WhistleBlowers

Trump's DOJ secretly obtained Washington Post reporters’ phone records “The Trump Justice Department secretly obtained Washington Post journalists' phone records and tried to obtain their email records over reporting they did in the early months of the Trump administration on Russia's role in the 2016 election, according to government letters...

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  • May 8, 2021

Many Progressives are  excited about the upcoming prospective “Green New Deal” which is already taking shape, even before formal Green New Deal legislation.   Multi-billion dollar manufacturing plants for electrical vehicle batteries, providing 2000 jobs per plant, are already rising in Michigan and Georgia.  Fossil fuel  pipelines, already partly built like...

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  • January 31, 2021

With a Biden lead of nearly 15,000 ballots, 180 have been challenged in Arizona and a claim of postal interference in Pennsylvania debunked as an employee recants. x Postal worker featured by Republicans as evidence of vote tampering admits he made it up; GOP donors gave him $130,000 https://t.co/UlOqChJN5j— Timothy Burke...

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  • November 11, 2020

In an interview yesterday, Trump went all in on sanctioning extralegal political killing, because death squads seem right for his presidency, shooting people on the avenue, Fifth Avenue. x Trump on a purported antifa sympathizer who allegedly killed someone in Portland being killed by federal forces: “This guy was a...

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  • September 13, 2020

Bruce Boise paid the price for being a big Pharma whistleblower. But in the long run, he did the right thing and came out ahead. He tells his whistleblower story in his new book “Cold Comfort.” It is clear that even as he survived the onslaught from Big Pharma, the...

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  • July 9, 2020

A career employee at the Department of Justice was subpoenaed to testify by the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary chaired by Chairman Nadler of NY today June 24, 2020. John Elias, a career prosecutor, will testify that Attorney General William Barr ordered 10 ‘politically motivated’ investigations of ten Cannabis industry...

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  • June 24, 2020

Aside from a provocative trip to Tulsa this afternoon, there were many naked attempts to get reelected despite all the criming going on. So many other potential crimes might get covered up by more blatant manipulations. Another Friday evening featured yet another flim-flam, this time with the prosecution of Rudy Giuliani. This...

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  • June 20, 2020

Bill Barr has refused to appear before the House Judiciary committee but other witnesses have not. This could be a bigger deal, if only to remind how Barr’s entire career as a Republican “fixer” might be laid bare. Not exactly impeachment but the basis for post-Trump prosecution might be created....

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  • June 17, 2020

Received this e-mail from the Progressive Change Campaign Committee: Donald Trump seems to think he can direct funding based on which politicians are nice to him, which states he’s trying to win in November, and which businesses he wants to enrich — all without any accountability. @EWarren and I think...

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  • May 5, 2020

There were those who warned us about Dr. Robert Redfield when Trump appointed him to the be director of the CDC, and the coronavirus pandemic and the American governments abysmal response to it are proving Redfield’s critics right.  However, Redfield has been able to keep his head down and not...

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  • March 8, 2020

Received this e-mail from the Progressive Change Campaign Committee: We're thrilled today to introduce our next round of congressional endorsements. No matter what happens with the presidential primary, we can't stop building power in Congress. (And I know everyone is thinking about Iowa right now, but some of these elections...

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  • February 1, 2020

Kitchen Table Kibitzing is a community series for those who wish to share a virtual kitchen table with other readers of Daily Kos who aren’t throwing pies at one another. Drop by to talk about music, your weather, your garden, or what you cooked for supper…. Newcomers may notice that...

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  • January 4, 2020

x #KremlinAnnex 334, week 76! https://t.co/Wmb3lhA7FK — Kremlin Annex (@KremlinAnnex) December 27, 2019 x Help make Trump’s life miserable for just $20.20 https://t.co/BKmPtgImA0 — Adam Parkhomenko (@AdamParkhomenko) December 27, 2019 x Have you read about our team yet? ✌️🇺🇸 Kremlin Annex: Five women have been protesting outside the White House...

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  • December 29, 2019

Trump continues to service Russia and support the “dirt on Biden” quest, whining that it doesn’t feel like he’s been impeached. Because shaking down the Ukrainian president isn’t violating bribery and extortion statutes even if Congressional aid was worth $391 million in announcing investigations. If only Zelensky had been found having sexy...

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  • December 19, 2019

Trump continues to service Russia and support the “dirt on Biden” quest, whining that it doesn’t feel like he’s been impeached. Because shaking down the Ukrainian president isn’t violating bribery and extortion statutes even if Congressional aid was worth $391 million in announcing investigations. If only Zelensky had been found having sexy...

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  • December 19, 2019

Doug Collins: “That was the most lack of integrity thing I’ve seen in my whole life.” Trump was panicked today as a marathon House judiciary committee continued late into the night, with a resumption at 10am ET Friday. Trump's tweeted more today than Barack Obama did in February through December 2016....

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  • December 13, 2019

America’s stupidest congressional representative decided to test his ethical responsibility. NEW: GOHMERT became the first lawmaker to publicly name a person purported by some Trump allies to be the whistleblower. Schiff warned there could be ethics consequences for something like this, though his office is declining to comment. https://t.co/nzDXoovdtc —...

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  • December 12, 2019

While not an AI algorithm, “Anonymous”, a White House insider who wrote a NY Times op-ed and now a book titled “A Warning” didn’t get a good reception in Reddit. The author decided to do a book promotion by presenting themselves in AMA: “Ask Me Anything” this evening in Reddit, and...

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  • November 27, 2019

Because at this point, Individual-1 knows he has the impeachment acquittal votes, could Trump come before the Senate to make what would be a campaign speech. Trump doesn’t have to appear, but it seems more likely that with a GOP majority unwilling to have defections, Trump would try to spike the...

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  • November 22, 2019
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I attended public school growing up in Oklahoma. After I graduated from the University of Houston, a public university where tuition cost only $50 a semester, my first job was as a special education teacher at a public school in New Jersey. I later attended a public law school. I...

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  • November 18, 2019

A desperate Trump imagines himself in numerous ironies in advance of must-see TV. x But you didn't. You didn't sign the Whistleblower Protection Act. The law in its present form was signed by President Clinton in 1998. You are a liar and an idiot @realDonaldTrump, which is why you are...

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  • November 11, 2019

Whether it was the weakened RNC Ukraine plank that coincided with the 2016 infusion of Russian money in the GOP or the current shake-down of Ukraine by withholding US military aid, the crime spree continues.  Trump has made an intense effort to convince people that the highly accurate whistleblower was...

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  • November 3, 2019

Trump had a Cabinet meeting today and said more nonsense, repeating his campaign rally talking points, as well as using the Cabinet meeting to make other announcements. This is the Pool report (#4-10). “You people with this phony Emoluments Clause,” Date: October 21, 2019 at 11:52:51 AM EDT Subject: Pool Report #4...

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  • October 21, 2019

x #KREMLINANNEX pic.twitter.com/grFemQa0to — Spooky McSpookface (@pkirkham) October 19, 2019 x ✌️🇺🇸 #KremlinAnnex 307, week 66 of protesting Treason45! In support of whistleblowers we make some noise! https://t.co/3zKmh6pQx7 — Kremlin Annex (@KremlinAnnex) October 18, 2019 x Thank you for your support, #resisters! As a reminder, at #KremlinAnnex protest we do...

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  • October 20, 2019

x Protestors should interrupt every Trump rally here on out by blowing whistles — Roland Scahill (@rolandscahill) September 27, 2019 x Bring your whistle! We need them more than ever now! Let’s make some noise tonight! ✌️ — Kremlin Annex (@KremlinAnnex) September 28, 2019 x We represent those Americans who...

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  • October 12, 2019

x #WATCH: Trump: “We're trying to find out” who the Whistleblower is. Outing their identity would be a felony, punishable by up to 3 yrs in prison. As a matter of fact, his suggestion alone and threatening tweets are witness intimidation. Also impeachable.pic.twitter.com/IRZ4RF6mbz — Cyrus Toulabi (@CyrusToulabi) September 30, 2019...

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  • October 12, 2019

x Since we came out 443 days ago to protest corrupt Putin’s Puppet, we’re ready to protest again tonight! Join us for the 300th demonstration in front of the WH and help us make our voices louder! See y’all at 7:30 pm! ✌️🇺🇸 For more: https://t.co/lw40pMViXQ pic.twitter.com/ULXCFHYRL8 — Kremlin Annex...

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  • October 12, 2019

This isn’t about Trump telling Ukraine “nice country you’ve got there…” This is about the White House protecting Trump from himself (and not incidentally protecting the country from Trump); that protection is breaking down. Russ Douthat (yeah, I know, not a favorite around here) published an op-ed in the NY...

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  • October 6, 2019

abcnews.go.com/… ABC News is reporting that a second whistleblower has spoken to the inspector general for the intelligence services and has personal knowledge of some of the events that led first whistleblower to complain about the actions of Donald Trump. The information comes from Mark Zaid, the attorney who now represents...

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  • October 6, 2019

x Beginning on Tuesday and at every protest after that we are providing free whistles to all protestors. That’s right: our very own Whistle Defense Fund and endless grassroots whistleblowers making tons of noise outside the WH. Fund our free whistles here: https://t.co/OR1ddu0EEJ — Kremlin Annex (@KremlinAnnex) October 5, 2019...

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  • October 5, 2019

Don’t be too hard on Trump. I’d be pissed, too, if I thought I were emperor of America and they kept throwing checks and balances in my face left and right. This one is, to use a common Trump term, a beauty: x Trump to reporters, on whether he has...

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  • October 2, 2019

As part of the ongoing project to catalog every awful thing the Trump Administration has done as a reference for future political arguments and whatever few posterity survives to see 2020, here’s everything awful the Trump Administration has done this week. 1591. Blocked the release of a whistleblower report on potentially...

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  • September 27, 2019

So, I woke up this morning to this news… x “The White House and the Justice Department have advised the nation's top intelligence agency that a controversial complaint involving President Donald Trump isn't governed by laws covering intelligence whistleblowers…”https://t.co/cf0nnw0CFc — Maddow Blog (@MaddowBlog) September 20, 2019 The W.H. and Justice...

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  • September 20, 2019

OversightHouse.gov “Washington, D.C. (Feb. 19, 2019)—Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the Chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, issued an interim staff report after multiple whistleblowers came forward to warn about efforts inside the White House to rush the transfer of highly sensitive U.S. nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia in potential...

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  • February 20, 2019

See, this is what happens when a pr*sident is more worried about his own pocketbook than the safety and security of the country. We don’t need a border wall. We need to throw Donald Trump in a closet and leave him there until 2021. From The Washington Post: Several current and...

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  • February 19, 2019

I’ve worked for labor unions for 40 years and I’m proud of it.  But I’ve also witnessed, and suffered, from the employers’ and their conservative political allies’ relentless and successful attacks on workers. Unions have lost ground over the last 40 years. Weaker unions meant we had to bargain contracts...

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  • December 22, 2018