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Category Archives: Federal Bureau of Investigation

Nunes Confirms There Was “Incidental Surveillance” Of Trump During Obama Administration, “Seems To Be Inappropriate”

Update: House Intel Chairman Nunes spoke to reporters when he left the briefing at The White House and had some more stunning things to say: *NUNES: BRIEFED PRESIDENT ON CONCERNS OVER INCIDENTAL COLLECTION *NUNES: `PRESIDENT NEEDS TO KNOW’ THESE INTEL REPORTS EXIST *NUNES: SOME OF WHAT I’VE SEEN SEEMS TO BE `INAPPROPRIATE’ *NUNES: TRUMP, OTHERS […]

Nunes: “The FBI Is Not Cooperating With Our Investigation Into Trump Wiretapping”

The FBI is not cooperating with the House of Representatives’ investigation into the NSA’s surveillance of the Trump campaign during the 2016 election, the chairman of the U.S. House Permanent Select Committee, Devin Nunes said in a press conference on Wednesday afternoon. In the aftermath of today’s most stunning news report, namely the confirmation that […]

MUZZLED: Breitbart WH Correspondent Ordered Not To Ask Televised Question Discrediting DNC Russian Hacking Story

On Monday, Breitbart investigative reporter and White House correspondent Lee Stranahan published a huge story on Breitbart.com, the facts of which should unravel the entire foundation for the Russian election hacking narrative. Stranahan based his report on increasingly discredited evidence, as well as a tweet made by President Trump on March 5th regarding the hacked DNC server: What about all of […]

Comey: “The Russians Concluded Trump Was Hopeless Last August”

It appears that Russia fell for the same ruse that much of America, not to mention its press and punditry, was taken by, at least according to the FBI director: believing US polls.  During his hearing before the House Intel Panel, FBI Director James Comey said that the Russians expected Hillary Clinton to win the […]

Trump’s Job Approval Rating Drops To Record Low, Breaking Key Correlation

In the first week of February, a Credit Suisse analysis concluded that there was only one chart that mattered to markets: that of Trump’s approval rating. As the bank’s analyst Lori Calvasina wrote at the time, “US stocks have been trading closely with shifts in Trump’s favorability, as have 10 year Treasury yields… …the Dollar, […]

Watch Live: FBI’s Comey And NSA’s Rogers Testify To Congress On Russia, Trump

FBI Director James Comey and NSA head Adm. Michael Rogers hold their much anticipated testimony over Russian interference in the US elections, breaking their public silence for the first time before the House Intelligence Committee. As The Hill adds, spectators and media lined up down the hall in preparation for the hotly-anticipated open hearing, where […]

How The FBI Laid A Trap For A Financial Scandal’s Mastermind

How did authorities zero in on Tom Hayes, the disheveled, socially awkward mastermind of the Libor scandal? An excerpt from David Enrich's new must read book ‘The Spider Network’ A Trap for a Trader On a mild, damp March afternoon in 2011, Sarah Tighe and her husband Tom Hayes arrived in the prenatal wing of […]

Laptop With “Highly Sensitive” Trump Data, Clinton Email Probe Info Stolen From Secret Service Agent

Even when Hillary Clinton is no longer running for president, laptop “accidents” continue to follow her. As regular readers will recall, shortly before the election, the FBI revealed that a laptop containing some of Hillary Clinton’s emails mysteriously disappeared in transit, while several months later, another laptop belonging to Anthony Weiner just as mysteriously was […]

DOJ Delivers Trump Wiretap Documents To Congress, Statement Due Shortly

The DoJ just delivered documents to congressional committees responding to their request for information that could shed light on President Donald Trump’s claims that former President Barack Obama ordered U.S. agencies to spy on him. Reuters reports that a congressional official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the House Intelligence Committee was examining the […]

A Bad Week (And Getting Badder Bigly Fast)

Authored by Howard Kunstler via Kunstler.com, Well, of course they bugged Trump Tower. Why wouldn’t they? Trump’s big blunder du jour is that he tweeted “wiretapped,” like some hapless sap out of a 1950s I Was a Spy for the FBI movie. (I know people who still say “ice box,” too.) So he left himself […]