Michael Cohen Took Cash From Russian Oligarch After Election

The Daily Beast can confirm that Donald Trumps personal lawyer Michael Avenatti, porn actress dossier published by Avenatti on Tuesday evening, Vekselberg and his cousin Mr. Andrew Intrater routed eight payments to Mr. Cohen through a company named Columbus Nova LLC beginning in January 2017 and continuing until at least…

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Miss Universe 2013 Host Thomas Roberts Confirms: Trump Stayed Overnight in Moscow

In a fateful private White House dinner early last year, President Donald Trump the golden showers thinga particularly salacious portion of an intelligence dossier claiming Trump Comeys memos about that conversation, Trump claimed it was impossible for him to have done any such thing, because he had spoken to people…

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Michael Cohen Took Cash From Oligarch-Connected Firm After Election

The Daily Beast can confirm that Donald Trumps personal lawyer Michael Avenatti, porn actress dossier published by Avenatti on Tuesday evening, Vekselberg and his cousin Mr. Andrew Intrater routed eight payments to Mr. Cohen through a company named Columbus Nova LLC beginning in January 2017 and continuing until at least…

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Flight Records Illuminate Mystery of Trumps Moscow Nights

President denied overnight Miss Universe stay, Comey memos say Jet landed on a Friday, left pre-dawn Sunday after pageant Donald Trump twice gave James Comey an alibi for why a salacious report about the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow couldn’t be true: He never even spent the night in…

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Anthony Bourdains Journey Deep Into the Heart of Trump Country: I Was Utterly Disarmed

It was never really about food, from the culinary to the cultural in July 2006, when he and his crew found themselves trapped in Beirut during the Second Lebanon War, a 34-day military conflict between the Israel Defense Forces and Iran-funded Hezbollah terrorists. The second-season finale to No Reservations, the…

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Want to understand the Trump effect? Go see ‘The Death of Stalin’

Mike Pompeo, Donald Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump, John McCain, and General John Kelly … or rather, their 1953 Russian variants.Image: IFC Someday in the not-too-distant future, you’ll be sitting in the dark of a multiplex as a trailer plays for the first big-budget movie rendering of the Donald Trump administration.…

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Want to understand the Trump effect? Go see ‘The Death of Stalin’

Mike Pompeo, Donald Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump, John McCain, and General John Kelly … or rather, their 1953 Russian variants.Image: IFC Someday in the not-too-distant future, you’ll be sitting in the dark of a multiplex as a trailer plays for the first big-budget movie rendering of the Donald Trump administration.…

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We’d like to introduce you to Russian senator Valentina Petrenko’s hair

Image: Anton Novoderezhkin/TASS/Getty Images Who is Valentina Petrenko? She is a Russian senator. She represents the Republic of Khakassia. She is the chair of Russia’s Committee on Social Policy. And she is the owner of the most fascinating hair international politics has to offer. Every few months, Twitter rediscovers Petrenko’s…

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A Blockbuster Indictment Details Russia’s Attack on US Democracy

Robert Mueller’s special counsel investigation into Russia’s impact on the 2016 election entered a new phase Friday, as his team indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian organizations for their “conspiracy” to illegally influence the US presidential campaign. It was an indictment unprecedented in American history—a direct and public charge…

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More Than 30 Trump Aides Lose Top-Secret Clearance, Sources Say

More than 30 aides to President announced her plans to resign in a statement released by the White House. In an earlier memo released Feb. 16, Kelly said that the administration must “do better” in its handling of security clearances. Kelly said he would discontinue all “Top Secret or SCI-level…

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