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A shocking Mueller prediction from a top legal analyst at Fox News: Trump Jr. is going to be indicted

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Fox News’ Judge Andrew Napolitano joined ABC News chief legal analyst Dan Abrams on his SiriusXM show on Wednesday to discuss the implications of special counsel Robert Mueller’s lenient sentencing memo for Michael Flynn, President Trump’s former campaign adviser and national security adviser.

This article was originally published at Salon

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“It’s a huge deal not for what’s in there, but for what is redacted,” Napolitano, a libertarian whose longtime friendship with Trump has not stopped him from criticizing the president, explained to Abrams.

“What is also significant is that Flynn became a cooperating witness a long time ago and the independent counsel, the special counsel reflects that, that he was present almost at the creation of our investigation and was able to guide us in certain areas. I have an idea what that other area may be because last week when Michael Cohen pleaded guilty, and we all in the media went crazy about it, something else that happened that nobody really paid much attention to. And that was a raid on the headquarters of Deutsche Bank in Germany gathering the loan documents for the past twenty years. Who was the principal financier of the Trump Organization for the past twenty years? Deutsche Bank.”

After adding that he is unsure that there is a define connection between the raid of Deutsche Bank and the Trump-Russia scandal, he said that in his opinion, “the president himself should be extremely uncomfortable about this not for his son or son-in-law as much as for himself.”

At that point, Abrams asked whether he thought there would be indictments of people in Trump’s circle.

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“Yes. I don’t know who, but I do know that Donald Jr. has told friends that he expects to be indicted,” Napolitano told Abrams. He added that although he expects Donald Trump Jr. to be indicted, as well as Jerome Corsi, he’s not sure about Jared Kushner or Roger Stone. Trump Jr. is the president’s son and Kushner is his son-in-law, while Corsi is a notorious right-wing conspiracy theorist and Stone is a political hatchet man who is alleged to have ties to Russia himself.

He hinted at as much back in August on Fox News:

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Napolitano wasn’t the only major American commentator who remarked on the number of redactions from the Mueller memo on Flynn. Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., who is the Ranking Member of the House Intelligence Committee, tweeted earlier this week that “the recommendation of no jail time for Flynn, apart from its obvious irony for the man who led chants of ‘lock her up,’ reflects both the timeliness and significance of his help. That most of the details are redacted signals he has given far more than we or the President may know.”

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Trump campaign mocked after unveiling new red hats: ‘Do you have arm bands as well?’

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President Donald Trump's 2016 "Make America Great Again" hats have been replaced with new "Keep America Great" hats.

Trump re-election campaign manager Brad Parscale modeled one of the hats on Twitter.

Here is some of what people were saying:

https://twitter.com/LazarusLeBaron/status/1165430924093165568

Here I made an arm band design for you pic.twitter.com/inTyqVi2wo

— Christopher Goodwin (@LazarusLeBaron) August 25, 2019

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‘This will not end well’: Far-right extremism expert warns of Trump’s intensifying authoritarianism

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An expert on the far-right in America warned of President Donald Trump's "genuinely dangerous levels" of authoritarianism on Saturday.

Author David Neiwert posted a long Twitter thread on the commander-in-chief's "Social Dominance Orientation" -- and warned it will not end well.

Neiwert is the author of the 2017 book Alt-America: The Rise of the Radical Right in the Age of Trump.

Here is the thread he posted:

https://twitter.com/DavidNeiwert/status/1165428067138846720

https://twitter.com/DavidNeiwert/status/1165428524808724480

https://twitter.com/DavidNeiwert/status/1165429018486702081

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Ilhan Omar trolls GOP lawmakers ‘losing their minds’ over sharing the House floor with three Muslim Democrats

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One of the first Muslim women elected to Congress trolled her GOP colleagues for "losing their minds" over the existence of three Muslims in the House of Representatives.

The three Muslims in Congress are Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) and Rep. André Carson (D-IN), with Omar and Tlaib being the first to Muslim women in the body

Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) worried about the "growing influence" during an appearance on a local radio station.

Intercept columnist Mehdi Hasan posted a link to the interview on Twitter, calling it "open bigotry."

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