Category Archives: Investigation

‘Shaken’ Rosenstein Felt Used by the White House in Comey Firing

By Michael S. Schmidt and Adam Goldman of the New York Times In the days after the F.B.I. director James B. Comey was fired last year, the deputy attorney general, Rod J. Rosenstein, repeatedly expressed anger about how the White … Continue reading

Posted in FBI, Investigation, James Comey, New York Times, Rod Rosenstein, White House

The Constitutional Crisis Is Already Underway

By Jonathan Chait in New York Magazine Trump’s me-above-all persona is also his unsettling legal stance on presidential power. Trump cannot obstruct justice, according to his official legal stance, because justice is whatever Trump says it is. Before this is … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Donald Trump, Investigation, Presidential pardon, Rule of Law

Is this what gets Trump? How money laundering works in real estate

By Philip Bump of the Washington Post If Michael Wolff’s reporting is to be believed, Stephen K. Bannon’s assessment of the most dangerous threat posed by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation is not the one you might have … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Donald Trump, Impeachment, Investigation, Jared Kushner, Money laundering, Robert Mueller, Russia, Washington Post

Should We Trust Michael Cohen If He Flips On Trump?

By Maggie Koerth-Baker of FiveThirtyEight Will Michael Cohen flip? The media have been debating that question ever since the FBI raided the office of President Trump’s longtime personal lawyer on April 8. Cohen is under investigation for bank fraud and … Continue reading

Posted in Donald Trump, Fairness, FiveThirtyEight, Investigation, Michael Cohen, Russia

There are now more than 300 people connected to the Russia investigation.

Created January 21, 2018 and last updated May 2, 2018 by Politico A Politico analysis of court documents, congressional letters, public testimony and media reports reveals that the investigations into the 2016 election and its aftermath now involve hundreds of … Continue reading

Posted in Donald Trump, Investigation, Politico, Russia