Russia Probe

Oh Boy

Looks like Mike Flynn may be doubling down on a presidential pardon. He has hired a  new lawyer not from the small circle of high-powered white-collar criminal defense attorneys in DC, but with pro-Trump/anti-Mueller bona fides.

Mueller Who?

Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee spent the afternoon beating up on John Dean of Watergate fame. Tierney Sneed was there.

Monica Goodling, former Justice Department liaison to the White House, talks to her attorney John Dowd before she testifies before the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, May 23, 2007, as it looks into the dismissal of several U.S. Attorneys. (George Bridges/MCT)
WASHINGTON, DC - January 30:  House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) leaves  the House of Representatives Chamber after President Donald Trump's first State of the Union Address before a joint session of Congress on January 30, 2018 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Pete Marovich/Getty Images)
U.S. President Donald Trump plays a round of golf at Trump Turnberry Luxury Collection Resortduring the U.S. President's first official visit to the United Kingdom on July 15, 2018 in Turnberry, Scotland. The President of the United States and First Lady, Melania Trump on their first official visit to the UK after yesterday's meetings with the Prime Minister and the Queen is in Scotland for private weekend stay at his Turnberry.
Hypotheticals Are Sooo Haaard

One other nugget from the Axios on HBO interview of Jared Kushner:

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Billionaire co-founder of Galleon Group Raj Rajaratnam, right, enters Manhattan federal court with his attorney John Dowd, Friday, April 29, 2011, in New York. Jury deliberations continue in the trial of Rajaratnam, who is accused of gaining $63 million from trading on illegal stock tips. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
on February 2, 2018 in Washington, DC.
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