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.
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
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…
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.
By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
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…
By Associated Press
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.
By Associated Press
The House Intelligence Committee has subpoenaed former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn and former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates as part of its investigation into Russian efforts to interfere with the 2016 election.
By Larry Neumeister, Associated Press
A banker who prosecutors say tried to buy himself a senior post in President Donald Trump's administration by making risky loans to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was arrested Thursday on a financial institution bribery charge.
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