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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

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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Mueller proceeding as predicted: Rounding up the usual suspects and process crimes

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 7:15pm 11/1/2017 at 7:15pm
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Sorry I’ve been mostly absent the past week.

The Vassar meltdown threw me for a loop. I devoted much more time getting ready for the lecture due to the campus hysteria, and have had to devote more time than expected after the event starting the process of addressing the malicious lies spread...

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Tony Podesta Leaves Lobbying Firm After Inclusion in Mueller Probe

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 30, 2017 at 4:00pm 10/30/2017 at 4:00pm
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Okay, what isn’t going to happen today!? First President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and then his former campaign foreign policy advisor.

Now Tony Podesta has decided to leave his lobbying company the Podesta Group after Special Counsel Robert Mueller included the group in his investigation.

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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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Report: Mueller To Issue First Indictment Monday

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 12:03pm 10/29/2017 at 12:03pm
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The Special Council investigation led by James Comey friend and ally and former FBI head Robert Mueller has been

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Mueller Investigation Now Includes Democratic Lobbyist Tony Podesta

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 23, 2017 at 10:00am 10/23/2017 at 10:00am
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Be careful for what you wish for because it may go your way, but it may also come back to bite you. The left has pressured for an investigation to find collusion between President Donald Trump and Russia, but now that investigation has brought in one of their own.

Mueller’s investigation now...

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A warning about Robert Mueller, from a civil liberties lawyer he tried to entrap

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 11:00am 10/21/2017 at 11:00am
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It has been relatively quiet lately on the Russian-collusion Democrat-Media leak and rumor mill. “Relatively” is the key word.

What once was a sustained campaign of leaks timed to hit every 2-3 days to create a permanent Russia-collusion news cycle, now barely makes a sound.

Of course, some Russian collusion is more newsworthy...

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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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Does Rod Rosenstein also need to recuse himself?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 7, 2017 at 5:35pm 8/7/2017 at 5:35pm
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Jeff Sessions, in what so far is the defining event of the Trump administration, recused himself from involvement in the investigation of Russian meddling in the election because of a potential conflict.

That recusal set in motion a series of steps that eventually led to the appointment by Deputy Attorney General Rod...

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Mueller Impanels Grand Jury in Russia Investigation

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 7:00pm 8/3/2017 at 7:00pm
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Special Counsel Robert Mueller has launched a grand jury in Washington, D.C., for his investigation into alleged Russian influence into our presidential election. The Wall Street Journal reported:

The grand jury, which began its work in recent weeks, is a sign that Mr. Mueller’s inquiry is ramping up and that it will...

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There’s no good way out for Trump from Special Counsel quicksand

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 7:05pm 7/25/2017 at 7:05pm

I appeared this morning on the Sandy Rios in the Morning on American Family Radio. I’ve appeared on Sandy’s show before, and I appreciate that she gives me plenty of time. The segment is 30 minutes long.

We talked about several topics, all surrounding Special Counsel Robert Mueller, and Trump’s related frustration with...

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Deputy AG Rosenstein: Will wait to see if Mueller investigation “results” affected by conflicts

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 21, 2017 at 10:00am 7/21/2017 at 10:00am
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Asked by Fox News‘ Martha MacCallum whether he’s bothered by the fact that some of the lawyers hired by special counsel Robert Mueller made donations to Hillary Clinton’s campaign, Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein responded:

“At the Department of Justice, we judge by results, and so, my view about that is, we’ll see...

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Mueller found the man (Trump), now he’ll find the crime

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 11:49am 7/20/2017 at 11:49am
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The NY Times has published excerpts of its interview yesterday with Donald Trump.

While there were several newsworthy comments, most focus is on the criticism of Jeff Sessions recusing himself from the investigation and the resulting appointment of Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Sessions’ recusal is the most consequential event of the Trump...

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Mueller legal team approaching size of entire US Attorney’s Office for Rhode Island

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 23, 2017 at 9:10pm 6/23/2017 at 9:10pm
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When Robert Mueller was first appointed Special Counsel, I thought, given his generally good reputation, that this might be a streamlined process with fewer leaks, focused on either proving or disproving allegations of Russian interference.

But I did acknowledge, for example in this radio interview, that there was a risk that in the...

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