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Robert Mueller

  1. roundup
    How Screwed Is Trump? Collected Commentary on the Cohen and Manafort MemosThe president thinks he’s been cleared, but pundits and experts who actually understand the Cohen and Manafort sentencing memos beg to differ.
  2. vision 2020
    Trump 2020 Shaping Up to Be a Campaign to Stay Out of PrisonIf the presidency shields Donald Trump from a pending indictment, what wouldn’t he do to hold onto it?
  3. the national interest
    The Department of Justice Calls Donald Trump a FelonTrump’s lawyer was a criminal, he is providing evidence on Trump and Russia.
  4. attorney general
    Bush AG William Barr, a Law-and-Order Conservative, Favorite to Succeed SessionsBarr seems to share a number of Trump perspectives related to the Mueller investigation, but he’s best known as a big fan of mass incarceration.
  5. donald trump
    Trump Thinks Mueller Is Holding Him Back From a 75 Percent Approval RatingWhat other objective indicators of his unpopularity will he choose to ignore? The 2020 elections?
  6. the national interest
    Giuliani: The Dog Ate My Counter-Report to MuellerGiuliani promised a devastating response to Mueller. A timeline of his “progress.”
  7. the national interest
    Mueller Reports Michael Flynn Is Singing Like a CanaryThe special counsel reports that Michael Flynn has given up a lot of useful information on his former Trump colleagues.
  8. russia investigation
    What Does Trump Tower Moscow Mean to the Mueller Investigation?A history of Donald Trump’s real estate white whale.
  9. the national circus
    Mueller’s Steady Stream of Russia Revelations Is Driving Trump CrazyAs we learn more about the ties between his campaign and Russia, Trump is giving new meaning to the concept of protesting one’s innocence too much.
  10. the national interest
    Michael Cohen Admits Lying on Trump’s Behalf About Russia DealsTrump, 2016: “I have nothing to do with Russia.” Not exactly.
  11. trump tweets
    Note to Trump: The Mueller Probe Costs Roughly $0.00 — Not $40 MillionTrump accuses Mueller of “wasting more than $40,000,000 (is that possible?).” (No, Mr. President, it is not.)
  12. the national interest
    If Trump Didn’t Collude, Why Does He Keep Obstructing Justice?The theory that Trump is simply upset about his election’s legitimacy being questioned is looking worse and worse.
  13. the national interest
    Report: Trump Associate Roger Stone Colluded With Email HackersMore denials about contact with WikiLeaks fall apart.
  14. the national interest
    Trump Does Not Understand What ‘Special Counsel’ MeansIt’s not that Robert Mueller is considered a special person. He is tasked with investigating a specific set of crimes.
  15. the national interest
    McGahn Wouldn’t Lock Up Hillary. So Trump Hired Whitaker.When Don McGahn didn’t help President Trump pressure the Department of Justice to go after Hillary Clinton, he turned to Whitaker.
  16. donald trump
    Trump Asked the White House Counsel to Instruct DOJ to Prosecute His EnemiesDonald McGahn warned Trump this sort of thinking could get him impeached. But he didn’t listen.
  17. the national interest
    A Former FBI Lawyer Is Dropping Big Hints About Trump Obstructing JusticeThe collusion has more mystery, but the obstruction is more blatant.
  18. the national circus
    Frank Rich: Trump Is Starting to PanicIt’s evident in his spells of rage and his empty official schedule. He is also stepping up his efforts to discredit democratic institutions.
  19. the national interest
    Trump Just Blurted Out the Real Reason He Hired Matt Whitaker“As far as I’m concerned this is an investigation that should have never been brought.”
  20. mitch mcconnell
    Mitch McConnell Blocks Bipartisan Bill to Safeguard Mueller ProbeJeff Flake threatened to block Trump’s pending judicial nominees in response.
  21. the national interest
    Forget Impeachment. Mueller’s Real Threat to Trump Is in 2020.Trump won’t be impeached, but he does face more legal peril than any president in history.
  22. the national interest
    Trump Denies Knowing Attorney General Matt Whitaker, Who He Met a Dozen TimesPresident still hasn’t come up with a plausible cover story for his obvious obstruction of justice.
  23. department of justice
    Sessions Was Loyal to Trumpism, But Not Trump, and That Was His UndoingWith a Democratic House and the Mueller investigation both looming, copacetic ideology wasn’t enough to satisfy Trump anymore.
  24. the national interest
    Trump Has Found His Roy Cohn in Matt Whitaker. The Rule of Law Is Under Attack.Trump and Whitaker are completely transparent about their plan to corrupt the Department of Justice.
  25. jeff sessions
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions Resigns at Trump’s RequestHis interim replacement, Matthew Whitaker, once mused that a new attorney general could foil the Mueller probe by defunding it.
  26. jeff sessions
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions Resigns at Trump’s RequestHis interim replacement, Matthew Whitaker, once mused that a new attorney general could foil the Mueller probe by defunding it.
  27. the national interest
    Donald Trump Jr. Expecting to Be Indicted by Mueller SoonTwo reports indicate a perjury charge is coming soon.
  28. russia investigation
    Mueller’s Gone Quiet, But Expect Some Post-Midterms SurprisesRoger Stone’s maneuvering, Michael Flynn’s plea deal, and a newly unsealed Watergate document provide clues about the special counsel’s next move.
  29. scams
    Jacob Wohl Demonstrates the Limits of the Right-Wing Misinformation SystemJacob Wohl was easily sussed out because he developed in the hothouses of the right-wing fringe and couldn’t survive the harsh climes of reality.
  30. the national interest
    How Roger Stone Could Implicate Trump for Colluding With RussiaThe flamboyant former Trump confidant is under investigation for talking about his WikiLeaks back channel during the campaign.
  31. hoaxes
    Every Way Jacob Wohl Messed Up His Attempt to Take Down Robert MuellerAnd how Academy Award–winner Christoph Waltz got involved.
  32. oops that's my mom
    Right-Wing Troll Used His Mom’s Phone to Spread Mueller Sexual Harassment HoaxJacob Wohl insists he isn’t connected to Surefire Intelligence, but if you call the company, it redirects to his mom’s voicemail.
  33. russia investigation
    Trump to Finally Answer Mueller’s Questions, But There’s a CatchThe president’s answers will be submitted in writing.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. the law
    Paul Manafort Has Nothing Left But InformationBy cooperating with the feds, he’s cashing in his last asset.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. the national interest
    Trump: I Have 100 Pictures of Mueller and Comey Hugging and KissingIn Russia, Trump kompromat you.
  43. Trump: White House Counsel Don McGahn Is Leaving in the FallThe favorite to replace him is Bill Clinton’s impeachment lawyer Emmet Flood.
  44. 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.
  45. the national interest
    NRA Says FBI Is Treating Trump As Unfairly As Al Capone“They’re trying to Al Capone the president,” complains Dana Loesch.
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. 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?
  49. Michael Cohen: I Won’t Accept a Pardon From ‘Criminal’ TrumpThe president’s former fixer has officially welcomed himself to the Resistance.
  50. 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.
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