Voting rights become a flashpoint in Georgia governor’s race

‘But through a process that Kemp calls voter roll maintenance and his opponents call voter roll purges, Kemp’s office has cancelled over 1.4 million voter registrations since 2012. Nearly 670,000 registrations were cancelled in 2017 alone.’

The Ethics Complaints Against Justice Brett Kavanaugh Haven’t Gone Away

NEW: Justice Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to SCOTUS, but the ethics complaints filed against him haven’t gone away — per letter just made public, Chief Justice John Roberts is transferring them to the 10th Circuit

Dutch agencies provide crucial intel about Russia’s interference in US-elections

On January 25, 2018 Dutch newspaper de Volkskrant and TV program Nieuwsuur reported that in 2014 the Dutch Intelligence agency General Intelligence and Security Service (AIVD) successfully infiltrated the computers of Cozy Bear and observed the hacking of the head office of the DNC and subsequently The White House and were the first to alert the National Security Agency about the cyber-intrusion.

Californian Who Unwittingly Aided Russian Election Interference Gets 6 Months in Prison

BREAKING: Mueller takes down another bad actor.

‘The man, Richard Pinedo, was the third defendant to be sentenced in the investigation of the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, into Russia’s election interference and whether any Trump associates conspired. He was also ordered to serve six months of home detention after his time in prison.’

Trust in Vladimir Putin declines steeply among Russians, poll shows

‘Trust in Vladimir Putin and Russia’s ruling party have declined steeply over the past year with analysts pointing to the government’s controversial pension changes as the main reason.

In a poll by the independent Levada Centre, 39% of Russians listed Putin as a politican they trust. That is a 20% decrease from November 2017, when Putin was named by 59% of Russians, according to the same polling agency.’

Nikki Haley has up to $1 million in debt as she steps down as U.N. ambassador

‘Federal ethics reports show Nikki Haley had debt from $525,000 to about $1.1 million in 2017 from two credit cards, a mortgage and a line of credit last year.’

Rick Gates Sought Online Manipulation Plans From Israeli Intelligence Firm for Trump Campaign

HUGE: ‘Rick Gates, a top Trump campaign aide, requested proposals in 2016 from an Israeli company to create fake online identities, to use social media manipulation and to gather intelligence to help defeat Republican primary race opponents and Hillary Clinton

AP investigation: Deported parents may lose kids to adoption

‘As the deportees were led off the plane onto the steamy San Salvador tarmac, an anguished Araceli Ramos Bonilla burst into tears, her face contorted with pain: “They want to steal my daughter!”

It had been 10 weeks since Ramos had last held her 2-year-old, Alexa. Ten weeks since she was arrested crossing the border into Texas and U.S. immigration authorities seized her daughter and told her she would never see the girl again.’