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CNN legal analyst predicts Manafort will flip on Trump: ‘His case is nearly indefensible’

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Former federal prosecutor Jeffrey Toobin was surprised that lawyers for President Donald Trump were happy with news that special counsel Robert Mueller has identified the commander in chief as a subject of FBI investigation.

“In federal law enforcement, there are three categories of witnesses,” Toobin, a CNN legal analyst, explained to Anderson Cooper.

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“There are targets, who are almost certainly going to be charged, going to be indicted,” Toobin continued. “There are witnesses, who are just people whose information is of value to the prosecutors.”

“And in between the two, there is something called the subject, that is someone who is under investigation but who may or may not be charged,” he explained. “Trump is a subject and I don’t think that is particularly good news for him.”

“It is a big deal to be under criminal investigation by the FBI, particularly if the you are the President of the United States,” Toobin concluded. “This has been implicit in what the Mueller investigation has been doing. But this confirmation, that the president is under criminal investigation, that is a profound thing to think about.”

Toobin also thinks former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort may be close to flipping and cooperating with the special counsel investigation.

“He is in desperate legal trouble,” Toobin observed. “Now that his right hand man, Gates, has pleaded guilty and cooperate against him, I think his case is nearly indefensible.”

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“And I just think the walls are closing in on Manafort, where he’s really in an untenable legal position,” Toobin concluded.

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‘Why do we need camo in space’: Trump’s Space Force ridiculed for woodland camouflage uniforms

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On Friday, the United States Space Force released an image of their new uniforms on Twitter.

The image shows a Battle Dress Uniform (BDU) for a four-star general in a woodland camouflage pattern, with a matching camo nametape.

https://twitter.com/SpaceForceDoD/status/1218335200964464650

However, many people were confused as to why the Space Force would use uniforms designed to blend in on earth.

Here's some of what people were saying:

https://twitter.com/PostCultRev/status/1218351691021484032

Sorry for the question but why do we need camo in space?

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BUSTED: National Archives caught doctoring exhibit to remove criticism of President Trump from women

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The National Archives were caught editing an artifact from the Trump administration to remove criticism of the president, according to a bombshell new report in The Washington Post.

The newspaper reported on a "large color photograph" at the National Archives exhibit marking the centennial of women's suffrage.

"The 49-by-69-inch photograph is a powerful display. Viewed from one perspective, it shows the 2017 march. Viewed from another angle, it shifts to show a 1913 black-and-white image of a women’s suffrage march also on Pennsylvania Avenue. The display links momentous demonstrations for women’s rights more than a century apart on the same stretch of pavement. But a closer look reveals a different story," the newspaper noted.

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Dershowitz is running a ‘bizarro defense’ of Trump: Harvard Law colleague says ‘Alan is just completely wacko’

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Two of the most famous names associated with Harvard Law School had competing appearances on MSNBC on Friday.

It began when Alan Dershowitz, a professor emeritus, was interviewed MSNBC chief legal correspondent Ari Melber about his new role officially representing President Donald Trump during the Senate impeachment trial.

Dershowitz claimed that neither abuse of power nor obstruction of Congress count as "high crimes" under the constitution.

Professor Alan Dershowitz, who has also been associated with Harvard Law for five decades, was asked about Dershowitz's argument during an interview with Chris Hayes.

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