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Politics Jan 29Trump friend Roger Stone pleads not guilty in Russia probe case
Roger Stone, a longtime adviser and confidant of President Donald Trump, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges in the Russia investigation after a publicity-filled few days spent torching the probe as politically motivated.
Politics Jan 28Trump AG pick Barr says he’s discussed Mueller probe with Pence
William Barr said in written responses to Senate questions made available Monday that he and Pence have had occasional conversations since 2017. He said some of those conversations included "general discussion of the Special Counsel's investigation."…
Politics Jan 28Roger Stone accused of lying and witness tampering, not collusion
Donald Trump confidant Roger Stone may be accused of lying and tampering with witnesses, but it's equally notable what he's not charged with: colluding with the Kremlin in a grand conspiracy to help Trump win the presidency in 2016.
Nation Jan 26Trump ally Stone charged with lying about hacked emails
President Donald Trump’s confidant Roger Stone has been charged with lying about his pursuit of Russian-hacked emails damaging to Hillary Clinton’s 2016 election bid. Prosecutors allege that senior Trump campaign officials sought to leverage the stolen material into a White…
Nation Jan 25WATCH: Trump associate Roger Stone arrested, faces obstruction charge from Russia investigation
Roger Stone, a confidant of President Donald Trump, was arrested Friday morning on several criminal charges stemming from the special counsel's Russia investigation.
Politics Jan 24Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen subpoenaed by Senate, attorney says
Cohen had delayed his Feb. 7 appearance before the House Committee on Oversight and Reform on the advice of his legal team, which said Cohen is still cooperating in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.
Politics Jan 23Manafort denies lying to investigators and breaching plea agreement
Lawyers for Trump's former campaign chairman submitted a filing Wednesday aimed at knocking down claims that Paul Manafort intentionally lied to investigators after he began cooperating with them.
Politics Jan 19Trump ‘appreciates’ Mueller’s statement on report’s accuracy
Special counsel Robert Mueller’s office has issued a rare public statement disputing the accuracy of BuzzFeed News’ report that President Donald Trump’s former attorney told Mueller that Trump directed the lawyer to lie to Congress.
Politics Jan 18Special counsel disputes accuracy of BuzzFeed report on Trump, Cohen
The special counsel's spokesman said BuzzFeed's description of specific statements to the special counsel's office were not accurate.
World Jan 17Law firm tied to Paul Manafort reaches $4.6 million settlement with Justice Department
The Manafort part of Robert Mueller's probe — which yielded two indictments, a trial conviction and ultimately Manafort's guilty plea — also entangled several prominent law or lobbying firms, including Skadden, because of their involvement in foreign lobbying or public…