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'Roger Stone is now a free man': Donald Trump commutes longtime friend's 40-month prison term
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'Roger Stone is now a free man': Donald Trump commutes longtime friend's 40-month prison term

Punctuated by the inflammatory language and angry grievances characteristic of the president’s Twitter feed, the White House statement assailed “overzealous prosecutors” working for Robert Mueller

Special counsel Robert Mueller concludes Russia-Donald Trump probe, delivers final report to Attorney General William Barr
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Special counsel Robert Mueller concludes Russia-Donald Trump probe, delivers final report to Attorney General William Barr

Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday turned over his long-awaited final report on the contentious Russia investigation that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump's presidency, entangled Trump's family and resulted in criminal charges against some of the president's closest associates.

Donald Trump says public should see 'ridiculous' Robert Mueller report: 'Let's see whether or not it's legit'
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Donald Trump says public should see 'ridiculous' Robert Mueller report: 'Let's see whether or not it's legit'

US President Donald Trump said he believes special counsel Robert Mueller's report should be released to the public, even as he disparaged its very existence as "ridiculous."

19 heavily redacted pages of Michael Cohen search warrant signal more legal peril for Donald Trump in Robert Mueller probe
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19 heavily redacted pages of Michael Cohen search warrant signal more legal peril for Donald Trump in Robert Mueller probe

Special counsel Robert Mueller began investigating President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, for fraud in his personal business dealings and for potentially acting as an unregistered foreign agent at least nine months before FBI agents in New York raided his home and office, according to documents released Tuesday.

Search warrant from FBI-led Michael Cohen raid last year will be made public Tuesday in another blow to Donald Trump
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Search warrant from FBI-led Michael Cohen raid last year will be made public Tuesday in another blow to Donald Trump

A judge directed prosecutors Monday to publicly release documents related to the search warrant for last year's FBI raids on the home and office of US President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen.

Robert Mueller Russia probe report should be made public, says US House with thumping 420-0 vote
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Robert Mueller Russia probe report should be made public, says US House with thumping 420-0 vote

The US House of Representatives, now Democrat controlled, voted unanimously Thursday for a resolution calling for any final report in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation to be made public, a symbolic action designed to pressure Attorney General William Barr into releasing as much information as possible when the probe is concluded.

Paul Manafort, Donald Trump's former campaign chief, sentenced to 3.5 more years in jail; will serve 7.5 years total
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Paul Manafort, Donald Trump's former campaign chief, sentenced to 3.5 more years in jail; will serve 7.5 years total

A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to an additional three and a half years of prison as she questioned his remorse and criticized him for his crimes and years of lies. That makes seven and one-half years for Manafort, coming on top of the roughly four-year term he received last week in a separate case in Virginia.

Paul Manafort, Donald Trump's former campaign chief, sentenced to 'shockingly lenient' 47 months in jail in Robert Mueller case
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Paul Manafort, Donald Trump's former campaign chief, sentenced to 'shockingly lenient' 47 months in jail in Robert Mueller case

Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, 69, has gotten away with what legal pundits are describing as a "shockingly lenient" sentence of 47 months in jail for eight criminal counts of tax and bank fraud in the only case brought by special counsel Robert Mueller that has gone to trial so far.

Michael Cohen's lawyer says Donald Trump advisers were 'dangling' pardons after FBI raided Cohen in 2018
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Michael Cohen's lawyer says Donald Trump advisers were 'dangling' pardons after FBI raided Cohen in 2018

President Donald Trump's advisers dangled the possibility of a pardon for his former personal lawyer Michael Cohen last year, Cohen's attorney said Thursday, as congressional investigators zero in on the president's pardon power.

Michael Cohen sues Trump Organization saying it owes him legal fees of at least $1.9 million
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Michael Cohen sues Trump Organization saying it owes him legal fees of at least $1.9 million

US president Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen filed a lawsuit Thursday claiming the Trump Organization broke a promise to pay his legal bills and owes at least $1.9 million to cover the cost of his defense.

Michael Cohen twists knife deeper into Donald Trump White House, turns over Moscow project documents to House panel
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Michael Cohen twists knife deeper into Donald Trump White House, turns over Moscow project documents to House panel

Michael Cohen, US President Donald Trump's former lawyer, turned over documents to the House intelligence committee on Wednesday related to a Trump real estate project in Moscow — a subject under intense media glare about which he lied to the committee in 2017.

As investigations multiply, Donald Trump legal and political teams sharpen knives to fight and distract
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As investigations multiply, Donald Trump legal and political teams sharpen knives to fight and distract

The White House has beefed up its legal team. Its political team is ready to distract and disparage. And US President Donald Trump is venting against Democratic prying.

'Presidential harassment': Donald Trump White House refuses to turn in documents for Democrat-led probes into abuse of power, corruption
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'Presidential harassment': Donald Trump White House refuses to turn in documents for Democrat-led probes into abuse of power, corruption

US Democrats who now wield power in the US House of Representatives say the White House is refusing to produce documents related to security clearances even as another branch of the Democrat held House began sweeping probes into possible obstruction of justice, corruption and abuse of power by Donald Trump. Their first major action is sending document requests to 81 people linked to Trump and his associates.

US House Democrats launch sweeping probe of Donald Trump and associates; request documents from 81 people in inner circle
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US House Democrats launch sweeping probe of Donald Trump and associates; request documents from 81 people in inner circle

Democrats launched a sweeping new probe of President Donald Trump, an aggressive investigation that threatens to shadow the president through the 2020 election season with potentially damaging inquiries into his White House, campaign and family businesses.

Donald Trump is encircled by investigations into abuse of power, corruption: Where things stand in March 2019
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Donald Trump is encircled by investigations into abuse of power, corruption: Where things stand in March 2019

Donald Trump is riding out his third year in power encircled by a rising list of investigations coming at him from multiple flanks. At this time, in March 2109, the Robert Mueller report is still not out in its entirety although the jigsaw has begun falling into place. We bring you a round up where the investigations related to President Donald Trump stand and what may lie ahead for him.

Donald Trump White House braces for hardball investigations; Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump, company CFO firmly on Democrats' radar
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Donald Trump White House braces for hardball investigations; Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump, company CFO firmly on Democrats' radar

The bills of the last two years are coming due for US president Donald Trump who has returned empty handed from his hyped summit spectacle with North Korea's Kim Jong Un. Trump touched down in Washington and a terrible week awaits him.

Michael Cohen assails former boss Donald Trump in 7 hour US Congress testimony: 'I lied for him and I lost everything'
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Michael Cohen assails former boss Donald Trump in 7 hour US Congress testimony: 'I lied for him and I lost everything'

In a damning depiction of Donald Trump, the US president's former lawyer Michael Cohen on Wednesday cast him as a racist and a con man who used his inner circle to cover up politically damaging allegations about sex, and lied throughout the 2016 election campaign about his business interests in Russia.

Michael Cohen, in marathon 7-hour testimony, calls Donald Trump all this and more: 'Mobster, cheat, racist, conman'
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Michael Cohen, in marathon 7-hour testimony, calls Donald Trump all this and more: 'Mobster, cheat, racist, conman'

He carried out the boss' wishes. He understood "the code." He was blindly loyal — but now he's considered a rat. Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen spoke at length Wednesday about his life in the president's inner circle, but the most vivid descriptor came in just six words. Trump ran his operation "much like a mobster would do," Cohen said.

Michael Cohen testimony in US Congress updates: 'Donald Trump is a racist, conman and cheat; my loyalty to him cost me everything'
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Michael Cohen testimony in US Congress updates: 'Donald Trump is a racist, conman and cheat; my loyalty to him cost me everything'

There'll be much talk of a "rat," hush money for onetime paramours and the 2016 presidential campaign. But did US president Donald Trump break the law? That's the key question Michael Cohen will be expected to answer with documents on Wednesday during a Capitol Hill drama that sounds more like a mobster movie every day. Trump's formal personal lawyer and "fixer" is set to go public before a Democrat-led House panel and talk about the decade in which he would "take a bullet" for his boss.

Michael Cohen will accuse Donald Trump of lying, racism and cheating in blockbuster testimony February 27
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Michael Cohen will accuse Donald Trump of lying, racism and cheating in blockbuster testimony February 27

US President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, is expected to give a behind-the-scenes account of what he will claim is Trump's lying, racism and cheating, and possibly even criminal conduct, when he testifies publicly before a House committee on Wednesday, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.