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Here’s the most important line in Mueller’s Michael Flynn sentencing memo — and what it means for Trump

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CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin responded live on-air to special counsel Robert Mueller’s sentencing memo that suggested no prison time for former Trump aide Michael Flynn — and pointed out its larger implications.

During a panel discussion with host Anderson Cooper, Toobin pointed out that although Mueller noted Flynn’s “distinguished” background of military service, the special counsel also included what could be a caveat.

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“However, senior government leaders should be held to the highest standards,” Mueller wrote in the heavily-redacted memo.

“As we think about how Mueller is going to characterize what went on in the Trump White House, the fact that he is saying senior government leaders should be held to the highest standards — I would be a little nervous if I were the people involved in the obstruction of justice investigation, starting of course with the president of the United States,” the analyst said.

” I don’t think that is just filler,” Toobin added. I” think that is a statement of how Mueller is going to approach the remainder of his investigation as he starts thinking about the people in the White House.”

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‘He’s cooked’: Sam Donaldson warns Trump the Senate may vote to convict him after impeachment trial

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Veteran newsman Sam Donaldson on Monday evening told CNN viewers not to assume that Senate Republicans would refuse to remove President Donald Trump from office during an impeachment vote.

"Breaking news," CNN Don Lemon alerted. "A CNN source saying that the effort to pressure Ukraine for political help alarmed John Bolton so much that the told an aide to alert White House lawyers that Giuliani was a hand grenade who will blow everyone up. And a source familiar with Fiona Hill’s testimony says the former Russia adviser told lawmakers she was she saw wrongdoing in the Ukraine policy and reported it."

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Rudy Giuliani admits ‘Fraud Guarantee’ paid him $500,000 to work for indicted associate

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Rudy Giuliani admitted being paid a half a million dollars by an associate currently being held in federal custody, Reuters reported Monday.

"President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, was paid $500,000 for work he did for a company co-founded by the Ukrainian-American businessman arrested last week on campaign finance charges, Giuliani told Reuters on Monday. The businessman, Lev Parnas, is a close associate of Giuliani and was involved in his effort to investigate Trump’s political rival, former Vice President Joe Biden, who is a leading contender for the 2020 Democratic Party nomination," Reuters reported.

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John Bolton ripped Rudy Giuliani as a drug dealer and ‘hand grenade’: report

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Then-National Security Advisor John Bolton was reportedly shocked by the shadow foreign policy being conducted by Rudy Giuliani, a top former National Security Council official testified to Congress on Monday, The New York Times reports.

"The effort to pressure Ukraine for political help provoked a heated confrontation inside the White House last summer that so alarmed John R. Bolton, then the national security adviser, that he told an aide to alert White House lawyers, House investigators were told on Monday," the newspaper reported. "Mr. Bolton got into a sharp exchange on July 10 with Gordon D. Sondland, the Trump donor turned ambassador to the European Union, who was working with Rudolph W. Giuliani, the president’s personal lawyer, to press Ukraine to investigate Democrats, according to testimony provided to the investigators."

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