Manafort, Gates indicted in first charges from Russia probe

Manafort, Gates indicted in first charges from Russia probe

President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and a former business associate, Rick Gates, were indicted Monday on charges of conspiracy against the United States, money laundering and several other financial charges.

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Trump aide with Russia ties offers to talk to House panel

Trump aide with Russia ties offers to talk to House panel

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, a key figure in investigations into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia, has volunteered to be questioned by lawmakers as part of a House probe of the Kremlin’s alleged meddling in the 2016 election. Rep. Devin Nunes (Republican-California), chairman of the House intelligence committee, told reporters on […]

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AP Exclusive: US probes banking of Trump’s former campaign chief

AP Exclusive: US probes banking of Trump’s former campaign chief

WASHINGTON, DC — US Treasury Department agents have recently obtained information about offshore financial transactions involving President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, as part of a federal anti-corruption probe into his work in Eastern Europe, The Associated Press has learned. Information about Manafort’s transactions was turned over earlier this year to US agents […]

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White House distances Trump from Manafort after AP report

White House distances Trump from Manafort after AP report

WASHINGTON, DC — The White House is distancing itself from former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, saying his secret work for a Russian billionaire detailed in an Associated Press report happened during “the last decade.” White House press secretary Sean Spicer says nothing in Wednesday’s AP report references any action by the president, the White […]

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AP Exclusive: Former Trump campaign chief had plan to benefit Putin gov’t

Paul Manafort - Republican National Convention - 17 July 2016

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, secretly worked for a Russian billionaire to advance the interests of Russian President Vladimir Putin a decade ago and proposed an ambitious political strategy to undermine anti-Russian opposition across former Soviet republics, The Associated Press has learned. The work appears to contradict assertions by the […]

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