STILL IN PLAY
Mueller Has New Round of Questions for Roger Stone Associate
LINE IN THE SAND
Top Dem Group: No Gov’t Funding Without Protecting Mueller
Top Cheney Aide in Mueller’s Sights as Probe Expands
Mueller’s investigators have examined an array of operatives with ties to Saudi Arabia, Israel, and the UAE—including John Hannah, Dick Cheney’s former national security adviser.
BUILT TO SPILL
Assange ‘Has Been Charged,’ According to DOJ Filing
A paperwork slip-up reveals that the U.S. is hiding a federal criminal complaint against the WikiLeaks founder for fear of jeopardizing his extradition.
Avenatti Arrest Draws in Stormy Daniels and Jacob Wohl
The rabidly anti-Trump lawyer was taken into LAPD custody for an alleged domestic assault that remains a mystery.
Justice Department Memo Says Whitaker Appointment Is Legal
It implies a sitting president has vast authority to replace departed cabinet secretaries with very little say from Congress.
SNL: De Niro’s Mueller Sends Off Kate McKinnon’s Sessions
This week’s ‘Saturday Night Live’ cold open found Robert Mueller thanking Jeff Sessions for helping him nail Trump.
SDNY VS. POTUS
Feds Have Evidence on Trump. Will Whitaker Bury It?
Prosecutors won’t likely charge a sitting president, yet have implicated him in a criminal scheme to pay off Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal. What to do then? Go to Congress.
Bill Maher Goes Off: Trump Just Crossed a ‘Red Line’
The ‘Real Time’ host is sorta happy with how the midterms went, but very angry about Trump’s new, loyalist attorney general.