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Trump pardons former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, who was convicted of multiple felonies and described as a ‘grave counterintelligence threat’

President Donald Trump has pardoned his former campaign manager, Paul Manafort. He was among a group of people issued pardons by the president on Wednesday, including longtime Republican strategist Roger Stone and Charles Kushner, the father of Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner. Trump also issued pardons to 20 people on Tuesday. […]
Trump pardons former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, who was convicted of multiple felonies and described as a ‘grave counterintelligence threat’
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Federal judge dismisses case against Michael Flynn after Trump pardoned him but emphasises that the pardon doesn’t mean Flynn is innocent

The federal judge overseeing the Justice Department’s case against Michael Flynn issued a ruling Tuesday officially dismissing the case after President Donald Trump pardoned him. However, US District Judge Emmet Sullivan said in his sharply-worded ruling that just because Trump pardoned Flynn does not mean the former national security advisor […]
Federal judge dismisses case against Michael Flynn after Trump pardoned him but emphasises that the pardon doesn’t mean Flynn is innocent
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Trump pardons former national security advisor Michael Flynn

President Donald Trump has pardoned former national security advisor Michael Flynn. Flynn pleaded guilty in December 2017 to one count of lying to the FBI about his communications with Sergey Kislyak, Russia’s ambassador to the US at the time. But after he initially cooperated with prosecutors, Flynn shook up his […]
Trump pardons former national security advisor Michael Flynn
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Trump’s draft memo firing James Comey was ‘tinfoil helmet material,’ according to a former Mueller prosecutor’s upcoming book

A draft memo that President Donald Trump composed laying out his reasons for firing FBI Director James Comey was “tinfoil helmet material,” a former member of the special counsel Robert Mueller’s team said. That’s according to “Where Law Ends,” an upcoming memoir by Andrew Weissmann, who worked on Mueller’s investigation […]
Trump’s draft memo firing James Comey was ‘tinfoil helmet material,’ according to a former Mueller prosecutor’s upcoming book
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A veteran DOJ prosecutor has resigned amid reported concerns that Attorney General Barr is trying to force the release of a politically charged report ahead of the election

A veteran prosecutor working on Attorney General William Barr’s investigation into the origins of the Russia probe resigned from the Justice Department on Thursday, the Hartford Courant reported. The prosecutor, Nora Dannehy, reportedly resigned amid concerns that Barr was exerting inappropriate political pressure on investigators to release their findings before […]
A veteran DOJ prosecutor has resigned amid reported concerns that Attorney General Barr is trying to force the release of a politically charged report ahead of the election
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A Republican-led Senate panel found that ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was a ‘grave counterintelligence threat’ because of his Russia ties

The Republican-led Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday released the final instalment in its years-long investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election. The bipartisan report confirmed much of what the former special counsel Robert Mueller found in the FBI’s Russia probe. In some cases, it went further than Mueller did. […]
A Republican-led Senate panel found that ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was a ‘grave counterintelligence threat’ because of his Russia ties
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‘I’m going to answer the damn question’: Attorney General William Barr lost his temper with House Democrats during a contentious oversight hearing

Attorney General William Barr became increasingly testy with Democrats during a contentious hearing before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday. Barr testified about his oversight of law enforcement’s crackdown on largely peaceful demonstrations across the nation, as well as his handling of the FBI’s investigation into Russian interference in the […]
‘I’m going to answer the damn question’: Attorney General William Barr lost his temper with House Democrats during a contentious oversight hearing
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Trump says Roger Stone’s ‘prayer’ for a pardon ‘may be answered’ soon

President Donald Trump is widely expected to pardon the longtime former Republican strategist Roger Stone, CNN reported. In an interview with the talk radio host Howie Carr this week, Trump complained about Stone’s alleged mistreatment by prosecutors, saying he was “framed” and “treated horrible.” When Carr told Trump that Stone […]
Trump says Roger Stone’s ‘prayer’ for a pardon ‘may be answered’ soon