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Stunning New Charge in Watergate Scandal

Nixon henchmen planned attack on demonstrators and Daniel Ellsberg

(Newser) - Then-President Nixon's associates planned to attack antiwar protesters and whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg, NBC News reports. A never-published memo obtained by the network reveals that Watergate prosecutors had proof that Nixon operatives were targeting "long-haired demonstrators" at a 1972 Capitol rally and "in particular" bold-faced war opponents like... More »

New Name Surfaces in FBI's Russia Probe

The 'Guardian' says UK politician Nigel Farage is a 'person of interest'

(Newser) - The Guardian is floating the name of UK politician Nigel Farage as a figure in the FBI's Russia investigation. The newspaper reports that Farage—who was a big backer of Brexit, as well as a supporter of then-candidate Donald Trump—is a "person of interest" in the agency'... More »

Roger Stone: I 'Want to Puke' Over This Trump Image

Longtime ally criticizes decision to accept civilian honor from Saudi Arabia

(Newser) - At least one longtime Donald Trump ally wasn’t pleased with the president picking up an award in Saudi Arabia. That’s actually putting it mildly: "Candidly this makes me want to puke," tweeted Roger Stone after Trump was pictured receiving the Order of Abdulaziz, the nation's... More »

Meet Trump's 'Dirty Trickster' Accused of Russia Collusion

Roger Stone could be at center of FBI investigation

(Newser) - With Monday's news the FBI is investigating the Trump campaign, it's a good time to get the know the man who stands a good chance of being at the center of the investigation. Roger Stone, a Republican strategist who's championed a Trump presidency for three decades, has... More »

Worst-Dressed List Rides Again

GOP operative Roger Stone picks up celeb fashion no-nos from late Mr Blackwell

(Newser) - Roger Stone, infamous in political circles for his dirty tricks, is taking his snark to the world of fashion, the New York Post reports. Stone—who sports a tattoo of onetime boss Richard Nixon on his back—took it upon himself to fill the void left by the death of... More »

GOP Operative Involved in Spitzer Sting

But Roger Stone might have gotten involved too late

(Newser) - A GOP operative who was a teenage participant in the Watergate affair played a role in uncovering Eliot Spitzer’s prostitution habit, Talking Points Memo reports. But Roger Stone was likely too late to the scene to deserve credit for breaking the story. Stone, who was recently involved in leaving... More »

Anti-Hillary Group Boasts, Umm...a Creative Name

Fiesty GOP strategist fuels ugly partisan rift

(Newser) - A group by any other name wouldn’t sound as nasty: Citizens United Not Timid, an anti-Hillary group, has just filed for “527” status with the IRS. But it’s raising eyebrows not for its message but for its less-than-subtle acronym, reports Talking Points Memo. Not so coincidentally, Roger... More »

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