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FBI Investigating Possible Leaks To Rudy Giuliani About Hillary Clinton Email Investigation

GuilianiFBI Director James Comey told senators Wednesday that the agency is looking into whether employees leaked information about the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails to members of Donald Trump’s team, including Rudy Giuliani.

Shortly before the election, Comey announced that he was reopening the probe into Clinton’s private server after more emails were found on the computer of former Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.), who was married to a top Clinton aide.


Comey hearing: FBI chief defends 'right choice' on handling Clinton email probe

Comey testifies 5/3/17FBI Director James Comey strongly defended Wednesday his decision to alert Congress just days before the 2016 election about his agency's investigation into emails potentially related to Hillary Clinton's personal server, telling senators while the idea of impacting the election made him "mildly nauseous," he would not change what he did.

"It was a hard choice, I still believe in retrospect the right choice," Comey told senators at a judiciary committee hearing on oversight of his agency. "I can't consider for a second whose political fortunes will be affected."


All the President’s Mice

All the President's MiceFor quality trash talk, bury yourself in an eye-gouging, loose-ball NFL pileup. Those who don’t play pro football? The next best alternative would be eavesdropping on the not-for-attribution quotations White House sources have been dishing to the press about other White House sources over the first 100 days of Baby Donald’s presidency.

If this were theater, it would be the Grand Guignol. If it were a movie, it would be The Shining with blood bursting through White House elevator doors. If it were a 911 call, it would be the report of a murder.


At Ivanka’s Company, There Were Women Who Worked … Without Maternity Leave

Ivanka Trump had no maternity leave for her workersvanka Trump has created a lifestyle brand — and now a book — premised on women’s empowerment. But her company did not have a maternity leave policy until her female workers pushed her to adopt one.

When Trump’s “Women Who Work” initiative launched in 2013, “They [had] no maternity policy in place, they [didn’t] have health benefits in place,” Rachel Abrams, the co-author of a New York Times profile of Trump, told the paper’s podcast, The Daily.


Historians see a dark underside to Trump's Civil War riff

Historians see dark underside of Trump Civil War riffPresident Donald Trump on Monday once again defied the history books, this time claiming that Andrew Jackson was “really angry” about the Civil War – despite having died 16 years before the first shots were fired – and puzzled why a deal wasn’t cut to avoid the war altogether.

“He was really angry that he saw with regard to the Civil War, he said, ‘There’s no reason for this,’” Trump said in a radio interview with conservative writer Salena Zito broadcast Monday.

“The Civil War, if you think about it, why? People don’t ask the question but why was there the Civil War? Why could that one not have been worked out?” Trump added.


President's Adviser Jared Kushner Didn't Disclose Startup Stake

Jared KushnerJared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law and senior adviser, didn’t identify on his government financial disclosure form that he is currently a part-owner of a real-estate finance startup and has a number of loans from banks on properties he co-owns, according to securities filings.

Mr. Kushner’s stake in Cadre—a tech startup that pairs investors with big real-estate projects—means the senior White House official is currently a business partner of Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and billionaires including George Soros and Peter Thiel, according to people close to the company.


Minn. GOP chair apologizes for Facebook post calling Ellison 'Muslim Goat Humper'

Minn. legislator calls Ellison a Muslim goat-humperMinnesota's state Republican Party chairwoman on Tuesday apologized to Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) after a Facebook post referred to the Muslim lawmaker as “Minnesota’s Head Muslim Goat Humper.”

The now-deleted message — posted on the official Facebook page of Minnesota’s Seventh Congressional District Republican Party — featured the text superimposed over a picture of Ellison, asking: "Does this mean Muslim Refugees coming to Western Minnesota?"

Jennifer Carnahan referred to the post as "repugnant hate speech" in an interview with the Star Tribune.


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