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Trump trouble mounts, as he reveals that he for some reason MUST stop the Russia investigation

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It’s becoming increasingly evident how desperate Donald Trump is to kill the Russia investigation. I’m getting the idea that whatever will be uncovered’s going to stink to high heaven.

Kevin Drum has a nice post on this, quoting the report. From Drum’s post:

. . .  This. Is. Nuts. Trump is not only corrupt, he’s an unbelievable moron. He personally asked the NSA director and the overall director of national intelligence to publicly weigh in on an ongoing investigation. Not only that, he basically asked them to lie, since they weren’t privy to what the FBI was doing. In what universe did Trump think that either of them would respond positively to such a blunt request? Or that this kind of thing wouldn’t leak?

What’s more, in addition to directly asking Comey to shut down the FBI investigation, he apparently had some of his aides call senior intelligence officers to ask them to intervene with Comey. There are two big questions here:

If there really are contemporaneous memos from Comey, Rogers, and maybe Coats, and if all three can be called to testify about their conversations with Trump, then what more do we need? This is Nixon-level stuff.

Written by LeisureGuy

22 May 2017 at 5:41 pm

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