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FinCEN are the IC's forensic accountants. They've known about Trump's money-laundering ways for a long, long time.

Trump's casino was a money laundering concern shortly after it opened
By Jose Pagliery, CNN Investigates
May 22, 2017

http://edition.cnn.com/2017/05/22/po...ump-taj-mahal/
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During the campaign, Flynn criticized the technology specialist who set up Hillary Clinton’s private email server for invoking his Fifth Amendment rights 100 times during a court case.
NOTE at least he went to court...

Trump has also blasted Clinton associates for pleading the Fifth, arguing, “If you’re innocent, why are you taking the Fifth Amendment?”

There are indications that he is facing a FARA indictment as well as several other indictments.....rumors have it that he is trying to get an immunity deal from DoJ-FBI thus not testifying ......
“Subpoenas are not optional,” Rep. Chaffetz, 9/22/16, upon voting to hold fmr State Dept IT specialist Bryan Pagliano in contempt of court.

"You shouldn't have to use [subpoenas] w/ a former national security adviser but if you do, you do," Rep. Gowdy, 3 WKS AGO (re. Susan Rice).

"The mob takes the Fifth Amendment. If you're innocent, why are you taking the Fifth Amendment?" -@realDonaldTrump, September 2016.

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Trump says never said "Israel" in mtg with Lavrov, thus appearing to confirm Israel as source of sensitive intel he shared with Lavrov

Trump accidentally confirms source of classified intel he gave to Russians
http://thkpr.gs/54b3b9e1fd72

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Alex Jones of Infowars claims Sandy Hook is a hoax.

Donald Trump just gave his organization a WHITE HOUSE PRESS CREDENTIAL.


Infowars is not a true journalistic media outlet...rather a proTrump alt right ie white nationalist conspiracy theory pushing blogsite that often quotes Russian propaganda trolls....

Currently pushing the FOX News fakes news Seth Rich story which has been even quoted in the Russian Sputnik and RT media outlets....

Interestingly at the Jones divorce hearing recently in Houston TX Jones claimed he was not a journalist but rather a "performance artist"???????

Jerome Corsi and Info Wars: I saw his pass. It's a temporary day pass almost anyone who publishes can get

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Trump asks Comey if he can now end the Flynn investigation after he was fired and now this confirmation....that he approached both the Directors of National Intelligence and NSA to issue statements to push back on the FBI investigation of his possible ties to Russia....in March.

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Current and former senior intelligence officials viewed Trump’s requests as an attempt by the president to tarnish the credibility of the agency leading the Russia investigation.

A senior intelligence official said that Trump’s goal was to “muddy the waters” about the scope of the FBI probe at a time when Democrats were ramping up their calls for the Justice Department to appoint a special counsel, a step announced last week.

Senior intelligence officials also saw the March requests as a threat to the independence of U.S. spy agencies, which are supposed to remain insulated from partisan issues.

“The problem wasn’t so much asking them to issue statements, it was asking them to issue false statements about an ongoing investigation,” a former senior intelligence official said of the request to Coats.
AND that is not potential obstruction of an ongoing FBI investigation by the WH????

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Two social media journalists story after story have been correct on the FBI investigation of possible Trump and Trump advisors connections to Russia...which as confirmed by doJ briefings to Congress include the following....Russian collusion, criminal charges probably money laundering and coverup.


Mike Flynn Turns on Trump, Talks To FBI

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Multiple sources with links to the intelligence and law enforcement communities say that Lt. Gen Mike Flynn has turned on Donald Trump, and has already had at least one lengthy interview with the FBI.
General Flynn has not been offered a deal as of yet, these sources say. They indicate that as of this writing Flynn has not been arrested. He would likely be offered a chance to surrender himself, sources report, when that time comes.
Sources with links to the Justice Department indicate that General Flynn has already been indicted. On Twitter, Claude Taylor exclusively reported#on May 14th that an indictment against Flynn had been returned by a Grand Jury and that this indictment was sealed. I can further report that Flynn’s indictment is thought to be for#his failure to register under FARA, the Foreign Agents’ Registration Act, for his lobbying#for Turkey. Reporting by NBC of Grand Jury subpoenas in an investigation for which Flynn is the subject, sources say, cover separate offenses of Mike Flynn’s that are linked to Russia. These are being investigated under prosecutors at the Northern District of Virginia, with an attorney accustomed to handling espionage prosecutions.
Sources believe that General Mike “Misha” Flynn, to give him the Russian nickname he awarded himself when picked up by British intelligence committing treason in Cambridge, England, panicked when he heard that Special Counsel Robert Mueller had been appointed to head the investigation into Trump’s collusion with Russia.
Mike Flynn may also have interpreted Donald Trump’s text to him, ‘Stay Strong,’ on the day the subpoenas for evidence in the ongoing case against him were announced, as a threat. Sources believe that Flynn informed the FBI, and multiple other persons, of Trump’s text himself.
Separate sources with links to the intelligence community confirm our earlier reporting on how Mike Flynn co-ordinated Russia’s propaganda attack on the West on behalf of Trump, giving advice across Europe to far-right parties linked to the Russian state. These include, but are not limited to, UKIP, Marine Le Pen in France and a far-right party in Austria. Flynn regarded himself as a partisan of the Russian state, and his assistance in Russia’s messaging was not limited to hacking the American election, but in trying to boost Nazi ideology and Putin allies right across Europe. These sources state that Gen. Flynn could receive the death penalty for espionage for these activities, if charges are brought on the matter and he is found guilty.
Flynn is being decommissioned, sources say, meaning that he is telling the FBI what he knows. This is clearly very bad news for Donald Trump and all those around him who colluded with Russia. It may be particularly bad news for Vice-President Mike Pence, who is attempting, with little success, to disclaim knowledge of Flynn’s collusion with Russia.
Interestingly enough both Le Pen of Front National and Farage of UKIP both ultra right wing European parties appeared in Trump Tower for conversations with Trump almost immediately after his election....

AND Trump virtually tweeted support for Le Pen shortly before the French election.

TRUMP close to choosing outside counsel for Russia investigation

Breaking News: Michael Flynn misled Pentagon officials about foreign contacts and income, a top House Democrat said
http://nyti.ms/2ruzO6t

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The president told a room full of Israelis that he "just got back from the Middle East":
http://slate.me/2ruDmpc

Last time I checked Israel is in fact in the ME.......or is the Jewish State in an altered reality of the ME?

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To say a sitting POTUS can't be judicially tried & convicted isn't to say a P can't be INDICTED, a step that could lead to House impeachment

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Court Docs: Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin was major player in the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme & made millions off it
Mnuchin's New Hollywood Partner Made Billions in Russian Oil
by Zachary Mider

19‎ ‎April‎ ‎2017‎ ‎15‎:‎00‎ ‎CEST ‎19‎ ‎April‎ ‎2017‎ ‎21‎:‎04‎ ‎CEST

Blavatnik buys stake in joint venture with Treasury chief

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/artic...in-russian-oil
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How Paul Manafort made millions promoting Kremlin-friendly interests in Ukraine and beyond
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Russian papers: will Putin meet Trump in Paris? Plus: "Lame duck usually refers to presidents with 4 months left. Trump is just 4 months in"
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Press statement @WhiteHouse says 1 goals of @POTUS Israel trip is "promote the possibility of lasting peach"

Does anyone spell check anything these days...it really is easy....
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Good luck to the lawyers naive enough to take this on. Trump's bankruptcy lawyers didn't even trust him because he lies so often.
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REPORT: POTUS considers tapping @CLewandowski_ to help admin. deal w/ the Mueller probe
http://www.politico.com/story/2017/0...owski-238689#…

This is the same Lewandowski who personally approved of Carter Page's trip to Moscow.
NOTE...Carter is also under FBI investigation for Russian connections....

Same Lewandowski whose firm just inked a deal w/Citgo, which is abt to be taken over by Russian state-owned Rosneft.

Same Lewandowski who was let go from the Trump campaign due to countless media articles on his Russian connections who then went to CNN as a political pundit and then after the election it was revealed he still had received his Trump campaign salary while he was working for CNN....

ALTHOUGH he was to have been in theory let go from the campaign....for his Russian connections....

This is the same Lewandowski Trump wants to handle the Special Prosecutor who is chasing Russian connections?????
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Trump is warned by SC that he can and will be held in contempt of Federal court unless he fulfils the requests for the Muslim Ban memo from Giuliani.

May 23, 2017
EXCLUSIVE: Marshal of the Supreme Court Warned Trump over ‘Muslim Ban Memo’
By Louise Mensch and Claude Taylor

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Multiple sources confirm that Pamela Talkin, Marshal of the Supreme Court, was dispatched to the White House by Chief Justice Roberts last Friday. The decision to send her was taken, sources say, when White House Counsel, Don McGahn, did not release Rudy Giuliani’s ‘Muslim memo’, despite an order of the court to do so by that date.

The White House failed to meet the May 19th deadline to hand over the Giuliani memo, violating this order. The order states, among other things:

The parties must exchange initial disclosures by May 19, 2017. Regarding the discovery requests Plaintiffs served on Defendants on April 6, Defendants must produce the document responsive to document request 1 by May 19, 2017, and they must respond to the remaining discovery requests by June 2, 2017.

A list of current suits in which the ‘Giuliani memo’ is vital evidence include ones at the Eastern District of Virginia, Case #17-cv-00120, Sarsour vs Trump; the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, a case that originated in Maryland, Case #17-1351, International Refugee Assistance Project v Trump; The State of Hawaii v Trump, case #17-cv-00050 at the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals; and the case that triggered the decision to send the Marshal of the SCOTUS to Trump, Case #17-10310 at the Eastern District of Michigan, Arab American Civil Rights League et al v Trump.

Violating a court order is colloquially called ‘Contempt of Court’ and this matter falls within the standards of impeachment for a President under the constitution.

The Trump Administration had not filed a motion of leave, or availed themselves of any legal mechanism to deny the order to provide the Guiliani memo by the 19th of May.

Chief Justice Roberts was concerned about both the preservation of evidence and Trump’s disregard for legal orders of the courts. He sent Marshal Talkin to the White House on Friday night, in order to tell Donald Trump that he was ordered to keep and preserve all evidence relating to this matter. Marshal Talkin was told by White House staff – brusquely, sources say – that she was too late to deliver the message to Mr. Trump; he had already left for his first trip overseas.

Marshal Talkin was not deterred. Sources report#she ordered her escort to drive her straight to Andrews Air Force base. She met Trump on the tarmac, and delivered the message of the Chief Justice.

Multiple sources, from law enforcement, to those linked to the intelligence community, sources linked to the military, and those linked to various different parts of the Justice Department and of the judicial system, report that Marshal Talkin informed Trump that if he were not to preserve and protect evidence, in line with orders of the courts, it would constitute a further impeachable offense; that is to say, a separate impeachable offense, additional to the case of impeachment which has already legally begun against him.
This SC action was taken due to the Federal Courts handling the Muslim Ban hearings all actually accusing the WH of "Contempt of Federal Court"....

BTW...the 9th & 4th Circuit Court of Appeals both dispatched US Marshals to enforce their respective TROs on travel bans and to check on the CBP procedures at Ports of Entry....
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From todays open House Intel committee hearing.....

Subtle but powerful: Former CIA Dir. Brennan testifies that Russia steers people toward treasonous behavior, even without their knowledge.
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