As reported as Breaking News tonight on the Rachel Maddow show, sources say Steve Bannon will “Tell ALL” to Robert Mueller. This is in spite of
asserting hiding behind “executive privilege” (at the insistence of White House Lawyers), when Bannon was testifying before the House Intelligence Committee today.
Here’s that breaking news …
Steve Bannon Will Tell All to Robert Mueller, Source Says
Trump’s one-time chief strategist and current frenemy may have been tight lipped with Congress. He won’t be that way with the special counsel.
by Betsy Woodruff, thedailybeast.com — 01.16.18 9:33 PM ET
Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon broke some bad news to House investigators on Tuesday, announcing that the White House has invoked executive privilege to keep him from answering many of their questions.
But executive privilege—the president’s right to keep certain information from the public so he can have frank conversations with aides—will not keep Steve Bannon from sharing information with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team, according to a person familiar with the situation.
“Mueller will hear everything Bannon has to say,” said the source, who is familiar with Bannon’s thinking.
If Bannon is as “transparent” (and truthful) with the Special Prosecutor, as he was with the ‘special’ White House book-researcher — here’s some of what we can expect Bannon to say …
Report: Mueller wants Bannon to testify in front of a grand jury on Trump-Russia
He’s already said some explosive things about the investigation.
Bannon opined to Michael Wolff, author of the explosive book Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, that Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting with a Russian lawyer in June 2016 in search of dirt on Hillary Clinton was “treasonous.”
He also speculated that then-candidate Trump was possibly involved in the meeting as well, and asserted that Jared Kushner was involved in some “greasy” business that could expose him to money laundering charges. (Trump responded to these allegations with a furious official White House statement denouncing Bannon.)
Bannon also reportedly told Wolff that Mueller’s probe into Trump-Russia could ultimately result in charges related to money laundering.
“This is all about money laundering. Mueller chose [senior prosecutor Andrew] Weissmann first and he is a money-laundering guy. Their path to fucking Trump goes right through [former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort, [Trump’s son] Don Jr and [Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser] Jared Kushner,” Bannon is quoted as saying. “It’s as plain as a hair on your face.”
Come on Indictments!
The nation can’t wait for the GOP Enablers to get their heads out of their CYA “cover stories” — and finally do right by the Constitution.
How much Dirt did it take for them to Impeach Bill Clinton?
Approximately 1/10th of the Dirt, that is commonly known about Trump NOW.
Here’s a Hint GOP: Trump’s Dirt isn’t ‘cute’ or ‘endearing’ — it is dangerous
— and getting more so, everyday you keep letting him get away with his ‘shtick’.