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Category: 2016 Elections

Trump’s New Acting Attorney General Claimed There Was No Evidence Russia Interfered in the 2016 Election

Charlie Neibergall/AP Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. As soon as President Donald Trump installed Matt Whitaker as acting attorney general, media outlets began mining his appearances as a radio and television pundit and discovered he had repeatedly denigrated the Mueller investigation, which he now will be overseeing, and claimed there…

Text Messages Show Roger Stone Was Working to Get a Pardon for Julian Assange

Mother Jones illustration; Emily Molli/NurPhoto/ZUMA; Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire/ZUMA Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. In early January, Roger Stone, the longtime Republican operative and adviser to Donald Trump, sent a text message to an associate stating that he was actively seeking a presidential pardon for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange—and felt optimistic…

Rod Rosenstein Bombshell: He Talked of Secretly Recording Trump, Ousting Him Via the 25th Amendment

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in the audience during the confirmation hearing of Brett Kavanaugh to be Associate Justice of the Supreme Court on Sept. 4, 2018. Bill Clark/Congressional Quarterly/Newscom via ZUMA Press Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein talked about lining up cabinet members to…

Paul Manafort Will Give Robert Mueller “Complete Cooperation,” His Attorney Says

Paul Manafort defense lawyer Richard Westling, at federal court in Washington, Friday, Sept. 14, 2018.Dana Verkouteren/AP Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. By the time Paul Manafort entered a packed courtroom on the second floor of the E. Barrett Prettyman US Courthouse in Washington at around 11 a.m. on Friday, everyone knew he was going…