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Paul Manafort on Trial – Day 4

Alexandria, Virginia (CNN)Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort‘s longtime bookkeeper testified Thursday that Manafort was in serious financial trouble in 2016 after his lobbying business dried up, and he and his deputy Rick Gates sent several fake, inflated income business … 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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Gag Order in U.S. v Paul J. Manafort

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Wednesday Open Thread | Jeff Sessions is so very, very screwed

PalmerReport: On Monday it became clear that the only option left for Jeff Sessions would be to play the obliviousness defense. On Tuesday it became clear that even that defense won’t have any chance of working. Sessions now finds himself … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Capitol Hill is reeling after Mueller indictments

(CNN) Monday marked a major turning point in Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller‘s Russia investigation with both former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and campaign associate Rick Gates surrendering to authorities Monday and facing a 12-count indictment. But on … Continue reading

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