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The Russia Investigations: A Case Still Unproven

Saturday, December 15, 2018

This week in the Russia investigations: Headlines and courtroom action are coming thick and fast in the final weeks of the year, but a core "collusion" case remains unproven.

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With Examination Of Trump Administration Inauguration Spending, List of Investigations Grows

Friday, December 14, 2018

The potential legal and political peril facing President Trump has grown bigger than just the Russia investigation. Investigators in New York are also looking into Trump's practices.

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Maria Butina Pleads Guilty In Foreign Agent Case, Admits Clandestine Influence Scheme

Thursday, December 13, 2018

The Russian gun rights activist had sought to establish back-channel ties between the Russian government and leading U.S. conservative groups, including the Trump campaign and the NRA.

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What You Need To Know About Another Wild Week In The Russia Investigation

Thursday, December 13, 2018

The president's former personal lawyer is going to prison. A Russian woman is set to plead guilty to acting as a foreign agent. A former Trump national security adviser will soon learn his fate, too.

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Michael Cohen Sentenced To 3 Years In Prison Following Plea That Implicated Trump

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

The onetime fixer for Trump has admitted that not only did he commit financial crimes but also that Trump directed him to arrange hush-money payments to two women. Cohen also says he lied to Congress.

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The Russia Investigations: Maybe The End Is In Sight. Maybe It Isn't

Monday, December 10, 2018

Suggesting that special counsel Robert Mueller is tightening the net has become a fashionable take lately. But last week's developments may not mean Mueller's investigation is winding up.

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What You Need To Know About The New Manafort And Cohen Court Documents

Saturday, December 08, 2018

Prosecutors have revealed a little more about cases involving Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and his former lawyer. Both men are looking at prison time, but there's more to the story.

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Ex-Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Should Get 'Substantial Prison Term,' Feds Say

Friday, December 07, 2018

Prosecutors acknowledged that Cohen has been cooperating with cases in New York City but nonetheless said the crimes he has admitted committing are serious enough to warrant prison.

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Michael Flynn Has Provided 'Substantial Assistance' In Russia Inquiry, Feds Say

Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Prosecutors said Flynn's cooperation since his guilty plea has been so valuable that a judge should be lenient at sentencing, but the full details still aren't public in a heavily redacted document.

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Cohen's Account Of Russia Talks Raises Questions About Trump Jr. 2017 Testimony

Friday, November 30, 2018

President Trump's son told the Senate that he was only "peripherally aware" of negotiations that continued into 2016. Trump's former lawyer said he briefed Trump's family members about it.

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What You Need To Know About The Latest Big News In The Mueller Russia Investigation

Thursday, November 29, 2018

A busy week has brought a flurry of twists and turns in the often difficult-to-understand story lines of the special counsel's investigation. Here's a breakdown of what happened and what it means.

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Michael Cohen Admits Trump Tower-Moscow Talks Continued Well Into 2016 Campaign

Thursday, November 29, 2018

President Trump's longtime fixer pleaded guilty on Thursday to lying to Congress about the real estate negotiations that Trump's business conducted with Russians in 2016.

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Trump: Manafort Pardon Not 'Off The Table' After Briefings From Manafort's Lawyer

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

The president told the New York Post that although a pardon for his former campaign chairman hasn't been "discussed," he won't close the door to short-circuiting punishment for Manafort.

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Assange, Manafort Deny Report They Met. The White House Declined To Address It

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

The boss of WikiLeaks and Donald Trump's former campaign chairman both said Tuesday they hadn't met before the 2016 election, notwithstanding a news account that said Manafort had flown to London.

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Dems: The Acting Attorney General Can't Continue In His Job. DOJ: Yes, He Can

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Critics are continuing to put pressure on Matthew Whitaker after he was named as temporary replacement for Jeff Sessions. The Justice Department says the law is clear: He can stay.

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The Russia Investigations: Trump Says His Answers For Mueller Are Done. Now What?

Saturday, November 17, 2018

The president told reporters that he wrote the answers to questions from the special counsel and that he did so "very easily." He also said he suspected some were designed to be a "perjury trap."

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Trump Says He Has Completed Written Answers For Mueller, But Not Turned Them In

Friday, November 16, 2018

The president told reporters the questions were "very routinely answered by me" and that he was able to answer them "very easily." Trump reiterated that the Russia investigation is a "hoax."

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The Russia Investigations: Who's Running The Justice Department?

Saturday, November 10, 2018

The president's appointment of a new acting AG ejected Jeff Sessions and leapfrogged Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein, the only person at DOJ who the president may like less than Sessions or Robert Mueller.

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What Will Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker Mean For The Mueller Inquiry?

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

The chief of staff to former Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Whitaker is a former U.S. attorney with a history of questioning the scope of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.

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Where Sessions' Resignation Leaves The Russia Investigation

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

What does the dismissal of Attorney General Jeff Sessions mean for Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation?

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