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Paul Manafort spent the day with special counsel Robert Mueller — did he implicate Don Jr?

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Politico reported Monday that former Donald Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort spent the day with special counsel Robert Mueller as part of striking a deal for the second trial.

The meeting took place in the Washington D.C. office where Manafort will be required to “fully, truthfully, completely, and forthrightly…in any and all matters as to which the government deems the cooperation relevant,” according to their agreement.

During an MSNBC discussion about the news, host Nicolle Wallace made a list of things that Manafort has first-hand knowledge of that will be important for the investigation.

“The Trump Tower meeting,” she began. “The [Republican Party] platform change, where it became pro-Putin, for the first time in GOP platform change history. An offer to brief a Russian oligarch. He’s been convicted of — he was convicted of eight felonies.”

Bloomberg reporter Tim O’Brien noted that it’s clear the wagons are circling Donald Trump Jr. and that it sounds like he might be the architect behind the infamous Trump Tower meeting.

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“There two things, the Trump Tower meeting, because that gets at whether or not in June of 2016 members of Trump’s campaign met with people who had compromising information on Hillary Clinton in an effort to tilt voters against her campaign,” he said. “That gets to things like fraud against the United States, et cetera. There’s a real problem.”

Wallace called it “the conspiracy” in the investigation.

“I think the president on some of the collusion and conspiracy stuff has less vulnerability than some people thought,” O’Brien said.

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Wallace noted that Trump’s friends explain it as him being too stupid to collude, though the law doesn’t create an “out” for such an excuse.

“I think all of the people in the campaign at that point didn’t think he was going to get elected, so, they were reckless,” O’Brien explained. “Trump is going to be protective of his son. He was the architect of that meeting… I think one of the things looming over the mystery of Trump’s affection for Vladimir Putin and Vladimir Putin’s desire to play Trump is were the Russians going to get concrete policy changes out of owning the Trump campaign and the Trump Administration in some way.”

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Jeffrey Epstein’s IT consultant reveals he saw girls who ‘couldn’t have more than 15 or 16’ on private island

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ABC News broke a story just after midnight Thursday about a former IT consultant of Jeffrey Epstein's who resigned because he couldn't take some of the things he was seeing on Epstein's private island compound.

The island, which has been called "pedophile island" by locals, had "topless women everywhere.

"There were photos of topless women everywhere," said contractor Steve Scully, who began working for Epstein in 1999 and continued for six years. "On his desk, in his office, in his bedroom."

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‘Names are going to start coming out’: New report says more elites will be exposed in the Epstein case — and ‘DC is on edge’

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Will other powerful people — presumably men — get taken down as a result of the sex trafficking case against Jeffrey Epstein?

That’s the hope of many closer followers of the story, but it’s far from clear what, if any, fallout there will be. Epstein’s connections to Presidents Bill Clinton and Donald Trump have raised suspicions about potential evidence of their wrongdoing, such suspicions remain unproven. Alan Dershowitz has already faced accusations of being involved in Epstein’s crimes, though he denies the charge vigorously.

But a new report from Vanity Fair’s Gabriel Sherman says that “DC is on edge” over the Epstein case, and any elites who have run in his circles could be involved. Dozens of girls, if not more, are believed to be involved in his alleged sex trafficking, and lawyers for some of the women who have accused Epstein are strongly suggesting that other high-profile figures will be implicated.

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‘It’s so un-American’: Internet scorches Trump supporters for racist chants of ‘Send her back!’

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The ignoble highlight of President Donald Trump's rally in Greenville, North Carolina on Wednesday was when his fans doubled down on his racist attacks on four Democratic congresswomen of color and targeted Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), chanting "Send her back! Send her back!"

Political commentators of all stripes were gobsmacked by the crowd's naked racism — and buried them in condemnation:

The crowd at Trump’s rally chanting “send her back” after the President viciously and dishonestly attacked Ilhan Omar is one of the most chilling and horrifying things I’ve ever seen in politics.

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