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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Rick Gates, Onetime Manafort Assistant, Testifies Against Former Boss

The former right-hand man of one-time campaign manager for President Trump, Paul Manafort, spent the week testifying against his former boss as the first trial stemming from special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian collusion in the 2016 presidential election got underway. Both Paul Manafort and his longtime assistant, Rick Gates, have been indicted on […]

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Mueller Accuses Manafort of Witness Tampering, Wants Him Sent to Jail

Paul Manafort has been indicted once again by a federal grand jury in Washington D.C. on charges of fraud and money laundering. The new indictment also included charges of obstruction of justice. The indictments were brought by special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigative team and is the latest superseding indictment to be handed down against President […]

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News Outlets File Motion Seeking Mueller Docs

A band of news organizations have filed a motion with a federal court to unseal documents related to Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. The records specifically concern the indictments of several former Trump campaign and administration officials including one-time campaign manager Paul Manafort and former National Security Adviser Gen. […]

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Dutch Lawyer First to be Sentenced in Russia Probe

A Dutch lawyer is the first person to be sentenced in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Attorney Alex van der Zwaan has been sentenced to thirty days in prison and was ordered to pay $20,000 in fines. Van der Zwaan pleaded guilty in February to lying […]

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Paul Manafort, Rick Gates Associate Believed to be Former Member of Russian Military Intelligence Service

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigative team has alleged that a business associate of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort is a former member of the Russian intelligence services, and that Manafort and Rick Gates also a former Trump campaign official had ongoing contacts with the individual during the 2016 presidential campaign. According to investigators Gates […]

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Russian Woman Pleads for Help from U.S. Journalists After Being Arrested in Thailand – Says Has Damaging Information on President Trump

A Russian model has posted messages on her Instagram account pleading with U.S. journalists to help get her out of a jail in Thailand, where she’s being held for running so-called “sex training” sessions.  In exchange, she says, she can offer information on U.S. President Donald Trump and his relationship with powerful Russian officials. The […]

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