How cocktail party chatter led a Trump ally to claim a ‘deep state’ conspiracy

A seemingly impromptu suggestion at a cocktail party in 2016 — that Hillary Clinton’s deleted emails were circulating among the intelligence community and the Trump campaign might be able to get hold of them — has irked former Trump campaign adviser Michael Caputo for years, he said. Read more about

Trump’s disgraceful order via Twitter may haunt him

Paul Callan notes that President Trump’s “demand” for an investigation of the FBI’s actions regarding his campaign is a disturbing break from a tradition of non-interference by the White House in criminal probes. Read more about this at cnn.com.