- Some White House insiders and close associates of President Donald Trump have expressed concern about Trump’s behavior of late.
- Ongoing feuds with members of his own party have isolated Trump as he struggles to implement his agenda.
- Trump’s public fights on social media have only grown more intense including with members of his own party.
- Trump has reportedly found himself isolated in a White House that’s far more subdued under the direction of chief of staff John Kelly.
A cadre of White House insiders and close associates of President Donald Trump have painted a grim picture of an increasingly volatile Trump, who in the last few weeks has found himself at the center of near-constant battles that have frequently spilled out into the public.
Continue reading White House insiders paint a grim picture of Trump’s increasingly volatile behavior
The FBI on Wednesday said it is offering $5 million for information leading to the arrest of the head of a drug cartel in Mexico’s Sinaloa state.
Fausto Isidro Meza-Flores, also known as “El Chapo Isidro,” was charged in a federal indictment on narcotics and firearm violations.
Continue reading FBI arrests Fausto Isidro Meza-Flores, who allegedly leads the Meza-Flores drug cartel in Mexico’s Sinaloa state
A key House committee investigating an opposition-research dossier containing salacious details on Donald Trump has reportedly subpoenaed personally the heads of both the FBI and the Justice Department over their agencies’ noncooperation with the panel’s previous efforts.
Continue reading Gowdy says FBI, Justice Department not cooperating on Trump dossier: ‘We got nothing’
Geriatric gangster John “Sonny’’ Franzese — the oldest guest of the federal prison system — is a free man at the age of 100.
The Colombo family underboss was rolled out of the Federal Medical Center in Massachusetts in a wheelchair Friday and headed to the home of his daughter in Brooklyn, Newsday reported.
At the age of 93, he was sentenced to eight years in prison for shaking down the Hustler and Penthouse strip clubs in Manhattan.
Continue reading 100-year-old crime boss beats the odds, is released from prison
A former FBI agent with more than two decades of service told Business Insider in a recent interview that they believed Fran Townsend, President George W. Bush’s homeland security adviser, would be a great choice for the bureau’s next director.
The former agent, who spoke on background to provide their candid thoughts on the fallout of President Donald Trump’s bombshell firing of FBI Director James Comey last week, said Townsend would check off a lot of boxes for Trump.
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“We have nothing to do with that.”
Vladimir Putin was put on the spot by an American reporter in Russia last night, asked to comment about US president Donald Trump’s abrupt firing of FBI chief James Comey the day before. Given the controversy about alleged Russian meddling in the recent US election—the subject of a high-profile FBI investigation—it was a fair question to ask the Russian leader.
Continue reading Vladimir Putin is having a late career resurgence—in the hockey rink
A US Senate panel investigating Russian interference in last year’s election has issued a rare formal demand for documents from President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser.
Michael Flynn has failed to voluntarily co-operate with the investigation, the Senate Intelligence Committee says.
Continue reading Trump-Russia investigation: Michael Flynn ordered to hand over papers