When DOJ reprocessed the Mueller Report last month, they continued to redact at least one referral as an ongoing investigation that had already been made public and completed–that of George Nader. Filings from this week suggest Reggie Walton wants to know why others are still redacted.
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Marcy Wheeler is an independent journalist writing about national security and civil liberties. She writes as emptywheel at her eponymous blog, publishes at outlets including Vice, Motherboard, the Nation, the Atlantic, Al Jazeera, and appears frequently on television and radio. She is the author of Anatomy of Deceit, a primer on the CIA leak investigation, and liveblogged the Scooter Libby trial.
Marcy has a PhD from the University of Michigan, where she researched the “feuilleton,” a short conversational newspaper form that has proven important in times of heightened censorship. Before and after her time in academics, Marcy provided documentation consulting for corporations in the auto, tech, and energy industries. She lives with her spouse in Grand Rapids, MI.
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Randy Credico, who has no fucking clue what Roger Stone did, but who played a significant part in getting him convicted, feared that Roger Stone would go to prison. But Corsi’s team, who has a much better sense what Stone did yet played little part in getting Stone convicted, feared Stone would not go to prison.
Donald Trump is about to buy Roger Stone’s silence. Even Attorney General Billy Barr has said such an action might be obstruction.
Sidney Powell releases evidence making it clear the interview with her client was always about whether he was acting as a Russian agent, showing that she and everyone else parroting her claims about the Logan Act was wrong.
June Bug and I moved to Ireland today.
Another post on why I think DOJ is going to keep adding to its Assange indictment.
It’s telling that Donald Trump couldn’t manage a speech in front of the real symbol of our Liberty.
In the superseding indictment for Julian Assange, the government describes WikiLeaks’ efforts to recruit other leakers by pointing to their efforts to rescue Edward Snowden. But that’s not the first time the government has discussed Snowden as a recruiting tool.
Bill Barr basically unilaterally had OLC rewrite campaign finance law in an attempt to protect Trump.
The frothy right appears to be claiming — so as to blame Biden for the FBI’s questions about the Logan Act — that Jim Comey and Barack Obama had the same exchange on two consecutive days.