Mueller To Hide Evidence Of Russian Meddling “For Public’s Own Good”

 Special Counsel Robert Mueller has vowed to permanently seal all evidence relating to alleged Russian meddling for the public’s own good.  In a last-ditch effort to stop flimsy evidence for a “Russian troll farm” being made public – Mueller has pleaded with a federal court to prevent the evidence from being released.

 Information Liberation reports: Mueller likely thought the “Russian troll farm” he indicted would never show up in court as they were all Russian nationals with no fear of extradition.


Not only did the accused firm, Concord Management and Consulting, hire two American lawyers to show up in court in DC and plead not guilty, but they started filing a host of discovery requests.

Mueller responded by requesting a delay in the case but his request was swiftly denied by U.S. District Court Judge Dabney Friedrich.

On Tuesday, Mueller asked judge Friedrich to keep all the supposed “evidence” he has against the troll farm secret, claiming Russia is still running “active ‘interference operations’ into U.S. elections” and showing the accused the evidence against them “could imperil ongoing investigations,” Bloomberg reports.

From Bloomberg, “Russia Keeps Meddling, Mueller Says in Bid to Guard Evidence“:

U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller warned that Russian intelligence services still have active “interference operations” into U.S. elections and that handing over certain evidence in a criminal case could imperil ongoing investigations.

Mueller on Tuesday asked a federal judge in Washington for an order to protect voluminous evidence sought by lawyers for Concord Management and Consulting LLC, one of three companies and 13 Russian nationals charged in a February indictment alleging election meddling via social media. Prosecutors have uncovered evidence of other individuals and entities who are “continuing to engage” in similar activities.

[…]Unauthorized disclosure of such evidence would help foreign intelligence services in Russia and elsewhere while undermining U.S. law enforcement and national security investigations, Mueller’s prosecutors wrote in Tuesday’s request for a protective order.

U.S. documents identify “sources, methods and techniques used to identify the foreign actors behind these interference operations,” Mueller wrote. Improper disclosure of that information would tip foreign intelligence services about how the U.S. operates and let them “adjust their conduct, thus undermining ongoing and future national security operations.”

Your honor, producing evidence of Russia’s trolling campaigns would endanger our “national security!”

If people learn of the B-tier memes they’re sharing on Facebook and Twitter it will destroy our democracy!

Prosecutors said they have gathered “unclassified but sensitive information that remains relevant to ongoing national security investigations and efforts to protect the integrity of future U.S. elections.” It includes the identities of cooperating individuals and companies, as well as links between the defendants, uncharged parties and foreign governments, that goes well beyond what prosecutors intend to disclose at trial, they wrote. They said they gave additional details to U.S. District Judge Dabney Friedrich under court seal.

Prosecutors asked Friedrich to bar any co-defendant of Concord from reviewing evidence until they appear in his courtroom to respond to the charges. They also want to regulate disclosure of “particularly sensitive material to foreign nationals” by first limiting it to U.S. lawyers for defendants.

Can it get any more obvious they have nothing?

Defense lawyers for Concord say they should be able to share evidence with [Concord’s Yevgeny] Prigozhin, but Mueller disagrees. “As long as Prigozhin chooses not to appear personally in front of this court, he is not entitled to review any discovery in this case,” the filing said.

[…]Under Mueller’s proposed plan, any foreign national who wants to disclose sensitive materials would have to go through a “firewall counsel” for the government, which would be separate from the prosecution team.

He’s just making up the rules as he goes.

Under these rules, the US can charge any foreigner they want with a crime and refuse to let them see the evidence against them unless they physically come to the US and show up in court.

Perhaps that could fly in a serious terrorism case, but this is a case about Russians sharing crappy memes like these on Facebook and Twitter to “influence our

https://yournewswire.com/mueller-hide-evidence-russian-meddling/



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MUELLER HAS NOTHING WHAT IS HE HIDING? NOTHING HE HAS WASTED MILLIONS

TIME WE EITHER GO TO DC AND DEMAND THEY SHUT IT DOWN AND THEN DEMAND NO DACA AMNESTY WE HAVE TO DO SOMETHING

UN-ELECTED BUREAUCRATS CANNOT GOVERN OUR NATION AND WE CANNOT ALLOW IT TO BE DESTROYED BY RYAN AND O/RINOS AND DEMS THRU IMMIGRATION OF ILLEGALS BILLIONS OF THEM OUR NATION WON'T EXIST AND THAT IS THEIR FINAL SOLUTION FOR US.    TIME TO END IT NOW.

Hi Bonnie,

 There are things to be exposed, forcing this system to work against them, time is ticking, against them. They see something coming, evidence. It may just start a media scandal all across the internet.

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Deep State Treason:  Former State Dept. Official Under Trump Tells China To Quit Negotiating Until Trump Is Removed In 2020

Deep state traitors no longer hide their deep hatred for the American people —

Mrs. Susan Thornton, the former acting assistant secretary of state in the Trump administration, told her Beijing audience to stop negotiating until President Trump is removed from office in 2020.

Until July 2018, she was Acting Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs at the Department of State and led East Asia policy making amid crises with North Korea, escalating trade tensions with China, and a fast-changing international environment.

The Conservative Treehouse and The South China Morning News reported:

A former official in the Trump administration has said that China can weather the storm brought by the trade war with the United States but might have to “keep steady, keep their heads down and wait” for change in the White House.

Susan Thornton, former acting assistant secretary of state to US President Donald Trump, told a gathering in Shanghai on Wednesday that she hoped a trade deal between the US and China could be concluded by next month.

But the reality was that it would “take a while” for China and the US to talk about cooperation again, Thornton, who in 20 years rose to become the US State Department’s chief negotiator for East Asia and Pacific affairs, told the South China Morning Post.

“I want to be optimistic,” said Thornton, whose 27-year career in Washington ended in July. “I tell all our foreign counterparts they should keep steady, keep their heads down and wait. [They should] try to not let anything change dramatically.”

“If this sceptical attitude towards talking diplomacy continues in this administration, you might have to wait till another administration,” Thornton said at an event held by National Committee of US-China relations and Shanghai’s American Chamber.

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