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Manafort set to be arraigned on mortgage fraud charges

FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves Federal District Court, in Washington. Manafort is denying allegations he lied to investigators after he began cooperating with them. Lawyers for Manafort submitted a filing Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, aimed at knocking down claims by special counsel Robert Mueller's office that he intentionally lied and breached his plea agreement. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

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.

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Nothing wrong with help from Russians, Trump lawyer Giuliani says

FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2018, file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, speaks in Portsmouth, N.H. President Donald Trump's lawyers are putting the finishing touches on a rebuttal to the forthcoming report by special counsel Robert Mueller. Giuliani, one of the president's attorneys, said Tuesday, April 16, 2019, that their document will be dozens of pages long. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

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 .

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Judge delays Flynn sentencing, ‘not hiding disgust’ at crime

President Donald Trump's former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn and his wife Lori Andrade arrive at federal court in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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.

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