Recent court filings by special counsel Robert Mueller show that he is planning to indict additional people for crimes related to 2016 election interference, according to Glenn Kirschner, former assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia.
The indictment of Stone came from special counsel Robert Mueller who charged him with obstruction of justice, giving false statements to the FBI and tampering with witnesses.
On January 6, 2017, between Donald Trump winning the presidential election and his being sworn in, our nation’s intelligence community issued a document clearly outlining how Russia, at the directive of the President of that nation, interfered with our election, favoring Donald Trump.
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.
It is one thing for liberal leaning political analysts or pundits to discuss Mr. Trump’s apparent meltdown yesterday addressing how his long time friend and lawyer, Michael Cohen is now at the center of a federal investigation and quite another to witness Republican strategist, and former John McCain campaign Chief Strategist, Steve Schmidt doing so.
In front of his Security Council yesterday, Mr. Trump commented on the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s earlier raid and warrant served on his longtime friend and lawyer, Michael Cohen.
Lashing out at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, calling the investigation a “witch hunt” and a “disgrace,” Trump said the following regarding the raid which took place in multiple locations earlier in the day:
Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating three donations from Americans with ties to Russia to Trump political funds that total $2 million.
Sens. Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) have introduced new legislation that would put a check on Trump's ability to fire the special counsel investigating the Russia scandal, Robert Mueller.