Spygate: Barr seen ‘directly’ monitoring Durham’s probe; Intel chiefs also involved

Spygate: Barr seen ‘directly’ monitoring Durham’s probe; Intel chiefs also involved

by WorldTribune Staff, May 15, 2019 While appointing highly-respected U.S. Attorney John Durham to investigate the origins of alleged spying on the 2016 Trump campaign, Attorney General William Barr also will be hands-on as the Department of Justice investigates the investigators. Barr remains “directly involved in the probe,” which he initiated about three weeks ago, […]

Trey Gowdy: John Brennan in more dossier trouble than Comey

Trey Gowdy: John Brennan in more dossier trouble than Comey

by WorldTribune Staff, May 15, 2019 Former CIA Director John Brennan, a vocal critic of President Donald Trump, may find himself in more trouble than ex-FBI chief James Comey over the use of the unverified anti-Trump dossier, former Rep. Trey Gowdy said. In a May 14 interview on Fox News, the former Republican congressman from […]

Who is Joseph Mifsud? Cleared by Mueller, Papadopoulos suggests mystery prof was FBI agent

Who is Joseph Mifsud? Cleared by Mueller, Papadopoulos suggests mystery prof was FBI agent

by WorldTribune Staff, May 13, 2019 A Maltese professor reportedly in the know on the 30,000 emails that Hillary Clinton ordered destroyed played a little-reported but key role in the launching of the Trump investigation. Joseph Mifsud, an academic from Malta with alleged high level connections to the Russian government, was, according to some reports, […]

State Dept. memo to FBI flagged error in Steele dossier 10 days before FISA

State Dept. memo to FBI flagged error in Steele dossier 10 days before FISA

by WorldTribune Staff, May 10, 2019 Ten days before the FBI used the Christopher Steele anti-Trump “dossier” to secure a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) warrant to spy on Trump campaign adviser Carter Page, a State Department official wrote in a memo that a key claim in the dossier was false, a report said. The […]

Hell to pay: Covering up for ‘deep state’ unites GOP’s Sen. Burr, Hill liberals

Hell to pay: Covering up for ‘deep state’ unites GOP’s Sen. Burr, Hill liberals

Analysis by WorldTribune Staff, May 9, 2019 On May 8, Sen. Richard Burr, North Carolina Republican and chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr. to testify before the committee. The subject? Russian interference in the 2016 election. Burr’s move bewildered and outraged some of his fellow Republicans. “Apparently the Republican chair of […]

Translating the NY Times ‘exclusive’ about U.S. intelligence and President Trump

Translating the NY Times ‘exclusive’ about U.S. intelligence and President Trump

by WorldTribune Staff, May 8, 2019 Some observers, including supporters of President Donald Trump, hailed The New York Times “exclusive” story on May 3 about the bureau sending a “cloaked investigator” to a London meeting with Trump aide George Papadopoulos in September of 2016. In the aftermath of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, the facts, […]

The DNC, Steele and Russian disinformation: Why did Mueller not prosecute?

The DNC, Steele and Russian disinformation: Why did Mueller not prosecute?

Analysis by WorldTribune Staff, May 7, 2019 Anti-Trump Russia “dossier” author Christopher Steele has openly admitted he was fed information by Russians, which he and anyone else have been unable to verify, on “collusion” allegations. Yet, in his 448-page report, special counsel Robert Mueller does not once mention whether an investigation was launched into whether […]

Barr backed by NY Times exclusive on spy’s approach to Trump campaign

Barr backed by NY Times exclusive on spy’s approach to Trump campaign

by WorldTribune Staff, May 3, 2019 Attorney General William Barr’s claim to the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday that the Trump campaign was spied on by U.S. intelligence angered top Democrats. But it was promptly supported by a May 2 report by The New York Times. In a report headlined “FBI Sent Investigator Posing as Assistant […]

No holds Barr-ed: Attorney General returns fire with vow to investigate ‘spying’

No holds Barr-ed: Attorney General returns fire with vow to investigate ‘spying’

by WorldTribune Staff, May 2, 2019 Attorney General William Barr revealed Wednesday that the Justice Department is reviewing the possibility that Russians supplied disinformation to the Hillary Clinton campaign during the 2016 presidential election season. He also told a contentious Senate Judiciary Committee hearing that the expanded scope of the review included senior anti-Trump FBI […]

Who is Adm. Mike Rogers? Unsung ‘hero’ alerted President Trump to illegal spying

Who is Adm. Mike Rogers? Unsung ‘hero’ alerted President Trump to illegal spying

by WorldTribune Staff, May 1, 2019 On March 4, 2017, just 43 days after taking office, President Donald Trump tweeted: “Terrible! Just found out that Obama had my ‘wires tapped’ in Trump Tower just before the victory. Nothing found. This is McCarthyism!” The person who initially tipped off Trump (on Nov. 17, 2016) that communications […]