Friday, 22 Feb 2019
Category: Politics

Judge issues gag order in Roger Stone case after Instagram post controversy

He will no longer be permitted to speak publicly about his case. Roger Stone has been gagged. Judge Amy Berman Jackson issued an order Thursday barring the longtime Trump adviser and political trickster from publicly speaking about his case. “From this moment on, the defendant may not speak publicly about the investigation or the case […]

Robert Mueller’s “collusion” case so far, explained

Court filings about Cohen, Manafort, and Stone have alleged scandalous activities during the 2016 campaign. President Trump keeps insisting that special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation has found “no collusion” between his 2016 presidential campaign and Russia. But a close read of what we already know about what Mueller’s been doing suggests at the very least, […]

Jussie Smollett’s arrest doesn’t diminish the reality of hate crimes

Smollett was arrested for allegedly filing a false police report in a hoax. But hate crimes are real and widespread. Actor and singer Jussie Smollett claimed last month that two men attacked him in a hate crime, beating him as they called him racist and homophobic slurs. But Chicago police on Thursday arrested and charged […]

Jussie Smollett arrested and charged over alleged hate crime attack hoax

Police arrested and charged the Empire actor for allegedly filing a false police report. It’s been nearly a month since actor and singer Jussie Smollett said he was the victim of a racist and homophobic hate crime in an attack that briefly left him hospitalized. But now police have arrested and charged Smollett for allegedly […]