Ken Bensinger

Ken Bensinger


Reporter for @nytpolitics; author of "Red Card” - http://amzn.to/3IlLOfr - ken.bensinger@nytimes.com - DMs open; ask for Signal

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WILD: During the 1st trial, there was testimony that defendant Adam Fox smoked pot with a random lady while on a surveillance trip up north. Now one of the jurors in the 2nd trial turns out to be that lady's mother-in-law! "She was intoxicated"

"A supervisor in the department who asked to remain anonymous was advised by someone close to the sheriff that to maximize chances for a promotion, the supervisor should take Villanueva to lunch, buy her an expensive gift and ask her for career advice"

Remember the unmasking “scandal” around Gen Flynn? Turns out Trump’s probe found Obama officials didn’t seek to reveal his identity “for political purposes or other inappropriate reasons.” Now @JasonLeopold  and I have the previously unpublished receipts:

Here is the full copy of John Bash’s investigation for review:

The DOJ today announced it was distributing an additional $92 million in forfeitures to FIFA, Conmebol & Concacaf. This is money taken from those convicted of corrupting global ⚽️ in the long running corruption case.

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NEW: According to an FBI informant, the Michigan State Police allowed armed protesters into the Capitol in Lansing on April 30, 2020, at the specific request of the FBI, which wanted to "de-escalate" the situation.

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Kellye SoRelle, the GC of the Oath Keepers and one-time interim president of the group — & famous for her "Queer Eye" virtual background — has been charged with attempting to obstruct Congress and evidence tampering for her role in Jan 6. W/ @alanfeuer 

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Sidney Powell has raised at least $15 million since the 2020 election through her nonprofit Defending the Republic. Nobody knew where that cash was being spent. Until now Turns out she's has been funding the legal defense of the Oath Keepers. My story:

An undercover FBI agent promoted his bomb making abilities to targets of the Michigan kidnapping investigation by sharing videos of him blowing things up. When that didn't convince them, he offered to sell them explosives on credit, per a new filing in the case.

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Trump Winery files petition for even more foreign H-2 guest workers

In his request for bond Kelly Meggs, an Oath Keeper from Dunnellon, FL, claimed (through his lawyer) he should be released, in part, because "he had never served in the military nor has he undergone any paramilitary training." Newly surfaced evidence suggests otherwise THREAD

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