FBI file disproves Trump-Alfa Bank link

Special counsel John Durham has obtained the complete FBI investigative file on the bureau’s conclusion that there was no secret internet communication channel in 2016 between then-candidate Donald Trump and Alfa Bank, a large Russian lender controlled by Kremlin-tied billionaire oligarchs. Mr. Durham said Wednesday in a U.S. District Court filing that the electronic case … [Read more…]

Special Counsel Filing Reveals More About Alfa Bank Conspiracy Theory

Yesterday, Special Counsel John Durham’s team responded to a perfunctory motion filed by defense attorneys in the criminal case against Michael Sussmann. Durham’s response reveals details about the breadth of the special counsel’s investigation and suggests two things: More charges will be forthcoming related to the Clinton campaign’s attempt to sell the Alfa Bank conspiracy … [Read more…]

FBI raids DC home of Putin-allied Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska

A mansion in Washington, D.C., reportedly belonging to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska is being raided by the FBI, the agency confirmed Tuesday. Billionaire Deripaska is known for his ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin, as well as his prior business relationships with former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort and British ex-spy Christopher Steele. “We are … [Read more…]

Andrew McCabe’s settlement with the Department of Justice is a signal to John Durham

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabeAndrew George McCabeTrump criticizes Justice for restoring McCabe’s benefits The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Altria – Jan. 6 panel flexes its muscle McCabe wins back full FBI pension after being fired under Trump MORE was un-fired when the Department of Justice (DOJ) — now firmly under a Democratic … [Read more…]

Super Broadens Southeast Footprint with Launch in North Carolina

Helps homeowners and homebuyers across the state’s five largest cities care for their homes Published: Oct. 19, 2021 at 8:03 AM CDT|Updated: 55 minutes ago SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Super, an insurtech company that provides subscription care for the home, today announced its plans are now available to homeowners and home buyers in … [Read more…]

John Hood | Mortgage discrimination claims are bunk

RALEIGH — A few weeks ago, the Associated Press and a nonprofit journalism outfit called The Markup released a dataset and news stories purporting to prove the existence of pervasive discrimination against racial minorities by mortgage lenders. The McClatchy newspapers in North Carolina (The Charlotte Observer, The News & Observer in Raleigh, and the Herald-Sun … [Read more…]