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Special counsel Mueller taps more prosecutors to help with growing Trump probe

Special counsel Robert Mueller is tapping additional Justice Department resources for help with new legal battles as his year-old investigation of Russian interference with the 2016 election continues to expand. As Mueller pursues his probe, he’s making more use of ...

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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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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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Giuliani: Trump won’t sit for Mueller interview unless all ‘spygate’ documents can be reviewed

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudolph Giuliani said Tuesday that Trump will not agree to an interview with the special counsel until prosecutors allow the president’s legal team to review documents related to the FBI’s use of an informant ...

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Mueller’s team told Trump’s lawyers the special counsel cannot indict a sitting president

WASHINGTON – Special counsel Robert Mueller III’s team told President Donald Trump’s lawyers recently that prosecutors do not believe they can charge a sitting president with a crime under Justice Department guidelines, Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Wednesday. The special ...

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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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In bid to reveal secret memo, GOP congressman plans to seek federal audit of Mueller probe

WASHINGTON – A prominent House Republican plans to ask a federal financial watchdog to audit the office of special counsel Robert Mueller III, opening a new front of GOP attack on the secretive probe into Russian interference in the 2016 ...

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Federal judge says special counsel wants Manafort to ‘sing’ about Trump

A federal judge in Virginia on Friday sharply questioned the motivations of special counsel Robert Mueller III’s fraud prosecution of President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, saying it was aimed at getting him to provide evidence against the president. Judge ...

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