“Paul Manafort Sues Special Counsel Robert Mueller, DOJ Over Russia Probe”


HUFFINGTON POST

“In his complaint, Manafort alleges that Mueller’s investigation “diverged from its focus on alleged collusion between the Russian government and President Trump’s campaign.” MORE

“Terrified Trump Plans To Paint Michael Flynn As A ‘Liar’ If He Exposes Russia Crimes”


POLITICUS USA

“Trump will try to paint Flynn as a liar, but it’ll be a tough sell given all the praise he has heaped on the ex-national security adviser.” MORE

“Report: Mueller Issued Subpoena To Trump Campaign For Russia Documents”


HUFFINGTON POST

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

“Robert Mueller’s widening Russia probe is sweeping up Democrats, including lobbyist Tony Podesta”


SALON

The scope of Russian involvement in U.S. business and politics is extensive

“Trump Is Sinking Fast As Robert Mueller Is Now Going After Air Force One Phone Records”


POLITICUS USA

“Robert Mueller’s special counsel investigation into Donald Trump’s ties to Russia – and whether he is guilty of obstructing justice – continued to heat up on Thursday as new reports indicate that Mueller wants phone records from Air Force One.

According to Politico, Mueller is seeking phone records surrounding a statement the president helped write for his son, Don Jr., after news broke this summer that he met with the Russians to get dirt on Hillary Clinton.” MORE

“Mueller Goes for the Kill, Trump Pushes Tax Cuts: A Closer Look”


“Facebook Reportedly Turns Over Election Ad Data To Special Counsel Mueller”


HUFFINGTON POST

“SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it had found that an operation likely based in Russia spent $100,000 on thousands of U.S. ads promoting divisive social and political messages in a two-year-period through May.

Facebook, the dominant social media network, said 3,000 ads and 470 “inauthentic” accounts and pages spread polarizing views on topics including immigration, race and gay rights.

Another $50,000 was spent on 2,200 “potentially politically related” ads, likely by Russians, Facebook said.” MORE

“Report: Mueller teaming up with N.Y. Atty. General”


MSNBC

“The move to partner with Eric Schneiderman sets up the possibility of state prosecutions – where Trump cannot issue pardons.”  WATCH

“Bombshell Dropped On Trump As 1 Attorney General Is Looking At Russia State Crimes”


POLITICUS USA

On his MSNBC program The Beat, Ari Melber reported that Trump can’t pardon his way out of any state crimes committed in the Russia scandal and that one state attorney general is already looking their jurisdiction for potential Russia state crimes.

“Kellyanne Conway Dismisses Concerns That President Will Fire Special Counsel”


HUFFINGTON POST

Bipartisan bills have been introduced to discourage him from dismissing the man investigating his campaign.