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Manafort Indicted on 16 Charges in New York

Within minutes of Paul Manafort’s sentencing on federal charges today, New York announced 16 new indictments against Manafort, particularly of note because President Trump can’t pardon Manafort for state convictions. The charges today were brought by the Manhattan District Attorney in the New York Supreme Court in New York City. The charges, which include mortgage […]

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House Passes Series of Bills Against Putin and Russia

Amid continued concerns that President Trump has an odd affinity and leniency toward Russia and Russian President Putin, the Democratic majority House today passed a series of measures aimed at holding both Putin and Russia accountable for their actions. One measure condemns Russia’s annexation of Crimea and bars federal agencies from recognizing Crimea as part […]

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Congress Investigating Allegations Trump “Dangled Pardons to Obstruct Investigations”

Congress is now actively investigating allegations that President Trump and his legal team “dangled pardons” in order to obstruct existing investigations, according to The Hill. This news comes from a reliable source, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA), who posted a statement about this new investigation on Twitter. Schiff condemned both the private dangling […]