Every week, I offer a glimpse of the kind of intelligence assessments that are likely to come across the desk of the President of the United States. Modeled on the President's Daily Briefing, or PDB, which the director of national intelligence prepares for the President almost daily, my Presidential Weekly Briefing focuses on the topics and issues the President needs to know to make informed decisions.
Posted on: 19 August 2018 | 10:27 pm
Former CIA director John Brennan said Sunday that he was willing to pursue legal action against President Donald Trump after he revoked Brennan's security clearance earlier this week.
Posted on: 19 August 2018 | 10:10 pm
President Donald Trump's legal team does not know the extent to which White House counsel Don McGahn has been cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller, The New York Times reported Sunday.
Posted on: 19 August 2018 | 9:06 pm
You would think -- or at least hope -- that the person who serves as President of the United States would be supportive of anyone who cooperates with federal authorities to bring criminals to justice. After all, Article II of the US Constitution expressly charges the President with enforcing our laws: "he shall take Care that the Laws be faithfully executed."
Posted on: 19 August 2018 | 6:37 pm
John Dean, White House counsel for the Nixon administration, responds to President Donald Trump's tweet calling him a "RAT" after the New York Times reported White House counsel Don McGahn met with prosecutors for 30 hours.
Posted on: 19 August 2018 | 5:54 pm
Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's attorney, said Sunday that "truth isn't truth" when explaining that he won't let special counsel Robert Mueller rush Trump into testifying because he doesn't want investigators to trap the President into a lie.
Posted on: 19 August 2018 | 4:50 pm
President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani says that the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting between senior Trump campaign officials and Russians "was originally for the purpose of getting information about (Hillary) Clinton," but denied any collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign.
Posted on: 19 August 2018 | 4:44 pm
A man accused of undressing and fondling a Spirit Airlines passenger while she was asleep could spend the rest of his life behind bars.
Posted on: 19 August 2018 | 2:59 pm
Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper discusses the revocation of former CIA Director John Brennan's security clearance with CNN's Jake Tapper, saying Brennan's rhetoric has become an issue in Trump's feud with the intelligence community.
Posted on: 19 August 2018 | 12:35 pm
CNN's Brian Stelter discusses the "echo chamber" between the Trump administration and Fox News.
Posted on: 19 August 2018 | 12:21 pm
CNN's Jake Tapper digs into the past of Cardinal Donald Wuerl, who is at the center of a 900-page Pennsylvania grand jury report that revealed shocking accusations: More than 1,000 children had been abused by 300 Catholic priests in six Pennsylvania dioceses during the past 70 years.
Posted on: 19 August 2018 | 9:56 am