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Dem Rep. Cohen: Trump’s Presidency ‘Directly a Byproduct of Vladimir Putin’

On Saturday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “AM Joy,” Representative Steve Cohen (D-TN) stated that the Trump presidency is “directly a byproduct of Vladimir Putin and Russian interference in our election.” Cohen said that the hearing on former FBI Director James Comey was an attempt by Republicans to deflect from “the reality of the fact that the Russians were involved in our election and were responsible for the result, and that the president we have is directly an agent — not an agent, but directly a byproduct of Vladimir Putin and Russian interference…

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Mueller: Paul Manafort Breached Plea Deal by Lying About Russian Contacts

A redacted court filing submitted by special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday alleges former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort breached a plea agreement to cooperate with investigators by making false statements about his communications with a Russian national and Trump administration officials. Despite U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson granting Mueller permission to file the document under seal, prosecutors still submitted a redacted version of the document accusing Manafort of “multiple discernible lies.” “These were not instances of mere memory lapses,” the document concludes. JUST IN: Public version of special counsel office’s…

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Mueller’s Flynn Memo Disappoints Resisters: No Jail Time or Hints of Collusion

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s memo on former Trump National Security Adviser Michael Flynn left members of the so-called “resistance” disappointed that the retired three star Army general would likely not face any jail time, and no collusion was detailed. Leading up to its release, resisters were giddy over the idea the man who led a “Lock her up!” chant on the campaign trail would find himself behind bars. Mueller’s memo instead praised him for his substantial cooperation and “exemplary” service in uniform, leaving some angry. I cannot express how disappointed…

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Rosie O’Donnell: President Trump Should ‘Rot in Jail’

Actress, former View host, and long-time hater of President Donald Trump Rosie O’Donnell declared Wednesday that Trump should “rot in jail.” “truly a madman – may he rot in jail trumpepstein TrumpCrimeFamily MuellerIsComing,” Rosie O’Donnell said in characteristic fashion. truly a madman – may he rot in jail #trumpepstein #TrumpCrimeFamily #MuellerIsComing https://t.co/QZau6mgRBH — ROSIE (@Rosie) December 5, 2018 This was in response to a report that President Trump is supposedly ignoring the federal deficit. “When President Trump has literally been shown data and charts by senior officials showing what year(s) the debt…

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Kremlin Insists Trump Will Hold ‘Impromptu’ Meeting with Putin

President Donald Trump on Thursday formally canceled his planned G-20 summit meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in response to Russia’s attack on Ukrainian ships near Crimea last weekend, but the Kremlin insisted on Friday that Putin and Trump will have a “brief impromptu meeting” similar to Putin’s encounters with other summit attendees. #BREAKING: #G20Summit: Kremlin says Putin and Trump will have brief impromptu meeting, same as other leaders — Amichai Stein (@AmichaiStein1) November 30, 2018 “There is no scheduled pull-aside,” a White House official countered. Trump said on Thursday…

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Trump Plays It Cool with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, Putin at G-20

President Trump has played it cool with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman and Russian President Vladimir Putin so far at the G-20 summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina. With leaders’ behaviors under a microscope at the international meeting, Trump has so far kept his distance from the prince, commonly referred to as “MBS,” as well as Putin. While Putin and MBS made headlines by exchanging glowing smiles and enthusiastic handshakes, Trump has avoided those optics. Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at #G20Summit pic.twitter.com/AzvHXg2oWX —…

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Mueller Probing Ivanka Trump, Don Jr.’s Roles in Trump Tower Moscow Plans

Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating Ivanka and Donald Trump Jr.’s involvement in plans to construct a Trump real estate property in Moscow, according to a report. Yahoo News cites one unnamed source saying that Don Jr. and Ivanka separately pursued deals to build a Trump Tower in Moscow, both of which ended by 2013, “years earlier” than former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen’s efforts to bring a Trump property to the Russian capital. Yahoo News states Cohen’s efforts to bring a Trump property to Russia were known to the two Trump…

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Five Things to Watch For at the G-20 Summit

The G-20 summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Friday and Saturday could be the scene of a few momentous encounters as world leaders meet – or refuse to meet – and major strategic conflicts play out. Here are five things to watch for as the summit unfolds. Trump and Putin: The possibility of a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin was suddenly catapulted to the foreground of G-20 drama on Thursday when Trump canceled a long-planned meeting between them in Buenos Aires due to Russia’s…

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Donald Trump Calls Michael Cohen ‘Weak Person’ After Guilty Plea

President Donald Trump called Michael Cohen a “weak person” Thursday after his former lawyer entered a guilty plea for making false statements to Congress regarding plans to build a Trump Tower in Russia. Cohen made a surprise appearance before a federal judge in New York Thursday morning to plead guilty to lying to Congress about work he did on an aborted project to build a Trump Tower in Russia. “When I’m running for president that doesn’t mean I’m not allowed to do business, the president told reporters while departing the White House, adding…

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Report: Friction Between Mueller, Manafort Teams Led to Plea Deal Collapse

Paul Manafort’s lawyers kept a joint defense agreement with President Trump’s lawyers even after they accepted a plea deal with Special Counsel Robert Mueller, which kept Trump’s team informed of the investigation and led to the plea deal’s collapse on Monday, according to a report. One of Trump’s lawyers, Rudy Giuliani, confirmed to the New York Times on Tuesday that Manafort’s lawyers had repeatedly briefed Trump’s lawyers on Trump’s former campaign chairman’s discussions with federal investigators. The arrangement was not illegal, but “highly unusual” and “inflamed tensions” between Manafort’s lawyers…

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