As he prepares for a possible presidential run, Senator Ted Cruz learned some terrible news yesterday: Because he was born to an American mother and a Cuban father in Calgary, Cruz, in addition to being an American citizen, is also technically a Canadian citizen, whether he likes it or not. And he does not like it: After being informed by the Dallas Morning News that he was cheating on America with another country, the far-right Texan announced that he would renounce his Canadian citizenship. Daily Intelligencer has exclusively acquired an excerpt of his renunciation application.
Mueller’s sentencing memo in Paul Manafort’s DC case was due today … here’s what may be going on assuming it doesn’t show up in the next 45 min:
1. They’ve filed under seal, and once a redacted version is okay’d we’ll get it soon.
2. They missed the deadline. Option 1 is what’s happened in the past during the plea deal breach briefing (and sometimes the lawyers wouldn’t publicly confirm they’d filed at all), and is much more likely than option