BREAKING NEWS: Special Counsel Robert Mueller impanels grand jury in Russia investigation

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63 Responses to BREAKING NEWS: Special Counsel Robert Mueller impanels grand jury in Russia investigation

  1. What is Trump up to w/ sending private appreciation messages to Robert Mueller after publicly calling the investigation a witch hunt? Is he trying to Comey him?

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  2. In the words of Martha And The Vandellas “Nowhere to run to, baby, nowhere to hide. Got nowhere to run to, baby….”

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  7. Look at this mofo, y’all. Threatening violence….

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    • Ametia says:

      “I find Alan Dershowitz’s comments about a grand jury very offensive,” Painter remarked. “Black people could be just as fair to Donald Trump as white people. This race-baiting something unacceptable. I’m a graduate of the university that employs him and for him to be shooting his mouth off talking about the racial makeup of a grand jury it’s offensive. It’s offensive to our system of democracy and the United States.”

      “Of course he doesn’t like grand juries because he spent most of his life defending very rich people who were very guilty going back to the von Bulow trial,” Painter raged. “He doesn’t like grand juries, but doesn’t need to bring race into it. This race-baiting is something that is unacceptable and we should not be encouraging that and President Trump has been doing a lot of it, as are people working for him. I’m shocked to see a prominent law professor engage in the race-baiting.”

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  12. rikyrah says:

    uh huh
    uh huh

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  15. rikyrah says:

    What the Mueller Grand Jury Means
    Aug 4, 2017

    Hours after news broke that Robert Mueller, the special counsel in the Russia probe, has impanelled a grand jury as part of his investigation, President Trump declared at a rally in West Virginia that “the Russia story is a total fabrication. It’s just an excuse for the greatest loss in the history of American politics.”

    Trump’s comments, which were meant to denigrate and perhaps thwart the Mueller probe, were undermined by the fact that the grand jury has been at work for several weeks in the District of Columbia.

    Grand juries don’t investigate hoaxes, and there are rules against using them for anything resembling a political witch hunt. As several former federal prosecutors told me, the grand jury is significant because it means that Mueller is in the midst of a ‘predicated’ criminal investigation. That is, he has reached the point where he has evidence of criminal conduct.

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  16. rikyrah says:

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    • Ametia says:

      It’s really NOT rocket science the ties to Russia.

      But diagrams, gymnastics and pretzel-twisting explanations are required for white men’s NEFARIOUS DEEDS.

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  18. rikyrah says:

    Y’ALL,
    Comey was about that life when it comes to Black Professional Sensibilities…
    He told TEN people about his encounters with Dolt45!

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  19. Daniel says:

    This is great. Check out my thoughts on Russian collusion and Trump’s Blame Game https://political-vibes.com/2017/08/03/trumps-blame-game/ He acts like a guilty man

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  20. rikyrah says:

    nellcote • 14 minutes ago

    senate holding pro-forma sessions so donnie can’t make recess appointments. lol

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  21. rikyrah says:

    this thread

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  25. rikyrah says:

    BWA H AH AH AH HA HA HA

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      • eliihass says:

        “…Jessie Liu, a former Justice Department official who served on President Trump’s DOJ transition team, will be the president’s nominee for US attorney in the District of Columbia, multiple sources familiar with the process tell BuzzFeed News.

        The US attorney’s office in Washington has long played a leading role in national security investigations and corruption cases against public officials and federal employees. If confirmed, Liu is poised to become an important player in both the local and national law enforcement community.

        Given the office’s location and its jurisdiction to prosecute government fraud and corruption, local US attorneys have historically enjoyed a close relationship with Main Justice. When former US attorney general Eric Holder recused himself from an investigation into national security leaks, he put two US attorneys in charge: Ronald Machen in DC, and current Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who at the time was the top federal prosecutor in Maryland…”

        https://www.buzzfeed.com/zoetillman/trump-will-nominate-a-member-of-his-doj-transition-team-to?utm_term=.tve45AEom#.gjyn0yMoP

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    • eliihass says:

      He’s already trying to preemptively interfere, coerce..

      “… Trump personally met with a U.S. attorney nominee prior to her selection in June in an unusual move that raised red flags for former officials, CNN reported Thursday.

      A number of former Justice Department and White House sources told CNN the rare meeting is at odds with the custom of guarding U.S. attorneys from political influence, especially considering that she would be the leading the largest federal prosecutor’s office in the country.

      Jessie Liu, the current deputy general counsel for the Treasury Department and Trump’s pick for U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia, said in her responses to the Senate Judiciary Committee that she met with Trump as part of the interview process.

      “It’s wrong, and the reason it’s wrong is that it serves to undermine the rule of law,” former U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Alabama Joyce Vance told CNN. “This goes to the independence of the Justice Department” and “any effort by any president to diminish that is problematic.”

      One former White House counsel echoed the concerns, saying that because it would be virtually impossible for a president to meet with all 93 presidentially appointed U.S. attorneys prior to nomination, “it is fair to ask why President Trump chose to meet only with the candidate for the US attorney in Washington, DC.”

      http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/343088-trump-held-rare-meeting-with-us-attorney-nominee-report

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  26. Ametia says:

    So #45’s fleeing Washington, as Bobby 3 Sticks impanels the grand jury, huh?

    Trump set to take 17-day vacation to New Jersey golf resort after vowing not to take off

    Flee the swamp!

    President Trump — who long railed against elected officials taking vacation — is going on vacation for 17 days starting Friday.

    The commander-in-chief, who as a candidate said he’d be too busy to golf if elected, will spend the nearly three weeks at his Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J.

    But it might be something of a forced trip.

    http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/trump-set-17-day-vacation-new-jersey-golf-resort-article-1.3380973

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  28. So Mueller has impaneled his own #Grandjury?

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  29. Sean Hannity thought doubling down on smears about Mueller would stop ISH. I told you….He ain’t scared of you mofos

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  30. rikyrah says:

    Willy Sutton told you years ago…

    you go where the money is…

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  32. Ametia says:

    The grand jury is in for the Trump-Russia probe.

    Special Counsel Robert Mueller has impaneled a grand jury for his investigation into the Trump campaign’s potential Russia ties, according to a report Thursday.

    Mueller’s move indicates his investigation has already taken major steps forward, and that he’s preparing to ramp up the investigative work for a long time coming.

    The grand jury in Washington, D.C. started its work several weeks ago and it is likely to continue for months, The Wall Street Journal reported.

    Grand juries have the power to subpoena documents, get testimonies under oath and seek indictments if there is evidence of a crime. Mueller’s panel shows that he’s anticipating the clout of his probe to intensify.

    Since grand juries work in secret, little else is known about this latest twist in the inquiry.

    Trump’s special counsel Ty Cobb told the Journal he wasn’t even aware of the grand jury.

    http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/mueller-impaneled-grand-jury-trump-russia-probe-article-1.3381717

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  33. It’s on and poppin now!

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  34. rikyrah says:

    another Wire reference

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  35. rikyrah says:

    Told you before…someone on another blog got me thinking this…

    Mueller Coming….Yo…..

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    For reference…

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