Trump’s strange yet expected response to Mueller report heightens national security threat

Nonetheless, his complete lack of response and sense of urgency with regard to the first part of Barr’s summary detailing the plot and practices of Russian election interference still must worry us, whether or not his lack of response surprises us.

Mueller Nails Paul Manafort For Continuing To Commit Crimes From Jail

In a court filing, Special Counsel Robert Mueller showed that even while locked up in jail, Paul Manafort is continuing to commit crimes by sending and receiving emails.

Mueller Filing Claims That Russian Election Interference Is Still Happening

Special Counsel Robert Mueller does not give interviews or press conferences, and there are no leaks of information coming out of his office.  When he communicates, it is by legal filings made in a court of law.  And on Tuesday he claimed in such a filing that election meddling operations like those conducted by Russia during the 2016 presidential election are still occurring. read more

Feds Investigating Cohen $774,000 Slush Fund Set Up In 2016

The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday that Donald Trump attorney/fixer Michael Cohen received access to $774,000 of funding during the height of the president’s 2016 campaign.  Cohen had previously said that he used $130,000 of his own money to pay off porn star Stormy Daniels to keep her quiet about her sexual relationship with Trump. read more

Robert Mueller Just Flipped Another Former Trump Adviser In His Escalating Russia Investigation

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.

President Who Told 2,000 Lies During First Year Thinks He’ll Survive A Mueller Interview

The question likely isn't whether Trump will lie under oath during his interview with Robert Mueller. Instead, it's how many lies will the president tell.

Trump Presidency On The Line After Mueller’s Team Met With Author Of Damning Russia Dossier

No matter how many unhinged tweets the president posts or how many hurricane photo-ops he takes, Robert Mueller's investigation continues to circle around Donald Trump.

Rachel Maddow Advises Trump Family To Get ‘Good Lawyers’ As Russia Investigation Intensifies

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"If the special counsel is now investigating administration officials for making misleading statements about ties to Russia ... they're all going to need good lawyers."

Jaws Drop As Trump Threatens To Fire Robert Mueller For Looking Into First Family’s Finances

"Mr. Trump said Mr. Mueller was running an office rife with conflicts of interest and warned that investigators would cross a red line if they delve into Trump family finances..."

A Sign Of A Guilty Man: Trump’s New Strategy Is To Discredit Special Counsel Robert Mueller

Trump's tweets about "witch hunts" aren't only reflections of presidential paranoia. They are part of a deeper strategy to discredit the man investigating him for obstruction of justice.

Bipartisan Pair Of Congressmen Smacks Down Trump’s Attempt To Shut Down Russia Investigation

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Republicans may have spent the first few months of Trump's presidency cowardly refusing to hold him accountable, but even they are starting to recognize his days in the White House may be numbered.

Experts Say DOJ Likely to Waive Mueller’s Possible Conflicts Of Interest

The real risk here is interference by the White House or by [Attorney General Jeff] Sessions’ appointees, not some issue involving WilmerHale.

Here Are The Differences Between A Special Counsel, Special Prosecutor and Independent Counsel

The DOJ’s decision to appoint Robert Mueller as special counsel to take over the Trump/Russia investigation was met with approval by Democrats, some Republicans.

Trump Buddy Jeff Sessions Was Left Completely In The Dark About Special Counsel

Attorney General Jeff Sessions was not about the special counsel until after the deputy attorney general has signed the letter making the appointment.