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Politics Dec 18Flynn sentencing abruptly postponed to allow for cooperation in Mueller probe
A federal judge abruptly postponed the sentencing of Michael Flynn, on Tuesday, saying he could not hide his disgust for Flynn's crime of lying to the FBI and warning that he could send the retired Army lieutenant general to prison.
Politics Dec 17Prosecutors charge 2 men involved in Michael Flynn’s Turkish lobbying campaign
An indictment unsealed Monday accused two men of conspiring to "covertly and unlawfully" influence U.S. politicians on behalf of Turkey. Flynn, Trump's former national security adviser, admitted last year to lying about several aspects of the lobbying work. The new…
Politics Dec 09Comey said FBI probe of Russia initially looked at 4 Americans
Former FBI Director James Comey did not identify the Americans in the Russia probe but said President Donald Trump, then the Republican candidate, was not among them.
Politics Dec 08Closer legal peril for Trump in probes; he sees no collusion
Court filings from prosecutors in New York and special counsel Robert Mueller’s office suggested the Kremlin aimed early on to influence Trump and his campaign.
Politics Dec 07Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen should get substantial sentence, prosecutors say
Cohen provided prosecutors with a "detailed account" of his involvement, along with the involvement of others, in efforts during the 2016 presidential campaign to complete a deal to build a Trump Tower Moscow, the documents said. He also provided information…
Politics Dec 05Prosecutors ramp up foreign lobbying probe tied to Manafort
In a flurry of new activity, Justice Department prosecutors in the last several weeks have begun interviewing witnesses and contacting lawyers to schedule additional questioning related to the Podesta Group and Mercury Public Affairs, the people familiar with the inquiry…
Politics Dec 04Citing cooperation, Mueller recommends no prison for Michael Flynn
President Donald Trump's former national security adviser provided so much information to the special counsel's Russia investigation that prosecutors say he shouldn't do any prison time, according to a court filing Tuesday that describes Michael Flynn's cooperation as "substantial."…
Politics Nov 28Manafort’s cooperation with Mueller has dissolved. Now what?
Special counsel Robert Mueller loses a witness in his Russia probe. But it's a potentially bigger loss for Paul Manafort come sentencing time. And it raises important questions about the state of the Russia investigation.
Politics Nov 26Ex-Trump campaign chair Manafort lied and broke plea agreement, special counsel says
Prosecutors say in a new court filing that after former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort agreed to truthfully cooperate with the investigation, he "committed federal crimes" by lying about "a variety of subject matters." They are now asking a federal…
Politics Nov 26Associate of Roger Stone says he’ll reject plea offer in Mueller probe
Jerome Corsi, a conservative author who has pushed conspiracy theories, told news organizations he planned to reject a potential plea deal with prosecutors because it would force him to admit to willfully lying, which he insisted he did not do.