Tag: Michael Flynn

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GOP Sen: Trump Should Keep a ‘Pardon Off the Table’ for Manafort, Flynn

Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) suggest President Donald Trump keep the pardon “off the table” for his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Partial transcript as follows: BRENNAN: Senator,

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Sally Yates’s Rebellion Ends with a Whimper

Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates has had a whirlwind year as the left’s newest darling. She became an instant political celebrity when she refused to defend President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration and travel from terror-prone countries — the so-called “travel ban.”

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Byron York: Lame-Duck Obama Abused Logan Act to Damage Trump

Washington Examiner Byron York has laid out a compelling case against the lame-duck Obama administration, arguing that it abused the obscure Logan Act as a pretext for investigating the incoming Trump administration and “to entangle the new administration in a criminal investigation as soon as it walked in the door of the White House.”

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Ty Cobb Doubles Down: Mueller Investigation Over by January

White House lawyer Ty Cobb has reiterated his view that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into allegations of collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign is winding down — at least with regard to the White House itself.

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Arab Pundits Voice Opposition to Declaring Jerusalem the Capital of Israel

TEL AVIV — Palestinian and Arab activists on social media have been spreading the hashtag “#jerusalem_capital_of_palestine” in response to repeated reports in Israeli media that U.S. President Donald Trump has returned to considering the relocation of the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and intends to declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel in a speech on Wednesday.

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GOP Sen Scott: Trump Should Not Pardon Michael Flynn

Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) reacted to Michael Flynn guilty plea for lying to the FBI and argued against President Donald Trump should not pardon Flynn. Partial transcript as follows: TAPPER: your fellow senator

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What If Michael Flynn Did Not Actually Lie to the FBI?

Political commentators have been at a loss to explain why former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, who surely knew that he might have been under surveillance, would have lied to the FBI about the contents of his conversations with the Russian ambassador last December.

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ABC Suspends Brian Ross Four Weeks Without Pay

Late Saturday, ABC News announced it was suspending network investigative reporter Brian Ross four weeks without pay for an inaccurate report that aired Friday. The report claimed Donald Trump had directed his eventual National Security Adviser Michael Flynn to contact