Mueller acquires Trump ally Erik Prince’s computer and phones: report

Special counsel Robert Mueller has acquired Blackwater founder Erik Prince’s computer and phones as he zeroes in on the Trump ally’s ties to the Russia probe.

Trump’s spiritual advisor busted by the Pentagon for illegally using military seals in ads for his church

Donald Trump’s controversial “spiritual advisor” Robert Jeffress is once again under fire — but this time from the president’s own administration.

‘Greed, corruption, ego’: Ex-CIA intel officer explains why Russian operatives saw Trump as the perfect mark

Rolf Mowatt-Larssen, a former CIA intelligence officer, has written a lengthy analysis of why Russian intelligence agents would have seen President Donald Trump as the perfect target for their operations.

Oakland residents call cops on uniformed black firefighter conducting yard inspections

Kevin Moore was carrying a radio and clipboard as he conducted yearly vegetation inspections, when a neighbor called police to report him as suspicious.

‘I thought kids were off limits’: GOP lawmaker gripes after family faces backlash while campaigning

A Florida Republican lashed out against left-wing “hatred” after someone yelled at her children as they campaigned for her re-election.

Trump supporters are bombarding the wrong Red Hen restaurant with threats and abuse

A New Jersey restaurant named The Red Hen is being bombarded with threats and abuse by Trump supporters who are confusing it with the Virginia restaurant of the same name that refused to serve White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

Trump slanders Red Hen Restaurant as ‘dirty’ in early morning tweet

President Donald Trump slandered a Virginia restaurant whose owner asked White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders to leave.

Russia expert explains the extremely unusual disconnect between Trump’s policies and his friendship with Putin

Michael McFaul served as Barack Obama’s ambassador to Russia from 2012 to 2014 and before that on the National Security Council as special assistant to the president and senior director of Russian and Eurasian affairs.
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Bernie Sanders supporter David Lynch thinks Trump could end up being ‘one of the greatest presidents in history’

In a strange turn, filmmaker and Twin Peaks co-creator David Lynch now thinks that President Donald Trump might end up being one of the best presidents in history.

Trump openly craves the kind of power Kim Jong-un wields — stop telling yourself that he’s joking

There is a tendency among the punditocracy to dismiss President Trump’s authoritarian rhetoric as nothing more than red meat for his worshipful base: passing Twitter tantrums or hyperbolic salesmanship.

Trump-backing dairy farmer supports tariffs even though he’ll get hurt: ‘Sometimes you have to suffer’

Multiple nations are getting ready to hammer Trump-backing swing states with retaliatory tariffs in an escalating trade war — but at least one farmer in Wisconsin doesn’t seem to mind that he’ll get hurt.