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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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Who could have possibly predicted that Giuliani, instead of bringing an end to the Mueller investigation, would fuck things up even worse?

Remember how, a few weeks ago, when it was announced that Rudy Giuliani had joined the Trump legal team, we were told that he’d been brought onboard to “negotiate an end” to the Mueller probe? Remember how Trump said in a statement that Giuliani would be working to get the whole matter “quickly resolved for […]

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Trump’s legal team readies for war as the threat of impeachment grows

This past March 10, Maggie Haberman reported in the New York Times that Ty Cobb, the White House attorney coordinating the administration’s response to the Mueller investigation, would soon be stepping down. In that same article, Haberman also said that Trump was “in discussions with a veteran Washington lawyer who represented Bill Clinton during the […]

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“The Department of Justice is not going to be extorted,” declares Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein

It won’t get much coverage, seeing as how Donald Trump’s extremely colorful personal physician has resurfaced in today’s news cycle, but Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said something today that I very much liked, and I wanted to be sure to at least note it here. When asked about a recent story in the Washington […]

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The Killing

Having demanded that Mueller’s team submit all of their questions for Trump in advance of their interview with him, Trump’s not-so-stellar legal team today leaked the questions to the press. While I know I should be writing about it, I’ve decided instead to take the evening off to watch Sterling Hayden, Timothy Carey, Elisha Cook, […]

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