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Paul Manafort


'This Is Sketchy': Critics Warn Against Blind Acceptance of Explosive Guardian Report About Secret Manafort-Assange Meetings

"Which is true? The Guardian's anonymous claims or WikiLeaks' vehement denials? You can pick which to believe based on which one most advances your political narrative, or refrain from forming judgments until evidence is available. I'm going to opt for the latter course."

Jake Johnson ·


After the Flip, What’s Next for Manafort, Mueller and Trump?

Although there are numerous Rumsfeldian “unknowns” in the mix, this much appears clear for each member of the trio

Bill Blum ·


Paul Manafort Flips: Former Trump Campaign Manager Cooperation Deal With Mueller Probe Includes "Any and All Matters"

This development "should make President Donald Trump very nervous indeed."

Jon Queally ·


Hounds 'Closing In' and 'Dam Breaking' as Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg Latest to Get Immunity for Testimony

"If all his people are put under pressure and tell the secrets they know, it's terrible for him. There's a real sense that the criminal justice system is biting back [against the president]."

Jessica Corbett ·


The 'Ultimate Diversionary Tactic': Wag-the-Dog Concerns Emerge as Trump Cancels Pompeo's North Korea Trip

"This will be the first of many efforts by Trump to distract attention from the legal hurricane that is gathering force around him."

Jake Johnson ·


In One Breath, Trump Claims Campaign Finance Violations 'Not a Big Deal,' But Says Criminals 'Flipping' on Higher-Ups 'Almost Ought To Be Outlawed'

It can actually be quite revealing when the president gets with his friends over at Fox & Friends.

Jon Queally ·


Trump 'In Serious Legal Jeopardy' as Top Tabloid Executives Reportedly Get Immunity in Exchange for Hush Money Info

"This goes a long way to explaining why Trump is upset about 'flipping.'"

Jake Johnson ·


I Lived Through Watergate. I Lived Through the Saturday Night Massacre. There Never Was Anything Like This

The Cohen and Manafort developments could be a mortal blow to the Trump presidency—and Brett Kavanaugh's nomination

Charles P. Pierce ·


Words 'Guilty,' 'Criminal,' and 'Felons Welcome Here' Projected on Trump Hotel in DC

It was a fitting message on a day when two members of the president's inner circle both became felons

Common Dreams staff ·


'These Are Just the Guys Who've Been Caught': Warren Intensifies Anti-Corruption Calls After Manafort and Cohen's Day in Court

"My reforms would make it flatly illegal for Americans to work as lobbyists for foreign governments. Congress should pass this law so we never see another snake like Paul Manafort again."

Julia Conley ·

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