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Prosecutor: Bank CEO sought 'power' with $16M Manafort loans

Jun. 23, 2021 17:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A Chicago bank owner traded $16 million in loans to ex-President Donald Trump's ex-campaign manager in a bid for a prestigious position in Trump's administration, a prosecutor told jurors in an opening statement Wednesday before a defense attorney assured them that the...

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Jun. 23, 2021 12:31 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: June 22 The Kansas City Star on hubris and COVID variants: The COVID-19 crisis isn’t over, and we shouldn’t act as if it is. Yes, yes,...

Seized House records show just how far Trump admin would go

Jun. 12, 2021 00:09 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump has made no secret of his long list of political enemies. It just wasn't clear until now how far he would go to try to punish them. Two House Democrats disclosed this week that their smartphone data was secretly obtained...

Seized House records show just how far Trump admin would go

Jun. 11, 2021 19:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump has made no secret of his long list of political enemies. It just wasn't clear until now how far he would go to try to punish them. Two House Democrats disclosed this week that their smartphone data was secretly obtained...

Justice Dept., Congress probing Trump seizures of Dems' data

Jun. 11, 2021 18:47 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department's internal watchdog launched an investigation Friday after revelations that former President Donald Trump's administration secretly seized phone data from at least two House Democrats as part of an aggressive leaks probe. Democrats called the...

Trump DOJ seized data from House Democrats in leaks probe

Jun. 11, 2021 00:01 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department under former President Donald Trump seized data from the accounts of at least two members of the House Intelligence Committee in 2018 as part of an aggressive crackdown on leaks related to the Russia investigation and other national security matters,...

McGahn: Effort to get Mueller fired was 'point of no return'

Jun. 09, 2021 19:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former White House counsel Don McGahn told lawmakers in a closed-door interview last week that he regarded President Donald Trump's effort to have special counsel Robert Mueller fired as “a point of no return" for the administration if carried out. ...

Democrat says Trump counsel recounted 'troubling events'

Jun. 04, 2021 20:44 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said Friday that a nearly eight-hour interview with former President Donald Trump's top White House lawyer “shed new light on several troubling events" during his presidency, though it was unclear how Democrats would use...

Ex-Treasury worker sentenced to 6 months in 'leak' case

Jun. 03, 2021 18:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A former U.S. Treasury Department worker was sentenced to six months in prison Thursday for leaking confidential financial reports to a journalist at BuzzFeed. Natalie Mayflower Sours Edwards pleaded guilty last year to a conspiracy charge, admitting she...

Mueller to participate in UVA class examining Russia probe

Jun. 03, 2021 18:24 PM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Former FBI Director Robert Mueller will participate in a University of Virginia School of Law course examining his investigation into ties between Russia and Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign. The six-session course called “The...