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Robert Mueller considers new charges against Paul Manafort as Donald Trump family members become central figures in Russia probe
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Robert Mueller considers new charges against Paul Manafort as Donald Trump family members become central figures in Russia probe

Robert Mueller, the special counsel in the Russia investigation, is still considering filing new charges against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort after his plea deal fell apart over allegations of lying to investigators, prosecutors said Friday.

Rattled by Michael Cohen guilty plea, Donald Trump White House braces for Paul Manafort case Friday as Robert Mueller endgame closes in
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Rattled by Michael Cohen guilty plea, Donald Trump White House braces for Paul Manafort case Friday as Robert Mueller endgame closes in

Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort’s case comes up in a Washington DC court Friday barely 48 hours after news broke that he has gone rogue on his co-operation agreement with special counsel Robert Mueller who is investigating a range of alleged Russian involvement in the Trump 2016 campaign.

Michael Cohen's new plea deal with Robert Mueller poses the greatest danger to Donald Trump: All you need to know
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Michael Cohen's new plea deal with Robert Mueller poses the greatest danger to Donald Trump: All you need to know

The timing of the Cohen guilty plea is a strategic masterstroke in the wider arc of the sprawling investigation. It shows that Mueller waited until the very last moment, ensured Trump's answers were in before Cohen turned up for this guilty plea. For someone who said he'd "take a bullet for Donald Trump", Cohen has turned the gun on the US president.

Ex-Donald Trump attorney Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying to US Congress over Russia investigation
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Ex-Donald Trump attorney Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying to US Congress over Russia investigation

Flanked by his lawyers, Cohen admitted making false statements in 2017 to the US Senate Select Committee on Intelligence about the project.

Donald Trump's answers to Robert Mueller begin leaking to media; Russia probe bombshell may be in sight
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Donald Trump's answers to Robert Mueller begin leaking to media; Russia probe bombshell may be in sight

The contents of two of US President Donald Trump written answers to special counsel Robert Mueller were revealed in a CNN newsbreak Wednesday. CNN is reporting, citing sources, that Trump told Mueller that Roger Stone did not tell him about WikiLeaks, nor was he told about the 2016 Trump Tower meeting between his son Donald Trump Jr, campaign officials and a Russian lawyer who promised dirt on Hillary Clinton.

Democratic senators sue over Donald Trump pick Mathew Whitaker's appointment as AG; the gloves are off after Republicans' drubbing in midterms
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Democratic senators sue over Donald Trump pick Mathew Whitaker's appointment as AG; the gloves are off after Republicans' drubbing in midterms

Fresh from their 'blue wave' performance in the US midterm elections where they retook the House majority, three Senate Democrats filed a lawsuit Monday arguing that Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker's appointment is unconstitutional and asking a federal judge to remove him.

Donald Trump says he answered written questions from Bob Mueller 'very easily', but hasn't submitted them yet
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Donald Trump says he answered written questions from Bob Mueller 'very easily', but hasn't submitted them yet

The president did not say when he would turn over the answers to Mueller, but his attorney, Rudy Giuliani, indicated it could happen next week.

Donald Trump temper tantrums intensify as White House is gripped by Robert Mueller anxiety
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Donald Trump temper tantrums intensify as White House is gripped by Robert Mueller anxiety

Trump’s foul mood intensified after three back to back meetings between his lawyers as they scramble to come up with written answers for Robert Mueller about alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia in 2016.

Donald Trump administration defends president's decision to revoke press pass of CNN reporter Jim Acosta
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Donald Trump administration defends president's decision to revoke press pass of CNN reporter Jim Acosta

The Donald Trump administration on Wednesday defended in court its decision to suspend the press pass of CNN reporter Jim Acosta, arguing that no journalist has the first amendment right to enter the White House

Donald Trump White House braces for Robert Mueller probe to fire up again as threat looms of damning final report
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Donald Trump White House braces for Robert Mueller probe to fire up again as threat looms of damning final report

The White House is bracing for the probe of Donald Trump's presidential campaign to fire up again. Trump's advisers are privately expressing worries that the special counsel, who's been out of the news for the past month, has been stealthily compiling information and could soon issue new indictments or a damning final report.

Donald Trump fires Attorney-General Jeff Sessions amid fear over Mueller probe; 'worse than Watergate', say opponents
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Donald Trump fires Attorney-General Jeff Sessions amid fear over Mueller probe; 'worse than Watergate', say opponents

Within 24 hours of Democrats seizing control of the US House of Representatives and raising the risks of investigations into Donald Trump's businesses, the US president fired US Attorney General Jeff Sessions - the country's chief law enforcement officer who has endured more than a year of blistering and personal attacks over his recusal from the Russia investigation.

'Our base is on fire': US midterm forecasts point to sharp gains for Donald Trump party after Brett Kavanaugh firestorm; pushback against #MeToo
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'Our base is on fire': US midterm forecasts point to sharp gains for Donald Trump party after Brett Kavanaugh firestorm; pushback against #MeToo

Midterm elections usually go badly for a sitting US president’s party but here too, Trump is a wildcard and the first signs are polls showing Republican strength in the Senate forecasts. In most midterms, the Senate and the House swing in the same direction. If the Senate and House go in opposite directions, it’s rare and will prove a bump from the Trump-Kavanaugh combo.

Donald Trump says he would 'certainly prefer not' to fire US deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein
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Donald Trump says he would 'certainly prefer not' to fire US deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein

US president Donald Trump said Wednesday that he would "certainly prefer not" to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and that he may delay a highly anticipated meeting with the Justice Department's No. 2 official.

If US deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein is forced out, the Robert Mueller probe into US election meddling is toast
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If US deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein is forced out, the Robert Mueller probe into US election meddling is toast

Rod Rosenstein, the seniormost official in the US Justice Department overseeing the Robert Mueller probe into Russia's alleged meddling in the US 2016 elections is said to have verbally offered his resignation to Donald Trump's chief of staff John Kelly Monday. If Rosenstein goes or is asked to go when he meets Donald Trump this week, who will oversee the Mueller probe and what does that imply in midterm election season?

US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein proposed secretly recording Donald Trump, invoking 25th Amendment to oust President: NYT bombshell report
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US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein proposed secretly recording Donald Trump, invoking 25th Amendment to oust President: NYT bombshell report

US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosentein last year discussed the possibility of secretly reporting US president Donald Trump, and also talked about getting members of Trump's cabinet to invoke the Constitution to declare him unfit to remain as president, The New York Times reported Friday.

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis dismisses news reports of widening rift with Donald Trump; says 'somebody cooks up a headline'
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US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis dismisses news reports of widening rift with Donald Trump; says 'somebody cooks up a headline'

Several news organizations have reported that Trump has become weary of Mattis, a retired Marine general who was one of his first Cabinet selections. He is seen by many as a steadying influence on Trump in the face of sometimes impulsive moves on national security issues.

As midterm election closes in, Donald Trump preps latest Russia probe counterpunch; will declassify a trove of documents
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As midterm election closes in, Donald Trump preps latest Russia probe counterpunch; will declassify a trove of documents

Ahead of midterm election season, Donald Trump preps latest Russia probe punch; will declassify a trove of documents

As US midterm elections near, Donald Trump plays high risk political gamble with hardline trade policy; insists he can save US jobs and factories
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As US midterm elections near, Donald Trump plays high risk political gamble with hardline trade policy; insists he can save US jobs and factories

Trump's apparent belief is that he and congressional Republicans can rely on the unswerving support of core GOP voters — even in rural areas that have been economically hurt by his trade disputes — and maybe succeed in delivering better trade deals before Election Day. Still, as an insurance policy against failure, the administration is providing $12 billion in farm aid to soothe trade-war wounds in rural America.

Ex-Donald Trump campaign boss Paul Manafort pleads guilty as part of deal to cooperate 'fully and truthfully' with special counsel Robert Mueller
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Ex-Donald Trump campaign boss Paul Manafort pleads guilty as part of deal to cooperate 'fully and truthfully' with special counsel Robert Mueller

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has pleaded guilty to two federal charges as part of a cooperation deal with prosecutors. The deal requires him to cooperate "fully and truthfully" with special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.

Donald Trump 2016 campaign chief Paul Manafort expected to plead guilty in deal with special counsel Robert Mueller
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Donald Trump 2016 campaign chief Paul Manafort expected to plead guilty in deal with special counsel Robert Mueller

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is expected to plead guilty to federal charges as part of a deal with the special counsel Robert Mueller's office. A court filing Friday shows a plea hearing is set for later Friday morning.