides of this fight are intense and determined, and yet if we dig beneath the personalities, we can see an even deeper conflict—an ultimate conflict of visions. And that clash of worldviews, in turn, is full of implications for the behavior of the Deep State in the months and years to come.