The jury convicted Paul Manafort, President Trump’s onetime campaign chairman, on five counts of filing false tax returns, one count of not filing a report on a foreign bank account and two bank fraud counts.
If it were anyone but the president, Michael Cohen’s statement that he arranged payments to Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal “at the direction” of then-candidate Donald Trump would suggest a criminal case could be in the offing.
Peter Brimelow, who has promoted white nationalists on his website, was a recent guest at a birthday bash for President Trump’s top economic adviser. Kudlow expressed regret after learning of Brimelow’s views: “If I had known this, we would never have invited him.”
Mark Gordon celebrates with supporters during an election night party. (AP)
Wyoming State Treasurer Mark Gordon is projected to win the GOP gubernatorial nomination, beating five other Republicans — including one who got an eleventh-hour endorsement from President Trump — to succeed two-term Gov. Matt Mead. Elsewhere, Alaska voters cast ballots in statewide races. Polls closed at midnight and 1 a.m. Eastern.
The judge denied President Trump’s motion to dismiss allegations of assault and battery, destruction of property and negligent hiring and supervising, saying that a jury could find that Trump “authorized and condoned” the security guards’ conduct.