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    Tony Podesta stepping down from lobbying giant amid Mueller probe
    Oct30

    Tony Podesta stepping down from lobbying giant amid Mueller probe

    Democratic power lobbyist Tony Podesta, founder of the Podesta Group, is stepping down from the firm that bears his name after coming under investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller.Podesta announced his decision during a firm-wide meeting Monday morning and is alerting clients of his impending departure. Podesta is handing over full...

    What you need to know about the Manafort, Gates indictment
    Oct30

    What you need to know about the Manafort, Gates indictment

    The 31-page, 12-count indictment against Paul Manafort and Richard Gates focuses on their years as political consultants and lobbyists working with Ukraine. It alleges that they received tens of millions of dollars for their Ukraine work, and to hide that income, they laundered the money through “scores of United States and foreign corporations,...

    5 things we learned from Robert Mueller’s indictment of Paul Manafort
    Oct30

    5 things we learned from Robert Mueller’s indictment of Paul Manafort

    Mueller is trying to flip the former top Trump adviser against the president. The first big indictment in the Trump-Russia investigation has nothing to do with the president himself or with his campaign’s possible collusion with Russia in the 2016 election. Instead, special counsel Robert Mueller’s 31-page indictment against former...

    5 things we learned from Robert Mueller’s indictment of Paul Manafort
    Oct30

    5 things we learned from Robert Mueller’s indictment of Paul Manafort

    Mueller is trying to flip the former top Trump adviser against the president. The first big indictment in the Trump-Russia investigation has nothing to do with the president himself or with his campaign’s possible collusion with Russia in the 2016 election. Instead, special counsel Robert Mueller’s 31-page indictment against former...

    The Day Gets Even More Interesting: Tony Podesta Steps Down From His Lobbying Firm
    Oct30

    The Day Gets Even More Interesting: Tony Podesta Steps Down From His Lobbying Firm

    The Paul Manafort indictment, released today, contained an easily-solved mystery. Who did Manafort work with in the United States to influence the American government? Here are paragraphs 20 through 22: 20. As part of the scheme, in February 2012, MANAFORT and GATES solicited two Washington, C., firms (Company A and Company B) to lobby in the...

    The Day Gets Even More Interesting: Tony Podesta Steps Down From His Lobbying Firm
    Oct30

    The Day Gets Even More Interesting: Tony Podesta Steps Down From His Lobbying Firm

    The Paul Manafort indictment, released today, contained an easily-solved mystery. Who did Manafort work with in the United States to influence the American government? Here are paragraphs 20 through 22: 20. As part of the scheme, in February 2012, MANAFORT and GATES solicited two Washington, C., firms (Company A and Company B) to lobby in the...

    Trump-Russia probe charges: 2 not guilty pleas, 1 guilty
    Oct30

    Trump-Russia probe charges: 2 not guilty pleas, 1 guilty

    WASHINGTON — A former campaign adviser to President Donald Trump has pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his contacts with Russians, special counsel Robert Mueller said Monday, while Trump’s former campaign manager and that official’s business partner pleaded not guilty to felony charges of conspiracy against the United States...

    A Guide to Understanding the Manafort Indictment
    Oct30

    A Guide to Understanding the Manafort Indictment

    For once, the Twitter speculation was mainly correct. When news broke Friday night that Special Counsel Robert Mueller had obtained an indictment, the smart money pegged former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. After all, the FBI had raided Manafort’s home and widespread reporting indicated that he had complex and lucrative dealings...

    Mueller: Trump Campaign Adviser George Papadopoulos Hunted for “Dirt” in “Thousands of Emails”
    Oct30

    Mueller: Trump Campaign Adviser George Papadopoulos Hunted for “Dirt” in “Thousands of Emails”

    A former adviser to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign secretly pled guilty to lying to the FBI about his contacts with representatives of the Russian government during the campaign. According to court documents unsealed Monday, George Papadopoulos, a foreign policy adviser on Trump’s campaign, confessed to repeatedly attempting to...

    It sure looks like there was collusion between the Trump operation and Russia
    Oct30

    It sure looks like there was collusion between the Trump operation and Russia

    Look at the whole story and tell me this isn’t suspicious. Two things are true about the indictments unsealed by special counsel Bob Mueller Monday: They don’t provide a “smoking gun” proving collusion between Donald Trump’s operation and Russia. They make it almost impossible to believe that there wasn’t collusion between...