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 […]

Continue Reading

Russia Calls U.S. Treatment of Detained Russian Borderline Torture

Russia has characterized the U.S. government’s treatment of a Russian citizen who has been detained by the FBI as bordering on torture. Twenty-nine-year-old Russian citizen Maria Butina was arrested in July, accused of being a Russian spy and of trying to influence U.S. politics. “We grow more worried about the situation with Maria Butina, a […]

Continue Reading

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. […]

Continue Reading

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. […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

Federal Judge Says DACA Must be Reinstated

A federal judge has ruled the reasons the Trump administration has given for ending the immigration program known as DACA are inadequate, and ordered the program reinstated. In his opinion, U.S. District Court Judge John D. Bates wrote the federal government had failed to “elaborate meaningfully on the…primary rationale for its decision” to end DACA. […]

Continue Reading

North Korea Continues to Build Missiles Officials Say

The U.S. intelligence community has information indicating North Korea may be building new missiles at a site previously used to build intercontinental ballistic missiles, or ICBMs, capable of reaching the United States. If true, the construction of the new missiles would be in direct contradiction to pledges made by the rogue nation last month to […]

Continue Reading

President Hails 4.1% GDP Growth as Sign of Strong Economy

President Trump touted the strength of the economy on Friday, pointing to a GDP rate of 4.1% and record-low unemployment. “I am thrilled to announce that, in the second quarter of this year, the United States economy grew at the amazing rate of 4.1 percent. We’re on track to hit the highest annual average growth […]

Continue Reading