Mueller Now Investigating Democratic Lobbyist Tony Podesta, Paul Manafort

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  1. Rastus

    Rastus ......Deplorable.....

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    WASHINGTON — Tony Podesta and the Podesta Group are now the subjects of a federal investigation being led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, three sources with knowledge of the matter told NBC News.

    The probe of Podesta and his Democratic-leaning lobbying firm grew out of Mueller's inquiry into the finances of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, according to the sources. As special counsel, Mueller has been tasked with investigating possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.

    Manafort had organized a public relations campaign for a non-profit called the European Centre for a Modern Ukraine (ECMU). Podesta's company was one of many firms that worked on the campaign, which promoted Ukraine's image in the West.https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-new...ting-democratic-lobbyist-tony-podesta-n812776

    Buwahahaha.
     
  2. Rastus

    Rastus ......Deplorable.....

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    SAC75 Well-Known Member

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    The news will bury this story. Fox should run with it but they won’t.
     
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    http://www.nationalreview.com/artic...rge-papadopoulos-indictment-exculpatory-trump

    First, Papadopoulos was given enough misinformation that we can’t be confident (at least from what Mueller has revealed here) that the Professor was telling Papadopoulos the truth. Remember, by April 2016, it had been known for over a year that Hillary Clinton had used a private email system for public business and had tried to delete and destroy tens of thousands of emails. The Russians could well have been making up a story around that public reporting in order further to cultivate the relationship with Papadopoulos (whom they appear to have seen as potentially useful). Note that the Professor suggested the Russians had Clinton’s own emails. But the emails we know were hacked were not Clinton’s — they were the DNC’s and John Podesta’s (Hillary is on almost none of them). So, Papadopoulos’s Russian interlocutors could well have been weaving a tale based on what had been reported, rather than on what was actually hacked and ultimately released by WikiLeaks. Second, and more significant: If the proof, at best, implies that the Russians acquired thousands of Clinton emails and then had to inform a tangential Trump campaign figure of this fact so he could pass it along to the campaign, that would mean Trump and his campaign had nothing to do with the acquisition of the emails.

    Read more at: http://www.nationalreview.com/artic...rge-papadopoulos-indictment-exculpatory-trump
     
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  5. SuperCourse

    SuperCourse Are you suffering from phone face?

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    I'm glad Trump has been exonerated, now we can get on with stuff that matters.
     
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  6. ABFer

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    Where ya been? Lose power?
     
  7. Rastus

    Rastus ......Deplorable.....

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    Podesta's firm is the largest Russian contact in D.C.
    But so what?
     
  8. Bubba74

    Bubba74 Well-Known Member

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    the left is starting to cry that Mueller is going beyond the "scope" of what he was charged to do
    thought he was supposed to look into Russian hacking of the election, did not realize that he was supposed to stop as soon as a Dem name and Dem ties showed up
     
  9. SuperCourse

    SuperCourse Are you suffering from phone face?

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    Yea, no power, no internet for a couple days, living off the generator.
     
  10. a9faninnc

    a9faninnc Super Moderator Staff Member

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    "Sorry for the witch hunt,Mr President.We will grant you 4 more years to MAGA,for the inconvenience".....
     
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    ABFer Well-Known Member

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    I hear yas got wiped out up there and figured as much, hope you didn't get any damage at your place.
     
  12. SuperCourse

    SuperCourse Are you suffering from phone face?

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    No damage, even got rid of a lot of my leaves.
     

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