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BREAKING: Mueller’s Special Counsel Indicts 13 Russians

(CNBC)  The special counsel’s office said Friday that a federal grand jury indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities in the probe into interference in the 2016 elections. The indictment says that the defendants allegedly, by early to mid 2016, were “supporting the presidential campaign of then-candidate Donald J. Trump … and disparaging Hillary […]

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White House: Trump lawyers in favor of appointing second special counsel

(Axios)  Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah told reporters on Air Force One Monday that President Trump’s attorneys have already approved the idea of appointing a second special counsel to investigate the FBI and Justice Department’s actions during the 2016 presidential campaign, according to White House pool reports. Shah also said that the White House will […]

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Devin Nunes says he will Interview Robert Mueller if there’s a Connection to Uranium One Scandal

(CitizensOutpost)  During a press conference with Devin Nunes, he is asked if he has the power to interview Robert Mueller.  Nunes responds that if he finds any connections with Robert Mueller in the Uranium One dealings then he would be able to interview him. Watch here:

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Lost FBI Texts Could Form Basis for Motion to Dismiss in Trump Team Fight Against Russia Probe

(Law and Crime)  The latest news that five months’ worth of text messages between FBI agent Peter Strzok and DOJ attorney Lisa Page is sure to make supporters of President Donald Trump continue to claim that the Russia investigation is a politically-motivated scheme. More importantly, however, Trump’s lawyers will now be able to do the same. Strzok has already been outed as […]

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Manafort files lawsuit charging Mueller probe is illegal

(Washington Times)  Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort is directly challenging Special Counsel Robert Mueller, charging in a law suit filed on Wednesday that the prosecutor lacked the legal authority to investigate and indict him on pre-2016 money laundering charges. Attorney Kevin Downing’s suit in U.S. District Court says Mr. Mueller was appointed in May with a mandate to investigate […]

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Analysis: The quiet probe into Clinton email investigation could be a landmine for Robert Mueller

  (USA Today)  WASHINGTON — In early January, news that the Justice Department’s inspector general launched an investigation into the government’s disputed handling of the Hillary Clinton email inquiry was quickly overtaken by the chaotic run-up to President Trump’s inauguration. Nearly a year later, Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s wide-ranging review of the FBI and Justice’s work in the […]

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Michael Flynn charged with lying to FBI

(Washington Times)  Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn has been criminally charged with lying to the FBI amid special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and is expected to plead guilty Friday. Mr. Flynn was charged with one count of making false statements regarding interactions with Russian officials after the presidential election. The charge […]