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Robert Mueller

  1. the national interest
    Trump’s New Defense: Can’t Investigate Him Because There Are Too Many CrimesConservative legal experts insist investigations would interfere with the president’s, uh, “work.”
  2. russia investigation
    Mueller Recommends Paul Manafort Receive Up to 24 Years in PrisonUnfortunately for Manafort’s chances of ever getting out of prison, this recommended sentence only deals with his financial convictions in Virginia.
  3. 25th amendment
    The FBI’s Aborted Plan to Remove Trump From Office Was DelusionalAndrew McCabe says the DOJ considered lobbying Trump’s Cabinet to invoke the 25th Amendment. That sounds undemocratic — but it’s really just dumb.
  4. big little lies
    Everything Is Fine, Why Do You Ask?Watch Ivanka turn into the dog drinking coffee meme when asked about the Russia probe.
  5. russia investigation
    Federal Prosecutors Subpoena Trump Inaugural CommitteeProsecutors from N.Y.’s Southern District are probing seven potential crimes, including conspiracy against the U.S., wire fraud, and money laundering.
  6. the national interest
    The Peculiar Logic of the Trump-Russia Scandal DeniersWitch hunt!
  7. encounter
    Hiding Out With the Stand-up Comic Who Could Put Roger Stone in PrisonRandy Credico seems to be a key witness for Robert Mueller against longtime frenemy Roger Stone. But he’s scared as hell.
  8. politics
    Everything We’ve Learned From Robert Mueller’s InvestigationTrump keeps saying Mueller hasn’t found anything, but he’s charged over 30 people and laid out many ways Russia tried to influence the 2016 election.
  9. the national interest
    Roger Stone Used Mob Threats Because Trump Is Basically a Crime BossThe Gambino-style roll-up continues.
  10. russia investigation
    Longtime Trump Adviser Roger Stone Indicted in Mueller ProbeStone is charged with making false statements and trying to tamper with a witness to hide his efforts to learn about hacked Democratic emails.
  11. russia investigation
    Judge Allows White-collar Criminal to Wear White Collar to CourtPaul Manafort will be allowed to wear one of his expensive suits, not a prison jumpsuit, to court Friday.
  12. russia investigation
    What We Know About BuzzFeed’s Michael Cohen Scoop, and Why Mueller Shot It DownIt seems likely that the controversy stems from a dispute between BuzzFeed’s sources and Mueller’s office, not simple journalistic error.
  13. the national interest
    Rudy Giuliani Is Possibly a Legal Genius, But Probably Just an IdiotThe middle ground is disappearing. Rudy’s either Keyser Soze or Barry Zuzkerkorn.
  14. russia investigation
    Mueller Disputes BuzzFeed Report That Trump Ordered Cohen to Perjure HimselfIn a rare public statement, the special counsel claims that BuzzFeed’s report on ”documents and testimony obtained by this office” is wrong.
  15. the national interest
    Trump Ordered Michael Cohen to Perjure Himself. It’s Even Worse Than It Sounds.Five reasons why the BuzzFeed bombshell contains deadly fallout.
  16. politics
    Trump May Still Be Learning About His Own Decisions Through TVTrump reportedly learned about the friendship between Robert Mueller and his attorney general nominee William Barr by watching him testify on TV.
  17. the national interest
    Trump Lawyer No Longer Denying Campaign Colluded With RussiaRIP, “No collusion.”
  18. the national interest
    Robert Mueller Is Investigating President Trump as a Russian AssetWhat it means that the FBI needs to find out if the president is “working on behalf of Russia against American interests.”
  19. russia investigation
    FBI Investigated Trump to Determine if He Was Working for Russia While in OfficeAfter the ouster of James Comey, the FBI was so concerned that it opened an investigation into whether Trump was working on behalf of the Kremlin.
  20. russia investigation
    After Somehow Failing to Get Fired, Rod Rosenstein Is Expected to QuitOnce William Barr is confirmed as attorney general, the deputy AG who hired Mueller and infuriated Trump is expected to leave the DOJ.
  21. on comedy
    How Robert De Niro’s Soon-to-Be Ex Helped Him Land His SNL Gig“I said, ‘What can I play on SNL?’ Because I love SNL.”
  22. the national interest
    Donald Trump Was Never VettedWe are only now discovering that Trump is a secretive figure who has escaped basic scrutiny.
  23. the national interest
    Report: Michael Cohen Visited Prague and Trump-Russia Collusion Is on the TableAn explosive new story says Michael Cohen did visit Prague, at the time he allegedly met Russian agents to collude for Trump.
  24. the national interest
    Trump Is Building a Team of Lackeys to Go to War With MuellerAs General Mattis raises questions about Trump’s fitness for office, the president is shutting down the government and locking in his base.
  25. the national interest
    Now We Know Trump Picked William Barr to Shut Down Mueller’s InvestigationThe attorney general nominee wrote a long, secret memo attacking Mueller earlier this year, and submitted it to the administration.
  26. the national interest
    Michael Flynn’s Judge Destroys Trump’s Conspiracy TheoryLock him up.
  27. the national interest
    Giuliani Almost Admits Trump Colluded and Committed a CrimeRudy gives an extremely revealing answer to George Stephanopoulos.
  28. the national interest
    Trump Had Nothing to Do With His Own Inauguration, White House SaysTrump’s not the kind of person who would pay attention to the massive sums being raised and spent off his name.
  29. the national interest
    Feds Investigating Trump Inauguration for Alleged Bribery and EmbezzlementSo many crimes.
  30. michael cohen
    Michael Cohen Headed to Prison for 3 Years, After Doing Crimes at Trump’s Behest“The irony is that today I get my freedom back,” Cohen said. “Blind loyalty to [Trump] led me to choose a path of darkness over light.”
  31. russia investigation
    Michael Flynn to Judge: Don’t Lock Me UpFlynn’s lawyers say he deserves leniency, in part because he wasn’t warned that lying to the FBI is a crime.
  32. the national interest
    Everybody Says Mueller Is Almost Done. What If He Isn’t?What we know from Mueller is still a small fraction of the publicly available facts about Trump’s long relationship with Russia.
  33. 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.
  34. 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?
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. 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?
  38. the national interest
    Giuliani: The Dog Ate My Counter-Report to MuellerGiuliani promised a devastating response to Mueller. A timeline of his “progress.”
  39. 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.
  40. russia investigation
    What Does Trump Tower Moscow Mean to the Mueller Investigation?A history of Donald Trump’s real estate white whale.
  41. 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.
  42. the national interest
    Michael Cohen Admits Lying on Trump’s Behalf About Russia DealsTrump, 2016: “I have nothing to do with Russia.” Not exactly.
  43. 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.)
  44. 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.
  45. the national interest
    Report: Trump Associate Roger Stone Colluded With Email HackersMore denials about contact with WikiLeaks fall apart.
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
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