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Investigator in Trump tax return case taken into custody

BATON ROUGE, La. — A Louisiana private investigator accused of trying to illegally obtain Donald Trump’s tax returns before last year’s U.S. presidential election has been arrested for violating conditions of his pretrial release, prosecutors said. Jordan Hamlett, 32, committed ...

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Analysis: Why is FBI so interested in Manafort that they were at his door before dawn?

There are a couple reasons the special counsel’s expanding Russia investigation might be so interested in former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort that they showed up at his door before dawn, unannounced, searched his home and seized documents, as The ...

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Russia investigation is getting very, very real

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump keeps calling the Russia investigation “fake news.” But with each passing week, the independent investigation into Trump’s campaign ties to Russia is getting more real, not less. Here’s how: It’s expanding, both in size and ...

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Mueller’s use of grand jury confirms what we already knew

Breathless tweets and breaking-news banners notwithstanding, reports that special counsel Robert Mueller III has empaneled a grand jury in the ongoing investigation of the Trump campaign and potential Russian collusion are entirely unsurprising. This development isn’t a nothing-burger, but it ...

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Trump-supported immigration legislation spurs outcry

NEW YORK (AP) — Yaritza Mendez is an American citizen thanks to an immigration system that has been built around family connections for more than 50 years. Since 1965, immigrants-turned-American citizens can serve as sponsors to their parents, children and ...

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Trump son-in-law: No Russia collusion

WASHINGTON — Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner denied Monday that he colluded with Russians in the course of President Donald Trump’s White House bid and declared he has “nothing to hide.” Behind closed doors, Kushner spoke to staff members ...

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Trump lawyer Kasowitz threatens critic in emails

Marc E. Kasowitz, President Donald Trump’s longtime attorney representing him in the Russia investigations, reportedly sent angry, threatening and profane emails to a random stranger who criticized him this week, cursing at the man and telling him, “I already know ...

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FBI nominee: Trump-Russia probe is no ‘witch hunt’

WASHINGTON — Breaking with the president, the lawyer Donald Trump picked to lead the FBI declared Wednesday that he does not believe a special counsel investigation into possible coordination between Russia and the Trump election campaign is a “witch hunt.” ...

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