Have they left a horse’s head in Manafort’s bed, yet? Sent him an envelope with pictures of his kids going to school? Why is Jeff Sessions supporting these kinds of police state tactics?
Federal investigators sought cooperation from Paul Manafort’s son-in-law in an effort to increase pressure on President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, according to three people familiar with the probe.
Investigators approached Jeffrey Yohai, who has partnered in business deals with Manafort, earlier this summer, setting off “real waves” in Manafort’s orbit, one of these people said. Another of these people said investigators are trying to get “into Manafort’s head.”
Manafort, who is a focus of the broad federal and congressional investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential campaign, is also under investigation for his business and real estate transactions, including some that involve Yohai.
That probe has accelerated in recent weeks, according to one of the people familiar with it.
FBI agents conducted an early morning raid last month on Manafort’s home in Alexandria, Virginia, rousing him from sleep and seizing reams of material.
At this point, I would not be satisfied by the firing of Mueller and the winding down of the investigation; Mueller himself needs to be investigated.