Coincidences or crosshairs?
“Where is our Justice Department?”
“Swampy stink knows no partisan allegiance.”
Podesta Group, Mercury next on FARA target list?
“Manafort knows where the bodies are buried.”
Almost entirely relates to 2006-14.
And longtime business partner Rick Gates.
“Kremlin officials viewed the charges as extremely significant.”
“They went on until lawyers for the President and Manafort insisted that they stop…”
“The meeting provided no meaningful information…”
Mostly smoke, but … some fire?
The art of the no-deal.
“Investigators believe Kushner has significant information relevant to their inquiry…”
“It is unclear, however, whether Russian officials actually tried to directly influence Mr. Manafort and Mr. Flynn.”
“[H]e would influence politics, business dealings and news coverage inside the United States, Europe and the former Soviet republics.”
Harry Reid hardest hit.
“The FBI did not comment.”
“…possible US ties to alleged corruption of the former pro-Russian president of Ukraine”
“Trump himself was delighted by the resulting controversy.”
Including the Podesta Group?
Old news made new again
“There’s a conflict within the Trump campaign …”
“He’s hurting his state and embarrassing his state, frankly.”
Talk is cheap … campaigning, not so much.
Spiking the ball.
“I think they’re sitting in their cocoon, you know, away from the reality of the world.”
“He’s already started moderating on that.”
“I think ego creeps into too many things.”
Rating the potential commanders-in-chief?
Playing nice under Manafort?
The perils of populism and professionalism.