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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Trump doesnt think Stormy Daniels hush-money deal is valid, his lawyer says

Trump will not sue Daniels for breaking agreement. Move could kill attempts by Daniels attorney to force the president to testify Donald Trump does not believe porn actor and director Stormy Daniels hush-money deal, which his former personal lawyer said was done to influence the 2016 presidential election, is valid…

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‘Good job Jeff’: Trump blames Sessions as Republicans charged before midterms

President says legal actions against very popular congressmen have put victories in doubt Donald Trump has mounted another extraordinary attack on his attorney general, Jeff Sessions, blaming him for charges against two congressmen that he said jeopardised Republican chances in the forthcoming midterm elections. On Monday afternoon, the president voted…

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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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The public finance opportunity

If you’re a certain age, it’s likely that you’ve never given a second thought to buying a municipal bond or the process of bond buying, even if you’ve intuited, rightly, that’s it’s an intentionally opaque business. Yet there could be a big opportunity for startups, and for people looking for…

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Michael Cohen: at least 12 tapes handed to investigators after raid on Trump lawyer

Files passed to government following reports lawyer taped a phone call with Trump about possible payout to ex-Playboy model At least 12 audio files have been handed to the US government as part of the cache of material seized from Donald Trumps personal lawyer Michael Cohen, according to a new…

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US to impose new tariffs on additional $200B worth of Chinese imports

Video US begins process for tariffs on $200B in Chinese products ‘Special Report’ panel reacts to the strategy behind the Trump administration’s new charges on Chinese products. The Trump administration announced Tuesday that it has begun the process of implementing fresh tariffs on $200 billion worth of imported Chinese goods.…

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Democrats fear call to shame Trump admin officials will cost votes in midterms: report

Video Democrats call out Maxine Waters for encouraging incivility Congresswoman encourages supporters to confront Trump officials in public; reaction and analysis from the ‘Special Report’ All-Stars. Some Democrats are reportedly concerned that public appeals to “absolutely harass” Trump administration officials will come back to hurt them in the polls and…

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Democrat ‘welcomes’ VP Pence to Philadelphia with one-finger salute

The post by state Rep. Brian Sims, a Democrat from Philadelphia, came as Pence was in town for a fundraising event for the Republican Governors Association, PhillyVoice reported. The event drew scores of protesters.  Sims, 39, who is Pennsylvania’s first openly gay state legislator, apparently saw an opportunity to please…

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Trump press secretary Sarah Sanders ejected from Virginia restaurant

In week of controversy over family separation policy, staffer says she was asked to leave because I work for POTUS The White House press secretary, Sarah Sanders, claimed on Saturday that she was thrown out of a restaurant because she works for Donald Trump. Social media erupted, with some lavishing…

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Peter Fonda tweets he wants to ‘rip Barron Trump from his mother’ and put him in a ‘cage with pedophiles’

Peter Fonda is under fire for tweets he sent out about Barron Trump and Sarah Sanders.  (AP) Actor Peter Fonda took to Twitter Wednesday to ask a mob of people to “rip Barron Trump from his mother’s arms and put him in a cage with pedophiles.” He also called for…

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This Is What Happens To A Child’s Brain When They’re Physically Separated From Their Parents

Since early May, the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” immigration policy has resulted in the detention of more than 2,000 children, according to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The policy, which aims at prosecuting illegal border-crossing offenses, applies to all adults whether or not they come with children. Adults that do…

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Separation at the border: children wait in cages at south Texas warehouse

US Border Patrol allows reporters to visit but does not allow pictures or interviews at holding facility housing children as young as four Inside an old warehouse in south Texas, hundreds of children wait away from their parents in a series of cages created by metal fencing. One cage had…

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Nazis separated me from my parents as a child. The trauma lasts a lifetime | Yoka Verdoner

I know from experience that the Trump-sanctioned brutality at the US border with Mexico will scar its child victims for life The events occurring now on our border with Mexico, where children are being removed from the arms of their mothers and fathers and sent to foster families or shelters,…

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