Intel sources: first big arrests in Donald Trump’s Russia scandal could come next week

Donald Trump dropped the “Mother of all Bombs” today in Afghanistan (source: CNBC), but it appears to have been a mere attempt at distracting from the mother of all bombshells. Reliable sources, who have proven themselves correct in the past, are now pointing to U.S. intel agencies working with the Attorney General of New York to begin imminently dismantling Trump’s inner circle. In fact the big major arrests may come as soon as next week.

The claim first came from @SheWhoVotes, a Twitter user who is also a Constitutional lawyer and has a solid track record. She tweeted today that she’s “Hearing from intelligence insiders that [New York State Attorney General Eric] Scheiderman is working closely with intel. They’re going to take out the entire three ring circus” (link). This was then quickly validated with the words “Fact check: true” by Louise Mensch, a former member of British Parliament who is now a political journalist, and whose inside sources have been consistently correct about the FISA warrants in the Trump-Russia investigation going back to last fall.

Mensch then added “First arrests maybe next week” (link). She also referenced the arrest of ten low level mafia figures in New York two weeks ago, who were not Russian, but whose crime family has alleged ties to both Donald Trump and the Russian mafia through Felix Sater; Palmer Report covered these arrests on March 28th (link). Two days later the FBI also descended on a casino with strong ties to Trump (link). And of course two days ago the FBI leaked that it’s been surveilling Carter Page since last summer, meaning it has recordings of everyone he conspired with, in what seemed to be a final warning shot to any Trump-Russia conspirators who want to cut a deal before the arrests begin.

There is also more directly tangible evidence that the State of New York is involved in the federal action against Donald Trump and his empire. On March 19th, the Wall Street Journal documented that NY AG Schneiderman had hired a close associate of former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara to specifically focus on Trump’s criminal behavior (link). So Donald Trump’s decision to drop a massive bomb in Afghanistan today may have been because he knows what’s coming as well. Contribute to Palmer Report

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  1. Marc Kroll on April 13, 2017 at 5:00 pm

    Ah, like music to my ears. Reading this site is the best part of my day.

    • DAB57 on April 16, 2017 at 5:48 am

      Yes such sweet music. One can only hope that this is true and not an inaccurate indication. That would be soul sinking. I have been waking every day waiting to see arrests, hoping that something is about to happen but to no avail. I hear news like this and my hopes are raised but then the waiting game becomes more of a waiting game, drawn out and seems to fade into the distance and out of sight.

  2. Joan on April 13, 2017 at 8:00 pm

    Please let it be so!

  3. Some Woman on April 13, 2017 at 9:32 pm

    Wonder how many bombs Mr Tangerine Man will drop before the bomb is dropped on him?

  4. Tim Griffith on April 14, 2017 at 12:22 am

    Thank you Bill Palmer! I’ve been following you for a while now and I’m surprised donnie hasn’t called you “Fake News” yet. I guess it’s because so far everything you’ve reported on happens. Anyway, thanks again, you’ve made my night.

    • Elyse Chiapello on April 14, 2017 at 8:08 am

      Maybe he doesn’t want to call attention to the Palmer Report.

  5. BBFleming on April 14, 2017 at 3:55 am

    Let’s cast the mini-series. What juicy roles these would be!

  6. TAllen on April 14, 2017 at 6:11 am

    Should be tracking their whereabouts by this time, restricting foreign travel, confiscating passports pending arrests, avoiding extradition mess, possible flight to Russian safety.

  7. Rob on April 14, 2017 at 6:42 am

    Thanks, Bill! At the end of all this, write a book called “I Was Always Saying It”!

  8. T. Hughes on April 14, 2017 at 7:09 am

    You’ve been raising my hopes so high, I fear it won’t actually happen! Please let it be so!

  9. Wendy on April 14, 2017 at 7:40 am

    With New York’s attorney general looking into potential crimes committed by Donald J. Trump along with the FBI who are working with him and then reading this article from 1998, combined with the unwillingness of our current Congress to pursue any kind of real investigation into whether or not our president is in violation of the oath he took on January 20, it makes sense that charges might be filed at the state level. Neither Trump nor Pence (as the next in line) has the authority to pardon state level convictions where Trump could pardon himself on federal charges. Nor can Trump pardon or be pardoned of impeachment. However, it doesn’t appear impeachment is likely in the near future because the current state of affairs is Party over All Else. However, if Congress were faced with having a president indicted, arrested and convicted at the state level but still sitting in the Oval Office, they could be persuaded to remove that president through impeachment since he would not be able to fulfill his duties. The constitution lays out rules on how to handle impeachment, but it also says that anything not covered in the Constitution is left to the states. So, a state could theoretically file charges and do what Congress won’t and they can’t stop them. Let’s hope that is the thinking here.

  10. Elyse Chiapello on April 14, 2017 at 8:09 am

    Bill – You make me feel all warm and fuzzy. Pray — let it be so!

  11. sheila johnson on April 14, 2017 at 9:49 am

    Please be soon ! We (the world) cant take any more bombs!!

  12. Rose Meade on April 14, 2017 at 10:44 am

    Thank you, Bill!! It’s so GREAT to finally hear some good news!! Just out of curiosity is Dirty Don raking any stock market money from having shares in this company who makes this bomb? Like he’s done with the other 57-60 bombs he dropped last week?

  13. Gus Smith on April 14, 2017 at 2:33 pm

    No disrespect! Your efforts are really appreciated. Why do we read these stories first on ‘non-main stream’ sites?

    • Bill Palmer on April 14, 2017 at 5:47 pm

      That’s a question to ask them 🙂

  14. Julie Borg on April 14, 2017 at 4:28 pm

    We can only hope!

  15. Jan Stephens on April 14, 2017 at 11:59 pm

    Who’s going to be arrested? Any of the main Russian players?

  16. Maddie on April 16, 2017 at 7:54 am

    So long, farewell, we’re glad to see him go.

  17. Harriet Soto on April 18, 2017 at 11:48 am

    What a great Country America, please let it happen..Take him and his pals away from us before he can do any more damage to our Nation. He has lied his entire life!!

  18. jeff ;am on April 22, 2017 at 2:19 pm

    Bill Palmer, who in the Russian/Trump link is likely to be charged and/or arrested? And how does any of it link to Trump? If you can’t prove Trump KNEW that Manafort or Page were trying to influence him while working for Putin, you don’t have complicity at the highest level. You have to have a connection to Trump…like a phone call with Trump actually saying “Okay, Paul, we’ll change the GOP Party Platform and remove the Ukraine part, but I want you to tell ‘your friends’ to keep those leaked emails coming.”
    Do you think Comey has that? And would Comey allow it to come out? Isn’t he one of Trump’s stooges, secretly?

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