Some Democratic lawmakers have suggested that the Trump supporters who stormed the Capitol Jan. 6 were abetted by members of Congress. However, Cohen's mention of Boebert Monday is believed to be the first instance any lawmaker's name has been vaguely mentioned in connection with the riot. … [Read more...] about Rep. Boebert blasts ‘baseless’ suggestion by Dem lawmaker that she led reconnaissance tour of Capitol
"W1 stated that WILLIAMS intended to send the computer device to a friend in Russia, who then planned to sell the device to SVR, Russia’s foreign intelligence service," court papers further state. "According to W1, the transfer of the computer device to Russia fell through for unknown reasons." … [Read more...] about Nancy Pelosi says she’s ‘not concerned’ about laptop allegedly stolen during Capitol riot
Both Stone and Manafort were prosecuted and convicted as part of former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe. Flynn was charged after admitting to misleading the FBI, but his prosecution came under fire last year as more details surfaced surrounding the agency's approach to questioning him. … [Read more...] about Trump pardons Steve Bannon, Lil Wayne, dozens of others; also commutes sentences
Carter voiced his support for Trump during the election, and the president’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, reportedly pushed for a pardon for the musician. Kushner, Trump’s daughter Ivanka, and White House counsel Pat Cipollone reportedly consulted with Trump heavily on his choices of whom to pardon. … [Read more...] about Trump Pardons Lil Wayne in Last Minute Clemency Flurry
Paul Erickson, ex-boyfriend of Russian agent Maria Butina Paul Erickson is perhaps best known for helping Maria Butina worm her way into the Republican Party, but that is not what landed him in jail. Erickson was convicted of defrauding oil investors in July 2020 and sentenced to seven years in prison. Butina herself was deported in the fall of 2020 for failing to register as a foreign agent. Erickson’s pardon was supported by Kellyanne Conway, according to the White House’s statement. By granting clemency to Erickson, Trump lashed out one last time at Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election interference, writing, “This pardon helps right the wrongs of what has been revealed to be perhaps the greatest witch hunt in American History.” … [Read more...] about Trump Pardons Cronies and Celebs Hours Before Leaving D.C.