A judge has set a court date for this week for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort after prosecutors with the special counsel's office detailed lies they say he told them.
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Sunday, Dec. 9, a look at the people close to President Trump who were implicated in recent court filings, and thousands are without power after heavy snow hit the southern U.S. Also, a preview of tomorrow’s…
Court papers released Friday are “enormously significant,” and outline alleged crimes and misdeeds of President Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen as well as his former campaign advisor Paul Manafort, says Ilya Marritz, co-host of the “Trump, Inc.” podcast. For…
New court papers filed Friday offered new evidence of contacts between Russia and Trump’s campaign, and signaled that his former attorney Michael Cohen provided valuable information to special counsel Robert Mueller’s team.
By Eric Tucker, Chad Day, Jim Mustian, Associated Press
Court filings from prosecutors in New York and special counsel Robert Mueller’s office suggested the Kremlin aimed early on to influence Trump and his campaign.
By Erica R. Hendry
Manafort provided investigators with a range of false statements, according to Mueller, largely about his contact with Trump administration officials and his communications with Konstantin Kilimnik, a Russian-Ukrainian political consultant who has become a central figure in the investigation.
Prosecutors say Manafort told investigators that he spoke with officials before and after they left the Trump administration. But they say a review of his electronic documents shows he had "additional contacts" with the officials.
By Associated Press
President Donald Trump says his legal team has already drafted a rebuttal to any report issued by the special counsel in the Russia investigation.
By Eric Tucker, Desmond Butler, Chad Day, Associated Press
In a flurry of new activity, Justice Department prosecutors in the last several weeks have begun interviewing witnesses and contacting lawyers to schedule additional questioning related to the Podesta Group and Mercury Public Affairs, the people familiar with the inquiry…
By Michael Balsamo, Eric Tucker, Associated Press
President Donald Trump praised a key witness in the Russia investigation Monday for having the "guts" not to testify against him, and said his former lawyer — who cut a deal with prosecutors — should head straight to prison.
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