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House Dems hire veteran prosecutor who battled the Russian mob as they ramp up Trump investigations

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House Democrats have hired a former Manhattan prosecutor that specialized in Russian organized crime for their investigation into President Donald Trump.

The New Yorker‘s Jeffrey Toobin reported Tuesday that House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) has hired Daniel Goldman, a former Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, to lead the panel’s investigations.

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Goldman, Toobin noted, “convicted individuals associated with Russian organized crime of securities fraud and health-care fraud, and convicted leading figures in the Genovese crime family of racketeering and murder.”

The prosecutor’s hiring “comes amid a flurry of investigative activity” by House Democrats, the columnist wrote, noting that Schiff and House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) are coordinating an investigation into Trump’s relationship with Deutsche Bank.

Additionally, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) on Monday revealed that the committee “demanded testimony and documents from eighty-one people and entities close to Trump relating to the issues of obstruction of justice and abuse of power,” Toobin wrote.

“All of these investigations appear to be much closer to the beginnings of their efforts than their ends,” he concluded.

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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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