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.
Coffee boy and foreign policy enthusiast George Papadopoulos doesn’t want to go to jail just yet. He’s asking a federal judge to delay his 14-day prison sentence until a separate appeal challenging special counsel Robert Mueller’s authority is resolved.
John Hannah, a top national security aide to then-Vice President Dick Cheney and a member of President-elect Trump’s State Department transition team, is being probed in the special counsel investigation, the Daily Beast reports.
In the latest attempt by Maria Butina to kick up legal dust at prosecutors, the accused Russian agent on Thursday filed a rambling motion to throw out the charges against her, calling them “unconstitutional” and arguing that the statute used to prosecute her is over-broad.
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.”