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Monday, January 21, 2019

Giuliani Says Trump Tower Moscow Talks Went On Until November 2016

Reprinted with permission from AlterNet.
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President Donald Trump told his lawyer Rudy Giuliani that he “may” have spoken to Michael Cohen before his congressional testimony, but doesn’t recall what was said. Phone logs or records could probably jog the president’s memory, but it doesn’t seem the White House has yet consulted those.

Cohen lied to Congress about whether there was a Trump Tower, Moscow deal. Giuliani denied that there was a deal. When he acknowledged there were talks about it, Giuliani said that there was never a signed letter of intent or anything official.…

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Giuliani: ‘I Never Said There Was No Collusion’

Reprinted with permission from MediaMatters.

 

From the January 16 edition of CNN’s Cuomo Prime Time:

CHRIS CUOMO (HOST): Mr. Mayor, false reporting is saying that nobody in the campaign had any contacts with Russia. False reporting is saying that there has been no suggestion of any kind of collusion between the campaign and any Russians. Because now you have Paul Manafort giving poll data that winds up leading to this coincidence —

RUDY GIULIANI: I — I never said — well, you just misstated my position. I never said there was no collusion between the campaign, or between people in the campaign —

CUOMO: Yes, you have.



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In New York Times Email, Barr Endorses Trump’s Vendetta Against Clintons

Reprinted with permission from AlterNet.

 

William Barr, President Donald Trump’s pick to be the next attorney general, has a disturbing record of extreme partisan opinions on central matters of the rule of law — a record which many critics argue disqualifies him from serving at the head of the Justice Department.

A prime example of this extreme partisan bias was revealed in an email that he sent to the New York Times in 2017. Reporter Peter Baker shared the text of email in response to increased curiosity about the paper’s reporting on his opinions:



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