Special counsel had authority

WASHINGTON | Judge: Special counsel had authority to prosecute Manafort

WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller was working within his authority when he brought charges against President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, a federal judge in Washington ruled Tuesday. The decision was a setback for Manafort in his defense against charges of money-laundering conspiracy, false statements and acting as an unregistered foreign agent … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Judge: Special counsel had authority to prosecute Manafort