Election 2016

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is shown wearing a suit walking past people with cameras.

Judge rules Paul Manafort breached plea deal

Conflict & Justice

US President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort breached his plea agreement with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office by lying to prosecutors about matters which are material to its Russia probe, a judge ruled on Wednesday.

Political operative Roger Stone is shown in a profile portrait in high contrast.

President Trump ally Roger Stone has been arrested on charges of false statements, witness tampering, obstruction

Global Politics
President Donald Trump answers questions during an exclusive interview with Reuters journalists in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington,  DC on December 11, 2018. Asked about his past business connections with Russia, Trump said, "The stuff yo

Trump’s business history with Russia is a long and colorful one

Michael Cohen outside of court, looking stressed out

How Donald Trump can survive Michael Cohen’s decision to turn on him

President Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Charleston, West Virginia, August 21, 2018.

Jolted by ex-allies’ criminal cases, Trump faces election and legal risks

A woman hold a placard as she waits President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, to leave the Daniel Patrick Moynihan United States Court House in New York City, August 21, 2018.

Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen pleads guilty to campaign finance violations and Manafort found guilty on eight charges of tax and bank fraud

President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, pleaded guilty on Tuesday in New York to campaign finance violations and other charges. Also on Tuesday evening, Trump’s one-time campaign chairman Paul Manafort was found guilty on eight charges of tax and bank fraud and failing to disclose foreign bank accounts.

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Cambridge Analytica parent hired by State Department to target terrorist propaganda

US Diplomacy

Documents obtained through FOIA lawsuit provide a glimpse into the government’s information battles.

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Steve Bannon’s ‘The Movement’ is an umbrella group of anti-establishment, populist parties in Europe

US Diplomacy

Bannon is in the process of setting up an umbrella group with a headquarters in Brussels to help support and coordinate these different nationalist parties. One of the people helping him is his friend, Benjamin Harnwell.

In this illustration, Rick Gates is shown testifying wearing a suit while sitting on the stand.

Manafort’s right-hand man testifies against him in tax fraud case

Rick Gates, a former business associate to President Donald Trump’s ex-campaign manager Paul Manafort, will continue to testify against his former boss and is expected to face a tough cross examination on Tuesday.

Attorney Tom Zehnle gestures with his left arm to his client, former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, in a court room sketch.

Ukraine in focus as Manafort trial heads to second day

The political consulting work that President Donald Trump’s onetime campaign chairman Paul Manafort did to earn $60 million in Ukraine is expected to take the spotlight on Wednesday on the second day of his criminal trial.