Skip to comments.Andrew Weissmann met with AP reporters to discuss Paul Manafort case before joining special counsel
Posted on 01/11/2018 4:01:40 PM PST by mojito
A senior Justice Department prosecutor in Robert Muellers Special Counsel office held a meeting with Associated Press journalists last spring to discuss an investigation into Paul Manaforts financial record, a day before the wire service published a major expose disclosing alleged money laundering made by the former and now embattled Trump campaign chairman.
Federal prosecutor Andrew Weissmann, now a senior attorney in the special counsels office, met with AP journalists on April 11 after reporters informed him of their own investigation into Manaforts dealings with Ukrainian officials. The reporters had reached out to Weissman on a different story earlier in the year and it was during that conversation, that the AP team told Weissmann of their investigation into Manafort, stated the sources. The AP published the explosive expose on April 12, a day after their meeting with Weissmann.
According to sources familiar with the meeting, the reporters had promised to share documents and other information gleaned from the own investigation with the Justice Department.
AP spokeswoman Lauren Easton said Thursday, we refrain from discussing our sources.
(Excerpt) Read more at saraacarter.com ...
A trickle of corruption becomes a flow.
Soon, the corruption will become an irreparable breach that collapses the dam.
CBS yammers about the investigation of Trump collusion, wrongdoing, etc..each day. They are waiting it out to delude and poison the idiots, foolproof their election cheating, and regurgitate this crap to remove Trump from office in 2019.
How so? Don’t get me wrong, I want Mueller’s crap to fall apart, but I don’t understand how this news helps make that happen.
“How so? Dont get me wrong, I want Muellers crap to fall apart, but I dont understand how this news helps make that happen.”
Oh, I don’t know, how about prejudicial Prosecution?
This might be what Sundance is working on over at the Treehouse....
Sara Carter is kicking butt and taking names lately. She also broke the FISA stuff.
The reporters where bringing info to the prosecutor, which shold be okay.
Weissmann is dirty as hell. I hope he gets arrested.
The corruption on Mueller’s team is incredible. He should save face by dismissing all pending court actions, disband his team, and issue report saying the team and investigation was compromized and making recommendation to reconstitute it under a new counsel or give it up as it was based on bad data. If he were really honest, he’d as Rosenthal and Sessions to appoint a new special counsel to investigate the DOJ/FBI regarding its corruption. Okay, neither will happen, Mueller has destroyed his reputation, and is now just digging a bigger hole for himself.
This is prosecutorial misconduct - you can’t go blabbing about evidence in a criminal case with reporters. Weissmann could be disbarred.
P-L-E-A-S-E, folks. Pass me what YOU’RE smoking.
We just saw the Bundy case where the govt HIDE exculpatory evidence. Zero SUPPORTS terrorism w/ pallets of taxpayer $$$, Clinton sells State secrets, Lynch on the tarmac, Comey perjures himself, Holder...
Congress sits on its thumbs and Sessions is asleep at the wheel.
Does *anyone* REALLY think govt is going to do a God damn think against one of their own??? Especially since the charade is attempting a coup against *THE* most hated guy in the Beltway?
The Bundy case was dismissed with prejudice.
Meaning, they cannot be re-charged.
NIce try, though.
I sure hope Sara Carter doesn’t drive a Mercedes and has lots of trees in her neighborhood.
Remember, he personally destroyed Arthur Anderson and 80,000 jobs worldwide - because he could.
When the Supreme Court overturned the case 9-0, Justice Alito told a lawyer who asked him about it that the court did so "With pleasure."
Sorry, I meant Scalia.
The DOJ and FBI Worked With Fusion GPS on Operation Trump .
Yup....looks like there was a meeting at the WH over this.
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