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Mueller Probe

  1. russia probe
    Trump Declassifies Russia Probe Documents in Latest Attempt to Undermine MuellerIn an unprecedented move, Trump ordered the release of some material from an ongoing probe over the objections of intelligence officials.
  2. russia probe
    Why the Mueller Probe’s Papadopoulos Bombshell FizzledThe ex–Trump aide’s plea deal raised hopes that he might be the key to more 2016 election mysteries, but prosecutors say he mainly hindered the probe.
  3. the kavanaugh hearings
    Kavanaugh Can’t Hide His Slavish Devotion to Presidential PowerDespite the judge’s evasive answers on executive power, his hearings have only underscored that no one should count on him to rein in Trump.
  4. Trump Admits Revoking Brennan’s Security Clearance Was About the Mueller ProbeTrump said it’s “something that had to be done” about the “sham” investigation, & suggested he was testing waters for a broader move against Mueller.
  5. Rudy Giuliani Accidentally Invites Twitter to ‘Hate Me’Though Trump is said to be losing patience, Giuliani couldn’t keep himself from churning out silly gaffes and contradictory explanations.
  6. Team Trump’s Explanations for Mueller Tirade Make Less and Less SenseAfter Trump called on Sessions to end the “rigged witch hunt,” reports claimed he’s actually eager to talk to Mueller, and thinks he’ll clear himself.
  7. Mueller Referred 3 Cases on Illicit Foreign Lobbying to New York ProsecutorsThey involve top U.S. lobbyists and operatives linked to Paul Manafort – both Republicans and Democrats – who failed to register as foreign agents.
  8. Michael Cohen Questioning Trump’s Fitness for Office: ReportWith former personal fixers like these, who needs enemies?
  9. Timing of Mueller’s Russia Indictments Wasn’t Trolling – Trump Approved ItTrump’s allies, and Russia, said Mueller was just trying to derail the Putin summit. But the White House wanted the release to come before Helsinki.
  10. Trump on Hannity: We Know There’s No Russia Collusion, Because Putin Said SoTrump suggested we should take Putin’s word on the Mueller probe, and lamented that Manafort is being unfairly targeted, just like gangster Al Capone.
  11. Trump: Why Didn’t Obama Stop Hacking I Egged On?Given what we learned in Friday’s indictment from Robert Mueller, this is a more loaded question than ever.
  12. The CIA Still Doesn’t Trust Jared Kushner With Its Most Sensitive IntelligenceThe president’s son-in-law received a permanent security clearance in May — but the CIA still won’t let him in on its deepest secrets.
  13. Peter Strzok, FBI Agent in Texting Scandal, Will Testify Before CongressHis attorney said he’s willing to testify without immunity, and “intends to answer any question put to him.”
  14. Giuliani: Trump Might Need to ‘Clean Up’ Mueller Probe With PardonsHours after Paul Manafort went to jail — and reports that Michael Cohen might flip went public — Trump’s lawyer suggests loyalty will be rewarded.
  15. Republicans Want to Shut Mueller Down Over IG Report That Isn’t Even About HimFBI bias didn’t affect the Clinton probe … so according to Giuliani and other Trump allies, Mueller must be “suspended” immediately.
  16. Giuliani’s New Tactic: Arguing Trump Can Literally Get Away With MurderOnce you’ve entertained the possibility that Trump couldn’t be indicted if he “shot James Comey,” what’s a little obstruction of justice?
  17. Donald Trump Comes Unglued Amid Growing Pressure From Bob MuellerHis latest freakout against the Dept. of Justice bears resemblance to his mendacious campaign promise to prosecute his political enemies.
  18. Manafort’s Former Son-in-Law Pleads Guilty, Is Working With Federal ProsecutorsJeffrey Yohai, who worked with Manafort on real-estate deals, pleaded guilty to federal charges and may be assisting Mueller.
  19. Giuliani Helps Trump Break Free — From His Own White House StaffGiuliani didn’t tell anyone about the strategy he plotted with the president, and now staffers fear they’re subject to the whims of two Trumps.
  20. Feds Tracked Michael Cohen’s Phone Calls for Weeks Before RaidAt least one phone call between a line associated with Trump’s fixer and the White House was logged by authorities, according to NBC News.
  21. Trump Attorney: Cohen Will Snitch Because ‘Prison Has a Racial Overtone’One of the president’s legal advisers suggests that Michael Cohen will turn on Trump because he’s afraid of being raped by a nonwhite man in prison.