The ongoing investigation into whether President Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Moscow during the 2016 election gained new traction on Monday when The Washington Post reported that a foreign-policy adviser, George Papadopolous, sent at least six emails during the campaign offering to set up meetings with Russian leaders. Show More Summary
Paul Manafort “partnered on an $850 million New York real estate deal with an ally of Vladimir Putin and a Ukrainian moneyman whom the Justice Department recently described as an organized crime member,” the Daily Beast reports. “That’s according a [...]
Trump’s one-time campaign chair has a history of unorthodox real estate deals. But this may have been the wildest of all.
Paul Manafort owns many homes. Mike Flynn is a right wing superstar. But the Russia probe is gobbling up their cash at an alarming rate.
Here's what's going on in the news Thursday
The president's former campaign manager told investigators about the now infamous Donald Trump Jr. meeting with the Russian lawyer in June 2016.
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Breitbart and company are working overtime to distance the president from his former campaign manager. After President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was issued a search warrant regarding the Russia investigation,...Show More Summary
Say goodbye to Biglaw.
President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, has hired new lawyers to represent him in the Russia investigation, a spokesman for Manafort said Friday, as FBI special counsel Robert Mueller homes in on his tax records...Show More Summary
Paul Manafort, we hardly knew ye!
Benjamin Wallace-Wells writes about the F.B.I. raid of Paul Manafort’s home, and what it means for the ongoing investigation into Russian meddling in the election.
The president's former campaign manager is bringing in a new legal team that specializes in "complicated financial crime."
When the predawn quiet in the leafy confines of an upscale Alexandria, Virginia neighborhood was broken two weeks ago by the sound of FBI agents pounding on the door of Paul Manafort, it might have signaled a significant turning point in the Russia scandal. Manafort, once referred to as Donald Trump’s consigliere and his presidential [...]Show More Summary
Bloomberg reports: Manafort had alerted authorities to a controversial meeting on June 9, 2016, involving Trump’s son Donald Jr., other campaign representatives and a Russian lawyer promising damaging information on Hillary Clinton, according to people familiar with the matter. Show More Summary
Adam K. Raymond, New York: Paul Manafort squealed to authorities about the now-infamous 2016 meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and a Russian lawyer, Bloomberg reports in a piece about special counsel Robert Mueller putting the screws to the former Trump campaign manager. Show More Summary
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort “is changing his attorneys as a federal investigation heats up into his financial transactions,” Politico reports. “Manafort’s case will now be handled by Miller and Chevalier, a boutique firm in Washington that specializes in [...]
He can save himself, and America. On Thursday morning, a panel hosted by MSNBC’s Stephanie Ruhle urged President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort to throw the president under the bus and “sing like a bird” to federal investigators after a pre-dawn road on Manafort’s home in late July. Show More Summary
MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow called out one of the new attorneys handling Paul Manafort’s case for his curious connection to a former CIA official that was ultimately pardoned by former President George H.W. Bush. Maddow began with the news that Manafort hired a new law firm that has an...
Paul Manafort is in trouble. The one-time Trump campaign manager and longtime political consultant to the dictatorial set is clearly locked in the sights of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. How bad is it for Manafort?...Show More Summary