Tagged: rule of law

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Trump rages at the Russia probe on Twitter as Mueller prepares to drop new information

President Trump unleashes on special counsel Robert Mueller and the Russia investigation. The tweets come as Mueller is set to release new information about close Trump associates Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen. Trump claims Mueller has conflicts of interest. The president also criticizes some of his favorite targets, including James...

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Mueller says Michael Flynn gave ‘first-hand’ details of Trump transition team contacts with Russian

Mueller, in a court filing, says Flynn’s “substantial assistance” to the special counsel’s probe over the past year warrants a light criminal sentence, which could include no jail time. The memo relates to lies Flynn told FBI agents about his conversations with Russia’s then-ambassador to the United States, Sergey Kislyak,...

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Trump claims Mueller is ‘viciously telling’ at least three witnesses to ‘LIE’ and claims a new McCarthy era as Russia probe threatens his associates

The president unloaded on Robert Mueller again on Wednesday  He claimed ‘at least 3 major players’ are being pressured to ‘lie’ Trump said they were promised ‘relief’ by prosecutors Conspiracy theorist Jerome Corsi says he rejected a plea deal that would have him admit to perjury Investigators also are focusing...

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George Papadopoulos is ordered to prison for lying to the FBI working on Mueller’s investigation as the judge rejects a last minute bid for the former Trump campaign adviser to avoid his TWO WEEKS in jail

George Papadopoulos admitted to lying to special counsel Robert Mueller He was investigated as part of Mueller’s Russia probe He was asking for a stay of his two-week federal sentence But a judge on Sunday denied his request and ordered him to jail  By EMILY GOODIN, U.S. POLITICAL REPORTER FOR DAILYMAIL.COM...

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Rudy Giuliani Admits Trump Will Stonewall Mueller’s Obstruction Of Justice Question

Trump has provided written answers to Mueller’s questions, but will not answer any more. Donald Trump’s attorney Rudy Giuliani says that the president will not answer any further questions from FBI special counsel Robert Mueller, and in particular, he won’t answer any questions about obstruction of justice, in an exclusive...

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Trump says he did not discuss Mueller with Whitaker before appointing him acting attorney general

President Trump says he had not discussed special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe with acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, the man overseeing the inquiry, at least for now. Whitaker has come under increasing scrutiny since his appointment on Wednesday because of his previous criticism of Mueller’s investigation. People close to...

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Trump says Don McGahn isn’t responsible for him ‘not firing’ Sessions or Mueller and says Ivanka and Jared had ‘NOTHING’ to do with the dramatic departure of the White House counsel

Trump announced McGahn’s departure on Wednesday  He said McGahn would leave after what he wrote was the hopeful confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court  McGahn has cooperated with special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators  Trump on Thursday pushed back on media reports that McGahn walked him back from axing...

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Amid betrayals, Trump’s barrier breaks down

David A. Fahrenthold, Josh Dawsey and Rosalind S.Helderman, The Washington Post WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s wall of secrecy – the work of a lifetime – is starting to crack. His longtime lawyer, Michael Cohen, pleaded guilty last week to breaking campaign-finance laws, and said he’d arranged hush money payments...

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Trump tweet tries to laugh it off: ‘If anyone is looking for a good lawyer, don’t retain Michael’ . . . as Cohen’s legal team says president has ALREADY incriminated himself in Stormy pay-off

Trump’s ex lawyer Cohen pleaded guilty to campaign finance violations relating to hush money payments to Stormy Daniels and former model Karen McDougal   Cohen’s attorney, Lanny Davis, says the president is just as guilty because he ‘directed’ Cohen to make the payments in the run up to the election   Federal prosecutors had...

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The Memo: Cohen, Manafort hurricane hits Trump

President Trump’s longtime personal attorney and “fixer” Michael Cohen implicated him in a felony on Tuesday in federal court in New York. Almost simultaneously, in a courtroom about 240 miles away in Virginia, Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was found guilty on eight charges primarily related to tax and bank fraud. The guilty...

Donald McGahn (above), the White House counsel, has been fully cooperating with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice in the Russia probe 0

Trump claims members of the press phoned to APOLOGIZE for ‘failing New York Times’ story on White House attorney Don McGahn talking to Mueller – and says the top lawyer is NOT a rat who turned on him

President Trump says members of the press complained and apologized for a story in the New York Times on top White House lawyer talking to special counsel Trump slammed the tone of the New York Times story and said White House counsel Don McGahn is not ‘a John Dean type ‘RAT”...

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Trump unloads on special counsel Robert Mueller, the FBI, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the Justice Department in a furious morning tweet storm

Trump again slams special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe and his own attorney general, Jeff Sessions, for allowing the “witch hunt” to take root in the first place. The president endorses the view that Peter Strzok, an ex-member of Mueller’s team who was fired from the FBI on Monday over...

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‘The president didn’t say that!’ Rudy Giuliani changes tune on Trump’s meeting with James Comey and insists he NEVER asked FBI chief to go easy on Michael Flynn

Fired FBI Director James Comey wrote in a memo following an early 2017 meeting with Trump that the president asked him to go easy on Michael Flynn Flynn lasted 24 days as National Security Advisor; he was fired after it became clear he had lied to VP Pence and to...

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‘So many in the FBI have been hurt by these CLOWNS and LOSERS!’ Trump hammers Comey, McCabe, Strzok and his ‘lovely’ lover Lisa for damaging the bureau – but becomes a Twitter laughing stock for referring to their ‘text MASSAGES’

President Donald Trump tweeted on Saturday calling current and former members of the FBI ‘clowns and losers’ that have hurt others in the bureau He also suggested that the FBI may be hiding something by not releasing former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe’s texts In the post, Trump mistakenly wrote...