Tag Archives: Russia Investigations

Tuesday Open Thread | DOJ charges Russian national with espionage

Washington (CNN) The Justice Department charged a Russian national who, along with her mentor, aimed to set up backchannel communications during the presidential campaign between Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, with conspiring against the US as a foreign … Continue reading

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Trump Sided with Russia Against Intelligence Agencies

Ta-Nehisi Coates told us…all Trump had to be was rich and white. The media refused to do their job & allowed this monster on America. They aired his klan rallies in its entirety and now he stood on foreign soil … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Judge denies Trump’s request to confidentially contest seized Cohen documents

(CNN)After President Donald Trump’s lawyers sought to keep their protest over privilege in Michael Cohen‘s seized documents confidential, federal Judge Kimba Wood told them they must publicly file their objections to the special master’s attorney-client privilege designations. The only thing … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Nicolle Wallace to GOP: ‘Your silence is going to get somebody killed’

After yet another day of Trump smears against the FBI, MSNBC host Nicolle Wallace — a former Republican strategist who served President George W. Bush and John McCain — asked a chillingly relevant question. On Thursday afternoon’s “Deadline: White House,” … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Mueller moves to revoke Manafort’s pretrial release over witness tampering

Special counsel Robert Mueller said in a court filing on Monday that President Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort attempted to tamper with potential witnesses while on pretrial release. Mueller’s team has asked the court to revoke or revise Manafort’s … 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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Tuesday Open Thread | Robert Mueller’s sealed indictments

Finally. We were wondering when the mainstream conversation would finally get there. The topic, of course, is Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his sealed indictments. Politico addressed the topic yesterday, pointing out that Mueller can obtain sealed indictments against a … Continue reading

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