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Paul Manafort

  1. the national interest
    No Collusion? Paul Manafort’s Partner Rick Gates Is Still Helping Robert MuellerRick Gates continues to rat out his old friends, so Manafort and the Trump campaign aren’t in the clear.
  2. politics
    Read New York State’s New 16-Count Indictment of Paul ManafortTrump wouldn’t be able to pardon Manafort for a potential state conviction. “No one is beyond the law in New York,” said Manhattan D.A. Cy Vance.
  3. crimes
    Paul Manafort’s Judge Ripped Him to Shreds Before His SentencingA running commentary of Judge Amy Berman Jackson’s pre-sentencing dressing down of Paul Manafort.
  4. russia investigation
    Paul Manafort: Beneficiary of America’s Sentencing GapThe problem isn’t Manafort’s short sentence, it’s the pampered treatment of defendants like him at the top of the criminal justice system.
  5. paul manafort
    Manafort Gets Light Sentence for Tax and Bank FraudHe’s not out of the woods yet, but Manafort’s sentence fell far short of the federal guidelines and prosecutors’ recommendations.
  6. russia investigation
    Mueller Recommends Paul Manafort Receive Up to 24 Years in PrisonUnfortunately for Manafort’s chances of ever getting out of prison, this recommended sentence only deals with his financial convictions in Virginia.
  7. russia investigation
    Manafort ‘Intentionally’ Lied to Mueller Investigation; Plea Deal VoidedPaul Manafort is now the fourth Trump surrogate to be caught lying to investigators about campaign contacts with Russia.
  8. politics
    Everything We’ve Learned From Robert Mueller’s InvestigationTrump keeps saying Mueller hasn’t found anything, but he’s charged over 30 people and laid out many ways Russia tried to influence the 2016 election.
  9. russia investigation
    Judge Allows White-collar Criminal to Wear White Collar to CourtPaul Manafort will be allowed to wear one of his expensive suits, not a prison jumpsuit, to court Friday.
  10. the national interest
    Republican Senator Gives Hilariously Incriminating Defense of ManafortKnown Russian agent “was someone Paul Manafort had known for a very long time and trusted,” insists Senator James Lankford. Well, okay then!
  11. the national interest
    Trump Had Nothing to Do With His Own Inauguration, White House SaysTrump’s not the kind of person who would pay attention to the massive sums being raised and spent off his name.
  12. the national interest
    Everybody Says Mueller Is Almost Done. What If He Isn’t?What we know from Mueller is still a small fraction of the publicly available facts about Trump’s long relationship with Russia.
  13. the national interest
    The Department of Justice Calls Donald Trump a FelonTrump’s lawyer was a criminal, he is providing evidence on Trump and Russia.
  14. trump tweets
    Note to Trump: The Mueller Probe Costs Roughly $0.00 — Not $40 MillionTrump accuses Mueller of “wasting more than $40,000,000 (is that possible?).” (No, Mr. President, it is not.)
  15. the national interest
    If Trump Didn’t Collude, Why Does He Keep Obstructing Justice?The theory that Trump is simply upset about his election’s legitimacy being questioned is looking worse and worse.
  16. politics
    Wait, Does Paul Manafort Have Gout?He’s apparently suffering from serious foot inflamation.
  17. investigations
    What Exactly Did Paul Manafort Do to Earn That $66 Million?He averted a trial, and with it, the chance for the public to learn more about the most suspicious parts of his long and shady résumé.
  18. statement suits
    Paul Manafort Barred From Wearing Fancy Suit to CourtHis motion to wear suits was denied by a judge who said Manafort should be treated like everyone else.
  19. the law
    Paul Manafort Has Nothing Left But InformationBy cooperating with the feds, he’s cashing in his last asset.
  20. paul manafort
    Paul Manafort to Cooperate With Special Counsel in Possible Blow to TrumpThe surprise agreement, which comes after months of Manafort stonewalling, may be very bad news for the president.
  21. the law
    What Would a Joint Defense Agreement Between Manafort and Trump Mean?Unpacking the implications of an arrangement Rudy Giuliani seemed to tease.
  22. NYC DA Mulls Slapping Trump Organization With Criminal ChargesBecause Trump wouldn’t be able to pardon his way out of this, it’s a potentially momentous development.
  23. the national interest
    Trump, Obstructing Justice Again, Asked Lawyers About Manafort PardonTrump is just very compassionate, and willing to look guilty to help an old friend, who by the way he barely knows.
  24. Frank Rich: The Endgame for Trump Comes Into ViewThe tumult of this week hasn’t finished off his presidency yet, but the final stages look closer by the day.
  25. Why Republicans, Not Democrats, Want the Midterms to Be About ImpeachmentThe Democratic base is sufficiently fired up, but the GOP hopes the rising threat of impeachment can rally Trump’s voters in November.
  26. manafort trial
    Manafort Juror: One ‘Holdout’ Kept Him From Being Convicted on All CountsPaula Duncan, a Trump supporter, said she didn’t want Manafort to be guilty, “but he was, and no one’s above the law.”
  27. Fox News Host: Trump Said He’d ‘Consider’ Manafort PardonTrump may be testing the waters in an upcoming interview, though legal experts and Senate Republicans warn that pardoning Manafort is a bad idea.
  28. What Did the Manafort Verdict and Cohen Plea Deal Really Change?Four members of New York’s politics team discuss the upshot of the latest developments in the trials of Trump’s inner circle.
  29. Report: Aides Plan to Distract Trump from Russia Probe With Rallies and Golf“The busier he is, the less likely he’s going to get in these moods and watch TV and get more and more angry.”
  30. 5 Ways the Cohen and Manafort News Adds to Trump’s Legal JeopardyPresident Trump was implicated in a federal crime, and while he probably won’t be charged anytime soon, the legal risks are still massive.
  31. ‘Law and Order’ Candidate Donald Trump Is Surrounded by CriminalsLock them up.
  32. Paul Manafort Found Guilty on 8 Counts in Fraud TrialDonald Trump’s 2016 campaign manager is now, officially, a white-collar criminal.
  33. paul manafort
    Trump Defends Manafort, a ‘Very Good Person’ Whose Trial Is ‘Very Sad’“I don’t talk about that,” Trump said when asked if he would pardon his former campaign chairman.
  34. Judge Ellis Knows What He’s Doing in the Manafort TrialAnd rumors that the trial has Mueller on the ropes have been greatly exaggerated.
  35. Manafort’s Lawyers Get Personal As Rick Gates’s Testimony Wraps UpProsecutors expect to rest their case against Paul Manafort on Friday.
  36. The Whole Republican Party Seems to Be Going to Jail NowIt’s been the most corrupt 24 hours of Trump’s administration yet.
  37. the manafort challenge
    Paul Manafort’s Relatable Reaction to Taxes: ‘WTF?’“Rick I just saw this. WTF? How could I be blindsided like this.”
  38. Rick Gates Says on the Stand That He Committed Crimes With Paul ManafortWell, when you put it like that …
  39. the law
    Paul Manafort’s First Trial Is a Sideshow. The Next One Won’t Be.The real action is already happening across the Potomac, where another Manafort trial is bound to be much more revealing.
  40. shots fired
    Buzz Bissinger Says Paul Manafort’s $15,000 Ostrich Jacket Is ‘Ugly Looking’Shots fired!
  41. Team Trump’s Explanations for Mueller Tirade Make Less and Less SenseAfter Trump called on Sessions to end the “rigged witch hunt,” reports claimed he’s actually eager to talk to Mueller, and thinks he’ll clear himself.
  42. ostrich leather
    Behold Paul Manafort’s $15,000 Ostrich JacketA noble bird had to give their life for this?
  43. the manafort challenge
    More Details on How Paul Manafort Spent $1.26 Million on Menswear in Five YearsAt just two stores.
  44. Manafort’s Expensive Suits Were the Talk of the Courtroom TodayTrump’s former campaign manager spent at least $1.26 million on clothes in a span of four years.
  45. Paul Manafort’s Trial: Everything We Learned on Day OneThe choice for jurors: Is Manafort a lavish spender who lied to avoid paying taxes, or a gifted political strategist duped by his devious deputy?
  46. Mueller Referred 3 Cases on Illicit Foreign Lobbying to New York ProsecutorsThey involve top U.S. lobbyists and operatives linked to Paul Manafort – both Republicans and Democrats – who failed to register as foreign agents.
  47. criminal jackets
    Paul Manafort Apparently Spent $15,000 on a Jacket Made From an OstrichThe first day of his trial included even more details about the former Trump campaign manager’s ridiculous spending habits.
  48. Paul Manafort’s Trial: Everything You Need to KnowWhile the first trial stemming from the Mueller probe will focus on bank and tax fraud, not collusion, there could be major implications for Trump.
  49. Manafort’s Trial Delayed to July 31 So His Lawyers Can Better PrepareA federal judge will give Paul Manafort’s lawyers a six-day extension so they can review around 120,000 pages of documents ahead of his trial.
  50. Mueller Requests Immunity for 5 Witnesses Set to Testify Against ManafortA judge also denied Paul Manafort’s request to move his tax and bank-fraud trial, which is set to start next week, out of the D.C. area.
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