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Past articles by Chris:

Melania Trump Tells Author of NYT Op-Ed to Publicly Name Themselves and Praises 'Freedom of Speech'

The subtext should terrify the president. First Lady Melania Trump released a statement that reads like a defense of President Donald Trump on its surface but contains a subtext that should scare the president.Melania begins by praising the "freedom of speech," which she calls as an "important pillar of our nation's principles.""If a person is bold enough to accuse people of negative actions,… → Read More

Mueller Subpoenas Conspiracy Theorist Jerome Corsi

The New York Times reports that special counsel Robert Mueller has subpoenaed conspiracy theorist Jerome Corsi. → Read More

Mueller subpoenas birther contacted by Trump for information about former Obama’s birth certificate

Jeremy Corsi currently works with fellow conspiracy theorist Alex Jones at Infowars → Read More

Mueller Subpoenas Conspiracy Theorist Trump Contacted for Information on Obama's Birth Certificate

Corsi currently works with fellow conspiracy theorist Alex Jones at Infowars. The New York Times reports that special counsel Robert Mueller has subpoenaed conspiracy theorist Jerome Corsi.He was contacted by President Donald Trump for information about former President Barack Obama's birth certificate during his birther campaign. Corsi currently works with conspiracy theorist Alex Jones at… → Read More

Fox News Disables Comments Following Vile Slurs Of McCain On Website

“Comments are disabled for this video,” the space under the videos reads on YouTube videos about McCain from the network. → Read More

McCain's Former Jailer in Vietnam Writes Heartfelt Tribute As Trump Refuses to Honor Late Senator

"e has greatly contributed to the development of Vietnam-U.S. relations.” The man who ran the Hỏa Lò Prison where John McCain was held as a prisoner of war in Vietnam has penned a tribute to the late senator.Colonel Trần Trọng Duyệt praised McCain for both his conduct during his imprisonment and later work as a U.S. politician. → Read More

'Bullet Hit My Thumb': Teenage Jacksonville Survivor Live-Tweeted His Escape from Mass Shooting Scene

“I will never take anything for granted ever again." Drini Gjoka, a 19-year-old gamer, was excited to participate in the Jacksonville, Florida tournament scheduled for Sunday.“Ready for Jacksonville. Put so much time in. Time to execute. Good luck to everyone competing," he tweeted in advance of the event.Gjoka then offered a sobering account of the shooting as he escaped with his life after… → Read More

Four Reported Dead in Jacksonville Mass Shooting at Video Game Tournament

Few details are yet available. A mass shooting was reported in Jacksonville at a video game tournament on Sunday afternoon."Mass shooting at the Jacksonville Landing. Stay far away from the area. The area is not safe at this time. STAY AWAY #TheLandingMassShooting," the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office wrote in a tweet.Local news is reporting four people are dead and eleven injured. → Read More

Attorney Alan Dershowitz Admits That Trump's Interests Aren't Aligned with What's Best for America in Mueller Probe

The president's prominent defender amid the special counsel probe can't spin this any other way. Civil libertarian Democrat Alan Derschowitz has become infamous for his extensive defense of President Donald Trump about the probe by special prosecutor Robert Mueller, especially his argument that Trump should not be impeached.But even Derschowitz was forced to admit that Trump and the country he's… → Read More

'Not Based in Much Fact': Chuck Todd Shuts Down Christian Broadcaster Over 'Biased' Media Claims

The broadcaster ignored a key fact about how the distrust was created. NBC host Chuck Todd blamed Fox News and Roger Ailes for the state of distrust around American media and dinged a Christian broadcaster appearing on "Meet the Press" on Sunday. “One of the best things going in Donald Trump’s favor — we know this — is the mainstream media,” Christian Broadcasting Network reporter David Brody… → Read More

Former Top Vatican Official Calls on Pope Francis to Resign After Claiming He Knew About Abuse Allegations

"Pope Francis must be the first to set a good example for cardinals and bishops who covered up McCarrick’s abuses and resign along with all of them." Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, a former top official in the Vatican, says he told Pope Francis about the abuse allegations against Cardinal Theodore McCarrick in 2013 shortly after the current Catholic leader was elected. → Read More

'You Piece of Sh*t': Kathy Griffin Blasts Trump for Tweeting His 'Deepest Sympathies' After McCain's Death

The president offered condolences and "respect" to the senator's family despite never apologizing for insulting his military service. Comedian Kathy Griffin lashed out at President Donald Trump after he issued a condolence tweet to John McCain's family, despite his insulting comments about McCain being captured during the Vietnam War while serving in the U.S. military.McCain was tortured and… → Read More

John McCain Dies at Age 81

The senator had battled an aggressive form of brain cancer. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) has died at the age 81 after a battle with an aggressive form of brain cancer.He served as a member of the U.S. Senate from 1987 until the time of his death.McCain was frequently cited as an American war hero for his past endurance of torture as a prisoner of war in North Vietnam. → Read More

'Terrified Old Man': Republican Analyst Rick Wilson Excoriates Trump After His Bumbling Fox News Interview

He described a "level of self-delusion from this guy that defies comedy." Republican consultant Rick Wilson offered a sharp critique of President Donald Trump's morning Fox News interview during a Thursday appearance on MSNBC with host Ali Velshi.“The best I’ll give him, Ali, is a participation trophy,” Wilson stated. “Donald Trump is a great self-promoter but there is a level of self-delusion… → Read More

GOP Texas Lt. Governor: 'CNN, MSNBC' And Democrats 'Are All Accomplices' in Mollie Tibbetts' Death

The Fox News guest even took shots at the network hosting him. Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick (R) gave a strange Thursday morning interview on Fox News that found him blaming Democrats and the news media for Mollie Tibbetts' murder."On the left, it’s pure politics. They’re playing with people’s lives," Patrick said. "Again, American citizens and people who legitimately want to come here aren’t… → Read More

Anti-Defamation League Blasts Trump's 'False White Supremacist Claim' After He Tweets on South African Farmers

The president is echoing a prominent racist conspiracy theory. President Donald Trump tweeted on Wednesday night that the South African government was "seizing land" from white farmers, who he claimed to be the subject of large-scale killings.This claim is false — there is no evidence of large-scale targeted killings of white farmers anywhere in South Africa. → Read More

‘Lock Her Up Has a New Meaning': Nicolle Wallace Laughs About Manafort's Conviction and the Cohen Guilty Plea

The president clearly didn't hire the best and the brightest. Conservative MSNBC host Nicolle Wallace didn't even hide her joy as news continued to break about President Donald Trump's former fixer Michael Cohen's guilty plea and former campaign chair Paul Manafort's conviction.“This is huge news. And it’s not a good day for the Trump administration when you put this combined with Flynn delaying… → Read More

'It Is a Big Deal': Former Watergate Special Counsel Tells CNN Why Cohen's Guilty Plea Is Bad News for Trump

The president's former lawyer knows a whole lot. Former Watergate special prosecutor Richard Ben-Veniste appeared on CNN Tuesday afternoon with host Brooke Baldwin to discuss the implications of Michael Cohen's guilty plea on President Donald Trump."Of course, it is a big deal. This is a man who is very, very close to Donald Trump for any number of years," Ben-Viniste said. "He was the person to… → Read More

Michael Cohen Reaches Plea Deal with Prosecutors in Tax Fraud Case

The president's former lawyer will admit guilt. President Donald Trump's former fixer and lawyer Michael Cohen has reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors in New York.This guilty plea is reportedly related to tax fraud and "banking related matters."This is a developing story.BREAKING: Trump lawyer Michael Cohen has agreed to a guilty plea with federal prosecutors in connection with tax… → Read More

Bachmann Appears on Apocalypse-Themed Show to Say Obama and Clinton 'Should Be in Jail' Based on Conspiracy Theory

The former congresswoman continued to make alarming statements years after leaving office. Former U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann said that former President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton should be in jail during an appearance on a bizarre apocalyptic Christian show called "Understanding the Times." → Read More