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REPORT: Mueller To Issue Key Findings After Midterms

The Chicago Tribune reports: Special Counsel Robert Mueller is expected to issue findings on core aspects of his Russia probe soon after the November midterm elections as he faces intensifying pressure to produce more indictments or shut down his investigation, according to two U.S. officials. Specifically, Mueller is close to rendering judgment on two of the most explosive aspects of …

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Carter Page Sues DNC For Defamation [VIDEO]

The New York Post reports: Former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page is suing the Democratic National Committee for defamation over the Christopher Steele dossier. Page claims in a lawsuit filed in Oklahoma federal court on Monday that from June 2016 through at least September 2016, the DNC, its law firm Perkins Coie and two of the firm’s partners, Marc Elias …

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Coffee Boy To Interview With US House Investigators

Politico reports: George Papadopoulos, the former Trump campaign aide whose overseas interactions set in motion a series of events that triggered the FBI’s Russia investigation in 2016, is slated to interview with House investigators on Oct. 25, his lawyer Caroline Polisi confirmed Friday. The voluntary interview, part of a GOP-driven investigation into the FBI’s handling of the Russia probe, will …

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REPORT: Michael Cohen Just Registered As A Democrat

Axios reports: Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former attorney who until June served as the Republican Party’s deputy finance chair, today changed his party registration from Republican to Democrat, according to a knowledgeable source. Cohen went online around noon to the Albany-based New York State board of elections to make the change, according to the source. The move fits a pattern …

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Glorious Leader: Devin Nunes Deserves The “Medal Of Honor” For Defending Me Against Russian Witch Hunt

USA Today reports: President Donald Trump said Thursday that Rep. Devin Nunes deserves a Medal of Honor for the courage he displayed by taking on the Department of Justice over the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. During a wide-ranging interview on Fox & Friends, Trump repeated his denial that there was any collusion between his campaign and …

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REPORT: Trump Campaign Aide Asked Israeli Firm To Create Fake Online Identities To Sway 2016 Election

The New York Times reports: A top Trump campaign official requested proposals in 2016 from an Israeli company to create fake online identities, to use social media manipulation and to gather intelligence to help defeat Republican primary race opponents and Hillary Clinton, according to interviews and copies of the proposals. The Trump campaign’s interest in the work began as Russians …

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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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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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Giuliani Preps Report To Delegitimize Mueller Probe

The Daily Beast reports: President Donald Trump’s legal team is crafting a “counter-report” that will seek to delegitimize Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election meddling and present countervailing arguments. Trump’s personal attorney, former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani, told The Daily Beast in an interview on Thursday that part of his report would examine whether the “initiation of …

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White House Lies: Trump Did Nothing Wrong, Nothing Wrong, Nothing Wrong, Also Nothing Wrong [VIDEO]

Pull her string and the lie is always the same: The White House on Wednesday said President Trump “did nothing wrong” in his dealings with Michael Cohen, pushing back on his onetime lawyer’s claim Trump conspired with him to violate campaign-finance law. He did nothing wrong. There are no charges against him,” White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told …

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Lawyer: Cohen Is Willing To Testify About Collusion

The Hill reports: The attorney representing President Trump’s longtime personal lawyer Michael Cohen says that there is now “no dispute” that President Trump committed a crime during the 2016 election. “Well, let’s clear up for some reason in ambiguity the smoke that [Trump attorney] Rudy Giuliani, Donald Trump and the people around him are blowing,” Davis says. “Very clearly, there …

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Trump Vows To Strip Security Clearance Of Current DOJ Official Bruce Ohr Over Ties To Mueller Probe [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: President Trump said Friday that he plans “very quickly” to strip the security clearance of Bruce Ohr, a Justice Department official he said is “a disgrace” who is tied to special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Trump has repeatedly targeted Ohr as a source for Mueller and …

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John Brennan: Trump’s Collusion Denials Are “Hogwash”

From his op-ed just published by the New York Times: Mr. Trump’s claims of no collusion are, in a word, hogwash. The only questions that remain are whether the collusion that took place constituted criminally liable conspiracy, whether obstruction of justice occurred to cover up any collusion or conspiracy, and how many members of “Trump Incorporated” attempted to defraud the …

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Secret Tape Reveals Devin Nunes Warning That GOP Has To Hold Majority To Impede Russia Probe [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Republicans’ bulwark around President Donald Trump could be imperiled this fall, Rep. Devin Nunes appeared to warn in a secretly recorded audio tape, if Democrats are able to seize control of the House of Representatives in November’s midterm elections. “It’s like your classic catch-22 situation. This puts us in such a tough spot. If Sessions won’t unrecuse and …

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Trump Admits Collusion At Trump Tower Meeting

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump blasted out a tweet Sunday morning — amongst many — declaring that a report he’s worried his son Don Jr. could be in legal trouble is a “complete fabrication.” But he also described the infamous meeting at Trump Tower as a “meeting to get information on an opponent.” That’s interesting, because Don Jr.’s initial statement …

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Mueller Letter Offers To Reduce Questions For Trump

The Washington Post reports: Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III indicated this week that he is willing to reduce the number of questions his investigators would pose to President Trump in an interview, renewing negotiations with Trump’s lawyers about a presidential sit-down after an extended standoff, according to two people briefed on the negotiations. The latest proposal by the special …

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Trump: Paul Manafort Is Treated Worse Than Al Capone When We Have The “Smocking Gun” On Hillary Clinton

The Hill reports: President Trump suggested on Wednesday that his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been treated worse than notorious gangster Al Capone. Manafort, a longtime Republican operative, is currently on trial for charges of tax and bank fraud in Alexandria, Va. Manafort’s lawyers have said that their client had been kept in solitary confinement in a Virginia jail …

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Glorious Leader Melts Down Over Robert Mueller

Glorious Leader is clearly increasingly anxious as Paul Manafort’s federal trial enters its second day in Virginia. Former senior FBI official Chuck Rosenberg says there is enough information on public record to suspect that President Trump or those close to him will inevitably be charged with conspiring to work together with Russia. Rosenberg’s comments came last night as he spoke …

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Trump Echoes Giuliani: Collusion Is Not A Crime

CNN reports: President Donald Trump on Tuesday embraced a line of defense offered by his attorney, Rudy Giuliani, that “collusion is not a crime,” even though he continued to deny any alleged ties between his campaign and Moscow during the 2016 election. Speaking to CNN’s “New Day” on Monday, Giuliani said he wasn’t sure if collusion was a crime. Legal …

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Rudy Giuliani: Collusion Isn’t Even A Crime [VIDEO]

Newsweek reports: Donald Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani went on a media blitz Monday morning, during which he claimed “collusion” was not a crime and branded the president’s former lawyer Michael Cohen a “scumbag.” The former New York City mayor began the day on the president’s favorite morning show, Fox & Friends, where he suggested Trump could not be guilty …

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