Josh Kovensky is a reporter for Talking Points Memo in New York City. He previously worked for the Kyiv Post in Ukraine, covering politics, business, and corruption there. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago.
GOP agitator Roger Stone doubled down on his claim that a comedian associate was the true conduit between the Trump campaign and Wikileaks today, after releasing texts between him and New York Comic Randy Credico to NBC.
Long-time conspiracy theorist and recent Robert Mueller investigation participant Jerome Corsi said that he expects to be indicted this week by the special counsel, potentially “for some form or other of lying.”
Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker appears to have shilled on the cheap, reportedly taking nearly $10,000 from a Miami-based company that the Federal Trade Commission shut down for being what it alleged was “a scam.”
Over the course of 14 months, Matthew Whitaker has gone from being part of Washington’s right-wing political furniture to overseeing the Justice Department, if only for a maximum 210-day statutory limit.
Paul Manafort’s former son-in-law Jeffrey Yohai boasted about having “turned state’s evidence” on his ex-father-in-law in order to to swindle investors into a real estate scam, according to a newly unsealed criminal complaint.
Matthew Whitaker, Jeff Sessions’ chief of staff who will take over as acting Attorney General with his boss’ ouster, has been an outspoken advocate of limiting — or even ending — the Mueller investigation.