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WASHINGTON | Wife of former Trump adviser defends husband on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON — The wife of former Donald Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos defended her husband Wednesday in an interview with Democrats on the House intelligence committee and said she hopes he receives a pardon. Simona Mangiante Papadopoulos said she traveled to Washington for the interview — even paying her own way — because she wanted … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Wife of former Trump adviser defends husband on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON | Wife of former Trump adviser appears on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON — The wife of former Donald Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos has arrived on Capitol Hill to speak to Democrats on the House intelligence committee. Simona Mangiante is doing the interview Wednesday with Democrats who are frustrated by the lack of action from House Republicans. Papadopoulos pleaded guilty last year to lying to investigators … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Wife of former Trump adviser appears on Capitol Hill

What the GOP memo says (and doesn’t say)

WASHINGTON (AP)(STL.News)— After more than a week of partisan bickering and social media-fueled buildup, the #releasethememo crowd got their wish. President Donald Trump declassified it. The GOP majority of the House intelligence committee released it. And the public dissection of the four-page, GOP-authored document began. Here are a few key takeaways: WHAT’S THE GIST? The … Continue reading What the GOP memo says (and doesn’t say)

With first charges, Mueller sends warning to Trump, aides

WASHINGTON/October 31, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Special counsel Robert Mueller has sent a warning to individuals in President Donald Trump’s orbit: If they lie about contacts between the president’s campaign and Russians, they’ll end up on the wrong end of federal criminal charges. With the disclosure of the first criminal cases in his investigation, Mueller also … Continue reading With first charges, Mueller sends warning to Trump, aides

First guilty plea, indictment of Trump aides in Russia probe

WASHINGTON/October 30, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — On a black Monday for Donald Trump’s White House, the special counsel investigating possible coordination between the Kremlin and the Trump presidential campaign announced the first charges, indicting Trump’s former campaign chairman and revealing how an adviser lied to the FBI about meetings with Russian intermediaries. The formal charges against … Continue reading First guilty plea, indictment of Trump aides in Russia probe