The US president has publicly attacked the investigation as a “witch hunt” with no basis in fact.
Following weeks of intense speculation in Washington, Bob Mueller, the special investigator looking into Russian interference in the presidential election, has revealed his first indictments – and they could spell bad news for Donald Trump.
The headline name was Paul Manafort, who served as chairman – the campaign’s most senior figure – from June to August 2016, the turbulent months between Trump’s victory in the primaries and the Republican National Convention. Manafort surrendered to the FBI on Monday morning; his former business partner, …read more
Source: New Statesman