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Politico Purports That POTUS Has Been Subpoenaed!

Has Mueller’s metaphorical “stealth mode” helped him secure his most daring maneuver so far?

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Thanks to the timing of the midterm elections, Special Counsel Robert Mueller has been even more shadow-y than usual in recent weeks, but that all could be turned on its head at a moment’s notice.

This spacious silence was no accident either, as the Justice Department tends to have a longstanding agreement to maintain the appearance of political neutrality when it comes to our electoral maneuvers.   This alleged impartiality may only exist in the realm of etiquette, however, as Mueller himself has been seemingly swamped with work during his time away from the spotlight.

Now, a series of events has led at least one Politico reporter to believe that Mueller has even gone so far as to subpoena the Commander in Chief himself.

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The evidence lies in obscure docket entries at the clerk’s office for the D.C. Circuit. Thanks to Politico’s Josh Gerstein and Darren Samuelsohn, we know that on August 16th (the day after Giuliani said he was almost finished with his memorandum, remember), a sealed grand jury case was initiated in the D.C. federal district court before Chief Judge Beryl A. Howell. We know that on September 19, Chief Judge Howell issued a ruling and 5 days later one of the parties appealed to the D.C. Circuit. And thanks to Politico’s reporting, we know that the special counsel’s office is involved (because the reporter overheard a conversation in the clerk’s office). We can further deduce that the special counsel prevailed in the district court below, and that the presumptive grand jury witness has frantically appealed that order and sought special treatment from the judges of the D.C. Circuit—often referred to as the “second-most important court in the land.”

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Nothing about the docket sheets, however, discloses the identity of the witness. Politico asked many of the known attorneys for Mueller witnesses—including Jay Sekulow, another Trump lawyer—and every one denied knowledge of the identity of the witness. (What, of course, would we expect a lawyer to say when asked about a proceeding the court has ordered sealed?)

Now for the juicy stuff:

The docket sheets give one final—but compelling—clue. When the witness lost the first time in the circuit court (before the quick round-trip to the district court), he unusually petitioned for rehearing en banc—meaning he thought his case was so important that it merited the very unusual action of convening all 10 of the D.C. Circuit judges to review the order. That is itself telling (this witness believes his case demands very special handling), but the order disposing of the petition is even more telling: President Trump’s sole appointee to that court, Gregory Katsas, recused himself.

Is Mueller springing a trap for the President for an upcoming moment, not far removed from the sacred midterms themselves?  Only time will tell.

 

 

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AOC Doesn’t Realize She Just Gave Trump A Ringing Endorsement, & It’s All About the Economy

Liberals are constantly making points…FOR CONSERVATIVES!

John Salvatore

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Ocasio-Cortez could become a regular cast member on SNL and would instantly be funnier than most of the women on that show. The embattled rookie lawkaker is just natually hilarious. She doesn’t even have to try. Check out her tweet about the auto workers strike. AOC doesn’t even realize what she said… Incredibly inspired by GM’s almost 50,000 workers for having the courage to strike for the dignified work they deserve. In a time of record profits, workers should prosper, not suffer. That’s why unions play a key role in an economy that works for everyone. Solidarity w/@UAW🌹 https://twitter.com/AOC/status/1173618604027318272?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1173618604027318272&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fdougp-3137%2F2019%2F09%2F16%2Fthanks-for-confirming-aoc-tweets-support-for-striking-gm-workers-admits-economy-is-booming%2F Reactions: LOL .. that Trump economy is giving them more hours to work. Workers love overtime dollars, unless they’re selfish leftists who think they are share holders in their own company & ungrateful for the job. https://twitter.com/WaskelweeWabbit/status/1173645696983097346?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1173645696983097346&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fdougp-3137%2F2019%2F09%2F16%2Fthanks-for-confirming-aoc-tweets-support-for-striking-gm-workers-admits-economy-is-booming%2F Wait did a Democrat just admit that the economy’s booming and not bordering on recession? https://twitter.com/Patriot_Musket/status/1173643976852697092?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1173643976852697092&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fdougp-3137%2F2019%2F09%2F16%2Fthanks-for-confirming-aoc-tweets-support-for-striking-gm-workers-admits-economy-is-booming%2F So a few points here…I read, “record profits.” Finally agree that the economy is prospering. Also, you’re pushing for a green new deal that I’m really curious what impact it would have on these peoples jobs? I’m sorry, but the hypocrisy runs far with your statement. https://twitter.com/castallcup/status/1173626973630812161?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1173626973630812161&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fdougp-3137%2F2019%2F09%2F16%2Fthanks-for-confirming-aoc-tweets-support-for-striking-gm-workers-admits-economy-is-booming%2F Good job! You admitted Trump has America’s economy booming! #YayYou https://twitter.com/CindyBTweets/status/1173637822428930048?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1173637822428930048&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fdougp-3137%2F2019%2F09%2F16%2Fthanks-for-confirming-aoc-tweets-support-for-striking-gm-workers-admits-economy-is-booming%2F H/T: Twitchy

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REVEALED: Trump’s Approval Rating Tracking Better Than Obama’s At Same Point (Details)

LOL – CLASSIC!

John Salvatore

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Democrats can continue to shout about how awesome Barack Obama was as president. They are simply lying to themselves but it obviously helps them sleep at night. What’s funny is that for how awful a human being Donald Trump is, his approval rating is looking pretty darn good when placed next to Barry’s. Ain’t that something? From Daily Wire: While President Donald Trump has continued to struggle in many national approval polls, according to the daily tracking poll produced by Rasmussen — one of the most reliable U.S. pollsters — after taking a dip in the polls, Trump’s back up to nearly his highest mark in the last two years — and tracking better than President Barack Obama at the same point in his presidency. Obama would go on to easily win re-election against Republican Mitt Romney, while early head-to-head polls indicate that Trump is going to have a steeper hill to climb. “The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Monday shows that 50% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance,” Rasmussen reports. “Forty-nine percent (49%) disapprove.” While Trump is +1 on overall approval, he’s still behind among those who feel “strongly” one way or the other. “The latest figures include 35% who Strongly Approve of the job Trump is doing and 41% who Strongly Disapprove,” Rasmussen notes. “This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -6.” Trump sent the following tweet: Thank you, working hard! #KAG2020 https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1173677124076613632?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1173677124076613632&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2F51844%2Ftrump-approval-climbs-tracks-better-obama-same-james-barrett There’s definitely something wrong with the 2020 Democrat “frontrunner” at this point. The guy is just not in control. He can’t remember the simplest details and he’s even starting to make stories up out of thin air. Heck, even David Axelrod called him out for being such a goof. But to not recall who was president before…

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