👓 Trump's pardon power doesn't come up in Supreme Court argument that could affect Mueller probe | CNBC

Read Trump's pardon power doesn't come up in Supreme Court argument that could affect Mueller probe by Tucker Higgins (CNBC)
The case concerns the so-called "dual sovereignty" exception to the Constitution's Double Jeopardy clause.
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👓 How Mueller Could Defend the Russia Investigation From Interference | The Atlantic

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The special counsel could find recourse in the courts if the new acting attorney general tries to chip away at his work.
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👓 The Latest Drama in Trump’s Slow-Motion Saturday Night Massacre | The Atlantic

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The president seemed to jump the shark at a White House news conference, threatening Democrats and reporters—and then he fired Jeff Sessions.
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👓 What Sessions’s Resignation Means for Robert Mueller | The Atlantic

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His temporary replacement, Matthew Whitaker, has expressed skepticism over the scope of the Russia investigation—which he’ll now oversee.
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👓 Trump’s acting attorney general was part of firm US accused of vast scam | the Guardian

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Matthew Whitaker sat on advisory board of World Patent Marketing, which was ordered to pay $26m settlement in May
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👓 What we know about Matthew Whitaker, man who replaces Jeff Sessions | ABC News

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Matthew Whitaker was appointed has been appointed acting U.S. Attorney General.
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👓 Jeff Sessions out as attorney general | CNN

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President Donald Trump on Wednesday fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Matthew Whitaker will take over as acting attorney general.
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🎧 The Daily: The Man Who Wrote Mueller’s Rules | New York Times

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The regulations for investigating a president were devised with checks and balances in mind. That’s why Congress may have the final say.

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🎧 The Daily: Implicating the President | New York Times

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One former confidant entered a guilty plea. Another received a guilty verdict. Both events may have significant consequences for President Trump.

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🎧 The Daily: Robert Mueller’s Unlikely Witness | New York Times

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Concerned that he was being set up to take the blame for possible acts of obstruction, the White House counsel started talking to investigators.

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🎧 ‘The Daily’: The World Cup’s Mysterious Path to Russia | New York Times

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The 2018 World Cup is now underway in Russia. How it ended up there involves some names you might recognize: Comey, Mueller and Steele.

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👓 The Plot to Subvert an Election: Unraveling the Russia Story So Far | New York Times

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For two years, Americans have tried to absorb the details of the 2016 attack: spies, leaked emails, social media fraud — and President Trump’s claims that it’s all a hoax. The Times explores what we know and what it means.

A great synopsis of the Russia story going back to 2014. And if nothing else, some great artwork to go with it.

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👓 Analysis | Robert Mueller may have just eliminated one of Trump’s biggest complaints | Washington Post

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

I read this headline and think that they’ve written it specifically for a one person audience.

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👓 Manafort juror reveals lone holdout prevented Mueller team from winning conviction on all counts | Fox News

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Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team was one holdout juror away from winning a conviction against Paul Manafort on all 18 counts of bank and tax fraud, juror Paula Duncan told Fox News in an exclusive interview Wednesday.
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👓 The Mueller Indictments | National Review

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When twelve Russian intelligence operatives are indicted, the only response from the White House is to gloat that none of this proves collusion.
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