Numerically, Between the sealed indictment numbers of George Papadopoulos and Paul Manafort/Rick Gates, there are four more indictments pending before the D.C. Federal Court. Just what does this mean? Does it stand to reason that these four are in line with the others and are a part of the investigations led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller?
If you have not heard, Tony Podesta stepped down from the Podesta Group. They have been connected to Fusion GPS, the background hit group for hire that produced the Russian dossier. There is also a connection with Paul Manafort. Could Podesta Group of Tony Podesta be in these sealed indictments?
This information was a good catch by USA Today reporters. We will have to watch and wait for this one to turn over.
As Written By Allahpundit for Hot Air:
Another nice catch by a USA Today reporter to go with the one by Brad Heath in this post.
The floor is open, legal eagles. How much should we infer from the fact that there are four sealed indictments pending in D.C. federal court filed between George Papadopoulos’s document (#182) and the Paul Manafort/Rick Gates indictment (#201-B)?
U.S. District Court for D.C. has four sealed cases in its docket with case numbers between Papadopoulos’ (182) and Manafort’s (201). pic.twitter.com/zDKMY3qHM6
— Steve Reilly (@BySteveReilly) October 30, 2017
One obvious question is how common sealed indictments are. Reilly counted them up and found that roughly 60 of the 188 criminal casesfiled this year are currently sealed. One-third means any individual sealed case isn’t that uncommon. On the other hand, including the Papadopoulos and Manafort/Gates documents, this means there were no fewer than six sealed criminal cases filed in a 22-day span, starting with Papadopoulos on October 5 and ending with Manafort/Gates on ……..
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