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Natalie Mayflower Sours Edwards pleaded guilty last year to a conspiracy charge, admitting she leaked banking reports. Edwards lawyer, Stephanie M. Carvlin, argued that Edwards made her disclosures at a time when she believed people running the Treasury Department "were…
By Larry Neumeister, Associated Press
It was one of the more tantalizing, yet unresolved, questions of the investigation into possible connections between Russia and Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign: Why was a business associate of campaign chairman Paul Manafort given internal polling data — and…
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
President Donald Trump has issued pardons and sentence commutations for 29 people, including former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and Charles Kushner, the father of his son-in-law.
The final report’s most notable finding singled out Paul Manafort, Trump’s campaign chair in 2016, whose contacts with Russian associates, the report said, posed a “grave counterintelligence threat.”…
By Geoffrey Lou Guray
In our news wrap Wednesday, a federal judge has delayed a decision on dismissing criminal charges against Michael Flynn, a former national security adviser under President Trump. The Department of Justice wants to drop the case, but the judge is…
By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been released from federal prison to serve the rest of his sentence in home confinement over concerns from the coronavirus.
In our news wrap Wednesday, a federal appeals court struck down part of the Affordable Care Act but stopped short of throwing out the entire law. The three-judge panel agreed with a lower court that the individual mandate to buy…
Manafort, 70, was President Donald Trump’s campaign chairman in 2016. He was later convicted in two federal cases stemming from his business dealings and is serving a 7½-year prison sentence.
By Michael R. Sisak, Tom Hays, Associated Press
The state charges could keep Paul Manafort locked up even if Trump pardons him for federal crimes uncovered during the probe of Russian election meddling.
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