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Tue Oct 31, 2017, 10:45 AM

Papadopoulos's Pleas Deal Is Very, Very Bad News For Jeff Sessions

GEORGE PAPADOPOULOS’S PLEA DEAL IS VERY, VERY BAD NEWS FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL JEFF SESSIONS

During his confirmation process, Sessions was asked a key question by Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn.: “If there is any evidence that anyone affiliated with the Trump campaign communicated with the Russian government in the course of this campaign, what will you do?”

“Senator Franken, I’m not aware of any of those activities,” Sessions responded. “I have been called a surrogate at a time or two in that campaign and I didn’t have — did not have communications with the Russians, and I’m unable to comment on it.”

The question, however, was about Sessions’s knowledge of such communications, and we now know he was in a meeting in which they were discussed.


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MORE:
https://theintercept.com/2017/10/30/jeff-sessions-indictment-bad-news-for-attorney-general/



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Sessions likely knew that Papadopolous was brokering a deal with the Russians for dirt and apparently that was not an isolated incident.

SESSIONS: Let me state this clearly: I have never met with or had any conversations with any Russians or any foreign officials concerning any type of interference with any campaign or election. Further, I have no knowledge of any such conversations by anyone connected to the Trump campaign. I was your colleague in this body for 20 years, and the suggestion that I participated in any collusion or that I was aware of any collusion with the Russian government to hurt this country, which I have served with honor for over 35 years, or to undermine the integrity of our democratic process, is an appalling and detestable lie.


http://time.com/4816986/jeff-sessions-testimony-russia-transcript/

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Reply Papadopoulos's Pleas Deal Is Very, Very Bad News For Jeff Sessions (Original post)
kpete Oct 2017 OP
world wide wally Oct 2017 #1
malaise Oct 2017 #2
grantcart Oct 2017 #3
Gothmog Oct 2017 #4
calimary Oct 2017 #5
Louis1895 Oct 2017 #7
saidsimplesimon Oct 2017 #6
Hortensis Oct 2017 #8
L. Coyote Oct 2017 #9
Bernardo de La Paz Oct 2017 #11
Bernardo de La Paz Oct 2017 #10
L. Coyote Oct 2017 #14
ksoze Oct 2017 #15
L. Coyote Oct 2017 #17
ksoze Oct 2017 #12
Thor_MN Oct 2017 #13
blueinredohio Oct 2017 #16
milestogo Oct 2017 #18
Pachamama Nov 2017 #19

Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Oct 31, 2017, 10:59 AM

1. Did he mean a "deplorable" lie?

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Oct 31, 2017, 11:08 AM

3. yep

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Oct 31, 2017, 11:40 AM

4. How many times will be be seeing this picture in the future?

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Response to Gothmog (Reply #4)

Tue Oct 31, 2017, 01:20 PM

5. Hopefully multitudes of times! As many times as possible!

And let's not forget - Sessions is already on record as a LIAR.

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Response to Gothmog (Reply #4)

Tue Oct 31, 2017, 01:21 PM

7. Who are the other four men?

Four gentlemen are unlabeled. Do we know who they are?

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Oct 31, 2017, 01:20 PM

6. It is time.

Mr. Sessions is a bigot and unqualified for the office he holds. Impeach Sessions first, imo.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Oct 31, 2017, 01:24 PM

8. Sessions was caught lying during his confirmation hearings

before. Seems a good chance he'll be one of the criminals in the inner layers Mueller's team is working their way in to, though.

Unlike his own victims, if he ends up in prison it won't be for being an innocent who unfortunately crossed his path.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Oct 31, 2017, 01:41 PM

9. Will Sessions resign today? Or wait until tomorrow? He's burnt toast now.



Small wonder he was meeting with co-conspirator Trump.
They were either planning Trump's new Mueller Wall or an exit.
MAGA - - - - My Administration Got Arrested

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Response to L. Coyote (Reply #9)

Tue Oct 31, 2017, 01:46 PM

11. More Americans Guilty Again. . . . nt

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Oct 31, 2017, 01:45 PM

10. Papadopoulos reported to Clovis who reported to Sessions who lied under oath.


In his confession, Papadopoulos spells out that two Trump officials knew what he was doing and went along with it, making them criminally complicit. They’ve now been revealed as Manafort and Sam Clovis (link). Clovis may be the key here.

Sam Clovis was the direct supervisor of Papadopoulos, which is why Papadopoulos ran the collusion past Clovis. But the overall supervisor of the team in question was a guy named Jeff Sessions. It’s difficult to believe Clovis wouldn’t have turned around and run this collusion past Sessions before proceeding. In fact, Mueller is almost surely about to use Papadopoulos’s confession to nail Clovis, who based on his nature is likely to cut his own deal. That would involve giving up whoever he told.

This would mean Jeff Sessions isn’t merely a guy who had a series of suspicious meetings with the Russian Ambassador during the campaign and then lied about it. Instead, it would mean Sessions signed off on his campaign underling’s collusion with the Russian government. That would nail the Attorney General of the United States for one or more felonies.


http://www.palmerreport.com/opinion/prison-jeff-sessions-papa/5802/
Note: Clovis is the unqualified candidate for the Science position at US Agriculture and a climate-denier.

(Some of these emails were quoted in a Washington Post story this past August that first identified Clovis, Manafort and Gates as the campaign officials who sent and received them.)


https://www.yahoo.com/news/mueller-discloses-trump-campaign-aide-pled-guilty-lying-russian-contacts-181302597.html

Three days after Donald Trump named his campaign foreign policy team in March 2016, the youngest of the new advisers sent an email to seven campaign officials with the subject line: “Meeting with Russian Leadership - Including Putin.”

The adviser, George Papadopoulos, offered to set up “a meeting between us and the Russian leadership to discuss US-Russia ties under President Trump,” telling them his Russian contacts welcomed the opportunity, according to internal campaign emails read to The Washington Post.


https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-campaign-emails-show-aides-repeated-efforts-to-set-up-russia-meetings/2017/08/14/54d08da6-7dc2-11e7-83c7-5bd5460f0d7e_story.html

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Response to Bernardo de La Paz (Reply #10)

Tue Oct 31, 2017, 01:59 PM

14. Everyone in the room/photo was made aware and is complicit. YUUUGE bad news for them.

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Response to L. Coyote (Reply #14)

Tue Oct 31, 2017, 02:03 PM

15. Where is that stated all of them knew?

I think this was a staged PR meeting to show Trump has foreign policy advisors. I suspect this meeting was used for a PR shot and then they all fawned over Trump.

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Response to ksoze (Reply #15)

Tue Oct 31, 2017, 04:11 PM

17. Read the indictment.

Check out what Papadopolous said at the meeting.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Oct 31, 2017, 01:47 PM

12. That was a photo op at a campaign PR meeting

This was a PR meeting - I doubt ay Russia stuff was discussed. Unless Sessions is in email chains regarding he Russia stuff, I wouldn't start measuring him for striped PJ's yet.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Oct 31, 2017, 01:52 PM

13. I do believe he is dumb enough that he might not have known what they were talking about...

 

His parents probably never had to spell words to keep secrets from him, they just put him on the porch and gave him his banjo.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Oct 31, 2017, 04:06 PM

16. Lock him up

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Oct 31, 2017, 04:14 PM

18. Blue Smurf goes to prison.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Wed Nov 1, 2017, 10:34 AM

19. The indictment and Plea of Guilty by George Papadopoulos is a message to Sessions & Trump that they

...know what they did last summer....



I agree that Sessions had to know and participated in meetings where discussions of deals with Russians were discussed.

And he has lied and perjured himself multiple times and continues to....Who knows what else Sessions knows...and what Mueller now knows....now he and Trump can think and freak about that together....

How long before Jeff Sessions is either fired, resigns or flips and becomes a witness against Trump and even Pence to save himself?

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