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Paul Manafort Indictment: No Signs of Trump-Russia ‘Collusion’ | National Review

(National Review)  Do not be fooled by the “Conspiracy against the United States” heading. The Paul Manafort indictment is much ado about nothing . . . except as a vehicle to squeeze Manafort, which is special counsel Robert Mueller’s objective — as we have been arguing for three months (see here, here, and here). Do not be fooled by the […]

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Unilateral declarations of independence in Europe – Yahoo! News

(Yahoo! News)  Paris (AFP) – Several European territories have unilaterally declared independence since the end of World War II, mainly because of the collapse of the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia. But none has officially broken away from the European Union, created in 1993, even though movements demanding more independence exist in various countries. Catalonia’s declaration […]

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Emails Appear To Confirm That President Obama’s DOJ Funneled ‘Slush Fund’ Money To Leftist Orgs | Daily Wire

(Daily Wire)  On Tuesday, House Financial Services Committee Chairman Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) revealed that documents obtained in a separate, ongoing investigation show that former President Barack Obama’s administration directed money intended for victims of Wall Street mortgage meddling to progressive activist organizations who now form much of the “resistance” to President Donald Trump. Members […]

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Hillary Clinton’s campaign accused of election law violation – Washington Times

(Washington Times)  Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign was accused of breaking election rules Wednesday as she and fellow Democrats faced fallout from the disclosure that her campaign and party operatives paid for research used in a salacious anti-Trump dossier. President Trump called the revelation “a disgrace,” and the head of the House investigative committee said he wants to know whether the FBI relied […]

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FBI informant in Obama-era Russian nuclear bribery cleared to testify before Congress | TheHill

(The Hill)  The Justice Department on Wednesday night released a former FBI informant from a confidentiality agreement, allowing him to testify before Congress about what he witnessed while undercover about the Russian nuclear industry’s efforts to win favorable decisions during the Obama administration. Justice Department spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores confirmed to The Hill a deal had been […]

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The FBI’s Political Meddling – WSJ

(WSJ) Let’s give plausible accounts of the known facts, then explain why demands that Robert Mueller recuse himself from the Russia investigation may not be the fanciful partisan grandstanding you imagine. Here’s a story consistent with what has been reported in the press—how reliably reported is uncertain. Democratic political opponents of Donald Trump financed a British former […]

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Clinton campaign, DNC helped pay for work on dossier about Russia and Trump – Seattle Times

(Seattle Times)  The Hillary Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee (DNC) helped fund research that resulted in a now-famous dossier containing allegations about Donald Trump’s connections to Russia and possible coordination between his campaign and the Kremlin, people familiar with the matter said. Marc Elias, a lawyer representing the Clinton campaign and the DNC, […]