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AF Check

President Donald Trump “terminated and removed from office” FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday evening.  Deputy FBI Director Andy McCabe will take over temporarily as acting Director as communicated by  Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

FBI Democracy

Sally Yates, the former acting Attorney General of the U.S., gave important insight on Monday into what (and when) she told the White House about then National Security Advisor, Michael Flynn and his vulnerability to Russian blackmail.  Donald Trump's Tuesday evening firing of FBI Director James Comey came only hours after the FBI had issued grand jury subpoenas to associates of Michael Flynn seeking business records, as part of its investigation into Russian interference in last year's election. (more…)

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from the RIGHT.

I helped prosecute Watergate. Comey's statement is sufficient evidence for an obstruction of justice case WAPO by PHILIP ALLEN LACOVARAJune 7, 2017Comments on James Comey's Written Testimony LAWFARE by BENJAMIN WITTESJune 7, 2017Trump Is Right: Russia Is A Cloud Over His Administration FIVETHIRTYEIGHT by BEN CASSELMAN June 7, 2017Trump's terror tweets make a statement CNN by STEPHEN COLLINSONJune 5, 2017How Trump and His Allies Have Run With Russian Propaganda MOTHER JONES by DENISE CLIFTONJune 5, 2017Devin Nunes on Unmasking: 'Oh, This Is Only the Beginning' DAILY BEAST by JOHN BATCHELORJune 5, 2017

RNC to Lead Trump's Offensive Against Comey WSJ by MICHAEL C. BENDER, PETER NICHOLASJune 7, 2017Saudi-Led Alliance Cuts Ties With Qatar BLOOMBERG by GLEN CAREY, ZAINAB FATTAHJune 5, 2017Trump rips DOJ for 'watered down' travel ban, seeks swift court hearing FOXNEWS by CODY DERESPINA June 5, 2017U.S. looks to reassure allies as concerns grow about American global role REUTERS by IDREES ALI, COLIN PACKHAMJune 5, 2017Trump quietly slashes number of refugees from Obama’s target despite court order WASHINGTON TIMES by STEPHEN DINANJune 4, 2017

James Comey's Latest Statement Is An Indictment of Comey, Not Trump FEDERALIST by SEAN DAVISJune 7, 2017Portland and the Left’s False Narrative NATIONAL REVIEW by JEREMY CARL JUNE 5, 2017Why the Democrats are making a big mistake obsessing over Russia POLITICO by MATT LATIMERJune 4, 2017Clichés and Platitudes: Default Response to Terrorist Atrocities CITY JOURNAL by THEODORE DALRYMPLE June 4, 2017The Pollution We Make HUGH HEWITTJune 4, 2017The President keeps a solemn promise to put America first WASHINGTON TIMES by WESLEY PRUDEN June 2, 2017

The 4th & 5th Estate

New GOP TV ad features Kathy Griffin MCCLATCHY DC by ALEX ROARTYJune 1, 2017Want to stop a spreading fake news story? NIEMANLAB by LAURA HAZARD OWENMay 26, 2017Russian Hackers Are Using Tainted Leaks To Sow Disinformation WIRED by ANDY GREENBERGMay 25, 2017Trump and Trickle Down Press Persecution CJR by JONATHAN PETERSMay 2017Technical Updates Are More Effective Than Fact Checkers To Fight Fake News BUZZFEED by CRAIG SILVERMANMay 19, 2017

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