BREAKING: First Charges Filed in Mueller Trump-Russia Probe (LATEST UPDATES)

Here we go. CNN is reporting that the first charges have been filed in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.


Here’s more from CNN:

A federal grand jury in Washington, DC, on Friday approved the first charges in the investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller, according to sources briefed on the matter.

The charges are still sealed under orders from a federal judge. Plans were prepared Friday for anyone charged to be taken into custody as soon as Monday, the sources said. It is unclear what the charges are.

A spokesman for the special counsel’s office declined to comment.

We have to wait and see what the charges are and who they are against, but this is the big show.

Was it all fake news or are we about to find out something devastating? After the many new revelations this week, it’s anyone’s guess.

UPDATE: CNN says “we have a sense” of who it is.

UPDATE 20:50 10/27:


UPDATE 07:00 10/28:

Reuters confirms story through their own source.

A federal grand jury on Friday approved the first charges in the investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, a source briefed on the matter told Reuters.

The indictment was sealed under orders from a federal judge so it was not clear what the charges were or who the target was, the source said, adding that it could be unsealed as early as Monday.

UPDATE 08:32 10/28:
Sarah Sanders was claiming that the Mueller investigation was a waste of time and about to end in yesterday’s briefing, prior to the news breaking. So, you know, they did not know.


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