• Judge releases Muslims who ‘trained school shooters’

    Judge releases Muslims who ‘trained school shooters’

    Siraj Ibn Wahhaj and the New Mexico desert compound where he was arrested with four other adults for allegedly training children in squalid living conditions to carry out school shootings (WSB-TV, Atlanta)

    A state judge with a history of issuing low bail to violent offenders set a $20,000 bail for five defendants arrested at a remote New Mexico compound where authorities say children were being trained to shoot schoolteachers.

    Judge Sarah Backus, an elected Democrat, argued in a Taos, New Mexico, court that while she was concerned by “troubling facts” in the case, prosecutors failed to convince her the five suspects posed specific threats to the community, FoxNew.com reported. READ MORE...

  • Trump: 'Stay tuned' for revelations on 'witch hunt'

    Trump: ‘Stay tuned’ for revelations on ‘witch hunt’

    Following personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani’s warning that the special counsel investigation of alleged Russia-Trump campaign collusion is about to “blow up,” President Trump tweeted Thursday to “Stay tuned.” READ MORE...

  • Sen. Feinstein’s driver was probed for spying for China

    Sen. Feinstein’s driver was probed for spying for China

    While serving as chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., had a driver who was investigated for spying for the communist Chinese government.

    Politico Magazine reported that the staffer with Feinstein’s San Francisco office was suspected of providing political intelligence to his handlers, though none of the information was classified.

    A former intelligence official told author Zach Dorfman that the suspected informant was “run” by officials based at the local Chinese Consulate, Politico said. READ MORE...

  • House prepared to hold Rosenstein in contempt

    House prepared to hold Rosenstein in contempt

    The Republican House leadership has agreed to vote on a contempt resolution against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein if the Justice Department does not hand over requested documents related to the Russia investigation by the end of the August recess.

    A vote on an impeachment resolution within two days of the beginning of the new session Sept. 4 remains an option, according to congressional sources. But a contempt resolution — which must go through the House Judiciary Committee — is the first choice. READ MORE...