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    White House Dismisses 2 Indictments, Guilty Plea in Russia Probe
    Oct31

    White House Dismisses 2 Indictments, Guilty Plea in Russia Probe

    Even though Paul Manafort was indicted Monday on charges that weren’t connected to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, some legal experts think prosecutors are pursuing leverage for more information. Further, the guilty plea by a low-level campaign adviser could be a more direct link. “If I were [Manafort’s] lawyer, I would...

    Paul Manafort indictment: Money laundering, Ukraine connections but what about Russia?

    They are serious charges, which suggest a pattern of illegal behaviour. …read more Source: Global...

    Mueller Investigation Claims Casualty in Clintonworld
    Oct31

    Mueller Investigation Claims Casualty in Clintonworld

    The Dems and their media allies had very effectively convinced themselves that the Russians only had eyes for Republicans. The problem with convincing yourself of something that’s completely untrue is that reality eventually begins catching up. Democratic power lobbyist Tony Podesta, founder of the Podesta Group, is stepping down from the...

    Vox Sentences: Documents, pompousness, incompetence, Papadopoulos
    Oct31

    Vox Sentences: Documents, pompousness, incompetence, Papadopoulos

    Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world, curated by Ella Nilsen. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. Robert Mueller hands down his first indictments; Kevin Spacey is in the middle of the latest...

    How the Manafort Indictment Gave Bite to a Toothless Law
    Oct31

    How the Manafort Indictment Gave Bite to a Toothless Law

    The indictment of Trump campaign officials Paul Manafort and Rick Gates on Monday is, among many other things, the most significant prosecution of a Foreign Agents Registration Act violation ever.Manafort and Gates have been charged with a litany of federal crimes including conspiracy against the United States and tax fraud. They’re also...

    Gunman Kills Woman Who Fought Russian-backed Rebels in Ukraine
    Oct31

    Gunman Kills Woman Who Fought Russian-backed Rebels in Ukraine

    A couple who survived an assassination attempt in June is attacked by a gunman spraying their car with bullets, killing the wife and injuring the husband. …read more Source: The New York...

    From here on in, it only gets harder for Donald Trump
    Oct31

    From here on in, it only gets harder for Donald Trump

    Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort (C) leaves federal court, Oct. 30, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Keith Lane/Getty Images) Venomous spiders on a giant wispy web haunt the South Portico of the White House for Halloween, but there is no doubt now that the capital’s creepy-crawlies are slavering for meatier prey than the mere...

    Indicted Campaign Adviser Remained Closely Tied To Trumpworld Into 2017
    Oct30

    Indicted Campaign Adviser Remained Closely Tied To Trumpworld Into 2017

    Asked Monday about the explosive indictment of two former Trump campaign officials, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders responded with a familiar refrain, casting the pair as independent actors whose alleged misdeeds were entirely unrelated to the campaign. “Today’s announcement has nothing to do with the President and...

    Tony Podesta Resignation Follows String of Foreign Lobbying Disclosure Violations
    Oct30

    Tony Podesta Resignation Follows String of Foreign Lobbying Disclosure Violations

    The resignation of high-powered Democratic lobbyist Tony Podesta from the firm bearing his name follows a string of failures by him to disclose his advocacy for foreign entities that put him under the microscope of special prosecutor Robert Mueller. Podesta’s decision to leave the Podesta Group was announced to the firm on Monday morning,...

    Who did Manafort and Gates work for in Ukraine and Russia?
    Oct30

    Who did Manafort and Gates work for in Ukraine and Russia?

    Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III on Monday revealed an indictment against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his longtime business partner Rick Gates, as well as charges against former Trump foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos, who pleaded guilty earlier this month. The developments stem from a sweeping investigation...