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Manafort Judge: Mueller only really cares about the “prosecution or impeachment” of Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 4, 2018 at 12:36pm 5/4/2018 at 12:36pm

Almost since the day Robert Mueller was appointed, I have been pointing out that Mueller has gone rogue and is employing a scorched earth strategy to get Trump, on anything.

The Paul Manafort prosecution on things having nothing to do with the reason Mueller was appointed, alleged Russia collusion, is a good...

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Manafort lawyers: Mueller “has not produced any materials” showing Manafort contacts with Russians (Updated)

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 9:05pm 5/3/2018 at 9:05pm
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There was an interesting filing recently by Paul Manafort in the prosecution by Robert Mueller’s team against him in the Eastern District of Virginia.

The filing concerned leaks reported in the media that were attributed by the media to government sources. Some of those media reports alleged Manafort contact with Russians. Manafort...

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Rosenstein Memo confirming Mueller could investigate Manafort came a week after raid on Manafort’s home

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at 9:00pm 4/3/2018 at 9:00pm
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Paul Manafort has moved to have the October 27, 2017 Indictment, and subsequent Superseding Indictment, d...

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Robert Mueller indicts Paul Manafort a second time for things having nothing to do with Trump or Russian meddling

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 8:30pm 2/22/2018 at 8:30pm
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Paul Manafort made a tragic life decision when he agreed to serve as Trump’s campaign manager during the primaries, mostly because of his expertise in working delegates in floor fights. He just didn’t know it at the time.

Because Manafort was associated with the Trump campaign, he has come under the watch...

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Paul Manafort sues to rein in Mueller

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 5:00pm 1/3/2018 at 5:00pm
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One of the concerns about the appointment of Robert Mueller as special counsel is that from the get go his investigation has appeared to go far afield of the “Russia collusion” that was the basis for his appointment.

I made this point in an earlier post with regard to the guilty plea...

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Judge Issues Gag Order in Manafort Case

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 1:30pm 11/8/2017 at 1:30pm
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A judge has issued a gag order in the case of former President Donald Trump chairman Paul Manafort and his protege Rick Gates. From Politico:

U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson’s directive Wednesday doesn’t ban such statements outright, but prohibits any remarks that “pose a substantial likelihood of material prejudice to...

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Manafort Charges Include Conspiracy Against U.S., Money Laundering, False Statements

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 30, 2017 at 8:30am 10/30/2017 at 8:30am
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President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort has surrendered to authorities at the FBI field office in Washington, D.C., and indicted along with his former business associate Rick Gates on charges of money laundering and conspiracy against the United States.

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CBS News: Manafort wiretaps may have picked up conversations with Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 11:30am 9/20/2017 at 11:30am
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WiretapGate keeps getting curiouser and curiouser.

A couple of days ago there were reports that Team Mueller told Paul Manafort he likely would be indicted, and that Manafort was wiretapped before and after the 2016 election.

Today brings a report from CBS News that those wiretaps took place during the campaign. The media...

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As the Mueller leaks turn: Manafort wiretapped during and after election

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 18, 2017 at 8:30pm 9/18/2017 at 8:30pm
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It has been a short while since we checked in on how the Prosecutors In Search of a Crime, aka Mueller Special Prosecutor, was doing.

A 17th attorney was added, inching Team Mueller closer to the size of the entire U.S. Attorney’s Office for the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.

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Was Mueller raid on Manafort home an intimidation stunt?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 11:30am 8/9/2017 at 11:30am
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I woke up to numerous alerts on my phone about an FBI raid on Paul Manafort’s home in connection to the investigation into possible Russian interference in our election. At first, it appeared that the raid happened this morning, but a deeper reading showed it occurred on July 26.

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FBI and Justice Dept Investigate Manafort’s Firm

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 19, 2016 at 8:00pm 8/19/2016 at 8:00pm

Earlier this morning Donald Trump’s campaign manager, Paul Manafort, resigned from his post.

Speculation Manafort was entangled in a pro-Russian lobbying scheme made headlines earlier this week and was cited as a possible reason for his campaign resignation.

That speculation has turned into a full-on federal investigation.

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Trump Campaign Manager Paul Manafort Resigns

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 19, 2016 at 10:28am 8/19/2016 at 10:28am
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Wednesday, news that Breitbart Chair Steve Bannon would be running the Trump show (officially) broke the internet. Not twenty-four hours ago, the Trump campaign refused to answer questions about the campaign’s staffing shakeup. This morning, Trump’s campaign manager, Paul Manafort resigned.

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Trump Promotes Paul Manafort to Campaign Manager

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 12:30pm 6/22/2016 at 12:30pm

Members inside GOP presumptive presidential candidate Donald Trump’s campaign said that Paul Manafort has taken over as campaign manager:

Three people close to the campaign said some of Trump’s staff viewed Lewandowski as opposing strategic changes and staff hires urged for the general election campaign by Paul Manafort, a strategist hired in...

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Rep. Maxine Waters: I want AG William Barr “out of DOJ, disbarred, disgraced, & investigated”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 5:30pm 2/19/2020 at 5:30pm
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It was easy to laugh at Democrat Rep. Maxine Waters when she repeated early and often that she wanted Trump impeached.

But when Democrats regained control of the House in 2018, Waters was among the leaders in pushing towards and achieving impeachment.

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Trump as Human Shield

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 23, 2019 at 8:25pm 12/23/2019 at 8:25pm
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I had not seen the tweet of the Featured Image by Trump until I read a column by Michael Goodwin in The NY Post, Donald Trump’s ‘they’re after you’ tweet says it all:

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Horowitz: ‘I Think the Activities We Found Here Don’t Vindicate Anybody Who Touched’ the FISA Applications

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 5:00pm 12/11/2019 at 5:00pm
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Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz lashed out at the FBI during his testimony in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee.

He released his report on the investigation into the origins of the Trump-Russia probe and FISA warrants on former Trump adviser Carter Page a few days ago.

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Jury Finds Roger Stone Guilty of Lying to Congress, Witness Tampering

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 15, 2019 at 2:00pm 11/15/2019 at 2:00pm
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A jury has found Roger Stone guilty of lying to Congress and witness tampering:

The jury found Stone repeatedly misrepresented and concealed his 2016 attempt at collaborating with WikiLeaks and founder Julian Assange to obtain dirt on then-candidate Hillary Clinton and stolen emails when speaking with Trump-Russia investigators from the House Intelligence...

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