Robert Mueller is not resigning

Claim: Special counsel Rober Mueller resigned from the Russia meddling investigation. Fact: An alt-right website known for spreading fake news published the report and there is no indication that Mueller has any plans of resigning. Peddling Mueller Misinformation Q: Has Robert Mueller resigned as the special counsel investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election? A:... Continue Reading →

Tainted Leaks: Disinformation and Phishing With a Russian Nexus – The Citizen Lab

This report describes an extensive Russia-linked phishing and disinformation campaign. It provides evidence of how documents stolen from a prominent journalist and critic of Russia was tampered with and then “leaked” to achieve specific propaganda aims. We name this technique “tainted leaks.” The report illustrates how the twin strategies of phishing and tainted leaks are sometimes... Continue Reading →

James Comey is out

In a somewhat surprising move yesterday, Mr. Trump fired the director of the FBI, James Comey. The fact that he was fired should have not been the surprising part as he has made a number of mistakes in the past several months that has earned him scorn from those on both sides of the political... Continue Reading →

Under the Rule of the Czar: Week 12

Welcome back everyone. This week we got to see Operation: Shut Up about Russia escalate even more. The theater of operations has increased to three fronts by adding Afghanistan and North Korea. Some people, including yours truly, are beginning to wonder if the goal is to start World War III. The week began with Senator... Continue Reading →

Donald Trump: Small hands controversy [Cross Post]

This article is cross posted from Factually Challenged Nation. Claim: During the Presidential primaries Marco Rubio accused Donald Trump of having small hands. During the Republican primaries, Marco Rubio accused then candidate Donald Trump of having small hands.  Officially, his campaign's position was that Trump was not someone who could be trusted.  Unofficially, pundits were saying... Continue Reading →

Under the Rule of the Czar: Week 6

This week, we had the biggest scandal since the coronation of Mr. Trump.  No, I am not talking about Jeff Sessions who forgot to mention that he was in the same room as the Russian ambassador.  No, it wasn't Vice President Pence being outed as someone who still uses AOL.  Although in his defense, he is still... Continue Reading →

Your cheat sheet to four potential investigations of Russia and President Trump – The Washington Post

But what happens if Sessions steps aside? What kinds of investigations would take place instead? Here's your cheat sheet to four major investigations that could delve into Trump's relationship (or lack thereof) with Russia. We included pros and cons of each type of investigation, with our baseline being a fair and accurate one. Source: Your cheat sheet to four... Continue Reading →

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