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    Dutch Lawyer Linked To Ex-Trump Campaign Chairman Sentenced
    Apr03

    Dutch Lawyer Linked To Ex-Trump Campaign Chairman Sentenced

    A Dutch attorney who once worked closely with U.S. President Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, has been sentenced to 30 days in prison and a $20,000 fine for lying to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators about contacts with an official in Trump’s 2016 campaign. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe...

    Gaudy socks aren’t the worst of Trudeau’s sins
    Apr03

    Gaudy socks aren’t the worst of Trudeau’s sins

    Monday on this page, Chris Nelson mused about what the reasons might be for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau falling out of favour in the polls with Canadian women. Well, Chris, unlike Trudeau, I can’t speak for all women. But if we were to compare it to a divorce, then I’d have to say it’s because too many resentments have piled...

    First sentence handed down in Russia meddling probe
    Apr03

    First sentence handed down in Russia meddling probe

    By Spencer S. Hsu | Washington Post WASHINGTON – A London-based lawyer was ordered to serve 30 days in prison after a federal judge Tuesday handed down the first sentence in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Alex van der Zwaan, 33, a son-in-law of a...

    Mueller has authorization to probe Manafort/Russia collusion
    Apr03

    Mueller has authorization to probe Manafort/Russia collusion

    By Spencer S. Hsu and Rosalind S. Helderman | Washington Post WASHINGTON – Special counsel Robert Mueller was authorized by a top Justice Department official to investigate whether Paul Manafort, the onetime chairman of President Donald Trump’s campaign, illegally coordinated with Russia to interfere in the 2016 election, new court filings...

    Alexander van der Zwaan is going to jail for lying to Mueller’s Russia probe
    Apr03

    Alexander van der Zwaan is going to jail for lying to Mueller’s Russia probe

    A Dutch lawyer tied to Paul Manafort gets 30 days in jail and a fine of $20,000. Alexander van der Zwaan, a Dutch lawyer who pleaded guilty to lying to special counsel Robert Mueller’s team, was sentenced to 30 days in jail Tuesday morning. He’s the first person charged in Mueller’s investigation into the Trump campaign’s...

    Mueller just confirmed he was investigating Manafort for collusion with Russia
    Apr03

    Mueller just confirmed he was investigating Manafort for collusion with Russia

    He was authorized to probe whether Manafort worked with Russian government officials to interfere with the presidential election. Special counsel Robert Mueller was appointed last May to oversee the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Since then, though, he’s charged former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort...

    Trump welcomes Baltic leaders as Russian tension boils
    Apr03

    Trump welcomes Baltic leaders as Russian tension boils

    President Donald Trump is welcoming the heads of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to the White House on Tuesday, setting up a likely contentious conversation about Russia as tension between the country and the United States have ratcheted up in recent weeks. The leaders — Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid, Latvian President Raimonds Vējonis and...

    Rosenstein specifically told Mueller to look into Manafort, gave investigation additional authority
    Apr03

    Rosenstein specifically told Mueller to look into Manafort, gave investigation additional authority

    Court filings have revealed that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has even broader authority than the already extensive power granted by Rod Rosenstein to investigate the Trump campaign “and any matters that arose or may arise directly from the investigation.” In an August 2, 2017 memo, Rosenstein gave the special counsel authority to investigate...

    Mueller authorized by DOJ to investigate alleged Manafort collusion with Russian government
    Apr03

    Mueller authorized by DOJ to investigate alleged Manafort collusion with Russian government

    Watch Video WASHINGTON DC — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told special counsel Robert Mueller in a classified August 2, 2017, memo that he should investigate allegations that President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was “colluding with Russian government officials” to interfere in the 2016 presidential...

    Playbook: ‘THE TRUMP SLUMP’
    Apr03

    Playbook: ‘THE TRUMP SLUMP’

    BREAKING OVERNIGHT … CNN’S KATELYN POLANTZ: “Mueller authorized by DOJ to investigate alleged Manafort collusion with Russian government”: “Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told special counsel Robert Mueller in a classified August 2, 2017, memo that he should investigate allegations that President Donald Trump’s former campaign...