Posts tagged Donald Trump
Grapple: Misinformation surrounding the White House and the FBI Investigation

Even if you haven't grown a mustache, or stocked up on paisley shirts, news out of Washington this week might have you feeling that 1970s funk. Plenty have rushed to compare Donald Trump's termination of FBI Director James Comey to Richard Nixon's Saturday Night Massacre, when the president fired Archibald Cox. (Cox was the special prosecutor investigating the Watergate burglary in 1973. Nixon resigned pending indictment in the break-in about one year later.)

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Grapple: James Comey did not invoke the "pee tape" after being fired

The "pee tape" is a reference to part of a British intelligence agent's dossier publicized several months ago claiming Russian intelligence had a video tape of Trump paying prostitutes to urinate on his bed at a Moscow hotel. Former FBI director Jim Comey, on his way home after finding out on television that he'd been FIRED by Donald Trump, POTUS, tweeted the following, according to some dude (dudette) on twitter:

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Grapple: a fog of fake and shoddy news surrounds North Korea

Is the United States on the verge of war with North Korea? Is a U.S. Naval fleet steaming at full speed toward the coast of the so-called hermit kingdom, with militaristic resolve? Headlines in recent weeks paint the two nuclear powers on a collision course, with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un raising the spectre of a missile launch and the United States apparantly gearing up for battle.

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