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A Split From Trump Indicates That Flynn Is Moving to Cooperate With Mueller

The Hidden History of Trump’s First Trip to Moscow

“In 1987, a young real estate developer traveled to the Soviet Union. The KGB almost certainly made the trip happen.” Excerpt from a book that sounds…. very interesting!

U.S. Hires Company With K.G.B. Link to Guard Moscow Embassy

I mean.
Really?

A Russian Facebook page organized a protest in Texas. A different Russian page launched the counter-protest.

On that day, protesters organized by the two groups showed up on Travis Street in downtown Houston, a scene that appeared on its face to be a protest and a counterprotest. Interactions between the two groups eventually escalated into confrontation and verbal attacks… Russians managed to pit Texans against each other for the bargain price of $200.

Trump and his allies are laying the groundwork for a Saturday Night Massacre

Robert Mueller’s Show of Strength: A Quick and Dirty Analysis

Trump Campaign Adviser Met With Russian to Discuss ‘Dirt’ on Clinton

You’ve probably already heard about Manafort, but this could be an even bigger deal.

First charges filed in Mueller investigation

But sealed until Monday

Given What We Know Now, Some Of The Steele Dossier’s Claims Aren’t So Crazy

The Latest Scoops from CNN and the New York Times: A Quick and Dirty Analysis

Re: Mueller investigation

With a Picked Lock and a Threatened Indictment, Mueller’s Inquiry Sets a Tone

Russia’s Facebook Fake News Could Have Reached 70 Million Americans

Russian Hackers May Have Affected 2016 Election Vote Totals

I will get Putin on this program and we will get Donald elected.

Trump’s Business of Corruption – The New Yorker

Manafort’s son-in-law met with federal investigators, sources say

Special Counsel Robert Mueller Impanels Washington Grand Jury in Russia Probe

This is yet a further sign that there is a long-term, large-scale series of prosecutions being contemplated and being pursued by the special counsel

‘The moment when it really started to feel insane’: An oral history of the Scaramucci era

Via Funkaoshi. Looks like I picked a heck of a ten days to go on vacation and then get sick. My favourite part is “Pickle”.

Read the Full Text of Bill Browder’s Testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee

Some deep background on just how corrupt and awful Putin is, and the insane story behind the Magnitsky Act:

Sergei Magnitsky was murdered as my proxy. If Sergei had not been my lawyer, he would still be alive today.

That morning I made a vow to Sergei’s memory, to his family, and to myself that I would seek justice and create consequences for the people who murdered him. For the last seven and a half years, I’ve devoted my life to this cause.

Sorry. Trump’s Attacks Aren’t Remotely Like Clinton and Starr

Josh Marshall:

It is very hard to come up with any plausible interpretation of these actions other than that the President is concealing grave wrongdoing which he will not allow to be uncovered. We are far, far past the point where ego, impetuousness, inexperience or anything else is a credible alternative explanation.

Trump Aides, Seeking Leverage, Investigate Mueller’s Investigators

It’s becoming clear that Trump will get rid of Mueller.

We Are Living in the Coen Brothers’ Darkest Comedy

Burn After Reading

Trump Jr.’s Russia meeting sure sounds like a Russian intelligence operation