Saturday, September 15, 2018

THE MEMO: Manafort pulls surprise on Trump with Mueller deal

"If Russia did use a futuristic weapon to damage the brains of U.S. personnel, it would mark a stunning escalation in Russian aggression toward Western nations, compounded recently by the use of a nerve agent to poison an ex-spy & his daughter in Britain"


Ray Dalio spells out America’s worst nightmare. The idea that the U.S. dollar would lose its status as the world’s reserve currency is an existential threat

Has Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) mishandled the sexual assault allegations against Brett Kavanaugh? ONCE AGAIN A WOMAN IS IGNORED. AND DISSED AND BLAMED.

America has always been a land of opportunity – and a place where refugees fleeing unspeakable violence have finally found safety. The Trump Administration has shut the door on our bipartisan tradition of generous leadership in refugee resettlement for the most vulnerable.

Ten Years After Lehman Collapsed, We’re Still Screwed

Manafort’s guilty plea exposes hardball tactics he used to thrive in Washington swamp

Analysis: Who’s been charged in Mueller-linked probes, and why

Trump likes to complain about the cost of the Mueller probe. It might just have paid for itself.

Analysis: Robert Mueller just snagged his Golden Goose

Here is Manafort's plea agreement

Coast Guard member flashes white power hand signal on TV

John Kerry slams Pres. Trump for Iran accusations: "You should be more worried about Paul Manafort."

Manafort must have ‘blockbuster information,’ says fmr. prosecutor

After Barack Obama made a quiet stop in Columbus on Thursday night, the wealthiest Republican supporter in the state told a small audience at a Downtown event that he is fed up and has quit the Republican Party.

Prosecutors are weighing criminal charges against former Obama WH counsel Greg Craig for failing to register as a foreign agent (#FARA). Craig wrote a false report on Ukrainian opposition leader, Yulia Tymoshenko, used by Manafort.

Paul Manafort literally detoured Trump's plane to steer him towards Mike Pence, a man with deep ties to the Russian Orthodox Church.@funder postulated last year that Pence's ties to Flynn would prove his downfall

Tropical Storm #Florence has weakened to a 60 mph storm. It is still an intense system that will continue to bring strong gusty winds across North and South Carolina.

Ronan Farrow Writes Blistering Story About Kavanaugh Sexual Assault Allegations

Senate Democrats Ask the Justice Department to Investigate Rudy Giuliani’s Foreign Lobbying

In light of Manafort plea, the @ActMeasuresDoc is a must-see, now more than ever. It lays out all the Manafort-Russia-Trump connections you need to know to understand the current insanity.

The plea deal Mueller granted to Paul Manafort appears built to be pardon-proof

Mueller secures full cooperation, guilty plea from Manafort

Next Thursday, FEMA will do its first test of a system that allows the president to send a message to most U.S. cellphones.

In the wake of Manafort’s plea deal, sources confirm that it is now common knowledge among Cohen’s inner circle that Trump’s former lawyer has been in contact with the special counsel’s office.