The entire reason Mueller was appointed was to investigate of the Russian government’s efforts to interfere in the 2016 elections.
“Basically, DB was putting money from oligarchs into one pocket and lending the Trump Organization hundreds of millions from the other.”
The FBI is investigating a Russian banker for allegedly funneling money to President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign through contributions made to the National Rifle Association.
As the first step of a possible Trump final exit strategy, Trump could be expected to start reaching for his pardoning pen.
The New Year brings with it certain expectations and questions as to who now faces a possible indictment or arrest in Mueller’s investigation.
Going into his investigation Mueller clearly understood that Russian intelligence statecraft most often is indistinguishable from Russian business.
Mueller clearly understands that proving the election hacking conspiracy to be true lies at the heart of proving Trump’s treason.
From the very beginning, it was clear a major component of the investigation would involve investigating the flow of illegal Russian money.
Russia has finally publicly admitted that it wants the U.S. to promise it won’t meddle in Vladimir Putin’s March re-election—you know, the same way Putin allegedly meddled in ours.
Up to now McConnell’s loyalty to Trump has been limited to getting his tax reform and health care legislation passed into law.