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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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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Global Carriers Bow to Chinese Demands on Taiwan Reference

U.S. Airlines have bowed to pressure from the Chinese government and have removed references to Taiwan it was announced this week. The airlines had been asked to stop listing the island as a separate nation from mainland China. China’s Civil Aviation Administration sent a letter in May to foreign carriers, including airlines in the United […]

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War of Words Erupts Between President Trump & Iran

President Donald Trump has lashed out at the Iranian government, warning them of dire consequences if they continue to threaten the United States. The threat came in response to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warning the U.S. that conflict with the country would be the “mother of all wars,” but tempered the comments by expressing an […]

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Carter Page Surveillance Application Released by DOJ

The Department of Justice released several hundred pages of application materials it used to obtain warrants to spy on former members of the Trump campaign. The release came as the result of a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed by Judicial Watch, a conservative group. The trove of documents, over 400 pages in all, concern […]

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Kushner Still Lacks Highest Level Security Clearance

Presidential son-in-law and top White House adviser Jared Kushner lacks the clearance necessary to view the nation’s most closely-guarded secrets. The revelation was reported by The Washington Post. It is the latest development in a story that has drawn out for nearly two years as Kushner has struggled to achieve, and maintain, the security clearances […]

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