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Vidal

(642 posts)
Mon Feb 19, 2018, 12:36 PM Feb 2018

Robert Mueller has even more aces up his sleeve than we thought

Source: Palmer Report

"We all knew that Mueller arrested Rick Gates along with Paul Manafort because he was hoping to get Gates to flip on Manafort, so that Manafort would flip on Trump. And frankly, this was always going to work. Gates is broke and couldn’t afford to mount the kind of sophisticated legal defense team required to have a snowball’s chance at beating money laundering charges. So of course Gates flipped in the end. Manafort will flip too, because his high priced attorneys can’t save him now that his longtime business partner Gates is testifying against him.


But no one saw Mueller indicting the Russians for conspiring to rig the election in Trump’s favor. Especially not right now, when Mueller had us all believing that his next step was to bring the obstruction of justice case against Trump. This was a strategic kick in Trump’s groin to weaken him politically before bringing the legal hammer down on him. It’s the kind of moment that makes you glad Mueller is on our side, and makes you hope that Mueller never comes after you for anything.


As of now, Robert Mueller is simultaneously hammering away at Donald Trump from the obstruction of justice angle that’s in focus of late, the Gates-Manafort Russian money laundering angle that we’ve just been reminded has always been in plain sight, and the election rigging conspiracy angle that no one saw coming. And this is just the stuff we know about. If he has aces up his sleeve as mischievous as the Russia indictments, he clearly has more aces to play that we didn’t know he even had."


http://www.palmerreport.com/analysis/more-aces-robert-mueller/8016/

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Robert Mueller has even more aces up his sleeve than we thought (Original Post) Vidal Feb 2018 OP
Palmer JI7 Feb 2018 #1
Meh. The Palmer Report. The Velveteen Ocelot Feb 2018 #2
In my opinion Iliyah Feb 2018 #3
Palmer Report is super unreliable. Dr Hobbitstein Feb 2018 #4
Palmer Report again. Christ, they had trump and sons behind bars months ago. Hoyt Feb 2018 #5
go away Palmer already jodymarie aimee Feb 2018 #6
Palmer report????? Botany Feb 2018 #7
Because I like to be consistent DVRacer Feb 2018 #8
Palmer's analysis is rather obvious PJMcK Feb 2018 #9
OFFS, Palmer report.. denbot Feb 2018 #10
Palmer is not a reliable source of news. Rainbow Droid Feb 2018 #11

Iliyah

(25,111 posts)
3. In my opinion
Mon Feb 19, 2018, 12:43 PM
Feb 2018

I think Mueller already have evidence to indict t-rump, his family and many others involved. I think he's making a iron clad case. Flipping Gates is additional icing on the dessert.

 

Hoyt

(54,770 posts)
5. Palmer Report again. Christ, they had trump and sons behind bars months ago.
Mon Feb 19, 2018, 12:47 PM
Feb 2018

Yeah, no one saw Mueller indicting Ruskies because no one knows what he's doing, especially these losers.

DVRacer

(689 posts)
8. Because I like to be consistent
Mon Feb 19, 2018, 01:13 PM
Feb 2018

“ Gates is broke and couldn’t afford to mount the kind of sophisticated legal defense team required to have a snowball’s chance at beating money laundering charges.”

This sickens me, the amount of money someone has should not determine the level of justice they will receive. I understand this is a different type of case to most. I’m still drawn back to the 17 year old in NYC that spent three years in Rikers due to a bogus charge because he couldn’t afford a proper defense and the state conducted prosecutorial misconduct. He later committed suicide once released due to PTSD from spending most of the time in solitary confinement.

All defendants are inoccent until proven guilty and with the resources the government has at their disposal all should be given a proper defense.

Now I am not saying that he is not guilty but a proper defense should be available to all. No one should have to accept a plea deal because a prosecutor can overwhelm them in legal fees.

PJMcK

(21,744 posts)
9. Palmer's analysis is rather obvious
Mon Feb 19, 2018, 01:14 PM
Feb 2018

He seems to think the Russian indictments were a surprise. He seems kind of like Trump when he suggests that just because he's surprised no one else thought of this step.

Mr. Mueller is going after everyone for everything. He is relentless. And smart.

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