Tag: Collusion

Eric Swalwell: All Evidence I’ve Seen Shows Trump Is a Russian Agent

CHRISTOPHER MATTHEWS: Let’s talk about the materiality [of BuzzFeed’s report] here. How material was this to the role of the president of the United States. To cover up a business deal, told one of his people to lie about it. Is that relevant to his role as head of state? Tell me how. REP. ERIC […]

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Dems Who Pushed BuzzFeed Report Silent After Special Counsel Statement

Democrats who pushed BuzzFeed’s anonymously-sourced report that President Trump had instructed his former lawyer Michael Cohen to lie to Congress were silent Friday evening after Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office issued a statement disputing the report. “BuzzFeed’s description of specific statements to the Special Counsel’s Office, and characterization of documents and testimony obtained by this […]

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Trump told Cohen to lie to Congress about The Moscow Tower Project

Trump received 10 personal updates from Michael Cohen and encouraged a planned meeting with Vladimir Putin. “Make it happen,” Trump said of the Putin meeting. Donald Trump directed Michael Cohen to lie to U.S. Congress about their plan to develop a Trump Tower Moscow, Buzzfeed News reports tonight citing two federal law enforcement officials involved […]

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After Comey firing, FBI began investigating if Trump was working for Russia

“Officials became so concerned by the president’s behavior that they began investigating whether he had been working on behalf of Russia against American interests” You don’t read a headline like this one very often in a lifetime. A late-Friday bombshell of a story from the New York Times tonight says President Donald Trump’s actions freaked […]

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Mueller Memo Details Michael Cohen’s Lying to Investigators on Russia

Special Counsel Robert Mueller issued a memo on Friday that detailed assistance that ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen has provided to his investigation into if the Trump campaign colluded with Russia in the 2016 elections. According to the memo, Cohen admitted that he had lied to Congress about when he stopped pursuing a deal to build […]

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Mueller’s Flynn Memo Disappoints Resisters: No Jail Time or Hints of Collusion

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s memo on former Trump National Security Adviser Michael Flynn left members of the so-called “resistance” disappointed that the retired three star Army general would likely not face any jail time, and no collusion was detailed. Leading up to its release, resisters were giddy over the idea the man who led a […]

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Report: Friction Between Mueller, Manafort Teams Led to Plea Deal Collapse

Paul Manafort’s lawyers kept a joint defense agreement with President Trump’s lawyers even after they accepted a plea deal with Special Counsel Robert Mueller, which kept Trump’s team informed of the investigation and led to the plea deal’s collapse on Monday, according to a report. One of Trump’s lawyers, Rudy Giuliani, confirmed to the New […]

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Special Counsel: Paul Manafort Breached Plea Deal, Lied to Investigators

The Office of Special Counsel said in a court filing Monday that former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort made false statements during a series of interviews with investigators — after negotiating a plea agreement — as part of its probe into collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. “After signing the plea agreement, Manafort committed […]

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Watch Live: Leftists Rally at White House to Protest Trump, Protect Mueller

Protests are taking place around the country Thursday night, organized by the leftist MoveOn and other anti-Trump organizations, including in Washington, DC, and New York City in response to President Donald Trump’s decision to ask for Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ resignation. Protesters believe Sessions’ resignation will lead to the undoing of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s […]

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Trump After Meeting with Rod Rosenstein: Democrats Colluded with Russia

President Donald Trump struck a positive tone on the special counsel investigation after meeting with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Monday, telling reporters he believed he would be treated “very fairly” and that “Democrats colluded with Russia.” “I think we’ll be treated very fairly. Everybody understands there was no collusion. There’s no Russia. It […]

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Poll: Majority of Republicans Think Mueller Investigation Should Be Shut Down

Two-thirds of Republicans and a third of independents think special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation should be shut down, according to a new poll. In addition, an overwhelming amount of Republicans polled–80 percent–agree with President Trump that it is a “witch hunt.” Furthermore, only a quarter–26 percent–of Republicans polled would find special counsel Robert Mueller’s report […]

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Lanny Davis Admits He Was Source for CNN’s Debunked Trump Tower Story; CNN Not Backing Down

Lanny Davis, attorney for former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen, told Buzzfeed on Monday that he was a source for CNN’s article last month claiming that Cohen would tell Special Counsel Robert Mueller that President Trump knew about the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting with a Russian purportedly offering information on Hillary Clinton. Since CNN’s article […]

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A different take on the Nunes tape: He’s laying the groundwork for exonerating Trump of collusion

In the leaked recordings of Trump henchman Devin Nunes speaking at a GOP fundraiser last month, Nunes lays out a pretty explicit example of what kind of collusion he says would rise to the level of illegality. In the audio obtained by The Rachel Maddow Show, Nunes paints a hypothetical scenario in which the fundraiser’s […]

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Cartoon: Exclusive: The Trump-Giuliani tape

President Trump’s crack lawyer kept working the cable news outlets to stick up for his boss. Rudy Giuliani pointed out that, after Trump and crew have been saying “no collusion” nonstop for months, if there was collusion it’s no big deal and is not even a crime. Rudy is out there downplaying collusion in anticipation […]

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HA! Sen. Chris Coons Recites The US Code To Help Trump’s Lawyers

Delaware Senator Chris Coons is not the kinda guy I would pin as a trending Twitter hottie, but yesterday he took the internet by storm by calmly reading the US Code regarding “conspiracy against the United States of America.” “I’ve been hearing @realDonaldTrump and @RudyGiuliani claiming that ‘collusion is not a crime.’ Well, I took […]

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HA! Sen. Chris Coons Recites The US Code To Help Rudy Understand ‘Conspiracy’

Delaware Senator Chris Coons is not the kinda guy I would pin as a trending Twitter hottie, but yesterday he took the internet by storm by calmly reading the US Code regarding “conspiracy against the United States of America.” “I’ve been hearing @realDonaldTrump and @RudyGiuliani claiming that ‘collusion is not a crime.’ Well, I took […]

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FBI Launched Investigation Two Years Ago — Still No Collusion Found

It has been two full years since the FBI formally launched its investigation into the Trump campaign on July 31, 2016, but it has yet to find any evidence of collusion with Russia. The collusion theory was first floated in the media by Hillary Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook, on July 24, 2016, two days […]

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Change in the Company Line: Trump Echoes Giuliani’s Claim That Collusion With Russia Is Not a Crime

Donald Trump and former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani exit the clubhouse following their meeting at Trump International Golf Club, November 20, 2016 in Bedminster Township, New Jersey.Photo: Drew Angerer (Getty Images) The sun had barely risen on the East Coast, on Tuesday, before the president got his hands on his phone to tweet […]

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Rudy Giuliani Might Be the Dumbest Person in the White House and That’s Good for Donald Trump

Photo: Jessica Kourkounis (Getty Images) President Trump’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, might be the dumbest member of the president’s staff, and that isn’t a bad thing for the commander-in-chief. Because of the president’s antics, inability to spell words with five or more letters, refusal to stop canoodling with Russia and outright penchant for rage-filled Twitter rants, […]

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