First it was news of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton claiming Most Admired status – again – for the tenth time in just as many years. What a crushing blow to his fantastical ego. That was two days ago and instantly, the news swept through the airwaves and social media platforms. Hillary and Barack fans cheered while he sulked at his Mar-a-Lago estate. It was a piercing reminder that he – the President of the United States – could not make the cover of Time and could not claim the Gallup’s prestigious title. The hurrahs for his two arch enemies dug into his psyche like eagle claws. The news all but drowned out Donald’s Big and Only Win at the close of Congress.
Originally posted on Hillary Clinton Speeches: On Tuesday afternoon, Hillary Clinton was a guest of the Women for Women International Luncheon in New York City. During the event, Clinton had a conversation with Christiane Amanpour. The two discussed a number of issues including the Donald Trump administration, a potential conflict with North Korea, and the 2016…
One of the more puzzling questions in this political universe of odd affairs has to do with what’s called the Steele Dossier and when US officials knew about its existence.
This packet of information from Christopher Steele, a former spy with Britain’s M16 agency, contains 35 pages of data gleaned from his Russian sources over a six month period extending from June through December 2016.
The dossier is the key to #RussiaGate and all that term encompasses. Its many allegations – some confirmed and others under investigation – trace a connection between Donald Trump and key players in his campaign and Russian actors. It records alleged attempts by the Russian state to deliberately harm the presidential bid of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. According to Steele’s sources, the black op was coordinated, paid and enacted by the Kremlin and Trump campaign staff. Continue reading “The Steele Dossier: Who Knew And When”→