Category Archives: Conspiracy

Paul Manafort on Trial – Day 9

Alexandria, Virginia (CNN)A court filing from special counsel Robert Mueller signals that Rick Gates may be assisting the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election beyond the case against Paul Manafort. In a filing Thursday, Mueller’s team said it … Continue reading

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Paul Manafort on Trial – Day 6

The Paul Manafort trial enters it’s sixth day with the former Trump campaign manager’s former business associate Rick Gates taking the stand once again. Gates, who was called to the stand just after 4:00 p.m on Monday, is expected to … Continue reading

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Paul Manafort on Trial – Day 5

Jurors in the Paul Manafort fraud trial may have come away from the first week of testimony with a vivid impression of him as a man who spent vast sums on luxurious houses, landscaping, and clothes, and who gave lenders … Continue reading

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Paul Manafort on Trial – Day 3

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team is hurtling through its tax- and bank-fraud case against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, with prosecutors predicting their case could wrap up as soon as next week. Under constant pressure from U.S. District Court … Continue reading

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Paul Manafort on Trial – Day 2

Paul Manafort, President Trump’s onetime campaign chairman, is on trial in federal court in Alexandria on bank and tax fraud charges. Prosecutors allege he failed to pay taxes on millions he made from his work for a Russia-friendly Ukrainian political … Continue reading

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Paul Manafort on Trial – Day 1

Donald Trump’s former presidential campaign chairman will this week risk spending the rest of his life in prison, rather than help Robert Mueller’s investigation into possible collusion with Russia. Paul Manafort is due to stand trial in Virginia from Wednesday … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Devin Nunes Won’t Say if He Worked With WH on Anti-FBI Memo

House Intelligence Committee chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) on Tuesday declined to say whether he worked with the White House on the anti-FBI memo written by members of his staff, the Daily Beast reports. His refusal came during a closed-door committee … Continue reading

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