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Can You Hear US Knocking?

Submitted by ub on Wed, 04/11/2018 - 14:28

The FBI approached Michael Cohen’s door with a search warrant reportedly looking for alleged Trump-related hush payments. At that moment, Special Counsel Robert Mueller's #TrumpRussia probe kicked into overdrive.

When the feds raided the president attorney's office and residences they were looking for records of payments to women alleging affairs with his client, Donald Trump. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, not special counsel Robert Mueller, personally approved the searches. Raids on Trump’s Lawyer Sought Records of Payments to Women https://nyti.ms/2GMtC21

Another Republican, acting U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman, reportedly recused himself from the New York raids. Trump-appointed US attorney recused from Michael Cohen investigation - ABC News - https://abcn.ws/2HnWISw

Contrasting the president’s angry reaction, Cohen says FBI agents were “professional, courteous and respectful” during searches. Michael Cohen to CNN: FBI was 'professional, courteous, respectful' in raids, counter to Trump's depiction https://cnn.it/2qnzHap

What the FBI raid on Michael Cohen means for Trump https://brook.gs/2v5D6Qz

Notes from DOJ official appear to back Comey, not Trump, in obstruction conflict. Handwritten notes appear to back Comey claims on Trump https://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/watch/exclusive-handwritten-notes-a…

Can't you hear me knocking? https://youtu.be/3fa4HUiFJ6c

There will be no sympathy for any Faustian agreement. https://youtu.be/ftZ3UCdTuWQ

Twitter, or otherwise, could this be the beginning of the end of the midnight rambler? https://youtu.be/sEQL6z1U0wY

@POTUS reportedly sought to fire Robert Mueller, again, in December. This is separate from another episode, earlier last year, where the president had to be talked out of trying to fire the special counsel. Trump Sought to Fire Mueller on December https://nyti.ms/2v1Pelz

And Trump reportedly is on the verge of firing Rosenstein now in the wake of this week’s searches. Trump considering firing Rosenstein to check Mueller @CNNPolitics https://cnn.it/2GMOd6h

Meanwhile, Professor Alan Dershowitz, fresh from dinner with Trump, says it would be a mistake for the president to fire Mueller or pardon cronies. Alan Dershowitz on his dinner with Trump and why liberals are hypocrites for backing Mueller: https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2018/04/alan-dershowitzfresh-from-d…

Mueller protection bill gains steam in Senate after Trump attacks https://bloom.bg/2JD2HU5 pic.twitter.com/0bAAXOfbAg