Skip to comments.House Investigators Probe Trump Contact With Matthew Whitaker
Posted on 02/25/2019 8:07:12 PM PST by yesthatjallen
The House Judiciary Committee believes it has evidence that President Trump asked Matthew Whitaker, at the time the acting attorney general, whether Manhattan U.S. attorney Geoffrey Berman could regain control of his offices investigation into Mr. Trumps former lawyer and his real-estate business, according to people familiar with the matter.
Mr. Berman, a former law partner of Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani who in 2016 donated to the Trump campaign and whom the president personally interviewed for the U.S. attorney job, last year had recused himself from involvement in the matter. He didnt give a reason, but legal experts said his interim status at the time the probe began would have made his involvement appear improper. The investigation began as a probe of the business dealings of Michael Cohen, Mr. Trumps former lawyer, and has broadened to examine the Trump Organization.
Mr. Cohen on Wednesday is set to deliver public testimony for the first time before the House Oversight Committee, in which he is expected to talk about his decade of working for Mr. Trump and about the hush-money payments he arranged during the 2016 campaign to women who alleged sexual encounters with Mr. Trump. Mr. Cohen has pleaded guilty to charges including campaign-finance violations and lying to Congress, and last year he was sentenced to three years in prison.
Federal prosecutors have directly implicated the president in the payoff scheme, referring to him in court papers as Individual-1, alleging publicly what The Wall Street Journal previously had detailed in its reporting on those payments.
Mr. Trump has denied wrongdoing.
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'Asked' if he 'could' is a question not a direction to do anything.
apparently asking a question is illegal now.
The House Judiciary Committee believes...blah, blah, blah...
The House Of Representatives is controlled by the socialists.
I guess it needs to be investigated if the president actually speaks to somebody who reports to him.....l
How very concerning.
Did what he ask about become reality?
Nothing to see here.
These people are terrorists.
This has all the hallmarks of the Fake BS Gotcha reports with anonymous sources.
Fake BS News.
Mueller fizzles, they quickly need something else to claim there is a grand crime behind the Curtain.
We are always on the verge of the great indictment.
Like the Great Pumpkin.
What a stupid bunch of made up horse hockey. Trump could have asked Giuliani to ask his former law partner Berman this question and no one be the wiser-— IF he had even wanted to ask ANYONE this supposed question.
And IF he even DID ask ANYONE this question— which I highly doubt
Oh brother. . .here they are wasting the taxpayer’s money while criminals, disease, sex trafficking are rampantly coming into our country. . .an invasion of the United States of America.
Watch the Dems fail once again.
It’s the “Don” scenario. You if the Don wants someone whacked he only has to look displeased when the victims name is mentioned and bingo a hit is sanctioned.
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