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“Robert Mueller’s ongoing special counsel investigation into Donald Trump’s ties to Moscow heated up again on Thursday, this time revealing that the president pushed his lawyer to stop Attorney General Jeff Sessions from recusing himself from the Russia probe.
According to The New York Times, “President Trump gave firm instructions in March to the White House’s top lawyer: stop the attorney general, Jeff Sessions, from recusing himself in the Justice Department’s investigation into whether Mr. Trump’s associates had helped a Russian campaign to disrupt the 2016 election.” MORE
“President Donald Trump used his first full work day in 2018 to rekindle one of his favorite political pastimes from 2017: throwing haymakers on Twitter.
The president returned to his full combative form Tuesday after arriving in Washington the day prior from a holiday stay in Mar-a-Lago, taunting news outlets with the prospect of awarding them for their “dishonest & corrupt” coverage, threatening on social media to curb U.S. aid to Palestinians, calling for the jailing of former Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin, and publicly competing with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un over the size of their nuclear buttons.” MORE
“Republican Rep. Francis Rooney (R-FL) openly called for a purge of the FBI and DOJ as nervousness that the end is near for Trump is sweeping through the Republican Party.” MORE
“It turns out Brett Talley’s inexperience in a courtroom was not the only factor that should have precluded him from a federal judgeship nomination. The 36-year-old lawyer, who has no trial experience, apparently spent a lot of time on a sports message board where he crudely debated issues of race and sexual misconduct with minors.
Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators reportedly issued a subpoena to President Donald Trump’s campaign last month, requesting Russia-related documents from over a dozen top officials, reports the Wall Street Journal.
The subpoena, issued in mid-October, reportedly requested documents and emails with keywords related to Russia but didn’t compel any officials to testify before Mueller’s grand jury, an unnamed source told the Journal. MORE