Michael Cohen, President Trump’s longtime personal lawyer, pleaded guilty to eight violations of banking, tax and campaign finance laws and faces a recommended jail sentence of between four and five years.
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.
(The Washington Post)
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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.
The California Republican is accused of using more than $250,000 in campaign funds for family vacations, school tuition, theater tickets and more.
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.”
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The Iranian effort dated to 2011 and had ties to state media operations in that country, Facebook said.
Investigators said the 24-year-old man led detectives to her body in rural Poweshiek County. Tibbetts disappeared during a jog more than a month ago.
Voters cast ballots in Cheyenne, Wyo. (AP)
Voters cast ballots in Cheyenne, Wyo. (AP)
Today’s voting sets up potentially competitive races this fall in rural states that typically deliver big margins for Republicans. Polls in Wyoming closed at 9 p.m. Eastern; in Alaska, they close at midnight Eastern time.
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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.
The decision puts the recruits back on a path of ex­pe­dit­ed cit­i­zen­ship the mil­i­tar­y has prom­ised in ex­change for cru­cial lan­guage and med­i­cal skills.
The legal controversy has sparked a national conversation about the implications of untraceable plastic guns and constitutional rights.
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The rapper generated outrage by calling herself "the new Harriet Tubman."
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