Category Archives: sanctions

Thursday Open Thread | The Magnitsky Act triggered over Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance

BREAKING NEWS: “Senators Leahy, Menendez, Corker & Graham have triggered the Magnitsky Act over Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance. The Trump administration must determine if Jamal Khasshoggi was a victim of killing, torture or gross violation of human rights. If yes, then … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Key Russian involved in Trump Tower meeting revealed to be an “informant”

Key Russian involved in Trump Tower meeting revealed to be an "informant" – @RichardEngel reports: pic.twitter.com/28ByrRfNMS — TheBeat w/Ari Melber (@TheBeatWithAri) April 27, 2018

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Saturday Open Thread | Felix Sater confirms: Trump was pursuing deal with sanctioned Russian bank during campaign

Felix Sater confirms: Trump was pursuing deal with sanctioned Russian bank during campaign pic.twitter.com/XevwrHzYRc — All In w/Chris Hayes (@allinwithchris) March 17, 2018

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Tuesday Open Thread | State Department declines to sanction Russia for election meddling

WTF happened to Checks and Balances? Where are our leaders? If nothing is done then democracy is dead & the GOP is complicit. God help us all. WASHINGTON — The US State Department said on Monday a 2017 US law … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Michael Flynn Charged With Making False Statements to FBI

Former national security adviser Michael Flynn is scheduled to plead guilty to making false statements to the FBI. A plea hearing is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. EST. The Justice Department announced Friday that the hearing will take place before U.S. … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | The real reason Robert Mueller is sitting on a sealed indictment of Donald Trump

Over the weekend, Palmer Report spelled out the evidence which strongly suggests that Special Counsel Robert Mueller is sitting on at least one sealed indictment against Donald Trump, even as he openly pursues Trump’s various underlings. I’ve since been chewing … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Confirmed: Robert Mueller has far more Trump-Russia evidence than previously known

Palmer Report: All along, it’s appeared that Special Counsel Robert Mueller knows far more about Donald Trump’s Russia scandal than Congress, the media, or the public knows. Although Mueller keeps his cards close to the vest, his actions periodically suggest … Continue reading

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Mueller has enough evidence to charge Michael Flynn & Son

 NBC NEWS: WASHINGTON — Federal investigators have gathered enough evidence to bring charges in their investigation of President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser and his son as part of the probe into Russia’s intervention in the 2016 election, according … Continue reading

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Breaking News: A Former Soviet counter-intelligence officer attended meeting with Donald Trump Jr. and Russian lawyer

WASHINGTON — The Russian lawyer who met with the Trump team after a promise of compromising material on Hillary Clinton was accompanied by a Russian-American lobbyist — a former Soviet counterintelligence officer who is suspected by some U.S. officials of … Continue reading

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Mike Pence spokesman refuses to answer whether he met with Russians

In the past days, Mike Pence has gone out of his way to make clear that Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting with the Russian government to try to rig the election took place before he joined the Donald Trump ticket. It’s … Continue reading

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