On December 2, 1859, abolitionist John Brown was hanged for leading the failed raid on Harpers Ferry. Brown’s plan was to raid the federal armory at Harpers Ferry. He would use the weapons stolen to arm slaves so that they may revolt and free themselves. The raid didn’t go well, Brown and his men were… Read more »
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Michael Flynn entered a guilty plea in the Robert Mueller Trump/Russia investigation today. The most interesting aspect of this story is Flynn’s acknowledgement that he’s cooperating with Mueller investigators. Flynn and his son were looking at felony convictions. In his statement, Flynn said, “My guilty plea and agreement to cooperate with the Special Counsel’s Office… Read more »
The House Select Committee investigating Russia’s alleged collusion with the Trump campaign released a 200-page transcript of Carter Page’s testimony taken on November 2. Read the Carter Page Transcript
Here are the documents I have been able to pull together regarding the Paul Manafort indictment filed on October 30, 2017. The Indictment The Arrest Warrant Appearance Bond High Intensity Supervision Program Requirements
Paul Manafort arrest warrant filed in The United States District Court for the District of Columbia on October 30, 2017. Charges 18 USC 371 Conspiracy Against the United States 18 USC 1956(h) Money Laundering Conspiracy 31 USC 5314 and 5322(b) Failure to File Reports of Foreign Agents 22 USC 612, 618(a)(1) Acting as an Agent… Read more »
Paul Manafort indictment filed in The United States District Court for the District of Columbia on October 30, 2017. Read the entire indictment.
Paul Manafort “Release to PSA’s High Intensity Supervision Program” filed on October 30, 2017. Manafort was given home confinement, except for meeting with attorneys, court, medical emergency or religious services. Manafort is not to travel outside the DC-area. He must check-in by telephone every day.
Paul J. Manafort, Jr. “Appearance Bond” filed in United States District Court for the District of Columbia on October 30, 3017. Manafort was released on a $10 million unsecured bond.
The state of Georgia destroyed all of the ballots from the last election – digitally. Today, Georgia’s attorney general announced the attorney general’s office will not defend government officials suspected of wrongdoing. When that voting data was destroyed, along with it was the evidence of possible Russian hacking. Georgia’s election system has been under fire… Read more »
Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort was indicted this week on several serious felonies in connection with Russia’s manipulation of our democratic processes to benefit Trump and harm his opponent Hillary Clinton. Manafort, 64, was born in New Britain, Conn. His grandfather, James A. Manafort, immigrated from Italy in 1907. James founded the construction… Read more »