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Ivanka Trump attended a meeting in which Donald Trump Jr. first mentioned the upcoming June 2016 Trump Tower meeting, Rick Gates testified

Rick Gates, the former deputy chairman of President Donald Trump’s campaign, testified to prosecutors that Ivanka Trump, Eric Trump, and former communications Hope Hicks attended a meeting in the days before the June 9, 2016 meeting at Trump Tower between top campaign officials and Russian lobbyists. Previous media reports have […]
Ivanka Trump attended a meeting in which Donald Trump Jr. first mentioned the upcoming June 2016 Trump Tower meeting, Rick Gates testified
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Mother of jailed NSA contractor rails against Paul Manafort, Michael Flynn, and Michael Cohen: ‘Those actually responsible for threatening our election continue to get off easy’

Reality Winner’s mother wrote an op-ed in the Intercept describing the “maddening” experience of watching her daughter” languish” in prison while major figures connected to the Trump-Russia investigation receive what she calls preferential treatment. The now 27-year-old former NSA contractor was sentenced to five years and three months in prison […]
Mother of jailed NSA contractor rails against Paul Manafort, Michael Flynn, and Michael Cohen: ‘Those actually responsible for threatening our election continue to get off easy’
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Senior Treasury Department employee charged with leaking to media about suspicious financial activity reports on Manafort and Gates

Prosecutors on Wednesday charged a senior Treasury Department employee with leaking suspicious financial activity reports to the news media. Natalie Mayflower Sours Edwards, 40, was arrested Tuesday and will appear in court later on Wednesday. The alleged leaked reports related to President Donald Trump’s former campaign advisers, Paul Manafort and […]
Senior Treasury Department employee charged with leaking to media about suspicious financial activity reports on Manafort and Gates
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Trump’s former lawyer reportedly wanted to cover Manafort’s and Gates’ legal fees, but backed off when associates warned him it would look like an attempt at obstruction

John Dowd, President Donald Trump’s former lead defence attorney, reportedly tried to help pay the legal fees for Paul Manafort and Rick Gates earlier this year. At one point, Dowd is said to have pledged $US25,000 of his own money to help Manafort, but he backed down after Trump’s associates […]
Trump’s former lawyer reportedly wanted to cover Manafort’s and Gates’ legal fees, but backed off when associates warned him it would look like an attempt at obstruction
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Rick Gates admits to stealing nearly $3 million from Paul Manafort to fund an extramarital affair, and the defence tries to cast a political shadow over the trial in a tense Day 6

Rick Gates, Paul Manafort’s former right-hand man, testified Tuesday that he cheated Manafort out of millions of dollars to finance an extramarital affair a decade ago. Gates also testified to several other exchanges with Manafort that appeared to show the two men conspiring to commit bank and tax fraud at […]
Rick Gates admits to stealing nearly $3 million from Paul Manafort to fund an extramarital affair, and the defence tries to cast a political shadow over the trial in a tense Day 6
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Prosecutors used Paul Manafort’s bookkeeper to begin making a detailed case for the most substantial charges against him

On Thursday, prosecutors used Paul Manafort’s bookkeeper, Heather Washkuhn, to draw out a detailed case for some of the financial fraud charges brought against Manafort in Virginia. As Manafort’s bookkeeper for seven years, Washkuhn has intricate knowledge of Manafort’s and his consulting firm’s financial activities. Her testimony took up most […]
Prosecutors used Paul Manafort’s bookkeeper to begin making a detailed case for the most substantial charges against him
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Sessions in the limelight, Trump’s legal troubles, and a Russian oligarch in New Jersey — what you may have missed in the Mueller probe this week

President Donald Trump’s legal woes continued this week as a handful of prominent attorneys rejected offers to represent him amid special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. Ted Olson, who served as President George W. Bush’s solicitor general, explained his reasoning for declining Trump’s offer during an interview Monday on MSNBC. […]
Sessions in the limelight, Trump’s legal troubles, and a Russian oligarch in New Jersey  —  what you may have missed in the Mueller probe this week