Just today: Trump admin declined to impose new Russia sanctions, a top FBI official probing Trump&Russia was forced out, and House Intel R's voted to release a classified memo that purports to undermine Russia probe. Also, DOJ/FBI are officially under investigation by HPSCI R's.
— Natasha Bertrand (@NatashaBertrand) January 29, 2018
Make no mistake what's happening here: this is a full scale assault on the criminal justice system for the sole purpose of immunizing Trump from accountability https://t.co/PYAPwHve8M
— Michael Cohen (@speechboy71) January 29, 2018
Pre-SOTU collusion dump
— Zeddy (@Zeddary) January 29, 2018
Even the Russians seemed to think Trump would implement the sanctions. All morning long they've been discussing "Fire and Fury," showing Hillary reading the excerpts and discussing possible retaliation. In fact, they've been dragging Trump for days. Seems like he got the message. pic.twitter.com/GgIfQlP77Z
— Julia Davis (@JuliaDavisNews) January 30, 2018
Just talked to a source in Moscow who is close to the Foreign Ministry. "The whole world is laughing at America," he said. "America has never been as ridiculous as it is now.
— Julia Ioffe (@juliaioffe) January 29, 2018
I think the main difference between Watergate and whatever we'll end up calling this thing is that Nixon wasn't an amateur politician and professional idiot.
— Schooley (@Rschooley) January 30, 2018
Breaking – CIA chief Mike Pompeo tells the BBC he expects Russia to try and interfere in US mid term elections later this year. He tells me he hasn't seen a significant decrease in its subversive activity in Europe or the US.
— Gordon Corera (@gordoncorera) January 29, 2018
Also today, the Trump administration said there was no need to oppose sanctions because Russia is already deterred. https://t.co/i0HFgfmaTN
— Matthew Yglesias (@mattyglesias) January 30, 2018
Pompeo translated: If the GOP wins — whatever the backstory — it’s the will of Gawd and the Great American People. If the Dems win, then somebody must’ve cheated.