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Russia investigation: leaked questions reveal what Mueller wants to ask Trump

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Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the US election, wants to ask Donald Trump about contact between his former election campaign manager Paul Manafort and Russia, the New York Times reported on Monday. The paper said it had obtained a list of nearly 50 questions that Mueller, investigating Russian meddling in the Read More

‘A political volcano just erupted’: is the US on the brink of the next Watergate?

1 month ago kakp2 Comments Off on ‘A political volcano just erupted’: is the US on the brink of the next Watergate?
Ever since the Watergate scandal of the 1970s, the golden rule for presidents under investigation by a special prosecutor or special counsel has been that the president shall not fire the person conducting the investigation. For there – as medieval maps sometimes warned travelers – “be dragons”. Donald Trump has been lectured repeatedly on this Read More

Trump-Russia inquiry: lawyer who worked with Manafort pleads guilty to lying to FBI

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Trump-Russia inquiry: lawyer who worked with Manafort pleads guilty to lying to FBI
A lawyer who previously worked with Paul Manafort, Trump’s former campaign manager, was charged with – and has plead guilty to – lying to the FBI, marking another major development the investigation into possible collusion between the Trump election campaign and the Kremlin. Alex van der Zwaan, who married the daughter of a Russian-Ukrainian oligarch Read More

Russia collusion inquiry faces a big 2018 – but will Trump let Mueller finish the job?

5 months ago adcity Comments Off on Russia collusion inquiry faces a big 2018 – but will Trump let Mueller finish the job?
From his starting point in May through the end of 2017, special counsel Robert Mueller indicted two former top aides to Donald Trump and made plea deals with two others, including the president’s former national security adviser. Mueller’s work is almost done, the White House says – but almost no one else thinks that. Mueller Read More

Trump-Russia: Republicans trying to kill off investigation, says Adam Schiff

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The senior Democrat in a congressional Trump-Russia investigation has said he fears Republicans are manoeuvring to kill off inquiries into Moscow’s interference in the 2016 US presidential election. “I’m increasingly worried Republicans will shut down the House intelligence committee investigation at the end of the month,” said Adam Schiff, who is the leading Democrat on Read More

Robert Mueller’s Russia inquiry is no witch-hunt, says deputy attorney general

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Deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein defended special counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday and said he had seen no cause to fire him or received encouragement to do so. He also rejected Donald Trump’s characterization of the special counsel’s investigation as a witch-hunt. Rosenstein appeared before the House judiciary committee a day after the Justice Department Read More

Mueller’s investigation is closing in on Trump. Congress must protect him | Max Bergmann and Max Boot

5 months ago adcity Comments Off on Mueller’s investigation is closing in on Trump. Congress must protect him | Max Bergmann and Max Boot
Mueller is coming. The investigation into Trump campaign coordination with Russia appears to be closing in on the president. The three indictments earlier this month of Trump campaign chairman, Paul Manafort; his deputy, Rick Gates; and foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos show that Robert Mueller is inside Trump’s campaign. The indictment and plea agreement of Read More

A battle for public opinion: Trump goes to war over Mueller and Russia

5 months ago adcity Comments Off on A battle for public opinion: Trump goes to war over Mueller and Russia
Illegitimate and corrupt. Using the FBI as a political weapon and America’s secret police. “Secret surveillance, wiretapping, intimidation, harassment and threats. It’s like the old KGB that comes for you in the dark of the night, banging through your door.” This is special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, Read More

What to expect now that Michael Flynn has pled guilty

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Michael Flynn, the former national security advisor for the Trump administration, pled guilty today in a Washington, D.C. courthouse to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He exited in police custody, amid shouts of “lock him up.” Even before Flynn was indicted, other prosecutors said FBI special prosecutor Robert Mueller was likely pursuing an Read More

Yet again, Trump believes Putin over his own intelligence officials

6 months ago adcity Comments Off on Yet again, Trump believes Putin over his own intelligence officials
In Vietnam, at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation, Donald Trump met his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin for the second time ever. Regardless, Trump again put Putin’s claims over his own intelligence officials. “He said he didn’t meddle,” said Trump quoting Putin. “I asked him again.” He went on to call the investigation looking at Russian Read More