Monthly Archives: May, 2019

Robert Mueller doesn’t want to testify, but will he succeed in heading off a subpoena?

Robert Mueller made perfectly clear when he delivered his first public statement in more than two years is that he has no desire for a repeat performance before Congress — but will he have a choice?

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AIDS Activists Want Lower Drug Prices. Now!

AZT, the first HIV drug, came to market in 1987, it cost $10,000 a year. That price makes Peter Staley laugh today. “It sounds quaint and cheap now, but $10,000 a year at that time was the highest price ever set for any drug in history,” he says. NPR

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Trump assails ‘totally conflicted’ Robert Mueller

President Donald Trump has launched a fierce personal attack on former special counsel Robert Mueller, describing him as “totally conflicted”. He said the man who led the inquiry into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 US election had “wanted to be the FBI director, and I said ‘no’”.

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Donald Trump ‘may’ meet Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage

Donald Trump has said he “may” meet Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage and Conservative MP Boris Johnson during next week’s state visit to the UK. The US president described them as “friends” and “good guys”.

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Trey Gowdy slams ‘wannabe senator’ Adam Schiff for opposing declassification of Russia probe documents

Former Republican congressman Trey Gowdy slammed the media and Rep. Adam Schiff as “an overtly ambitious partisan wannabe senator from California” for protesting Attorney General Bill Barr’s move to declassify documents related to the probe of the Trump campaign.

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Democrats outraged after McConnell vows to fill any Supreme Court vacancy in 2020

Democrats are livid after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., stated that Republicans would confirm a new Supreme Court justice in 2020 if given the chance, despite refusing to do so when Barack Obama was president during the last presidential election.

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DNC ups thresholds for upcoming primary debates, making it harder for candidates to qualify

The Democratic National Committee is making it more difficult for presidential candidates to qualify for the third and fourth round of primary debates. The doubling of the thresholds comes as some of the White House hopefuls still gunning to make the first and second rounds of debates – being held in late June and late July – …

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Mike Pompeo: China stole US secrets and made its military lethal

America was late to the game—and is now paying the price because ChinaOpens a New Window., the world’s second largest and powerful economyOpens a New Window. behind the U.S., was able to take advantage by stealing secrets from some of the nation’s most critical businesses, including the U.S. governmentOpens a New Window..

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Mueller’s office shoots down key claim in Michael Wolff’s new book ‘Siege’

Controversial author Michael Wolff’s upcoming book, “Siege: Trump Under Fire,” reportedly claims that Robert Mueller drew up an obstruction of justice indictment against President Trump – but a spokesman for Mueller says the claim is wildly inaccurate.

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Cummings fights ‘baseless’ allegations against wife’s non-profit agency

Oh how they hate it when they are exposed….House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings is fighting back against allegations that his wife’s nonprofit organization violated its tax-exempt status and posed a potential conflict-of-interest with the work of his congressional panel.

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