By Hillary Chabot | [email protected] | Boston HeraldPUBLISHED: March 17, 2019 at 10:05 pm | UPDATED: March 18, 2019 at 5:43 am Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh gave a strong indication yesterday that he’d back former Vice President and long-time pal Joseph P. Biden in a 2020 presidential campaign — a move that’d be a stinging snub for hometown candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren. “Everyone’s asking me who I’m going to endorse,” Walsh said at Boston’s annual St. Patrick’s Day breakfast, an event where pols trade veiled barbs and croon Irish ballads off-key. “I have an old friend who hasn’t announced yet. And I just want to wait to see the full field. People say my friend’s potentially too old, too moderate, talks too much,” Walsh continued before hitting the punchline. “But I think (U.S. Rep.) Steve Lynch deserves a chance.” Walsh has developed a strong friendship with Biden since becoming … [Read more...] about Joe Biden connection puts Marty Walsh in a tight spot with Elizabeth Warren
Bryan Logan, provided by Published 7:31 pm PST, Sunday, February 17, 2019 CBS News/60 Minutes Former deputy FBI director Andrew McCabe described the conversation during which he said deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein first offered to secretly record President Donald Trump in the White House. In a Sunday night airing of "60 Minutes," McCabe described what he said was an "incredibly turbulent, incredibly stressful" period after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey in May 2017. "I can't describe to you accurately enough the pressure and the chaos that Rod and I were trying to operate under at that time," McCabe said of himself and Rosenstein. It was during that time, according to McCabe, that Rosenstein suggested secretly recording Trump, ostensibly to collect evidence that could reveal the president's motivations for firing Comey, who had been leading the FBI's Russia investigation at the time. Former deputy FBI director Andrew McCabe described the conversation … [Read more...] about Former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe reveals what he says prompted Rod Rosenstein to suggest wearing a wire to record Trump
Michelle Mark, provided by Published 4:41 pm PST, Saturday, February 16, 2019 Associated Press/Matthias Schrader Vice President Mike Pence brought greeting from President Donald Trump to the Munich Security Conference on Friday — and was met with several seconds of silence. The Munich Security Conference is an annual meeting that has taken place since the Cold War, in which leaders address major foreign policy challenges. But the conference attendees openly criticized Trump, noting in the conference report that Trump has an "irritating enthusiasm for strongmen across the globe" and a "disdain for international institutions." Vice President Mike Pence was met with several beats of awkward silence on Friday when he mentioned President Donald Trump during a speech at the Munich Security Conference, which featured a host of world leaders and European allies. Pence paused for applause after praising Trump for his purported efforts to "strengthen America's military … [Read more...] about Mike Pence tried to ‘bring greetings’ from Trump to an audience of world leaders. The silence was deafening.