What The CIA and FBI Knew About Trump Before 2016

As you’ve likely inferred from my recent posts I’ve spent a lot of time in recent days and weeks piecing together different elements of the Trump/Russia story. I’ve brought other colleagues into the work and plan to expand that once we have people hired for the three new investigative positions I discussed last month.

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A Big Shoe Just Dropped

The new story explains that a group of Trump operatives, including top lawyer Michael Cohen and fired former campaign manager Paul Manafort, along with pro-Putin Ukrainian parliamentarian Andrii V. Artemenko and Mr. Sater are pushing President Trump on a ‘peace plan’ for Russia and Ukraine.

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Trump Rolls Out Anti-Semitic Closing Ad

From a technical and thematic perspective it’s a well made ad. It’s also packed with anti-Semitic dog whistles and anti-Semitic tropes. I’m not even sure whether it makes sense to call them dog whistles. The four readily identifiable American bad guys in the ad are Hillary Clinton, George Soros (Jewish financier), Janet Yellin (Jewish Fed Chair) and Lloyd Blankfein (Jewish Goldman Sachs CEO).

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