Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Dana Boente, the FBI's general counsel who was in charge of the Russia investigation early in the Trump administration, has been asked to testify by special counsel Robert Mueller, according to a letter obtained by @maddow
Exclusive: Handwritten notes we believe were written by Dana Boente on his talking with James Comey about the "cloud" of the Russia investigation:
'Extraordinarily uncomfortable': CNN rolls cringeworthy close-up of Trump's generals during his anti-FBI rant
Mark #Zuckerberg finally gives me a straight answer: he does not think we need a law protecting the privacy of children online.
Mark #Zuckerberg finally gives me a straight answer: he does not think we need a law protecting the privacy of children online.— Ed Markey (@SenMarkey) April 10, 2018
I completely disagree. We can’t trust companies like @Facebook to self-regulate. We need strong laws to protect the safety of our children. pic.twitter.com/lQzIG9t5UE
Some Republicans warn President Trump it would be "suicide" and a "massive mistake" to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller
Feinstein also says: Cambridge Analytica accessed private/direct messages on Facebook. She also says CA worked for the Internet research agency. Which is a huge announcement if true
Feinstein also says: Cambridge Analytica accessed private/direct messages on Facebook. She also says CA worked for the Internet research agency. Which is a huge announcement of true. /3— Molly McKew (@MollyMcKew) April 10, 2018
Bout 3 minutes in.
Breaking: EPA staffer who signed off on report that undermined Pruitt's claims of threats was removed on Tuesday
BREAKING: @SlimFast is now the 21st sponsor to drop Laura Ingraham’s show after criticizing Parkland shooting victim David Hogg.
"We're going to have more than 20,000 people by this year working on security and content review across the company," Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg tells @SenFeinstein.— PBS NewsHour (@NewsHour) April 10, 2018
Watch live: https://t.co/cvvMiEjFtk pic.twitter.com/aTwdxPC0Ci
Sen Graham grilling Zuckerberg on who his direct competitors are and getting evasive answers. Says "you don't think you have a monopoly?"— Amee Vanderpool (@girlsreallyrule) April 10, 2018
Zuckerberg: "It doesn't feel like that to me."
Several laughs in the chamber.
Mark Zuckerberg say there may be subpoenas from Special Counsel Robert Mueller, and that he has not been interviewed by Mueller's team
Mark Zuckerberg say there may be subpoenas from Special Counsel Robert Mueller, and that he has not been interviewed by Mueller's team https://t.co/BzYPGboslC pic.twitter.com/pOaWMiemtE— Bloomberg (@business) April 10, 2018
Zuckerberg says Facebook employees have been interviewed by Mueller, are working with investigation. (Specifies not sure re subpoenas)— Molly McKew (@MollyMcKew) April 10, 2018
News: Federal prosecutors in New York have asked the Trump Organization for records relating to the Stormy Daniels payment
Today, Facebook launches its Data Abuse Bounty so that you can report any misuse of data by app developers
It’s too late. Complex data profiles on almost every American user are in Moscow’s hands. This data cannot be retrieved. FSBook knew your data was being stolen, misused, and weaponized against you. They only care now b/c they were caught helping our enemy attack us. https://t.co/gs3xBGG49k— Counterchekist (@counterchekist) April 10, 2018
Today, Facebook launches its Data Abuse Bounty so that you can report any misuse of data by app developers. https://t.co/Dq6KeZmI91— Facebook Security (@fbsecurity) April 10, 2018
Christine Todd Whitman ran the EPA before, during and after 9/11. She says she never had Pruitt's level of security — even when traveling abroad
HUGE!!! ABC News has learned that Geoffrey Berman, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, is recused from the Michael Cohen investigation
Federal prosecutors in Manhattan are treating Michael Cohen like he’s a lawyer for the mob. That’s how seasoned white collar defense attorneys describe the raid on Cohen’s office, home, and hotel room to The Daily Beast
#BREAKING: The victims of Donald Trump’s fraudulent university will finally receive the relief they deserve. A federal court just finalized our $25M Trump University settlement.
Former US Attorney Preet Bharara says the FBI raids of Michael Cohen's office and hotel room were done by officials who were all "handpicked" by President Trump
Michael Avenatti plans to release a composite sketch of the man Stormy Daniels says threatened her in 2011 when she was trying to sell her story about her alleged affair with Trump
BREAKING: DOJ traces millions from $230m crime that Sergei Magnitsky exposed to UK account of Renaissance Capital
Steve Schmidt: What we saw today was an American president saying "I am the state. I am the country." That's not how it works.
Steve Schmidt: What we saw today was an American president saying "I am the state. I am the country." That's not how it works. We are a nation of laws. Not a Banana Republic. The raid on Michael Cohen proves the American institutions Trump attacks, are still intact. #11thHour pic.twitter.com/On3QDAdpBG— PassMeAPickle (@CeeLeeMusic) April 10, 2018
“Lawyers told The Daily Beast that raiding lawyers’ offices isn’t unheard of—but is generally used for lawyers who work with alleged members of organized crime, or for lawyers who are involved themselves in elaborate criminal schemes.”
“Lawyers told The Daily Beast that raiding lawyers’ offices isn’t unheard of—but is generally used for lawyers who work with alleged members of organized crime, or for lawyers who are involved themselves in elaborate criminal schemes.” https://t.co/YRoeWYq2Vr— The Editor Devil (@fairchild01) April 10, 2018
Trump just floated the possibility of firing Robert Mueller. "I think it's a disgrace what's going on. We'll see what happens. Many people have said you should fire him."
The search warrant for Michael Cohen’s office was sought by a US Attorney appointed by the President and approved by a judge. That’s no witch hunt. That’s the rule of law.— Adam Schiff (@RepAdamSchiff) April 10, 2018
As Trump floats firing Mueller, all Members must speak out — or stop feigning devotion to the Constitution. https://t.co/BKInKAlflO
Trump just floated the possibility of firing Robert Mueller.— Greg Sargent (@ThePlumLineGS) April 9, 2018
"I think it's a disgrace what's going on. We'll see what happens. Many people have said you should fire him."
Per pool: pic.twitter.com/FU0aL0J5zx
Trump lawyer Michael Cohen is reportedly under investigation for bank fraud and Stormy Daniels' lawyer speculates it could be tied to the loan Cohen took out to pay Stormy Daniels $130,000. Tim O'Brien and Ari Melber join Lawrence O'Donnell.
Michael Avenatti thinks Michael Cohen will take the 5th Amendment over his payment to Stormy Daniels and says the FBI raid would not have happened if Stormy Daniels had not come forward. Jill Wine-Banks and Ari Melber also join Lawrence O'Donnell.
Rachel Maddow relays a new report in The Atlantic that an internal EPA letter suggests that Scott Pruitt, contrary to his previous claims, was aware of the giant pay raise given to his aide, and the EPA IG will take a look at Pruitt's travel.
Barbara McQuade, former U.S. attorney, talks with Rachel Maddow about the legal particulars of the FBI raid on Donald Trump's attorney Michael Cohen and what it means that a warrant was used instead of a less obtrusive means of gathering evidence.
Tom Hamburger, investigative reporter for The Washington Post, talks with Rachel Maddow about what the range of material taken from Trump attorney Michael Cohen's home, hotel, and office suggest about the scope of the investigation.
Tom Winter, NBC News investigative reporter, talks with Rachel Maddow about what is known so far about FBI raids on personal and business locations of Donald Trump's attorney Michael Cohen.