Trump, Giuliani, and Manafort: The Ukraine Scheme
The effort by President Trump to pressure the government of Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden and his son had its origins in an earlier endeavor to obtain information that might provide a pretext and political cover for the president to pardon his former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort.
September 25, 2019
Mueller’s ‘Smoking Gun’ on Obstruction of Justice
For more than nine months, despite my own reporting for the Daily that contradicted its story, the Trump legal team’s version—that Trump did not understand Flynn was under investigation when he leaned on Comey—largely prevailed. Until the Mueller report finally laid to rest this fiction.
April 19, 2019
Trump Hawks’ Terror Cult
Given the MEK’s record of terrorism, human rights abuses, and murder of US citizens, one would think that senior American officials like Giuliani, Pompeo, and Bolton wouldn’t go near the MEK, let alone fraternize with its members or take its fees. But when it comes to Iran, the usual rules don’t apply.
July 20, 2018