The filing ratchets up the legal pressure on former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his business partner, Rick Gates, as they prepare for a trial later this year on fraud and money laundering charges. The new indictment filed by Robert S. Mueller III contains 32 counts, including tax charges.
Republican Eric Greitens was taken into custody on charges stemming from a 2015 affair. Greitens previously said he won’t resign, despite calls from numerous Republican and Democratic state lawmakers to do so.
The defense secretary is expected to make the proposal despite President Trump’s call last summer for a ban on all transgender service members, according to two U.S. officials with knowledge of the issue. The issue erupted into the forefront last summer with Trump's tweets calling for a ban.
Director L. Francis Cissna released a new mission statement that omits a reference to "America’s promise as a nation of immigrants." Cissna also said the agency would stop referring to applicants as "customers," saying that the term “leads to the erroneous belief" that the agency does not serve Americans.