Russian state media is celebrating after Trump told G7 leaders that Crimea belongs to Russia because everyone who lives there speaks Russian.
Federal Judge Amy Berman Jackson revoked former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort’s house arrest on Friday and sent him to jail following accusations of witness tampering.
Since he has been accused of conspiring to influence testimony in conjunction with someone believed to have ties to Russian intelligence, Manafort is actually now officially charged with crimes that could be called “Russian collusion.”
Wednesday, ABC News reported that Cohen is splitting from his lawyers Stephen Ryan and Todd Harrison of the law firm, McDermott, Will & Emery LLP. NBC News, citing a source close confirmed the decision.
More witnesses are cooperating with the Russia probe that have been publicly revealed, and Mueller is working to make sure their information doesn’t get into the wrong hands.
With his toxic amalgam of incompetence and thin-skinned emotional reactions, Trump gives aid and comfort to those who would diminish America’s standing in the world, especially the communist dictatorship in China and the land-grabbing czar in Russia.
In a new article for Lawfare, George Conway dismantles the argument that special counsel Robert Mueller’s appointment is unconstitutional — one of Trump’s recent attacks on the Russia investigation.
The president’s pardoning power has no limits in the Constitution. Yet the rule-of-law principle that one cannot be the prosecutor or judge in one’s own case suggests that the president’s pardoning power is limited to people other than himself.
Trump is refusing to rule out the possibility of issuing a pardon to his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, who was indicted for the third time on Friday.
Dick Thornburgh, attorney general under presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush, called out his fellow Republicans for attacking special counsel Mueller and undermining the rule of law.
According to Mueller’s filing Manafort and Kilimnik “knowingly and intentionally conspired to corruptly persuade another person…
At least two major publishers have rejected a book proposal from Donald Trump Jr. designed to defend his father’s unpopular presidency.
“I don’t know the technical answer to that question, but I think obviously the answer is he shouldn’t and no one is above the law,” Ryan said.
It was left to the inimitable Rudy Giuliani to suggest that Trump could literally murder former FBI director James Comey with impunity. He appeared to be joking.
In a combative press briefing, Sanders dodged questions on whether Trump has the authority to pardon himself and whether the president feels he’s above the law.
Trump has repeatedly tried to obstruct the Mueller investigation, but on Sunday, Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani revealed that his client believes he has a final ace in the hole if Mueller comes for him.
A new propaganda website linked to Russia’s troll factory has rolled out just in time for Trump’s birthday — and they’re inviting Americans to the White House to celebrate.
In a letter to special counsel Robert Mueller, Trump’s legal team argues that it’s impossible for the president to commit obstruction — and that even if he did, he could pardon himself.