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In Wake Of Nunes Memo, James Comey Calls Trump and GOP “Weasels And Liars”

In an extraordinary statement on Twitter, former FBI director James Comey ripped into Trump and the Republican Party’s attempts to smear the agency with the ludicrous ‘Nunes Memo’:  To refer to the President of the United States and the major political party in power as “weasels and liars” is …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump on Sodium Pentothol

Good evening. As many of you know, a couple of years ago I started a business venture that included running for President of the United States. I was in more debt than anyone except Robert Mueller probably knows. One night, a couple of Russian oligarchs at Mar-a-Lago suggested I run for president …Continue reading Continue […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: Glenn Greenwald’s Painful Lack of Self Awareness

In 2013 when the movie ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ came out, Glenn Greenwald wrote a predictably pedantic and scathing review about its complicity with the pro Obama/pro CIA/pro neo imperialist/deep state. A reader cheekily left a comment on the piece asking the Guardian that they should provide a ‘Spoiler …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Steve Bannon Could Have His Ultimate Revenge on Donald Trump

Former White House chief strategist and former Breitbart CEO Steve Bannon has made a deal to speak with special counsel Robert Mueller regarding Russia’s interference into the 2016 election. What this means is anyone’s guess, but given the very public falling out between Bannon and his political …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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By Accusing Trump Jr. of Treason, Steve Bannon is Letting the President Know Who is Boss

Steve Bannon is not only waging war on the GOP establishment, it appears he has now turned his attention onto his political protege, Donald Trump. In a truly astonishing series of excerpts from an upcoming book by Michael Wolff, the Guardian has revealed that Bannon believes the Trump …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Lunatic Conservative Wants to “Shut Down” the FBI Over Mueller Investigation

Speaking on Fox News today, Tom Fitton, the head of a conservative watchdog group stated that not only does the Mueller investigation need to be “shutdown”, but the entire FBI too: “I think the FBI’s been compromised,” said Fitton. “Forget about shutting down Mr. Mueller. Do we need to shut …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump is Going to Fire Mueller, and Without Mass Protests, American Democracy is Finished

If you’ve been paying attention to the coordinated attacks on Special Counsel Robert Mueller coming from the pro-Trump media, you will have noticed a dramatic acceleration over the past couple of weeks. This is because Trump is almost certainly planning to fire him, yet again obstructing the course …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump’s Lawyer Claims He Tweeted For the President. If So, Trump Must Be Removed From Office Immediately.

In a stunning confession, president Trump’s personal lawyer John Dowd, took responsibility on Sunday for a tweet that Trump sent on Saturday claiming he knew his former security adviser, Michael Flynn, had lied to the FBI before he fired him in February: The tweet clearly implies …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Breitbart is Freaking the F*ck Out About Michael Flynn Turning on Trump

Although most of the Breitbart journalists are completely detached from objective reality, a sprinkling of them do seem to grasp certain aspects of just how bad the Mueller probe is going to be for Donald Trump, particularly with Michael Flynn’s decision to cooperate with him. Editor-at-large for …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Why Robert Mueller Will Destroy Donald Trump’s Presidency

Special Counsel Robert Mueller is the most important man in American politics right now. Mueller is America’s last chance in removing the tyrannical Donald Trump from office, and Trump knows it. This is why the latest news coming from the investigation is encouraging. Thus far, Robert Mueller has …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Russia’s Exploitation of Facebook Is More Terrifying Than You Think

The Banter Long Read: Somehow, this story involves yogurt. You might recall a sidebar during last year’s election season about Chobani, the Greek yogurt people…To continue reading this MEMBERS ONLY article, please go here. You’ll get unrestricted access to all our member’s content, and your …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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5 Times Trump Was Investigated and Nothing Was Done

by Kate HarvestonAmericans are no strangers to complications in the White House. Andrew Jackson wed a married woman during his time in office, Grover Cleveland had an illegitimate child during an election year and won anyway, Richard Nixon rang in the modern era of presidential scandals with …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump Insults US Diplomats By Thanking Putin For Expelling Them From Russia

You have to wonder whether Donald Trump is actively trying to get himself impeached. He clearly desperately wants out of the job he hates, and is doing everything in his power to isolate himself from his party and the entire US government. In response to a question about Vladimir Putin expelling US …Continue reading Continue […]

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Sorry, Donald. Your Son is Not a “High-Quality Person”

by Kate HarvestonRefrigerators, cell phones, dress shoes; these are things you might expect to hear described as “high-quality.” You can even check Consumer Reports, get an objective look at their performance and draw your own conclusions based on feedback from hundreds of real-world reviews. …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: Congress Just Checkmated Donald Trump

Don’t look now, but Congress just checkmated Donald Trump. Both chambers, both parties…To continue reading this article, please go here. A Banter Membership gets you access to the magazine and all our Members Only content. Your membership also directly funds independent journalism and is greatly …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Former Ethics Chief on Potential Mueller Firing: “Destructive In Ways We Can’t Even Fathom”

It came as no surprise to me that our Government Ethics Chief, Walter Shaub, resigned a few weeks ago. I had the pleasure of listening to him speak and answer questions today at the NPC where he discussed the seriousness of what’s happening inside our White House, and to our country. He reminded us …Continue […]

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Chez and the ‘Trump-Russia’ Attack: One Year Later

Even though it’s only been a handful of months since my friend and colleague Chez Pazienza died, it feels like it’s been a lot longer than that..To continue reading this article, please go here. A Banter Membership gets you access to the magazine and all our Members Only content. Your membership …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Donald Trump is Now Blaming Hillary Clinton For Don Jr.’s Collusion With Russia. Yes, Really.

In a sign that the White House is officially in complete panic mode, Donald Trump is using his favorite scapegoat to detract from the growing investigation into their collusion with Russia. In an unhinged Twitter rant this morning, the Commander In Chief was up bright and early blaming …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Jill Stein is Officially Part of the Senate Investigation

The Senate Judiciary Committee has asked that both Donald Trump Jr. and Paul Manafort testify next week, and in the memo they sent out, they have asked for any and all correspondence between them and Dr. Jill Stein, the 2016 Green Party candidate for President of the United States, and there is …Continue reading Continue […]

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Sean Hannity is Not a Happy Bunny

With President Trump’s inability to accomplish any tangible objective in office, Sean Hannity is turning on everyone he used to love in order to deflect attention away from the president’s collapsing job approval numbers. In an astonishing failure of political leadership and strategy, …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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