MATTIS IN UKRAINE | TRUMP CAMPAIGN AIDE TRIED TO ARRANGE FOR PUTIN CONFAB | STERN DEPICTS TRUMP’S SEIN KAMPF | SENATE COMMITTEE TO VOTE WHETHER TO DISCLOSE STEELE DOSSIER FIRM’S TESTIMONY | “WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOUR EXPECTING ZAPAD” | NUKES OF HAZARD

-----ON THE AGENDA-----   MATTIS IN UKRAINE FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reports, “U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is in Kyiv for Ukrainian Independence Day celebrations and talks with President Petro Poroshenko and Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak.” Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty notes, “The 26th anniversary of Ukraine's declaration of independence from the Soviet … Continue reading MATTIS IN UKRAINE | TRUMP CAMPAIGN AIDE TRIED TO ARRANGE FOR PUTIN CONFAB | STERN DEPICTS TRUMP’S SEIN KAMPF | SENATE COMMITTEE TO VOTE WHETHER TO DISCLOSE STEELE DOSSIER FIRM’S TESTIMONY | “WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOUR EXPECTING ZAPAD” | NUKES OF HAZARD

MOLE HUNT | SANCTIONS + EXXON | CITGO INAUGURAL GIFT | TWO SCALPS FOR THE RESISTANCE | RUSSIANS WAR GAMED ELECTION INTERFERENCE | ANOTHER DEAD RUSSIAN JOURNALIST

-----BREAKING-----   MOLE HUNT! CBS News reports the FBI and CIA are searching for a mole in their midst who “exposed thousands of top-secret documents that described CIA tools used to penetrate smartphones, smart televisions and computer systems” by passing this information to WikiLeaks and/or Russian intelligence, which cleansed it by passing it through WikiLeaks. … Continue reading MOLE HUNT | SANCTIONS + EXXON | CITGO INAUGURAL GIFT | TWO SCALPS FOR THE RESISTANCE | RUSSIANS WAR GAMED ELECTION INTERFERENCE | ANOTHER DEAD RUSSIAN JOURNALIST

CON TRAILS | DARKNESS AT NUNES | DEVELOPING IN DALLAS | “BRING ME THE LADDER!”

-----BREAKING-----   STEAL THIS ELECTION CNN reports, “The FBI has information that indicates associates of President Donald Trump communicated with suspected Russian operatives to possibly coordinate the release of information damaging to Hillary Clinton's campaign,” citing US officials. According to one unnamed official, this is “partly what FBI Director James Comey was referring to when … Continue reading CON TRAILS | DARKNESS AT NUNES | DEVELOPING IN DALLAS | “BRING ME THE LADDER!”