Aides expect Trump to go rogue on Manafort pardon – POLITICO

Great tactician have been defeated by the smallest details. Alexander didn’t realize how hard it would be to rule an Empire that large. Napoleon Bonaparte never thought how he would feed his troops while invading Russia. And I could go on. Now mind you I don’t think of Trump as a great tactician, his tactics car seat of the pants. So I say all this because I’m not sure that he realizes if he pardons Manafort that will make it easier for prosecutors to question Manafort because he has no self-incrimination problems and cannot plead the Fifth Amendment.

So if our fearless leader plans on pardoning Manafort he’s got to do it well into Manafort’s prison term. I’m sure that I am not the only person that has heard pundants talked about this on television. Me thinks that Mr manafort’s family may be listening to it as well and will tell their imprisoned family member that it’s time for him to flip. Yes I use the colloquial that seems to be Trump’s favorite, the language of the mob. He has referred to John Dean, of Watergate Fame, as erect. Yesterday he said in his Fox and Friends interview that he thinks flipping should be illegal.

That’s why I am of the same opinion as Bill Maher who honestly believes, and so do I that this election coming up in about 2 months will be pivotal to the continuation of the United States of America as we have come to know it. Bill Maher gave a million dollars last week and I will be pumping as much money into the Senate as I possibly can to make sure the Democratic candidates win.

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San Diego County Rep. Duncan Hunter and his wife are indicted on campaign finance violations – LA Times

Early supporters of Donald Trump are not doing well today. Between 1 p. M. And 2 p. M. Los Angeles time we saw the campaign chairman during the Republican National Convention for the Trump campaign being found guilty of eight counts of tax fraud and bank fraud. Almost at the same time Michael Kohn, Donald Trump’s longtime personal attorney, pleaded guilty to eight counts of felonies. and Donald Trump was basically named unindicted co-conspirator.

Duncan Hunter was the second Congressman to endorse Donald Trump back in the day. He and Congressman Collins who just resigned seem to be in the same boat, involved in the frotting the American people. By the way it’s not a good idea to take your bunny on a plane and charge it off to the American people.

people on Twitter are saying that Donald Trump is distracted in his rally in West Virginia, I would be too, it seems that Don Jr is in the Vise right now. An article in Vanity Fair says that Donald Trump is really worried for his son and that the special counsel is putting the screws on him. Well Donald Trump is screwing the country so…

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Duncan Hunter (David Brooks / San Diego Union-Tribune)

Judge rejects latest bid to invalidate Mueller probe – POLITICO

The special counsel, and the special counsel’s office is on firm footing. Thanks to the broad mandate given to him by Deputy attorney-general Rod Rosenstein his mandate is not going to go away anytime soon, much to the sorrow of trump supporters.

Now this Kavanagh guy that they want to put on the Supreme Court and he may well invalidate or try to vote against the special counsel’s office. the Judiciary branch of government must check the other two branches of government. If it is not do its job then our democracy is truly at risk.

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The ruling is a major win for special counsel Robert Mueller and his investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. | Andrew Burton/Getty Images

Trump’s Lawyers, in Confidential Memo, Argue to Head Off a Historic Subpoena – The New York Times

For a failing newspaper the New York Times sure has it’s shit together while probing deep into this dark and brooding White House. Let’s face it these are not confidential memos but rather Public Relation documents put out so that when they try to say the president is above the law they can point to these false documents and say look here it is.

Representative Adam Schiff of California said it best, this President, no president is above the law. And Donald Trump above them all it’s certainly not above the law. He and his corrupt family have infested the White House like roaches or termites. There will be a cleansing and just like Jimmy Carter came after Nixon an unlikely president will be our next leader. Who would have thought that the Great and Mighty Nixon would be replaced by a peanut farmer from Plains Georgia. Basically an unknown quantity on the political scene and yet he became president.

I watched Bernie Sanders last night on Bill Maher. I was not and have not been a Bernie Sanders supporter. I was all in for Hillary Clinton from the beginning hell I was all in for Hillary Clinton in 2008 until she withdrew her candidacy. And as much as I think that nominating someone of my own faith, a Jew, is a mistake I guess the same thing could have been said about nominating Barack Obama, an African American. Bernie makes sense for these times and if we’re going to Unite the Democrats we need to do it with someone who doesn’t seem bought in any way shape or form and Bernie Sanders is that. I never thought I would say this.

Just one more thing, just in case you think he’s got a great legal team, they cited the wrong federal statute for obstruction of justice in this so-called confidential memo.

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President Trump’s lawyers have privately laid out a broad view of his constitutional powers in their fight to keep him from being forced to testify in front of a grand jury in the special counsel investigation. Credit: Doug Mills/The New York Times

Rudy Giuliani Admits White House Is Trying To Discredit Russia Investigation – HuffPost

Discrediting the special counsel is all there is left for this corrupt and decrepit Administration and its supporters.

The special counsel has nothing to gain from this and must remain quiet because he’s a professional and so are all the fine men and women were working with him. Donald Trump says he Mourns the beautiful young lives that have been hurt by this probe. Donald Trump you caused this probe, you colluded with the Russians to win an election because you are a power-hungry oligarch to be.

We the people of the United States will not let you become an oligarch and the best that you can hope for is a short prison sentence for your son Don Jr and you and your vice president, who was in charge of the transition, leaving in disgrace.

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This is not a doctored or photoshopped picture, this is in fact Rudy Giuliani appearing with Donald Trump.

Bill Maher said it best, Rudy Giuliani when you dress as a woman once it’s Halloween twice it’s a costume party 3 times it’s a fetish.