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1. FINALLY news that's worth covering and talking about. remember, people? THE RUSSIA INVESTIGATION and the conspiracy the ENTIRE TRUMP CAMPAIGN was part of with the Kremlin IS WHERE IT'S AT. THAT is what will DESTROY all of them, bc TREASON. So, Paulie... Russian loan, huh?
2. While this had been reported, there was NO official confirmation that Oleg Deripaska had given Manafort a $10 mln loan. Now according to unsealed search warrant application for Manafort's Virginia apartment, there is official confirmation from tax returns the FBI reviewed.
3. The affidavit attached to the search warrant request that's been unsealed, says the FBI reviewed tax returns for a company controlled by Manafort and his wife. It also says (again which we knew but not officially) that Deripaska financially backed Manafort's work in Ukraine.
4. Buried lede: the search warrant confirms that Mueller is investigating the TRUMP TOWER MEETING between Trump jr. and Russian spies as we now know, including lawyer Veselnitskaya, and he's investigating Manafort's role in it.
5. The FBI sought “communications, records, documents and other files involving any of the attendees of the June 9, 2016, meeting at Trump tower, as well as Aras and Emin Agalarov". So if you had any doubts, it's official. And GOPers have NOWHERE TO HIDE about this now.
6. The other reminder is that Konstantin Kilimnik , the "former" Russian Intelligence officer who worked with Gates and Manafort and whom Gates KNEW was a spy, was sometimes the intermediary between Deripaska and Manafort.
7. For a refresher on Kilimnik, and Van der Zwaan (who's in jail after lying to Mueller) giving Mueller phone records showing Gates & Manafort were willfully conspiring with Kilimnik, knowing he was a spy, see here:

8. And oh yes, this directly implicates Manafort's WIFE re: the search warrants, per the documents Reuters reports about. BLOOP!

9. Full story at Reuters here:

10. Cherry on the cake, not to forget. Mueller has indicted Kilimnik via superseding indictment. So bloopity, bloop, bloop. Manafort's in prison (always remember that) and this was just revealed. WIFE is directly involved as well. Manafort has not much choice but to flip.
11. Oh and, don't think that the "hiding Manafort in prison" thing is just coincidental. US is showing him that if they want they CAN protect him. But if they decide not to? Well Paulie, it's polonium tea time.
12. The official and direct confirmation of what Mueller is investigating and of Deripaska's loan to Manafort is important for two reasons: 1) tells us Mueller has EVERYTHING & Paulie & wife are toast 2) shows that MSM correctly reported on Mueller's investigation.
13. In essence, US is telling Manafort "we have you AND wife, darling, and see? We can protect you. OR you can spend life in prison" Mind you, Manafort is NEVER seeing the outside of a prison cell again unless he cooperates. So... :D #MuellerIsComing /END.

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