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08 Dec 2018 06:52

Koronin wrote:Apparently there is a 2nd county in NC District 9 that has irregularities that have been uncovered.

And then we get this out of Raleigh. FBI agents raid north Raleigh mansion in international murder-for-hire, bribery plot : https://www.wral.com/fbi-agents-raid-north-raleigh-mansion-in-international-murder-for-hire-bribery-plot/18044765/


"It's nothing new". Geezus!
https://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/election/article222739860.html#topicLink=election-fraud-investigation

It’s at least the fifth time since 2010 that state officials have looked into Bladen County elections. District Attorney Jon David, in a January letter to the State Bureau of Investigation, wrote of the county’s “troubled history of political groups exploiting the use of absentee ballots” to skew results for their candidates.
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Investigators are also looking into Robeson County, which has a reputation as a hotbed of government corruption. In just the last five years, three local elections have had to be canceled and re-done due to allegations of vote-buying and other types of fraud.

One former sheriff, Glenn Maynor, only recently got out of federal prison for crimes of his that were uncovered during the mid-2000s in an investigation called Operation Tarnished Badge. The Fayetteville Observer reported that one in every six sheriff’s office employees was convicted in federal court of crimes ranging from perjury to kidnapping, drug dealing and armed robbery.

Maynor had taken over from Hubert Stone, now dead, who was sheriff from 1978 to 1994. Stone’s son, Hubert Deese, was later convicted of dealing cocaine while Stone was in office.

Thomas Mills, a Democratic operative who ran for Congress from the neighboring 8th District in 2016 and has helped in some Bladen County campaigns, said he isn’t surprised that Robeson has made national news.

“It’s always been corrupt, and Bladen County’s always been corrupt,” he said. “It’s nothing new.”
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08 Dec 2018 06:55

https://www.thedailybeast.com/cohen-refused-to-fully-cooperate-with-federal-prosectors-in-new-york-memo?ref=home
Federal prosecutors in New York submitted a sentencing memo Friday for Michael Cohen, revealing the former Trump lawyer refused to fully cooperate with their probe. “Had Cohen actually cooperated, it could have been fruitful: He did provide what could have been useful information about matters relating to ongoing investigations being carried out by this Office. But as Cohen partially acknowledges, it was his decision not to pursue full cooperation,” the memo read. Prosecutors also said Cohen only met with them “about the participation of others” in financial crimes he had already pleaded guilty to, but would not discuss “other areas of investigative interest.” “Cohen’s efforts thus fell well short of cooperation,” prosecutors wrote.


https://www.thedailybeast.com/trump-cohen-sentencing-memo-totally-clears-me
President Trump insisted on Friday evening that a sentencing memo filed by federal prosecutors in New York for his former personal attorney Michael Cohen “totally clears” him of wrongdoing. “Totally clears the President. Thank you!”


Mmmm ... "taking a bullet"?
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08 Dec 2018 14:38

Seems the Trumps and Clintons have more in common then they'd care to admit -

https://thehill.com/opinion/white-house/420131-feds-received-whistleblower-evidence-in-2017-alleging-clinton-foundation
“There is no controlling Bill Clinton. He does whatever he wants and runs up incredible expenses with foundation funds,” states a separate interview memo attached to the submission.

“Bill Clinton mixes and matches his personal business with that of the foundation. Many people within the foundation have tried to caution him about this but he does not listen, and there really is no talking to him,” the memo added.
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08 Dec 2018 19:16

John Kelly..often described as the adult in the room..and a calming influence on Toddler Trump is going to quit ..Donald promised to get the best people..the smartest people..an obvious lie..completely void of reality and fact..Trump said he would use a "heavy vetting" technique ..so far one of his bigger fibs..
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Yesterday 07:03

https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2018-12-08/mueller-weaves-trump-manafort-and-cohen-ever-closer
On Friday evening, the White House dismissed the sentencing memos, with Trump's press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, specifically noting that the Cohen memos "tell us nothing of value that wasn't already known."


Unfortunately true - most had been in the press, but, think about it, a sitting President got his lawyer to lie to Congress.

https://www.newsmax.com/headline/prosecutors-seeks-years-imprisonment/2018/12/07/id/893667/
In an additional filing Friday evening, prosecutors said former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort lied to them about his contacts with a Russian associate and Trump administration officials.

Manafort, who has pleaded guilty to several counts, violated his plea agreement by then telling "multiple discernible lies" to prosecutors, they said.



Stories in the press that Manafort's worried that his "Russian Connections" might come back to harm his family & friends, therefore the lying. Also Trump does like "tough guys" https://www.politico.com/story/2016/04/inside-trumps-security-juggernaut-221543 & https://www.thedailybeast.com/11-private-security-firms-guarding-donald-trump.
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