Tagged: Paul Manafort

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Trump claims Mueller is ‘viciously telling’ at least three witnesses to ‘LIE’ and claims a new McCarthy era as Russia probe threatens his associates

The president unloaded on Robert Mueller again on Wednesday  He claimed ‘at least 3 major players’ are being pressured to ‘lie’ Trump said they were promised ‘relief’ by prosecutors Conspiracy theorist Jerome Corsi says he rejected a plea deal that would have him admit to perjury Investigators also are focusing...

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Senior Treasury official is caught with a flash drive and arrested over leak of ‘Suspicious Activity Reports’ about Paul Manafort, the Russian embassy and alleged Moscow spy Maria Butina

Natalie Mayflower Sours Edwards faces charges for allegedly leaking sensitive banking documents to a reporter Court documents don’t name the news outlet but describe a series of articles whose headlines match those published by BuzzFeed  The files, called ‘Suspicious Activity Reports’ (SARs) are sent by banks to the federal government...

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Democrats Aim to Derail Kavanaugh With Eye on Abortion, Mueller

By Greg Stohr and Laura Litvan Hearing starts Tuesday for Trump’s second Supreme Court choice  Minority party lacks leverage to stop pick to replace Kennedy Democrats will have plenty of material to draw upon when they question U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh at his Senate confirmation hearings. What they won’t...

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Trump tweet tries to laugh it off: ‘If anyone is looking for a good lawyer, don’t retain Michael’ . . . as Cohen’s legal team says president has ALREADY incriminated himself in Stormy pay-off

Trump’s ex lawyer Cohen pleaded guilty to campaign finance violations relating to hush money payments to Stormy Daniels and former model Karen McDougal   Cohen’s attorney, Lanny Davis, says the president is just as guilty because he ‘directed’ Cohen to make the payments in the run up to the election   Federal prosecutors had...

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The Memo: Cohen, Manafort hurricane hits Trump

President Trump’s longtime personal attorney and “fixer” Michael Cohen implicated him in a felony on Tuesday in federal court in New York. Almost simultaneously, in a courtroom about 240 miles away in Virginia, Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was found guilty on eight charges primarily related to tax and bank fraud. The guilty...

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Trump denies knowing anything about 2016 meeting that included Don Jr., Jared and infamous Russian lawyer as he claims Michael Cohen is ‘trying to make up stories’ to hurt him

Infamous 2016 Trump Tower meeting between a Kremlin-linked lawyer, Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner, Paul Manafort and others is back in the news  CNN reported based on anonymous sources that Michael Cohen is prepared to tell Robert Mueller that Donald Trump approved the meeting in advance Trump furiously denied that...

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Paul Manafort Goes to Jail — LOCKED HIM UP

A federal judge ruled Friday that the ex-Trump campaign chief must be incarcerated until his trial in July. BETSY WOODRUFF Paul Manafort is going to jail. A federal judge in Washington, D.C., ruled Friday morning to revoke his bail, meaning the president’s former campaign chairman will be incarcerated until his...

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Manafort accused of several tries to tamper with witnesses

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort made several attempts to tamper with witnesses in his ongoing criminal case, prosecutors said as they asked a federal judge to consider jailing him while he awaits trial. In a court filing Monday, prosecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller wrote...