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Posted inPolitics

Conn. U.S. Attorney Durham conducting probe of FBI media leaks in Russia probe

WASHINGTON – Connecticut U.S. Attorney John Durham is investigating a former top FBI lawyer and possibly others in connection with media leaks from the agency’s initial probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible collusion by then-candidate Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. Durham’s role in heading the leak investigation was revealed Tuesday, with the release of a letter to him from House Republicans seeking more information on his findings.

Posted inNews

Blumenthal presses Barr on Trump investigation

WASHINGTON – Sen. Richard Blumenthal on Tuesday pressed William Barr,  President Donald Trump’s choice to head the Justice Department, on whether he would make all of special counsel Robert Mueller’s final report public.  As he had when asked similar questions by other Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee during his confirmation hearing for Attorney General,  Barr deflected the question during a tense exchange.

Posted inCT Viewpoints

An argument for the wall

Everyone lives in a house, apartment or some form of physical dwelling which has locks on all exterior doors and all the windows. Why is that necessary? Are the locks to prevent unwanted entry? Yes! Are the locks to prevent theft of one’s possessions? Yes! Are the locks to prevent squatters from occupying the structure? Yes! Are the locks to create a sense of security and safety for the legal occupants? Yes! Do politicians have home security cameras and alarms in their homes in addition to window and door locks? I’d bet that the answer is YES.