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.
With developments involving several of President Trump’s former staff, including Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort, this week marked a major shift for the investigation of special counsel Robert Mueller. Lisa Desjardins speaks to David Sanger, national security correspondent for the…
By Associated Press
Paul Manafort is accused of repeatedly lying to investigators even after he agreed to cooperate with the investigation into Russian election interference and possible coordination with Trump associates.
Wall Street saw gains across the Dow Jones, the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 amidst signs interest rate hikes might slow. Fed chairman Jerome Powell acknowledged that “moving too fast” could jeopardize economic growth, although he also cautioned against going…
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