John Ratcliffe

Hirono: Trump ‘Doesn’t Give a Rip’ About National Security

Friday on CNN’s “Situation Room,” Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) discussed Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-TX ) dropping out as President Donald Trump’s nominee for Director of National Intelligence. Hirono said, “He’s contradicting what his intel people are saying, including Dan Coats, the director who

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 10: Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) listens to a question during a news conference to discuss U.S. President Barack Obama's executive order on immigration, on Capitol Hill, December 10, 2014 in Washington, DC. President Obama traveled to Nashville, Tennessee on Tuesday, where he defended his actions on …

Lisa Page: It’s Possible ‘There Would Be Literally Nothing’ to Russia Collusion Story Before Mueller Appointment

Former FBI lawyer Lisa Page admitted under oath that a text exchange with FBI agent Peter Strzok meant that “it still existed in the scope of possibility that there would be literally nothing” to the Russia collusion story on the eve of Robert Mueller’s appointment to investigate that issue as special counsel, according to a Sunday Fox News report.

Former FBI lawyer Lisa Page leaves following an interview with lawmakers behind closed doors on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, July 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

The Forked-Tongue Freshmen Five Who Told Constituents They Would Vote Against Boehner for Speaker Then Broke Their Promises

Six Republican freshmen members of the House of Representatives promised their constituents on the campaign trail they’d vote against Representative John Boehner (R-OH) as Speaker of the House. Five of these freshmen broke their campaign promises and voted “yes” on Tuesday to elect Boehner to a third term as Speaker of the House. In addition to the six who promised their constituents they would vote against Boehner, incoming Republican freshman Alex Mooney (R-WV) broke a Madison Project Candidate Pledge he signed in December 2013 to vote against Boehner.

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