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Aug 21, 2018 13 tweets 6 min read
Trump v. Mueller (Cont.)
—Part 3. Tue, 21Aug18.

—Two Trump MAGA associates in federal court on same day: Manafort awaits his jury verdict; Michael Cohen pleads guilty.

—Mueller recommends jail-time for unhelpful Papadopoulos.

—Flynn... Still in Mueller's pocket.

[New Thread] 1. Trump-Russia Thread
—Part 1 of 3: 17May17 to 30Oct17.

17May17 (Mueller Appointment) thru 30Oct17 (Manafort & Gates Indictments/Papadopoulos Guilty Plea).
Jul 16, 2018 4 tweets 2 min read
Maria Butina was arrested yesterday & charged a few minutes ago w/ Conspiracy to Violate US Law as Foreign Agent of Russia.

She's close to NRA leadership, bragged about Trump-Russia connections, and proposed Russia back-channel to Trump campaign w/ GOP operative Paul Erickson. Maria Butina's graduate school focus on cryptocurrency and blockchain (Bitcoin) while she works as an *unpaid* assistant to a known Russian money launderer w/ ties to FSB is a bit on the nose.

Absent from her LinkedIn: two businesses she owned w/ GOP operative Paul Erickson.
Jul 16, 2018 8 tweets 3 min read
Sur-ren-der (verb):
1. Submit to authority.
2. Comply w/ demand.
3. Lose advantage.
4. Yield to influence.

Trump, standing next to Putin: [Russia's global alienation for anti-democratic actions, invasions, poisonings, etc] "changed as of about four hours ago."
#Helsinki2018 Trump: "Incredible offer!"

Putin invites Mueller to interrogate 12 GRU officers indicted by US grand jury for interfering in US elections on two conditions:

1. Mueller visits them in Russia.
2. US let's Russia interrogate US counterintelligence officers & classified docs.
Apr 10, 2018 14 tweets 6 min read
FBI search warrant on Michael Cohen includes 34 taxi medallions owned by Cohen via 17 LLCs—medallions are a cash business.

Apr17: Cohen medallion mgr Evgeny Freidman owes $5 million in taxi taxes.
Aug17: NY has active unpaid taxi tax warrants on Cohen seeking $40,000. Has it occurred to anyone that Michael Cohen does not legally represent Trump via contract agreement or retainer?

Michael Cohen, J.D. was on business development team at Trump Org—not legal team.

No legal representation = no attorney-client privilege.
Feb 17, 2018 5 tweets 1 min read
7 days in Feb18 (9-16Feb)
News Summary 📰

—Trump won't declassify Dem Intel memo.
—2nd White House official out (domestic abuse).
—John Kelly asked WH staff to lie abt Porter resignation timeline.
—WH security clearances questioned.
—Rachel Brand (DOJ #3) to resign.

—Trump rejects #MeToo, laments "mere allegations" (of abuse).
—Federal Concealed-Carry gun bill gaining steam.
—Syria downs Israeli jet w/ Russian guns.

1st Trump budget after $1.5 trillion tax cuts shows 200 billion shortfall.

Jan 11, 2018 11 tweets 6 min read
1/20 Remember when Supreme Court Justice Alito broke decorum to shake his head & mumble "not true" at Obama's 27Jan2010 State of the Union address?

—Hold that thought.

How is it legal for Russians to funnel money to GOP candidates & causes?

Answer➡️Citizens United [2010]. 2/20 The Supreme Court in Citizens United v FEC invalidated FECA, 2 USC §441b: cap on political contributions by corp's, assoc's; nonprofit donor disclosures.

But Court didn't consider §441e: ban on political spending by foreign people & entities.

Mismatched ruling➡️Loophole.
Jan 4, 2018 14 tweets 6 min read
Freedom Caucus Reps. Mark Meadows (R-NC11) & Jim Jordan (R-OH04) want Jeff Sessions to resign so they can kill Mueller's TrumpRussia investigation.

Presumes a backroom deal w/ Trump. Rep. Jim Jordan (former Chair of House Freedom Caucus): "Everyone knows this Dossier is garbage."

Everyone except the FBI, Congressional Intel Cmte's, US Intel, FISA judges, Sater, Sergei, RUSSIA, Trump, etc.

First SIGINT portions corroborated Feb17.
Oct 31, 2017 54 tweets 25 min read
Trump v Mueller (Cont.)

30Oct17: Two indictments and a guilty plea. The day after.

Brought to you by: Trump-Russia.

[New Thread] 1. Part 1 of Trump-Russia Thread:

17May17 (Mueller appointment) thru
30Oct17 (Indictments/Guilty Plea).
Oct 28, 2017 15 tweets 5 min read
1. It's not reading tea leaves to assume Paul Manafort &/or people in his orbit will be read Miranda rights on Monday. 2. Aug17: Mueller convened two Grand Juries.

-Flynn: DOJ Eastern District of Virginia.
-Manafort: Washington DC.

3rd impaneled—DC—unused.
May 18, 2017 103 tweets 47 min read
Trump v. Special-Snowflake* Prosecutor.

Showtime for #TrumpRussia. Bigly.

[New Thread]
*Not alt-right approved.
1. To start, Mueller will investigate #TrumpRussia w/in hazy parameters outlined by Comey to House Intel on 20Mar17.