Tag Archives: Robert Mueller

Our President, the Russian agent

As much as I’d like to spend my time this evening talking about Donald Trump and his 300 hamburgers, I think our time together might be better spent discussing the two big pieces of news that broke over the weekend concerning the Russia investigation. First, the New York Times reported that, just after Donald Trump […]

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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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Michael Flynn’s sentencing was postponed to give him time to cooperate more fully with federal prosecutors

One year ago this month, General Michael Flynn, Donald Trump’s national security advisor, pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about conversations he’d had with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak while working on the Trump transition team, and, today, he was supposed to be sentenced. That, however, never happened. As I understand it, things were moving […]

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Donald Trump, identified as “Individual 1” in court filings, is implicated in campaign finance felonies

This coming Wednesday, Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, is scheduled to be sentenced on the several criminal counts that he’s admitted guilt to over the past year, from bank fraud to lying to federal investigators looking into possible collusion between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and the Russians. Today, in advance of that court […]

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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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