FiveThirtyEight does a summary of the Special Counsel's progress so far.... As the summer drew to a close, Labor Day attained almost mythic status for followers of the Mueller investigation. Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani repeatedly claimed that the Mueller probe, which is … [Read more...] about Mueller investigation’s update Sept. 8, 2018….
Republicans have the votes to confirm the guy.... They might even get a few Democrats to jump ship and vote for Brett Kavanaugh.... So they have shifted their ire from the judge to the aim at the Republicans mad rush (Remember the tax bill?) to get a confirmation vote … [Read more...] about Democrats are making Kavanaugh’s confirmation about the rules of the Senate…
The campaign will be about Knowing your Rights.... Colin Kaepernick, the former N.F.L. quarterback who inspired a player protest movement but who has been out of a job for more than a year, has signed a new, multiyear deal with Nike that makes him a face of the 30th … [Read more...] about Nike to feature Colin Kaepernick in ad campaign…..
Donald Trump spends hours watching a wide spectrum of media each day.... The reports are he doesn't really work hard at policy like past presidents... So it's no wonder that we get a report that he's concerned about being impeached since the idea is all over the media with … [Read more...] about Trump goes over dealing with an impeachment with his lawyers….
That's what the word is from someone .... “Paul Manafort’s defense team held talks with prosecutors to resolve a second set of charges against the former Trump campaign chairman before he was convicted last week, but they didn’t reach a deal, and the two sides are now moving … [Read more...] about Mueller stops a Manafort plea deal try in his upcoming second trial in two months….
Huffington Post.... President Donald Trump on Thursday suggested that “flipping” to make a deal with prosecutors “almost ought to be outlawed,” and falsely claimed that his former personal attorney Michael Cohen’s crimes “weren’t crimes.” In an interview with his … [Read more...] about Trump Suggests Cooperating With Prosecutors Should Be A Crime….
History slowly repeating itself? Ben Bauer: “How the case develops from here is not possible to judge at this time, but the Cohen campaign finance plea resonates unmistakably with the special counsel investigation, which also concerns what a candidate is prepared to do to win … [Read more...] about Is Trump following in Nixon’s footsteps?
Damn! That is a LOT of judges we are talking about.... The West Virginia House of Delegates impeached the entire state Supreme Court on Monday night, according to multiple reports. NBC News reported the state lawmakers voted to impeach all four justices over spending … [Read more...] about West Virginia Supreme Court justices impeached over spending irregularities…