Trump increases attack against Obama with ‘Obamagate’ tweet

President Trump on Sunday intensified his criticism of former President Obama by tying him to the Michael Flynn investigation and blasting his predecessor’s recent criticism aimed at his administration’s coronavirus response. Last week, Attorney General William Barr’s Justice Department dismissed the case against Flynn, Trump’s first national  security adviser, who was seen as the key prosecution witness from Robert Mueller’s investigation into…

Alleged Ballot Harvesting in Harris County Prompts Investigation Request by Secretary of State

The Texas Secretary of State has referred an official complaint alleging ballot harvesting in Harris County to the state’s Office of the Attorney General for investigation. In referring the complaint to the OAG, Texas Director of Elections Keith Ingram notes allegations that “people with prior forgery convictions picked up large batches of ballot by mail…

Texas Supreme Court orders Dallas salon owner released as Abbott bans jailing citizens for lockdown violations

The Texas Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the release of salon owner Shelley Luther, who was jailed for opening in violation of the state’s rules, as Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order retroactively eliminating jail time as a consequence for violating the state’s coronavirus restrictions. Shortly after Abbott’s announcement, the Supreme Court of Texas ordered Luther’s release. An attorney for Luther,…

Trump says coronavirus task force will continue ‘indefinitely,’ shift focus to reopening and vaccines

President Trump on Wednesday said the coronavirus task force would continue “indefinitely” but would shift its focus to safely re-opening the country amid the coronavirus pandemic — following indications from his administration that officials were considering winding the group down “The White House Coronavirus Task Force, headed by Vice President Mike Pence, has done a fantastic job…

Jim Jordan Demands the FBI Explain Their ‘Targeting’ of Michael Flynn

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH), the ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee, sent a letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray demanding he explains the federal agency’s reasoning for “targeting” Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn (Ret.), while he served as President Trump’s first National Security Advisor, and to make the agents involved in the investigation available for…

Flynn Attorney on Explosive New Documents: There’s More Coming and It Gets Worse

During an interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity Wednesday night Sidney Powell, a top attorney representing General Michael Flynn against the FBI, said explosive new documents showing agents framing her client are only the beginning.”The documents I’ve seen so far in addition to the ones you have in your hands now are even more stunning. It’s…

Barr tells federal prosecutors to ‘be on the lookout’ for overly restrictive coronavirus shutdown orders

Attorney General Bill Barr has instructed federal prosecutors to “be on the lookout” for overly restrictive state and local shutdown orders that may infringe on people’s constitutional rights. In a memo issued Monday, Barr recognized that while some restrictions are necessary and proper for combating the coronavirus pandemic, others could go too far. “If a state or local…

Texas judge’s 30-day coronavirus mask order blasted as ‘ultimate government overreach’

A judge in Harris County, Texas, on Wednesday ordered residents to start wearing face masks in public for 30 days beginning next week — or possibly face a fine. But Judge Lina Hidalgo’s action, which intended to help stem the spread of the coronavirus in the third most populous county in the U.S., drew immediate pushback — including from the…

Fireworks: Trump Dunks on Argumentative Reporters at White House Press Briefing

We may no longer have professional sports, but at least we get to watch President Trump dunk on reporters who mistake the question-and-answer period for debate time. CNN’s Jeremy Diamond repeatedly argued with the president during Sunday’s White House press briefing, as did CBS reporter Weijia Jiang. Jiang reworded Democratic talking points into questions, asking…

Crenshaw Schools Maher After Comedian Accuses Trump of Poorly Handling the Coronavirus

Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) schooled Bill Maher repeatedly as the HBO host accused President Trump of poorly handling the Wuhan coronavirus. Maher argued the president dithered in late January, even after White House Trade Advisor Peter Navarro and Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar briefed Trump about the novel coronavirus coming out of China. “Two…

Smiling Pelosi Walks Back Her Previous Comments on the Wuhan Coronavirus

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) hit the cable networks on Sunday, running with two main talking points: the first being the blatant lie that President Donald Trump said the Wuhan coronavirus is a “hoax,” the second being that the president didn’t take the virus seriously from the get-go. During a Sunday morning interview with Fox…

Sources believe coronavirus outbreak originated in Wuhan lab as part of China’s efforts to compete with US

EXCLUSIVE: There is increasing confidence that the COVID-19 outbreak likely originated in a Wuhan laboratory, though not as a bioweapon but as part of China’s attempt to demonstrate that its efforts to identify and combat viruses are equal to or greater than the capabilities of the United States, multiple sources who have been briefed on the details…

Global battle erupts as Trump pulls WHO funding over coronavirus response

President Trump’s decision to suspend funding to the World Health Organization amid the coronavirus crisis touched off an international war of words overnight as Democratic lawmakers in Washington as well as international bodies like the European Union condemned the move. The president announced Tuesday that the United States would immediately halt funding for the health organization, saying it…

President Trump Rips the World Health Organization Again: They’re Engaged in a Coverup

Speaking to reporters in the White House Rose Garden Tuesday evening, President Trump doubled down on his criticism of the World Health Organization and accused its officials of a coverup. “This is an evaluation period,” Trump said. “I am instructing my administration to halt funding of the World Health Organization while a review is conducted…

Trump talks about reopening US amid coronavirus fight after virus takes toll on economy, way of life

President Trump, who previously warned on Twitter that the country’s efforts to halt the spread of coronavirus cannot “be worse than the problem itself,” appears poised to begin reopening parts of the economy as unemployment soars to Depression-era levels and residents of several states chafe under orders to stay in their homes. The unusual and dramatic restrictions put…

CNN Has a Meltdown After Trump Calls Out the Media for Downplaying the Wuhan Coronavirus

CNN was not happy with President Trump during his coronavirus task force briefing on Monday and it showed through their chyrons, analysis, and cutaways from the White House. Their snarks and snipes began after Trump played a video that showed members of the media downplaying the Wuhan coronavirus early on in the pandemic. It then…

The White House Kept Receipts on Media Downplaying Wuhan Coronavirus and Trump Just Played Them

During the daily Wuhan coronavirus task force briefing Monday evening, President Trump played a series of video clips featuring reporters, anchors and pundits downplaying the threat of Wuhan coronavirus. Amelia Brace Extraordinary scenes at the White House Press Briefing, Donald Trump playing a video of what he sees as unfair coverage of his handling of…

Trump Retweet Raises Questions About Fauci’s Future on Wuhan Coronavirus Task Force

In the past, President Trump has quelled rumors that he does not have a good relationship with Dr. Anthony Fauci, saying last month that he’s “extraordinary” and that they “get along very well.” But suspicions mounted again on Sunday after Trump retweeted a message that included a call to “#FireFauci.” The director of the National…