Trump blasts Michigan AG for ‘viciously threatening’ Ford for letting him tour plant without mask

President Trump blasted the attorney general of Michigan late Thursday after she said she was going to have a “very serious conversation” with Ford Motor Co. for allowing the president to go without a mask during part of a tour of the company’s Rawsonville Components Plant in Ypsilanti. “The Wacky Do Nothing Attorney General of Michigan, Dana Nessel, is viciously threatening Ford Motor…

WSJ Editorial Board: ‘Team Obama Spied on Trump Officials and Tried to Conceal It’

The Wall Street Journal editorial board didn’t mince words in its takeaway on Obamagate, writing Thursday that if President Trump’s team had done anything similar, “folks would be calling to bring back the guillotine.” “The larger truth here is now undeniable: The Obama Administration spied on the political competition, it continued that spying even after…

Declassified Susan Rice email shows Comey suggested ‘sensitive’ info on Russia not be shared with Flynn

Former FBI Director James Comey suggested to then-President Barack Obama in a January 2017 meeting that the National Security Council [NSC] might not want to pass “sensitive information related to Russia” to then-incoming National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, according to a newly declassified email that Flynn’s predecessor sent herself on Inauguration Day. The note from Susan Rice was declassified by Acting…

Trump Shuts Down Coronavirus Press Conference After Reporters Start Asking ‘Nasty’ Questions

President Trump was in no mood for gotcha questions during Monday’s press conference in the Rose Garden. Trump was first asked by CBS White House correspondent Weijia Jiang why he views the ability to test people for the Wuhan coronavirus as a “global competition” as people in America are “still losing their lives” every day.…

Grenell declassifies names of Obama officials who ‘unmasked’ Flynn

Acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell has decided to declassify information about Obama administration officials who were behind the “unmasking” of Michael Flynn — whose calls with the former Russian ambassador during the presidential transition were picked up in surveillance and later leaked — and their names could soon be made public, a source confirmed.…

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…