House Republicans set a new fundraising record ahead of the 2018 midterms as the GOP is set on maintaining a majority in Congress. The National Republican Congressional Committee, or NRCC, raised a whopping $85 million ahead of this year’s midterm elections.
A CNN correspondent falsely claimed the “Trump dossier” was funded by the ‘never-Trump’ Republicans. On Wednesday, Evan Perez said the dossier was paid for by anti-trump Republicans first, and subsequently by the DNC and the Clinton campaign.
President Trump slams the FBI over its use of the infamous “dossier” as a part of its Russia probe. On Twitter Tuesday morning, the president referenced a report from the Washington Times that claims the FBI could not verify the claims made in the dossier, but used it any way as a part of its investigation into alleged Russian meddling.
Court documents reveal the fake Trump dossier was based on unreliable information. Former British spy Christopher Steele confessed in court the dossier was based on, quote, “limited intelligence” and did not represent verified facts.
Hillary Clinton is facing possible federal charges over an alleged money laundering scheme. A new legal complaint with the Federal Election Commission alleges Clinton and the DNC used state party chapters to exceed donation limits.
The House Intelligence Committee is set to continue interviews as part of its probe into alleged Russian meddling. Former DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz and publicist Rob Goldstone are scheduled to be interviewed Monday.
Senator Al Franken is stepping down from his position amid sexual misconduct allegations. The Democrat announced his resignation from the Senate floor Thursday amid calls for him to step down from more than 30 of his Democrat colleagues, including Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer.
Former interim DNC chair Donna Brazile continues to promote her “tell-all” book, while her fellow Democrats push back against her. During an interview with Fox News on Wednesday,Brazile said she “wanted the American people to see what happened.”
Former interim DNC chair Donna Brazil is promoting her new book in which she speaks out on the Clinton campaign, the hacking of DNC emails, and Seth Rich. Rich was a DNC staffer who was murdered shortly before Wikileaks published thousands of DNC emails, provoking theories surrounding his involvement and death.