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Mueller moves to undercut possible Trump pardon of Manafort

New York Post - 18 Sep 2018
The deal contains language that appears intended to discourage Manafort from seeking a pardon and to limit the impact of a pardon if Trump were to grant one, Politico reported, citing a former Justice Department official who served in the ...

Why Manafort Must Have Something 'Really Good'

New York Times - 18 Sep 2018
To the Editor: Re “Manafort Agrees to Help Mueller as Part of Deal” (front page, Sept. 15):. To the uninitiated, Paul Manafort's guilty plea on Friday may seem routine. A man is charged with a crime and cuts a deal to cooperate in exchange for a lower ...

The other big reason Paul Manafort could change everything

Washington Post - 17 Sep 2018
When Paul Manafort agreed to cooperate with Robert S. Mueller III on Friday, plenty of people were surprised. Manafort, after all, had already been convicted in a previous trial, through which he had remained resolute. He even earned President Trump's ...

Why Manafort's Flip May Matter More Than 25 Russian Indictments

FiveThirtyEight - 18 Sep 2018
To get a sense for why domestic indictments are generally more consequential than international ones, look no further than Paul Manafort, former chairman for Trump's 2016 campaign. Manafort pleaded guilty to a reduced sentence last week in exchange for ...

Seth Meyers Skewers Trump Over Paul Manafort's Plea Deal

New York Times - 18 Sep 2018
“Some analysts are claiming that special counsel Robert Mueller may have struck a plea deal with former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort to target high-level Russian officials, not President Trump. Because Trump is a low-level Russian official ...

Probe Manafort Allegations

Haaretz - 18 Sep 2018
The plea agreement in the United States with Paul Manafort, U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, who is expected to be a key witness against the president over the alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential elections, also ...

Ex-Skadden Partner Denies Role In Manafort Ukraine Lobbying

Law360 - 18 Sep 2018
Law360 (September 18, 2018, 5:39 PM EDT) -- Lawyers for former Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP partner Gregory Craig denied Tuesday that he put a controversial report involved in the Paul Manafort prosecution in the hands of U.S. officials.

Manafort's shenanigans are just the tip of the iceberg

Washington Post - 18 Sep 2018
As reported in the Sept. 15 front-page article “With hardball tactics, lobbyist thrived in Washington swamp,” while the curtain has closed on Paul Manafort's legal defense against federal criminal charges, the curtain has finally been raised on the ...

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

Common Dreams - 18 Sep 2018
If you're Paul Manafort, your days as a nattily attired Washington lobbyist and power broker are long gone. No more ostrich jackets. No more $21,000 watches. For the foreseeable future, they'll be replaced, as they have been for months now, by orange ...

Florence, Primaries, Paul Manafort: Your Weekend Briefing

New York Times - 16 Sep 2018
Mr. Mueller's investigation has maintained such secrecy that it is impossible to know what puzzle pieces he might still be trying to fill in or what Mr. Manafort's testimony might mean for Mr. Trump. And Mr. Mueller is sticking to his tried-and-true P ...

Paul Manafort and special counsel close to deal for guilty plea

CNN - 13 Sep 2018
Washington (CNN) Paul Manafort, the former Trump campaign chairman embattled by criminal indictments, may no longer fight the charges related to his Ukrainian lobbying operation. He and the special counsel's office are close to a deal for a guilty plea ...

Midterm Time Capsule, 51 Days to Go: Manafort

The Atlantic - 16 Sep 2018
Two days ago, Paul Manafort made his plea-bargain deal with Robert Mueller's federal investigators. As part of the terms, he says he will cooperate fully and truthfully with the federal team—knowing that his sentencing can be delayed until his ...

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