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Shouldn't have said what you said about DeSantis/Gillum race, Trump.

https://twitter.com/JeffBurlew/status/1591151285411414016

Lawyer for @AndrewGillum cites Donald Trump statement on @GovRonDeSantis as more cause for hearing and document discovery in his federal public corruption case.

The posts "raise serious questions about how exactly Trump 'fixed' DeSantis' campaign and what Trump directed the FBI and the U.S. Attorney's Office to do, and whether there is any connection to the FBI's investigation and later prosecution of Gillum," Miami lawyer David Markus.
Posted by 50 Shades Of Blue | Fri Nov 11, 2022, 03:51 PM (25 replies)

How Trump Deflected Demands for Documents, Enmeshing Aides (NYT)

The former president exhibited a pattern of dissembling about the material he took from the White House, creating legal risk not just for himself but also some of his lawyers. Late last year, as the National Archives ratcheted up the pressure on former President Donald J. Trump to return boxes of records he had taken from the White House to his Mar-a-Lago club, he came up with an idea to resolve the looming showdown: cut a deal.

Mr. Trump, still determined to show he had been wronged by the F.B.I. investigation into his 2016 campaign’s ties to Russia, was angry with the National Archives and Records Administration for its unwillingness to hand over a batch of sensitive documents that he thought proved his claims.

In exchange for those documents, Mr. Trump told advisers, he would return to the National Archives the boxes of material he had taken to Mar-a-Lago, in Palm Beach, Fla

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/08/us/politics/trump-documents-lawyers.html


Posted by 50 Shades Of Blue | Sat Oct 8, 2022, 12:23 PM (2 replies)

Gaetz sought pardon related to Justice Department sex trafficking probe

Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) told a former White House aide that he was seeking a preemptive pardon from President Donald Trump regarding an investigation in which he is a target, according to testimony given to the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.

Johnny McEntee, according to people familiar with his testimony, told investigators that Gaetz told him during a brief meeting “that they are launching an investigation into him or that there’s an investigation into him,” without specifying who was investigating Gaetz.

McEntee added that Gaetz told him “he did not do anything wrong but they are trying to make his life hell, and you know, if the president could give him a pardon, that would be great.” Gaetz told McEntee that he had asked White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows for a pardon.

[link:https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2022/09/17/matt-gaetz-pardon-sex-trafficking-probe/|
Posted by 50 Shades Of Blue | Sat Sep 17, 2022, 12:06 PM (2 replies)

Now the Beav is the only one left :(


‘Leave It to Beaver’ star Tony Dow, who played Wally Cleaver, dead at 77
By Peter Sblendorio
New York Daily News
Jul 26, 2022 at 12:10 pm

Tony Dow, who starred as Wally Cleaver on the classic sitcom “Leave It to Beaver,” died Tuesday at age 77.

His death was announced in a Facebook post shared by his management team.

“Tony was a beautiful soul — kind, compassionate, funny and humble. It was truly a joy to just be around him. His gentle voice and unpretentious manner was immediately comforting and you could not help but love him,” the announcement reads.

https://www.nydailynews.com/snyde/ny-tony-dow-leave-it-to-beaver-wally-cleaver-dead-20220726-g7xk7n3ierb5pdvtu2rdlytydu-story.html
Posted by 50 Shades Of Blue | Tue Jul 26, 2022, 11:25 AM (6 replies)

Former Overstock CEO testifies to January 6 committee for nearly 8 hours

(CNN)
By Andrew Millman, CNN
Updated 8:28 PM ET, Fri July 15, 2022

Former Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne, an ally of former President Donald Trump, testified behind closed doors before the House select committee investigating January 6, 2021, for nearly eight hours on Friday.

He entered the committee conference room a little before 10 a.m. ET and ended before 7 p.m. ET, with an hour lunch break. He took several small breaks to confer with his lawyer throughout the meeting.

Byrne played an active role supporting efforts to question and push baseless claims about the 2020 election, including attending a meeting in mid-December at the White House to discuss strategies to overturn the election.

https://www.cnn.com/2022/07/15/politics/former-overstock-ceo-testifies-january-6-committee/index.html
Posted by 50 Shades Of Blue | Fri Jul 15, 2022, 08:11 PM (5 replies)

Rep Bennie Thompson...

Is making me want to cry. Giving me chills.

Very strong opening statement.
Posted by 50 Shades Of Blue | Thu Jun 9, 2022, 07:09 PM (6 replies)

Fulton Co. DA Can Seat Special Grand Jury This Spring

https://twitter.com/Acosta/status/1485712100408401921
Jim Acosta: CNN: Fulton County, Georgia district attorney investigating Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn the 2020 election results in Georgia will be allowed to seat a special grand jury beginning this spring.
Posted by 50 Shades Of Blue | Mon Jan 24, 2022, 04:04 PM (2 replies)
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