A Dutch attorney who lied to federal agents investigating former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been sentenced to 30 days in prison.
By PBS NewsHour
Former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates entered the latest guilty plea in the Russia investigation. As part of a deal cut with special counsel Robert Mueller's office, Gates admitted that he lied to investigators and conspired to conceal unregistered foreign…
The new allegation against Paul Manafort comes in a newly unsealed indictment made public Friday. The indictment followed a guilty plea by Manafort's longtime business associate, Rick Gates.
The deal would make Gates the third campaign or White House staffer to cooperate with the Russia investigation headed by special counsel Robert Mueller, rather than face potential jail time.
The new indictment comes a week after Mueller filed charges against 13 Russians, accusing them of a vast conspiracy to undermine the U.S. presidential election.
By Laura Santhanam
One year into the Trump administration, just 19 percent of Americans say they have “a great amount” of confidence in the presidency, and 8 percent have high confidence in Congress, according to a new poll from the PBS Newshour, NPR…
By Erica R. Hendry
The lawsuit, filed in the United States District Court in Washington, D.C., claims the probe into Manafort has extended far beyond ‘links and/or coordination between the Russian government and individuals associated with the campaign of President Donald Trump.”…
By Tom Lobianco, Associated Press
The op-ed was published this week in an English-language newspaper in Ukraine under the byline of a former Ukrainian Foreign Ministry spokesman. Prosecutors also say that Manafort's attorney had assured them the essay wouldn't be published.
By Chad Day, Eric Tucker, Associated Press
The op-ed was being drafted as late as last week, with Manafort currently under house arrest.
Michael Flynn pleaded guilty on Friday to lying to the FBI about his Russia contacts while he was a member of the Trump campaign, saying that an unidentified senior official directed his contacts. The former national security advisor is the…
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