ANDREW McCabe has made explosive claims about Donald Trump, saying that the president trusted Putin over his own US intelligence over North Korea. But what else has he said and how did Donald Trump react? Here's what we know. What did Andrew McCabe say about Donald Trump? FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe claimed that Trump said he trusted Vladimir Putin over his own US intelligence regarding North Korean ballistic missiles. McCabe said an FBI official informed him that Trump was told by Putin that Kim Jong-un’s long-range nukes could not yet reach the US. And despite being told by American spy agencies that their intelligence suggested North Korea could hit the US, Trump reportedly sided with the Russian President. “I don't care. I believe Putin,” Trump said, according to McCabe. McCabe, who was speaking on 60 Minutes, confirmed that he was not present at the meeting, but was told about the exchange by an FBI colleague. Speaking about the security briefing, … [Read more...] about What did Andrew McCabe say about Donald Trump and how did the US President react?
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Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Adam Goldman, Michael S. Schmidt and Nicholas Fandos New York Times January 12, 2019 WASHINGTON — In the days after President Trump fired James Comey as FBI director, law enforcement officials became so concerned by the president’s behavior that they began investigating whether he had been working on behalf of Russia against American interests, according to former law enforcement officials and others familiar with the investigation.The inquiry carried explosive implications. Counterintelligence investigators had to consider whether the president’s own actions constituted a possible threat to national security. Agents also sought to determine whether Trump was knowingly working for Russia or had unwittingly fallen under Moscow’s influence.The investigation the FBI opened into Trump also had a criminal aspect, which has long been publicly … [Read more...] about Donald Trump: FBI opened inquiry into whether president was secretly working on behalf of Russia
President Donald Trump said Tuesday that the FBI doesn't want to investigate an allegation that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a woman when they were in high school. "I don’t think the FBI should be involved because they don’t want to be involved," Trump told reporters at the White House. "If they wanted to be, I would certainly do that." … [Read more...] about Trump: FBI Doesn’t Want to Probe Kavanaugh Accusations
President Donald Trump ordered the declassification records surrounding the Russia investigation on Monday, according to the White House. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders cited “reasons of transparency” for the president’s decision, as well as requests from Congressional investigative committees in a statement confirming the action.Trump ordered the Director of National Intelligence, the Department of Justice, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation to declassify select parts of the FISA court application to spy on his former campaign surrogate Carter Page during the 2016 election. Trump also ordered that FBI interviews with Bruce Ohr be released surrounding the ongoing Russia investigation as well as all text messages relating to the Russia investigation from former FBI Director James Comey, Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, and agents Peter Strzok and Lisa Page. The volume of unclassified information is likely to throw the Russian investigation into chaos as … [Read more...] about Donald Trump Orders Declassification of Russia Investigation Records
POLITICS 09/17/2018 09:16 am ET Updated 24 minutes ago Trump Jr.'s post makes light of Christine Blasey Ford's claim that Kavanaugh held her down and groped her when they were in high school. By Jenna Amatulli Donald Trump Jr. posted a meme on Instagram making fun of the woman who alleges that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were high school students. “Judge Kavanaugh’s sexual assault letter found by Dems,” reads the caption at the top of an image, which features a crayon letter in what looks like a child’s handwriting. The letter’s scrawl reads: “Will you be my girlfriend” alongside boxes marked with “yes” and “no.” “The Dems and their usual nonsense games really have him on the ropes now,” the president’s eldest son wrote in apparent sarcasm in his caption. “Finestein had the letter in July and saved it for the eve of his vote … [Read more...] about Donald Trump Jr. Posts Meme Mocking Woman Accusing Brett Kavanaugh Of Sexual Assault