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A recent court filing reveals that SDNY showed probable cause that Rudy Giuliani committed a crime -- probably, serving as an unregistered agent for Ukrainian agents, including Russian backed ones, during the period he was representing the former President in the Mueller investigation.
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The big militia conspiracies are an important part of the January 6 investigation. But so are the random people who witnessed the violence on the East door or the guys who armed with "giant beating sticks," and expressed the deliberate goal of chasing members of Congress away from their task of certifying the vote.
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Less than a year ago, actions that prosecutor Jocelyn Ballantine took facilitated lies Sidney Powell told about the Mike Flynn prosecution. Nevertheless, DOJ apparently put Ballantine on a team investigating the most critical players in the January 6 attack incited, in part, by Powell's later lies about the election.
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Felipe Marquez joined a small group of January 6 defendants who have pled down from a felony obstruction charge to a misdemeanor. But in his case, it's unclear whether he got to do so as the first of a flood of such pleas, or whether he shared important details about what he saw in Jeff Merkley's office the day of the riot.
I've been tempted to effectively repost the entire piece on the ten year anniversary of my 2011 50 year anniversary post on the 1961 Italian Grand Prix, first American Champion in history (there have only ever been two), on the weekend of the…
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Spencer Ackerman joined the long list of pundits weighing in on the January 6 investigation without bothering to do the work to understand it. That's a pity, because it may provide an alternative to the failures we made after 9/11.
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Between his first interviews where he tried to shift the date and substance of sharing campaign information with someone he believed was a Russian spy and an NYT story that similarly shifted the time and substance of that exchange, Rick Gates repeatedly provided details of how he used Maggie Haberman and Ken Vogel.
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In a hearing in the Oath Keepers case where DOJ got a lot closer to argue that January 6 defendants attempted to terrorize Congress, Donovan Crowl attorney Carmen Hernandez conceded that the same behavior in a courtroom would be obstruction.
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July 2, 2014
Manafort strategist Gates structure
Party of Regions region
Someone he met with (Kluyev)
Business deal (Pericles?)
January 29, 2018
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