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Judge finds Manafort prosecution ‘distasteful,’ but allows case to proceed

A federal judge in Virginia concluded Tuesday that special counsels are given too much latitude and that the current one is prosecuting Paul Manafort only so he will offer evidence against President Donald Trump. But those thoughts do little for ...

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Paul Manafort ordered to jail after witness-tampering charges

FILE - In this July 18, 2016, file photo, Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort walks around the convention floor before the opening session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Manafort resigned in wake of campaign shakeup and revelations about Ukraine work.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

WASHINGTON – A federal judge ordered Paul Manafort to jail Friday over charges he tampered with witnesses while out on bail – a major blow for President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman as he awaits trial on federal conspiracy and ...

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US filing names P.R. managers in Manafort Ukraine lobbying push, targeted European politicians

Former FBI Director Robert Mueller, the special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 election, has indicated that he wants to interview President Donald Trump in relation to his investigation. (AP file photo)

WASHINGTON – Court officials inadvertently released a court filing Wednesday that identified two European public relations executives allegedly approached to solicit false testimony to aid Paul Manafort and also revealed names of several senior former European politicians one executive suggested ...

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Manafort plans to fight witness-tampering allegations

Former Trump presidential campaign chairman Paul Manafort plans to fight prosecutors’ claims that he tried to tamper with a witness – an accusation that could get him sent to jail before he goes on trial this summer on conspiracy and ...

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Friends of Manafort launch legal defense fund, citing expense of fighting Mueller prosecution

WASHINGTON – Friends of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort have launched a legal-defense fund to defray his attorney fees as he fights tax fraud, conspiracy and money-laundering charges filed by special counsel Robert Mueller III. In a statement released ...

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US judge demands FBI agent’s presence as Paul Manafort asks to toss evidence in special counsel Mueller probe

WASHINGTON – The FBI agent who swore out a May 2017 search warrant in the investigation of Paul Manafort will be in federal court Wednesday to testify if needed as Manafort’s lawyers ask a judge to toss evidence seized last ...

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Mueller wins as judge upholds his authority in Manafort case

(Bloomberg) — Special Counsel Robert Mueller prevailed Tuesday when a judge turned down a request by former Trump campaign Chairman Paul Manafort to dismiss a federal indictment accusing him of money laundering and working as an unregistered foreign agent. U.S. ...

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Mueller files new charges in Manafort, Gates case

Paul Manafort was using fraudulently obtained loans and tax-cheating tricks to prop up his personal finances as he became chairman of the Trump campaign in 2016, according to a new 32-count indictment filed against him and his business partner Thursday. ...

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Prosecutors seek May 14 trial date for Manafort and Gates

WASHINGTON – Prosecutors with special counsel Robert Mueller said Friday they will ask a federal judge to set a May 14 trial date for President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, and a business partner on fraud, conspiracy and ...

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