Tag Archives: Presidential Pardons

Friday Open Thread | Rick Gates and Michael Flynn subpoenaed by House intelligence

The House Intelligence Committee has subpoenaed former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn and former Trump deputy campaign chairman Rick Gates to turn over documents by June 26 and testify on July 10. Why it matters: Flynn and Gates both … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | There’s A Reason Why They Call It – ‘ A Deal With the Devil’

Cause, the Devil ALWAYS WINS. This has bothered me ever since I read it on Monday. I still come back to the same question: ARE.THESE.PEOPLE.SERIOUS.? DA PHUQ? ICYMI: ; For Black Lives Activists, Engaging in Trump’s Pardon Politics Feels Like … 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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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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