Truman Capote

Democracy in Crisis: Republicans seek leaks, raise possibility of prosecuting press

Democracy in Crisis: Republicans seek leaks, raise possibility of prosecuting press

Republicans collectively twisted themselves into knots Monday in order to ignore what was really happening in the hearings on Russian hacking of the election and tried to use it as an opportunity for another attack on the free press.

FBI Director James Comey confirmed during the House Select Intelligence Committee hearing into Russian interference in the U.S. election on Monday that the FBI is investigating connections between the Trump campaign and Russia.

"The FBI, as part of our counterintelligence mission, is investigating the Russian government's efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, and that includes investigating the nature of any links between...

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