Political office to be set up in White House, Reuters reports

Why is a political office allowed in the White House? The new office, created to fight Trump's many corruption charges, will be staffed by Jared Kushner, Steve Bannon, and Trump's former campaign manager:

"Corey Lewandowski, Trump’s former campaign manager, is also expected to be part of the effort. Lewandowski, who has been seen in the White House recently, could join the administration as early as next week, a source close to him said."

Kushner Investigated for Secret Meetings with Russian Officials, Banks

Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of Donald Trump and the president's senior advisor, is being questioned today about his role in secretly meeting or arranging meetings with top Russian officials and bank officers, the New York Times reports:

Trump Campaign and Justice Department at War

"Off with their heads!" he shouted. Well, not yet. But the next step in the Trump racket's disembodiment of the U.S. Justice system is to get rid of all U.S. attorneys who might threaten or investigate them. NPR story: u-s-attorney-preet-bharara-fired-after-refusing-to-resign

Russia Looks to Rebuild its Empire With U.S. Corrupt Leadership Help

A summary from “The Trouble with Russia” by Massimo Calabresi and Simon Shuster in Time Magazine.

Russians planned a coup in Montenegro on its election day last October, which was foiled by the police. Why Montenegro? If the tiny country joins NATO, then that organization would control nearly every Mediterranean port north of the Bosporus. Russia desperately needs such a port in order to regain competitiveness in the current low-priced oil market.
Russia runs on oil, and with oil prices low, Russia’s economy has fallen to less than Italy’s. Looking west and north to rebuild its empire, there have been renewed attacks in Ukraine this year. Military threats are joined with propaganda and government destabilization in Serbia, Estonia, and other Eastern European counties. And they are fomenting unrest in Germany, France and Hungary. Britain and the U.S. too? Yes.
Closed door debates in the U.S. center on whether to trade Eastern Europe to Russia in return for help against ISIS and Chi…

Trump Talks About his Close Relationship with Putin, 2013

In this video interview with Shaun King from 2013, President Trump talks about his close relationship with Putin.

US Voting System, Including Machines, are Easily Hackable, Scientific American Says

According to Scientific American: “It is entirely possible for an adversary to hack American computerized voting systems directly and select the next commander in chief.”

Intelligence Dossier on Trump-Russia Connection Corroborated

Today, multiple current and former US law enforcement and intelligence officials tell CNN that some of the information collected by the British intelligence agent is true: