Flynn’s attorney has record of reversing Weissmann cases by exposing his ‘abuses’

Flynn’s attorney has record of reversing Weissmann cases by exposing his ‘abuses’

by WorldTribune Staff, November 1, 2019 Sidney Powell, the attorney for former national security adviser Michael Flynn, rose to prominence in part by exposing the “abuses” of prosecutor Andrew Weissmann in the Enron scandal. Weissmann was a lead prosecutor in the Mueller Russia collusion investigation. “All of the cases Weissmann pushed to trial were reversed […]

Flynn takes off the gloves, hires fiery DOJ critic who targeted Enron judgments

Flynn takes off the gloves, hires fiery DOJ critic who targeted Enron judgments

by WorldTribune Staff, June 13, 2019 Conservative firebrand Sidney Powell, author of “Licensed to Lie: Exposing Corruption in the Department of Justice”, has been hired to represent former national security adviser Michael Flynn as he awaits sentencing for lying to U.S. investigators in the Russia investigation. Flynn’s decision to hire Powell “suggests he might return […]

Report: 7 reasons why Uranium One scandal won’t go away

Report: 7 reasons why Uranium One scandal won’t go away

by WorldTribune Staff, May 23, 2019 Former Vice President and 2020 presidential hopeful Joe Biden recently recycled the long-held contention of his ex-boss that the Obama administration was “scandal free.” While that contention may be true within the sphere of the dominant media culture, critics find the claim “laughable”. “Abuses of power under the Obama […]

Incestuous: A closer look at the DOJ net closing in on Donald Trump

Incestuous: A closer look at the DOJ net closing in on Donald Trump

by WorldTribune Staff, January 13, 2019 A cursory look at the roster of the main players in the Trump-Russia “collusion” investigation shows deep professional connections which “can have the look of an exclusive club,” a report said. The Washington establishment not only thrives inside the Department of Justice, but “what President Trump called ‘the swamp’ is […]

Even before joining Mueller team, Weissmann supplied Manafort data to reporters

Even before joining Mueller team, Weissmann supplied Manafort data to reporters

by WorldTribune Staff, July 10, 2018 Andrew Weissmann, who is prosecuting special counsel Robert Mueller’s case against former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, provided information to the media which resulted in news stories which Manafort’s lawyer says “malign Manafort in the eyes of potential jurors.” In an April 2017 meeting with four Associated Press reporters […]

Mueller on the defensive as Manafort lawyers demand investigation of press leaks

Mueller on the defensive as Manafort lawyers demand investigation of press leaks

by WorldTribune Staff, May 17, 2018 The defense team for former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort has requested an investigative hearing into press leaks related to Manafort’s case. In requesting the hearing, Manafort lawyer Kevin Downing cited 10 reports which relied on anonymous sources to implicate Manafort in possible criminal activity, Rowan Scarborough reported for The […]

Sources: DOJ’s Weissmann colluded with AP reporters on Trump investigation

Sources: DOJ’s Weissmann colluded with AP reporters on Trump investigation

by WorldTribune Staff, January 16, 2018 Weeks before joining special counsel Robert Mueller’s team, federal prosecutor Andrew Weissmann met with reporters from The Associated Press where Weissman received information on the AP’s investigation into Paul Manafort, a report said. Weissman met the journalists on April 11, 2017, investigative journalist Sara Carter reported on Jan. 11. […]

Mueller’s top prosecutor promoted despite multiple overturned convictions in Enron case

Mueller’s top prosecutor promoted despite multiple overturned convictions in Enron case

by WorldTribune Staff, October 23, 2017 Andrew Weissmann, who is spearheading special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into one-time Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, bent or broke the rules in pursuing the Enron case to gain convictions which were subsequently reversed, defense attorneys say. But that checkered track record has not impeded his rise at the […]

All-out legal assault on Manafort called standard procedure for Mueller’s pro-Obama prosecutor

All-out legal assault on Manafort called standard procedure for Mueller’s pro-Obama prosecutor

by WorldTribune Staff, October 2, 2017 A ferocious government prosecutor and Obama donor has onetime Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort in his sights. Andrew Weissmann, who has been reunited with special counsel Robert Mueller, his old boss at the FBI, “has an operational history of going after the relatively small to snare the big,” Rowan […]

Swamp justice: A closer look at Mueller’s team

Swamp justice: A closer look at Mueller’s team

by WorldTribune Staff, June 18, 2017 Special counsel Robert Mueller has loaded his team of lawyers with several heavy hitters. This is cause for consternation from some supporters of President Donald Trump who say this shows Mueller is counting on a home run against the administration. If so Mueller shouldn’t be surprised that heavy hitters […]