New York Prosecutors Can Go After Trump Now If Mueller Won’t

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There are two big unanswered questions concerning yesterday’s Michael Cohen plea deal:

  1. Is Cohen a cooperating witness who has “flipped” on Trump and will be working with prosecutors to bring down the president?
  2. Since Trump has not been indicted as a co-conspirator, when might that change and when might the president actually be indicted?

It appears that the answer to #1 is “yes” which leaves as the real mystery the second question.

Most of the mainstream media commentators who are talking about this right now seem to be of the opinion that Trump will not be indicted either by Mueller or by the team of Justice Department prosecutors in the Southern District of New York (where Cohen pleaded guilty). And they may be right, because there is very little precedent to go on concerning presidential indictments, and Justice Department guidelines seem to prohibit it. read more

Roger Stone Admits He Is Mentioned in Indictments and This May Prove Trump Crimes


One thing that was accomplished with Rod Rosenstein’s announcement of 12 new indictments against Russians on Friday was to provide proof once again that Roger Stone has a long history of lying.

To go through all of the many provable instances of Stone’s lying would take too much time, but there are a few key examples that show Stone has been lying from the beginning about his personal involvement in the hacking of Hillary Clinton and DNC emails and about his relationship with the Russian government. read more