Tag Archives: Russia

Friday Open Thread | Lawrence: Paul Manafort Raid Means ‘Probable Cause’ Crime Committed

ALTERNET: Here are some of the most significant clues about the Russia probe revealed in reporting on the Manafort raid: The former Trump campaign chairman had been voluntarily producing documents to congressional investigators — but the search warrant indicates investigators … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread

Happy Tuesday, Everyone. DRIP, DRIP, DRIP………

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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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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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Breaking: Fmr FBI Director Robert Mueller Special Counsel appointed in Russia probe

Washington (CNN)The Justice Department on Wednesday appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to oversee the federal investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, including potential collusion between Trump campaign associates and Russian officials. Deputy Attorney General … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread

TGIF, Everyone ICYMI: THIS IS NOT NORMAL This was the biggest under-reported Trump/Russia story yesterday. This former FBI agent makes a devastating case against Trump as CIC. pic.twitter.com/XloJT55klO — This Is Not Normal (@NetworkJunkyz) March 31, 2017

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