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The Mueller report is out, but the probes continue

Apr 20, 2019 - 9:15 AM

The final report from the probe makes clear that more than a dozen other cases, most of them secret, remain in the pipeline

RELEASED. An illustration shows printed pages of the Mueller Report at an office on April 18, 2019, in Washington, DC. Photo by Eva Hambach / AFP

Even more jail time for Trump ex-campaign chief as he faces New York charges

Mar 14, 2019 - 11:35 AM

New York prosecutors file mortgage fraud and other charges against Paul Manafort, Donald Trump's former campaign chief, just minutes after he was sentenced to an additional 43 months in prison in another case

CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 17: Paul Manafort, Campaign Manager for Donald Trump, speaks on the phone while touring the floor of the Republican National Convention at the Quicken Loans Arena as final preparations continue July 17, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Republican National Convention begins tomorrow. Win McNamee/Getty Images/AFP

Trump ex-campaign chief Paul Manafort jailed for 43 more months

Mar 14, 2019 - 12:25 AM

Paul Manafort's case is the highest-profile yet stemming from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election

ANOTHER 43 MONTHS. In this file photo taken on June 15, 2018 Paul Manafort goes through security as he arrives for a hearing at US District Court on June 15, 2018 in Washington, DC. File photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's toll: 6 top Trump aides (so far)

Mar 08, 2019 - 11:04 AM

Since May 2017, when he took over the investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 US election , Robert Mueller has filed charges against 6 former senior aides and associates of Trump

RUSSIA PROBE. Investigators have asked the White House to hand over records related to the Russia probe. Trump file photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images/AFP; Robert Mueller file photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Trump ex-campaign chief Manafort sentenced to 47 months in prison

Mar 08, 2019 - 8:49 AM

This is the stiffest sentence yet given to an associate of US President Donald Trump in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian election meddling

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 27: Paul Manafort, advisor to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign, checks the teleprompters before Trump's speech at the Mayflower Hotel April 27, 2016 in Washington, DC. A real estate billionaire and reality television star, Trump beat his GOP challengers by double digits in Tuesday's presidential primaries in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Deleware, Rhode Island and Connecticut. "I consider myself the presumptive nominee, absolutely," Trump told supporters at the Trump Tower following yesterday's wins. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/AFP

Trump campaign chief faces up to 24 years in jail after breaking plea deal

Feb 16, 2019 - 2:24 PM

Paul Manafort is one of 7 former Trump campaign associates who have been charged by the team of Special Counsel Robert Mueller

INDICTED. In this file photo taken on December 11, 2017 former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort leaves Federal Court in Washington, DC. Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP

Assange starts legal bid to unseal U.S. charges against him

Jan 23, 2019 - 11:48 PM

Lawyers of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange file his application with the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights

US CHARGES. In this file photo, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange speaks on the balcony of the Embassy of Ecuador in London on May 19, 2017. File photo by Justin Tallis/AFP

Trump campaign chief wanted polling data to go to Ukrainian oligarchs – report

Jan 10, 2019 - 1:57 PM

CNN says the development demonstrates Paul Manafort had an interest in taking money from a foreign country while he led Trump's campaign

CAMPAIGN CHIEF. In this file photo taken on June 15, 2018, Paul Manafort arrives for a hearing at US District Court on in Washington, DC. File photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP

Trump campaign chief gave polling data to Russian

Jan 09, 2019 - 2:52 PM

Paul Manafort denies allegations from the Russian collusion investigation of Special Counsel Robert Mueller that he had lied about his dealings with Konstantin Kilimnik

PAUL MANAFORT. Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort leaves the Prettyman Federal Courthouse following a hearing November 2, 2017 in Washington, DC. File photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/AFP

Ex-Trump campaign chair denies meeting WikiLeaks' Assange

Nov 28, 2018 - 10:55 AM

'This story is totally false and deliberately libelous. I have never met Julian Assange or anyone connected to him,' Paul Manafort says in reaction to a report by 'The Guardian'

MEETING WITH ASSANGE? In this file photo taken on June 15, 2018 Paul Manafort, Donald Trump's former campaign chief, arrives for a hearing at US District Court in Washington, DC. File photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort to plead guilty to conspiracy charges

Sep 14, 2018 - 10:39 PM

Seven charges in a previous indictment against Manafort were reduced to just two in a criminal information submitted to the court Friday by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, signaling a deal had been made with Manafort's lawyers to accept guilt

PLEADING GUILTY. In this file photo taken on December 11, 2017 former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort leaves Federal Court in Washington, DC. File photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP

Trump denies wrongdoing, slams Cohen 'stories' on hush payments

Aug 22, 2018 - 11:09 PM

(UPDATED) While the full implications for the real estate mogul-turned-president remain unclear, Cohen's statements – and the prospect of more revelations to come – puts Trump in legal peril

HUSH MONEY. Donald Trump file photo by Olivier Douliery/AFP. Michael Cohen file photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images/AFP

Manafort conviction and Cohen plea boost Mueller probe

Aug 22, 2018 - 3:33 PM

Experts say every win counts for Robert Mueller, with a growing record of success making it more likely he will secure cooperation from future witnesses

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Paul Manafort: from Trump campaign to prison

Aug 22, 2018 - 9:18 AM

What should have been his dream job ended up being his undoing

PAUL MANAFORT. Donald Trump's former campaign manager is convicted of 5 counts of making false income tax returns, two counts of bank fraud, and one of failure to report foreign bank and financial accounts. AFP file photos

Trump's ex-campaign chief Manafort guilty of fraud

Aug 22, 2018 - 8:14 AM

Paul Manafort is found guilty on 8 charges: 5 counts of making false income tax returns, two counts of bank fraud, and one of failure to report foreign bank and financial accounts

GUILTY. In this file photo taken on June 15, 2018 Paul Manafort, Donald Trump's former campaign chief, arrives for a hearing at US District Court in Washington, DC. File photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Jury begins fourth day of deliberations in Manafort trial

Aug 21, 2018 - 11:24 PM

The case against Paul Manafort stems from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian election interference and possible collusion between the Trump campaign team and Moscow

INDICTED. In this file photo taken on December 11, 2017 former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort leaves Federal Court in Washington, DC. File photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Jury adjourns without verdict in Manafort trial

Aug 21, 2018 - 3:54 PM

While Paul Manafort is not charged with any crimes related to his brief time as Donald Trump's campaign chairman, the trial is seen as an important test for the Mueller probe

ADJOURNED. In this file photo, Paul Manafort walks outside the William B. Bryant US Courthouse Annex on October 30, 2017 in Washington,DC. File photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Prosecutors focus on Manafort 'lies' as trial draws to a close

Aug 16, 2018 - 4:55 PM

Paul Manafort, a Republican political consultant and lobbyist, is charged with 18 counts of tax evasion and bank fraud

PAUL MANAFORT. Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort leaves the Prettyman Federal Courthouse following a hearing November 2, 2017 in Washington, DC. File photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/AFP

Former Trump campaign chief goes on trial for bank and tax fraud

Jul 31, 2018 - 1:59 PM

(UPDATED) Paul Manafort is the first defendant to go to court to fight charges stemming from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election

TRIAL. In this file photo taken on December 11, 2017 former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort leaves Federal Court in Washington, DC. File photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP

Ex-Trump aide paid European politicians for Ukraine lobby

Feb 24, 2018 - 10:47 AM

The indictment says Paul Manafort retained the so-called Hapsburg Group of onetime politicians to 'take positions favorable to Ukraine, including by lobbying the United States'

INDICTED. In this file photo taken on December 11, 2017 former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort leaves Federal Court in Washington, DC. Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP

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Feb 23, 2018 - 1:33 PM

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U.S. expands laundering, fraud charges vs ex-Trump campaign chief Manafort

Feb 23, 2018 - 9:30 AM

Paul Manafort and his former partner Richard Gates are charged in a separate 32-count indictment with defrauding the US Internal Revenue Service and lying to US banks in order to get some $20 million in loans

U.S. prosecutor Mueller charges lawyer with lying in Russia probe

Feb 21, 2018 - 6:30 AM

Robert Mueller's powerful team of investigators accuses Alex Van Der Zwaan of knowingly making false statements about his communications with Richard Gates

CHARGED. Attorney Alex van der Zwaan leaves U.S District Court after pleading guilty during a scheduled appearance February 20, 2018 in Washington, DC. Win McNamee/Getty Images/AFP

Ex-Trump aide Manafort sues Mueller, Justice Department

Jan 04, 2018 - 6:59 AM

Manafort charges that the Justice Department and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein gave Robert Mueller excessively broad authority in his investigation of possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia in the 2016 election

Methodically, prosecutor Mueller edges toward White House

Dec 05, 2017 - 4:14 PM

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's end-game – who precisely is in his sights and for what – remains unclear

CHIEF PROBER. In this file photo, Special counsel Robert Mueller (2nd L) leaves after a closed meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee June 21, 2017 at the Capitol in Washington, DC. Alex Wong/Getty Images/AFP

The Trump-Russia probe: What we know

Dec 02, 2017 - 8:58 AM

Here is what we know about the probe into allegations of Russian election meddling

RUSSIA PROBE. In this file photo, then Republican president-elect Donald Trump speaks during election night at the New York Hilton Midtown in New York on November 9, 2016. Jim Watson/AFP

Judge keeps former Trump campaign officials under house arrest

Nov 03, 2017 - 9:06 AM

Paul Manafort and Robert Gates have pleaded not guilty to charges that they allegedly hid millions of dollars gleaned from work with Ukrainian politician Viktor Yanukovych and his pro-Moscow political party

HOUSE ARREST. Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort leaves the Prettyman Federal Courthouse following a hearing November 2, 2017 in Washington, DC. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/AFP

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Oct 31, 2017 - 8:25 PM

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Duterte in Japan, Balag counter-affidavit, Trump aides charged | Midday wRap

Oct 31, 2017 - 12:59 PM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, October 31, 2017

Oct 31, 2017 - 11:40 AM

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Ex-Trump aides charged as Russia probe accelerates

Oct 31, 2017 - 7:37 AM

(UPDATED) The charges signal a dramatic new phase in special investigator Robert Mueller's investigation, one that holds grave peril for the Trump presidency

INDICTED. Paul Manafort walks outside the William B. Bryant US Courthouse Annex on October 30, 2017 in Washington,DC. Brendan Smialowski/AFP

First charges, plea deal emerge in Trump Russia probe

Oct 30, 2017 - 8:06 PM

(5th UPDATE) Paul Manafort and business partner Rick Gates were charged with allegedly hiding millions of dollars they earned working for former Ukrainian politician Viktor Yanukovych and his pro-Moscow political party

WANTED. In this file photo, Paul Manafort checks the teleprompters before Donald Trump's campaign speech at the Mayflower Hotel April 27, 2016 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/AFP

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Sep 19, 2017 - 8:28 PM

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Sep 19, 2017 - 12:19 PM

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U.S. investigators wiretapped Trump campaign chief Manafort – CNN

Sep 19, 2017 - 9:22 AM

US investigators wiretapped Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, under secret court order before and after the 2016 US presidential elections, CNN reports

WIRETAPPED. In this file photo, Paul Manafort, then campaign manager for Donald Trump, speaks on the phone while touring the floor of the Republican National Convention at the Quicken Loans Arena as final preparations continue July 17, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. Win McNamee/Getty Images/AFP

Ex-Trump campaign chief Manafort's home raided in Russia probe

Aug 09, 2017 - 11:53 PM

A Manafort spokesman confirms the raid which the Washington Post describes as a pre dawn search of Manafort s Alexandria Virginia home just outside of Washington on July 28

MANAFORT. Paul Manafort is interviewed on the floor of the Republican National Convention at the Quicken Loans Arena July 17, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. File photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images/AFP

Trump lashes out over Russia probe, after news of grand jury

Aug 04, 2017 - 9:12 AM

UPDATED The establishment of a grand jury will allow special counsel Robert Mueller to subpoena documents and get sworn testimony It could well lead to criminal indictments

Trump dictated son's statement on Russia talks – report

Aug 01, 2017 - 11:21 AM

The Post said the president dictated the statement to his son while on a flight home from the G20 summit in Germany

In this file photo, Donald Trump Jr. delivers a speech during a ceremony for the official opening of the Trump International Tower and Hotel on February 28, 2017 in Vancouver, Canada. Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images/AFP

Trump ex-campaign chief Manafort not testifying at Senate committee

Jul 25, 2017 - 11:40 PM

UPDATED A Senate committee investigating Russian election interference withdraws its subpoena compelling President Donald Trump s former campaign manager Paul Manafort to testify

MANAFORT. Paul Manafort, Campaign Manager for Donald Trump, speaks on the phone while touring the floor of the Republican National Convention at the Quicken Loans Arena as final preparations continue July 17, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images/AFP

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Jul 20, 2017 - 8:36 PM

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Trump son to testify before U.S. Senate panel

Jul 20, 2017 - 7:37 AM

It put Trump s son and son in law at the center of a burgeoning scandal involving multiple US investigations into whether Trump associates colluded with Moscow in its efforts to tilt the 2016 election

UNDER SCRUTINY. This file photo taken on January 17, 2017 shows Donald Trump Jr. arriving at Trump Tower in New York. John Moore/Getty Images North America/AFP

Top Obama officials to testify on Russian election interference

May 07, 2017 - 10:08 AM

Sally Yates could bring new pressure on the White House over what it knew about former national security advisor Michael Flynn s communications with Russian officials

In this file photo, then-Deputy Attorney General Sally Q. Yates speaks during a press conference at the Department of Justice on June 28, 2016 in Washington, DC. ete Marovich/Getty Images/AFP

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Feb 16, 2017 - 7:48 PM

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Feb 16, 2017 - 1:02 PM

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Feb 15, 2017 - 8:06 PM

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Trump aides had contacts with Russia during election – NYT

Feb 15, 2017 - 11:47 AM

The New York Times report says intercepted phone calls and phone records showed the repeated contacts with Moscow s intelligence community during the 2016 US presidential campaign season

In this file photo, Paul Manafort, then the campaign manager for Donald Trump, speaks on the phone while touring the floor of the Republican National Convention at the Quicken Loans Arena on July 17, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. Win McNamee/Getty Images/AFP

FBI email probe should not 'operate on innuendo' – Obama

Nov 03, 2016 - 8:05 AM

Obama: I do think that there is a norm that when there are investigations we don t operate on innuendo we don t operate on incomplete information we don t operate on leaks

In this file photo, US President Barack Obama sits alongside new FBI Director James Comey (R) during an installation ceremony at Federal Bureau of Investigation Headquarters in Washington, DC, October 28, 2013. Saul Loeb/AFP

FBI director's email letter broke recent pattern – report

Nov 02, 2016 - 10:59 AM

The FBI director s making public a new trove of emails connected to Hillary Clinton departed from decisions in recent months to keep quiet two separate investigations the New York Times reports

In this file photo, Director James Comey testifies before the House Judiciary Committee September 28, 2016 in Washington, DC. Win McNamee/Getty Images/AFP

Trump's embattled campaign chairman resigns

Aug 19, 2016 - 10:19 PM

3rd UPDATE This morning Paul Manafort offered and I accepted his resignation from the campaign Donald Trump says in a statement

RESIGNATION. In this photo, Paul Manafort (C), campaign advisor for US presidential candidate Donald Trump, talks with supporters and staff after a speech by Trump on the eve of his Indiana primary victory, in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, New York, USA, May 3, 2016. Photo by Justin Lane/EPA