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Trey Gowdy reacts to belated FBI 'internal review' of Flynn probe: 'What the hell have they been doing?'

Trey Gowdy reacts to belated FBI 'internal review' of Flynn probe: 'What the hell have they been doing?'

Former House Oversight Committee Chairman and Fox News contributor Trey Gowdy reacted Friday to FBI Director Christopher Wray ordering an internal review of th [...]

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Spy chief says he has begun declassification process for Flynn-Kislyak calls

Spy chief says he has begun declassification process for Flynn-Kislyak calls

Acting DNI Richard Grenell has “started the declassification” process of transcripts and reports documenting Michael Flynn’s conversations with the Russian amb [...]

Read full article: Spy chief says he has begun declassifica...→
Schiff calls on outgoing DNI Grenell to declassify Flynn's talks with Russians

Schiff calls on outgoing DNI Grenell to declassify Flynn's talks with Russians

Rep. Adam Schiff called on Acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell to declassify the underlying intelligence reports on former national securi [...]

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Appeals court orders judge in Michael Flynn case to respond to request for removal

Appeals court orders judge in Michael Flynn case to respond to request for removal

A federal appeals court on Thursday ordered the judge overseeing the case against former national security adviser Michael Flynn to respond to a petition from [...]

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Susan Rice email shows Comey debated withholding info from Michael Flynn

Susan Rice email shows Comey debated withholding info from Michael Flynn

Then-FBI director James Comey suggested that President Barack Obama might want to keep information about Russia from incoming National Security Advisor Michael [...]

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Michael Flynn Asks D.C. Circuit to Dismiss Case, Replace Judge

Michael Flynn Asks D.C. Circuit to Dismiss Case, Replace Judge

Michael Flynn is seeking a "writ of mandamus" to compel a federal district court to dismiss the charges against him.

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump, GOP distortion on Flynn; virus fiction

AP FACT CHECK: Trump, GOP distortion on Flynn; virus fiction

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his GOP allies are misrepresenting the facts behind the legal case of former national security adviser Michael Fly [...]

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2020 Daily Trail Markers: Trump says he was

2020 Daily Trail Markers: Trump says he was "surprised" that Barr doesn't expect investigations into Obama, Biden

Obama and Biden have come under attack by the president and his allies for the "unmaking" of Michael Flynn's identity in 2016 and 2017. All of the officials na [...]

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Sen. Rand Paul says 'two dozen Obama' officials seeking to 'unmask' Flynn is 'crazy', calls for reform

Sen. Rand Paul says 'two dozen Obama' officials seeking to 'unmask' Flynn is 'crazy', calls for reform

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., on Saturday called the requests for "unmasking" Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn by a large number of Obama officials "crazy" and called for refor [...]

Read full article: Sen. Rand Paul says 'two dozen Obama' of...→
Judge Pirro shocked by Flynn judge's ruling: A stunning 'political hack job'

Judge Pirro shocked by Flynn judge's ruling: A stunning 'political hack job'

Judge Jeanine Pirro on Friday blasted the new ruling by the judge in the Michael Flynn case to bring in outside input on the matter, arguing that the move to e [...]

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Judge Opposing Flynn Ruled in 2012: 'Abuse of Discretion' Not to Allow Dismissal

Judge Opposing Flynn Ruled in 2012: 'Abuse of Discretion' Not to Allow Dismissal

John Gleeson wants the Michael Flynn prosecution to continue but ruled in 2012 that it would be an "abuse of discretion" to deny a dismissal.

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Judge Sullivan Ignores Shocking Record of False Guilty Pleas

We may be slow, we often say, but then again, too, we didn't just fall off the turnip truck. So in respect of Judge Emmet Sullivan's outrage over General Micha [...]

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Trey Gowdy shocked at Flynn case: 'Never seen anything like this' in my legal career

Trey Gowdy shocked at Flynn case: 'Never seen anything like this' in my legal career

In his 20 years serving in the criminal justice system, former House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy said Thursday that he had never seen such blatantl [...]

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Biden camp blasts CBS’ Catherine Herridge as ‘partisan, rightwing hack’ after unmasking scoop

Biden camp blasts CBS’ Catherine Herridge as ‘partisan, rightwing hack’ after unmasking scoop

The director of rapid response for Joe Biden’s presidential campaign deleted a tweet Wednesday that slammed CBS News senior investigative correspondent Catheri [...]

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Trump weighs in on unmasking: 'Greatest political crime in the history of our country'

Trump weighs in on unmasking: 'Greatest political crime in the history of our country'

President Trump weighed in Thursday in an interview with Fox Business Network on the former Obama officials -- including former Vice President Joe Biden and fo [...]

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FBI chief Christopher Wray opens internal probe of Michael Flynn case

FBI chief Christopher Wray opens internal probe of Michael Flynn case

The move follows the Justice Department's decision this month to drop its prosecution of Flynn, who pleaded guilty in late 2017 to lying to the FBI. President [...]

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FBI Director Wray opens internal investigation into how bureau handled Michael Flynn case

FBI Director Wray opens internal investigation into how bureau handled Michael Flynn case

The FBI announced Friday that Director Chris Wray has ordered an internal review of the handling of the bureau’s investigation into former national security ad [...]

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D.C. Circuit Orders Judge Sullivan to Respond to Michael Flynn Petition

D.C. Circuit Orders Judge Sullivan to Respond to Michael Flynn Petition

The D.C. Circuit ordered Judge Emmet G. Sullivan to respond by June 1 to Michael Flynn's petition to have him removed from the case.

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Warner asks intel chief to fork over underlying 'unmasking' intel on Michael Flynn

Warner asks intel chief to fork over underlying 'unmasking' intel on Michael Flynn

It’s not clear whether Republicans will endorse any aspects of Warner’s request, though the Senate intel panel has operated on a relatively bipartisan basis.

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Marco Rubio: Someone ‘broke the law’ by leaking info on Michael Flynn’s conversations

Marco Rubio: Someone ‘broke the law’ by leaking info on Michael Flynn’s conversations

Sen. Marco Rubio, the new interim chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Wednesday said someone “broke the law” by leaking information about Michael [...]

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Susan Rice email declassified, Comey flagged ‘unusual’ communication with Flynn, Russian ambassador

Susan Rice email declassified, Comey flagged ‘unusual’ communication with Flynn, Russian ambassador

A recently declassified email from President Obama’s National Security Adviser Susan Rice revealed former FBI Director James Comey warned Mr. Obama against the [...]

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Republicans state attorneys general tell Michael Flynn judge to dismiss case

Republicans state attorneys general tell Michael Flynn judge to dismiss case

A group of 15 Republican state attorneys general late Monday filed a motion calling for a federal judge to drop the case against President Trump’s former Natio [...]

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Trump's childish tactics won't fly in the Flynn case | Opinion

Trump's childish tactics won't fly in the Flynn case | Opinion

Despite their cries of "I'm rubber, you're glue," it is President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr who are violating the separation of powers in [...]

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Glenn Greenwald rips media over 'double standard' after Biden staffer attacks CBS reporter

Glenn Greenwald rips media over 'double standard' after Biden staffer attacks CBS reporter

The Intercept co-founding Glenn Greenwald slammed the mainstream media on "The Story" Friday for largely remaining silent after one CBS investigative correspon [...]

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Ex-CIA Director Panetta insists 'legitimate issues' likely behind Biden's Flynn unmasking request

Ex-CIA Director Panetta insists 'legitimate issues' likely behind Biden's Flynn unmasking request

Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told "Bill Hemmer Reports" Friday that then-Vice President Joe Biden's request to "unmask" National Security Adviser desi [...]

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Bette Midler Calls Trump 'Mentally Ill' for Demanding ObamaGate Probe

Bette Midler Calls Trump 'Mentally Ill' for Demanding ObamaGate Probe

Actress-singer and leftwing activist Bette Midler is once again lashing out at President Donald Trump, accusing him of being "mentally ill" for calling attenti [...]

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Brennan: Rand Paul's 'Inane Comments' Show He Has No Understanding of Intelligence Profession

Brennan: Rand Paul's 'Inane Comments' Show He Has No Understanding of Intelligence Profession

Thursday on MSNBC, former CIA Director John Brennan called Sen. Rand Paul's (R-KY) comments criticizing the unmasking of former Trump national security adviser [...]

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Trump slams Biden for denying involvement in Flynn case despite ‘unmasking’ list

Trump slams Biden for denying involvement in Flynn case despite ‘unmasking’ list

President Trump is going after 2020 rival Joe Biden for being featured on a list of top officials involved in the “unmasking” of former National Security Advis [...]

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What does unmasking mean? Michael Flynn unmasking by Obama officials takes center stage

What does unmasking mean? Michael Flynn unmasking by Obama officials takes center stage

The Trump campaign has accused Obama officials of improperly using the unmasking process to target Flynn as part of their "witch hunt" against him.

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Obama officials' actions on Flynn unmasking were the 'worst thing since Watergate': former DOJ spokesman

Obama officials' actions on Flynn unmasking were the 'worst thing since Watergate': former DOJ spokesman

Although Democrats and the liberal media argue that the "unmasking" process happens "all the time," former Trump national security adviser Gen. Michael Flynn's [...]

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More than a dozen former Watergate prosecutors urge appeals court not to dismiss Flynn case

More than a dozen former Watergate prosecutors urge appeals court not to dismiss Flynn case

More than a dozen former Watergate prosecutors on Friday urged a federal appeals court to deny an emergency request by Michael Flynn to dismiss his criminal ca [...]

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Emmet Sullivan ordered by appeals court to respond to request for remo

Emmet Sullivan ordered by appeals court to respond to request for remo

A federal appeals court on Thursday ordered the judge overseeing the case against former national security adviser Michael Flynn to respond to a petition from [...]

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Mollie Hemingway: Obama becoming 'chattier' as more is learned about Flynn investigation

Mollie Hemingway: Obama becoming 'chattier' as more is learned about Flynn investigation

The Federalist senior editor Mollie Hemingway told “The Brian Kilmeade Show” on Fox News Radio on Wednesday that former President Barack Obama is “a little bit [...]

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Ken Starr calls on Flynn case judge to step aside: 'You've gone too far, you've crossed the bounds'

Ken Starr calls on Flynn case judge to step aside: 'You've gone too far, you've crossed the bounds'

Former Whitewater independent counsel Kenneth Starr told "The Story" Tuesday that U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan is putting his "superb reputation" at risk [...]

Read full article: Ken Starr calls on Flynn case judge to s...→
Cotton supports Senate subpoena of ex-Obama officials: 'Gross abuses of power'

Cotton supports Senate subpoena of ex-Obama officials: 'Gross abuses of power'

Sen. Tom Cotton supports Sen. Lindsey Graham’s move to seek authority to subpoena former Obama officials that were involved in the controversial unmasking of M [...]

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Senate Republicans take major steps toward full-scale probe of FBI misconduct in Trump-Russia investigation

Senate Republicans take major steps toward full-scale probe of FBI misconduct in Trump-Russia investigation

After weeks of bombshell revelations highlighting apparent FBI misconduct in the cases of former Trump aide Carter Page and former National Security Adviser Mi [...]

Read full article: Senate Republicans take major steps towa...→
Doug Schoen: Flynn case – Wrongdoing on both sides. Here's what judge should do now

Doug Schoen: Flynn case – Wrongdoing on both sides. Here's what judge should do now

Michael Flynn’s brief yet controversial roles in Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and as national security adviser  were disasters from the start.  

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McEnany, pressed on Trump's accusations of Obama administration crimes, points to Flynn leaks

McEnany, pressed on Trump's accusations of Obama administration crimes, points to Flynn leaks

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany pointed to the leaking in 2017 of the existence of conversations between former national security adviser Michael [...]

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Jeff Sessions: Leaking Flynn's 'Unmasked' Name an 'Absolute Crime'

Jeff Sessions: Leaking Flynn's 'Unmasked' Name an 'Absolute Crime'

It's one matter for federal officials to ask for surveillance files to be unmasked, but quite another for the former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, t [...]

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Joe Biden Changes Story Again About Michael Flynn: Not Aware of 'Criminal' Investigation

Joe Biden Changes Story Again About Michael Flynn: Not Aware of 'Criminal' Investigation

Joe Biden told MSNBC Thursday he had not been aware of any "criminal investigation" of Michael Flynn; on Tuesday he said he knew about it.

Read full article: Joe Biden Changes Story Again About Mich...→
Critics turn up heat on Robert Mueller's special counsel investigation

Critics turn up heat on Robert Mueller's special counsel investigation

Critics of former special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation are turning up the heat amid new revelations in the Justice Department's handling of the Russi [...]

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Sen. Paul: Unmasking Flynn a 'Devastating Abuse of Power'

Sen. Paul: Unmasking Flynn a 'Devastating Abuse of Power'

The move for former Vice President Joe Biden and several key top Obama-era intelligence officials to unmask the calls of President Donald Trump's first Nationa [...]

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Trump calls on Graham to demand Obama testify amid unmasking controversy: ‘Just do it’

Trump calls on Graham to demand Obama testify amid unmasking controversy: ‘Just do it’

President Trump on Thursday pressed Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham to call former President Barack Obama to testify amid new developments s [...]

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Gregg Jarrett: Here's the real reason Obama officials targeted Flynn 'with a vengeance'

Gregg Jarrett: Here's the real reason Obama officials targeted Flynn 'with a vengeance'

Obama-era officials involved in the unmasking of former Trump national security adviser Gen. Michael Flynn went after him "with a vengeance" because they knew [...]

Read full article: Gregg Jarrett: Here's the real reason Ob...→
Trey Gowdy reacts to belated FBI 'internal review' of Flynn probe: 'What the hell have they been doing?'

Trey Gowdy reacts to belated FBI 'internal review' of Flynn probe: 'What the hell have they been doing?'

Former House Oversight Committee Chairman and Fox News contributor Trey Gowdy reacted Friday to FBI Director Christopher Wray ordering an internal review of th [...]

Read full article: Trey Gowdy reacts to belated FBI 'intern...→
FBI Director Wray opens internal investigation into how bureau handled Michael Flynn case

FBI Director Wray opens internal investigation into how bureau handled Michael Flynn case

The FBI announced Friday that Director Chris Wray has ordered an internal review of the handling of the bureau’s investigation into former national security ad [...]

Read full article: FBI Director Wray opens internal investi...→
Schiff calls on outgoing DNI Grenell to declassify Flynn's talks with Russians

Schiff calls on outgoing DNI Grenell to declassify Flynn's talks with Russians

Rep. Adam Schiff called on Acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell to declassify the underlying intelligence reports on former national securi [...]

Read full article: Schiff calls on outgoing DNI Grenell to ...→
Emmet Sullivan ordered by appeals court to respond to request for remo

Emmet Sullivan ordered by appeals court to respond to request for remo

A federal appeals court on Thursday ordered the judge overseeing the case against former national security adviser Michael Flynn to respond to a petition from [...]

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Warner asks intel chief to fork over underlying 'unmasking' intel on Michael Flynn

Warner asks intel chief to fork over underlying 'unmasking' intel on Michael Flynn

It’s not clear whether Republicans will endorse any aspects of Warner’s request, though the Senate intel panel has operated on a relatively bipartisan basis.

Read full article: Warner asks intel chief to fork over und...→
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Susan Rice email shows Comey debated withholding info from Michael Flynn

Susan Rice email shows Comey debated withholding info from Michael Flynn

Then-FBI director James Comey suggested that President Barack Obama might want to keep information about Russia from incoming National Security Advisor Michael [...]

Read full article: Susan Rice email shows Comey debated wit...→
Ken Starr calls on Flynn case judge to step aside: 'You've gone too far, you've crossed the bounds'

Ken Starr calls on Flynn case judge to step aside: 'You've gone too far, you've crossed the bounds'

Former Whitewater independent counsel Kenneth Starr told "The Story" Tuesday that U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan is putting his "superb reputation" at risk [...]

Read full article: Ken Starr calls on Flynn case judge to s...→
Susan Rice email declassified, Comey flagged ‘unusual’ communication with Flynn, Russian ambassador

Susan Rice email declassified, Comey flagged ‘unusual’ communication with Flynn, Russian ambassador

A recently declassified email from President Obama’s National Security Adviser Susan Rice revealed former FBI Director James Comey warned Mr. Obama against the [...]

Read full article: Susan Rice email declassified, Comey fla...→
AP FACT CHECK: Trump, GOP distortion on Flynn; virus fiction

AP FACT CHECK: Trump, GOP distortion on Flynn; virus fiction

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his GOP allies are misrepresenting the facts behind the legal case of former national security adviser Michael Fly [...]

Read full article: AP FACT CHECK: Trump, GOP distortion on ...→
Senate Republicans take major steps toward full-scale probe of FBI misconduct in Trump-Russia investigation

Senate Republicans take major steps toward full-scale probe of FBI misconduct in Trump-Russia investigation

After weeks of bombshell revelations highlighting apparent FBI misconduct in the cases of former Trump aide Carter Page and former National Security Adviser Mi [...]

Read full article: Senate Republicans take major steps towa...→
Trump's childish tactics won't fly in the Flynn case | Opinion

Trump's childish tactics won't fly in the Flynn case | Opinion

Despite their cries of "I'm rubber, you're glue," it is President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr who are violating the separation of powers in [...]

Read full article: Trump's childish tactics won't fly in th...→
Sen. Rand Paul says 'two dozen Obama' officials seeking to 'unmask' Flynn is 'crazy', calls for reform

Sen. Rand Paul says 'two dozen Obama' officials seeking to 'unmask' Flynn is 'crazy', calls for reform

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., on Saturday called the requests for "unmasking" Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn by a large number of Obama officials "crazy" and called for refor [...]

Read full article: Sen. Rand Paul says 'two dozen Obama' of...→
McEnany, pressed on Trump's accusations of Obama administration crimes, points to Flynn leaks

McEnany, pressed on Trump's accusations of Obama administration crimes, points to Flynn leaks

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany pointed to the leaking in 2017 of the existence of conversations between former national security adviser Michael [...]

Read full article: McEnany, pressed on Trump's accusations ...→
Ex-CIA Director Panetta insists 'legitimate issues' likely behind Biden's Flynn unmasking request

Ex-CIA Director Panetta insists 'legitimate issues' likely behind Biden's Flynn unmasking request

Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told "Bill Hemmer Reports" Friday that then-Vice President Joe Biden's request to "unmask" National Security Adviser desi [...]

Read full article: Ex-CIA Director Panetta insists 'legitim...→
Judge Pirro shocked by Flynn judge's ruling: A stunning 'political hack job'

Judge Pirro shocked by Flynn judge's ruling: A stunning 'political hack job'

Judge Jeanine Pirro on Friday blasted the new ruling by the judge in the Michael Flynn case to bring in outside input on the matter, arguing that the move to e [...]

Read full article: Judge Pirro shocked by Flynn judge's rul...→
Joe Biden Changes Story Again About Michael Flynn: Not Aware of 'Criminal' Investigation

Joe Biden Changes Story Again About Michael Flynn: Not Aware of 'Criminal' Investigation

Joe Biden told MSNBC Thursday he had not been aware of any "criminal investigation" of Michael Flynn; on Tuesday he said he knew about it.

Read full article: Joe Biden Changes Story Again About Mich...→
Brennan: Rand Paul's 'Inane Comments' Show He Has No Understanding of Intelligence Profession

Brennan: Rand Paul's 'Inane Comments' Show He Has No Understanding of Intelligence Profession

Thursday on MSNBC, former CIA Director John Brennan called Sen. Rand Paul's (R-KY) comments criticizing the unmasking of former Trump national security adviser [...]

Read full article: Brennan: Rand Paul's 'Inane Comments' Sh...→

Judge Sullivan Ignores Shocking Record of False Guilty Pleas

We may be slow, we often say, but then again, too, we didn't just fall off the turnip truck. So in respect of Judge Emmet Sullivan's outrage over General Micha [...]

Read full article: Judge Sullivan Ignores Shocking Record o...→
Sen. Paul: Unmasking Flynn a 'Devastating Abuse of Power'

Sen. Paul: Unmasking Flynn a 'Devastating Abuse of Power'

The move for former Vice President Joe Biden and several key top Obama-era intelligence officials to unmask the calls of President Donald Trump's first Nationa [...]

Read full article: Sen. Paul: Unmasking Flynn a 'Devastatin...→
What does unmasking mean? Michael Flynn unmasking by Obama officials takes center stage

What does unmasking mean? Michael Flynn unmasking by Obama officials takes center stage

The Trump campaign has accused Obama officials of improperly using the unmasking process to target Flynn as part of their "witch hunt" against him.

Read full article: What does unmasking mean? Michael Flynn ...→
Biden camp blasts CBS’ Catherine Herridge as ‘partisan, rightwing hack’ after unmasking scoop

Biden camp blasts CBS’ Catherine Herridge as ‘partisan, rightwing hack’ after unmasking scoop

The director of rapid response for Joe Biden’s presidential campaign deleted a tweet Wednesday that slammed CBS News senior investigative correspondent Catheri [...]

Read full article: Biden camp blasts CBS’ Catherine Herridg...→
Gregg Jarrett: Here's the real reason Obama officials targeted Flynn 'with a vengeance'

Gregg Jarrett: Here's the real reason Obama officials targeted Flynn 'with a vengeance'

Obama-era officials involved in the unmasking of former Trump national security adviser Gen. Michael Flynn went after him "with a vengeance" because they knew [...]

Read full article: Gregg Jarrett: Here's the real reason Ob...→
FBI chief Christopher Wray opens internal probe of Michael Flynn case

FBI chief Christopher Wray opens internal probe of Michael Flynn case

The move follows the Justice Department's decision this month to drop its prosecution of Flynn, who pleaded guilty in late 2017 to lying to the FBI. President [...]

Read full article: FBI chief Christopher Wray opens interna...→
Spy chief says he has begun declassification process for Flynn-Kislyak calls

Spy chief says he has begun declassification process for Flynn-Kislyak calls

Acting DNI Richard Grenell has “started the declassification” process of transcripts and reports documenting Michael Flynn’s conversations with the Russian amb [...]

Read full article: Spy chief says he has begun declassifica...→
More than a dozen former Watergate prosecutors urge appeals court not to dismiss Flynn case

More than a dozen former Watergate prosecutors urge appeals court not to dismiss Flynn case

More than a dozen former Watergate prosecutors on Friday urged a federal appeals court to deny an emergency request by Michael Flynn to dismiss his criminal ca [...]

Read full article: More than a dozen former Watergate prose...→
D.C. Circuit Orders Judge Sullivan to Respond to Michael Flynn Petition

D.C. Circuit Orders Judge Sullivan to Respond to Michael Flynn Petition

The D.C. Circuit ordered Judge Emmet G. Sullivan to respond by June 1 to Michael Flynn's petition to have him removed from the case.

Read full article: D.C. Circuit Orders Judge Sullivan to Re...→
Appeals court orders judge in Michael Flynn case to respond to request for removal

Appeals court orders judge in Michael Flynn case to respond to request for removal

A federal appeals court on Thursday ordered the judge overseeing the case against former national security adviser Michael Flynn to respond to a petition from [...]

Read full article: Appeals court orders judge in Michael Fl...→
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Mollie Hemingway: Obama becoming 'chattier' as more is learned about Flynn investigation

Mollie Hemingway: Obama becoming 'chattier' as more is learned about Flynn investigation

The Federalist senior editor Mollie Hemingway told “The Brian Kilmeade Show” on Fox News Radio on Wednesday that former President Barack Obama is “a little bit [...]

Read full article: Mollie Hemingway: Obama becoming 'chatti...→
Marco Rubio: Someone ‘broke the law’ by leaking info on Michael Flynn’s conversations

Marco Rubio: Someone ‘broke the law’ by leaking info on Michael Flynn’s conversations

Sen. Marco Rubio, the new interim chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Wednesday said someone “broke the law” by leaking information about Michael [...]

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Michael Flynn Asks D.C. Circuit to Dismiss Case, Replace Judge

Michael Flynn Asks D.C. Circuit to Dismiss Case, Replace Judge

Michael Flynn is seeking a "writ of mandamus" to compel a federal district court to dismiss the charges against him.

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Cotton supports Senate subpoena of ex-Obama officials: 'Gross abuses of power'

Cotton supports Senate subpoena of ex-Obama officials: 'Gross abuses of power'

Sen. Tom Cotton supports Sen. Lindsey Graham’s move to seek authority to subpoena former Obama officials that were involved in the controversial unmasking of M [...]

Read full article: Cotton supports Senate subpoena of ex-Ob...→
Republicans state attorneys general tell Michael Flynn judge to dismiss case

Republicans state attorneys general tell Michael Flynn judge to dismiss case

A group of 15 Republican state attorneys general late Monday filed a motion calling for a federal judge to drop the case against President Trump’s former Natio [...]

Read full article: Republicans state attorneys general tell...→
2020 Daily Trail Markers: Trump says he was

2020 Daily Trail Markers: Trump says he was "surprised" that Barr doesn't expect investigations into Obama, Biden

Obama and Biden have come under attack by the president and his allies for the "unmaking" of Michael Flynn's identity in 2016 and 2017. All of the officials na [...]

Read full article: 2020 Daily Trail Markers: Trump says he ...→
Doug Schoen: Flynn case – Wrongdoing on both sides. Here's what judge should do now

Doug Schoen: Flynn case – Wrongdoing on both sides. Here's what judge should do now

Michael Flynn’s brief yet controversial roles in Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and as national security adviser  were disasters from the start.  

Read full article: Doug Schoen: Flynn case – Wrongdoing on ...→
Glenn Greenwald rips media over 'double standard' after Biden staffer attacks CBS reporter

Glenn Greenwald rips media over 'double standard' after Biden staffer attacks CBS reporter

The Intercept co-founding Glenn Greenwald slammed the mainstream media on "The Story" Friday for largely remaining silent after one CBS investigative correspon [...]

Read full article: Glenn Greenwald rips media over 'double ...→
Jeff Sessions: Leaking Flynn's 'Unmasked' Name an 'Absolute Crime'

Jeff Sessions: Leaking Flynn's 'Unmasked' Name an 'Absolute Crime'

It's one matter for federal officials to ask for surveillance files to be unmasked, but quite another for the former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, t [...]

Read full article: Jeff Sessions: Leaking Flynn's 'Unmasked...→
Bette Midler Calls Trump 'Mentally Ill' for Demanding ObamaGate Probe

Bette Midler Calls Trump 'Mentally Ill' for Demanding ObamaGate Probe

Actress-singer and leftwing activist Bette Midler is once again lashing out at President Donald Trump, accusing him of being "mentally ill" for calling attenti [...]

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Judge Opposing Flynn Ruled in 2012: 'Abuse of Discretion' Not to Allow Dismissal

Judge Opposing Flynn Ruled in 2012: 'Abuse of Discretion' Not to Allow Dismissal

John Gleeson wants the Michael Flynn prosecution to continue but ruled in 2012 that it would be an "abuse of discretion" to deny a dismissal.

Read full article: Judge Opposing Flynn Ruled in 2012: 'Abu...→
Critics turn up heat on Robert Mueller's special counsel investigation

Critics turn up heat on Robert Mueller's special counsel investigation

Critics of former special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation are turning up the heat amid new revelations in the Justice Department's handling of the Russi [...]

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Trump slams Biden for denying involvement in Flynn case despite ‘unmasking’ list

Trump slams Biden for denying involvement in Flynn case despite ‘unmasking’ list

President Trump is going after 2020 rival Joe Biden for being featured on a list of top officials involved in the “unmasking” of former National Security Advis [...]

Read full article: Trump slams Biden for denying involvemen...→
Trey Gowdy shocked at Flynn case: 'Never seen anything like this' in my legal career

Trey Gowdy shocked at Flynn case: 'Never seen anything like this' in my legal career

In his 20 years serving in the criminal justice system, former House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy said Thursday that he had never seen such blatantl [...]

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Trump calls on Graham to demand Obama testify amid unmasking controversy: ‘Just do it’

Trump calls on Graham to demand Obama testify amid unmasking controversy: ‘Just do it’

President Trump on Thursday pressed Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham to call former President Barack Obama to testify amid new developments s [...]

Read full article: Trump calls on Graham to demand Obama te...→
Obama officials' actions on Flynn unmasking were the 'worst thing since Watergate': former DOJ spokesman

Obama officials' actions on Flynn unmasking were the 'worst thing since Watergate': former DOJ spokesman

Although Democrats and the liberal media argue that the "unmasking" process happens "all the time," former Trump national security adviser Gen. Michael Flynn's [...]

Read full article: Obama officials' actions on Flynn unmask...→
Trump weighs in on unmasking: 'Greatest political crime in the history of our country'

Trump weighs in on unmasking: 'Greatest political crime in the history of our country'

President Trump weighed in Thursday in an interview with Fox Business Network on the former Obama officials -- including former Vice President Joe Biden and fo [...]

Read full article: Trump weighs in on unmasking: 'Greatest ...→
Trey Gowdy reacts to belated FBI 'internal review' of Flynn probe: 'What the hell have they been doing?'

Trey Gowdy reacts to belated FBI 'internal review' of Flynn probe: 'What the hell have they been doing?'

Former House Oversight Committee Chairman and Fox News contributor Trey Gowdy reacted Friday to FBI Director Christopher Wray ordering an internal review of th [...]

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FBI chief Christopher Wray opens internal probe of Michael Flynn case

FBI chief Christopher Wray opens internal probe of Michael Flynn case

The move follows the Justice Department's decision this month to drop its prosecution of Flynn, who pleaded guilty in late 2017 to lying to the FBI. President [...]

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Spy chief says he has begun declassification process for Flynn-Kislyak calls

Spy chief says he has begun declassification process for Flynn-Kislyak calls

Acting DNI Richard Grenell has “started the declassification” process of transcripts and reports documenting Michael Flynn’s conversations with the Russian amb [...]

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FBI Director Wray opens internal investigation into how bureau handled Michael Flynn case

FBI Director Wray opens internal investigation into how bureau handled Michael Flynn case

The FBI announced Friday that Director Chris Wray has ordered an internal review of the handling of the bureau’s investigation into former national security ad [...]

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More than a dozen former Watergate prosecutors urge appeals court not to dismiss Flynn case

More than a dozen former Watergate prosecutors urge appeals court not to dismiss Flynn case

More than a dozen former Watergate prosecutors on Friday urged a federal appeals court to deny an emergency request by Michael Flynn to dismiss his criminal ca [...]

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Schiff calls on outgoing DNI Grenell to declassify Flynn's talks with Russians

Schiff calls on outgoing DNI Grenell to declassify Flynn's talks with Russians

Rep. Adam Schiff called on Acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell to declassify the underlying intelligence reports on former national securi [...]

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D.C. Circuit Orders Judge Sullivan to Respond to Michael Flynn Petition

D.C. Circuit Orders Judge Sullivan to Respond to Michael Flynn Petition

The D.C. Circuit ordered Judge Emmet G. Sullivan to respond by June 1 to Michael Flynn's petition to have him removed from the case.

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Emmet Sullivan ordered by appeals court to respond to request for remo

Emmet Sullivan ordered by appeals court to respond to request for remo

A federal appeals court on Thursday ordered the judge overseeing the case against former national security adviser Michael Flynn to respond to a petition from [...]

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Appeals court orders judge in Michael Flynn case to respond to request for removal

Appeals court orders judge in Michael Flynn case to respond to request for removal

A federal appeals court on Thursday ordered the judge overseeing the case against former national security adviser Michael Flynn to respond to a petition from [...]

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Warner asks intel chief to fork over underlying 'unmasking' intel on Michael Flynn

Warner asks intel chief to fork over underlying 'unmasking' intel on Michael Flynn

It’s not clear whether Republicans will endorse any aspects of Warner’s request, though the Senate intel panel has operated on a relatively bipartisan basis.

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Mollie Hemingway: Obama becoming 'chattier' as more is learned about Flynn investigation

Mollie Hemingway: Obama becoming 'chattier' as more is learned about Flynn investigation

The Federalist senior editor Mollie Hemingway told “The Brian Kilmeade Show” on Fox News Radio on Wednesday that former President Barack Obama is “a little bit [...]

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Susan Rice email shows Comey debated withholding info from Michael Flynn

Susan Rice email shows Comey debated withholding info from Michael Flynn

Then-FBI director James Comey suggested that President Barack Obama might want to keep information about Russia from incoming National Security Advisor Michael [...]

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Marco Rubio: Someone ‘broke the law’ by leaking info on Michael Flynn’s conversations

Marco Rubio: Someone ‘broke the law’ by leaking info on Michael Flynn’s conversations

Sen. Marco Rubio, the new interim chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Wednesday said someone “broke the law” by leaking information about Michael [...]

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Ken Starr calls on Flynn case judge to step aside: 'You've gone too far, you've crossed the bounds'

Ken Starr calls on Flynn case judge to step aside: 'You've gone too far, you've crossed the bounds'

Former Whitewater independent counsel Kenneth Starr told "The Story" Tuesday that U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan is putting his "superb reputation" at risk [...]

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Michael Flynn Asks D.C. Circuit to Dismiss Case, Replace Judge

Michael Flynn Asks D.C. Circuit to Dismiss Case, Replace Judge

Michael Flynn is seeking a "writ of mandamus" to compel a federal district court to dismiss the charges against him.

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Susan Rice email declassified, Comey flagged ‘unusual’ communication with Flynn, Russian ambassador

Susan Rice email declassified, Comey flagged ‘unusual’ communication with Flynn, Russian ambassador

A recently declassified email from President Obama’s National Security Adviser Susan Rice revealed former FBI Director James Comey warned Mr. Obama against the [...]

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Cotton supports Senate subpoena of ex-Obama officials: 'Gross abuses of power'

Cotton supports Senate subpoena of ex-Obama officials: 'Gross abuses of power'

Sen. Tom Cotton supports Sen. Lindsey Graham’s move to seek authority to subpoena former Obama officials that were involved in the controversial unmasking of M [...]

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump, GOP distortion on Flynn; virus fiction

AP FACT CHECK: Trump, GOP distortion on Flynn; virus fiction

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his GOP allies are misrepresenting the facts behind the legal case of former national security adviser Michael Fly [...]

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Republicans state attorneys general tell Michael Flynn judge to dismiss case

Republicans state attorneys general tell Michael Flynn judge to dismiss case

A group of 15 Republican state attorneys general late Monday filed a motion calling for a federal judge to drop the case against President Trump’s former Natio [...]

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Senate Republicans take major steps toward full-scale probe of FBI misconduct in Trump-Russia investigation

Senate Republicans take major steps toward full-scale probe of FBI misconduct in Trump-Russia investigation

After weeks of bombshell revelations highlighting apparent FBI misconduct in the cases of former Trump aide Carter Page and former National Security Adviser Mi [...]

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2020 Daily Trail Markers: Trump says he was

2020 Daily Trail Markers: Trump says he was "surprised" that Barr doesn't expect investigations into Obama, Biden

Obama and Biden have come under attack by the president and his allies for the "unmaking" of Michael Flynn's identity in 2016 and 2017. All of the officials na [...]

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Trump's childish tactics won't fly in the Flynn case | Opinion

Trump's childish tactics won't fly in the Flynn case | Opinion

Despite their cries of "I'm rubber, you're glue," it is President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr who are violating the separation of powers in [...]

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Doug Schoen: Flynn case – Wrongdoing on both sides. Here's what judge should do now

Doug Schoen: Flynn case – Wrongdoing on both sides. Here's what judge should do now

Michael Flynn’s brief yet controversial roles in Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and as national security adviser  were disasters from the start.  

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Sen. Rand Paul says 'two dozen Obama' officials seeking to 'unmask' Flynn is 'crazy', calls for reform

Sen. Rand Paul says 'two dozen Obama' officials seeking to 'unmask' Flynn is 'crazy', calls for reform

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., on Saturday called the requests for "unmasking" Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn by a large number of Obama officials "crazy" and called for refor [...]

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Glenn Greenwald rips media over 'double standard' after Biden staffer attacks CBS reporter

Glenn Greenwald rips media over 'double standard' after Biden staffer attacks CBS reporter

The Intercept co-founding Glenn Greenwald slammed the mainstream media on "The Story" Friday for largely remaining silent after one CBS investigative correspon [...]

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McEnany, pressed on Trump's accusations of Obama administration crimes, points to Flynn leaks

McEnany, pressed on Trump's accusations of Obama administration crimes, points to Flynn leaks

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany pointed to the leaking in 2017 of the existence of conversations between former national security adviser Michael [...]

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Ex-CIA Director Panetta insists 'legitimate issues' likely behind Biden's Flynn unmasking request

Ex-CIA Director Panetta insists 'legitimate issues' likely behind Biden's Flynn unmasking request

Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told "Bill Hemmer Reports" Friday that then-Vice President Joe Biden's request to "unmask" National Security Adviser desi [...]

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Jeff Sessions: Leaking Flynn's 'Unmasked' Name an 'Absolute Crime'

Jeff Sessions: Leaking Flynn's 'Unmasked' Name an 'Absolute Crime'

It's one matter for federal officials to ask for surveillance files to be unmasked, but quite another for the former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, t [...]

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Judge Pirro shocked by Flynn judge's ruling: A stunning 'political hack job'

Judge Pirro shocked by Flynn judge's ruling: A stunning 'political hack job'

Judge Jeanine Pirro on Friday blasted the new ruling by the judge in the Michael Flynn case to bring in outside input on the matter, arguing that the move to e [...]

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Bette Midler Calls Trump 'Mentally Ill' for Demanding ObamaGate Probe

Bette Midler Calls Trump 'Mentally Ill' for Demanding ObamaGate Probe

Actress-singer and leftwing activist Bette Midler is once again lashing out at President Donald Trump, accusing him of being "mentally ill" for calling attenti [...]

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Joe Biden Changes Story Again About Michael Flynn: Not Aware of 'Criminal' Investigation

Joe Biden Changes Story Again About Michael Flynn: Not Aware of 'Criminal' Investigation

Joe Biden told MSNBC Thursday he had not been aware of any "criminal investigation" of Michael Flynn; on Tuesday he said he knew about it.

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Judge Opposing Flynn Ruled in 2012: 'Abuse of Discretion' Not to Allow Dismissal

Judge Opposing Flynn Ruled in 2012: 'Abuse of Discretion' Not to Allow Dismissal

John Gleeson wants the Michael Flynn prosecution to continue but ruled in 2012 that it would be an "abuse of discretion" to deny a dismissal.

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Brennan: Rand Paul's 'Inane Comments' Show He Has No Understanding of Intelligence Profession

Brennan: Rand Paul's 'Inane Comments' Show He Has No Understanding of Intelligence Profession

Thursday on MSNBC, former CIA Director John Brennan called Sen. Rand Paul's (R-KY) comments criticizing the unmasking of former Trump national security adviser [...]

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Critics turn up heat on Robert Mueller's special counsel investigation

Critics turn up heat on Robert Mueller's special counsel investigation

Critics of former special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation are turning up the heat amid new revelations in the Justice Department's handling of the Russi [...]

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Judge Sullivan Ignores Shocking Record of False Guilty Pleas

We may be slow, we often say, but then again, too, we didn't just fall off the turnip truck. So in respect of Judge Emmet Sullivan's outrage over General Micha [...]

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Trump slams Biden for denying involvement in Flynn case despite ‘unmasking’ list

Trump slams Biden for denying involvement in Flynn case despite ‘unmasking’ list

President Trump is going after 2020 rival Joe Biden for being featured on a list of top officials involved in the “unmasking” of former National Security Advis [...]

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Sen. Paul: Unmasking Flynn a 'Devastating Abuse of Power'

Sen. Paul: Unmasking Flynn a 'Devastating Abuse of Power'

The move for former Vice President Joe Biden and several key top Obama-era intelligence officials to unmask the calls of President Donald Trump's first Nationa [...]

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Trey Gowdy shocked at Flynn case: 'Never seen anything like this' in my legal career

Trey Gowdy shocked at Flynn case: 'Never seen anything like this' in my legal career

In his 20 years serving in the criminal justice system, former House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy said Thursday that he had never seen such blatantl [...]

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What does unmasking mean? Michael Flynn unmasking by Obama officials takes center stage

What does unmasking mean? Michael Flynn unmasking by Obama officials takes center stage

The Trump campaign has accused Obama officials of improperly using the unmasking process to target Flynn as part of their "witch hunt" against him.

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Trump calls on Graham to demand Obama testify amid unmasking controversy: ‘Just do it’

Trump calls on Graham to demand Obama testify amid unmasking controversy: ‘Just do it’

President Trump on Thursday pressed Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham to call former President Barack Obama to testify amid new developments s [...]

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Biden camp blasts CBS’ Catherine Herridge as ‘partisan, rightwing hack’ after unmasking scoop

Biden camp blasts CBS’ Catherine Herridge as ‘partisan, rightwing hack’ after unmasking scoop

The director of rapid response for Joe Biden’s presidential campaign deleted a tweet Wednesday that slammed CBS News senior investigative correspondent Catheri [...]

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Obama officials' actions on Flynn unmasking were the 'worst thing since Watergate': former DOJ spokesman

Obama officials' actions on Flynn unmasking were the 'worst thing since Watergate': former DOJ spokesman

Although Democrats and the liberal media argue that the "unmasking" process happens "all the time," former Trump national security adviser Gen. Michael Flynn's [...]

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Gregg Jarrett: Here's the real reason Obama officials targeted Flynn 'with a vengeance'

Gregg Jarrett: Here's the real reason Obama officials targeted Flynn 'with a vengeance'

Obama-era officials involved in the unmasking of former Trump national security adviser Gen. Michael Flynn went after him "with a vengeance" because they knew [...]

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Trump weighs in on unmasking: 'Greatest political crime in the history of our country'

Trump weighs in on unmasking: 'Greatest political crime in the history of our country'

President Trump weighed in Thursday in an interview with Fox Business Network on the former Obama officials -- including former Vice President Joe Biden and fo [...]

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