The two-tier U.S. Justice system, Part I

The two-tier U.S. Justice system, Part I

by WorldTribune Staff, January 21, 2019 Two similar cases. Two different outcomes. In one, a political operative worked for a Russian-aligned Ukrainian president without registering in the U.S. as a foreign agent. The operative has been savaged by the media, indicted and tried and faced a sentence that could have resulted in life imprisonment. In […]

Cohen’s and Manafort’s main crimes: Later association with Trump

Cohen’s and Manafort’s main crimes: Later association with Trump

by WorldTribune Staff, December 13, 2018 For all the media focus on Russia, Russia, Russia, both Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort wound up being convicted of pre-Trump era tax cheating in indictments brought by the special counsel whose mandate supposedly focused on Moscow’s interference in the 2016 election.. But, Robert Mueller apparently got just what […]

Mueller’s struggle: Manafort not playing ball, Corsi won’t ‘sign a lie’

Mueller’s struggle: Manafort not playing ball, Corsi won’t ‘sign a lie’

by WorldTribune Staff, November 27, 2018 Special prosecutor Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation has collided with a series of new hurdles in its supposed stretch run as two former Trump officials refused to roll over while President Donald Trump tore into Mueller in a string of tweets. Mueller’s team complained of “not getting what they want” […]

Buchanan: High-fives among never-Trumpers are premature

Buchanan: High-fives among never-Trumpers are premature

by WorldTribune Staff, August 24, 2018 “Would a Democratic House, assuming we get one, really impeach a president for paying hush money to old girlfriends?” columnist Pat Buchanan asked. “Paying girlfriends to keep past indiscretions private is neither a crime nor a campaign violation,” Buchanan wrote on Aug. 23, adding that Donald Trump “could legally […]

Major media outlets accused of intimidating Manafort jury

Major media outlets accused of intimidating Manafort jury

by WorldTribune Staff, August 19, 2018 CNN and six other major media outlets are being accused of attempting to intimidate the jury in former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort’s trial after the outlets sought to obtain the jurors’ names and home addresses. On Aug. 16, CNN, The Washington Post, BuzzFeed, Politico, The New York Times, NBC and The […]

Investigation based on ‘dodgy’ Russian dossier in 3rd year with no end in sight

Investigation based on ‘dodgy’ Russian dossier in 3rd year with no end in sight

by WorldTribune Staff, July 31, 2018 The FBI on July 31, 2016 launched its investigation into the Trump campaign, relying heavily on the infamous and unverified dossier authored by ex-British spy Christopher Steele. On July 31, 2018, there is still no end in sight to the probe. To date, no Trump associate has been charged […]

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 expands investigation, hires more prosecutors

Mueller expands investigation, hires more prosecutors

by WorldTribune Staff, July 5, 2018 Special counsel Robert Mueller is expanding his investigation of alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election by dipping into the Justice Department’s well of resources to hire more prosecutors, a report said. “As Mueller pursues his probe, he’s making more use of career prosecutors from the offices of U.S. […]

Judge: Rosenstein empowered Mueller to probe even ‘indirect’ or ‘potential’ Russian ties

Judge: Rosenstein empowered Mueller to probe even ‘indirect’ or ‘potential’ Russian ties

by WorldTribune Staff, July 2, 2018 Special counsel Robert Mueller was granted wide latitude by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to pursue any alleged contact between Russia and the Trump campaign not matter how “stale” it is, a judge said. District Court Judge T.S. Ellis III, who is presiding over Mueller’s case against former Trump campaign […]

‘Distasteful’: Federal judge warns of larger dangers from Mueller’s ‘high-pressure’ tactics

‘Distasteful’: Federal judge warns of larger dangers from Mueller’s ‘high-pressure’ tactics

by WorldTribune Staff, June 29, 2018 Special counsel Robert Mueller’s prosecution of Paul Manafort is no doubt aimed at the Russia investigation’s “true target,” – President Donald Trump – a federal judge said in an opinion released this week. “Although these kinds of high-pressure prosecutorial tactics are neither uncommon nor illegal, they are distasteful,” U.S. […]