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    The deep roots of Trump’s Manafort problem
    Oct31

    The deep roots of Trump’s Manafort problem

    It was clear from the beginning that Paul Manafort was problematic.When Donald Trump hired him in March 2016 to help him tamp down a delegate revolt at the Republican convention, Manafort’s distasteful associations were widely known in Washington. He hadn’t worked for an American political candidate since Bob Dole, in 1996, and he had...

    Trump Fumes As Mueller’s Investigation Enters New Phase With Charges
    Oct31

    Trump Fumes As Mueller’s Investigation Enters New Phase With Charges

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Muller’s charges Monday against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and two other aides marked a new phase in his sprawling investigation into Russia and President Donald Trump, underscoring the ongoing threat Mueller poses to the president. Trump immediately sought to distance himself after...

    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,...

    Eyewitnesses Ponder Real Reasons Behind Raid On Kyiv Nightclub, Question Excessive Force
    Oct30

    Eyewitnesses Ponder Real Reasons Behind Raid On Kyiv Nightclub, Question Excessive Force

    Eyewitnesses and human rights advocates say Ukrainian authorities used excessive force when they arrested 17 young clubgoers for drug possession and detained 32 others they described as draft dodgers in an early morning raid on a popular Kyiv nightclub. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Paul Manafort’s Alleged Money-Laundering Scheme Was Exposed Months Ago
    Oct30

    Paul Manafort’s Alleged Money-Laundering Scheme Was Exposed Months Ago

    The charges against Donald Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort and his protégé Rick Gates, the first in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s sweeping investigation, primarily involve laundering money earned in Ukraine without paying taxes or registering as a foreign lobbyist. A main conduit for moving these funds from offshore companies to the...

    Former Trump Campaign Chairman Manafort, Business Associate Plead Not Guilty To Charges In Russia Probe
    Oct30

    Former Trump Campaign Chairman Manafort, Business Associate Plead Not Guilty To Charges In Russia Probe

    U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and his associate Rick Gates have pleaded not guilty to conspiring to defraud the United States in their dealings with Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Here is What I Saw at the Valdai Club Conference
    Oct30

    Here is What I Saw at the Valdai Club Conference

    Anatol Lieven Security, Eurasia The statements and exchanges at the conference regarding relations with the West were of the “he said, she said” variety that have become so drearily familiar over the years. The Valdai Club conference this year took place in an immense, usually empty hotel in the Caucasus Mountains above the town of Sochi. The...

    Hillary Clinton Spotted Cavorting with Focus of Mueller Investigation, Tony Podesta
    Oct30

    Hillary Clinton Spotted Cavorting with Focus of Mueller Investigation, Tony Podesta

    Former Secretary of State and two-time losing Democrat candidate for President Hillary Clinton was spotted meeting with figures who feature prominently in an investigation into corruption, spearheaded by special counsel Robert Mueller. …read more Source:...

    Amid Controversy, Putin Unveils Monument To Victims Of Political Repression
    Oct30

    Amid Controversy, Putin Unveils Monument To Victims Of Political Repression

    Amid controversy over his own methods of maintaining control over Russia, President Vladimir Putin has unveiled a memorial dedicated to victims of Soviet-era government repression and said the years of suffering at the hands of the state must never be forgotten. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...