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Jan 18, 2019
Donald Trump directed lawyer Michael Cohen to lie about Moscow project, says bombshell BuzzFeed report; Congress to investigateThe 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.
Dec 20, 2018
US withdrawal from Syria kicks off Donald Trump's outsize distraction strategy for 2020 bid as prosecutors tighten screwsStunning 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."
Dec 19, 2018
Michael Flynn sentencing key takeaway: Donald Trump is having a terrible December; it just got much worseIn 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.
Dec 18, 2018
Michael Flynn sentencing abruptly postponed: 'You sold your country out, I can't hide my disgust', judge tells Donald Trump's first NSA appointeeA 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.
Dec 18, 2018
How does the Donald Trump presidency end? Impeachment, indictment, resignation or political landslide?Array
Dec 14, 2018
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.
Dec 12, 2018
Donald Trump's former fixer Michael Cohen sentenced to 36 months in jail; Cohen says 'blind loyalty' to Trump led him to 'darkness'US President Donald Trump's former fixer Michael Cohen who has pleaded guilty to a slew of crimes including campaign finance violations, lying to US Congress and is co-operating with the Robert Mueller investigation, has been sentenced to 36 months in prison. This is less than the guideline sentencing timeframe of 51-63 months for the crimes that Cohen has admitted to. Clearly, Cohen has benefitted hugely from his co-operation with the Mueller investigation.
Dec 11, 2018
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 enoughFor 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.
Dec 08, 2018
Robert Mueller releases key filings in Russia probe: What the Michael Cohen, Paul Manafort memos tell us about Donald Trump's troubles in 2019Wading 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.