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$4.4 million flowed through one of Michael Cohen’s shell companies after the election, as he solicited bribes from corporate America and collected payments from Russian oligarchs

In yesterday’s post, toward the end, I mentioned the fact that evidence had surfaced of a $500,000 payment to Michael Cohen from Viktor Vekselberg, an oligarch in Putin’s inner circle, in the early months of the Trump presidency. My intention was to write more about this payment today, as well as the evidence of what […]

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Trump, hiding from Michelle Wolf in Michigan, promises to “close down the country” if he doesn’t get his ridiculous, racist wall

Judging from Twitter right now, I think I should probably be writing about Michelle Wolf’s set at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, the comments she directed at Trump propagandist Sarah Huckabee Sanders, and how she’s now getting eviscerated by some members of the press for being “unnecessarily cruel.” [Wolf, it would seem, crossed some sort […]

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The “unlawful” bombing of Syria, the curious pardoning of Scooter Libby, and the expanding criminal case against Michael Cohen

Quite a bit has happened over this past week. For the purposes of this post, I’d like to focus on just three of the many story lines that I’ve been following; our bombing of Syria, the Scooter Libby pardon, and the criminal case against Donald Trump’s “fixer,” Michael Cohen. Let’s start by talking about Michael […]

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Mueller now knows that Erik Prince’s meeting in Seychelles was for the purposes of establishing a communications backchannel between Trump and Putin

OK, now that we’ve talked about how reprehensible of a human being Betsy DeVos is, let’s talk about her brother, Erik Prince, the man behind the extremely shady private military company Blackwater… You remember Prince, right? He’s the enthusiastic, far-right Trump supporter who, not too long ago, told members of the House Intelligence Committee that […]

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A second Christopher Steele memo suggests that the Russians had a hand in choosing our Secretary of State

I know you probably all want to talk about former Trump campaign aide Sam Nunberg right now, and the epic drunken meltdown that had him calling into, and then visiting, every cable news program there is in order to rant about how Carter Page colluded with the Russians, Donald Trump definitely knew in advance about […]

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