House Dems Hold AG Barr in Contempt; Trump Asserts Executive Privilege Over Mueller Report

Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress earlier today. The move came after Barr refused to comply with subpoenas to hand over an unredacted version of the Mueller report on Russian election meddling. In response, Barr advised President Trump to invoke executive privilege over the […]

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Congressional Democrats Subpoena Former White House Counsel Don McGahn

Congressional Democrats have issued a subpoena for former White House counsel Don McGahn. The announcement was made earlier today by Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee Jerry Nadler. “The Special Counsel’s report, even in redacted form, outlines substantial evidence that President Trump engaged in obstruction and other abuses,” Nadler wrote in a statement. “It now […]

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House Democrats Subpoena Full Version of Mueller Report

The long-awaited report conducted by Special Counsel Robert Mueller was made public yesterday. In it, Mueller’s team lays out in thorough detail the results of a nearly 2-year-long investigation. The top-line conclusions of the report are that while both the Russian government and the Trump Campaign expected to benefit from the success of the other, […]

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No Collusion Found as Attorney General Releases Mueller Report Summary

The Attorney General William Barr has notified Congress that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation found no evidence of collusion on the part of the Trump campaign and the Russian government to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The notification was made in a four-page letter sent by Barr to the chairs and ranking members […]

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One Time Trump Campaign Chairman, Paul Manafort, Receives 7 ½-Year Prison Sentence

Former campaign chairman for Donald Trump, Paul Manafort, was sentenced for crimes uncovered by the investigation conducted by special counsel Robert Mueller over the last several years. Manafort was charged with a bevy of crimes related to tax evasion, fraud and activities related to failing to register as a foreign agent. In a subsequent indictment, […]

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Manafort Shared Polling Data, Discussed Ukraine Peace Plan with Russian Operative

An improperly redacted document shows former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort discussed a possible Ukraine peace plan with a Russian national during the 2016 presidential campaign. “Mr. Manafort ‘conceded’ that he discussed or may have discussed a Ukraine peace plan with Mr. Kilimnik on more than one occasion,” Manafort’s attorneys wrote. They also reveal that […]

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FBI Reportedly Investigated Whether President Trump Worked for Russia

The FBI reportedly opened an investigation into whether President Donald Trump has worked for the Russian government against U.S. national security interests. The investigation sought to ascertain whether Mr. Trump was “knowingly working for Russia or had unwittingly fallen under Moscow’s influence.” The revelation was first reported by The New York Times. According to The […]

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Mueller’s Rejects Flynn’s Excuse for Lying to FBI Agents

Investigators in the Robert Mueller investigation into Russian collusion have rejected an excuse by attorneys for former National Security Adviser and early Trump supporter Michael Flynn that he was not told lying to the FBI is illegal. Prosecutors on Mueller’s team put forth their response to sentencing guidelines made by Flynn’s legal team. “A sitting […]

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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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