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 In this Aug. 22, 2018, file photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks during a news conference regarding the country's opioid epidemic in Cleveland.
AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File
September 09, 2018 - 9:46 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions has vigorously pushed President Donald Trump's agenda at the Justice Department, and before that, spent 20 years championing conservative causes in the Senate. Yet as Sessions enters what may be the final stretch of his tenure, those efforts are at...
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In this Aug. 16, 2018, file photo White House counsel Donald McGahn, left, listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington.
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August 30, 2018 - 10:53 am
By Ken Thomas and Zeke Miller, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after announcing the departure of his White House counsel, President Donald Trump teased Thursday that he has settled on a successor, tweeting that he's "very excited" about his choice, whose name he kept secret. Trump...
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In this May 23, 2017, file photo, former CIA Director John Brennan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Intelligence Committee Russia Investigation Task Force.
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File
August 16, 2018 - 8:28 am
By Jill Colvin and Anne Flaherty, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Former CIA Director John Brennan said Thursday that President Donald Trump yanked his security clearance because his campaign colluded with the Russians to sway the 2016 election and is now desperate to end the special counsel's...
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Defense attorney Kevin Downing makes a statement to the media after leaving federal court in the trial of former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, in Alexandria, Va., Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
August 15, 2018 - 6:44 am
By Chad Day, Matthew Barakat and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Paul Manafort's defense rested its case Tuesday without calling any witnesses in the former Trump campaign chairman's tax evasion and bank fraud trial. Manafort himself chose not to testify. The decision...
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Members of the defense team for Paul Manafort, including from left, Jay Nanavati, Kevin Downing, Brian Ketcham, Richard Westling, and Thomas Zehnle, walk to federal court as the trial of the former Trump campaign chairman continues.
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
August 14, 2018 - 3:16 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Paul Manafort's defense rested its case Tuesday without calling any witnesses in the former Trump campaign chairman's tax evasion and fraud trial. Manafort himself chose not to testify. The decision by Manafort's lawyer, Kevin Downing, not to call witnesses clears the way for...
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Attorney Kevin Downing, left, gestures to the rest of the defense team for Paul Manafort, as the team leaves federal court for a lunch break during the trial of the former Trump campaign chairman, in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018.
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
August 09, 2018 - 8:28 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — After three days of dramatic and even salacious testimony in the trial of Paul Manafort, prosecutors on Thursday returned to the nuts and bolts of their case against the former Trump campaign chairman as they sought to show he obtained millions of dollars in bank loans under...
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Donald Trump Jr.
AP Photo/John Raoux, File
August 08, 2018 - 5:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — If Donald Trump Jr. is worried, he sure doesn't show it. His father, the president, is reported to be fretting about his eldest son's entanglement in the Russia investigation. And Don Jr.'s role in the special counsel's probe continues to throw off headlines. But the 40-year-old...
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This courtroom sketch depicts defense lawyer Kevin Downing asking questions of Rick Gates, as former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, bottom front left, listens during Manafort's trial on bank fraud and tax evasion at federal court.
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August 07, 2018 - 7:20 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — In blistering questioning, a defense lawyer accused the protege of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort of being immersed in "so many lies" he can't remember them all, as he tried to undermine the credibility of the government's star witness in Manafort's fraud trial...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a rally, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, in Lewis Center, Ohio.
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August 05, 2018 - 1:34 pm
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump appears to have changed his story about a 2016 meeting at Trump Tower that is pivotal to the special counsel's investigation, tweeting that his son met with a Kremlin-connected lawyer to collect information about his political opponent. Trump wrote in...
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Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats
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August 02, 2018 - 2:31 pm
By Jeremy Diamond (CNN) -- Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said Thursday that Russia is continuing to pursue its efforts to interfere in the U.S. political system and said President Donald Trump has "specifically directed" the U.S. intelligence community to make countering election...
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