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How Mueller can use the Manafort plea to get around the White House – if he wants

WASHINGTON – Special counsel Robert Mueller on Monday accused Paul Manafort – President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman – of breaching his cooperation agreement. In doing so, Mueller may have created the opportunity to release information outside of grand jury ...

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Mueller says Manafort lied after pleading guilty, should be sentenced immediately

Prosecutors with Special Counsel Robert Mueller said Monday that Paul Manafort breached his plea agreement, accusing President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman of lying repeatedly to them in their investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Manafort denied doing ...

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Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team defends legitimacy of appointment

WASHINGTON – The elevation of Matthew Whitaker to acting attorney general does not affect special counsel Robert Mueller’s eligibility to lead the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, Mueller’s team said in a court filing Monday. The ...

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Trump says he wouldn’t stop acting attorney general from curtailing Mueller probe

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump said he would not overrule his acting attorney general, Matthew Whitaker, if he decides to curtail the special counsel probe being led by Robert Mueller III into Russian interference in the 2016 election campaign. “Look, ...

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US judge refuses to toss Mueller probe case against Russian firm owned by ‘Putin’s chef’

A federal judge refused Thursday to dismiss the indictment of a Russian firm accused by Special Counsel Robert Mueller of funding part of a Russian effort to influence the 2016 U.S. election. Concord Management and Consulting – owned by Yevgeniy ...

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Roger Stone associate challenges Mueller’s special counsel appointment

WASHINGTON – A federal appeals court on Thursday is set to consider the validity of special counsel Robert Mueller’s appointment to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. The appeal, brought by an associate of Roger Stone, a longtime ...

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Mueller asks FBI to investigate claims women were offered money to say he behaved inappropriately

WASHINGTON – A spokesman for Robert Mueller said Tuesday that the special counsel’s office has asked the FBI to examine claims that women were offered money to say Mueller behaved inappropriately toward them decades ago. The spokesman, Peter Carr, issued ...

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Mueller said ready to deliver key findings in his Trump probe

Special Counsel Robert Mueller is expected to issue findings on core aspects of his Russia probe soon after the November midterm elections as he faces intensifying pressure to produce more indictments or shut down his investigation, according to two U.S. ...

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Rosenstein-McCabe feud dates to standoff in front of Mueller

WASHINGTON – Shortly after Robert Mueller III was appointed to investigate possible coordination between President Donald Trump’s campaign and the Kremlin, he was drawn into a tense standoff in which Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and then-acting FBI director Andrew ...

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FBI seized recording of Trump and Cohen discussing payments for story of ex-model who alleged affair

WASHINGTON – Federal investigators have an audio recording in which then-presidential candidate Donald Trump and his personal attorney Michael Cohen discussed in the fall of 2016 making payments for the story of Playboy centerfold Karen McDougal, who allegedly had an ...

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