Tag Archives: Obstruction of Justice

Thursday Open Thread | Devin Nunes caught on tape revealing a GOP plan to impeach Rosenstein and end the Mueller investigation

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow obtained a tape of Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) at a private fundraiser for Cathy McMorris Rodgers In the first clip, Nunes confesses that he’s often embarrassed by Trump, particularly his tweets. “Sometimes we cringe on the … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Preet Bharara: Trump pardoning himself would be ‘self-executing impeachment’

Preet Bharara, the former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, said Sunday that it would almost be a “self-executing impeachment” if President Trump were to pardon himself. “I think it would be outrageous for a sitting president … Continue reading

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Trump and Michael Cohen had knowledge of allegations against Eric Schneiderman

Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, was informed about allegations of sexual misconduct by then-New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman around 2013, according to a letter filed in Manhattan federal court on Friday. An attorney, Peter Gleason, submitted a letter … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Mueller preparing report about potential Trump obstruction of justice

Special counsel Robert Mueller is preparing a report on President Trump’s actions during his tenure in office and anything that could be considered obstruction of justice, according to The Washington Post. Sources told the Post that Mueller relayed the information … Continue reading

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Report: Witness to Tell Mueller He Was Concerned Hope Hicks Obstructed

Mark Corallo, the former spokesman for President Donald Trump’s legal team, will reportedly tell special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators that White House communications director Hope Hicks said Donald Trump Jr.’s emails about the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Russians … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Ken Starr: Grounds for impeachment if Trump lied about trying to fire Mueller

If Pres. Trump's denial of the reports stating he sought to fire Special Counsel Mueller are false, would that be grounds for impeachment? Ken Starr tells @MarthaRaddatz, "I take lying to the American people very, very seriously. So, absolutely." #ThisWeek … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Trump ordered Mueller to be fired in June

WASHINGTON — President Trump ordered the firing last June of Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel overseeing the Russia investigation, according to four people told of the matter, but ultimately backed down after the White House counsel threatened to … Continue reading

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