All-out legal assault on Manafort called standard procedure for Mueller’s pro-Obama prosecutor

All-out legal assault on Manafort called standard procedure for Mueller’s pro-Obama prosecutor

by WorldTribune Staff, October 2, 2017 A ferocious government prosecutor and Obama donor has onetime Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort in his sights. Andrew Weissmann, who has been reunited with special counsel Robert Mueller, his old boss at the FBI, “has an operational history of going after the relatively small to snare the big,” Rowan […]

As FBI director, Mueller purged anti-terror training materials deemed ‘offensive’ by CAIR

As FBI director, Mueller purged anti-terror training materials deemed ‘offensive’ by CAIR

by WorldTribune Staff, August 16, 2017 While he was heading up the FBI, Robert Mueller deleted documents and materials from anti-terrorism training curricula after secret meetings he had with Islamic organizations, a government watchdog group reported. One of the Islamist groups, Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR), has emerged as an outspoken critic of President […]

Best defense a good offense? Trump isn’t hiring lawyers for a war room as Clinton did

Best defense a good offense? Trump isn’t hiring lawyers for a war room as Clinton did

by WorldTribune Staff, August 10, 2017 The late Roy M. Cohn, the honorary counsel for WorldTribune and an ally of Donald Trump, would no doubt be in the President’s corner were he still among the living. Cohn was known for settling “matters” with a mere phone call. But New York rules are not in play […]

House Judiciary calls for 2nd special counsel to restore ‘public confidence’ in DOJ, FBI

House Judiciary calls for 2nd special counsel to restore ‘public confidence’ in DOJ, FBI

Special to WorldTribune.com By Christopher Sparks, July 31, 2017 The House Judiciary Committee is calling on the Justice Department to appoint a second special counsel to restore “public confidence in our nation’s justice system and its investigators, specifically the Department of Justice and FBI.” A second counsel is necessary to investigate a “plethora of matters” […]

True grit: Republicans on the Hill lack the president’s fighting spirit

True grit: Republicans on the Hill lack the president’s fighting spirit

Analysis by WorldTribune Staff, July 28, 2017 Where are the Republicans in Congress with backbone and the partisan fervor that is in such ample supply on “the other side of the aisle”? Even before the early morning vote today on Obamacare, President Donald Trump lamented: “It’s very sad that Republicans, even some that were carried […]

Regime change: Obama’s CIA Director Brennan calls for revolt if Mueller is fired

Regime change: Obama’s CIA Director Brennan calls for revolt if Mueller is fired

by WorldTribune Staff, July 25, 2017 Government officials should refuse to follow President Donald Trump’s orders if he fires special counsel Robert Mueller, Obama-era CIA Director John Brennan said. In effectively calling for the overthrow of the Commander in Chief, Brennan said firing Mueller would be “inconsistent” with the duties of the executive branch. “I […]

Swamp justice: A closer look at Mueller’s team

Swamp justice: A closer look at Mueller’s team

by WorldTribune Staff, June 18, 2017 Special counsel Robert Mueller has loaded his team of lawyers with several heavy hitters. This is cause for consternation from some supporters of President Donald Trump who say this shows Mueller is counting on a home run against the administration. If so Mueller shouldn’t be surprised that heavy hitters […]

Nightmare: The hate-Trump campaign hits the 2-year mark as his star continues to rise

Nightmare: The hate-Trump campaign hits the 2-year mark as his star continues to rise

by WorldTribune Staff, June 18, 2017 Two years to the day on June 16 Donald and Melania Trump took the escalator down at Trump Tower where Trump announced he was running for president. For two years, the major media and Trump resisters “have used every weapon in their arsenal to destroy him. And they have […]

Lawyers weigh in on ethics of Comey being star witness for best friend’s probe

Lawyers weigh in on ethics of Comey being star witness for best friend’s probe

by WorldTribune Staff, June 12, 2017 Former FBI Director James Comey and Robert Mueller, who was hired as special counsel to investigate the Trump-Russia matter, have been described as “brothers in arms.” Comey’s “stories of conversations” with President Donald Trump and his eventual firing “make him potentially the star witness in the case,” Byron York […]

Fishing expedition? Flynn refuses to turn over subpoenaed documents to Senate panel

Fishing expedition? Flynn refuses to turn over subpoenaed documents to Senate panel

by WorldTribune Staff, May 23, 2017 Former national security adviser Mike Flynn on May 22 refused to turn over documents subpoenaed by the Senate Intelligence Committee, which Flynn’s lawyer said had reached “foregone conclusions” of the former three-star general’s guilt as part of an “escalating public frenzy.” The Senate panel’s May 10 letter to Flynn […]