Paul Manafort

Mueller Prosecutor on Michael Flynn Case Leaves Russia Probe

The prosecutor who oversaw retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn’s case is leaving special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe in the latest sign that the investigation into collusion between the 2016 Trump campaign and the Kremlin is drawing to a close. 

Former FBI Director Robert Mueller, special counsel on the Russian investigation, leaves following a meeting with members of the US Senate Judiciary Committee at the US Capitol in Washington, DC on June 21, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Mueller ‘Pitbull’ Andrew Weissmann Leaving Russia Probe

Top prosecutor Andrew Weissmann, known as special counsel Robert Mueller’s “legal pit bull,” is reportedly leaving the Russia probe, signaling the two-plus year investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin is drawing to a close. 


Dem Sen. Blumenthal: ‘Manafort Caught a Break’ with Overall Sentence

On Wednesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) stated that “Paul Manafort caught a break” in the overall sentence he received. Blumenthal further stated that Judge Amy Berman Jackson didn’t commit a “miscarriage of justice” like

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Paul Manafort Sentenced to Another 43 Months in Prison

A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday sentenced former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to an additional 43 months in prison and ordered him to pay $6 million in restitution to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

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McCabe: I Was ‘Shocked’ by ‘Incredibly Lenient’ Manafort Sentence

Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe said he was “shocked” that former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was sentenced to 47 months in prison for financial crimes. Partial transcript as follows: MARGARET BRENNAN: Former Trump campaign

Andrew McCabe

Booker: ‘I’m Really Ticked Off About’ Manafort Sentence

On Friday’s broadcast of CBS’ “Late Show,” 2020 presidential candidate Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) said he’s “really ticked off about” the sentence received by Paul Manafort, and “this criminal justice system can’t surprise me anymore.” Booker said, “[T]his news came

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 23: Senator Cory Booker speaks onstage during the 4th Annual TIDAL X: Brooklyn at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on October 23, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for TIDAL)

Scarborough: Paul Manafort’s Sentence Has ‘Damaged American Democracy’

Friday, MSNBC “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough reacted to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s sentencing to 47 months in prison on tax and bank-fraud charges, which Scarborough noted is “severely reduced.” Scarborough went on to say Manafort’s sentence “damaged American