Robert Mueller, the special counsel overseeing the investigation into Russia’s cyberwar on America’s elections and Trump’s possible collusion, has impaneled a grand jury in Washington. The Wall Street Journal was first to report this news on Thursday.
The move means the probe is intensifying and could stretch “for months,” according to the WSJ.
President Trump has pushed out Reince Priebus, his chief of staff. He’ll be replaced by John F. Kelly, DHS secretary. Did Reince quit, or was he fired? Conflicting reports at this early moment of big news. I would like to thank Reince Priebus for his service and dedication to his country. We accomplished a lotRead More
The U.S. government today said that Americans will be prohibited from traveling to North Korea because of an elevated risk of “long-term detention” in the country, where an American student was jailed last year while traveling there, and later died.
Trump’s Secretary of State Rex Tillerson signed a “Geographical Travel Restriction” that forbids AmericansRead More
Politicon is a non-partisan “Unconventional Political Convention” that brings Republicans, Democrats, and people of all political stripes together to get worked up over politics. It’s a lot of fun, and it goes down in Pasadena, CA on Saturday, July 29th and Sunday, July 30 at the Convention Center. I will be there, hosting andRead More
Jerry Foster came back from Vietnam with extensive experience piloting choppers. How he turned that into one of the pioneering careers in aerial coverage of local news is a terrific longread brimming with 1970s nostalgia.
Via Jack Hitt at Epic:
Homer Lane’s big idea in 1971 was really two insights inRead More
In a now viral video clip from a police bodycam, Aramis Ayala, Florida’s first African-American elected state attorney, is pulled over by Orlando cops for what appears to be no good reason.
The Tampa Bay Times reports that Ayala is “no stranger to racially charged insults, especially afterRead More
Trump told public lies or falsehoods every single day of his first 40 days in office, and he hasn’t stopped yet.
Out today, an ambitious attempt by the New York Times to catalogue and to visualize all of the lies Donald Trump has told as President of the United States.
“Many Americans haveRead More