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Russia Investigation

  1. mueller time
    Democrats, Republicans, and a Satisfied President Respond to the Mueller ReportFor Democrats, it’s about pushing through disappointment. For Trump, it’s “a shame that your president had to go through this.”
  2. the national interest
    If Trump Obstructed Justice, He Can’t Be ExoneratedTrump’s criminal collusion and his obstruction are linked – but in the opposite of the way William Barr says.
  3. mueller time
    Read the Mueller Report SummaryThe Justice Department has released a summary of Robert Mueller’s conclusions. It’s not the full report, but it’s all we’ve got for now.
  4. mueller time
    The Last Mueller Report Speculation You’ll Ever Have to ReadAn ongoing collection of the latest speculation about the new report that no one has seen but everyone still has an opinion about.
  5. mueller time
    Mueller Report Expected Sunday, But How Much of It?The attorney general is prepping a hand-crafted summary of Mueller’s conclusions, but House Democrats are getting ready to fight for the whole report.
  6. mueller time
    Mueller Report Wraps Up With No New IndictmentsIf that’s a victory for the president, it was one that many Mueller watchers saw coming.
  7. mueller time
    When Will We Be Able to Read the Mueller Report?What to expect when you’re expecting a special counsel’s report about Russian interference in the 2016 election.
  8. mueller time
    The Mueller Report Is In: Intelligencer Staffers DiscussFew details have emerged, but reports indicate that the special counsel is seeking no further indictments.
  9. russia investigation
    Report: Democrats Want to Find Out What Hope Hicks KnowsThe former White House comms director has reportedly agreed to help House Democrats pursuing potential obstruction of justice charges for Trump.
  10. trump tweets
    16 Things Trump Attacked Over a Wild Weekend on Twitter, and One He Didn’tIf only he had a family he could spend his weekends with.
  11. the national interest
    Republicans: Pelosi Won’t Impeach Because She Knows Trump Is InnocentThat is not actually why Pelosi opposes impeachment.
  12. the national interest
    No Collusion? Paul Manafort’s Partner Rick Gates Is Still Helping Robert MuellerRick Gates continues to rat out his old friends, so Manafort and the Trump campaign aren’t in the clear.
  13. russia investigation
    Lindsey Graham Just Made It Less Likely the Public Will See the Mueller ReportGraham shut down the House motion to give the Mueller report to the public and called for a counter-investigation into Hillary Clinton’s 2016 conduct.
  14. crimes
    Paul Manafort’s Judge Ripped Him to Shreds Before His SentencingA running commentary of Judge Amy Berman Jackson’s pre-sentencing dressing down of Paul Manafort.
  15. the national interest
    Michael Cohen Has Email Showing Trump Obstructed Justice by Dangling PardonEven Trump’s attorney general admitted that would be a crime.
  16. russia investigation
    Erik Prince Suggests He Didn’t Lie, Congress Got ‘Transcript Wrong’Prince offered a weak excuse for failing to mention a relevant Trump Tower meeting during his House Testimony.
  17. russia investigation
    Paul Manafort: Beneficiary of America’s Sentencing GapThe problem isn’t Manafort’s short sentence, it’s the pampered treatment of defendants like him at the top of the criminal justice system.
  18. mueller time
    Trump’s Relationship With Russia Is Corrupt. Mueller Is Just Filling in Details.We might learn what laws have been broken, but the basic shape of the story is clear.
  19. russia investigation
    Giuliani Preps His Defense Against the Mueller Report: ‘Nothing Ever Happened’Among the gems in Trump’s lawyers’ reported 80-page counter of the Mueller report: contacts with Russia aren’t serious as they “never went anywhere.”
  20. the national interest
    Congress’s Trump Investigation Is Going to Hurt Trump, Not CongressThe White House is terrified and trying to bluff Democrats into thinking it will backfire.
  21. politics
    The House’s Sweeping New Probe May Be the Biggest Threat to Trump YetThe House Judiciary Committee may uncover more Trump misconduct than Mueller. But if they’re not careful, they could undercut the special counsel.
  22. russia investigation
    House Seeks Interviews With Trump’s Inner Circle in Wake of Cohen TestimonyIt looks like Cohen’s testimony was just the beginning, as House committees are now looking to speak with Ivanka, Don Jr., and others close to Trump.
  23. michael cohen
    What We Learned From Michael Cohen’s TestimonyA rundown of yesterday’s bombshells and edifying tidbits.
  24. michael cohen
    Highlights From Michael Cohen’s Opening Statement Ahead of His House TestimonyCohen claims that the campaign was in direct contact with WikiLeaks, and Trump knew about it.
  25. the national interest
    Michael Cohen’s Testimony Is the First Hearing in President Trump’s ImpeachmentCohen has provided the final link in the chain of conspiracy between Trump and Russia.
  26. russia investigation
    What If the Mueller Report Does Actually Drop Next Week?How the special counsel investigation’s conclusion is likely to play out.
  27. 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.
  28. the national interest
    Putin Told Trump North Korea Couldn’t Launch Missiles, and He Believed ItHarrowing evidence Trump’s insane credulity on North Korea is influenced by Russia.
  29. russia investigation
    Manafort ‘Intentionally’ Lied to Mueller Investigation; Plea Deal VoidedPaul Manafort is now the fourth Trump surrogate to be caught lying to investigators about campaign contacts with Russia.
  30. the national interest
    Republicans Trying, Failing to Come Up With Good Reasons to Conceal Trump TaxesSurely Trump has nothing to hide and there’s no reason to check.
  31. 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.
  32. just asking questions
    Former WH Aide Cliff Sims on Trump’s Emotional Life and the Art of Leaking“I’d become someone I didn’t like,” says the Team of Vipers author. “I justified a lot of these things in the moment.”
  33. 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.
  34. the national interest
    Donald Trump Jr. Called a ‘Family Friend’ Who Was Also a Link to MoscowTrump gloats that Jr.’s June 2016 phone call was not to him. But guess who Jr. did call?
  35. the national interest
    The Peculiar Logic of the Trump-Russia Scandal DeniersWitch hunt!
  36. 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.
  37. the national interest
    Roger Stone Used Mob Threats Because Trump Is Basically a Crime BossThe Gambino-style roll-up continues.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. politics
    Trump Reportedly ‘Furious’ Over Rudy Giuliani’s Recent Media FlopsA White House aide told Politico that “handling Rudy’s f**k ups takes more than one man.”
  42. 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.
  43. russia investigation
    Giuliani: Trump’s Moscow Tower Planning May Have Continued Through the ElectionTrump’s lawyer has now tried to take back his comments, which also indicated that Trump may have talked to Cohen before his Congressional testimony.
  44. 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.
  45. the national interest
    Trump Didn’t Have Secret Contact With Russia — It Was Done in Plain SightHis private meetings with Putin are an apt metaphor for their entire bizarre relationship.
  46. 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.
  47. world view
    With Mattis Gone, Trump Is Already Sowing More Global ChaosIn just a few weeks, we’ve seen a serious uptick in odd U.S. foreign policy moves and anonymous leaking, and that isn’t good for anyone except Putin.
  48. russia investigation
    Trump Reportedly Told Cohen to Lie to Congress About Trump Tower MoscowSources say Trump signed off on a plan to visit Vladimir Putin in Russia during the 2016 campaign, but told Cohen not to share that with Congress.
  49. the national interest
    Trump Lawyer No Longer Denying Campaign Colluded With RussiaRIP, “No collusion.”
  50. the national interest
    William Barr’s Secret Pro-Trump Memo Keeps Getting More SuspiciousTurns out the nominee for attorney general did discuss his memo with Trump before being appointed. What else is he hiding?
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