Indicted Russian Claims Full Compliance With US Trial Subpoenas

A Russian national nicknamed “Putin’s chef” told a federal judge Wednesday that his catering business has complied fully with U.S. government subpoenas ahead of a criminal trial next month where the company will face charges of 2016 election interference. 

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Lawyer for Russian Firm Apoplectic as Contempt Sanction Looms

A Trump-appointed judge said Monday there is a strong likelihood that the Russian firm charged with funding interference in the 2016 presidential election has failed to comply with a government subpoena, a legal botch likely to trigger a contempt-of-court finding.

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Plea Withdrawal

President Donald Trump’s ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn Tuesday moved to withdraw his guilty plea for lying to the FBI during the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. In his motion, Flynn says the government breached the plea agreement and acted in “bad faith” and “vindictiveness.”

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Showdown Over Special Counsel Records Hits DC Circuit

A lawyer for the House of Representatives told a D.C. Circuit panel Friday the gravity of a Senate trial to determine whether President Donald Trump should be removed from office more than supports granting access to grand jury materials from the special counsel’s probe.

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Feds Seek Light Sentence for Mueller Witness Rick Gates

The Justice Department is asking for a lenient sentence for Rick Gates, ahead of the star witness from the Mueller investigation appearing in federal court next week to find out how his guilty plea and testimony in three criminal trials will impact his punishment.  

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