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Botany's Journal
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November 30, 2018

No more using the title "President Trump," from now on he is 'Individual 1'

'Individual 1': Trump emerges as a central subject of Mueller probe

Source: WAPO

By Carol D. Leonnig and Josh Dawsey November 29 at 7:56 PM

In two major developments this week, President Trump has been labeled in the parlance of criminal investigations as a major subject of interest, complete with an opaque legal code name: “Individual 1.”

New evidence from two separate fronts of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation casts fresh doubts on Trump’s version of key events involving Russia, signaling potential political and legal peril for the president. Investigators have now publicly cast Trump as a central figure of their probe into whether Trump’s campaign conspired with the Russian government during the 2016 campaign.

Together, the documents show investigators have evidence that Trump was in close contact with his lieutenants as they made outreach to both Russia and WikiLeaks — and that they tried to conceal the extent of their activities.

On Thursday, Trump’s longtime personal lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to lying to Congress when he insisted that Trump was not pursuing plans to build a Trump Tower in Moscow after January 2016, casting Trump’s repeated claims that he had no business interests in Russia in a new light. A draft special counsel document revealed Tuesday also indicates that prosecutors are closely scrutinizing Trump’s interactions with a longtime adviser, Roger Stone, as he was seeking information about WikiLeaks’ plans to release hacked Democratic emails.

Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/individual-1-trump-emerges-as-a-central-subject-of-mueller-probe/2018/11/29/e3968994-f3f7-11e8-80d0-f7e1948d55f4_story.html?utm_term=.a51e21fd6d47
November 30, 2018

Why wasn't a Trump development in Russia ever built?

Answer: Simply because the Russians mobsters, oligarchs, and connected thugs used the
Trump properties to launder their money and get it out of Russia so a Trump project in Russia
isn't much help to them.

OK I might be wrong but this makes sense to me.

November 30, 2018

Jill Wine Banks pin?

A couple dancing? Fred and Ginger?

November 29, 2018



Mueller’s indictments and guilty pleas alone demonstrate that there was collusion between the Trump team, WikiLeaks, and the Kremlin. As we wrote earlier this year, the hack and release of emails is a textbook study in collusion:

Russia stole the emails and alerted the Trump campaign that they had done so.
Russia gave those emails to WikiLeaks.
Corsi got information on how WikiLeaks planned to use the emails and passed it to Stone, who he knew was in regular contact with the Trump campaign.
In other words: Mueller has identified the conspiracy that facilitated collusion.


The Russians sent Manafort to the Trump campaign in order to act as a go between Wikileaks so Russia could
steal an election for Trump. (rough quote)
November 28, 2018

Here's what Paul Manafort was lying about--and it's the missing piece between Moscow and Trump

At the end of the month, two things happened: Trump met with his campaign team, where Papadopoulos discussed Russian help and the possibility of meeting with Putin. And Paul Manafort was hired by the Trump campaign


Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort held secret talks with Julian Assange inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London, and visited around the time he joined Trump’s campaign, the Guardian has been told.
The source for the story sets Manafort’s visit to Assange in March of 2016. Which puts Manafort’s visit, and his chairing of the Trump campaign, squarely in the middle of the Russian hacking effort.

This is what that period looked like when everything is put together: On February 29, Paul Manafort sent Trump a written “pitch” document explaining how he should direct the campaign. His pitch was backed by a recommendation from Roger Stone. The very next week, Trump senior campaign staffer Sam Clovis told the team that “good US-Russia relations” were a goal of the campaign. The week after that George Papadopoulos, fresh off hearing Clovis describe the campaign’s desire for good Russia relations, first met with the London-based “professor” who claimed to have Russia connections. That was all in March.

So was this: Russians begin a dedicated attempt to hack into the emails of more than 300 employees of the DNC, DCCC, and Clinton campaign using two large teams of specialists. They managed to penetrate the the emails of Clinton campaign chair John Podesta, stealing 50,000 emails through a phishing attack. Hackers gained another entrance to other accounts on the campaign that same week, and began sophisticated attacks on the security of servers at the DNC. That was in March.


If Paul Manafort was meeting with Julian Assange in March 2016, it shows that every part of the Russian plan, from stealing Democratic emails to distributing them through WikiLeaks, was planned in advance. And that the campaign chair of the Trump campaign was at the dead center of that plan.


Lock 'em up.

November 27, 2018

And guess who also visited Assange in the Ecuadorian embassy?

A separate internal document written by Ecuador’s Senain intelligence agency and seen
by the Guardian lists “Paul Manaford [sic]” as one of several well-known guests. It also
mentions “Russians”.


Lock 'em up.

November 26, 2018

Corsi: "They can put me in prison the rest of my life. I am not going to sign a lie."

Well, what did "they" all chant was it something like? "Lock 'em up."

Hardcover by Jerome Corsi
Where's the Birth Certificate?: The Case that Barack Obama is not Eligible to be President


November 25, 2018

Help please

A link to the story that the Saudis killed Khashoggi as a favor to Trump.

November 22, 2018

Tough day here ... my Dad fell and broke his hip.

But one good note is when they where asking ?s @ the hospital they asked him his name,
where he was, what year it was, and who is the President and @ 90 years old, retired
professor who @ one time worked @ the RNC headquarters he looked @ the nurse, and said
"I'm not happy with my answer but it is Trump." No President Trump and even no Mr. Trump
just Trump.

I don't know what things are gonna unfold but they are what they are and I'll do what I
can for my mother, the family, and my son, his bride to be and their baby.

BTW good thing I didn't start the turkey.

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