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Russia, Russia, Russia: Roger Stone Testifies Before House Intelligence Committee

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 5:30pm 9/26/2017 at 5:30pm
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Roger Stone, an ally of and unofficial campaign adviser of President Trump, testified Tuesday in a closed hearing of the House Intelligence Committee.  Though Stone requested an open hearing, it was at the Committee’s insistence that the interview be closed.

This is the latest in the efforts of Congress to root out...

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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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Dem Congresswoman on Russia: “I’m not convinced they didn’t get into [voting] machines”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 8:30am 9/14/2017 at 8:30am
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Not even Hillary Clinton, acclaimed author of What Happened, went this far.  On Wednesday’s Hardball, Dem Rep. Jackie Speier called Russian “hacking” of the presidential election an “act of war.” Taking things a significant step further, Speier said:

“I’m not convinced that they didn’t get into the [voting] machines.”

That was too much even...

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Scarborough: Trump aides better cooperate with Mueller

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 28, 2017 at 11:30am 8/28/2017 at 11:30am
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On today’s Morning Joe, Mika Brzezinski and Mike Barnicle fretted over the personal impact the investigations surrounding the Trump administration are having on aides to the president. Each wondered, “what do you tell your children?”

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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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Trump Signs Russia Sanctions Bill, Calls it ‘Significantly Flawed’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 11:30am 8/2/2017 at 11:30am
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President Donald Trump has signed a bill that imposes sanctions on Russia for alleged interference in our presidential election and on Iran and North Korea for their missile programs. However, in a signing statement, Trump called the bill “significantly flawed.”

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Lindsey Graham: ‘Russians Were Behind Org That Tried to Get Dirt on Trump’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 4:00pm 7/27/2017 at 4:00pm
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Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) told Fox News and CNN that the Senate Judiciary Committee learned from Bill Browder, the CEO and co-founder of Hermitage Capital, that Fusion GPS, the firm behind the dossier that contained false information about President Donald Trump, also worked for the Russians. He said:

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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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CNN’s Avlon: Trump “Trying to Back Channel the Saturday Night Massacre”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 8:30am 7/25/2017 at 8:30am
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On CNN this morning, Daily Beast editor-in-chief and CNN analyst John Avlon said that President Trump is “trying to back channel the Saturday Night Massacre.” That was a reference to the episode during the Watergate investigation in which President Nixon ordered the firing of special prosecutor Archibald Cox, leading to the resignations...

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Former FBI Agent Watts: “I Believe” Kushner’s “Account of Things”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 24, 2017 at 8:38am 7/24/2017 at 8:38am

Mika Brzezinski was doing her best on today’s Morning Joe to undermine the just-released statement by Jared Kushner on his dealings with the Russians. But when Mika tried to tee up former FBI agent Clint Watts to take a shot at the statement, she got what must have come as an...

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Fusion GPS Co-founder Behind Bogus Trump-Russia “Dossier” Taking the 5th

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 2:30pm 7/22/2017 at 2:30pm
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Glenn Simpson, co-founder of Fusion GPS, is taking the 5th and will not testify to his or his firm’s role in the compilation of the discredited Trump-Russia “Dossier.”

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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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Media scoop of undisclosed Trump-Putin “meeting” at G20 falls apart

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 8:40am 7/19/2017 at 8:40am

The competition among major media to feed the Russia-mania news cycle beast leads to shoddy (at best) reporting.

We saw that yesterday, when the Washington Post ran a scoop about Trump having an “undisclosed hour-long meeting with Putin at G-20 Summit.”

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