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UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, 9:46 p.m.

Paul Manafort plea deal raises key question: What does he know?

Paul Manafort, Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, who for months stood resolute in his innocence and determined to fight charge upon charge even as fellow onetime Trump loyalists caved, reached …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 14, 2018, 11:24 a.m.

Paul Manafort pleads guilty, will cooperate with special counsel

Paul Manafort signaled Friday that he intends to plead guilty ahead of a second trial as prosecutors filed new charging documents against the former Trump campaign chairman.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 31, 2018, 4:24 p.m.

D.C. lobbyist admits to failing to file as a foreign agent

A business associate of a key figure in the investigation into former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleaded guilty Friday to failing to register as a foreign agent.


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 10:48 p.m.

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers faces smaller, friendlier town hall crowd in downtown Spokane

A year removed from one of the most raucous town halls in her recent congressional career, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers faced a relatively calm – and sparse – gathering Thursday …


Murray sees ‘cloud of corruption’ around Trump after developments in court cases

Paul Manafort conviction, Michael Cohen guilty pleas show “growing cloud of corruption” around President Donald Trump, Sen. Patty Murray says.


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 8:21 p.m.

After Cohen’s guilty plea, Trump attacks Manafort conviction

President Donald Trump confronted one of the most perilous moments of his presidency Tuesday after two onetime members of his inner circle simultaneously were labeled “guilty” of criminal charges. Although …


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 18, 2018, 10:04 a.m.

Another trial looms for ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort

As jurors weigh Paul Manafort’s fate in a sprawling financial fraud case, the former Trump campaign chairman still has another trial looming in the nation’s capital – and prosecutors there …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 17, 2018, 2:35 p.m.

Manafort judge says he’s received threats, won’t name jurors

The judge in Paul Manafort’s financial fraud trial said Friday he has received threats and he fears for the “peace and safety” of the jurors deciding the fate of the …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 1:56 p.m.

Prosecutors turn to Manafort taxes, unreported bank accounts

Prosecutors headed toward the heart of their financial fraud case against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort on Friday, with jurors expected to hear testimony that he never told his …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 9:46 p.m.

Bookkeeper: Paul Manafort ‘approved every penny’ of bills

Paul Manafort inflated his business income by millions of dollars and kept his bookkeeper in the dark about the foreign bank accounts he was using to buy luxury items and …


Mueller’s team accuses Paul Manafort of witness tampering

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort made several attempts to tamper with witnesses in his ongoing criminal cases, prosecutors said Monday as they asked a federal judge to consider revoking …


UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018, 3:02 p.m.

Judge denies Manafort motion to throw out charges of lying

A federal judge on Friday rejected former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s attempt to have some of the criminal charges against him thrown out.


UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018, 4:10 p.m.

Judge: Special counsel had authority to prosecute Manafort

Special counsel Robert Mueller was working within his authority when he brought charges against President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, a federal judge in Washington ruled Tuesday.


UPDATED: Fri., April 27, 2018, 10:02 a.m.

Judge tosses Manafort civil suit challenging special counsel

A federal judge in Washington on Friday threw out a civil lawsuit brought by President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman that sought to challenge the authority of the special counsel …


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 24, 2018, 1:07 p.m.

Manafort indictment sparks hunt for Europeans paid to lobby

A new indictment against former Donald Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort focused a spotlight Saturday on uncovering the former European leaders who prosecutors contend were secretly paid by Manafort to …


Trump says he’s been ‘100 percent proper’ with Russia probe

President Donald Trump said Saturday that “everything I’ve done is 100 percent proper” regarding the special counsel’s investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election and he insisted that …


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 7, 2017, 3:51 p.m.

Attorney: Manafort did not violate order by editing op-ed

President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort is denying he violated a judge’s order by reviewing and editing an op-ed intended to be published in an English-language newspaper in …


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 9:10 p.m.

Manafort attacks special counsel’s case as ‘embellished’

Accused of multiple financial crimes, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman on Thursday attacked the strength of the evidence against him, saying the case brought by special counsel Robert Mueller …


Trudy Rubin: Can’t separate indictment Trump

When White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says such stunning events have “nothing to do with the president or his campaign’s activities,” the facts already contradict her. Big time.


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 30, 2017, 9:57 p.m.

Mueller must get public a full explanation, Murray says

Northwest Democrats back indictments as part of bipartisan investigations into Russian interference. Republicans reluctant to comment at this point.


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 30, 2017, 11:33 p.m.

First guilty plea, indictment of Trump aides in Russia probe

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election revealed its first targets Monday, with a former campaign adviser to President Donald Trump admitting he lied to …


Judge dismisses Russian billionaire’s suit against AP

A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a defamation lawsuit brought against the Associated Press by a Russian billionaire with ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin.


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 8:36 a.m.

Congress might not be able to protect Mueller from firing

Congress may be unable to provide any additional job protection for special counsel Robert Mueller, whose investigation into Russian meddling into the 2016 election and possible collusion or obstruction of …


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 5:54 p.m.

Stone says no coordination between Trump campaign and Russia

Longtime Donald Trump associate Roger Stone says there is “not one shred of evidence” that he was involved with Russian interference in the 2016 election.


Mueller seeks documents related to Trump’s actions while in White House

Special counsel Robert Mueller has sought a variety of documents related to President Donald Trump’s tenure in the White House, the president’s attorney, John M. Dowd, confirmed.


Manafort offered to brief wealthy Russian during campaign

In the middle of Donald Trump’s presidential run, then-campaign chairman Paul Manafort said he was willing to provide “private briefings” about the campaign to a Russian billionaire the U.S. government …


Grand jury hears from lobbyist in Trump Tower chat, source says

A grand jury used by special counsel Robert Mueller has heard secret testimony from a Russian-American lobbyist who attended a June 2016 meeting with President Donald Trump’s eldest son, the …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 1:19 p.m.

Republican congressman seeks end to Mueller’s Russia probe

A Republican congressman from Florida made a special demonstration of his loyalty to President Donald Trump last week by introducing an amendment to protect him from the Russia investigation led …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 8:32 p.m.

FBI agents search home of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort

FBI agents have searched one of the homes of Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Manafort’s spokesman said Wednesday.


‘Fake news’? The Russia investigation is getting very, very real: analysis

President Donald Trump keeps calling the Russia investigation “fake news.” But with each passing week, the independent investigation into Trump’s campaign ties to Russia is getting more real, not less.