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Mueller investigation looking more and more like The Revenge of James Comey

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 8:05pm 12/5/2017 at 8:05pm

On May 17, 2017, Robert Mueller was appointed Special Counsel, after the firing of FBI Director James Comey amid accusations by Comey, leaked to the NY Times, that Comey had resisted Trump’s desire to “let go” of the investigation of Michael Flynn:

“I hope you can see your way clear to letting...

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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 Probe Has Cost Taxpayers Almost $7 Million Between May – September

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 3:30pm 12/5/2017 at 3:30pm

A new report has shown that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe has cost taxpayers almost $7 million from May 17 to September 30, which is when the federal fiscal year ended.

This news comes after outlets reported that Mueller sent a subpoena to Deutsche Bank earlier this fall for documents about President...

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ABC’s Brian Ross Will No Longer Cover Stories Related to Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 10:00am 12/5/2017 at 10:00am

ABC News suspended Brian Ross for his incorrect report last Friday about former Trump adviser Michael Flynn. Ross is currently enjoying a four week long suspension without pay.

Now the network has decided he won’t cover stories related to President Donald Trump.

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Agent Who Mueller Removed for Anti-Trump Messages Softened Comey’s Clinton Description

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 4, 2017 at 7:30pm 12/4/2017 at 7:30pm

This past summer, Special Counsel Robert Mueller removed an FBI agent from his investigation into possible collusion between Russia and President Donald Trump’s campaign due to anti-Trump messages he sent. The news was only made public over the weekend.

This agent, Peter Strzok, is also the man who changed former FBI Head...

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Why is Robert Mueller even investigating the presidential transition?

http://www.nbcnews.com/video/former-fbi-director-robert-mueller-named-special-counsel-in-the-russia-investigation-946481731669
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 11:00am 12/3/2017 at 11:00am
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Michael Flynn pleaded guilty last week to lying to FBI investigators regarding conversations Flynn had with the Russian Ambassador in late December 2016, barely three weeks before the Trump administration was sworn into office.

Such transitions contact with foreigners are routine, and took place during prior administrations, including the Obama administration. That...

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Important aspect of ABC News Mike Flynn debacle is market tumble at prospect of Trump political danger

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 12:00pm 12/2/2017 at 12:00pm

Do not trust anti-Trump mainstream media reports based on anonymous sources. That’s something we have learned time and again as the motive and pressure to generate headlines on supposed Russia campaign collusion is enormous.

It’s not just a matter of bad faith, although there’s plenty of that. It’s competition, and the desire...

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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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Did Donald Trump Jr. collude with Wikileaks during the election?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 6:00pm 11/14/2017 at 6:00pm

Monday, Donald Trump Jr. published a series of tweets which included screen shots of Twitter private messages between himself and Wikileaks.

According to a report in The Atlantic, the messages, along with thousands of documents were turned over by Trump Jr.’s lawyers to the congressional committee investigating Russia’s meddling in the...

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Sessions to Congress: Didn’t Lie About Russia, Considering Special Counsel for Uranium One

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 1:00pm 11/14/2017 at 1:00pm
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions is currently facing the House Judiciary Committee over the DOJ’s decision to review the Uranium One deal and the Clinton Foundation. Of course, the subject has strayed and others have asked about special counsel on FBI’s handling of failed Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s email investigation.

One of...

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Papadopoulos Says He Lied To FBI Out of Loyalty to Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 4:30pm 11/12/2017 at 4:30pm
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George Papadopoulos, President Trump’s former foreign policy aide, pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about the timing of meetings in which he participated.

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Man With the Supposed ‘Dirt’ on Hillary Disappears

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 9:00am 11/9/2017 at 9:00am
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On October 30, I blogged how President Donald Trump’s former foreign policy advisor George Papadopoulos pled guilty to making false statements to the FBI about contact with Russians.

Well, the man who supposedly possessed “thousands of emails” on failed Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has disappeared.

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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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Russian lawyer meeting with Fusion GPS before/after Don Jr. mtg probably just *coincidence*

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 8:45pm 11/7/2017 at 8:45pm
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Remember the meeting Donald Trump, Jr. had with the Russian lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskaya? The meeting that Veselnitskaya arranged on the promise of dirt on Hillary Clinton, but which appears to have been just a means of lobbying Trump on the Magnitsky Act. The leak about the meeting set off several news...

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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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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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