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Friday Open Thread | Trump asking advisers about ability to pardon aides, family members & himself

President Trump has asked advisers about “his power to pardon aides, family members and even himself in connection with” the Russia probe, the Washington Post reports citing a source familiar with the discussions. Another source said Trump’s lawyers were “discussing … 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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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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Congressman Al Green Threatened With LYNCHING After Calling For Trump’s Impeachment

U.S. Rep. Al Green (D-Texas) received voicemails threatening to lynch him and calling him racial slurs after he called for President Donald Trump’s impeachment, he said Saturday. Green, who is black, played the recordings for about 100 attendees at a … Continue reading

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Trump asked top intel officials to say there was no collusion

Donald Trump asked two top intelligence officials to push back against former FBI Director James Comey’s revelation of an ongoing investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian operatives, the Washington Post reports. Trump appealed to both Director … 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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