Lindsey Graham claims newly declassified documents show FBI ‘misled the hell out of’ Intelligence Committee in 2018 during interview about Steele’s notorious Dirty Dossier – and demands ‘people go to jail’

Graham said Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz decided to call the FBI in to brief the Senate Intelligence Committee during the Russian election interference investigation after lawmakers became suspicious about the sub-source information.

Former Obama official confirms Steele dossier was given to State

An official at former President Obama’s State Department has confirmed a claim made by Republicans that former British spy Christopher Steele and allies of Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonHillary Clinton labels Trump coronavirus executive actions a ‘stunt’ What Trump got wrong by pushing coal Trump is fighting the wrong war MORE gave him intelligence reports claiming […]

California executions on hold, but coronavirus killing San Quentin inmates

One of Stitely’s attorneys, Joel Levine, said his client was illiterate and had been raised by an abusive father, and two psychiatrists had measured his IQ at below 70. Defendants with severe intellectual disability cannot be executed, meaning he had a chance to leave Death Row. The question of his mental competency was set to […]

The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Facebook – Negotiators signal relief bill stuck, not dead

> Justice Department: Findings from an investigation ordered by Attorney General William BarrBill BarrGOP lawmaker calls for Justice Dept. to probe international court Barr pulls over to thank pro-police rally in Virginia Trump: Yates either lying or grossly incompetent MORE to examine the origins of the government’s probe of Russia’s interference in the 2016 election […]

‘What’ll happen if I try this?’: David Mitchell on writing Cloud Atlas

Those are elements that are specific to the book; also in the mix are themes that occur across my novels, even when I try to keep them out. Namely, the relationship between predator and prey; general word-nerdery and linguistic malfunction; islands. That so many disparate ideas can coexist in the same artistic space is a […]

David Crosby Remembers Jerry Garcia: ‘He Did Not Play for Money — He Was Chasing the Notes’

When we think of Jerry Garcia, we never really think of him in any kind of isolation, the way we would so many music superstars. We think of him in collaboration, whether with the Dead or playing bluegrass or with other side projects or just playing on albums like yours. It’s the same thing I […]

Dan Bongino: ‘Bill Barr is President Trump’s finest appointment’

“They view their political opponents as evil because we stand in the way of their progressive utopia that they’re trying to reach, and that’s what gives the intensity to the partisan feelings that people feel today because, for them, this pilgrimage we’re all on is a political pilgrimage. Everything is reduced to politics for people […]

Germany’s Maas calls Pompeo over pipeline sanctions threat

In the letter, the three senators say the message “serves as formal legal notice” that the port operator, its board members, corporate officers, shareholders, and employees risk “crushing legal and economic sanctions” unless they stop providing goods, services and support for the Nord Stream 2 project. This includes providing storage areas for the pipeline’s steel […]

John McDonnell vows ‘no more Philip Greens’ under Labour clampdown

More from Politics Boris Johnson: UK could change laws to stop ‘stupid and dangerous’ migrant crossings Labour MP Dawn Butler dismisses ‘racist trolls’ with ‘conspiracy theories’ about police stop incident Coronavirus: Boris Johnson told teachers and students must get weekly COVID-19 tests for safe return of schools Labour MP Dawn Butler accuses Metropolitan Police of […]

John McDonnell says he ‘picked brains’ of Ed Miliband’s team

Britain is well placed to take advantage of developments in digital technology which allow companies to site manufacturing facilities close to skilled workforces and potential markets, rather than in parts of the world able to offer the cheapest labour, the shadow chancellor will argue.