After Bolton had said in another segment that the Mueller GRU indictment was good for Trump here is Maria Butina’s attorney in the DC arrest, unaware that his client was going to be arrested in just hours.
Donald Trump’s return to Scotland caused me to take another look at the Trump Campaign’s financial activity in the period of May to August 2016. Trump suddenly went to Scotland June 23, 2016. I Tweeted at the time he was meeting his Russian handlers.
As I laid out in yesterday’s Twitter thread of my 2016 posts, Trump was desperate for money. Then suddenly he got a load of cash. What I didn’t know was that the money that Trump got wasn’t from a few large donors but was originally reported to be from a large number of small donors. It was compared to how Bernie was operating. Here is the August NY Times story on it.
When I found the NY Times article yesterday it made me think of Smurfs. It’s one of the ways the drug cartels move money. Lots of small cash aggregators to move lots of money. Billions.
Then today, Rachel Maddow serendipitously showed a photo from today’s Congressional embarrassment of the Peter Strzok hearing, and said “oh there he is” or something to that effect pointing out the obscure photo of Richard Penedo who pled out quietly in February.