On Thursday, Special Counsel Mueller requested 70 blank subpoenas for appearances in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia (EDVA) in the case against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.
On Sunday talk shows former FBI Director James Comey completely dismissed and derided the Republicans’ House Intelligence Committee report that said there was no collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.
Many Americans are hoping that this November’s midterm elections will result in what is being called a ‘Blue Wave’ that would sweep into power so many Democrats in Congress that they would take back control of both the House of Representatives and the Senate.
Instead of providing reassurance that Mr. Trump was not considering firing Robert Mueller or Rod Rosenstein, Trump provided a cryptic response to a reporter yesterday asking whether “he had decided it not worth the political fallout” to fire either of the men associated with the Russian investigation.
Today, John Dowd, one of several attorneys working on Mr. Trump’s legal team has resigned as was speculated by many. With reports of Trump’s disaffection with his legal team coupled with reports of his taking advice from more non-traditional individuals such as Fox News personality, Judge Jean Pirro. Fox news opinion personalities have urged Trump to simply “stop talking about the Russia investigation,” with more vocal personalities, such as Pirro telling Trump how he ought to proceed.
Each time another ex-Trump confidant flips on their former boss and starts cooperating with Mueller, the special counsel gets another building block in its growing case against Trump.
Trump's lawyers are now urging him to refuse an interview with Robert Mueller, citing the president's inability to tell the truth.
Congressman Schiff gave the president and son Don Jr. a quick lesson on what it means to illegally leak classified information.
"It gins up [Trump's] base and it may help him politically, but legally it’s of no moment. ... I think the Republicans over-promised and under-delivered with their memo."
After the Nunes memo turned out to be an incredible flop, Donald Trump scurried off to his golf club in West Palm Beach, Florida on Saturday.
Trump referred to himself in the third person, improperly used "their," and capitalized words at random. The simple act of reading the tweet left the AM Joy panel struggling to control their laughter.
While Republicans point to the memo as proof that the FBI was out to get Trump's campaign via FISA court warrants, Maddow explained just how insane that argument is.
The misleading cover story crafted by the administration aboard Air Force One is under intense scrutiny as part of Mueller's investigation.
"They are all going to go down with the ship if they are seen as trying to protect against the truth coming out in this investigation."
Delusional fantasies like this are proof that, behind the scenes, Donald Trump is panicking – and he has good reason to.
Republicans see the writing on the wall and are desperately grasping at straws to save the president, no matter how much damage they do to the country on their way down.
In response to the mounting evidence against Donald Trump, Republicans have decided to wage war against the U.S. intelligence community instead of holding an increasingly guilty president accountable.
All of the interviews shown in the clip took place after Trump reportedly ordered White House counsel to remove Mueller from his post.
"See, the whole plot to destroy the Trump presidency is about a disgruntled former golfer who didn't like his greens fees and he held onto the grudge for years."
Trump made the order last June, but he was forced to back down when the top White House lawyer said he would resign before going through with it.