US Politics in Trump era Public date: 14.11.2019 12:15:01

26 Jul 2019

Congress Needs to Pick Up Where Robert Mueller Left Off

Last week, CNN published an explosive story related to the Trump-Russia case that raised important new questions about ties between Julian Assange, WikiLeaks, and Russia. The report said that CNN had obtained hundreds of pages of surveillance reports compiled for the Ecuadorian government by a Spanish security company, which showed that Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, received “in-person deliveries, potentially of hacked materials related to the 2016 U.S. election, during a series of suspicious meetings” while he lived in the Ecuadorian embassy in London.
Last week, CNN published an explosive story related to the Trump-Russia case that raised important new questions about...
21 Apr 2018

Democratic Party files lawsuit alleging Russia, the Trump campaign and WikiLeaks conspired to disrupt the 2016 campaign

The Democratic National Committee filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit  Friday against the Russian government, the Trump campaign and the WikiLeaks organization alleging a far-reaching conspiracy to disrupt the 2016 campaign and tilt the election to Donald Trump.
The Democratic National Committee filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit  Friday against the Russian government,...
28 Feb 2018

Roger Stone’s Secret Messages with WikiLeaks

Private Twitter messages obtained by The Atlantic show that Stone and WikiLeaks, a radical-transparency group, communicated directly on October 13, 2016—and that WikiLeaks sought to keep its channel to Stone open after Trump won the election. The existence of the secret correspondence marks yet another strange twist in the White House’s rapidly swelling Russia scandal.
Private Twitter messages obtained by The Atlantic show that Stone and WikiLeaks, a radical-transparency group,...
17 Nov 2017

We Knew Julian Assange Hated Clinton. We Didn’t Know He Was Secretly Advising Trump.

While WikiLeaks has undoubtedly facilitated the release of information that is both true and important, it is Assange’s Trump-like willingness to traffic in such unsubstantiated rumors, conspiracy theories, and innuendo not supported by evidence that undermines his claim to be a disinterested publisher, not a political operative.
While WikiLeaks has undoubtedly facilitated the release of information that is both true...
15 Nov 2017

Donald Trump Jr communicated with WikiLeaks during final stages of election

Donald Trump Jr, the eldest son of the US president, was in direct communication with WikiLeaks in the crucial final stages of the 2016 presidential election, a new leak of private correspondence from inside the Trump circle reveals.
Donald Trump Jr, the eldest son of the US president, was in direct communication with WikiLeaks in the crucial...
16 Apr 2017

Trump’s CIA Director Pompeo, Targeting WikiLeaks, Explicitly Threatens Speech and Press Freedoms

Trump’s CIA Director stood up in public and explicitly threatened to target free speech rights and press freedoms, and it was almost impossible to find even a single U.S. mainstream journalist expressing objections or alarm, because the targets Pompeo chose in this instance are ones they dislike – much the way that many are willing to overlook or even sanction free speech repression if the targeted ideas or speakers are sufficiently unpopular.
Trump’s CIA Director stood up in public and explicitly threatened to target free speech rights...

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15 Dec 2016

Here’s the Public Evidence Russia Hacked the DNC – It’s Not Enough

It's impossible to present the evidence that Russia hacked the DNC without using words like "possibly," "appears," "connects," and "indicates." We should also bear in mind that private security firm CrowdStrike’s frequently cited findings of Russian responsibility were essentially paid for by the DNC, who contracted their services in June. It’s highly unusual for evidence of a crime to be assembled on the victim’s dime. If we’re going to blame the Russian government for disrupting our presidential election - easily construed as an act of war — we need to be damn sure of every single shred of evidence. Guesswork and assumption could be disastrous.
It's impossible to present the evidence that Russia hacked the DNC without using words like "possibly," "appears,"...
15 Dec 2016

NSA Chief: WikiLeaks Hacks of Democrats’ Emails Were a “Conscious Effort by a Nation-State”

The WikiLeaks release of internal emails from the Democratic National Committee and the Hillary Clinton campaign constituted a "conscious effort by a nation-state to attempt to achieve a specific effect," the head of the National Security Agency said Tuesday.
The WikiLeaks release of internal emails from the Democratic National Committee and the Hillary Clinton campaign...

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12 Nov 2016

How the Hillary Clinton campaign deliberately “elevated” Donald Trump with its “pied piper” strategy

An email recently released by the whistleblowing organization WikiLeaks shows how the Clinton campaign and Democratic Party bear direct responsibility for propelling the bigoted billionaire to the White House. In its self-described “pied piper” strategy, the Clinton campaign proposed intentionally cultivating extreme right-wing presidential candidates, hoping to turn them into the new “mainstream of  the Republican Party” in order to try to increase Clinton’s chances of winning.
An email recently released by the whistleblowing organization WikiLeaks shows how the Clinton campaign and Democratic...

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9 Nov 2016

Assange Defends WikiLeaks Against Allegations It’s Interfering In US Election

Julian Assange released a statement Tuesday pushing back on accusations that WikiLeaks is interfering in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. "Our organization defends the public’s right to be informed," Assange wrote in the statement published on WikiLeaks' website. "This is why, irrespective of the outcome of the 2016 US Presidential election, the real victor is the US public which is better informed as a result of our work."
Julian Assange released a statement Tuesday pushing back on accusations that WikiLeaks is interfering in the 2016 U.S....

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6 Nov 2016

Clinton foundation admits receiving $1mn donation from Qatar that it previously hid

On the heels of damning WikiLeaks revelations, the Clinton Foundation has confirmed allegations that it received a $1 million ‘gift’ from Qatar without telling the State Department, breaking a signed agreement requiring it to reveal all foreign donations.
On the heels of damning WikiLeaks revelations, the Clinton Foundation has confirmed allegations that it received a $1...
5 Nov 2016

Leaked Deutsche Bank Speech Shows Clinton Asking Wall Street To Police Itself, Supporting US Pivot To Asia

Clinton’s October 2014 speech to Deutsche Bank was leaked as part of WikiLeaks’ archive of John Podesta’s Gmail account, revealing more of the nominee’s agenda for the financial sector and global affairs.
Clinton’s October 2014 speech to Deutsche Bank was leaked as part of WikiLeaks’ archive of John Podesta’s Gmail...

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29 Oct 2016

2006 Audio Emerges of Hillary Clinton Proposing Rigging Palestine Election

Unearthed tape captures then Senator musing that US should have 'done something'. On September 5, 2006, Eli Chomsky was an editor and staff writer for the Jewish Press, and Hillary Clinton was running for a shoo-in re-election as a U.S. senator. Her trip making the rounds of editorial boards brought her to Brooklyn to meet the editorial board of the Jewish Press.
Unearthed tape captures then Senator musing that US should have 'done something'. On September 5, 2006, Eli Chomsky was...
27 Oct 2016

Donations to Foundation Vexed Hillary Clinton’s Aides, Emails Show

A new release by WikiLeaks reveals how efforts to limit potential conflicts led to infighting among advisers in the years before Mrs. Clinton announced her 2016 candidacy. One top aide to Mr. Clinton, Douglas J. Band, noted in an email that the former president had received personal income from some foundation donors and “gets many expensive gifts from them.”
A new release by WikiLeaks reveals how efforts to limit potential conflicts led to infighting among advisers in the...

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26 Oct 2016

‘We Need to Clean This Up’: Clinton Aide’s Newly Public Email Shows Concern

The latest hacked emails from WikiLeaks highlight how the news that Hillary Clinton used a private server sent the White House and her campaign scrambling. The release also followed months of Republican arguments that the Obama administration had coordinated with the Clinton campaign to limit the damage from the emails, up to and including the Justice Department’s decision this summer not to prosecute her.
The latest hacked emails from WikiLeaks highlight how the news that Hillary Clinton used a private server sent the White...

Agencies Clashed on Classification of Clinton Email, Inquiry Shows

Newly released documents include discussion of a possible “quid pro quo” to settle a dispute between the State Department and the F.B.I. over the classification of one of Mrs. Clinton’s emails.
Newly released documents include discussion of a possible “quid pro quo” to settle a dispute between the State...
18 Oct 2016

What Clinton gets so wrong about Israel-Palestine

Hillary Clinton believes that the façade of an Israeli-Palestinian peace process is preferable to no peace process at all, we learned this week from the presidential candidate’s private emails, hacked by Russia and published by WikiLeaks.
Hillary Clinton believes that the façade of an Israeli-Palestinian peace process is preferable to no peace...

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18 Oct 2016

WikiLeaks: Assange’s internet ‘severed’ by state actor

WikiLeaks says that founder Julian Assange's internet access has been cut by an unidentified state actor. The whistle-blowing organisation said on Twitter on Monday that they have activated their "contingency plans" after its co-founder's internet service was intentionally cut off.
WikiLeaks says that founder Julian Assange's internet access has been cut by an unidentified state actor. The...
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17 Oct 2016

Hillary Clinton Liked Covert Action if It Stayed Covert, Transcript Shows

Addressing a Goldman Sachs event in 2013, in one of the speeches that WikiLeaks published on Saturday, Mrs. Clinton gave a tough-minded, realpolitik  answer to the question of how to handle a problem like Syria. If the  best chance of success was to act secretly inside that country, she made clear, she had no problem doing that.
Addressing a Goldman Sachs event in 2013, in one of the speeches that WikiLeaks published on Saturday, Mrs....
16 Oct 2016

Aide Planted Anti-Bank Comments in One Paid Clinton Speech to Throw Reporters Off the Scent

A top aide calculatingly inserted a passage critical of the financial industry into one of Hillary Clinton’s many highly-paid speeches  to big banks, “precisely for the purpose of having something we could show people if ever asked what she was saying behind closed doors for two years to all those fat cats,” he wrote in an email  posted by Wikileaks.
A top aide calculatingly inserted a passage critical of the financial industry into one of Hillary Clinton’s many...
14 Oct 2016

On WikiLeaks, Journalism, and Privacy: Reporting on the Podesta Archive is an Easy Call

Glenn points out the hypocrisy of both Republicans and Democrats who have supported Wikileaks in times it advanced their agenda. He also puts out 5 principals for reporting on leaked material pointing out that once the leak is out the Journalist has a duty in reporting on what matters to the public
Glenn points out the hypocrisy of both Republicans and Democrats who have supported Wikileaks in times it advanced their...
14 Oct 2016

The long history of the U.S. interfering with elections elsewhere

What happened long before Russia hacked the DNC's emails. While the days of its worst behavior are long behind it, the United States does have a well-documented history of interfering and sometimes interrupting the workings of democracies elsewhere. It has occupied and intervened militarily in a whole swath of countries in the Caribbean and Latin America and fomented coups against democratically elected populists.
What happened long before Russia hacked the DNC's emails. While the days of its worst behavior are long behind it, the...

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9 Oct 2016

Emails show Clinton crafted BDS letter for pro-Israel donors, as counter to her support for Iran deal

Latest Democratic Party emails published by Wikileaks show Clinton campaign aides bending over backwards to please the Israel lobby and big pro-Israel donors, to balance her support for the Iran deal.
Latest Democratic Party emails published by Wikileaks show Clinton campaign aides bending over backwards to please the...

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8 Oct 2016

Hillary Clinton to Jewish donors” I’ll be better for Israel than Obama

A series of emails released by Wikileaks shows Hillary Clinton pandering to the wealthy Jewish donors on the Iran issue and BDS. She is saying that she will be better for Israel than Obama, but different people seem to understand this differently.
A series of emails released by Wikileaks shows Hillary Clinton pandering to the wealthy Jewish donors on the Iran issue...

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16 Sep 2016

Trade in Services Agreement

According to World Bank figures services comprise around 75% of the EU economy, 80% of the US economy and the majority of economies of most countries. The global economy is shifting towards a service-oriented economy. Cross-border trade in services for around 13% of the global GDP in 2015; for the EU twice that figure (around 24% of its total GDP). But it is not just these numbers alone that prove that the TiSA negotiations deserve a much higher attention in the public discussion than they currently have.
According to World Bank figures services comprise around 75% of the EU economy, 80% of the US economy and the majority...
15 Aug 2016

Wikileaks Ties Hillary To Pedophile Sex Trafficker

The link here is between an attorney Roy Black, who represented Jeffery Epstein, accused of trafficking under aged girls for sex with himself and powerful friends including Bill Clinton. They fail to mention that he is also a friend of Donald Trump.
The link here is between an attorney Roy Black, who represented Jeffery Epstein, accused of trafficking under aged girls...

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10 Aug 2016

Wikileaks confirms Hillary sold weapons to ISIS

The weapons were actually sold to Qatar with the intention to topple Qadafi and fight Assad in Syria. However Hillary denied publicly about the shipment of these weapons. - No WikiLeaks e-mails confirm that Hillary Clinton directly and knowingly "sold weapons to ISIS."
The weapons were actually sold to Qatar with the intention to topple Qadafi and fight Assad in Syria. However Hillary...
4 Aug 2016

Hillary Clinton’s Connection to ISIS Revealed by WikiLeaks, Followed by Media Blackout

This latest revelation from Wikileaks reveals that Hillary Clinton was a director of, and received over $100,000 from, French industrial giant Lafarge, which was recently exposed as secretly sponsoring the Islamic State for profit. Documents obtained by several journalistic investigations reveal that Lafarge has paid taxes to the terror group to operate its cement plant in Syria, and even bought Isis oil for years
This latest revelation from Wikileaks reveals that Hillary Clinton was a director of, and received over $100,000 from,...
4 Aug 2016

Julian Assange says “1,700 emails in Hillary Clinton’s collection” proves she sold weapons to ISIS in Syria | Pamela Geller

The headline isn't supported by the content. The video from Julian Assange basically says that the invasion of Libya led to the occupation of ISIS in Libya which then in turn shipped arms to Syria
The headline isn't supported by the content. The video from Julian Assange basically says that the invasion of Libya led...
29 Jul 2016

DNC Betrayal of Bernie Sanders campaign Worse Than Thought

The DNC was trying to hide the details of the fundraising deal they struck with Hillary bill Clinton; Clinton would do joint fundraising gigs with state democratic parties across the country and allow states to keep only a tiny fraction of the money raised. David Pakman discusses this.The David Pakman Show is a...
The DNC was trying to hide the details of the fundraising deal they struck with Hillary bill Clinton; Clinton would do...

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27 Jul 2016

Chris Hedges and Robert Reich Debate the Future of the Progressive Movement

Hedges and Reich debate the choice for this election. Reich argues that we need to elect Clinton and work to build a third party in the next 4 years and Hedges thinks we need to support the Green party now since both candidates are equally disasterous. Great debate.
Hedges and Reich debate the choice for this election. Reich argues that we need to elect Clinton and work to build a...
15 Jul 2016

Leaked Data Reveals How the U.S. Trains Vast Numbers of Foreign Soldiers and Police With Little Oversight

An investigation mining diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks shows the shadowy network used to train 200,000 foreign security personnel every year.
An investigation mining diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks shows the shadowy network used to train 200,000 foreign...
1 Jan 2016

Julian Assange Suggests Seth Rich – Who Was MURDERED in DC – Was Wikileaks DNC Source!

Reportedly Seth Rich who worked for the DNC and who was murdered in DC was on his way to the FBI to talk about an "ongoing court case", possibly involving the Clinton family. Julian Assange in a round about way suggesting that their sources are at risk.
Reportedly Seth Rich who worked for the DNC and who was murdered in DC was on his way to the FBI to talk about an...

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