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Sep 21, 2018

This Week: Cohen Meets Mueller, Trump Goes After ‘Deep State’ Foes

It’s all happening. Former Trump fixer Michael Cohen has reportedly been spending hours in interviews with special counsel Robert Mueller, where they’ve talked about the President’s ties to Russia and any possible offers he’s made of a pardon. Cohen and his lawyer, Lanny Davis, sent out identical tweets about these talks on Thursday, applauding Cohen for voluntarily providing “critical information” to Mueller without a cooperation agreement in place. Another cooperating witness, former national security advisor Michael Flynn, has provided all the useful information he has to the special counsel team. A D.C. judge has set a December 18 date for his sentencing in federal court. Trump’s legal team is still trying to get a sense of the scope of the investigations into the President, and what dirt those once close to him could have divulged, according to the New York Times. Republicans, led by Trump, are in a rush to declassify and release troves of material related to the congressional…

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