Whitaker reigns in Mueller then President submits written answers

It appears that Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker has put a leash on Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

Whitaker is constraining Mueller’s probe after Asst Attorney General Rod Rosenstein broaden the scope through “special articles” addendum that allowed the investigation to go down many avenues not germane to original orders.

I am assuming this is why we got the news that President Trump handed over his written responses to Mueller’s questions.

Once Mueller sent the queries to the President’s attorney on the matter, Rudy Giuliani, the White House could get a sense of the sprawl and wanderings Mueller’s team was poking around.

That’s when Whitaker was brought in to reign in Mueller to focus on the original mandate of the Special Counsel.

We also learned last night that the House Oversight Subcommittee on Government Operations will hold hearings on Dec. 5th to get an update on a probe from US Attorney General John Huber and the Justice Department into the Clinton Foundation.

We have had no leaks from Huber’s team, so this could be a great insight into what the US Attorney has been able to uncover over the 10 months.

I also assume that ranking member Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) will recommend that the Senate panel take over this part of the probe, so it is not squashed come January when control of the House and its committees come under Democratic control.

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More NY political upheaval coming out of Allison Mack testimony

Sorry, went down a rabbit hole chasing some information that I could not stand up this morning and that’s why this post is late.

However, trust me on this, the Eric Schneiderman resignation will not be the last NYC-based resignation coming out of actress Allison Mack’s NXIVM probe as she sings like bird.

As Rudy Giuliani re-emerges on the Trump team, the body count of alleged corrupt politicians and law enforcement officials will begin to mount. These resignations will not be #MeToo in nature, but crimes even more heinous, along the lines of Mack’s human trafficking.

If I had to make an educated guess where these resignations or public outings will come from it would be the Federal Attorney’s office in Manhattan and possible Brooklyn.

Both Preet Bharara and Loretta Lynch formerly held the top positions in these offices and might have some information on why certain people were not charged with certain crimes for certain reasons. Hopefully that’s as clear as mud, but be certain people will have to answer for their actions.

I’ll leave it here for now, but will link to it when the story breaks in most likely the next week.