Chicago banker convicted in loans-for-Trump job scheme
A Manhattan jury convicted a Chicago banker for enabling Paul Manafort to get $16M in loans before helping get him an interview for a Trump administration job.
Manafort set to be arraigned on mortgage fraud charges
President Donald Trump's imprisoned former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, is set to be arraigned in New York City Thursday on state mortgage fraud charges that could keep him locked up if he is pardoned for federal crimes uncovered during the probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
Nothing wrong with help from Russians, Trump lawyer Giuliani says
President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani insisted there was "nothing wrong" with the president's 2016 campaign taking information from the Russians, as House Democrats pledged stepped-up investigations into campaign misconduct and possible crimes of obstruction detailed in special counsel Robert Mueller's report .
Mueller team requests delay due to ‘press of other work’
Special counsel Robert Mueller's team says it won't be able to meet a court deadline this week in part because of the "press of other work."
Manafort scheduled to learn sentence for tax and bank fraud
When former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is sentenced for tax and bank fraud, U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III will likely issue the same lecture he gives to drug dealers and bank robbers.
Prosecutors: Manafort ‘blames everyone’ but himself
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has not shown remorse or taken responsibility for his crimes, federal prosecutors said in a court filing two days ahead of his sentencing hearing.
Manafort denies lying to investigators after plea agreement
President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman on Wednesday denied allegations he lied to investigators after he began cooperating with them.
Politics and torts don’t mix, judge told
Today is Monday, the 40th anniversary of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 35-31 victory over the Dallas Cowboys in Super Bowl XIII. Here are some news items to get your week started. — Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul asks judge to keep the legislator’s political views off limits in his personal-injury lawsuit against neighbor. — Former Trump […]
Be careful before you hit ‘send’
Welcome to Monday, the 43rd anniversary of the premiere of “The Bionic Woman.” Here are some news items to get your week started. — Love might not last forever — but emails do. — California considers charging company with murder. — Scooter-rental companies face lawsuits from non-riders. — Robert Mueller seeks to connect dots to […]
Judge delays Flynn sentencing, ‘not hiding disgust’ at crime
A federal judge abruptly postponed the sentencing of President Donald Trump's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, on Tuesday, saying he could not hide his disgust for Flynn's crime of lying to the FBI and accusing him of selling out his country.
Mueller considers new charges for ex-Trump campaign chairman
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort may face additional charges after lawyers in the special counsel's Russia investigation said he lied to them and broke his plea agreement, prosecutors said Friday.
Mueller accuses Manafort of breaking plea agreement by lying
The special counsel in the Russia investigation is accusing former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort of violating his plea agreement by lying to investigators.