‘Is this the KGB?’ Lawmakers call for public release of classified memo on FISA abuse

‘Is this the KGB?’ Lawmakers call for public release of classified memo on FISA abuse

by WorldTribune Staff, January 19, 2018 Lawmakers are calling for the immediate public release of a classified memo they say shows senior Justice Department and FBI officials abused the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) in investigating the Trump campaign. Rep. Ron DeSantis, Florida Republican and a member of the House Judiciary Committee member, tweeted: “The […]

Reports: FBI assisted Steele in Russia-Trump probe

Reports: FBI assisted Steele in Russia-Trump probe

by WorldTribune Staff, January 18, 2018 Ex-British spy Christopher Steele met with an old FBI contact who shared with Steele information on alleged Trump campaign ties to Russia, reports say. In an October 2016 meeting in Rome, the FBI agent provided to Steele, who authored the discredited Trump dossier, the name of former Trump campaign […]

Sources: DOJ’s Weissmann colluded with AP reporters on Trump investigation

Sources: DOJ’s Weissmann colluded with AP reporters on Trump investigation

by WorldTribune Staff, January 16, 2018 Weeks before joining special counsel Robert Mueller’s team, federal prosecutor Andrew Weissmann met with reporters from The Associated Press where Weissman received information on the AP’s investigation into Paul Manafort, a report said. Weissman met the journalists on April 11, 2017, investigative journalist Sara Carter reported on Jan. 11. […]

Was it his British accent? Fusion GPS was taken by dossier author’s credentials

Was it his British accent? Fusion GPS was taken by dossier author’s credentials

by WorldTribune Staff, January 12, 2018 The author of the bogus Trump dossier was basically a “Boy Scout” who “doesn’t sell baloney,” the co-founder of Fusion GPS told the Senate Judiciary Committee. Ex-British spy Christopher Steele “was, you know, a person who delivered quality work in very appropriate ways,” Glenn Simpson said according to a […]

Judge rules against Fusion GPS as focus at DOJ shifts to biased law enforcement

Judge  rules against Fusion GPS as focus at DOJ shifts to biased law enforcement

by WorldTribune Staff, January 7, 2018 A judge at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on Jan. 5 ruled the House Intelligence Committee can investigate whether the FBI relied on the discredited Trump dossier to launch its probe into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. In rejecting a bid by […]

War: Manafort sues Mueller for indictment unrelated to Trump campaign

War: Manafort sues Mueller for indictment unrelated to Trump campaign

by WorldTribune Staff, January 4, 2018 An attorney for former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort has filed a lawsuit against special prosecutor Robert Mueller, saying the counsel’s indictment against Manafort was for “dealings that had no connections whatsoever to the 2016 presidential election or even Donald Trump.” Attorney Kevin Downing, who filed the suit in U.S. […]

8 top DOJ and FBI officials under a cloud over roles in Clinton, Trump investigations

8 top DOJ and FBI officials under a cloud over roles in Clinton, Trump investigations

by WorldTribune Staff, December 27, 2017 Overlooked in the major media’s focus on the year-long Trump-Russia collusion story is the toll taken by Congressional hearings and inspector general probes. “Eight high ranking Department of Justice and FBI officials have been removed, reassigned or are rumored to be leaving,” according to widely-respected investigative journalist and former […]

‘The fix is in’: Buchanan concludes FBI out to get Trump

‘The fix is in’: Buchanan concludes FBI out to get Trump

by WorldTribune Staff, December 27, 2017 A year-and-a-half into the FBI’s investigation of the Trump campaign and no “collusion” with Russia has been found. So, the question is “are the investigators after the truth, or are they after Trump?” Pat Buchanan asked in a Dec. 26 column. “Set aside the Trump-Putin conspiracy theory momentarily, and […]

Bad intel? FBI stands by Russian dossier despite lack of evidence

Bad intel? FBI stands by Russian dossier despite lack of evidence

by WorldTribune Staff, December 26, 2017 The FBI is not abandoning the Russian dossier on which it relied to launch an investigation into the Trump campaign. At the same time the agency admits the Democratic Party-funded dossier is largely unverified. FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, who testified in a closed session before the House Permanent […]

Russian ‘dossier’ author changes his tune on intel’s veracity

Russian ‘dossier’ author changes his tune on intel’s veracity

by WorldTribune Staff, December 22, 2017 The “trusted” sources Christopher Steele said he used in composing the Trump “dossier” have become a lot less reliable since the ex-British spy was called to defend himself in a libel lawsuit. While Steele in 2016 seemed confident that collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government took […]