The Politex Report #1254

Bigger Than Watergate: Witch Coven Found At White House
Search Begins For Trump Team Member Not Involved
"I Did Not Have Sex With That Russian," Sessions Claims

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Bush ethics lawyer: Trump's Russia scandal so far is "much worse" than the early stages of Watergate - Vox https://t.co/4EIeCA8Bst

This is the biggest scandal since Watergate – and it’s not just about Sessions, Democrat tells CNN https://t.co/oWtfzFkRgc

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The Trump-Russia scandals: a quick visual guide - Vox https://t.co/XAGHcaAvzX

Jeff Sessions' Recusal Is The 'Tip of The Iceberg' On Russia. MSNBC https://t.co/OKWcvT4ayd

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Obama Rushed to Preserve Intelligence of Russian Election Hacking, Fearing Trump Would Destroy It. NYT https://t.co/seXmFa3Hxa

Distractin' Trump, citing no evidence, accuses Obama of ‘Nixon/Watergate’ plot to wiretap Trump Tower -WP https://t.co/9CbiAUehcI

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Trump Cries 'Witch Hunt' as Russia Questions Pile Up - NBC https://t.co/YfqWNEccim

Trump says holding Sessions to account is "a total witch hunt." Where have we heard that before? Oh, right, Nixon. https://t.co/58YuknV48M

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Conservative media outlets are doing their best spin, but make no mistake: Trump's Russian ties are a major story. https://t.co/cZPnDXUTaE

‘Be careful’: GOP Intel chair warns reporters could face investigation for persisting on Sessions https://t.co/Xm7CGnvyb8

GM: MSNBC's Greta still mocking those calling for resignation.

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Seth Meyers to Trump: Got nothing to hide on Russia? Then release your tax returns: https://t.co/Ykm4P9Fv74

Sessions Controversy Heightens Warlock Trump’s Feeling of Being Under Siege. NYT https://t.co/Nl6c08Oomp

Whatever happens to Jeff Sessions, attention will inevitably focus on Donald Trump: https://t.co/FsSwjGPnNo

Anonymous White House official tells CNN it had no knowledge of Sessions’s meeting with Russian ambassador https://t.co/ScCr4m4UWd

Trump Coven's Links to Russia Crisscross in Washington. NYT https://t.co/ooal7WGWNL

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Score Card: The web of relationships between Team Trump and Russia -WP https://t.co/vTwosKbAB9

A Timeline of Jeff Sessions’s Trump Ties and Meetings With Russia - The New York Times https://t.co/GSB1n7zScS

A timeline of Jeff Sessions and Michael Flynn’s talks with the Russian ambassador - Vox https://t.co/VHjF5vMDri

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FBI not cooperating with House on Trump Russia investigation. MSNBC https://t.co/kbnCdMMGKO

Comey FBI not answering Congress’ questions on Russia probe: Democrat Schiff https://t.co/cv0rIXCcn4

Presumably everyone is aware that recusal in no way addresses the fact that Jeff Sessions LIED to the US Senate. https://t.co/58YuknV48M

O'Donnell: Sessions perjury defense: "I don't recall." That's the 1st line they teach you Mafia school.

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Campaign adviser changes story and now contradicts Trump, says Donald ordered Ukraine change at RNC https://t.co/kAyHRvGyjq

A Trump ally drastically changed his story about altering GOP platform on Ukraine https://t.co/IVcC6hDlJC

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Has Anyone Donald Trump Knows NOT Shared A Romantic Hot Tub With The Russian Ambassador? https://t.co/6uRPDuc52T

Raw Dishonesty: Easier to list Trump officials who haven’t been caught lying under oath than those who have. Krugman https://t.co/tZACNQAW7j

"The pervasiveness of lies reflects the character of the man at the top," writes PaulKrugman https://t.co/zrkuMI4nvF

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Sergey Kislyak, Russian Envoy, Cultivated Powerful Network in U.S. NYT https://t.co/JEF6cZEHga

Moscow envoy at heart of very Washington scandal https://t.co/JF0T06R5Eg

Flynn, Sessions, etc.: This Is The Russian Ambassador Whom Trump’s Administration Kept Meeting https://t.co/r9rojYR22O

Sergey Kislyak, the Zelig of Trumpworld, strikes again https://t.co/nHNPqLKghb

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Jeff Sessions’s puzzling press conference: Doubletalk and open-ended answers lead to more unanswered questions. WP https://t.co/eRcxZJQa5A

Jeff Sessions Just Twisted Himself into a Pretzel: Don't expect this story to go away anytime soon. https://t.co/f8NaPqy2qf

‘Oh you meant THOSE Russians’: Twitter hammers Jeff Sessions after recusal press conference https://t.co/1RavOPdOry

Kislyak and Tell: What to Do With Jeff Sessions: Lock 'em up! Collins, NYT https://t.co/ovPr5zxHns

Trump's top rivals, Clinton and Cruz, steered clear of the Russians, as did most senators — why not Sessions? https://t.co/xixsn3RkIt

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Senator Cory Booker: AG Jeff Sessions 'eroded' trust in his office. | MSNBC https://t.co/JnQPKnahQW

Trump’s racist hypocrisy: Sessions scandal exposes double standard behind dog-whistle calls for law and order. https://t.co/UzRTbuyeec

Six times Jeff Sessions talked about perjury, access and recusal — when it involved the Clintons -WP https://t.co/6dPzoQxOql

Sessions has been AG for 22 days and it wasn't until reporters caught him that he recused himself. https://t.co/kIGX8duFY4

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By Jeff Sessions’s standard for lying under oath, Jeff Sessions lied under oath: https://t.co/IwO81XXmLi

Recusal is not enough for Jeff Sessions: What about his lies to Congress under oath? TP https://t.co/CR5PUcUF7g

Democrats to Jeff Sessions: Recusal is not enough MSNBC https://t.co/qAXDTRlrtW

Beyond Recusal: Jeff Sessions Needs to Go: His infractions are as serious as Flynn's. NYT https://t.co/VgN51mrvGw

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Mini-Recusal: AG Jeff Sessions Recuses Himself Only From Investigations Into Russian Election Interference. https://t.co/p0tC21ExSU

GM: So Sessions recusal doesn't cover all those Trump/Russia contacts and discussions after Election Day?

Maddow: Recusing himself only from campaign-related matters means he's not recusing from any (potential) investigation into Flynn lying to FBI?

Ari Melber: only a "partial recusal" because it only covers campaign period, ending on Election Day.

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NYT ED: Other Than Resigning, Jeff Sessions Had No Choice. Bring On the Independent Probe. https://t.co/EKiviGiWNB

NYT ED: Bring On the Special Prosecutor: Congress Republicans Are Compromised. https://t.co/hoEnWXf6Ov

Sessions's recusal gives senators powerful leverage to demand Russia special prosecutor https://t.co/nOVkryxL5L

Legal experts think Jeff Sessions is in a whole mess of trouble - Vox https://t.co/ZBskXbmGZt

DOJ spox says Sessions & his staff won’t be involved in discussions on appointing special prosecutor https://t.co/JMyZVBkBR2

Majority Rule Means the Power to Stop, Not Just Start, an Investigation. NYT https://t.co/k3NR4OeuwM

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Three Trump Associates Who Changed Their Story (viz. lied) on Russia. NYT https://t.co/02z64Ast9v

What are they hiding? This tortured answer epitomizes the White House’s Russia problem -WP https://t.co/RGryccBmP6

Despite early denials, growing list of Trump camp contacts with Russians haunts White House -WP https://t.co/5Q3Nu6C2kn

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Came In the Back Door: Kushner and Flynn Met With Russian Envoy in December, White House Says. NYT https://t.co/xlu4VmswpF

Kushner, Too: White House reveals another Flynn meeting with the Russian ambassador - Vox https://t.co/VVQ8wlwCFw

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Late-night hosts demolish Trump administration’s Russia denials, taking jabs at Jeff Sessions -WP https://t.co/cAYCvYXJEd

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