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Politics Jul 25Trump recorded discussing paying for Playboy model’s story
WASHINGTON — Two months before the 2016 election, Donald Trump and his former lawyer discussed plans to pay for a former Playboy model's story of alleged an affair, according to a secretly recorded tape of the conversation released amid an…
Nation Jul 23Judge postpones trial for former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort
U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III pushed the trial back until July 31 to give Manafort's lawyers more time to review thousands of pages of data and documents turned over by special counsel Robert Mueller's office in the last several…
Politics Jul 16U.S. arrests woman, accuses her of acting as Russian agent
Court papers show that her activities revolved around American politics during the 2016 campaign and included efforts to use contacts with the National Rifle Association and American politicians to gather intelligence for Russia.
Politics Jul 10Michael Flynn ‘eager’ for sentencing in lying case, attorney says
An attorney for Michael Flynn said Tuesday that the former national security adviser is "eager" to proceed to sentencing and put his criminal case behind him.
Politics Jun 26Judge in Virginia lets case against Paul Manafort move forward
A federal judge in Virginia rejected a bid by President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, to throw out charges in the special counsel's Russia investigation, clearing the way for a much-anticipated trial to start as scheduled next month.
Politics Jun 15Trump tweets that firing James Comey was a ‘great service’
President Donald Trump said he did the nation "a great service" by firing James Comey as FBI director and he cited an internal Justice Department report that found Comey was "insubordinate" in his handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation.
Politics Jun 12Special counsel Mueller worries Russia could use court case to spy on investigation
So far, only one defendant, Concord Management and Consulting LLC, has appeared in the case, and prosecutors say they're worried information they provide to the company's attorneys could end up in the hands of other defendants or Russian spy agencies.
Politics Jun 08Mueller files new charges against Manafort and associate in Russia probe
Special counsel Robert Mueller's team has filed new charges against ex-Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort and a longtime associate in its Russia probe.
Politics Jun 04Mueller’s team accuses Paul Manafort of witness tampering
Special counsel Robert Mueller's team says in a new court filing that Paul Manafort and one of his associates "repeatedly" contacted two witnesses in an effort to influence their testimony. The contacts occurred while Manafort was under house arrest.
Politics May 23Trump seethes over Russia probe, calls for end to ‘SPYGATE’
President Donald Trump escalated his efforts to discredit the Russia investigation Wednesday. "SPYGATE could be one of the biggest political scandals in history!" the president said in an early morning Twitter tirade.