Mueller’s Top Deputy Is Leaving, Signalling End to Special Counsel Probe

There have been many rumors in recent weeks that the special counsel investigation being led by Robert Mueller is nearly over. Some people think Mueller’s report will be issued by the end of the month, but that is just speculation. read more

Judge sentences Trump ex-aide Manafort to 3-1/2 more years in prison

By Andy Sullivan and Jan Wolfe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump‘s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was sentenced on Wednesday to about 3-1/2 more years in prison for charges arising from Special Counsel Robert Mueller‘s probe into Russia‘s role in the 2016 U.S. election, with the judge giving him a stern lecture about his lies and criminal behavior. read more