HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » kpete » Journal
Page: « Prev 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ... 43 Next »

kpete

Profile Information

Member since: Fri Sep 17, 2004, 03:59 PM
Number of posts: 61,024

Journal Archives

Joy Reid's Take on Indictment: Russians dangled the bait, the Trump team & advisors came running

It all comes back to the quest to find Her Emails. The Russians dangled the bait, the Trump team and “advisors” came running...






https://twitter.com/JoyAnnReid/status/925015579542552576

COLLUSION: Papadopolous Has Flipped-ADMISSIONS OF GUILT-Lying re: connections between RUSSIA & TRUMP

COLLUSION: Papadopolous indictment contains ADMISSIONS OF GUILT around lying about connections between RUSSIA AND THE TRUMP CAMPAIGN.




https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/4163402/Papadopoulos-Statement-Offense.pdf

Remember, days after being appointed, went to work trying to set up meetings between the Trump campaign and “Russian Leadership – Including Putin.”

We’re reading through the Papadopolous charges now. They are pretty bad and go directly to the Russia issue. More soon.






It's clear from this part of the indictment that Papadopoulos has flipped. wow
https://twitter.com/yashar/status/925013646668976128

MORE:
http://talkingpointsmemo.com/edblog/breaking-another-charged



George Papadopoulos pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about contacts with an influential Russian. This is how it relates to the campaign.




https://twitter.com/kylegriffin1/status/925011065234231296


https://twitter.com/ericgarland/status/925010997689102337


******
For those who say Mueller's office is leaking (@seanhannity) - a Trump advisor was arrested in late July & we're just finding out about it
*****
https://twitter.com/yashar/status/925008624631590917

Drip, Drip:Trump campaign foreign policy advisor George Papadopolous has pled guilty to to making...

Breaking:
Trump campaign foreign policy advisor George Papadopolous has pled guilty to to making false statements to FBI agents.





https://twitter.com/yashar/status/925003993952260097


COLLUSION:
Papadooulos indictment contains ADMISSIONS OF GUILT around lying about connections between RUSSIA AND THE TRUMP CAMPAIGN.




https://twitter.com/ericgarland/status/925007927274102784



George Papadopolous, another of those first five campaign advisors announced in March 2016 (Carter Page was another), pleaded guilty on Oct. 5, 2017, to making false statements to FBI. Unsealed this morning.

More soon.

http://talkingpointsmemo.com/edblog/breaking-another-charged

There Was No Reason To Hire Manafort Except to Collude with Russia

by David Atkins
October 29, 2017

As the political world waits anxiously for the seal to be broken on special counsel Robert Mueller’s indictments, the smart money is on Paul Manafort as the principal target. Manafort is clearly corrupt, having made millions under the table selling his services to pro-Putin forces in Ukraine. He’s the target of an FBI probe focused on at least 13 suspicious wire transfers related to his dealing overseas.

Beyond pathetically attempting to redirect attention to Hillary Clinton and attack the integrity of the Steele dossier, the conservative line is that while Manafort may have been involved in shady dealings, and while Trump’s family and campaign may have met with Russians promising to deliver dirt on his opponent, Trump himself was not complicit with Russia to interfere in the election.

This is almost assuredly untrue, because there was no reason to hire Manafort in the first place except to collude with Russia.

............


Manafort was a terrible choice for campaign manager, both in terms of competence and optics. It was neither a pick designed to buoy his populist credentials, nor was it a sop to the GOP establishment that Trump desperately needed at the time. The only thing Manafort had in his favor was his close ties to Putin, and there is no conceivable reason to have hired him except to leverage those ties.

If Manafort is indeed the primary target of Mueller’s probe, it’s a guarantee that the Trump campaign absolutely intended to collude closely with Russia as a longshot path to a difficult election.



MORE:
https://washingtonmonthly.com/2017/10/29/there-was-no-reason-to-hire-manafort-except-to-collude-with-russia/

For Posterity...

RUN!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=52&v=bYb2ZiQzL4M

My favorite page of the indictment: "together with others"



https://www.justice.gov/file/1007271/download

Manafort's wife is tied in, too.



https://www.justice.gov/file/1007271/download

An Appropriate Toon For This Auspicious Day



THE CHARGES: Whoa, conspiracy against the US?

Conspiracy against the United States!! BOOM! That's not tax evasion, my friends.

APBREAKING: Special Counsel: Ex-Trump campaign chairman indicted on conspiracy against the US, money laundering, other charges.

https://twitter.com/AP/status/924986203803398149






ALL OF IT HERE:
https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/4163363-Manafort-Gates-Indictment.html?utm_campaign=SocialFlow&utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=AP_Politics


President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, and a deputy campaign official, Rick Gates, have been indicted on 12 counts of charges, according to a spokesman for Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

The charges include "conspiracy against the United States, conspiracy to launder money, unregistered agent of a foreign principal, false and misleading FARA statements, false statements, and seven counts of failure to file reports of foreign bank and financial accounts," the spokesman said.

The indictment was unsealed Monday after Manafort and Gates surrendered to the FBI. Read it in full here.
The charges are the first in Mueller's investigation into possible Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.


https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/politics/Robert-Mueller-Russia-Investigation-Indictment-454045243.html

https://twitter.com/ddale8/status/924987945853030401


The charges aren't directly about Manafort/Gates work for Trump. But this is who the "America First" candidate hired to run his campaign:



https://twitter.com/ddale8/status/924990105810624512


The international populist white nationalism has been very lucrative for a handful of people.



https://twitter.com/mattyglesias/status/924992886864834565
Go to Page: « Prev 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ... 43 Next »