Rosenstein Suggested He Secretly Record Trump and Discussed 25th Amendment

Note: ‘Buried several paragraphs down is a statement from Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein in which he categorically denies the assertion in the headline, calling the NYT story “inaccurate” and “factually incorrect.”

Also, there is a 100% chance this story was put out there by Trump loyalists.’

Breaking: The deputy attorney general, Rod J. Rosenstein, suggested last year that he secretly record President Trump in the White House to expose the chaos consuming the administration, and he discussed recruiting cabinet members to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove Mr. Trump from office for being unfit.

Revealed: Russia’s secret plan to help Julian Assange escape from UK

‘The involvement of Russian officials in hatching what was described as a “basic” plan raises new questions about Assange’s ties to the Kremlin. The WikiLeaks editor is a key figure in the ongoing US criminal investigation into Russia’s attempts to sway the outcome of the 2016 presidential election.’

Russia’s Pro-Gun Influence Accounts Copied The NRA — And Sometimes, Vice Versa

Here’s the kicker: The National Rifle Association, on at least 90 occasions, promoted Twitter content similar to that of the Internet Research Agency, in some cases after the IRA had gone first.

On 62 occasions, the Internet Research Agency shared same content as the National Rifle Association after an original NRA post.

There were also 28 occasions where the National Rifle Association posted similar content as the IRA, after the IRA went first.

The IRA accounts have mentioned the @NRA, @NRANEWS, or @NRAILA accounts a total of 199 times. Dana Loesch, an outspoken supporter of gun rights who would become a spokeswoman for the NRA in 2017, was tagged 77 times on her Twitter handle ‘@DLoesch.’

Russia’s 2016 Twitter Campaign Was Strongly Pro-Gun, With Echoes Of The NRA

Russia’s Twitter influence campaign was strongly pro-gun, pro-NRA, and echoed the NRA’s views

The analysis shows that 77% of their content was pro-gun, pro-NRA; and 11% was anti

On every issue from race to healthcare, women’s rights to police brutality, gay marriage to global warming, accounts associated with the “Internet Research Agency” amplified controversy by playing up conflict.

Except when it came to guns and the NRA.

Two exclusives this morning: NPR, w/outside data firm, sifted through 3 million Russian troll farm tweets to find out how the Internet Resea […]”

More Must Read Info – NRA\Guns.

Two exclusives this morning:

NPR, w/outside data firm, sifted through 3 million Russian troll farm tweets to find out how the Internet Research Agency talked about the NRA and guns from 2015-2018.

Kavanaugh accuser won’t testify Monday but open to doing so later next week

Whelan’s advised “Kavanaugh’s confirmation effort…is close friends with both Kavanaugh and Leonard Leo (Federalist Society)…who has been helping to spearhead the nomination.

Kavanaugh and his allies have been privately discussing a defense…would raise doubts that the attacker wasKavanaugh”(WaPo)

“Amid the maneuvering, the nomination was roiled further late Thursday by incendiary tweets from a prominent Kavanaugh friend and supporter who publicly identified another high school classmate of Kavanaugh’s as Ford’s possible attacker.

Ed Whelan, a former clerk to the late justice Antonin Scalia and president of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, pointed to floor plans, online photographs and other information to suggest a location for the house party in suburban Maryland that Ford described. He also named and posted photographs of the classmate he suggested could be responsible.”

US hits Chinese unit with sanctions for buying Russian jets, missiles

This is huge.

BREAKING: The United States hit a Chinese military organization with punishing financial sanctions for buying Russian fighter jets and missiles as it stepped up pressure on Moscow over its “malign activities”.

US slaps sanctions on Chinese military unit for buying Russian jets, missiles AND US puts 33 Russian intel, military officials on sanctions blacklist.

Suge Knight to Serve 28 Years Over 2015 Hit-and-Run Death

‘Disgraced former rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight is expected to be sentenced to 28 years in state prison, after reaching a plea agreement in the 2015 death of Terry Carter.

Knight pleaded no contest to one count of voluntary manslaughter, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said Thursday. He had faced charges of murder and attempted murder.’

The Latest: Foreign hackers target US senators, aides’ Gmail

‘A Google spokesman says the company has notified an unspecified number of senators and aides that their personal email accounts continue to be targeted by state-backed foreign hackers.

Spokesman Aaron Stein would not disclose further details such as who was behind the attempted break-ins, their timing or who was targeted.’

Michael Cohen spoke to Mueller team for hours; asked about Russia, possible collusion

Michael Cohen has spent multiple hours in multiple sessions with Mueller’s team–all aspects of Trump relationship with Russia on the table.