Tag Archives: Robert Mueller

Michael Cohen Confirms Cooperation With Mueller

The New York Daily News reports: The fixer is pulling a fast one of his former boss. Michael Cohen tweeted and quickly deleted a third-person message Thursday night that confirmed his “critical” cooperation against President Trump in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election interference. “Good for Michael Cohen for providing critical information to the #MuellerInvestigation without a cooperation ...

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REPORT: Mueller Has Interviewed Cohen Multiple Times

ABC News reports: President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, has participated over the last month in multiple interview sessions lasting for hours with investigators from the office of special counsel, Robert Mueller, sources tell ABC News. The special counsel’s questioning of Cohen, one of the president’s closest associates over the past decade, has focused primarily on all aspects ...

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Court Sets Michael Flynn’s Sentencing For Dec. 18th

Happy holidaaaaays….. The Associated Press reports: Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn has a sentencing date. A judge on Wednesday scheduled Flynn’s sentencing for Dec. 18, more than a year after he pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI. The move comes just days after prosecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller said they were ready for Flynn’s case to ...

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Roger Stone: “I Will Never Roll On Donald Trump”

Famous last words, going by recent history. The Palm Beach Post reports: As special counsel Robert Mueller appears to be zeroing in on him, Roger Stone told hundreds of supporters of President Donald Trump in West Palm Beach on Monday night that he’ll never turn against Trump, even if Mueller tries to “frame me for some extraneous crime.” The longtime ...

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Trump: I Believe “Honest” Manafort Will Tell The Truth

Politico reports: President Donald Trump on Wednesday morning insisted he had no concerns about former campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s recent agreement to cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller. “If he’s honest, and he is, I think he’s going to tell — as long as he tells the truth, it’s 100 percent,” Trump said on the South Lawn of the White ...

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Mueller Asks Court To Set Sentencing Date For Flynn

ABC News reports: President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, retired Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, is ready to be sentenced later this year for pleading guilty to lying to the FBI in the Russia probe, according to a status report his lawyer filed jointly Monday with special counsel Robert Mueller. After months of delays, Judge Emmet Sullivan is now ...

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Kenneth Starr: Paul Manafort’s Plea Was Good For The Country, For Trump To Pardon Him Would Be “Unwise”

USA Today reports: Ken Starr, the man who led the investigation that resulted in President Bill Clinton’s impeachment, said he was was not surprised to see former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller. “He was under tremendous pressure,” the former judge said Sunday during an interview on “ABC This Week.” “Given the seriousness of the ...

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Adam Schiff: Trump And His Lawyers Are Terrified About Manafort Plea, Mueller Takes Everybody Down [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said Sunday that he believes President Trump and his lawyers are “terrified” at the prospect of what former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort could tell prosecutors as part of a new cooperation agreement. “They may think they know what Manafort has to say because he was part of that joint defense agreement, but ...

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Vanity Fair: Michael Cohen Now Talking With Mueller

Vanity Fair reports: Manafort is one of a number of members of Trump’s inner circle who have cut deals with the special counsel’s office, including former national security adviser Michael Flynn and Manafort deputy Rick Gates. In recent weeks, it has also become common knowledge among close friends of Michael Cohen, Trump’s former personal attorney, that Cohen is talking to ...

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Manafort Forfeited Trump Tower Apartment In Deal

CNBC reports: Take his Trump Tower apartment. Please. Former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort told prosecutors he preferred that they seize his apartment in Trump Tower than give up one of the four bank accounts special counsel Robert Mueller’s team was eyeing, Manafort’s plea agreement revealed Friday. President Donald Trump’s own New York residence is in that landmark Fifth Avenue ...

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Dershowitz: A Pardon For Manafort Is “Off The Table”

“Once he agrees to cooperate, he has to cooperate about everything. There’s no such thing as partial cooperation. There will be no pardon. It will backfire at this point — if he’s given a pardon then he can’t take the Fifth, he would have to testify anyway. He could be called in front of a grand jury. The pardon is ...

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White House: Manafort Deal Is “Unrelated” To Trump

ABC News reports: Both the White House and the Trump legal team stressed that the plea had nothing to do with the president or his campaign with Rudy Giuliani, counsel to the president, saying: “The reason: the President did nothing wrong and Paul Manafort will tell the truth.” White House press secretary Sarah Sanders told ABC News: “This had absolutely ...

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BREAKING: Manafort Plea Deal Includes Cooperation

Talking Points Memo reports: In a dramatic reversal, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleaded guilty Friday morning to federal criminal charges and agreed to cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe. Manafort’s decision to cooperate with Mueller is a potentially grievous blow to President Trump. Prosecutors in the DC case against Manafort filed a Superseding Criminal Information on ...

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Paul Manafort To Plead Guilty, Avoid Second Trial

NBC News reports: Paul Manafort, formerly President Donald Trump’s campaign chairman, is expected to plead guilty to a federal conspiracy charge that accused him of money laundering, tax fraud, and lying to investigators, according to a document filed in federal court. A superseding criminal information against Manafort, 69, was filed Friday in the District of Columbia, which alleges a conspiracy ...

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REPORT: Paul Manafort Reaches “Tentative” Plea Deal

ABC News reports: Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has tentatively agreed to a plea deal with special counsel Robert Mueller that will head off his upcoming trial, sources familiar with the negotiations tell ABC News. The deal is expected to be announced in court Friday, but it remains unclear whether Manafort has agreed to cooperate with prosecutors or is ...

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Giuliani: I’m Not Worried About A Manafort Plea Deal

Politico reports: The prospect of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort cutting a plea deal with special counsel Robert Mueller’s office to avoid a second criminal trial set to open next week doesn’t concern President Donald Trump or his legal team, Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani told POLITICO. “We can see a reason why he might want to do that. What’s ...

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REPORT: Manafort Wants “No Cooperation” Plea Deal

ABC News reports: Sources tell ABC News that Mueller’s office is seeking cooperation from Manafort for information related to President Donald Trump and the 2016 campaign. Manafort, however, is resisting and his team is pushing prosecutors for a plea agreement that does not include cooperation, at least as related to the president, sources said. A spokesperson for Manafort declined to ...

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Mueller Subpoenas Prominent Birther Jerome Corsi

The New York Times reports: Jerome Corsi, a conspiracy theorist and political commentator with connections to the former Trump adviser Roger J. Stone Jr., has been subpoenaed to testify on Friday before the grand jury in the special counsel investigation into Russia’s election interference and whether Trump associates conspired with the effort, his lawyer said on Wednesday. The lawyer, David ...

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Woodward’s Book: Trump Lied Repeatedly In Mock Mueller Interview Conducted By White House Lawyers

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump’s former attorney John Dowd says he was misquoted in a bombshell book by Bob Woodward, which describes him calling Trump a “fucking liar” and cautioning the president that he could end up wearing “an orange jump suit.” Woodward writes that Dowd performed a mock interview between Mueller and Trump, and saw the “full nightmare” ...

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Giuliani: Trump Will Block Release Of Mueller’s Report

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump‘s lawyer Rudy Giuliani said he’s “sure” the White House will invoke executive privilege to stop the release of parts of Special Counsel Robert Mueller‘s report on the Russia investigation. In a massive profile in the New Yorker, Giuliani made the stunning revelation to Jeffrey Toobin. Toobin noted that at the end of the investigation, “Mueller ...

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