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Reply #360 posted 01/11/18 9:36am

Musicslave

https://www.politico.com/story/2018/01/11/steve-bannon-hires-lawyer-house-russia-investigation-336498?lo=ap_a1

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It's probably Bannon's turn soon in the Mueller carousel of interviews....Excerpts below

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Bannon hires a lawyer for House Russia probe

01/11/2018 12:06 PM EST

Updated 01/11/2018 12:14 PM EST

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Former White House strategist Steven Bannon has hired a lawyer to help him navigate a pressing part of the sprawling Russia investigation, a person with knowledge of the situation said Thursday.

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The on-the-outs Donald Trump associate retained attorney William Burck to deal with the House Intelligence Committee probe, the source said. He will only handle questions related to Bannon's time managing the Republican’s 2016 campaign.

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Burck, a former top White House attorney under President George W. Bush, is not representing Bannon with respect to his time working on the Trump transition or for his service in the White House, which ended last August. He’s also not dealing with any queries about Bannon from special counsel Robert Mueller, the source said.

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Burck, a partner at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, is already representing former White House chief of staff Reince Priebus and current White House counsel Don McGahn in the Russia investigations.

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Bannon's hiring of Burck was first reported Thursday by The Daily Beast.

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Bannon — who has repeatedly declined comment about his legal representation — had until recently managed to stay out of the spotlight in the sprawling probe into whether Trump or his team worked with Russia on its interference in the 2016 election.

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That changed last month when the House Intelligence Committee sent a letter to Bannon seeking his testimony. The former Trump strategist, who earlier this week stepped down from his job as executive chairman of Breitbart News after feuding with the president, did not respond to requests for comment about when he will be interviewed.

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“I think it’ll be very important at an appropriate time to bring him before the committee,” Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, told POLITICO in December. “There are a whole range of issues we need to talk to him about.”

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Bannon last week came under further heat about the Russia investigation with the publication of journalist Michael Wolff’s book “Fire and Fury.” Bannon triggered Trump's ire with comments surrounding a 2016 meeting at Trump Tower with Russian operatives, which was arranged by Trump’s son Donald Trump Jr. and son-in-law Jared Kushner.

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Bannon is quoted in the book calling that meeting “treasonous” and “unpatriotic,” though he said in a statement he intended to criticize Paul Manafort, the former Trump campaign chairman who was also at the meeting and who has since been indicted by Mueller for money laundering and tax evasion.

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Bannon also predicted that White House communications director Hope Hicks could be in trouble with Russia investigators, saying “she doesn’t even know it.” Hicks is one of the people best positioned to recount the president’s reactions at various moments, including when Comey was fired and when Mueller was named to lead the probe.

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Reply #361 posted 01/11/18 11:08am

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Fire sloppy Steve and he fires back. oh oh

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Reply #362 posted 01/11/18 11:40am

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2freaky4church1 said:

Fire sloppy Steve and he fires back. oh oh



I don't know. He's seen the backlash against him and might become more malleable. Well, malleable for a psychopath anyway. Loyalty is a form of currency that everyone buys. If he cannot be loyal to The President Of The USA, then how much can you be worth?

In which case I don't think many would buy anything he has to offer or peddle other than more fire to exploit you for the opposition/enemies and book fodder.
Book deals, but how long and how far will that get him? That's burning every bridge on your way to the bank.

Does a man like Bannon go that low? The answer sounds like YES, but I don't know.

[Edited 1/11/18 11:43am]

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Reply #363 posted 01/16/18 4:45am

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http://www.businessinside...obe-2018-1

Steve Bannon to testify before the House Intelligence Committee's Russia probe on Tuesday

Steve Bannon

  • President Donald Trump's former chief strategist, Steve Bannon, will have a closed-doors meeting with the US House of Representatives committee investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
  • The interview comes after a very public falling out between Bannon and Trump.
  • Bannon reportedly said Trump's son's meeting with a Russian lawyer was "treasonous" and "unpatriotic."


WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's former chief strategist, Steve Bannon, will meet behind closed doors on Tuesday with a US House of Representatives committee that is investigating whether Russia meddled in the 2016 presidential election.



Dunno. I'm cynical enough to believe he will help Trump. Maybe his firing was all an episode of "the show" and Bannon is working to protect the orange bastard.

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Reply #364 posted 01/16/18 10:09am

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Robert Mueller subpoenaed Steve Bannon.

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Reply #365 posted 01/16/18 10:12am

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RodeoSchro said:

Robert Mueller subpoenaed Steve Bannon.

I can't even imagine having to look at that repulsive pig.

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“You have heard that it was said, ‘An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.’ But I say to you, Do not resist the one who is evil. But if anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
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Reply #366 posted 01/16/18 10:27am

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Robert Mueller subpoenaed Steve Bannon.

Yes. Not completely trusting the "break-up". I don't think Bannon is above lying to Mueller if he thinks he can get away with it.

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Reply #367 posted 01/17/18 10:42am

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Bannon reaches deal with Mueller, will be interviewed by prosecutors instead of testifying before the grand jury. He is expected to cooperate with the special counsel.

http://www.cnn.com/2018/0...index.html

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Reply #368 posted 01/17/18 11:29am

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RodeoSchro said:

Bannon reaches deal with Mueller, will be interviewed by prosecutors instead of testifying before the grand jury. He is expected to cooperate with the special counsel.

http://www.cnn.com/2018/0...index.html



I hope Bannon “sings like a canary” like they used to say in those old 1930s gangster films.
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Reply #369 posted 01/17/18 11:40am

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leftcoast said:

RodeoSchro said:

Bannon reaches deal with Mueller, will be interviewed by prosecutors instead of testifying before the grand jury. He is expected to cooperate with the special counsel.

http://www.cnn.com/2018/0...index.html

I hope Bannon “sings like a canary” like they used to say in those old 1930s gangster films.



No reason for him not to. If our genius president really was a genius, he'd have called the Mercers and told them they needed to keep Bannon on the payroll and thus buy his loyalty.

But EVERYONE has dumped Bannon. He has absolutely no reason I can think of to shield our genius president or his family. I suspect Donald Jr. and Kushner are most at risk. But if Bannon's comment about there being no way the Russians weren't taken to our genius president's office that fateful day in June 2016 are true, there's no possible way our genius president escapes questioning from Mueller.

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Reply #370 posted 01/17/18 3:02pm

poppys

According to this article, Bannon screwed up with some of his testimony.

http://www.businessinside...tee-2018-1

Steve Bannon had a major slip-up during his testimony before the House Intelligence Committee

  • Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon spoke to two White House officials about the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting between Trump campaign officials and Russians when news of it first broke in July.
  • Bannon divulged the details while he was testifying before the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday.
  • He realized immediately after that he had slipped up, because the White House told Bannon not to answer questions related to his work on the presidential transition team or in the White House.



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Reply #371 posted 01/17/18 3:21pm

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^ thumbs up!

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Reply #372 posted 01/18/18 7:40am

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Mueller is now investigating whether Russia funneled money to Trump's campaign through the NRA! eek


https://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/mueller-team-investigating-whether-russia-funneled-money-trump-campaign-through

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Reply #373 posted 01/18/18 4:21pm

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The dossier firm founder suspected Trump's organization of money laundering, related to Russia.


https://talkingpointsmemo...-interview

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Reply #374 posted 01/20/18 1:12am

poppys

http://www.dailymail.co.u...-want.html

Did Omarosa secretly TAPE White House meetings? Insiders tell of fear Trump adviser has iPhone records Mueller might want

  • Trump aide is supposed to be making her official exit from the administration this week after resigning last month
  • She could have iPhone recordings that special counsel Robert Mueller wants
  • Insiders said she was notorious for taping her interactions and had approached more than one big-time lawyer about representing her
  • Manigault has been dark on social media for a month and has not commented

Omarosa Manigault could be the next White House aide to come into special counsel Robert Mueller's focus.

The Trump adviser who's supposed to be making her official exit from the administration this week could have iPhone recordings that Mueller wants.

Insiders told the New York Daily News that she was notorious for taping her interactions and that she had approached more than one big-time lawyer about representing her.


Omarosa Manigault could be the next White House aide to come into special counsel Robert Mueller's focus

Hahahaahaahaaaa. This could be better than TV. What the heck is dark social media?

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