Mueller's investigation shook the Trump Jr emails loose

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Mueller's investigation shook the Trump Jr emails loose

Post #1 by tnbskts » 1 week ago

"For more than a year, the most senior officials in the Trump administration have adamantly, even scornfully, denied that there was any contact between the Trump campaign and the Russian government. The bombshell report earlier this week of Donald Trump Jr.’s efforts to secure dirt on Hillary Clinton from Russian officials — and his June 9, 2016, meeting with the supposed purveyor of that dirt as well as then-Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort and his father’s aide Jared Kushner — has put the lie to those denials.

Why has the truth emerged now? A careful parsing of the events of the last few days points to the importance of the federal criminal investigation overseen by a stalwart special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III. His behind-the-scenes work already has changed the rules of the game for the White House and contributed to a more accurate public accounting."

Why did Don Jr.'s emails surface? Because Robert Mueller is already changing Washington's lying ways - LA Times

Interesting article about how the Trump culture of getting away with it has run headlong into reality. This is where we're going to start seeing people spilling the truth in order to save themselves rather than continuing to lie to save Trump. Since it appears that these leaks came from Jared Kushner's camp, that's going to create tension within the family.
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Post #2 by BDBoop » 1 week ago

This is really good to hear. The more they get away with all this, the harder it is to believe they will ever be caught and dealt with.
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Post #3 by Cicero » 6 days ago

The problem that Kushner has is that the scope of his misreporting, and failing to disclose, simply doesn't support an inadvertent failure to report a foreign contact. If you have one hundred and one foreign contacts, and fail to report one, or two, that is an honest mistake. If you fail to report one hundred contacts, out of one hundred and one, that's a willful attempt at deception.

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Post #4 by NightSwimmer » 6 days ago

Cicero wrote:Source of the post The problem that Kushner has is that the scope of his misreporting, and failing to disclose, simply doesn't support an inadvertent failure to report a foreign contact. If you have one hundred and one foreign contacts, and fail to report one, or two, that is an honest mistake. If you fail to report one hundred contacts, out of one hundred and one, that's a willful attempt at deception.

I don't know if the rumors of Kushner leaking to the press about the emails is true, but I do know that almost everyone in the Trump administration has been turned against one another as their lawyers advise them to look out for #1. Kushner is already in deep legal trouble, as are Manafort and Flynn. We'll find out just how loyal they are, once they realize that they're facing time in a prison cell.
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Post #5 by CPRIN » 6 days ago

My mental Trump impeachment clock is getting closer to it really happening! :clap:


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