Paul Manafort

Jul 13, 2021

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.

Jun 27, 2019

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.

Apr 22, 2019

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 .

Mar 20, 2019

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."

Mar 7, 2019

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.

Mar 6, 2019

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.

Jan 24, 2019

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.

Jan 21, 2019

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 […]

Jan 14, 2019

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 […]

Dec 18, 2018

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.

Nov 30, 2018

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.

Nov 27, 2018

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.

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