“Beyond the surprise twist in the Manafort case, a number of signs in recent weeks indicate that Mueller might be moving toward further indictments—and perhaps even some big ones, an end-of-year denouement.” Garrett Graff in Wired: Robert Mueller’s Endgame May Be In Sight.

+ Trump’s tweets seem to suggest the same thing as he’s now describing the Mueller investigation as “our Joseph McCarthy Era!” (It’s worth noting that Trump was a disciple of Roy Cohn — Joseph McCarthy’s chief counsel and right hand man — until Cohn got AIDS; then Trump largely abandoned their relationship.)

+ Manafort’s Lawyer Said to Brief Trump Attorneys on What He Told Mueller.