These are all the criminals around Trump

At almost the exact same time, President Donald Trump’s longtime fixer and former personal lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to eight crimes and a court found Trump’s former campaign chair, Paul Manafort, guilty on eight counts, including tax and bank fraud. That’d be remarkable all by itself. But what’s stunning, as journalist Judd Legum tweeted […]

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10 legal experts on why Trump can’t pardon his way out of the Russia investigation

President Trump’s former campaign chair, Paul Manafort, was just found guilty on Tuesday on five tax evasion charges, two other bank fraud charges, and one failure-to-report charge. When Manafort was indicted, many observers believed he would save himself by flipping against Trump and cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe. But that never happened. […]

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Putin invites Trump to Moscow in a blatant power play

President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin are playing quite the game of geopolitical will-they-or-won’t-they. On July 19, Trump told National Security Adviser John Bolton to invite Putin to the White House in the fall for a follow-up to this month’s now-infamous meeting in Helsinki. Putin played coy: He neither accepted nor declined the […]

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