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Robert Mueller Inches Closer To The President

Dec 10, 2018

What did he know and when did he know it?

Prosecutors from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team and the Southern District of New York on Friday afternoon came closer to answering these questions as they relate to President Trump and his campaign's interference in the 2016 election.

Federal prosecutors filed sentencing memos for Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort that offer new, if heavily redacted, details that confirm the president directed Michael Cohen to break campaign finance laws via hush money to Stormy Daniels and Karen McDoughal. We also learn the president directed Cohen to make contact with Russian nationals as early as 2015.  

The president thinks the new information "totally clears" him of wrongdoing. Most legal scholars say not so fast.

Today, we sort through the findings with a legal expert and save half of the show for your calls. How does this whole Trump thing end? How do you want it to end?

We all know how it went for Nixon when that question was asked about his involvement in Watergate in 1972. 

GUEST: 

  • Ryan Goodman - Founding co-editor-in-chief of Just Security. He is a professor of Law at New York University School of Law and served as former Special Counsel to the General Counsel of the Department of Defense

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Colin McEnroe and Chion Wolf contributed to this show.