August 2017

CNN: Trump retweets Fox News story containing classified info

Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump's retweet of a Fox News story claiming US satellites detected North Korea moving anti-ship cruise missiles to a patrol boat is raising eyebrows on Tuesday after US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley indicated that the information in the report is classified and was leaked.

"I can't talk about anything that's classified and if that's in the newspaper that's a shame," Haley said Tuesday on "Fox and Friends" when asked about the story that cites two anonymous sources.

USA Today: Special counsel Robert Mueller's grand jury raises stakes in Russia investigation

WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller is reportedly tapping a federal grand jury in Washington, a sign the federal investigation into Russia's interference in the presidential election is intensifying and could go on for many months or years. 

The move would give Mueller, a former FBI director, broad authority to subpoena documents and compel witnesses to testify under oath.

The Hill: Dem hits White House aide's 'un-American' Statue of Liberty argument

Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif). is firing back at White House policy aide Stephen Miller’s comments on immigration, calling them "unAmerican."

“The unAmerican remarks by Stephen Miller on the Statue of Liberty suggests that when he says Make America Great Again, he means the 1800s,” Lieu tweeted late Wednesday.

Miller at a White House briefing earlier Wednesday defended an immigration plan backed by President Trump that would limit immigration. The measure would favor a “merit-based” immigration system over the current priority given to those with family ties to the U.S.

Politicus USA: Dem Congressman Delivers Devastating Trump Takedown: ‘We Have A Weak President’

Democratic Rep. Ted Lieu, one of the most outspoken critics of Donald Trump, was back at it again on Wednesday, hitting the president for being weak and having absolutely no respect, both at home or abroad.

In an interview with MSNBC’s Chris Hayes, Lieu teed off on Trump for whining about the new Russia sanctions, saying Moscow is quickly learning what those in the U.S. have known for awhile: This president is weak and has very little influence.