WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Monday backed Special Counsel Robert Mueller in the federal Russia investigation, allowing a case to proceed against a Russian company accused of helping fund a propaganda operation to sway the 2016 presidential election in Donald Trump’s favor.
By Nathan Layne, Karen Freifeld and Amanda Becker
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia (Reuters) – The head of a small Chicago bank was directly involved in approving $16 million in loans to former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort while seeking Manafort’s help securing a post in the new administration, a witness testified on Friday in Manafort’s fraud trial.
A Chicago bank chief pushed for $16 million in loans to Paul Manafort in return for help landing a post in the incoming Trump administration, a witness testified in the former Trump campaign chairman's federal fraud trial testified on Friday.
The number of Americans who consider Russia a threat to their country increased since 2015, as U.S. intelligence agencies concluded that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election and on new accusations of Russian meddling ahead of the November midterm elections.
By Andrew Osborn and Andrey Ostroukh
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia warned the United States on Friday it would regard any U.S. move to curb the activities of its banks as a declaration of economic war which it would retaliate against, stepping up a war of words with Washington over spiralling sanctions.
Rachel Maddow puts all the pieces together and shows how House Republicans plan to impeach Rod Rosenstein during the lame duck session of Congress after the midterm election.
The NRA's problems might be even worse than imagined as legal experts say that Mueller already has their tax returns, according to MSNBC's Ari Melber.
The secret tape where Devin Nunes admits that House Republicans are the only way to stop Mueller shows how Speaker of the House Paul Ryan betrayed his own country to protect Trump.
By Sarah N. Lynch, Nathan Layne and Karen Freifeld
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, who is on trial on tax and bank fraud charges, had $16.5 million in unreported taxable business income between 2010 and 2014, a U.S. Internal Revenue Service agent testified on Wednesday.
The trial of Paul Manafort, U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, is expected to shift focus on Thursday from his alleged tax evasion to bank fraud as the prosecution's case heads into its final two days.
The irony is that Trump's public behavior only makes it more likely that his private concerns will be realized.
In the audio clip, Rep. Devin Nunes was essentially describing the criminal activity that took place between the Russians and the Trump campaign.
It's an open question whether more Democratic candidates in close races are facing similar attacks without even being aware of them.
MSNBC's Ari Melber called out an absurd lie that Rudy Giuliani told in what is an increasingly desperate effort to prevent Trump from talking to Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
Trump's lawyers are trying to prevent a presidential interview with Special Counsel Robert Mueller because they are worried about Trump facing counts of witness tampering and obstruction of justice.
Law enforcement sources are saying that Special Counsel Robert Mueller will subpoena Donald Trump if the president continues to dodge an interview with the Special Counsel.
Trump's former lawyer in the 1990s Jay Goldberg warned Trump that his former fixer lawyer Michael Cohen, "who is himself under federal investigation over his business dealings, was 'not the type to be able to withstand the pressures of jail.'"
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican U.S. Senator Rand Paul said on Wednesday he delivered a letter from President Donald Trump to the Russian government during a trip to Moscow.
“I was honored to deliver a letter from President Trump to President Vladimir Putin’s administration. The letter emphasized the importance of further engagement in various areas including countering terrorism, enhancing legislative dialogue and resuming cultural exchanges,” Paul wrote in a Twitter post.
The MSNBC host noted that Manafort appears to have used his position on the Trump campaign to sell – for cash – a high-level job running the army.
Innocent people don't instigate a tug of war with investigators about what they should and shouldn't be asked about under oath.