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Watergate alums explain why they think Mueller's 'spawling' probe will unleash more indictments

Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, and the extent of involvement of President Donald Trump's campaign in that interference, has won a massive number of indictments, convictions, and guilty pleas over 30 in all.

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CNN's Cooper shuts down debate with Trump-linked conspiracy theorist Jerome Corsi and his lawyer after they spout Birther nonsense

As President Donald Trump's former campaign adviser Roger Stone faces prison for obstruction and witness tampering to cover up his facilitation of the Trump campaign's use of Russia-linked email thefts from Democrats posted on WikiLeaks, one other person in Trump's orbit who could be in trouble is Jerome Corsi, an InfoWars writer and associate of Stone's.

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How the media's hidden biases feed the right-wing agenda

While conservatives constantly complain that the mainstream media is deeply biased against their views — often (though not always) when reporters simply report basic facts — they fail to recognize the many ways that supposedly "unbiased" reporting often covertly adopts or assumes fundamental right-wing premises.

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CNN's Anderson Cooper Is Stunned as He Denounces Trump 'Quite Hypocritically' Attacking the Media While Calling for 'Civility'

President' Donald Trump's rally Wednesday night drew greater interest than normal as the FBI is working to hunt down the origins of a series of explosive devices that were sent to several public figures, including President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, who are frequent targets of Trump's ire, as well as CNN.

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'There Could Be Flying Monkeys!': CNN's Anderson Cooper Mocks Trump's Shameful Lies and Attacks on the Truth

President Donald Trump has been making wilder and even more obviously false claims in recent days and weeks as the 2018 midterm elections approach.

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Sex Crimes Prosecutors Explain Why the GOP 'Hired Gun' Rachel Mitchell's Attack on Kavanaugh's Accuser Was So 'Ludicrous'

Rachel Mitchell, a sex crimes prosecutor Republicans hired to questions Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, has released a memo detailing her conclusions about Ford's sexual assault allegations against the judge. She concludes that it would not be reasonable to bring a case against Kavanaugh, and she extensively criticized Ford's credibility.

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'Disrespecting the Dead': CNN's Anderson Cooper Denounces Trump's Vicious Lie About Hurricane Maria's Death Toll in Emotional Clip

As he stood in the wake of the approaching Hurricane Florence, CNN's Anderson Cooper delivered an emotional monologue debunking and condemning President Donald Trump's repugnant lie about the deaths from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico one year ago.

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'I'm Talking Now!': CNN Analyst Jeffrey Toobin Dismantles Alan Dershowitz's Shameless Defense of Trump's Hush Money Payments

Famed legal scholar Alan Dershowitz continues to defend President Donald Trump despite ever-growing evidence of his guilt in serious crimes. But on Wednesday night, CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin cut through Dershowitz's spin on "Anderson Cooper 360" to show why the latest revelations about Trump's hush money payments during the campaign are so damning.

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'Corrupted With Power': Democratic Lawmaker Smacks Down Devin Nunes Over Secret Recording

House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) is once again embroiled in controversy following the release of a secret recording of his remarks at a fundraiser for GOP Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers. In the recording, he stated that Republicans must keep the House in order to protect Trump from Special Counsel Robert Mueller even while admitting collusion with a foreign power can be a criminal matter.

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Trump Ally Roger Stone Pledges to Never Testify Against the President 'Under Any Circumstances' in Bizarre CNN Interview

Conservative provocateur and longtime President Donald Trump ally Roger Stone spoke with CNN's Anderson Cooper Wednesday night in a bizarre interview as special counsel Robert Mueller appears to be ramping up his scrutiny of Stone.

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'There Are Other Shoes to Drop': Former US Attorney Preet Bhahara Warns Mueller Is Far From Done

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has made relentless progress in the Russia investigation. He has secured guilty pleas from Michael Flynn, Rick Gates, George Papadopoulos, and Alex van der Zwaan; has indicted 25 Russian nationals accused of tampering with the U.S. presidential election; and has taken former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort to trial on charges of money laundering and tax evasion that could send him to prison for the rest of his life.

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