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Manafort sues DOJ, Mueller
over Russia probe authority

CNN, by Evan Perez

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Posted By:MissMolly, 1/3/2018 4:03:17 PM

Paul Manafort, the former Trump campaign chairman indicted on money laundering and other charges, filed a lawsuit challenging the broad authority of special counsel Robert Mueller and alleging the Justice Department violated the law in appointing Mueller. The suit brought Wednesday in US District Court in Washington where Manafort and another former Trump campaign aide are charged, challenges Mueller´s decision to charge Manafort with alleged crimes that they say have nothing to do with the 2016 campaign, but rather relate to lucrative lobbying work Manafort and his deputy did for a former Russia-friendly government in Ukraine. That work ended in 2014,


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Reply 1 - Posted by: legalart, 1/3/2018 4:10:18 PM     (No. 11498945)

Pushback is GOOD.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: john56, 1/3/2018 4:14:00 PM     (No. 11498947)

Any place I can send donations to Paul´s defense fund?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: oldmagnolia, 1/3/2018 4:16:34 PM     (No. 11498950)

Good for him. Is it a gofundme page?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ida lou pino, 1/3/2018 4:26:23 PM     (No. 11498958)

Not so fast.

I have seen a photo of Manafort sticking a big wad of chewing gum under his desk.

Mueller will nail him for that.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: volksford, 1/3/2018 4:26:31 PM     (No. 11498959)

I would contribute to a defense fund just to stick it to the dems and Mueller.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: msjena, 1/3/2018 4:28:44 PM     (No. 11498963)

A DOJ spokesman says the suit is frivolous. So let the District Court dismiss it. That will get it to the Supreme Court more quickly.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ok state mom, 1/3/2018 4:33:36 PM     (No. 11498972)

I feel like I´m living in a Scott Turow novel!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: rochow, 1/3/2018 4:37:13 PM     (No. 11498982)

Fabulous! This will shake out Rosenschwein, Mueller, and Comey.
Troubled about Sessions. Why did he write into law again, following Holder, that Police, FBI, etc. can enter your home without a search warrant?
The way the FBI entered Manafort´s home in the middle of the night and bodily searched his wife, who was in bed, is something the Gestapo would do!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: nina584, 1/3/2018 5:13:53 PM     (No. 11499041)

Sessions needs to go.Bring Christy or Giuliani.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 1/3/2018 5:48:51 PM     (No. 11499075)

manafort does not need a defense fund. He is financially very well endowed. What if his suit has legs? That would be interesting, wouldn´t it?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: mickturn, 1/3/2018 5:56:18 PM     (No. 11499086)

Da Mule is outside his charter and that makes his actions ILLEGAL!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: bighambone, 1/3/2018 6:20:59 PM     (No. 11499113)

This could ultimately end up before the US Supreme Court where anything can happen.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: hamrman, 1/3/2018 6:38:10 PM     (No. 11499131)

Finally, some spunk! Kick his grass!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 1/3/2018 6:44:38 PM     (No. 11499141)

And please direct all future lawsuits to Mueller personally, along with the other DNC witch-hunters.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 1/3/2018 7:06:00 PM     (No. 11499169)

It looks like Mueller went a Millionaire too far.Manafort has the resources to cahllage Mueller and his witch hunt. And regardless how much the DOJ says its a frivolous suit (interesting, usually goobernment agencies say they don´t comment on ongoing suits. Why is this different?), Mueller and his staff will have to devote resources to defend themselves. And a judge just might aske for Mueller and his team to explain things. Like FISA data used to spy on Manafort and the fake dossier used to justify it. It could prve Mueller and his team are the real criminals. They will have to answer subpoenas and it will not be a toothless Congressional subpoena. I bet Mueller and his dmeigodd stafff never saw this coming.

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