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The president ordered the release of FBI files related to the 2017 application for a FISA warrant to spy on Carter Page.
So, here’s how three different news outlets played the story:
NPR – Trump Orders Declassification Of FBI Documents Sought By House Republicans
New York Post –Trump says order to release FBI files may be ‘crowning achievement’
CNN – Trump inflames war on Justice Dept. by declassifying Russia docs
Apparently there’s no wrath like a Scarborough scorned. Trump’s former go to guy now seems to suffer from Morning Joe derangement syndrome. He honored the 9/11 anniversary in his Washington Post column by insisting Trump is worse than the terrorists .
Paranoia strikes deep in the Trump White House. But maybe there really is something resembling a deep state embedded in the government.
It appears we now have a Deep Throat of the Deep State. An anonymous op-ed writer in the NYT claims he leads a cabal within in the administration that thwarts Trump’s worst impulses. Or, put another way, they thwart the will of the voters who elected him.
Republican Senator Ben Sasse pondered the president’s paranoia on Hugh Hewitt’s radio show, “I don’t understand the morality of why anyone would write the piece, because it seems pretty obvious to me that what it’s going to do is foster more paranoia.”
Self proclaimed liberal feminist lawyer Lisa Blatt introduced her friend Brett Kavanaugh yesterday. And Senate Judiciary members finally got around to asking him questions. And Judge Kavanaugh’s answers seemed reasonable enough.
He insisted he judges cases only on the merits, the Constitution and precedent.
But that’s just the thing that drives most Democrats crazy says Seth Lipsky in the NY Sun. He claims, “that’s because they know the only thing that can stop them is a constitutionally conservative court.””
Democrats are trying to keep their impeachment hopes under the radar. For example, Jimmy Carter’s not talking about it and he says you shouldn’t either. Besides, other Democratic leaders like Nancy Pelosi worry impeachment talk could backfire.
But former Labor Secretary Robert Reich has a different approach. He doesn’t want impeachment talk either. In fact he doesn’t want Trump impeached at all.
He wants the election annulled.