Update: Ratcliffe withdraws from consideration for director of national intelligence

Update: Ratcliffe withdraws from consideration for director of national intelligence

by WorldTribune Staff, August 2, 2019 Rep. John Ratcliffe will not be the next Director of National Intelligence, President Donald Trump said in an Aug. 2 tweet. Trump said Ratcliffe withdrew after realizing how difficult his Senate confirmation process would be. The president tweeted: “I explained to John how miserable it would be for him […]

Barr: Spygate investigation is focused on ‘small group at the top’ of FBI in 2016

Barr: Spygate investigation is focused on ‘small group at the top’ of FBI in 2016

by WorldTribune Staff, June 3, 2019 The Department of Justice’s investigation into the origins of Trump-Russia “spygate” is focused on “a small group at the top” of the FBI at the time, Attorney General William Barr said. “A lot of the people who were involved are no longer there,” Barr said on May 31. The […]

Barr update: ‘Facts I’ve learned don’t hang together with the official explanations’

Barr update: ‘Facts I’ve learned don’t hang together with the official explanations’

by WorldTribune Staff, June 2, 2019 Answers he has received from the intelligence community in regards to his assertion that “spying” on the Trump campaign “did occur” are “just not jibing,” Attorney General William Barr said. “Like many other people who are familiar with intelligence activities, I had a lot of questions about what was […]

Poll shows 62 percent support investigating Russia probe; Obama intel chiefs in panic mode

Poll shows 62 percent support investigating Russia probe; Obama intel chiefs in panic mode

Analysis by WorldTribune Staff, May 24, 2019 President Donald Trump on May 23 directed the heads of the CIA, FBI, State Department and other agencies to cooperate with Attorney General William Barr as he investigates the origins of the Russia investigation. A majority of American voters in a recent poll sided with Barr’s decision to […]

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, […]