Mueller Cancels Plea Agreement with Paul Manafort

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has accused former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort of lying to investigators. Those lies, Mueller says, are the reason his team has cancelled a plea agreement made with Manafort last September. The lies relate to five specific areas: interactions Manafort had with Konstantin Kilimnik, Kilimnik’s role in the obstruction of justice […]

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NY Prosecutors Detail Long History of Criminal Activity by Michael Cohen

Federal prosecutors have recommended that President Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen receive a substantial prison sentence for his crimes. The revelation was made in court documents known as sentencing guidelines, in which prosecutors recommend to a federal judge how a defendant should be sentenced. “While the Office agrees that Cohen should receive credit for […]

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Mueller Recommends Little to No Jail Time for Michael Flynn

Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, has recommended little to no prison time for former National Security Adviser Gen. Michael Flynn for the charges brought against him by Mueller’s team. The revelation was made in court documents known as sentencing guidelines, in which prosecutors recommend to a […]

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Longtime Trump Lawyer Strikes Plea Deal with Robert Mueller

Michael Cohen, President Trump’s longtime attorney and personal fixer, pleaded guilty to a new charge brought forth by special counsel Robert Mueller. In doing so he also implicated President Trump in discussions about a potential business deal in Russia that took place well into the presidential campaign of 2016. President Trump has long maintained that […]

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Treasury Employee Arrested for Leaking Confidential Information Related to Mueller Probe

A senior employee at the U.S. Treasury Department has been arrested on suspicion of leaking large amounts of confidential information, most notably financial reports related to special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and possible collusion in it with the Trump campaign. The woman, Natalie Mayflower Sours Edwards, was […]

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Former Trump Campaign Chair Paul Manafort Strikes Plea Deal

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has struck a plea deal with special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. The deal involves a reduced prison sentence for the onetime campaign head in exchange for pleading guilty to two charges stemming from a case involving money laundering and foreign lobbying […]

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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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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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