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Trump allowed White House counsel McGahn to cooperate fully with Mueller; NY Times can’t figure out why

By Dan Calabrese Sometimes a duck is just a duck, but that’s a hard concept to get your brain around when you’re the New York Times and you’re determined to see evil and deceit in

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Rudy: When people realize the truth about the Russia investigation, it will be a ‘different kind of Watergate’

By Dan Calabrese I know this is going to be widely scoffed at by the political class and the punditry, but I know exactly where he’s going with it because it’s what we’ve been saying

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In Paul Manafort trial, Judge T.S. Ellis rips Mueller’s prosecution team another new one

By Dan Calabrese The word does not appear to have reached Judge T.S. Ellis that Robert Mueller is a sacrosanct figure of reverence who can never be criticized or questioned in any way. That is

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Whether Trump can pardon himself is irrelevant; impeachment is the Constitution’s method for removing malevolent presidents

By Dan Calabrese This seems like a very dumb conversation to be having, and yet we’re having it, in part because the president himself and Rudy Giuliani seem to want to talk about it. Can

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Former top Bill & Hillary advisor begs for end to Russia probe – ‘to protect us all’

By Robert Laurie If you have a hazy recollection of the name Mark Penn, congratulations.  You’ve been following politics for at least two decades. Penn was a pollster, and high-level advisor to Bill Clinton throughout

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Why Trump would be crazy not to take the Fifth, on every single question, if he gives Mueller an interview (which he shouldn’t)

By Dan Calabrese Some of you are probably looking for my past columns about people like Lois Lerner and Martin Shkreli taking the Fifth in congressional testimony, and my belief that it was a clear

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Whoa: Judge goes off on Mueller staff prosecutor, says he’s only prosecuting Manafort for bank fraud to try to hurt Trump

By Dan Calabrese This has been the presumption for some time, of course. Robert Mueller wasn’t appointed to prosecute bank fraud cases. He was appointed to find out if the Trump campaign colluded with Russia.

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NBC: Oh, hey, sorry we reported the feds wiretapped Michael Cohen’s phones . . . yeah, that’s not true

By Dan Calabrese Hey, who can’t get a story wrong when relying on anonymous sources who aren’t supposed to be talking to you in the first place? Who can’t get a story wrong when you’re

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Trump: There was no collusion with Russia, except by the Democrats

By Dan Calabrese Remember, Christopher Steele’s sources included several Russians, and apparently some of this was being laundered through John Kerry’s State Department so it wouldn’t be so obvious that the Clinton-hired Fusion GPS was

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Oh good. Your favorite Senators, Lindsey Graham and Cory Booker, are teaming up to protect Robert Mueller

By Robert Laurie By now, you know the score. If there’s something you can be wrong about, Lindsey Graham will – almost without fail – be wrong about it. He’s been wrong on foreign policy,