Mueller looking into $1 million loan to Manafort after FBI raid
Mueller team prosecutors have asked a federal judge to impose a limited gag order on Roger Stone for statements related to his trial. Prosecutors aren't asking the judge to silence Stone from media appearances, just from speaking about his case.
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Maria Butina and government prosecutors agree that Butina is not yet ready for sentencing because "[t]he defendant's cooperation is not yet complete." Continuance until Feb. 26 requested.
: I was a big fan of Frank Robinson, both as a great player and man. He was the first African American manager in baseball and was highly respected at everything he did. He will he missed.
: Deepest sympathies to Congresswoman Debbie Dingell and the entire family of John Dingell. Longest serving Congressman in Country's history which, if people understand politics, means he was very smart. A great reputation and highly respected man.
Bloomberg: The FBI investigates the claims of the owner of the Washington Post about being blackmailed by a friend of Trump
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Pres Trump crosses South Lawn to board Marine One for flight to @WRBethesda for his annual physical.
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Asked if he considers the Mueller probe a "witch hunt," Acting AG Whitaker said "it's inappropriate for me to talk about an ongoing investigation." Asked if he denied funding to the Mueller probe, Whitaker said, "I have not interfered with the special counsel's investigation."
Washington Post: @realdonaldtrump's Bedminster golf course employed so many undocumented immigrants that there's an entire town in Costa Rica built on Trump paychecks. We found it. "My whole town practically lived there," one said of the Trump course.
Whitaker tells Nadler - the committee chairman - that he should stop asking questions. "Mr. chairman, I see that your 5 minutes is up."
Whitaker says he has not discussed the Special Counsel probe with POTUS or senior WH officials
: .It is all a GIANT AND ILLEGAL HOAX, developed long before the election itself, but used as an excuse by the Democrats as to why Crooked Hillary Clinton lost the Election. Someday the Fake News Media will turn honest and report that Donald J. Trump was actually a GREAT Candidate.
: The mainstream media has refused to cover the fact that the head of the VERY important Senate Intelligence Committee, after two years of intensive study and access to Intelligence that only they could get, just stated that they have found NO COLLUSION between "Trump" and Russia..
: we find out that Adam Schiff was spending time together in Aspen with Glenn Simpson of GPS Fusion, who wrote the fake and discredited Dossier, even though Simpson was testifying before Schiff. John Solomon of @thehill
: Not only did Senator Burr's Committee find No Collusion by the Trump Campaign and Russia, it's important because they interviewed 200 witnesses and 300,000 pages of documents, and the Committee has direct access to intelligence information that's Classified. @GreggJarrett
: So nice how well my State of the Union speech was received. Thank you to all.
: Today, it was my great honor to sign a Presidential Memorandum launching the Women's Global Development and Prosperity Initiative. WGDP
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Per new court filing, KONSTANTIN KILIMNIK, the Russia intelligence-linked PAUL MANAFORT deputy, was in DC for TRUMP's inauguration, and met with Manafort about a Russia-Ukraine peace plan that we know envisioned a role for Russia-aligned former Ukrainian president YANUKOVYCH.
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Maduro calls for "signing for peace" and calls for a "great march in Washington": "We will go to the White House to bring more than ten million signatures"
US Department of State: It is too late for any dialogue with Maduro
Sen. Shelby went to the White House this morning to brief President Trump on the ongoing border security negotiations in the conference committee, Shelby spokesperson tells @NBCNews. - @GarrettHaake
DOJ responds to Nadler by saying Whitaker will NOT appear at Friday's hearing unless he receives a written assurance that he will not be served with the subpoena the committee preemptively authorized to use if he avoids questions
A meeting between @POTUS and China President Xi unlikely prior to March 1 tariff deadline, according to a senior US official.
Senator Kennedy (R-LA) just said during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing that he will support the Grassley-Blumenthal bill to stop Trump from keeping the Mueller report a secret.
The House Judiciary Committee votes on party lines to authorize Chairman Jerry Nadler to issue a subpoena for Acting AG Matthew Whitaker ahead of tomorrow's hearing. Nadler has a subpoena in his back pocket if Whitaker doesn't answer certain questions to his liking.
Erdogan: "Trump's last initiative, especially in the context of Syria, has wasted plans of those who tried to undermine Turkish-American relations"
Pompeo condemns the presence of Hezbollah in Venezuela and ensures to "end that risk"
's Adm. Faller: "Venezuela has about 2,000 generals, more than all of NATO combined. And the majority of them are on the payroll of Maduro illicit drug trafficking and corrupt businesses and that's what he's using to buy their loyalty and their protection."
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In front of the White House where CPJ (@pressfreedom) is holding a press conference to demand justiceforjamal and for the White House to respond to the Feb 8th Congressional deadline to determine possible sanctions on Mohammed Bin Salman