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Robert Mueller to provide Paul Manafort with free room and board until September

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 15, 2018 at 1:00pm 6/15/2018 at 1:00pm
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Special Counsel Robert Mueller finally has sent someone to jail. Paul Manafort.

For nothing having to do with Russia or the Trump campaign.

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Mueller and His Team Accuse Manafort of Witness Tampering

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 7:00am 6/5/2018 at 7:00am
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In a court filing Monday, U.S. Special Counselor accused former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort of tampering with potential witnesses.

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Manafort hearing transcript reflects Mueller fishing expedition being put on trial

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 9:35pm 5/5/2018 at 9:35pm
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We reported on Friday about the hearing in federal court in Virginia regarding Paul Manafort’s request to have his criminal indictment and case dismissed because it was beyond the jurisdiction of Special Counsel Robert Mueller to prosecute.

Statements made by the judge during the hearing generated a lot of news, 

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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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“Trump would be crazy if he goes into a verbal back and forth with Mueller”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 9:00am 4/5/2018 at 9:00am

I was a guest on the Mark Levin Show on Wednesday evening, April 4, 2018.

The topic was my post, Rosenstein Memo confirming Mueller could investigate Manafort came a week after raid on Manafort’s home. We also covered related topics such as Manafort’s attempt to get the case against him thrown out, and whether...

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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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Top Mueller Attorney Attended Hillary’s Election Night Party

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 8, 2017 at 1:30pm 12/8/2017 at 1:30pm
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One of the top attorneys working with special counsel Mueller in the Russia investigation attended Hillary’s election night party, reports the WSJ.

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Revealed: Key Mueller Team Prosecutor Praised Sally Yates’ Refusal to Enforce Trump Travel Order

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 5:00pm 12/5/2017 at 5:00pm
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Judicial Watch released emails from the Department of Justice today and some of them showed support for former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates when she refused to support President Donald Trump’s travel restrictions from some Middle East countries.

It sounds like no big deal, right? Well, it turns out one of the...

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Mueller’s Quest for The Donald: Making sense of the Michael Flynn plea

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 1, 2017 at 8:20pm 12/1/2017 at 8:20pm

Today was another spectacular speculative day on Twitter and in the media due to Michael Flynn’s guilty plea to one count of lying to the FBI regarding Flynn’s communications with the Russian Ambassador in late December 2016.

A somewhat moribund Russia-collusion conspiracy community sprang back to life instantaneously.The treason-choir found its...

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Mueller finds another process crime: Michael Flynn pleads to making false statement (Updated w Plea Docs)

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 1, 2017 at 9:49am 12/1/2017 at 9:49am
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As predicted, Robert Mueller’s investigation was more likely to find process crimes, such as making false statements to federal investigators, or crimes unrelated to alleged Russia collusion, than crimes related to actual collusion.

Mueller just charged Michael Flynn with lying to the FBI during a January 2017 interview (which predated Mueller) about...

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Mueller Investigating Alleged Deal Between Michael Flynn, Turkey to Hand Over Cleric

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 10, 2017 at 2:30pm 11/10/2017 at 2:30pm

In March, I blogged about a report in The Wall Street Journal, in which former CIA Director James Moosley claimed he attended a meeting with former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn and Turkish Foreign Ministers to discuss removing Fehtullah Gulen, a Turkish cleric living in Pennsylvania. This meeting happened when Flynn...

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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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Report: Mueller Has Evidence To Bring Charges Against General Flynn, His Son

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 1:30pm 11/5/2017 at 1:30pm
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Earlier this week, Professor Jacobson noted that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation is focused on process crimes and other things unrelated to the purpose of the Trump campaign-Russia collusion investigation.

He wrote:

So I’ve had to watch several news cycles without being able to jump in. One...

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The Optics of Trump’s Flip-flop On Investigating Hillary Clinton

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 3:30pm 11/4/2017 at 3:30pm
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One of the mainstays of then-candidate Trump’s campaign rallies was the attendees’ “lock her up” chant, a reaction to his campaign promise to “jail crooked Hillary” Clinton.

In late November of last year, President Trump shocked many of his supporters by announcing that ...

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