‘Elaborate hoax’: Manafort’s attorney cites Mueller’s confirmation no evidence exists

‘Elaborate hoax’: Manafort’s attorney cites Mueller’s confirmation no evidence exists

Analysis by WorldTribune Staff, May 28, 2018 “[A]n examination of the year-old official public record” reveals that special counsel Robert Mueller has failed to find evidence supporting the hypothesis justifying his investigation, according to a report by Rowan Scarborough. The lack of such data did not prevent the major U.S. media from establishing a rationale […]

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 […]

Blow-by-blow exchange between Judge Ellis and Mueller attorney

Blow-by-blow exchange between Judge Ellis and Mueller attorney

by WorldTribune Staff, May 7, 2018 Federal Judge T.S. Ellis delivered a stinging rebuke to special counsel Robert Mueller’s team last week after it tried to include an unrelated bank fraud case from 2005 in its prosecution of one-time Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort. In the May 4 exchange in the U.S. District Court for […]

Rough justice: Left’s Caputo lesson; Federal judge lays down law to Mueller

Rough justice: Left’s Caputo lesson; Federal judge lays down law to Mueller

by WorldTribune Staff, May 6, 2018 A U.S. federal judge and a former GOP campaign worker spoke out loudly last week on what each said was out of control ‘Swamp’ politics. On May 4, District Judge T.S. Ellis rebuked special counsel Robert Mueller’s “unfettered” authority in the Trump-Russia investigation which includes prosecuting financial crimes such […]

Brief: Mueller admits failure in finding evidence Manafort communicated with Russian officials

Brief: Mueller admits failure in finding evidence Manafort communicated with Russian officials

by WorldTribune Staff, May 4, 2018 Special counsel Robert Mueller has disclosed he lacks any evidence that former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort communicated with Russian government officials, a defense attorney for Manafort said in a brief filed in federal court. “The special counsel has not produced any materials to the defense – no tapes, […]

Say what? Mueller met Ukraininan president in 2013

Say what? Mueller met Ukraininan president in 2013

by WorldTribune Staff, April 10, 2018 Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into one-time Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort includes Manafort’s ties to former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. It turns out Mueller himself had met with the pro-Russia Yanukovych in 2013. Mueller also was director of the FBI when the Obama administration sold 20 percent of […]

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. […]

Investigate Mueller now: Roger Stone says new special prosecutor is Trump’s only option

Investigate Mueller now: Roger Stone says new special prosecutor is Trump’s only option

by WorldTribune Staff, October 31, 2017 President Donald Trump has been advised that his “only chance” to survive Robert Mueller’s investigation is to appoint a special counsel to investigate the Uranium One scandal. After all, Mueller is connected to that scandal, former Trump adviser Roger Stone said. Trump “doesn’t have to fire anybody,” he told […]

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 […]