You may want to sit down for this one. The Muller investigation has been gaining traction for months, but it looks as if the FBI director may be set to arrest the most high-profile suspects associated with the Russian probe thus far, in the very near future. These two suspects have incredibly close ties to the president. In fact, one of them is his own son. According to Claude Taylor, former Department of Justice official, Donald Trump Jr. and Jared Kushner are expected to be the next on Mueller’s checklist to be arrested.
Taylor has the credentials to make such statements, as he has served on multiple presidential campaigns, and was also a White House staffer under the Clinton Administration.
Howard Dean has also made similar statements, saying that Jared Kushner will be indicted for money laundering, in an interview with MSNBC:
‘I expect there’s a good likelihood Jared Kushner will be indicted for money laundering, and then we’re going to see how far this Russian involvement goes.’
Howard Dean, the former head of the Democratic National Committee, states at the end of the interview that Mueller will target the actual “Trump family” next. Newly released files have demonstrated that Jared Kushner accepted millions of dollars in funding from a Russian magnate in order to launch his tech startup company.
The Trump Administration is not in hot water; it’s in boiling hot water. Month after month seems to not only expose, but solidify another link between Trump’s associates and the Russian government. If Trump really did collude with the Russian government, it will soon be impossible for him to hide it. Mueller has been persistent in his pursuit of justice, as he tracked down links between Trump and the Russians.
The collective exchange between the Russians and the Trump administration has unfolded before America’s eyes after suspicions first arose that Trump never had the numbers to win the presidency. The fact that he wasn’t even close to winning the popular vote only added fuel to the fire, and encouraged suspicions that the Russians stepped in to sway the election in Trump’s favor.
Here we are, nearly a full year after he took office, watching as multiple members of his campaign plead guilty to charges such as making fraudulent statements to the FBI and conspiring against the US.
The first charges in the Mueller investigation were made when Paul Manafort and Rick Gates were charged for Money laundering among other charges. It was recently reported that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has upwards of 100,000 court files to use against Paul Manafort.
George Papadopolous admitted to lying to the FBI out of “loyalty to Trump.” Next, Mueller began to hone in on Donald Jr.’s involvement with a Russian lawyer whom he met with in order to receive dirt on Hillary Clinton that may have served to throw the election in Trump’s favor. Kushner also attended this meeting. Don Jr. himself even admitted that he’d communicated with WikiLeaks, an organization that’s been described as “pro-Russian,” when he released the entire exchange of Twitter direct messages he’d shared with the organization. Michael Flynn, Trump’s Ex-national security adviser, also leaded guilty to lying to the FBI.
The upcoming weeks will show whether or not Mueller truly has the evidence to arrest actual members of the Trump family.
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