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Kushner pal hit with state charges months after Trump pardon

Aug. 18, 2021 15:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A newspaper editor friend of former President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner was hit Wednesday with state cyberstalking charges in New York, seven months after Trump pardoned him in a similar federal case just before leaving office. Manhattan...

Chicago banker convicted in loans-for-Trump job scheme

Jul. 13, 2021 16:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A Manhattan jury on Tuesday convicted a Chicago banker of criminal charges for enabling Paul Manafort to get $16 million in loans before the former campaign manager for ex-President Donald Trump helped him get an interview for a job in the Trump administration. ...

Scaramucci tells banker trial jury about Trump's transition

Jun. 24, 2021 17:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Scaramucci recalled for a jury Thursday his role in filling jobs in former President Donald Trump's administration as he testified against a Chicago banker, saying he never would have considered the man for a job if he knew he was giving $16 million in loans to...

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...

Complaint: Ex-Colorado GOP chair took pro-Trump PAC funds

Jun. 18, 2021 13:46 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A complaint filed by a body that regulates state attorneys alleges that former Colorado Republican Party chair Ryan Call took nearly $280,000 from a super PAC supporting former President Donald Trump while Call served as the political action committee's treasurer. ...