The two Ukraine scandals converge in one key respect. Trump has leaned hard on a dubious argument: That he was interested in getting dirt on Biden not for his own political gain, but simply because he couldn’t stand to see anybody get away with political corruption.
Adding to ISIS momentum. Mattis on MTP: “If we don't keep the pressure on, then ISIS will resurge. It's absolutely a given that they will come back." A Pentagon report from this summer found that the earlier partial US withdrawal contributed to an “ISIS resurgence.”
Watch this. It's exactly what Trump did at the Iowa press conference after he mocked John McCain for being captured. He simply denied saying what he had plainly said. Aggressive, unrelenting dishonesty.
BREAKING: A senior State Dept official discussed a "quid pro quo" w/the FBI in exchange for reclassification of HRC emails, per FBI docs.
"King claimed our reporter lied. He didn’t. He claimed we didn’t have a recording. We do. He insisted we refused to release the audio. Untrue." The audio makes clear King was quoted accurately. We stand by the story.
When Brennan was CIA Director, his agency presented unnecessary NDAs to Benghazi survivors -- at a memorial service for their fallen comrades. An ugly attempt to silence them.