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Michael Cohen will testify to US Congress on how he ran Donald Trump dirty tricks department: All you need to know
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Michael Cohen will testify to US Congress on how he ran Donald Trump dirty tricks department: All you need to know

US president Donald Trump's former fixer Michael Cohen will finally surface before the country's high powered Congress committees starting next Tuesday and dish out dirt on the chief occupant of the White House in what promises to make for remarkable television moments even by the parallel reality standards of the Trump era

Confidential evidence from Robert Mueller's Russia probe used in disinformation campaign, say US federal prosecutors
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Confidential evidence from Robert Mueller's Russia probe used in disinformation campaign, say US federal prosecutors

The evidence in the Russia probe had been handed over to defence attorneys for Concord Management and Consulting LLC, a Russian company that special counsel Robert Mueller has charged with financing efforts to meddle in the 2016 US presidential election.

Donald Trump ally Roger Stone charged with lying about Russian-hacked emails in Robert Mueller probe
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Donald Trump ally Roger Stone charged with lying about Russian-hacked emails in Robert Mueller probe

President Donald Trump's confidant Roger Stone has been charged with lying about his pursuit of Russian-hacked emails to leverage a win for Trump and damaging to Hillary Clinton's 2016 election bid in the Robert Mueller probe.

'Conspiracy, collusion, cover-up': What the 4 am arrest of Roger Stone means for the Donald Trump White House
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'Conspiracy, collusion, cover-up': What the 4 am arrest of Roger Stone means for the Donald Trump White House

Roger Stone, a longtime Donald Trump aide and Republican operative with a reputation for dirty tricks and political dark arts, was indicted and arrested in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation in a 4 a.m. raid at his Florida home Friday, adding to the long trail of breadcrumbs in the alleged Russia collusion that may have influenced the 2016 election result.

Donald Trump's former fixer Michael Cohen 'will comply' with US Senate subpoena, says lawyer
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Donald Trump's former fixer Michael Cohen 'will comply' with US Senate subpoena, says lawyer

A Senate committee has subpoenaed US President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen, his attorney said Thursday, and Cohen intends to comply with the interview demand related to the Russia investigation.

Democrats consider subpoena for Michael Cohen after he postpones testimony citing Donald Trump 'threats, mob tactics'
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Democrats consider subpoena for Michael Cohen after he postpones testimony citing Donald Trump 'threats, mob tactics'

Citing threats to his immediate family members, US president's former fixer Michael Cohen, who has threatened to unload dirt on his former boss, has decided to put off his public testimony before the US House Oversight Committee. Cohen attorney Lanny Davis put out a statement Wednesday even as angry Democrats are saying this amounts to "witness tampering" by Trump and team.

'It's Watergate 2.0': Bombshell BuzzFeed story ignites renewed calls for Donald Trump impeachment
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'It's Watergate 2.0': Bombshell BuzzFeed story ignites renewed calls for Donald Trump impeachment

A bombshell BuzzFeed story that details investigators’ claims that Donald Trump told his lawyer to lie to Congress about his deep Russia connections during the 2016 election campaign is being hailed as a gamechanger in the American political scene. Political analysts are comparing this to the “Titanic coming at the iceberg and Trump is the Titanic”.

Donald Trump directed lawyer Michael Cohen to lie about Moscow project, says bombshell BuzzFeed report; Congress to investigate
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Donald Trump directed lawyer Michael Cohen to lie about Moscow project, says bombshell BuzzFeed report; Congress to investigate

The Democratic chairmen of two House committees pledged Friday to investigate a report that President Donald Trump directed his personal attorney to lie to Congress about negotiations over a real estate project in Moscow during the 2016 election.

‘I will not be bullied’: US Attorney General nominee William Barr breaks with Donald Trump over Mueller probe
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‘I will not be bullied’: US Attorney General nominee William Barr breaks with Donald Trump over Mueller probe

Barely days ago, Donald Trump thought he was rid of the men who helped launch the Robert Mueller-led investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 elections; he didn’t realise there’s a third man of his own choice who could prove to be far more dangerous: William Barr, Trump’s own pick for the post of US attorney general and a long-time friend of Mueller’s who vowed today in a US Senate grilling that he “will not be bullied” by his political masters in the White House.

William Barr confirmation hearing: Donald Trump AG pick who will decide fate of Robert Mueller probe faces US Senate grilling
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William Barr confirmation hearing: Donald Trump AG pick who will decide fate of Robert Mueller probe faces US Senate grilling

As he did almost 30 years ago, William Barr is appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee to make the case he's qualified to serve as attorney general. Barr served as attorney general from 1991 to 1993 and has been nominated by President Donald Trump to do the job again. His confirmation hearing Tuesday has multiple story lines worth watching.

US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is leaving; sparks intense buzz that Mueller bombshell report is ready to land
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US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is leaving; sparks intense buzz that Mueller bombshell report is ready to land

US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the most dogged human guardrail for the Robert Mueller probe into alleged Russian collusion with the 2016 Donald Trump election campaign is reportedly on his way out of the Justice Department.

US withdrawal from Syria kicks off Donald Trump's outsize distraction strategy for 2020 bid as prosecutors tighten screws
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US withdrawal from Syria kicks off Donald Trump's outsize distraction strategy for 2020 bid as prosecutors tighten screws

Stunning his country's entire military establishment, US President Donald Trump who has been pushed to a corner by the escalating political and legal dangers of 17 different investigations into his business and politics that may have gamed his election itself, has decided to pull out all of the 2000 and more American troops in Syria and took to his favorite social media platform Twitter to declare victory: "We have defeated ISIS in Syria, my only reason for being there during the Trump Presidency."

Michael Flynn sentencing key takeaway: Donald Trump is having a terrible December; it just got much worse
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Michael Flynn sentencing key takeaway: Donald Trump is having a terrible December; it just got much worse

In a stunning turn of events, a federal judge in Washington lashed out at US president Donald Trump's acolyte and first national security advisor Michael Flynn, a retired Army lieutenant general who pleaded guilty last year to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) about his Russia contacts, for selling his country out and then abruptly postponed the sentencing, sending a loud message to all those in the Russia probe crosshairs not to try and 11th hour stunts like Flynn did the night before - when Flynn suggested that he was somehow entrapped and forced to lie to investigators.

Michael Flynn sentencing abruptly postponed: 'You sold your country out, I can't hide my disgust', judge tells Donald Trump's first NSA appointee
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Michael Flynn sentencing abruptly postponed: 'You sold your country out, I can't hide my disgust', judge tells Donald Trump's first NSA appointee

A federal judge has agreed to delay former national security adviser Michael Flynn's sentencing so he can continue cooperating with the Russia probe. U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan on Tuesday set a status conference for March.

Can Donald Trump be indicted while in the White House? Prosecutors say case against Trump is 'way beyond Watergate level already'
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Can Donald Trump be indicted while in the White House? Prosecutors say case against Trump is 'way beyond Watergate level already'

Can US President Donald Trump be indicted while in office? After Trump's former fixer Michael Cohen implicated the US president in a criminal case and is now going to jail for 36 months, this is the hottest question in American politics right now.

US prosecutors destroy Donald Trump version of hush money payments to women; string of co-operation deals pose new dangers to US president
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US prosecutors destroy Donald Trump version of hush money payments to women; string of co-operation deals pose new dangers to US president

Another one bites the dust. Donald Trump's legal troubles are rising by the day ahead of the Christmas holidays with the latest bombshell Wednesday coming via the Southern District of New York (SDNY) which announced it has reached a non-prosecution agreement with the tabloid company American Media, Inc. which admitted to suppressing a story about an alleged affair Trump had with former Playboy model Karen McDougal.

Donald Trump in legal and political peril: Opponents say his future is 'behind bars' if not re-elected; voting patterns show Trump’s base isn’t good enough
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Donald Trump in legal and political peril: Opponents say his future is 'behind bars' if not re-elected; voting patterns show Trump’s base isn’t good enough

For the first time since taking office, the US president is tied fo a federal crime and is the central figure in multiple investigations by both special counsel Robert Mueller and Southern District of New York - especially the one where he is being directly implicated by his own Justice department.

Donald Trump denies collusion with Russia on 2016 elections, but remains mum on hush money paid to ward off sex scandal
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Donald Trump denies collusion with Russia on 2016 elections, but remains mum on hush money paid to ward off sex scandal

US President Donald Trump on Saturday again denied that his campaign colluded with Russian operatives, but made no comment on claims that he directly organised hush payments to ward off a possible sex scandal during his White House run

Robert Mueller releases key filings in Russia probe: What the Michael Cohen, Paul Manafort memos tell us about Donald Trump's troubles in 2019
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Robert Mueller releases key filings in Russia probe: What the Michael Cohen, Paul Manafort memos tell us about Donald Trump's troubles in 2019

Wading deeper and deeper into the White House, federal prosecutors in New York and the special counsel in charge of the Russia probe Robert Mueller, playing good cop-bad cop, filed their separate sentencing memos for US president Donald Trump’s former legal fixer Michael Cohen Friday, recommending substantial prison time for the man who once said he would "take a bullet" for Trump. Trump's opponents have pounced on Friday's new reveal, claiming it nails Trump as "co-conspirator" in a criminal case and plunges the US president into the worst possible legal situation he has ever been while a defiant Trump has instantly declared victory on Twitter.