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    Inside White House, a sense of both danger and relief in Mueller’s first moves
    Oct31

    Inside White House, a sense of both danger and relief in Mueller’s first moves

    Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s first charges in his sprawling Russia investigation were a one-two blow that partially caught the White House off guard but also offered a measure of relief, according to several of President Donald Trump’s aides, advisers, lawyers and others close to the case. The indictments of former campaign...

    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...

    The sudden fall of Washington’s ultimate powerbroker
    Oct31

    The sudden fall of Washington’s ultimate powerbroker

    Tony Podesta has epitomized the height of Washington influence and wealth for two decades.He has a home in Washington a few doors down from Barack Obama, a villa in Italy, an apartment in New York and a multi-million-dollar art collection. He’s been a K Street rainmaker, holding fundraisers for the party’s top elected officials and...

    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...

    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...

    Wife of accused in plot to assassinate Putin killed in Kiev shooting
    Oct31

    Wife of accused in plot to assassinate Putin killed in Kiev shooting

    The Ukrainian wife of a Chechen man accused by Russia of plotting to kill President Vladimir Putin was shot dead outside Kiev on Monday in an attack that also wounded her husband, Ukrainian interior ministry officials said. …read more Source: Global...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...