UDAY ON THE HILL | FACEBOOK SAYS RUSSIA’S INTERNET RESEARCH AGENCY BOUGHT ADS TO INFLUENCE + DIVIDE AMERICANS | PUTIN SAYS T REX FELL IN WITH A BAD CROWD | DARKNESS AT NUNES HEART OF DARKNESS | “DADDY CAN I GO WITH YOU?”

-----ON THE AGENDA-----   UDAY ON THE HILL Alas, something to look forward to! Hopefully some perp walk-like or lite photos of Uday being escorted by security through the Capitol will emerge to hold us over until the real thing materializes! CNN reports, “Donald Trump Jr. is headed for a staff-level interview with the Senate … Continue reading UDAY ON THE HILL | FACEBOOK SAYS RUSSIA’S INTERNET RESEARCH AGENCY BOUGHT ADS TO INFLUENCE + DIVIDE AMERICANS | PUTIN SAYS T REX FELL IN WITH A BAD CROWD | DARKNESS AT NUNES HEART OF DARKNESS | “DADDY CAN I GO WITH YOU?”

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

PENCE IN GEORGIA | TRUMP DICTATED UDAY’S BOGUS STATEMENT ON RUSSIAN MEETINGS | JARED SAYS TRUMP TOO DISORGANIZED TO COLLUDE | RNC TELLS STAFF SAVE ALL DOCS | PENTAGON PLAN TO ARM UKRAINE

-----ON THE AGENDA-----   PENCE ON TOUR IN EASTERN EUROPE ARRIVES IN GEORGIA Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reports, “U.S. Vice President Mike Pence conveyed a message of support from U.S. President Donald Trump to Georgian leaders at an official dinner in Tbilisi late on July 31. The United States stands with Georgia, Pence said, as … Continue reading PENCE IN GEORGIA | TRUMP DICTATED UDAY’S BOGUS STATEMENT ON RUSSIAN MEETINGS | JARED SAYS TRUMP TOO DISORGANIZED TO COLLUDE | RNC TELLS STAFF SAVE ALL DOCS | PENTAGON PLAN TO ARM UKRAINE

PENCE IN EAST EURO | PRELUDE TO A SLAUGHTER | WHITE HOUSE SURVIVOR: REINCE SASHAYS AWAY, KELLY IN, MCMASTER ON THE ROCKS | BEWARE THE BACK DOOR TO REMOVING SANCTIONS | RUSSIA RETALIATES + RESTRICTS THE INTERNET | PROFILES OF KEY PLAYERS

-----ON THE AGENDA-----   PENCE KICKS OFF EASTERN EUROPE TOUR The AP reports, “Vice President Mike Pence visits three countries in Russia's neighborhood,” in order “to signal support for them and NATO while drawing a line against aggression.” According to the AP, “Pence's mission will be encouraging those countries to continue to ally with the … Continue reading PENCE IN EAST EURO | PRELUDE TO A SLAUGHTER | WHITE HOUSE SURVIVOR: REINCE SASHAYS AWAY, KELLY IN, MCMASTER ON THE ROCKS | BEWARE THE BACK DOOR TO REMOVING SANCTIONS | RUSSIA RETALIATES + RESTRICTS THE INTERNET | PROFILES OF KEY PLAYERS

TRUMP BANS TRANSGENDERS IN THE MILITARY VIA TWITTER | FIRTASH A BRIBING, MAFIA-CONNECTED, DOJ SAYS | PERRY PRANKED | WHO KNOWS WHERE T REX IS? | NEXT BENGHAZI | KASPERSKY’S FREE MALWARE | PROPAGANDISTS, TROLLS + A NEW TRUMPENFUHRERJUGEND OATH

-----ON THE AGENDA-----   BILL BROWDER BEFORE SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE CNN reports, “The Senate judiciary committee dug into questions of Russia's interference in the US elections Wednesday -- but delayed hearing from one of its key witnesses,” Bill Browder, “amid a procedural row spurred by the continuing health care fight in the Senate.” According to … Continue reading TRUMP BANS TRANSGENDERS IN THE MILITARY VIA TWITTER | FIRTASH A BRIBING, MAFIA-CONNECTED, DOJ SAYS | PERRY PRANKED | WHO KNOWS WHERE T REX IS? | NEXT BENGHAZI | KASPERSKY’S FREE MALWARE | PROPAGANDISTS, TROLLS + A NEW TRUMPENFUHRERJUGEND OATH

JARED SPEAKS – NO HE RELEASES A *STATEMENT* | UDAY’S LADY LAWYER FRIEND IS ALSO FSB’S LAWYER | EIGHTH MAN’S FSB TIES | SESSIONS TALKED CAMPAIGN WITH KISLYAK | FLYNN BACK IN BIZ | SPICER RESIGNS | SANCTIONS ARE ON | CHINESE IN THE BALTIC SEA

-----BREAKING-----   JARED SPEAKS – SORT OF, OK HE RELEASED A STATEMENT The Washington Post reports, “Jared Kushner, President Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law, plans to detail four meetings,” while denying “any improper contacts or collusion in testimony to a congressional panel on Monday.” According to the Washington Post, “Kushner defends his interactions with Russian Ambassador … Continue reading JARED SPEAKS – NO HE RELEASES A *STATEMENT* | UDAY’S LADY LAWYER FRIEND IS ALSO FSB’S LAWYER | EIGHTH MAN’S FSB TIES | SESSIONS TALKED CAMPAIGN WITH KISLYAK | FLYNN BACK IN BIZ | SPICER RESIGNS | SANCTIONS ARE ON | CHINESE IN THE BALTIC SEA