Lev Parnas seems to be preparing to put the screws to Trump.
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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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A list of witnesses for the Roger Stone trial.
Along with the normal froth-bait, SIdney Powell includes a new accusation against Peter Strzok in her sur-surreply pretending to ask for Brady materials: Peter Strzok is too OCD to prosecute her client.
Today’s obstruction may feel like the same old obstruction but I suspect it comes with new legal exposure.
Critics of Mueller on both sides of support in the underlying investigation are misunderstanding certain things about what the Mueller Report actually did.
BuzzFeed obtained some really damning Mueller-related documents via FOIA. But the released documents are mostly just a pre-dump of what will get aired in the Roger Stone trial.
Steve Bannon, who’ll accept dirt from just about anyone, claims he wouldn’t accept dirt from George Papadopoulos because he is a clown. I guess he knows something the Attorney General does not.
The debate over redactions in Flynn’s discovery is particularly interesting given the John Durham referral the same
In its surreply to Mike Flynn’s demand to have his entire prosecution thrown out, the government reminds Emmet Sullivan he already dealt with all this.
Kevin McCarthy, who became Majority Leader with the support of two men already indicted for the influence operation behind the impeachment inquiry, is the face of opposition to impeachment.