National Newswatch

Jared Kushner ‘Deserves’ to Be Investigated for His Involvement in Russia Meetings, Chris Christie Says

Dec 20 2017 — — New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who helped put Jared Kushner’s father in prison, showed no mercy toward the senior White House adviser on Tuesday, encouraging Russia probe investigators to closely examine any hand he may have had in potential wrongdoings by the Trump campaign. President Donald Trump’s son-in-law “deserves the scrutiny, you know why?” Christie […]

Donald Trumps Companies Destroyed Emails in Defiance of Court Orders

Oct 31 2016 — — Over the course of decades, Donald Trump’s companies have systematically destroyed or hidden thousands of emails, digital records and paper documents demanded in official proceedings, often in defiance of court orders. These tactics—exposed by a Newsweek review of thousands of pages of court filings, judicial orders and affidavits from an array of court cases—have enraged […]

How Trump’s foreign business ties could upend U.S. national security

Sep 14 2016 — — If Donald Trump is elected president, will he and his family permanently sever all connections to the Trump Organization, a sprawling business empire that has spread a secretive financial web across the world? Or will Trump instead choose to be the most conflicted president in American history, one whose business interests will constantly jeopardize the […]

Vladimir Putin sacks his long-term KGB ally as chief-of-staff

Aug 12 2016 — — Russian President Vladimir Putin has fired the head of his administration in a surprise move, the Kremlin’s press service announced Friday. Sergey Ivanov is one of Putin’s closest associates in government, having served as Putin’s deputy in Russia’s federal security services (FSB) when Putin was appointed head of the agency in 1999. He was then […]

Clinton Wins Guam, Sanders Nets Washington Delegates

May 7 2016 — — Hillary Clinton won four delegates Saturday after defeating Bernie Sanders in the Guam caucuses, but the insurgent senator added to his delegate total by picking up 31 delegates in Washington state, which caucused March 26. Still, Sanders’ additions don’t change the overall delegate math, as front-runner Clinton remains on track to win the Democratic nomination […]

Conflict of Interest? Stephanopoulos Won’t Moderate 2016 GOP Primary Debate

May 14 2015 — — ABC News anchor George Stephanopoulos announced he will not moderate the ABC News–sponsored 2016 Republican primary debate after a conservative newspaper, The Washington Free Beacon, said the veteran newsman donated $50,000 to the Clinton Foundation in 2013 and 2014. Stephanopoulos was once employed by then-President Bill Clinton. The donations were not disclosed until Thursday, when […]