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Questions, and lots of answers, about federal grand juries

  • 8 August 2017
  • NormanL
Questions, and lots of answers, about federal grand juries

There's a bit of controversy in the air over special counsel Robert Mueller's multiple grand jury investigation into possible contacts between the Trump presidential campaign and the Russian government. Is this a fishing expedition? Can Mueller exceed his mandate and investigate whatever he wants? Why a grand jury, anyway? Aren't those unconstitutional?

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The frenzy over Junior

  • 13 July 2017
  • NormanL
The frenzy over Junior

Official Washington is nearing a frenzy over the meeting and email exchanges between Donld Trump, Jr. and a Russian lawyer during the 2016 campaign. Partisans on both sides are talking with far too much certainty about events they know too little about -- in other words, just another day inside the Beltway.

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