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AG Barr Won’t Recuse Himself From Mueller Probe

Ethics officials at the U.S. Department of Justice have cleared Attorney General William Barr to oversee the probe being conducted by special counsel Robert Mueller, according to a Monday statement, despite concerns about Barr’s possible bias against the investigation…

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Facing Up To 24 Years, Manafort Gets No Help From Mueller

Former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is facing the possibility of spending nearly a quarter-century behind bars for bank and tax fraud, and special counsel Robert Mueller’s office said Friday it didn’t see “any mitigating factors” that the Virginia federal court should consider when handing down a final sentence…

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Manafort Voided Plea Deal By Lying To Mueller, Judge Rules

Former Donald Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort lied to Special Counsel Robert Mueller and other federal investigators, violating a plea deal he signed last year promising to truthfully assist authorities, a D.C. federal judge ruled Wednesday…

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Roger Stone Says Gag Order Would Violate 1st Amendment

Roger Stone told a D.C. federal judge on Friday that his First Amendment rights would be violated if the judge imposes a gag order in the case alleging the conservative political operative acted as a middle man between Donald Trump’s election team and WikiLeaks…

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Mueller Says Discovery Leak Aimed To Smear Russia Probe

A Russia-linked website shared manipulated and leaked discovery materials turned over to a defendant in a case stemming from Robert Mueller’s probe into interference with the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the Special Counsel’s Office said in a Wednesday filing in D.C. federal court…

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Prosecutors Give Peek At Evidence Of Manafort’s Alleged Lies

Prosecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller made public a heavily redacted filing Tuesday laying out evidence that former Donald Trump presidential campaign chairman Paul Manafort lied to federal investigators in violation of an agreement last year in which Manafort pled guilty to obstructing Mueller’s investigation into Russian election interference…

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