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Politics Aug 15‘Manafort and his lies’ are at the heart of the case, prosecution argues in closing arguments
In the closing arguments for Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial Wednesday morning, prosecutors took jurors through a rundown of the 18 charges filed against him, highlighting evidence of falsified paperwork used to obtain bank loans.
Politics Aug 08Rick Gates says former boss Paul Manafort told him to be truthful to FBI
The star witness in Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial says the former Trump campaign chairman told him to be truthful about offshore shell companies and bank accounts during a 2014 interview with the FBI.
Politics Aug 07Rick Gates says he and former boss Paul Manafort disguised foreign income as loans
Longtime Manafort deputy Rick Gates returns to the witness stand in the fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.
Politics Aug 06In Manafort trial testimony, Rick Gates tells jurors he embezzled hundreds of thousands of dollars
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The government’s star witness in the financial fraud trial of Paul Manafort testified Monday that he embezzled hundreds of thousands of dollars from the former Trump campaign chairman — and told jurors he and Manafort committed…
Politics Aug 04All eyes on ‘right-hand man’ in Manafort trial
The most critical moment in the former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial will likely arrive next week with the testimony of his longtime associate Rick Gates, whom witnesses have described as Manafort's "right-hand man."…
Politics Aug 02Paul Manafort’s bookkeepers to take the stand on trial’s third day
Prosecutors will ask jurors Thursday to follow the money in the Paul Manafort trial, a trail they say shows that the former campaign chairman took millions from wealthy Ukrainian clients then hid it from banks and the IRS.
Politics Aug 01FBI agent testifies about raid on Paul Manafort’s condo in second day of trial
Special Agent Matthew Mikuska told jurors on Wednesday that the FBI knocked multiple times on the door of Manafort's condo before entering with a key after no one answered.
Politics Jul 31Prosecutors say Paul Manafort believed he was above the law. Manafort said associates failed to keep track of his income
Former campaign chair Paul Manafort's trial began Tuesday in Virginia, the first trial to arise from Mueller's investigation into potential ties between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russia.
Politics Jul 31Jury selected for Paul Manafort’s bank fraud, tax evasion trial
A jury set to decide the fate of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was selected Tuesday, and opening statements in his tax evasion and bank fraud trial were expected in the afternoon…
Politics Jul 26Ryan opposes Rosenstein impeachment attempt by House conservatives, dooming it for now
House Speaker Paul Ryan spoke out against an effort by a small group of conservatives to impeach Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Thursday, dooming the endeavor for now and easing a months-long standoff between House Republicans and the Justice…