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‘Other shoes to drop’: Ex-federal prosecutor says Mueller’s ‘very rare’ move this week shows something big is coming

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Former federal prosecutor Elie Honig this week said that the declaration by special counsel Robert Mueller’s office that it is too busy to comply with a request to unseal redacted documents suggests something big is in the works.

While appearing on CNN, Honig explained just how surprising it was to see Mueller’s team argue that it faced “the press of other work” and required “additional time to consult with the government” before unsealing the documents.

“When I was raised as a prosecutor, we were raised with the mantra, ‘The government is always ready,'” he said. “So even if a judge said to you, ‘You’re starting trial Monday,’ and you knew in your head there’s no way I can do it, you’d always say, ‘The government is always ready.’ So it is very rare to say we can’t get it done in time.”

Honig then speculated on the potential significance of what Mueller could be working on that is taking up so much time.

“It could be a report, it could be more charges,” he said. “I still think there’s other people, other shoes yet to drop, so they could be getting ready for that.”

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‘The president’s in major trouble’: CNN polling analyst reveals how Trump dug himself a massive hole for 2020

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President Donald Trump should be coasting to reelection given that unemployment is under four percent -- but poll after poll shows that the president is significantly down compared to prospective Democratic rivals.

In fact, polling data from the president's own reelection campaign leaked last week and showed him trailing former Vice President Joe Biden significantly in multiple key swing states, which infuriated the president and resulted in the firing of staff pollsters.

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WATCH: Financial reporter blows the lid off Trump’s decades-long scam to lie about his wealth

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Bombshell reports from the New York Times have found that President Donald Trump has lied about his wealth for decades now -- even during times when he was burning through cash and had trouble finding a bank willing to lend him money.

Financial reporter Jonathan Greenberg went on CNN Monday to expose just how Trump has kept the true status of his wealth a secret from the general public for decades.

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MSNBC guest ridicules Trump-fan Steve Cortes as possible Sarah Sanders replacement: ‘He’s a nut — have you seen him on TV?’

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Discussing the departure of Donald Trump's spokesperson Sarah Sanders from the White House, an MSNBC panel surveyed her possible replacements with one ridiculed for his appearances on TV defending the president.

Speaking with "AM Joy" fill-in host Jonathan Capehart, The Beat DC editor Tiffany Cross shot former Trump associate Stever Cortes -- a regular on CNN -- down as a possible candidate.

"There are names that are out there," Capehart suggested. "[Meliania Trump spokesperson] Stephanie Grisham and Hogan Gidley and Steve Cortes."

Pointing out that Grisham is the most likely contender, and the Trump would probably prefer a woman, Cross called out Cortes for his TV appearances.

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