Category Archives: Obstruction of Justice

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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Breaking News: Trump dictated son’s misleading statement on meeting with Russian lawyer

President Trump reportedly dictated a misleading statement about his son’s meeting with a Russian lawyer that was ultimately issued to the New York Times by Donald Trump Jr., The Washington Post reported Monday evening. Trump dictated the statement on July … Continue reading

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Maddow: Lindsey Graham & Chuck Grassley try block FBI investigation

Don’t believe a word from Lindsey Graham & Chuck Grassley when it comes to Russia investigations. THEY’RE PLAYING US ALL. They don’t want an investigation. Lindsey Graham and Chuck Grassley has requested FISA applications from the FBI..in the middle of … Continue reading

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VP Mike Pence hires outside lawyer to handle Russia probe

Vice President Pence has hired an outside attorney to help handle inquiries relating to federal investigation into possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russia. Pence has retained the services of Richmond, Va.-based attorney Richard Cullen, the chairman of the … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Russian Cyber Hacks on U.S. Electoral System Far Wider Than Previously Known

From Bloomberg: Russian Cyber Hacks on U.S. Electoral System Far Wider Than Previously Known by Michael Riley and Jordan Robertson June 13, 2017, 4:00 AM CDT Russia’s cyberattack on the U.S. electoral system before Donald Trump’s election was far more … Continue reading

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Preet Bharara: “There’s absolutely evidence” to start obstruction case against Trump

Former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara on Sunday said there is “absolutely evidence to begin a case” against President Donald Trump for obstruction of justice. Former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara on Sunday said there is “absolutely evidence to begin a case” … Continue reading

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#SenateIntelHearing | James Comey Testimony

President Trump demanded “loyalty” from former FBI Director James B. Comey and asked him to drop at least part of the bureau’s investigation of former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn, Comey plans to testify to Congress Thursday. In a prepared … Continue reading

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