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Monday, August 06, 2018
Rick Gates, former right-hand man to Manafort and former deputy chairman of the Donald Trump campaign, has pleaded guilty to separate charges and is cooperating with prosecutors.
Friday, August 03, 2018
Accountant Cindy Laporta testified Friday in Paul Manafort's federal trial. She described an effort to portray income as a loan and thereby reduce the amount of taxes Manafort would have to pay.
Thursday, August 02, 2018
Heather Washkuhn, managing director of NKSFB, said that had she known of the accounts, she would have documented them for tax purposes. She also said Manafort was closely involved in his own finances.
Wednesday, August 01, 2018
On Twitter, the president called the probe a "hoax," asked attorney general to end the "rigged witch hunt" and referenced legendary mobster Al Capone.
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
The first day of the tax and bank fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort began Tuesday. It is the first trial to come out of Special Counsel Robert Muller's investigation.
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
"A man in this courtroom believed the law did not apply to him," a prosecutor said of Paul Manafort. Defense attorneys countered, previewing a case that will fault the government's star witness.
Monday, July 30, 2018
Paul Manafort, President Trump's former campaign manager, goes on trial Tuesday for alleged bank and tax fraud. The case was brought by Robert Mueller as part of his investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election.
Friday, July 27, 2018
Michael Cohen, President Trump's ex-attorney, claims Trump knew in advance of a 2016 meeting in Trump Tower in which Russians were expected to offer his campaign dirt on Hillary Clinton, CNN reports.
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
In a recorded conversation between Donald Trump and his longtime personal attorney, Michael Cohen, the men discuss buying the rights to the story of a Playboy playmate who alleges she had an affair with Trump.
Monday, July 23, 2018
The FBI released an application it made to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to collect the communications of a onetime Trump campaign adviser and it offers a sliver of new understanding to the Russia imbroglio.
Friday, July 20, 2018
Top Trump administration officials publicly diverge from their boss. A new surprise: Trump invites Vladimir Putin to Washington. And Comic-Con in San Diego brings costumes, cameos and creativity.
Thursday, July 19, 2018
The director of national intelligence is back in the headlines after a rare public statement contradicting the president about Russian interference in U.S. elections.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
"Russia attempted to interfere with the last election and ... it continues to engage in malign influence operations to this day," Christopher Wray said at a national security forum.
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and FBI Director Christopher Wray got a contentious reception in the House Judiciary Committee.
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
The FBI agent who was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation for sending anti-Trump text messages will be on Capitol Hill today.
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
A new report also found that many women within the FBI, DEA, ATF and U.S. Marshals Service say they feel they've been subjected to discrimination.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Peter Strzok was escorted from the building as part of the bureau's ongoing internal disciplinary process, his lawyer said in a statement.
Monday, June 18, 2018
Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz takes questions from lawmakers, for the first time since he issued the internal review of the departments handling of the Hillary Clinton email server investigation.
Friday, June 15, 2018
Paul Manafort had a long career as a Washington wheeler-dealer before Donald Trump hired him to run his campaign in 2016. Now, he is heading to jail.
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Mike Pompeo is in Asia to reassure America's allies. Also, an internal Justice Department watchdog is releasing a report on the handling of the Clinton email investigation.