So this is where the wagons get circled. It’s time to go to the mattresses for Trump and his associates. Meanwhile, it’s time for the blogs, Breitbart, and Fox to implement a full-court press to try and deflect from this.
“The lady doth protest too much, methinks”
MANAFORT IS SAID TO TURN HIMSELF IN TODAY: CNN
MANAFORT IS SAID TO HAVE BEEN TOLD TO SURRENDER TO FEDS: NYT
“At this stage, only one thing seems really safe to say: this development means that Mueller’s investigation isn’t going away anytime soon.”
“Nothing to see here.”
“Bob Mueller is known to be a pretty careful prosecutor.”
We’re gonna need more uranium conspiracy theories.
If his attorneys think they can trust him to sit through an entire interview with Robert Mueller without flying off the handle or, at the very least, accidentally incriminating himself, they don’t know much about their client.
“After all, these same committee members also have to attend to pressing issues like health care, and preventing nuclear war — there are only so many hours in the day. ”
“To paraphrase Rubio: Imagine being able to call on the resources of a nation state to do targeted ad buys.”
“…but that’s because it was happening somewhere else.”
“In the scenario outlined above, in which Trump faces, at the very worst, impeachment without removal, he won’t have completely undone the norms, but he will have eroded them. His tenure will have moved the line of the conceivable.”
In case it wasn’t clear to you that the walls are closing in on this administration, The New York Times is out reporting that Robert Mueller has now asked the White House to produce documents related to the actions Trump has taken as President.
Well, someone’s “wires” were indeed “tapped” (as Trump famously alleged in an ill-fated tweet earlier this year) and that someone was Paul Manafort.
“Facebook has handed over to Robert Mueller detailed records about the Russian ad purchases on its platform that go beyond what it shared with Congress last week.”