Stone Lied to Congress to Protect Trump, Federal Prosecutor Tells Jurors

In a stunning layout of the events federal prosecutors aim to prove transpired at the highest levels of President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign, the Justice Department told a federal jury that Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone lied to Congress about his communications with WikiLeaks in order to protect the president.

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Illness Forces Roger Stone to Leave Trial During Jury Selection

Roger Stone’s trial kicked off Tuesday in Washington, D.C., with a bizarre turn of events as the Trump associate, who first advised the president to make a run for the White House decades ago, went home sick in the early hours of selecting a jury to decide if he lied to Congress about his communications with WikiLeaks.

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Mueller Documents: Manafort Pushed Ukraine Hack Theory

During the 2016 presidential campaign, Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pushed the idea that Ukraine, not Russia, was behind the hack of the Democratic National Committee servers, Manafort’s deputy told investigators during the special counsel’s Russia probe. The unsubstantiated theory, advanced by President Donald Trump even after he took office, would later help trigger the impeachment inquiry now consuming the White House.

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Mulvaney Says Ukraine Aid Was Tied to Push for Probe

In a stunning pair of press conference reveals Thursday, acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney said next year’s G-7 summit will be held at President Donald Trump’s golf resort in Miami and confirmed that Trump withheld military aid to Ukraine to solicit an investigation.

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Trump Sought Australia’s Help on Russia Probe Origins

President Donald Trump recently asked the Australian prime minister and other foreign leaders to help Attorney General William Barr with an investigation into the origins of the Russia probe that shadowed his administration for more than two years, the Justice Department said Monday.

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Feds Urge Judge to Allow ‘Godfather’ Clip at Stone Trial

Attorneys in Washington, D.C., federal court geared up Wednesday for the November trial of Trump associate Roger Stone, as the presiding judge tackled pending motions from both sides, including whether to allow prosecutors to screen a clip from “The Godfather Part II.”

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