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Category: 2016 Elections

Mueller Asks Judge to Throw the Book at Manafort

Paul Manafort at the Republican National Convention on July 18, 2016.Patrick Fallon/Zuma Wire Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. In a lengthy sentencing memo released Saturday, Special Counsel Robert Mueller recommended that former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort face around 20 years in prison for committing “an array of felonies for over…

Top Trump Advisers Are Still Plotting a Dubious Nuclear Deal With the Saudis, Lawmakers Warn

President Donald Trump shakes hands with Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the Oval Office on March 20, 2018. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Top advisers to President Donald Trump plotted to orchestrate a major US national security move—the transfer of sensitive nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia—and…

Richard Burr Says There’s No Evidence of Collusion. How Would He Know?

Senate intelligence committee chairman Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) leaves a closed briefing on intelligence matters on Capitol Hill on December 4, 2018.Zach Gibson/Getty Images Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Senate intelligence committee chairman Richard Burr keeps saying his panel has found no evidence of collusion between President Donald Trump’s 2016…

How Paul Manafort Couldn’t Stop Colluding With a Suspected Russian Intelligence Associate

Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, continued doing work in Ukraine after he was indicted.Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. A boatload of revelations produced by special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation has already yielded strong evidence that Paul Manafort was colluding with pro-Putin forces when he…