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Nearly 500 former federal prosecutors agree… what Trump did, as detailed in the Mueller report, constitutes felony obstruction of justice

This afternoon, a letter titled Statement by Federal Prosecutors went up on Medium. The document, which has now been signed by over 450 former federal prosecutors, states that the Mueller report contains sufficient evidence to charge Donald Trump with felony obstruction of justice. [He cannot be charged while in office according to Department of Justice […]

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Six Takeaways from the Mueller Report

I hate to start out yet another post talking about Attorney General William Barr, but, as I’m sitting here, making my way through Robert Mueller’s incredibly dense 448-page report, I find myself with renewed appreciation for just how absurd the conceit behind Barr’s 4-page summary was. The notion that anyone could adequately sum up this […]

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Trump’s 2016 campaign chairman Paul Manafort receives 7.5 years in prison, and faces additional time in New York, which would not be subject to pardon

Like a lot of folks, I was kind of pissed off last Thursday, when U.S. District Court Judge T.S. Ellis III, of the Eastern District of Virginia, chose to disregard sentencing guidelines that would have put Donald Trump’s incredibly corrupt former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, behind bars for 19.5 to 24 years, and instead just […]

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While we were all yelling about Trump’s fucking wall, it was established that Paul Manafort funneled internal Trump campaign polling data to the Russians, likely to assist in their anti-Clinton disinformation campaign

I know I should probably be talking about Trump’s ridiculous speech from the Oval Office last night, and how, surrounded by the deplorable misfits that remain his administration, he moved effortlessly from talking about his boundless love for all people to reciting a list of Americans beheaded and beaten to death by hammer-wielding Mexicans, and […]

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Flynn, Mueller says, has provided “substantial help” to investigators, allowing them to significantly advance “several ongoing investigations”

Special counsel Robert Mueller, in a memo filed in federal court this evening, requested that former Trump administration National Security Adviser Michael Flynn (seen above in happier times, chanting “lock her up” with Donald Trump) be sentence to as little as no time in prison, in spite of his having pleaded guilty to lying to […]

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