"Cohen alleges that he was present, along with several others, when Trump was informed of the #Russian's offer by Trump Jr. By Cohen's account, Trump approved going ahead with the meeting with the Russians, according to sources." #TrumpTowerMeeting
I'm sure more will be revealed in the next 24hrs, but I think we are headed into #collusion territory here.
Also, Trump claimed repeatedly that he knew nothing about that meeting.
But Trump did say "anyone" would jump on that offer. Forgeting it was from #Russia.
@JohnBrennan u ran covert ops on Trump team, got FBI involved cause CIA "legally" couldnt. U spy, lie, weaponize agencies & courts w/phony intel, collude w/ Dems, HRC campaign, Perkins Coie, FusionGPS, Crowdstrike, Russia hoax, use media for validation.🖕
7/31 NOT when counterintel op started. Maybe its when FBI made "official"but u & your goons worked Jan-Jul 2016 to set stage while FBI had been surveilling Manafort on FISA since 2014/15 (nothin 2 do w/ Trump until💡"2 hops" proved useful). I WANT TO SEE FAILED JUNE 2016 FISA APP
#President@realDonaldTrump's words, whether you accept his apology and his explanation, do not comport with his actions and his foreign policy toward #Russia. He has been one of the hardest presidents on Russia in recent memory.
Where was the outrage when @BarackObama told Medvedev to inform #Putin "After my election I have more flexibility,"? I think much of the outrage being expressed- especially by #Republicans- is politically motivated.
In September 2016, @KellyannePolls told Trump he couldn't get elected if he kept claiming @POTUS44 was born in Kenya--as he had 67x on Twitter over 6yrs. So Trump gave a press conference saying he believed Obama was born in the US, gave no explanation, took no questions.
Trump has since walked that back.
Remember at the Inaugural luncheon where he paid tribute to @HillaryClinton and all she has done for America and asked those in attendance to applaud her?
Trump soon walked that back as well & has directed his DOJ to investigate her again.
Everyone knows Trump lies, that he has always lied and that he believes his own lies.
Trump lied repeatedly at the #HelsinkiSummit presser. He also told his truth--that Russia didn't attack our 2016 election.There is videotape of the live broadcast which the whole world saw.
2/ Count One is Conspiracy to Commit an Offense Against the US. It is alleged that Russia, through its military intel agency (GRU) engaged in large-scale cyber intrusion operations and staged release of documents to interfere in the 2016 election.
3/ In paragraph 8, indictment alleges those charged “conspired with each other, *AND WITH PERSONS KNOWN AND UNKNOWN TO THE GRAND JURY*” —this implies there are *UNCHARGED CO-CONSPIRATORS*. Acts began in March, 2016. Releases began in June, 2016, continuing through November 2016.
Mueller’s reported acceleration is consistent w/reports that Roger Stone & Michael Cohen soon will be indicted. Plus, Mueller wouldn’t want to interfere w/midterms, so this likely puts the timing btwn now and mid-September.😀 3/
Trump supporters and apologists MUST come to grips with the fact that their hero lied about Russia, over and over and over again.
If I'm wrong about #collusion, then WHY did he do this?
1/ Throughout the campaign, during the transition period, and after inauguration, Donald Trump and his surrogates vehemently denied meeting with Russians of any stripe, for any purpose. Every time, they shot it down.
2/ And the Trumpists were indignant about it. The response was always something along the lines of, “Russia? Us? How dare you accuse us of such a thing!”
They never offered an explanation of why they did it. They just denied it. As if they knew it was wrong.
Let's talk a little bit about Robert Swan Mueller III..
It has become apparent that Mueller was chosen as the SC for the actual purpose of COVERING up deep state intel community crimes during the 2016 election, with the extra incentive that his and RR were both balls deep in #UraniumOne ...
One might ask why was Mueller annointed with this task...common answer is he was former FBI director, comeys pal, kerrys bud, establishment trash et al... All valid points...
THREAD: In summer 2016, George Nader (representing Saudi Arabia & UAE) and an Israeli specialist in "social media manipulation" offered to help **THROW THE ELECTION** in a meeting w/Trump Jr arranged by Erik Prince‼️ 1/
At the Aug'16 #treason meet, Nader told Jr the crown princes of #SaudiArabia & #UAE were "eager to help his father win." The Israeli social media expert's (Joel Zamel) firm had already drawn up a multimillion $ proposal for a social media manipulation effort to help Trump.🤨 2/
Zamel's social media company #Wikistrat, which employed several Israeli former intelligence officers, specialized in "collecting information & shaping opinion through social media."🤨
Mueller stopped Vekselberg Russian billionaire, at the airport this year and sought to search his electronic devices and question him, according to people familiar with the matter. They confronted him after he stepped off a private plane, 2 months ago. nyti.ms/2FJqX3V
‘In addition to questioning Mr. Vekselberg, Mueller’s investigators have also interviewed Mr. Intrater ($250K to Inaugural fund and Velselberg cousin), though there is no indication that either man is suspected of wrongdoing, @nytimes reported last week.’ bloomberg.com/politics/artic…
Shocker: Natalia Veselnitskaya—Russian Lawyer Talking Clinton Dirt & Magnitsky Sanctions at Trump Tower Meeting—Is Tied to Russian Govt. After emails expose her Kremlin ties, she admits being an informant & information source for Prosecutor General Chaika. nyti.ms/2KfLLTY
Trump has obfuscated the June meeting by focusing on "we got nothing from the Russians." In fact, Veselnitskaya passed critical information TO Russia. I wrote about just this last July: The Significance of June 9 Trump Tower Meeting Is Information TO Putin medium.com/@PaulaChertok/…
What a farce: House Intel Cmte Republicans 'find no evidence' of collusion w/ Russia…on same day Veselnitskaya is exposed as Russian government proxy. foxnews.com/politics/2018/…
WHAT GOOD IS IF YOU SEE SOMETHING SAY SOMETHING WHEN THE APATHETIC NEGLIGENT PISS POOR EXCUSES FOR FEDERAL LEAD LAW ENFORCERS DON'T DO ANYTHING⁉️MY DAUGHTER AND GRANDDAUGHTER ARE DEAD BECAUSE OF THAT NEGLIGENCE AND A HELLUVA DIGITAL TRAIL IDENTIFIES PROOF POSITIVE THE GUILTY❗
THREAD: FBI says an associate of Trump’s campaign chair Paul Manafort had *ongoing* Russian🇷🇺intelligence ties *during the campaign* when Manafort & deputy campaign chair, Rick Gates, were in contact w/the associate‼️1/
This BOMBSHELL — that not only were Trump’s *top* campaign staff (Manafort and Gates) in contact with #Russian🇷🇺intelligence, but THEY KNEW this person was “former” GRU — came from a court filing for indicted lawyer, Alex van der Zwaan‼️2/