Trump’s Business and Family Are Now in Democrats’ Cross Hairs Too

Sometimes it’s easy to lose track of just how many different criminal investigations there are looking at Donald Trump, the Trump Organization, and the Trump family.

We know there’s the Mueller probe, and the Southern District of New York investigation that got Michael Cohen to plead guilty to numerous felonies. There is also the New York Attorney General’s office, and the New York State Revenue Department looking into Trump, his business, his foundation, and his children for various alleged crimes. read more

Schiff Plans to Hold Whitaker’s Feet to the Fire on Mueller Probe

Democratic Representative Adam Schiff of California has his sights set on Matthew Whitaker, and he is not happy about what he sees.

Schiff is the current ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee which means that in January he will replace Devin Nunes as chairman of the powerful committee. On Sunday Schiff complained that the new acting attorney general at the Justice Department is not being transparent, and he has a big problem with that. read more

MSNBC Guest: Manafort Won’t Flip Because He’s Afraid of Russian Poison

Paul Manafort’s lack of cooperation with prosecutors has been puzzling legal experts and casual observers ever since he was indicted by Robert Mueller last year.

Many theories have been tossed around, but nobody knows for sure why there is no cooperation agreement between Manafort and federal prosecutors. It may be that he doesn’t have enough to offer, so Mueller is not interested in making a deal with him. It may be that he does have enough to offer, and wants to make a deal, but he is not happy with the deal the prosecutors are offering to him. Or it may be that he has all the information that Mueller wants concerning ties between the Trump campaign and Russia, but he is unwilling to give it up. read more

Fox News Host Pirro Goes Off Deep End, Says Mueller Took Payoffs

Fox News host Jeanine Pirro introduced a totally crazy new theory about special prosecutor Bob Mueller during her Saturday night show. She said that the highly respected special counsel and former FBI Director is actually a criminal who will soon need his own attorney. She accused the straight-laced Mueller of taking money from a Russian billionaire, apparently in exchange for his investigation of President Donald Trump. read more