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Robert Mueller

  1. russia investigation
    Trump to Finally Answer Mueller’s Questions, But There’s a CatchThe president’s answers will be submitted in writing.
  2. the national interest
    While Mueller Stays Quiet, Suspicious Trump–Russia Clues Keep Popping UpSeveral wild Trump–Russia stories have popped up while Mueller’s gone quiet and we were distracted with Kavanaugh.
  3. russia investigation
    Rick Gates Solicited Proposal for Online Disinformation Campaign to Help TrumpHe wanted to use fake social media personas to sway voters, among other things.
  4. rod rosenstein
    Rod Rosenstein Is (Reportedly) a World-Historic WimpThe deputy AG was reportedly prepared to resign — and jeopardize the Mueller probe — because he didn’t want Trump to attack him on Twitter.
  5. the law
    Paul Manafort Has Nothing Left But InformationBy cooperating with the feds, he’s cashing in his last asset.
  6. russia investigation
    Report: Michael Cohen Is Talking With Mueller, TooIt’s become “common knowledge” among friends of Cohen that he’s talking to prosecutors in the special counsel’s office.
  7. paul manafort
    Paul Manafort to Cooperate With Special Counsel in Possible Blow to TrumpThe surprise agreement, which comes after months of Manafort stonewalling, may be very bad news for the president.
  8. 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.
  9. russia investigation
    Trump Campaign Adviser George Papadopoulos Gets 14 Days in JailHe’s the first Trump campaign aide to be sentenced in the Mueller probe.
  10. the national interest
    Trump: I Have 100 Pictures of Mueller and Comey Hugging and KissingIn Russia, Trump kompromat you.
  11. Trump: White House Counsel Don McGahn Is Leaving in the FallThe favorite to replace him is Bill Clinton’s impeachment lawyer Emmet Flood.
  12. Trump Would Still Like to Fire Sessions, Can’t Find the Right TimeTrump has been advised not to fire Sessions before the midterms … or if Democrats win the House … or if Mueller hasn’t wrapped up his investigation.
  13. NRA Says FBI Is Treating Trump As Unfairly As Al Capone“They’re trying to Al Capone the president,” complains Dana Loesch.
  14. Andrew Sullivan: Here’s Where Things Get Dangerous With TrumpHis new legal troubles are the beginning, not the end. He will defend himself, like every other mafia boss, to the bitter end.
  15. Republican Senator Gives Trump Green Light to Fire SessionsLindsey Graham: “The president’s entitled to an attorney general he has faith in.” Which means a hack.
  16. Every Single House Republican Is Actively Covering Up Trump’s GuiltRepublican now says the party needs to control Congress to help “hold Trump accountable.” What?
  17. Michael Cohen: I Won’t Accept a Pardon From ‘Criminal’ TrumpThe president’s former fixer has officially welcomed himself to the Resistance.
  18. The Media Keeps Giving Trump the Benefit of the Doubt on CollusionReporters keep digging up awful facts about the president, but interpreting those facts in the friendliest possible light.
  19. Giuliani Goes Full Orwell: ‘Truth Is Not Truth’War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Trump is innocent.
  20. Has White House Counsel Don McGahn Flipped on Trump?McGahn reportedly began cooperating “extensively” with the Mueller investigation after fearing Trump would try to make him a fall guy.
  21. Mueller Wants Papadopoulos to Go to Jail, Says He Harmed Russia InvestigationProsecutors say the Trump campaign aide’s lies did significant damage to the Russia investigation in its critical early stages.
  22. Trump Defends Manafort, a ‘Very Good Person’ Whose Trial Is ‘Very Sad’“I don’t talk about that,” Trump said when asked if he would pardon his former campaign chairman.
  23. Trump Revoking Security Clearances Shows He Feels Powerless Against MuellerTrump wouldn’t be attacking Brennan and threatening others if he was confident that he could make a bold move against Mueller and get away with it.
  24. Embattled FBI Agent Peter Strzok Fired From Agency Over Anti-Trump TextsIn a troubling sign, the agency’s deputy director overruled a more lenient bureau recommendation.
  25. Judge Ellis Knows What He’s Doing in the Manafort TrialAnd rumors that the trial has Mueller on the ropes have been greatly exaggerated.
  26. Trump’s ‘Perjury Trap’: Confessing to Obstruction of Justice or Lying About ItThe president’s lawyers don’t want their client to answer questions about his obvious crime.
  27. Manafort’s Lawyers Get Personal As Rick Gates’s Testimony Wraps UpProsecutors expect to rest their case against Paul Manafort on Friday.
  28. Rick Gates Says on the Stand That He Committed Crimes With Paul ManafortWell, when you put it like that …
  29. Trump’s Lawyers Can’t Talk Him Out of Talking to MuellerPresident who is a pathological liar should probably not talk to the special counsel under oath, but he somehow still wants to.
  30. Paul Manafort’s First Trial Is a Sideshow. The Next One Won’t Be.The real action is already happening across the Potomac, where another Manafort trial is bound to be much more revealing.
  31. Trump Acknowledges Son Sought Clinton Dirt From RussiansThe president says that meeting Russian officials to obtain damaging information about a political opponent is “done all the time.”
  32. Trump Believes Giuliani’s Claim That Mueller Has Nothing on Him: ReportRudy Giuliani’s PR blitz in defense of President Trump is apparently working — on President Trump.
  33. Why Are So Many Leftists Skeptical of the Russia Investigation?What to think about Trump’s collusion with Russia has somehow caused a divide among progressives.
  34. hot shot
    Can You Spot All the Broken Souls in This Pic?Robert Mueller and Donald Trump Jr. were at the same airport gate on Friday.
  35. Why Does Trump Keep Lying About His Dealings With Russia?President Trump has denied having known about the June 2016 meeting with a Russian. Michael Cohen can testify that he did know.
  36. Like Everyone Else, Mueller Is Obsessing Over Trump’s TweetsUnlike the rest of us, the special counsel is using Trump’s favorite mode of communication to build an obstruction of justice case.
  37. After Trump-Putin Summit, Freaked-out Republicans Are Supporting Mueller ProbeThe party’s appetite to help Trump fire Mueller has suddenly dissipated.
  38. Wealthy Trump Pals Paid Rick Gates for Access to His AdministrationElliott Broidy and Tom Barrack paid Gates, Paul Manafort’s number two, nearly $300,000 in 2017.
  39. Manafort’s Trial Delayed to July 31 So His Lawyers Can Better PrepareA federal judge will give Paul Manafort’s lawyers a six-day extension so they can review around 120,000 pages of documents ahead of his trial.
  40. manhattan madam
    Mueller Is Reportedly Trying to Talk to the ‘Manhattan Madam’She was involved in former New York governor Eliot Spitzer’s 2008 prostitution scandal.
  41. Mueller Requests Immunity for 5 Witnesses Set to Testify Against ManafortA judge also denied Paul Manafort’s request to move his tax and bank-fraud trial, which is set to start next week, out of the D.C. area.
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. Mueller’s New Indictment Points to Collusion With RussiaThe Department of Justice charges only Russians, but signs of their Republican partners are plain.
  45. Manafort Is a ‘VIP’ in Jail With His Own Phone, Laptop, and ShowerTrump’s former campaign chairman has asked that his trial be delayed. Robert Mueller is using his own words to argue that it shouldn’t be.
  46. Giuliani: Trump Won’t Sit Down for Mueller Interview Without a FightLawyers for the president want to make things difficult for the special counsel as they wage a war of public opinion.
  47. Manafort Kept in Solitary 23 Hours a Day to ‘Guarantee His Safety,’ Lawyer SaysTrump’s former campaign manager is seeking pretrial release, despite the witness-tampering charges that landed him in jail.
  48. Why Hasn’t Trump Fired Scott Pruitt? Because Pruitt Can Fire Robert Mueller.The EPA administrator pitches President Trump on a sinister plan to quash the Russia investigation.
  49. politics
    Alec Baldwin Wants You to Get Personally Involved in Robert Mueller Russia ProbeAs if you didn’t have all this other stuff going on.
  50. Trump’s Latest and Most Insane New Theory For Shutting Down Mueller ProbeTrump wants you to read this case by right-wing legal cranks for why Mueller should stop investigating him even if he turns up lots of crimes.
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