Accused Vault 7 Leaker Joshua Schulte Planned to Have WikiLeaks Publish Disinformation to Help His Defense

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emptywheel
In a bid to get really damning documents seized from Joshua Schulte's jail cell suppressed, his lawyers have released documents showing he planned to use WikiLeaks to conduct a disinformation campaign.
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Roger Stone Describes 67% of the Content of Sealed Warrant Affidavits for His Co-Conspirators

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emptywheel
One of the reasons I believe Roger Stone knows he's getting a pardon is because, in spite of the fact that he's got six named attorneys on his team, his filings are unbelievably sloppy, as if the lawyers are letting their children submit them. I'm…
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Detaining Chelsea Manning: Other People, Times, and Patterns

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emptywheel
A filing the government submitted in Chelsea Manning's contempt docket last Friday suggests there are other charges or people it wants to weave into the conspiracy they've already charged Assange with.
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A New Form of Victim Blaming: Demanding that Rat-Fucker Roger Stone Get to Learn the Defensive Measures DNC Implemented in 2016

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emptywheel
There are 29 investigate sources in the investigation of the DNC hack listed in the GRU indictment and Mueller Report. Nevertheless, Roger Stone is demanding that he be told what the DNC did to make sure that rat-fuckers can't victimize them again in the next election.
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Whip It Good: Impeachment Inquiry Edition [UPDATED-3]

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Rayne
To date, nearly 27% of House Democrats have expressed support for an impeachment inquiry. What about your representative?
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The Congressional Research Service's (Dated) Take on Julian Assange's Indictment: DOJ May Argue He Aided Russian Spying

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emptywheel
The Congressional Research Service suggests DOJ may have gotten around their cautions against prosecuting media with Julian Assange by claiming he abetted Russian spying efforts.

Ishmael, the All-American Boy

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Ed Walker
Ishmael demonstrates fundamental American values, that must be part of any social or political change.
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A Fine Crop of Golf

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Rayne
Grain crops may fail this year in a big way but don't worry -- Trump will probably collect farm aid. This is an open thread.
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Trump's Greenlight: Asking for Foreign Aid and Assistance via Prime Time TV

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Rayne
After watching Trump interviewed by ABC News' George Stephanopolous last night you have to marvel at the size of the balls on that spray-tanned schmuck.

Thread: House Intelligence Committee Hearing on Special Counsel's Report

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Rayne
Post and thread dedicated to the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence hearing already underway; it began at 9:00 a.m. EDT.
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On Joshua Schulte and Julian Assange's 10 Year Old Charges

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emptywheel
The reporting on why Julian Assange won't be charged in the Vault 7 leaks is missing some detail about what has happened in Joshua Schulte's case recently.
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Thread: House Judiciary Committee Hearing with John Dean

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Rayne
Post and thread dedicated to the House Judiciary Committee's hearing today at 2:00 p.m. EDT.
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Beryl Howell's Whack-a-Mole Grand Juries

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emptywheel
Two months before Beryl Howell upheld her contempt ruling against Andrew Miller because other investigations into Roger Stone remain ongoing, she learned that the investigation pertaining to the Mystery Appellant remains ongoing as well.
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On Once and Future Mueller Grand Juries: The Texts Obtained from Andrew Miller Overlap with Roger Stone's Voter Suppression

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emptywheel
The news of a second grand jury focusing on Roger Stone asked for texts between him and Andrew Miller recalls that Mueller was once quite interested in what Stone did with his dark money groups that engaged in voter suppression in 2016.
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Trump Claimed To Be Angry Flynn Didn't Make Good on Putin's January 21 Requested Phone Call

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emptywheel
We now know that Flynn at least claimed that Sergey Kislyak wanted to set up a meeting between Trump and Putin on January 21, 2017. That raises the stakes of a Trump claim that Flynn didn't tell him Putin called on January 21 significantly.
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Mike Flynn Assumed the FBI Agents Interviewing Him Would Be Trump Supporters

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emptywheel
One of the newly unsealed passages from Mike Flynn's 302 makes it clear he assumed FBI Agents would, by default, be partisan Republicans.
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Mike Flynn Believed the US Could Work with GRU's Director

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emptywheel
Until his counterpart died in early 2016, Mike Flynn had aspirations of working closely with the man who ran the agency who was planning to help Trump win.
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History’s Rhyme, Part 4: Contempt Then, Contempt Now

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Rayne
Next post in this series comparing the Articles of Impeachment against Richard M. Nixon with potential Articles of Impeachment against Trump -- this one focuses on Contempt of Congress.

Donald Trump Has a Roger Stone Problem

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emptywheel
Roger Stone has had several opportunities to try to address the DNC's complaint in their lawsuit against him and the Trump campaign. And thus far, he has offered no response.
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