Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, is in talks to plead guilty to criminal charges in a deal that would bring an end to a months-long investigation that has riled the President, according to sources familiar with the matter.
President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was found guilty on eight counts of financial crimes. Jurors were unable to reach a verdict on 10 charges, and Judge T.S. Ellis declared a mistrial on those counts. Click here for the indictment.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal, a Connecticut Democrat who serves on the Senate Judiciary and Armed Services committees, said Tuesday that the country is in a "Watergate moment" and "we need bipartisanship now more than ever to protect the special counsel."
Back before he controlled the GOP, before his endorsement seemed capable of swinging a primary, before he was President of the United States and before he'd won most Republican primaries in 2016, Donald Trump had very few friends in Congress.
Paul Manafort's jurors include teachers, contractors, engineers, an accountant, and one person who works for the Supreme Court, according to a list provided by the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.
President Donald Trump is planning to spend at least 40 days on the road campaigning for Republicans before the midterm elections in November, the President's top White House political advisers said on Tuesday.
Rep. Duncan Hunter and wife, Margaret, were indicted Tuesday on charges related to the misuse of $250,000 worth of campaign funds for personal expenses and the filing of false campaign finance records.
Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, pleaded guilty in Manhattan federal court on Tuesday to eight criminal counts including tax fraud, false statements to a bank and campaign finance violations tied to his work for Trump.
Rep. Duncan Hunter and his wife, Margaret, were indicted Tuesday on charges related to the misuse of $250,000 worth of campaign funds for personal expenses and the filing of false campaign finance records.
Michael Avenatti, the attorney for adult film star Stormy Daniels against President Donald Trump, said Tuesday that it is "clear as day" that Trump's fingerprints are "all over the crime scene" in connection with Michael Cohen's violation of campaign finance laws.
The Department of Veterans Affairs incorrectly processed hundreds of claims related to military sexual trauma last year -- a breakdown in procedure that may have "resulted in the denial of benefits to veterans who could have been entitled to receive them," according to a report from the VA's Office of the Inspector General released Tuesday.
Rudy Giuliani on Monday attempted to clarify his weekend remark that "truth isn't truth" as part of his explanation for why he doesn't believe that President Donald Trump should testify with special counsel Robert Mueller.
Chinese, Iranian and North Korean attempts to meddle in the 2018 US elections are, like Russia's efforts, "a sufficient national security concern," White House national security adviser John Bolton said Sunday.
The decision by President Donald Trump's legal team to allow White House counsel Don McGahn to talk to special counsel Robert Mueller without restrictions was made in part because the lawyers calculated they did not have a good legal standing to prevent it and because it fit with the strategy to be cooperative with the investigation, according to sources who sought to explain McGahn's extensive interviews.
In an interview with Reuters on Monday, President Donald Trump tried to explain why he is wary of sitting down with special counsel Robert Mueller to answer questions about Russia's interference in the 2016 election and the possibility of collusion between his campaign and the Russians.
President Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that one of his biggest critics in the intelligence community, James Clapper, is on his side in his dispute with former CIA Director John Brennan in an effort by the former director of national intelligence to retain his security clearance.
President Trump abruptly revoked the security clearance of former CIA director John Brennan, and he threatened to strip a bevy of other former national security officials of theirs as well. Wed, 22 Aug 2018 02:10:00 GMT
Michael Cohen, President Trump's longtime personal attorney, admitted Tuesday to violating federal campaign finance laws by arranging hush money payments to adult film star Stormy Daniels and former Playboy model Karen McDougal "at the direction" of then-candidate Trump. Wed, 22 Aug 2018 01:45:00 GMT
The arrest of a 24-year-old illegal immigrant in the murder of University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts sparked both mournful — and fiery — responses from politicians on Tuesday, as they pleaded with Congress to do more to protect U.S. citizens. Wed, 22 Aug 2018 01:39:00 GMT
President Trump exhorted West Virginia voters to back Republican Senate candidate Patrick Morrisey in November's midterm elections Tuesday night, but avoided any mention of the legal troubles of his former campaign chairman and former personal attorney. Wed, 22 Aug 2018 01:00:00 GMT
Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., and his wife, Margaret, were indicted on charges of illegally converting $250,000 in campaign funds for personal expenses and filing false records, prosecutors announced Tuesday. Wed, 22 Aug 2018 00:45:00 GMT
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer suggested Tuesday that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh had misled him during their hour-and-a-half one-on-one meeting at the Capitol, and claimed that Kavanaugh had failed to offer assurances that abortion rights would not be overturned if he is confirmed. Tue, 21 Aug 2018 22:15:00 GMT
A federal jury in Virginia convicted former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort on eight counts of bank and tax fraud, making him the first campaign associate of President Trump found guilty by a jury as part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe. Tue, 21 Aug 2018 22:00:00 GMT
Paul Manafort was convicted of eight bank and tax fraud charges on Aug. 21 after four days of deliberations, becoming the first campaign associate of President Trump found guilty by a jury in part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s long-running probe. Tue, 21 Aug 2018 21:07:00 GMT
Paul Manafort, a longtime political consultant who briefly led President Trump’s campaign, headed to court in what has become a highly publicized showdown between the Trump administration and Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Tue, 21 Aug 2018 20:56:00 GMT
The president made the statement at a campaign rally, hours after The Wall Street Journal reported that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said he was moving back an August timeline to publish a report on auto tariffs. Wed, 22 Aug 2018 00:12 GMT
American Airlines is cutting some of its international flights, including some money-losing service to China, as the world's largest airline faces a profit-crimping surge in fuel prices. Tue, 21 Aug 2018 21:51 GMT
The timing of Michael Cohen's plea deal, Microsoft's Russian hacking allegations, and Paul Manafort's trial raise some serious questions about Russia and the Trump campaign, John Carlin told CNBC on Tuesday. Tue, 21 Aug 2018 21:28 GMT
As the president traveled to a campaign rally, his former 2016 campaign chairman was convicted of eight felonies, and his longtime lawyer pleaded guilty to eight unrelated crimes. Tue, 21 Aug 2018 21:16 GMT
S&P futures briefly fell after President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, pleading guilty on Tuesday, said a candidate for federal office directed him to make payments for the "principal purpose of influencing" the election. Tue, 21 Aug 2018 20:56 GMT
Manafort, who was in charge of Donald Trump's presidential campaign for several months in 2016, was tried on 18 counts, including charges of bank fraud and subscribing to false income tax returns. Tue, 21 Aug 2018 20:26 GMT
A private jet carrying rapper Post Malone blew two tires during takeoff at a small New Jersey airport but made a safe emergency landing hours later at an airport in New York. Tue, 21 Aug 2018 20:21 GMT
Over the past year, Juul has posted $1.29 billion in dollar sales — more than half of the $2.31 billion in sales the entire e-cigarette category saw, according to Nielsen data ended Aug. 11 compiled by Wells Fargo analyst Bonnie Herzog. Tue, 21 Aug 2018 20:14 GMT