Prosecutors Admit Error in Charges Against Russian Spy

Federal prosecutors said yesterday they have misunderstood text messages sent by a Russian national that indicated that she traded romantic relationships for access to a major U.S. gun rights organization. The case is likely to stand notwithstanding, but the error still threatens to undermine the picture of an international spy operation the U.S. government has […]

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George Papadopoulos Sentenced in Russia Case

Former Trump foreign policy aide George Papadopoulos was sentenced today to fourteen days in prison for lying to investigators about the role he played in the collusion effort during the 2016 campaign. Papadopoulos had been charged with lying to the FBI about contact with Russian individuals. In addition to the jail time, Papadopoulos will also […]

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Trump Attacks Bloomberg for Leaking Off-the-Record Comments

President Donald Trump has accused Bloomberg of leaking comments he made during an interview with the publication last week. He says the comments were off-the-record. The president wrote about the incident on Twitter. “Still can’t believe that Bloomberg violated a firm OFF THE RECORD statement. Will they put out an apology?” the president wrote. The […]

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Relationship Between Trump and Attorney General Sessions Near Breaking Point

President Trump criticized Attorney General Jeff Sessions harshly today on Twitter, attacking him for not investigating Mr. Trump’s political enemies and for what the President calls a double standard in the prosecution of corruption. “’Department of Justice will not be improperly influenced by political considerations.’ Jeff, this is GREAT, what everyone wants, so look into […]

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Former Trump Campaign Chairman Found Guilty on 8 Counts

Paul Manafort, onetime chairman of the Trump campaign, was found guilty of eight felony counts Tuesday. He was facing eighteen counts on a bevy of charges including tax evasion, bank fraud and lying to the FBI. The jury failed to reach a verdict in ten counts and Judge T.S. Ellis declared a mistrial on those. […]

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Former Lawyer Pleads Guilty, Implicates President Trump in Illegal Campaign Contribution

Michael Cohen, Donald Trump’s longtime personal attorney, pleaded guilty to eight criminal counts in a federal court in Manhattan today. The charges include tax evasion, making false statements to a financial institution and making illegal campaign contributions. In his plea deal, the longtime fixer implicated his former boss. “On or about October 27, 2016, Michael […]

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Manigault Newman Has “Treasure Trove” of Evidence She Says

The escalating feud between onetime top presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman and the Trump White House took another turn yesterday, when Manigault Newman suggested that she has a cache of videos, emails and text messages, as well as other evidence supporting the claims she makes in her new tell-all book about the Trump White House. […]

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President Trump Revokes Security Clearance From Former CIA Director

President Trump announced yesterday that he has revoked the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan. The announcement was made from the White House Briefing Room, where White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders read a statement issued by the President from the podium. “As the head of the executive branch and Commander-in-Chief, I […]

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Manafort Lobbied for Cabinet Positions for CEO of Bank that Lent Him Millions

Two weeks after Paul Manafort secured a multi-million dollar loan from Federal Savings Bank he recommended the bank’s CEO for several high-level posts in the Trump administration, newly released emails show. Manafort had served as Trump campaign chairman for a time but was not involved in the campaign at the time the emails were written. […]

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President Trump Meets with Longtime Adviser Hope Hicks on Air Force One

President Donald Trump met with longtime adviser and confidant Hope Hicks aboard Air Force One last week. It was the first time Hicks had met with the President since she resigned her post in February. Hicks boarded the President’s plane at an airport in Morristown, New Jersey, Saturday, prior to President Trump’s leaving for a […]

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