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  • Judicial Watch: AP Reporters Gave DOJ/FBI Ukraine Info and Code to Private Locker of Paul Mana...

    10/22/2019 2:07:24 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 41 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | October 22, 2019 | Staff
    Full title: Judicial Watch: AP Reporters Gave DOJ/FBI Ukraine Info and Code to Private Locker of Paul Manafort in Apparent Effort to Push Criminal Prosecution Andrew Weissmann organized off-the-record DOJ/FBI meeting with AP to exchange ‘clarification’ and ‘assistance’ in their investigation for details on former Trump Campaign Director Paul Manafort (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released two productions of heavily redacted FBI documents – 28 pages and 38 pages – about an April 11, 2017, “off-the-record” meeting set up by then-Chief of the Justice Department’s Criminal Fraud Section Andrew Weissmann, between the DOJ, the FBI and the Associated Press...
  • It's Not All About the Bidens: Why Trump Has Ukraine on the Brain

    10/07/2019 7:27:09 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 7 replies
    RealClearInvestigations ^ | OCTOBER 07, 2019 | Lee Smith, RealClearInvestigations
    In February 2017, the Washington Post’s Miller had the lead byline on a story based on leaks of Trump’s conversations with Australia’s prime minister and Mexico’s president. Six months later, the Post published the entire transcripts of both conversations in another Miller story. It was through such national security correspondents that anti-Trump sources -- intelligence officials -- pushed leaks of classified information and other tidbits intended to damage Trump into the media. There it merged with other anti-Trump currents in nearly every corner of the press, where it blossomed into Russiagate. After a nearly two-year investigation, the special counsel found...
  • Beck Releases Audio Of Ukrainian Official Admitting He Interfered In Election To Help ‘Hillary’

    10/06/2019 11:05:04 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 12 replies
    Red State ^ | 10/06/19 | Elizabeth Vaughn
    Glenn Beck has just released an audiotape of the former Director of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU), Artem Sytnyk, admitting he “helped” Hillary during the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Sytnyk was convicted for election interference in December 2018 in Kiev. The court ruled that the publication of the “black ledger” documents “led to interference in the electoral processes of the United States in 2016 and harmed the interests of Ukraine as a state.”On the tape, he tells his friends, “Kolya” and “Ivan,” that “I was in charge of the investigation of their “black accounting” records. We made the [sic] Manafort’s data available to...
  • Sperry: Whistleblower Dug Up Dirt In Ukraine For 2016 Campaign

    10/03/2019 9:00:27 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 96 replies
    The Democrat whistleblower who complained about Trump digging up dirt in Ukraine was himself helping dig up dirt in Ukraine against Trump (and Manafort) while working in the Obama White House during 2016 campaign.
  • Mukasey Op-ed Should Strike Fear in Democrats

    10/01/2019 9:02:29 AM PDT · by bitt · 36 replies ^ | 9/30/2019 | roger l simon
    If I were a Democrat, I would be afraid, I would be very afraid, after reading former Attorney General Michael Mukasey's Monday WSJ oped: "John Durham's Ukrainian Leads." The subtitle is "What the prosecutor has found may be quite different from what the Democrats are looking for." Mukasey begins: "Americans often boast that we are a nation of laws, but for the moment laws appear to play a decidedly secondary role in the drama we are living in and—hopefully—through." True enough, but the nub of the article, which returns us to the rule of law, comes further on: "True, much...
  • Ukrainian Embassy confirms DNC contractor solicited Trump dirt in 2016 (FLASHBACK 5/19)

    09/20/2019 6:12:39 PM PDT · by bitt · 24 replies
    The Hill ^ | 5/2/2019 | john Solomon
    The boomerang from the Democratic Party’s failed attempt to connect Donald Trump to Russia’s 2016 election meddling is picking up speed, and its flight path crosses right through Moscow’s pesky neighbor, Ukraine. That is where there is growing evidence a foreign power was asked, and in some cases tried, to help Hillary Clinton. In its most detailed account yet, the Ukrainian Embassy in Washington says a Democratic National Committee (DNC) insider during the 2016 election solicited dirt on Donald Trump’s campaign chairman and even tried to enlist the country's president to help. In written answers to questions, Ambassador Valeriy Chaly's...
  • Ex-Trump campaign aide Rick Gates testifies against former Obama counsel Gregory Craig

    08/22/2019 2:14:23 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 6 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08/22/19 | Zack Budryk
    Former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates testified in federal court Thursday against Obama White House counsel Gregory Craig about the ex-counsel's Ukraine-related work for Paul Manafort, Politico reported. Gates was a top lieutenant to Manafort, a former Trump campaign chairman, for approximately 10 years. During that time, Manafort supervised a 2012 review conducted by Craig of the abuse-of-power trial of ex-Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, according to Politico. While the review was presented as an independent probe of the trial, it was commissioned by Manafort's primary client, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, and bankrolled by Victor Pinchuk, a steel oligarch and...
  • New Documents Released: Notes From FBI Interviews With DOJ Official Bruce Ohr

    08/08/2019 6:16:50 PM PDT · by bitt · 83 replies
    federalist ^ | 8/8/2019 | staff
    The FBI released 34 pages of notes, known as “302s,” of its 2016 and 2017 interviews with Bruce Ohr, the DOJ official who met with the British dossier author Christopher Steele and opposition research firm Fusion GPS’s Glen Simpson. Ohr’s wife, Nellie Ohr, worked for Fusion GPS throughout the 2016 presidential campaign, when they were hired by the Hillary Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Convention. The FBI was sued by the watchdog group Judicial Watch to comply with their requests for access to the notes via Freedom of Information Act. Read the documents below:
  • Dossier 2.0 -- Mueller's 'Black Cash' Ledger

    06/26/2019 11:50:22 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    American ^ | June 26, 2019 | Daniel John Sobieski
    We are familiar with the pattern. Leak details about fake documents like the Steele dossier to the media, then use the media reports as a second source “corroborating” the unverified report when using it to justify your illegal actions. More evidence of the deceitful and arguably illegal actions by former Special Counsel Robert Mueller has popped up, this time regarding Paul Manafort’s “black cash ledger” allegedly documenting criminal financial moves on his part and it parallels the criminality of the use of the Steele Dossier by the FBI to lie to the FISA court to authorize the surveillance of Team...
  • Sean Hannity was laughed at when he said he was spied on. The proof just came out. He was.

    06/22/2019 7:07:33 AM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 45 replies
    BPR: Business and Politics ^ | June 22, 2019 | Vivek Saxena
    Full title: Sean Hannity was laughed at when he said he was spied on. The proof just came out. He was. For years Fox News host Sean Hannity claimed that the Obama administration was spying on him. The public release Friday of a text-message exchange between him and President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort suggests he was perhaps at least partially correct. Unsealed by U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson, the far-left Obama appointee with a suspiciously Democrat-friendly history, the text messages date from July 14, 2017 to June 5, 2018, and show Hannity speaking sympathetically to Manafort...
  • Texts between Hannity, Manafort unsealed by court

    06/22/2019 4:15:47 PM PDT · by Hostage · 15 replies
    CNET ^ | Friday, 21 June 2019 | BY CORINNE REICHERT
    Fifty-five pages of texts between Fox News host Sean Hannity and former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort make their way online.
  • Mueller’s ‘Pit Bull’ Andrew Weissmann Nabs Book Deal on Corrupt Special Counsel Investigation

    06/21/2019 11:01:15 AM PDT · by Monrose72 · 20 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 06-21-19 | Cristina Laila
    Because the obscene amount of money Weissmann made (on taxpayer dime) on a fraudulent and criminal investigation wasn’t enough — now he’s going to sling books based on lies. According to a report out by The New York Times, Weissmann is the first special counsel prosecutor to land a book deal. According to the Times, Weissmann’s book has been acquired by Random House publisher. Liars Robert Mueller and his hitman Andrew Weissmann targeted General Mike Flynn and Paul Manafort for ruin — by any means necessary. A few weeks ago, Deep State federal prosecutors released the full transcript from President...
  • Did Robert Mueller break the law to indict Paul Manafort by using suspect ‘black cash ledger?’

    06/20/2019 1:24:58 PM PDT · by SleeperCatcher · 20 replies
    The National Sentinel ^ | 6/20/19 | Jon Dougherty
    By now nearly everyone who is well-versed in Barack Obama’s “Spygate” operation aimed at taking out POTUS Donald Trump is aware of the infamous “Steele Dossier” — an opposition research document financed by the Hillary Clinton campaign and produced by former British spy Christopher Steele using Russian disinformation sources. We also know that the dossier was a) very, very bogus; but b) nevertheless held up as legitimate intelligence by the Obama regime’s deep state; and c) used by the FBI and presented to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to get a warrant to spy on 2016 Trump campaign figure Carter...
  • Paul Manafort in solitary confinement in Manhattan prison

    06/18/2019 1:27:26 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 35 replies
    NY Post ^ | Rebecca Rosenberg and Lia Eustachewich June 18, 2019 | 4:13pm
    Paul Manafort is currently holed up in solitary confinement at a Manhattan prison — and he’s expected to remain at the lockup as his mortgage-fraud case plays out, his lawyer and the Department of Justice said Tuesday. The president’s former campaign manager was recently transferred to the Metropolitan Correctional Center to await arraignment on state crimes. “My expectation is he won’t remain there [in solitary]. For a couple days when you’re being processed, they keep you in solitary,” Manafort’s lawyer Todd Blanche told The Post on Tuesday. “I’m hopeful the MCC will have a location for him that’s not solitary.”...
  • Manafort not going to Rikers Island, will remain in federal custody after DOJ rejects move <tr>

    06/17/2019 11:09:58 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 21 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 17 2019 | Gregg Re, Jake Gibson, Catherine Herridge
    Paul Manafort not going to Rikers Island, will remain in federal custody after DOJ rejects move, source says The Justice Department has rejected New York County District Attorney Cy Vance Jr.'s attempt to have former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort transferred to the notorious Rikers Island prison complex ahead of his pending state court trial, amid questions as to why the move was even contemplated in the first place, Fox News is told. Fox News first reported earlier this month that a New York State judge ordered the transfer at Vance's request. However, because Manafort has been convicted on federal...
  • Leftism Makes People Meaner: Reflections on the Torture of Paul Manafort

    06/11/2019 4:04:49 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 45 replies ^ | June 11, 2019 | Dennis Prager
    The sadistic treatment of Paul Manafort illustrates something I have believed since I attended graduate school in the 1970s and saw the behavior of left-wing students: Leftism makes people meaner. There are kind and mean conservatives and kind and mean liberals. Neither liberalism nor conservatism makes people kinder or meaner. But this is not the case with leftism. With the handful of exceptions that accompany every generalization, leftism makes people meaner, even crueler. Take the transfer of Manafort, the one-time Trump campaign manager, from a federal prison to New York's Rikers Island prison. Rikers Island is universally regarded as a...
  • Scarborough Jokes About Manafort Being Locked Up in Rikers Island Hellhole

    06/10/2019 8:56:31 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 32 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    The liberal media feigns horror over "lock her up" refrains. But when it comes to a Trump associate actually being locked up in a notoriously awful jail, well, that's a cause for mirth and hilarity. And thus it was that on today's Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough joked about Paul Manfort being confined at Rikers Island, which has been described as a "hellhole," as here, here, and "the most notorious jail in America."Get the rest of the story and view the video here.
  • Deep State: First, the attempted coup. Now, the political prisoner ...

    06/06/2019 10:22:49 AM PDT · by libstripper · 37 replies
    American Thinker ^ | June 6, 2019 | Monica Showalter
    Most people don't quite know what to make of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's alarm about Manhattan prosecutors' decision to throw President Trump's former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, into Rikers Island prison. It was an unprecedented move. Yet she's hardly a supporter of people connected to President Trump - she actually wants the president impeached. But she's right about what she's reading:
  • BREAKING: Steele Dossier Reportedly Began As Early As 2007!

    05/18/2019 7:51:21 AM PDT · by george76 · 78 replies
    en Volve ^ | 5/18/2019 | Doyle Alexander
    Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) appeared on Fox News’ “Hannity” this week to discuss the origins of the Steele dossier. He said it should really be called the “Simpson” dossier. Although Christopher Steele likely contributed “stories” to the dossier, and his years of experience in British intelligence lent credence to the document, Nunes believes that Fusion GPS founder Glenn Simpson may actually have written the majority of it. In his book “Spygate,” journalist Dan Bongino makes the same case. He points out the striking similarities between articles Simpson and his wife, Mary Jacoby wrote for the Wall Street Journal in 2007...
  • Nellie Ohr's 'Hi Honey' emails to DOJ about Russia collusion should alarm us all

    05/01/2019 2:39:36 PM PDT · by detective · 45 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/01/19 | John Solomon
    First came the text messages between FBI lovebirds Peter Strzok and Lisa Page, which gave us a painful glimpse at potential political bias inside America’s most famous crime-fighting bureau. Now, a series of “Hi Honey” emails from Nellie Ohr to her high-ranking federal prosecutor-husband and his colleagues raise the prospect that Hillary Clinton-funded opposition research was being funneled into the Justice Department during the 2016 election through a back-door marital channel. It's a tale that raises questions of both conflict of interest and possible false testimony. Ohr has admitted to Congress that, during the 2016 presidential election, she worked for...