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Former Independent Counsel Whose Work Led to Clinton Impeachment Has Some Really Bad News for Trump

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Ken Starr has some really bad news for President Donald Trump. The former independent counsel whose investigation directly led to the impeachment of then-President Bill Clinton says, “I think the president can be indicted.”

Starr is no liberal lawyer. He served as President George H.W. Bush’s Solicitor General. John Roberts, now the U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice, was his deputy. In recent years, Starr served as the Chancellor of Baylor University, a private Christian university based in Waco, Texas.

“No one is above the law,” Starr told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” on Wednesday. “And so in my judgment the president can in fact be indicted,” he adds, as Mediaite reports.

Of course, nothing is ever easy – or definitive.

Starr warns, “we do not have an authoritative resolution on the issue.” And he says it “cannot happen, as I see it, under Justice Department policy that’s enforceable on Bob Mueller,” the special counsel investigating President Trump and Russia’s attack on the U.S. election.

Things can change.

And Starr also delivers more bad news for this president.

“The president is subject to subpoena,” Starr says.

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‘The Smoking Gun’: Legal Experts Stunned at Bombshell Report Implicating Trump in Cohen’s Federal Crime

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BuzzFeed News report published late Thursday night found that President Donald Trump has been implicated in Michael Cohen’s criminal lies to Congress. According to the report, Trump directed Cohen to lie about the 2016 Trump Tower Moscow negotiations, and Special Counsel Robert Mueller has evidence to prove it.

Given that Cohen has already pleaded guilty to this crime, legal experts argued that, if the report is accurate, it is devastating for the president.

RELATED: PRESIDENT TRUMP DIRECTED MICHAEL COHEN TO LIE TO CONGRESS: REPORT

 

 

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Looks Like Robert Mueller Could Be Getting Ready to Charge Roger Stone: Washington Post

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For the first time ever Special Counsel Robert Mueller has asked the House Intelligence Committee for a transcript. And that transcript is of testimony given by former Trump advisor and longtime Trump BFF Roger Stone, as the Washington Post reports.

The Post calls it “a sign that prosecutors could be moving to charge him with a crime.”

“The move suggests that the special counsel is moving to finalize his months-long investigation of Stone — a key part of Mueller’s inquiry into whether anyone in President Trump’s orbit coordinated with the Russians.”

Roger Stone “has given conflicting accounts about what prompted him to accurately predict during the 2016 race that WikiLeaks was going to unleash material that would hurt Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.”

Legal experts say Mueller may be getting ready to charge Stone.

“That suggests prosecutors are getting ready to bring a charge,” former federal prosecutor Glenn Kirschner told the Post. “Prosecutors can’t bring a charge without an original certified copy of the transcript that shows the witness lied.”

 

 

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