Outgoing FBI Director Robert Mueller (L) reacts to a standing ovation from the audience, Deputy U.S. Attorney General James Cole (C) and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder (R) during Mueller's farewell ceremony at the Justice Department in Washington, August 1, 2013. On Monday the U.S. Senate confirmed former Deputy Attorney General James Comey to replace Mueller, who has led the bureau since shortly before the September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW) … [Read more...] about Robert Mueller preparing end game for Russia investigation
End the game
The day before the result is announced is a chance for a bit of a break from the election circus for candidates and the press as both campaigning and publishing polls aren't allowed by French law. The official campaign ends at midnight on Friday and any French media caught publishing polls after that would be slapped with a €75,000 fine. … [Read more...] about French presidential election race enters end game, so what happens now?
Inside the White House on Friday after the plea, the mood was "oddly calm," said one Republican in frequent touch with officials there. A number of people had expected some sort of agreement, and Trump's legal team recognized it couldn't control Manafort's desire to avoid a second trial after being convicted on eight of 18 counts in a related case in Virginia last month. … [Read more...] about With Manafort plea, Mueller probe draws closer to its end game
Weekly Standard editor-at-large and conservative commentator Bill Kristol on CNN Monday said the FBI’s raiding of Trump attorney Michael Cohen’s office, “shows that we are very close to the end game,” of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. … [Read more...] about Kristol: FBI Raid of Cohen’s Office ‘Is War’
Nothing compared, though, to the 1987 collapse against the Islanders. With the NHL adopting a best-of-seven format for the divisional semifinals, the Capitals watched a 3-1 series lead evolve into a seven-game defeat. The season ended in devastating fashion with Washington losing Game 7 at home in quadruple overtime in a game that would become known as the Easter Epic. It was heartbreak for the franchise and its increasingly-suffering fan base. … [Read more...] about 30 years later: Remembering Dale Hunter’s Game 7 overtime winner