• finance November 8, 2019 3:11 am

    AP Exclusive: Aide of 2020 Dem Candidate Steyer Offered Money for Endorsements

    A top aide to Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer in Iowa privately offered campaign contributions to local politicians in exchange for endorsing his White House bid, according to multiple people with direct knowledge of the conversations. The overtures from Pat Murphy, a former state House speaker who is serving as a top adviser on Steyer’s Iowa campaign, aren’t illegal —...

  • DONALD TRUMP November 7, 2019 3:04 am

    Prosecutors: Stone Lied Because ‘Truth Looked Bad' for Trump

    Prosecutors in the trial of Roger Stone told jurors Wednesday that the longtime Donald Trump confidant repeatedly lied to Congress “because the truth looked bad” for the president. The opening arguments in the case against Stone, a longtime Republican operative and provocateur, made clear that the president will be a central figure in the trial, even though the charges aren’t...

  • DONALD TRUMP November 6, 2019 12:52 am

    Roger Stone Leaves Day 1 of Trial Early Over Food Poisoning

    The trial of Roger Stone, the flamboyant former confidant of President Donald Trump, kicked off Tuesday amid a host of medical issues involving both the defendant and a spectator. Shortly after jury selection began, the courtroom had to be cleared for more than a half hour when a man sitting in the back row moaned loudly and collapsed on the...

  • DONALD TRUMP September 5, 2019 9:27 pm

    Manafort's Lawyers: New York Charges Are Double Jeopardy

    Lawyers for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort filed court papers seeking the dismissal of his New York mortgage fraud case, arguing that the charges brought in the wake of his federal convictions amount to double jeopardy.

  • DONALD TRUMP July 17, 2019 2:31 am

    Judge Bars Trump Friend Roger Stone From Social Media, Says He Broke Gag Order

    No more Instagram for Roger Stone. Facebook and Twitter are out, too. A federal judge barred Stone from posting on social media Tuesday after concluding that the longtime confidant of President Donald Trump repeatedly flouted her gag order. Stone, who is charged with lying in the Russia investigation, has used social media repeatedly to disparage the case against him and...

  • Andrew Cuomo June 28, 2019 2:05 am

    Haggard-Looking, Shackled Paul Manafort Pleads Not Guilty to State Mortgage Fraud Charges in Manhattan

    A haggard-looking Paul Manafort pleaded not guilty to multiple counts of mortgage fraud, falsifying business records and conspiracy and scheme to defraud in Manhattan court Thursday.

  • Associated Press June 22, 2019 2:32 am

    Ministro de Turismo dominicano hablar sobre muerte de turistas

    Asked at the White House if Russia is still targeting the United States, President Donald Trump appeared to say “no.” White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said later that Trump was saying “no” to answering questions.

  • CONGRESS June 13, 2019 10:19 pm

    House Committee Subpoenas Flynn, Gates in Russia Probe

    The House Intelligence Committee has subpoenaed former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn and former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates as part of its investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said Thursday the committee is examining “deep counterintelligence concerns” raised in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report and “requires speaking directly” with...

  • NBC May 24, 2019 4:54 am

    Bank CEO Pleads Not Guilty in Bid to Get Trump Post

    A banker who prosecutors say tried to buy himself a senior post in President Donald Trump’s administration by making risky loans to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleaded not guilty Thursday to a financial institution bribery charge as his lawyer said he’s done nothing wrong. Stephen M. Calk, 54, was released on $5 million bail after making a brief...

  • DONALD TRUMP April 22, 2019 12:33 am

    Giuliani: Nothing Wrong With Trump Camp Taking Russian Help

    President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani insisted Sunday there was “nothing wrong” with the president’s 2016 campaign taking information from the Russians, as House Democrats pledged stepped-up investigations into campaign misconduct and possible crimes of obstruction detailed in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. Giuliani called the Trump campaign’s effort to get political help from representatives of the Russian government possibly...

  • DONALD TRUMP March 27, 2019 7:39 pm

    Taking Stock: What Mueller's Trump-Russia Probe Revealed

    Since the Justice Department announced that Robert Mueller found no criminal conspiracy between the Trump campaign and Russia, President Donald Trump has urged Americans to toss the whole Russia investigation aside as a waste of time. It’s true the special counsel didn’t find an agreement between Trump’s campaign and the Russian government to influence the 2016 election, and he decided...

  • Attorney General March 25, 2019 9:21 pm

    AG William Barr Says Mueller Probe Found No Russia Conspiracy

    House Democrats are calling for the release of the full report from special counsel Robert Mueller, after a four-page summary from Trump appointee Attorney General William Barr say Mueller’s team found no evidence of conspiracy between Donald Trump and the Russian government during the 2016 presidential election season.

  • DONALD TRUMP March 8, 2019 6:26 pm

    Former Trump Campaign Manager Paul Manafort Gets 47 Months in Fraud Case in Va.

    Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was sentenced Thursday to nearly four years in prison for tax and bank fraud related to his work advising Ukrainian politicians, much less than what was called for under sentencing guidelines. Manafort, sitting in a wheelchair as he deals with complications from gout, had no visible reaction as he heard the 47-month sentence. While...

  • DONALD TRUMP February 24, 2019 10:00 pm

    Court Records Reveal a Mueller Report Right in Plain View

    The Democrats had blamed Russia for the hacking and release of damaging material on his presidential opponent, Hillary Clinton. Trump wasn’t buying it. But on July 27, 2016, midway through a news conference in Florida, Trump decided to entertain the thought for a moment. “Russia, if you’re listening,” said Trump, looking directly into a television camera, “I hope you’re able...

  • DONALD TRUMP February 24, 2019 10:03 pm

    Schiff Vows Lawsuit for Mueller Report If It's Not Released

    A top House Democrat threatened Sunday to call special counsel Robert Mueller to Capitol Hill, subpoena documents and take the Trump administration to court if necessary if the full report on the Russia investigation is not made public. Intelligence chairman Adam Schiff told ABC’s “This Week” that his committee will be watching Attorney General William Barr to see if he...

  • DONALD TRUMP February 24, 2019 12:33 am

    Mueller: Manafort ‘Brazenly Violated the Law' for Years

    Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort committed crimes that cut to “the heart of the criminal justice system” and over the years deceived everyone from bookkeepers and banks to federal prosecutors and “members of the executive branch of the United States government,” according to a sentencing memo filed Saturday by special counsel Robert Mueller’s office. The memo, in one of...

  • DONALD TRUMP February 2, 2019 3:23 am

    Judge in Roger Stone Case Says She's Considering Gag Order

    A federal judge on Friday cautioned longtime Donald Trump confidant Roger Stone not to treat the charges against him like a public relations campaign or book tour, and said she may issue a gag order in the case. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson said she had already noticed a significant amount of publicity in the case, including television appearances...

  • DONALD TRUMP January 25, 2019 9:50 pm

    Trump Confidant Roger Stone Arrested in Russia Probe

    Another confidant of President Donald Trump was arrested during the course of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into possible Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Roger Stone was charged with witness tampering, obstruction and lying to authorities.

  • DONALD TRUMP January 14, 2019 1:45 am

    Trump Dodges Question on Whether He Has Worked for Russia

    President Donald Trump avoided directly answering when asked whether he currently is or has ever worked for Russia after a published report said law enforcement officials, concerned about his behavior after he fired FBI Director James Comey in 2017, had begun investigating that possibility. Trump said it was the “most insulting” question he’d ever been asked. The New York Times...

  • CONGRESS December 18, 2018 9:54 pm

    Michael Flynn's Sentencing Delayed After Dramatic Hearing

    A federal judge delayed the sentencing of President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who has admitted to lying to the FBI, on Tuesday after chiding Flynn for the seriousness of the crime.

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