Tag Archive: The Russian Connection

Mar 07 2019

The Russian Connection: Manafort Sentenced

Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort sentenced to 47 months in prison on five counts of tax fraud, one count of hiding his foreign bank accounts and two counts of bank fraud, far below the minimum sentencing guidelines of 19 to 24 years. “I think the sentencing range is excessive,” U.S. District Judge T.S. …

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Jan 30 2019

The Russian Connection: Protecting The Evil Spawn

In early January, it was reported the the Mueller grand jury had been given a six month extension so it could continue to hear evidence and issue indictments. In recent months, there have been several signs Mueller’s grand jury would press on. Several associates of Trump adviser Roger Stone have received grand jury subpoenas. One …

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Jan 28 2019

The Russian Connection: House GOP Obstruction

Now that the House GOP is the minority party, they are still finding ways to scuttle any investigation into the Russian interference in the 2016 election and Donald Trump’s conspiracy to become president. In a segment on The Rachel Maddow Show, the Good Doctor Maddow explained how the Republicans are digging to slow the process …

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Jan 13 2019

The Russian Connection: The Manchurian Candidate

In the novel, The Manchurian Candidate by Richard Condon, published in 1959, the story is of an infantry platoon captured during the Korean conflict. The platoon members are brainwashed to believe that their Sargent, Robert Shaw, heroically saved their lives. Unbeknownst to them, Shaw, who is a member of a powerful political family, has been …

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Nov 27 2018

The Russian Connection: Manafort Met With Assange

What is it with these Trump characters? They don’t seem to be able to stop lying even after they’ve been cornered and confronted with the facts. It has to be pathological because it certainly isn’t for self preservation. As ek hornbeck wrote earlier, yesterday it was reported that Donald Trump’s campaign manager, Paul Manafort lied …

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Sep 14 2018

The Russian Connection: Manafort Agrees To Cooperate With Mueller

It has been speculated for awhile that Donald Trump’s campaign manager Paul Manafort would agree to a plea deal and cooperate with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into the Trump campaign collaboration with Russia to win the 20116 election. In order to avoid another costly trial that he would inevitably loose, Friday morning Manafort pleaded …

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Aug 29 2018

The Russian Connection: Trump’s Latest Target – Bruce Ohr

On of the names that came up in Donald Trump’s latest vendetta of trying derail the Russian investigation is a man named most are not familiar with, Bruce Ohr. Ohr works in the criminal division of the Justice Department and he has been a frequent target of Trump’s tweets in August. Before Trump started tweeting, …

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Aug 20 2018

The Russian Connection: Without A Clue

The prime reason the media is fixated on Robert Mueller’s investigation of the Russian interference of the 2018 election is Donald Trump’s narcissistic fueled paranoia and inept members of his legal team and administration. They just don’t know how to remain silent Over the weekend the New York Times published a puff piece on White …

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Aug 17 2018

The Russian Connection: Trump Admits To Obstruction

For a man who claims that there is no obstruction or “collusion” and that he has done nothing wrong, Donald Trump sounds and acts guiltier by the day. On Wednesday he revoked the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan outside of the normal clearance review and adjudication process. In a 255 word statement …

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Aug 13 2018

The Russian Connection: FBI Fires Agent Peter Strzok

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has fired Agent Peter Strzok who helped lead the bureau’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election until officials discovered he had been sending anti-Trump texts. Strzok’s lawyer said FBI deputy director David Bowdich ordered the firing on Friday – overruling the bureau’s office of professional responsibility and going …

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