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Putin-Trump Meeting: Blackmail Payoff?

Here’s an idea that never occurred to us. What if the very private meeting between Trump and Putin is part of a blackmail plot? And the meeting’s going to be so private because Trump is actually going to pass a check along to his dear pal Putin? It sounds bizarre, but writer and political analyst…

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Michael Cohen Signals He Will Flip

Michael Cohen has more or less openly said he will cooperate with Robert Mueller’s investigation. In an interview on ABC news, he recently said that he is “nobody’s punching bag” and that his loyalty is to his family, not the president. Analysts are saying that this clinches it. Cohen has flipped, or is in the…

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National Enquirer Gets The Third Degree

Once upon a time, the National Enquirer was the poster child for everything that was wrong with tabloid journalism. It was leering and silly, frequently untrue or only marginally in line with the facts, and sold to the desperately bored or the bewilderingly dim in grocery stores. But, now, it is a force to be…

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Breaking: Cohen Reportedly Flips

Multiple news sites are reporting that Michael Cohen, Trump’s former lawyer and fixer, has flipped–i.e., will co-operate with Justice Department prosecutors. If so, then this is very, very bad news for Trump’s defense team. That said, two things are important to note. First, as of press time, Cohen’s defection had not been confirmed. Second, liberals,…

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Oh, Look. It’s Flipper

So the New York Times is reporting that one of Michael Cohen’s most important business partners, Evgeny A. Freidman, has agreed to cooperate with Robert Mueller. In other words, he’s flipped. What does that mean? It means that the man who probably knows more about where Cohen left the straight and narrow is now testifying…

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What the heck? Avenatti Links Cohen/Bannon With Qatari Agent

Coming under the head of…say what? We learn that Michael Avenatti (Stormy Daniels’ lawyer) just posted photos of Michael Cohen, Trump’s fixer, showing Cohen meeting a Qatari agent at Trump Towers. It is all very weird because the story coming out is that Qatar’s government  attempted to contact Steve Bannon, Trump’s former advisor and right…

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We’re Looking For A Few Good Reads

And the week offers us our usual collection of news, for good, bad, and Trump. Among the stories we’re following are: Over on Vox, we read Trump tells 57,000 Hondurans who’ve lived in the US for 20 years to get out by Dara Lind. It seems that our dear and glorious orange-headed duce is kicking…

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Bornstein Kerfuffle Just Keeps Getting Better

So by now everyone knows that Trump’s formerly loyal doctor, Harold Bornstein, says that 45 sent a goon squad to raid his offices and take away all his medical files last February. Now, though, things are getting more fun still. Bornstein is saying that Trump basically dictated the infamous memo about his being the healthiest…

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The Best Jokes From Michelle Wolf’s Dinner Speech

So, okay, I didn’t see Michelle Wolf at the White House correspondents’ dinner. Hard to get an invite to those things. Even Trump couldn’t get in. Or was that an accident? Anyway, apparently Wolf did the best political stand-up that’s been heard for a long, long time. Fortunately, even I wasn’t there, you can find…

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Stormy Daniel’s Lawyer Says 45 Is Toast

So here’s a lovely thought. We all know, now, about Stormy Daniels and her alleged affair with der Drumpf (you’d think an “adult entertainer” would have better taste in partners, but not for us to judge). We also all know that the Great Orange One has more or less admitted that he did, indeed, employ…

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