Category Archives: FBI

Friday Open Thread | Mueller asked WH for phone records on Air Force One statement

Special counsel Robert Mueller has asked the White House to turn over all its documents related to Donald Trump Jr.’s initial statement on a meeting with a Russian lawyer at Trump Tower. The statement, which was reportedly drafted on Air … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread

IS #45’s son-in-law going to take the hit for him?

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Wednesday Open Thread | Georgia State Rep. Jason Spencer warns black attorney she ‘may go missing’ if she tries to remove Confederate monument

A Republican member of the Georgia House of Representatives issued a veiled threat of lynching to a black former colleague who expressed anti-Confederate memorial sentiments on his Facebook. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Georgia State Rep. Jason Spencer (R) did … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Meet the lawyers Robert Mueller has hired for the Russia investigation

As the investigation into the Trump campaign’s possible ties to Russia gains traction, special counsel Robert Mueller has begun quietly assembling a formidable team of top lawyers and investigators. Mueller has so far hired 16 people and intends to bring … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | #JeffSessions discussed Trump campaign matters with Russian ambassador

Attorney General Jeff Sessions discussed issues related to the Trump campaign with Russia’s ambassador to the US, Sergey Kislyak, during the 2016 election, current and former US officials told The Washington Post on Friday. The officials’ assessment was based on … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Trump slams AG Jeff Sessions in NYT Interview

President Donald Trump said he never would have appointed Jeff Sessions as attorney general had he known he’d recuse himself from the Russia investigation, and warned that special counsel Robert Mueller would cross a red line if he expanded 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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