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Ex-Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort guilty on eight counts – Al Jazeera

US President Donald Trump has been dealt a double blow after developments in two separate cases involving his former close associates. Paul […].....»»

Category: newsSource: mindanaoexaminer mindanaoexaminerAug 22nd, 2018

Trump s ex-campaign chief Manafort guilty of fraud

ALEXANDRIA, USA – Donald Trump's former campaign chief Paul Manafort was found guilty of tax and bank fraud Tuesday, August 21, in the first trial resulting from the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. The guilty verdicts on 8 counts are a victory for special counsel ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2018

Former Trump campaign chief goes on trial for bank and tax fraud

WASHINGTON DC, USA – Donald Trump's former campaign chief Paul Manafort on Tuesday, July 31, becomes the first member of the president's election team to face trial on charges stemming from the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 vote. Manafort, 69, has pleaded not guilty to 18 counts of bank ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 31st, 2018

Manafort avoids 2nd trial, pleads guilty

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort agreed Friday to cooperate with the special counsel’s Trump-Russia investigation as he pleaded guilty to federal crimes and avoided a second trial that could have exposed him to more time in prison. The deal gives special counsel Robert Mueller a key cooperator who steered the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 16th, 2018

Ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort to plead guilty to conspiracy charges

WASHINGTON, DC, USA – President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort has agreed to plead guilty to charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States and witness tampering, court documents indicated Friday, September 14. Seven charges in a previous indictment against Manafort were reduced to just two in a ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 14th, 2018

Back-to-back legal blows to Trump fixers jolt White House

WASHINGTON--- 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 Trump largely ignored the jarring back-to-back blows at a campaign rally in West Virginia, questions mounted about his possible legal exposure and political future. In a split screen for the history books, Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was convicted of financial crimes at nearly the same moment Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to a series of felonies, including campaign finance violations that the lawyer said he carr...Keep on reading: Back-to-back legal blows to Trump fixers jolt White House.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2018

Power resides on the sovereign

PAUL Manafort. For the past several months, that name has never been out of  the US news cycle. He was the campaign manager of Donald Trump’s presidential run from June to August 2016, and that brief period ought to consign him to anonymity. But there is something about this globe-trotting lobbyist that separated him from the many who had exited the Trump orbit. [...] The post Power resides on the sovereign appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMay 20th, 2018

Trump campaign chief worked for Marcos

PAUL Manafort, Jr., the campaign manager of US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, is under fire after being named this week in a Ukrainian corruption investigation. Growing scrutiny into the background of the 67-year-old lobbyist however has .....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 17th, 2016

Democrats focus on corruption, not Trump impeachment

CHICAGO--- Democrats aren't ready to embrace the I-word. A day after separate legal hammers dropped nearly simultaneously on two former members of President Donald Trump's inner circle, Democrats in Washington and across the country faced a delicate balance as they sought to take political advantage of his growing troubles without alienating moderates and independents turned off by talk of impeachment. Instead of calling for Trump's removal, corruption is the new buzzword in Democratic circles. They're not just pointing to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's conviction on tax evasion and other charges and longtime fixer Michael Cohen's plea deal implicating the presi...Keep on reading: Democrats focus on corruption, not Trump impeachment.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2018

Michael Cohen pleads guilty; Paul Manafort convicted

THIS can’t happen in the Philippines, I muttered while watching TV coverage of the double-barrel hits that President Trump took Tuesday when two close associates lost court battles, threatening his own hold on the White House......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2018

Trump ex-lawyer Cohen pleads guilty – and implicates president

NEW YORK, USA – Michael Cohen, Donald Trump's longtime lawyer and fixer, pleaded guilty Tuesday, August 21, to 8 counts, including violations of campaign finance rules during the 2016 presidential race – and implicated his former boss in the process. The former lawyer and businessman pleaded guilty to 5 counts of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2018

Paul Manafort: from Trump campaign to prison

ALEXANDRIA, USA – Paul Manafort was riding high, raking in tens of millions of dollars as the strategic adviser to pro-Russian politicians in Ukraine. And as fast as the Republican political consultant was making money, he was spending it: millions on luxury homes and cars, $1 million for antique rugs, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2018

Manafort conviction and Cohen plea boost Mueller probe

WASHINGTON DC, USA – The conviction of President Donald Trump's one-time campaign chairman and the guilty plea by his former personal lawyer Tuesday, August 21, have brought Russia prosecutor Robert Mueller sorely needed relief as political pressure mounts for him to wind up the 15-month-old investigation. The ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2018

Jury begins fourth day of deliberations in Manafort trial

ALEXANDRIA, USA – The jury began a fourth day of deliberations on Tuesday, August 21, in the trial of Donald Trump's former campaign chief Paul Manafort, the first resulting from the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. The case against Manafort stems from Special Counsel ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 21st, 2018

Jury adjourns without verdict in Manafort trial

ALEXANDRIA, USA – The jury adjourned without reaching a verdict Monday, August 20, in the trial of President Donald Trump's former campaign chief Paul Manafort , the first resulting from the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. The jurors deliberated for more than 8 hours during their third day weighing the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 21st, 2018

US prosecutors to wrap up Manafort case, may soon go to jury

US prosecutors on Monday plan to wrap up their tax and bank fraud case against former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort, making it likely the case will go to the jury by midweek if the defense decides not to call any witnesses. Source link link: US prosecutors to wrap up Manafort case, may soon go to jury.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 13th, 2018

Gates admits embezzling from Manafort

ALEXANDRIA — The government’s star witness in the financial fraud trial of Paul Manafort testified Monday that he embezzled hundreds of thousands of dollars from the former Trump campaign chairman — and told jurors that he and Manafort committed crimes together. Rick Gates, described by witnesses as Manafort’s “right -hand man,” calmly related his criminal […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 8th, 2018

Ex-lawyer says Trump knew of 2016 meeting with Russian – report

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Donald Trump’s longtime personal attorney says the US president knew in advance of a June 2016 meeting in which Russians were expected to share dirt on then-election rival Hillary Clinton, US media reported Wednesday. Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, son Donald Jr., and top campaign official Paul Manafort met at New York’s Trump Tower [...] The post Ex-lawyer says Trump knew of 2016 meeting with Russian – report appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 27th, 2018

Ex-Trump campaign chair Manafort jailed ahead of trial

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been jailed after a federal judge revoked his house arrest over allegations of witness tampering in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigat.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 16th, 2018

Ex-Trump aide paid European politicians for Ukraine lobby

WASHINGTON, United States – Donald Trump's ex-campaign chief Paul Manafort  secretly paid a group of former senior European politicians more than two million euros ($2.5 million) to lobby for Ukraine president Viktor Yanukovych's government, according to an indictment filed Friday, February 23. The indictment, filed in Washington federal court by Special Counsel Robert Mueller , ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2018

US expands laundering, fraud charges against ex-Trump campaign chief Manafort

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Ex-Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort and his former partner Richard Gates were hit on Thursday with fresh charges of tax and bank fraud, as Russia election meddling special prosecutor Robert Mueller stepped up pressure on the president’s former aides. Already indicted for money laundering and tax evasion, Manafort and Gates were charged in [...] The post US expands laundering, fraud charges against ex-Trump campaign chief Manafort appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2018