Robert Mueller

Roger Stone Sentenced to 40 Months in Prison

Roger Stone, a longtime Republican operative and staunch ally of President Donald Trump, was sentenced Thursday to 40 months in prison in a case brought by Robert Mueller’s special counsel investigation.

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 20: Former advisor to U.S. President Donald Trump, Roger Stone, arrives at the E. Barrett Prettyman United States Courthouse, on February 20, 2020 in Washington, DC. Stone is due to be sentenced today after he was found guilty on seven felony counts of obstructing a congressional …

Dulis: The ‘Pee Tape’ Hoax Is Finally, Absolutely Dead. It’s Time to Brand the ‘Rushers’ Who Pushed It.

The 9/11 and Kenya conspiracy theorists each had their own nicknames: “Truthers” and “Birthers,” respectively. But the Russia fanatics have not received their own title — some call them “Russia truthers.” Not quite as snappy, nor was my go-to label for a while: “Birthers with Advanced Degrees.” So I’m proposing a new nickname for the Putin-obsessed: the “Rushers.”

(INSETS: David Corn, Daniel Goldman, James Comey, Ari Melber, Jonathan Chait, Rachel Maddow) MOSCOW, RUSSIA - DECEMBER 03: A souvenir shopkeeper displays Matryoshka dolls featuring Russian President Vladimir Putin and US presidents, including Donald Trump, on December 3, 2019 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Misha Friedman/Getty Images)

George Papadopoulos: Obama FBI Wiretapped Me Because ‘They Were Probably Spying on the Israelis’

“I think they were spying on rival presidential campaigns [and] on the Israelis,” said George Papadopoulos, author of Deep State Target: How I Got Caught in the Crosshairs of the Plot to Bring Down President Trump and Republican candidate for California’s 25th Congressional District, of the Obama administration’s FBI surveillance of himself and others linked to President Donald Trump’s first presidential campaign.

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 25: Former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos arrives at a closed-door hearing before the House Judiciary and Oversight Committee October 25, 2018 at Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol in Washington, DC. Papadopoulos, who pledged guilty for lying to investigators in the special counsel Robert Mueller …