Author: Daniel Friedman

Rudy Giuliani’s Lawyer Knocks Georgia Prosecutors: “I Don’t Know What These People Are Doing.”

A district attorney in Georgia has informed Rudy Giuliani that he is a target of a criminal investigation into efforts by former President Donald Trump and his allies to improperly influence the counting of votes in the state, Giuliani’s lawyer said. The attorney, Robert Costello, also said Giuliani will obey a Fulton County judge’s order […]

Steve Bannon is Guilty of Contempt of Congress

Former Trump adviser Steve Bannon was convicted Friday of defying a subpoena from the congressional committee investigating the January 6 insurrection. For all the sound and fury from Bannon about Justice Department overreach, the case wrapped with an almost inhuman speed. A jury in Washington, DC only had to deliberate for less than three hours […]

Elizabeth Warren Slams “Foreign Influence” at Liberal-Leaning Think Tank

Sen. Elizabeth Warren is taking aim at the Brooking Institution, a bastion of Washington’s Democratic establishment. In a letter Friday, the Massachusetts firebrand drew a direct line between extensive donations to Brookings from the country of Qatar and a federal investigation into whether the think tank’s ousted former president, retired General John Allen, engaged in illegal, secret […]

“The West Wing Is UNHINGED”

Two of the most important days in Donald Trump’s plot to overturn the 2020 presidential election arguably were December 18 and 19. That’s when Trump sought to take the kooky coup advice of “Kraken” lawyer Sidney Powell and that of his QAnon–besotted former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn to seize voting machines in a last […]

January 6 Case Against Oath Keepers Expands With Indictment of “Operations Leader”

Last Thursday, federal prosecutors charged Michael Greene, a man whom they allege directed members of the far-right Oath Keepers militia on January 6, 2021, with conspiracy. According to a new indictment, Greene told an acquaintance that the mob unleashed by Donald Trump that day in Washington, DC, was “storming” Congress—well before rioters actually entered the Capitol. […]