WASHINGTON — As Trump associates folded one by one over the last year under the pressure of federal investigators, there was always Paul Manafort. Until suddenly there wasn’t. Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, who for months stood resolute in his innocence and determined to fight charge upon charge even as fellow onetime loyalists caved, reached … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Manafort plea deal raises key question: What does he know?
WASHINGTON— The Latest on Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Paul Manafort’s lawyer says the former Trump campaign chairman cut a deal with prosecutors “to make sure that his family was able to remain safe and live a good life.” Kevin Downing says Manafort, of Alexandria, Virginia, has “accepted … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Lawyer says Manafort cut deal to protect family
WASHINGTON — The Latest on Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Prosecutors have filed new charging documents against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, signaling he may plead guilty ahead of a second trial next week. The charges in Friday’s filing were contained in a criminal information, a document … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Prosecutors file new Manafort charging documents
WASHINGTON — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was expected to plead guilty Friday ahead of a second trial on charges related to Ukrainian political consulting work, a new court filing shows. It is not clear whether any agreement with prosecutors would require him to cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller’s ongoing investigation into possible … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Manafort expected to plead guilty before new trial
ALEXANDRIA, Va — Even on a fast-paced day of breaking news, the sprinting intern in the blue dress stood out. Photos and video going viral on social media captured NBC News intern Cassie Semyon’s mad dash from a Virginia courthouse to deliver the news of Paul Manafort’s conviction on Tuesday. In a tweet punctuated by … Continue reading ALEXANDRIA, Va | GoBlueDressGo: Sprinting intern competes to break news
WASHINGTON — A juror in Paul Manafort’s financial fraud trial says a lone holdout prevented the jury from convicting the onetime Trump campaign chairman on all 18 counts. The jury on Tuesday found Manafort guilty on eight counts. The judge declared a mistrial on 10 counts the jury was deadlocked on. Juror Paula Duncan tells … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Manafort juror says 1 holdout prevented 18-count conviction
WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 7 p.m. President Donald Trump is accusing his former lawyer Michael Cohen of lying under pressure of prosecution as his White House grapples with allegations that the president orchestrated a campaign cover-up to buy the silence of two women who claimed he had affairs … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump accuses Cohen of lying under pressure
ALEXANDRIA, Va— The Latest on the Paul Manafort trial (all times local): 9 p.m. Paul Manafort, the political operative who once led Donald Trump’s successful presidential campaign, has been found guilty of eight financial crimes in the first trial victory of the special counsel investigation into the president’s associates. A judge declared a mistrial on … Continue reading ALEXANDRIA, Va | The Latest: Manafort found guilty of 8 financial crimes