Category Archives: FARA

Tuesday Open Thread | Paul Manafort wiretapped under secret court orders before & after the election

Washington (CNN)US investigators wiretapped former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort under secret court orders before and after the election, sources tell CNN, an extraordinary step involving a high-ranking campaign official now at the center of the Russia meddling probe. The … Continue reading

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Andrew Goldstein—public corruption chief is joining Mueller’s team

A top New York federal prosecutor is joining the team of Special Counsel Robert Mueller, the former FBI director leading an investigation into alleged Russian interference in the presidential election, a senior Justice Department official with knowledge of the matter … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | White House lawyers research impeachment

Washington (CNN)White House lawyers have begun researching impeachment procedures in an effort to prepare for what officials still believe is a distant possibility that President Donald Trump could have to fend off attempts to remove him from office, two people … Continue reading

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Breaking: Fmr FBI Director Robert Mueller Special Counsel appointed in Russia probe

Washington (CNN)The Justice Department on Wednesday appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to oversee the federal investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, including potential collusion between Trump campaign associates and Russian officials. Deputy Attorney General … Continue reading

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Explosive Dutch documentary says Trump has deep ties to Russia’s mafia underworld

A Dutch TV documentary alleges that President Donald Trump has extensive connections to Russia’s ruling oligarchs and a history of illegal racketeering. “Donald Trump’s business partners have included Russian oligarchs and convicted mobsters, which could make the president guilty of … Continue reading

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Senator Ed Markey confirms a #TrumpRussia Grand Jury has been empanelled in New York

Senator Ed Markey confirms subpoenas have been issued in Northern Virginia with regards to Michael Flynn and his associates and a Grand Jury has been empanelled in New York. Our country could be careening towards a constitutional crisis. I spoke … Continue reading

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FBI is targeting at least 28 individuals in Donald Trump’s Russia scandal

Reports for the past few weeks have painted the federal investigation into Donald Trump’s Russia scandal as have a far wider reach than previously believed, with one RICO case involving a number of targets, and one FARA case involving a … Continue reading

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