TRUMP LAWYER MICHAEL COHEN TO SENATE INTEL TODAY | MUELLER THREATENED MANAFORT WITH INDICTMENT | MANAFORT WIRETAPPED FOR YEARS BY US | ZAPAD IS FOR TO MAKE RUSSIA LOOKING STRONG VERY! | UDAY REALIZES THE CHARADE IS UP? KELLYANNE TOO? | MONEY CAN’T BUY TASTE

-----ON THE AGENDA-----   TRUMP LAWYER MICHAEL COHEN AT SENATE INTEL COMMITTEE CBS News reports, “President Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen is scheduled to appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday”. The Washington Post adds Cohen “served as an executive vice president of the Trump Organization from 2007 until earlier this year,” and “Former … Continue reading TRUMP LAWYER MICHAEL COHEN TO SENATE INTEL TODAY | MUELLER THREATENED MANAFORT WITH INDICTMENT | MANAFORT WIRETAPPED FOR YEARS BY US | ZAPAD IS FOR TO MAKE RUSSIA LOOKING STRONG VERY! | UDAY REALIZES THE CHARADE IS UP? KELLYANNE TOO? | MONEY CAN’T BUY TASTE

BANNON’S NO LENIN | U.S. CYBER COMMAND | U.S. EMBASSY MOSCOW SUSPENDS NON-IMMIGRANT VISAS | MATTIS TO UKRAINE SOON | MINSK MEETING FOR VOLKER + SURKOV | PUTIN IN CRIMEA | EIGHTH MAN AKHMETSHIN’S HARD CORE KREMLIN TIES | WIKILEAKS WANTS WH PRESS PASSES

-----BREAKING-----   TO THE DUSTBIN OF HISTORY, FAKE NEWS FAKER BANNON IS NO LENIN Nor is he as good as the Nazi Julius Streicher TRUMPISTAN WATCH has long compared him to. On Friday, POLITICO reported, “Steve Bannon, the populist firebrand who had become increasingly isolated in the West Wing, is out as President Donald Trump’s … Continue reading BANNON’S NO LENIN | U.S. CYBER COMMAND | U.S. EMBASSY MOSCOW SUSPENDS NON-IMMIGRANT VISAS | MATTIS TO UKRAINE SOON | MINSK MEETING FOR VOLKER + SURKOV | PUTIN IN CRIMEA | EIGHTH MAN AKHMETSHIN’S HARD CORE KREMLIN TIES | WIKILEAKS WANTS WH PRESS PASSES

NK, NYT + SUSPECT RUSSIAN DISINFO | TRUMP CAN’T CRITICIZE PUTIN + WHITE NATIONALISTS + THEY ARE LINKED | TRUMP CAMPAIGN AIDE WANTED TO ARRANGE PUTIN MEETING | MANAFORT + MORE RUSSIAN DIRTY MONEY | PENCE ANGLES TO BE 46 | VOLKER-SURKOV TO MEET | FIGHT HATE

-----BREAKING-----   LET’S TALK ABOUT NK, NYT + SUSPECT RUSSIAN DISINFO The New York Times reports – and there should be some pretty heavy quotations there – “North Korea’s success in testing an intercontinental ballistic missile that appears able to reach the United States was made possible by black-market purchases of powerful rocket engines probably … Continue reading NK, NYT + SUSPECT RUSSIAN DISINFO | TRUMP CAN’T CRITICIZE PUTIN + WHITE NATIONALISTS + THEY ARE LINKED | TRUMP CAMPAIGN AIDE WANTED TO ARRANGE PUTIN MEETING | MANAFORT + MORE RUSSIAN DIRTY MONEY | PENCE ANGLES TO BE 46 | VOLKER-SURKOV TO MEET | FIGHT HATE

TRUMP DEFENDS MCMASTER OF HIS DOMAIN | MUELLER + MULTIPLE GRAND JURIES | WHITE HOUSE ASKED TO HAND OVER FLYNN DOCS | DOJ WANTS TO PLUMB FOR LEAKS | WEAPONS FOR UKRAINE | CAPITALISM CONSENTS | EVERYONE IS A NAZI BUT THE NEO-NAZIS

-----BREAKING-----   MCMASTER OF HIS DOMAIN: TRUMP DEFENDS MCMASTER V DISINFO The Washington Examiner reports, “President Trump is defending White House national security adviser H.R. McMaster amid a steady drumbeat from conservatives,” and Russian disinformation, “who are calling on the president to fire him for alleged disloyalty.” The Washington Examiner cites “an unusual statement issued … Continue reading TRUMP DEFENDS MCMASTER OF HIS DOMAIN | MUELLER + MULTIPLE GRAND JURIES | WHITE HOUSE ASKED TO HAND OVER FLYNN DOCS | DOJ WANTS TO PLUMB FOR LEAKS | WEAPONS FOR UKRAINE | CAPITALISM CONSENTS | EVERYONE IS A NAZI BUT THE NEO-NAZIS

PENCE IN PODGORICA | TRUMP’S OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE UH OH, WHITE HOUSE LIKE OH, NO BIGGIE | SETH RICH RELATED LAWSUIT TARGETS FAUX NEWS FOX | TRUMP + T REX OPPOSE RUSSIA SANCTIONS | T REX TO MEET LAVROV AGAIN | WRAY CONFIRMED AS FBI DIRECTOR

-----ON THE AGENDA-----   PENCE ARRIVES IN MONTENEGRO AT END OF EASTERN EUROPE TRIP Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reports, “U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has arrived in Montenegro on the final leg of a tour of Eastern Europe.” He is in Podgorica, the most boring of the Balkan capitals “as a show of U.S. support … Continue reading PENCE IN PODGORICA | TRUMP’S OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE UH OH, WHITE HOUSE LIKE OH, NO BIGGIE | SETH RICH RELATED LAWSUIT TARGETS FAUX NEWS FOX | TRUMP + T REX OPPOSE RUSSIA SANCTIONS | T REX TO MEET LAVROV AGAIN | WRAY CONFIRMED AS FBI DIRECTOR

FUSION GPS IN FOCUS | TRUMP REPEATS RUSSIAN PROPAGANDA ON HILLARY + UKRAINE | WHY INVESTIGATING BARRON ISN’T A BAD THOUGHT | MANAFORT SUBPOENA DROPPED | ALFA BANK DOJ APPOINTEE CONFIRMATION HEARING | PURGES + SANCTIONS | ARMING UKRAINE

-----ON THE AGENDA-----   SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE SPOTLIGHT ON FUSION GPS The Washington Post reports, “On Wednesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee is set to finally hold the hearing that was derailed earlier this month by the unfolding scandal over a meeting between top Trump officials and a Russian lawyer.” The Washington Post adds, “When Chairman Charles E. … Continue reading FUSION GPS IN FOCUS | TRUMP REPEATS RUSSIAN PROPAGANDA ON HILLARY + UKRAINE | WHY INVESTIGATING BARRON ISN’T A BAD THOUGHT | MANAFORT SUBPOENA DROPPED | ALFA BANK DOJ APPOINTEE CONFIRMATION HEARING | PURGES + SANCTIONS | ARMING UKRAINE

OPEN RUSSIA CLOSED FOREVER IN RUSSIA | AWAKING AMERICANS | SCUMMY SAINT IVANKA DISCOVERS REFUGEES ARE PEOPLE | WHAT DOES GORKA DO? | PEN’S FISHY AWARD

-----BREAKING-----   OPEN RUSSIA CLOSED FOREVER, FOR NOW, IN RUSSIA Surprise! The New York Times reports, “The Russian government moved on Wednesday to defang efforts to stage antigovernment rallies this weekend by blacklisting the coordinator, Open Russia,” which was founded by Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the former head of Yukos Oil who had his assets seized and … Continue reading OPEN RUSSIA CLOSED FOREVER IN RUSSIA | AWAKING AMERICANS | SCUMMY SAINT IVANKA DISCOVERS REFUGEES ARE PEOPLE | WHAT DOES GORKA DO? | PEN’S FISHY AWARD