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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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Ex-Trump Aide Sues Over NDA Blocking White House Memoir

Clifford Sims signed a nondisclosure agreement when he worked on Donald Trump’s campaign for president, but that conflicts with his First Amendment right to publish a memoir about his later work as a White House official, the former aide argued Monday in D.C. federal court…

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Challenge To Trump’s ‘2-For-1’ Reg Order Skirts Dismissal

Public interest groups survived a bid to kill their suit against President Donald Trump over an executive order that said for every new regulation, two have to be repealed, but a Friday ruling by a D.C. federal judge said the groups still haven’t shown they have standing to bring the case…

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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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Bezos Accuses National Enquirer Co. Of Sextortion Scheme

Jeff Bezos unveiled emails Thursday allegedly sent by an executive and an in-house lawyer for the National Enquirer’s publisher, claiming the messages show “blackmail and extortion” in retaliation for the Amazon founder’s probe of how the tabloid obtained explicit photos and text messages he had sent to a romantic partner…

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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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Cohen To Honor Senate Intel Committee Subpoena, Atty Says

A day after Michael Cohen said he was backing out of scheduled testimony to Congress due to “ongoing threats against his family” from President Donald Trump, Cohen’s attorney said his client would honor a subpoena from the Senate Intelligence Committee, according to a Thursday statement…

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