Paul Manafort reportedly close to Mueller plea deal to avoid second trial

Reports say Manafort, who was convicted on eight counts of fraud last month, likely to enter guilty plea in court on Friday Paul Manafort, Donald Trumps former campaign chairman, is close to reaching a plea deal with prosecutors to avoid a second trial on further criminal charges, according to reports.…

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While You Were Offline: Donald Trump Meets a Full-Courthouse Press

When this week started, I genuinely thought that I’d be writing about Madonna’s surreal VMA appearance or perhaps Cher’s continuing Abba tributes. Alas, that was not to be. It turned out to be a week in which all manner of big political events happened around the President of the United…

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Trump and ‘collusion’: what we know so far about Mueller’s Russia investigation

The special counsel has secured multiple indictments, and an agreement with Paul Manafort that could pose a threat to Trump The comedian and activist Randy Credico met last week with investigators working with special counsel Robert Mueller. He came away impressed. I think these people know everything already, Roger Stone,…

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Six Big Questions After the Cohen and Manafort Bombshells

The hour of 4 pm Tuesday, potentially one of the most consequential hours in the history of the American presidency, made clear that history books will almost certainly note Donald Trump’s surprise 2016 election win with an asterisk. Just minutes apart, in courtrooms in New York and outside Washington, DC,…

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