Category: Campaign

Mueller indictments signal broader probe, not end to threat to Trump camp

President Donald Trump has not hesitated to castigate the FBI and special counsel Robert Mueller. So when presented with the combination of Mr. Mueller’s indictment of 13 Russians for interference in American politics and the 17 deaths in a Florida school shooting, Mr. Trump attacked the FBI for spending “too much time trying to prove […]

Indictment Leaves No Doubt: Russia Backed Trump. But Was It the Difference?

The dispute is especially raw because of the razor-thin margin in the election and the uncertainty over what exactly tipped the balance. Mrs. Clinton, who handily won the national popular vote, lost the Electoral College vote and therefore the presidency because Mr. Trump defeated her by less than a combined 80,000 votes in Wisconsin, Michigan […]

Exclusive— RNC Co-Chair Bob Paduchik on Immigration Stalemate: ‘Democrats Would Rather Have a Political Campaign Issue than Solve a Problem’

Bob Paduchik, co-chairman Republican National Committee (RNC), told Breitbart News Saturday hosts Matthew Boyle and Amanda House exclusively that “Democrats would rather have a political campaign issue than solve a problem.” Paduchik argued that the Democrats’ rejection of President Donald Trump’s immigration proposal, which included a pathway for citizenship for 1.8 million illegal aliens, “exposed the […]

There’s Still Time to Act Against Russian Interference

This past Friday, Special Counsel Robert Mueller presented an indictment against 13 Russians and three Russian companies for illegally interfering with the U.S. political process, including during the 2016 presidential elections. The indictment gave a vivid look into an extensive political disinformation campaign, but did not address the Russian hacking of the Democratic National Committee. […]

Al Hoffman's ultimatum: No assault weapons ban, no campaign contributions

He said he realized then that his efforts trying to persuaded elected officials to support "better guns laws" wasn't working and it was time to organize a movement of political donors. To gun rights advocates, who say the problem is not what kind of weapon but who is using the weapon, he was dismissive. Source

How Unwitting Americans Encountered Russian Operatives Online

“Some defendants, posing as U.S. persons and without revealing their Russian association, communicated with unwitting individuals associated with the Trump campaign and with other political activists to seek to coordinate political activities,” the indictment said. Among others, it said, the Russians contacted “a real U.S. person affiliated with a Texas-based grass-roots organization,” who advised them […]