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WATCH: Watergate lawyer John Dean nails the ‘interesting timing’ of latest FBI bombshell

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Watergate attorney John Dean on Thursday evening pointed out that CNN had “interesting” timing when releasing a report on the inner workings of the FBI during Donald Trump’s presidency.

Earlier in the evening the network reported that immediate aftermath of Donald Trump’s decision to fire former FBI director James Comey, the bureau “scrambled” to figure out what to do.

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Many senior Justice Department officials, including Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, thought that Trump needed to be “reined in,” two sources who spoke to CNN said.

As a result of those discussions, then-Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe opened an obstruction of justice investigation into Trump — before special counsel Robert Mueller was appointed.

Dean commented during the panel discussion that the the timing of the bombshell report “is interesting” because Comey is testifying before Congress tomorrow.

“These are questions that are just perfect to be asked under oath before the House Judiciary Committee,” he said.

“The timing of this is interesting,” he reiterated, “but it’s not surprising to me given the information Comey took back after his meetings, that the FBI would say, ‘we’ve got to open an .'”

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Ukraine begged Trump to raise issue of their captive sailors with Putin — he didn’t and Russia state TV gloated

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The ongoing impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump is being painted by Congress and the press against the backdrop of the ongoing war between Russia and the Ukraine.

As more and more sworn deposition transcripts are released, researchers are able to link up the testimony of events with real-time reactions, giving us a remarkable insight into the implications of foreign policy decisions.

Investigative journalist Julia Davis flagged one key part of testimony in the transcript released of the deposition by Ukraine embassy political officer David Holmes.

The transcript reveals Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the former federal prosecutor who chairs the House Intelligence Committee, interviewing Holmes about Ukraine's desperation to set up a meeting with Trump.

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‘Something nefarious going on’: Obama deputy chief of staff doesn’t buy White House claims on Trump’s health

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The deputy chief of staff for operations in the Obama administration broke down on Monday why the White House claims on President Donald Trump's surprise Saturday visit to Walter Reed Hospital.

Jim Messina, who also was the campaign manager for Barack Obama's 2012 re-election campaign, was interviewed Monday on MSNBC's "The Last Word" by anchor Lawrence O'Donnell.

O'Donnell noted the note the White House physician sent to White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham:

[caption id="attachment_1563602" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Memorandum from Dr. Sean Conley to Stephanie Grisham.[/caption]

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Trump doctor denies the president underwent any ‘neurologic evaluations’ at Walter Reed Hospital

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The physician to the president claimed that President Donald Trump did not undergo "neurologic" evaluations during a surprise visit to Walter Reed Hospital.

White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham released a picture of a memorandum from Dr. Sean Conley, which was printed on "Office of the Press Secretary" letterhead.

The memo was sent to Grisham.

On Saturday, Grisham had claimed the purpose of the visit was to conduct a "partial" physical. Dr. Conley referred to the visit as an "interim check up."

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