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Bullock refuses to answer infrastructure questions at fundraiser

Billings – Governor Steve Bullock refused to answer questions about infrastructure funding from a constituent at a fundraiser. Mr. Bullock appeared at a democrat political fundraiser at a private golf club in Billings on Thursday. Bullock’s representatives told those present that the Governor would not be answering any questions on infrastructure funding. The 2017 legislative Read More…

Rob Quist’s drug use becomes issue in final days of campaign

Revelations of Democrat congressional candidate Rob Quist’s drug use have taken center stage in the final days of the campaign to replace Congressman Ryan Zinke. Earlier this week, a national media outlet uncovered court documents in which Quist confessed to regularly using marijuana. When the news reports became public, his campaign cancelled a previously-scheduled interview Read More…

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Court records reveal Rob Quist has genital herpes, uses recreational drugs and suffers from depression

Democrat congressional candidate Rob Quist’s venereal disease, drug use, and marriage problems were revealed to the public this week when a national media outlet uncovered documents from a medical malpractice lawsuit filed by Quist. The documents show, among other things, that Quist suffers from depression, has genital herpes, tested positive for tuberculosis, uses recreational drugs, Read More…

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Politico: Sessions Postpones Senate Testimony to June 13

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has postponed testimony this week before two congressional committees about Department of Justice funding amid probes into Russian interference in the 2016 election, Politico reported. DOJ spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores said testimony planned for Wednesday in the House and Thursday in the Senate was canceled because of a scheduling conflict. Trump’s Read More…

Report: Trump asked top intelligence officials for help pushing back on collusion investigation

posted at 9:21 pm on May 22, 2017 by John Sexton President Trump called two top intelligence officials in March, NSA Director Michael Rogers and Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats, to ask them for help pushing back against the FBI’s collusion investigation. The Washington Post reports: Trump made separate appeals to the director of national Read More…

Wash Post: Trump Asked Intel Chiefs to Deny Russia Evidence

President Donald Trump asked top intelligence officials Daniel Coats and Adm. Michael S. Rogers to publicly deny there was any evidence of possible collusion between Russia and Trump’s campaign in the 2016 presidential election, The Washington Post reported. Coats, the director of national intelligence, and Rogers, the director of the National Security Agency, refused and thought Read More…

‘Their dream was my nightmare’: Monica Lewinsky bids ‘farewell to the age of Ailes’

This Official White House photo taken Nov. 17, 1995, from page 3179 of Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr’s report on President Clinton, showing President Clinton and Monica Lewinsky at the White House. (AP Photo/OIC) Fox News plays such an influential role in the contemporary media it’s easy to forget that there was a time when the Read More…

Asking others to do his dirty work is President Trump’s M.O.

National Security Agency Director Adm. Michael S. Rogers testified on Capitol Hill on Jan. 5. (Photo by Evan Vucci/AP) In the latest episode of this season’s hit drama, “Amazing Yet Unsurprising White House Revelations,” President Trump in March asked the director of national intelligence, Daniel R. Coats, and the director of the National Security Agency, Adm. Read More…

The three most damaging paragraphs from the revelation about Trump pushing back against the FBI

The turmoil surrounding former FBI Director James Comey and President Trump started long before Comey was fired on May 9. Here are the pivotal moments in Comey’s time as head of the agency. (Jenny Starrs,Julio Negron/The Washington Post) Over the past week or so, the world has glimpsed some of the president’s private conversations about the Russia Read More…

BREAKING: Explosions At Ariana Grande Concert In Manchester; Fatalities Confirmed

There was a series of explosions at an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena. The police there have confirmed “multiple” fatalities. Here is a tweet from police: Police statement on incident at Manchester Arena pic.twitter.com/gaKASukx9a — G M Police (@gmpolice) May 22, 2017 Some details from The Guardian: Erin McDougle, 20, from Newcastle said: Read More…

While Flynn Stalls, Manafort And Stone Hand Over Russia Documents To Senate Intel

While former national security adviser Michael Flynn is ducking behind his Fifth Amendment rights to not incriminate himself, others are actually complying. There were four former Trump associates asked to turn over paperwork during the course of the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Michael Flynn, as mentioned, Trump’s former campaign manager, Paul Read More…

Trump is practically begging to be accused of obstruction of justice right now

A photo made available by the Russian Foreign Ministry shows President Trump speaking with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, left, and Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak, right. (Russian Foreign Ministry/European Pressphoto Agency) This post has been updated with Monday’s news, which only added to Trump’s problems. President Trump fired FBI Director James B. Comey on May Read More…

CA Democrat Party Chairman Leads “F*** Trump” Chant at Convention [Video]

John Burton is the outgoing chairman of the California Democratic Party. At Saturday’s Democratic Party Convention in Sacramento, Burton took the stage one last time to thank party workers, specifically the conference’s translators for the hearing impaired . Instead of letting the translators have their moment to bask in some well-earned gratitude, Burton interrupted the Read More…

Flynn declines Senate subpoena, invokes the Fifth

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