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Source: The Guradian

Paul Manafort should be sentenced to up to 24 years in prison, Mueller says

16-Feb-2019

Paul Manafort, Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, should be sentenced to up to 24 years in prison, the special counsel Robert Mueller said on Friday.

Mueller’s team said in a court filing that Manafort should face a prison term of 235 to 292 months, or between 19 and a half and 24 and a half years, for “serious, longstanding, and bold” financial crimes. Manafort, 69, could also receive financial penalties totaling more than $50m, according to the filing by Mueller’s prosecutors.

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Source: Fox News

Mueller wants Paul Manafort imprisoned up to 24 years

Sunday 13:34 GMT

Special Counsel Robert Mueller is asking a federal judge to sentence former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort up to 24 years in prison and order him to pay as much as a $24 million fine.

JUDGE RULES MANAFORT 'INTENTIONALLY' LIED TO MUELLER TEAM, VOIDING PLEA AGREEMENT. On Friday night, Mueller’s team filed a sentencing submission in that case, saying it agrees with the guidelines that call for Manafort serving 20 to 24 years in prison and paying a fine between $50,000 and $24 million.

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Source: The Guradian

Mueller questions Cambridge Analytica director Brittany Kaiser

Monday 08:58 GMT

A spokesman for Brittany Kaiser, former business development director for Cambridge Analytica – which collapsed after the Observer revealed details of its misuse of Facebook data – confirmed that she had been subpoenaed by special counsel Robert Mueller, and was cooperating fully with his investigation.

A director of the controversial data company Cambridge Analytica, who appeared with Arron Banks at the launch of the Leave.EU campaign, has been subpoenaed by the US investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government.

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Source: Fox News

Roger Stone apologizes after sharing judge's photo, denies threat

Wednesday 09:54 GMT

Former Trump adviser Roger Stone on Monday was forced to apologize to the judge presiding over his criminal case after sharing a picture of her on social media.

Stone and his lawyers filed a notice on Monday night, admitting that the sharing of the picture wasn’t appropriate and that he apologizes. “Through legal trickery Deep State hitman Robert Mueller has guaranteed that my upcoming show trial is before Judge Amy Berman Jackson, an Obama appointed Judge who dismissed the Benghazi charges against Hillary Clinton and incarcerated Paul Manafort prior to his conviction for any crime,” Stone’s post was captioned.

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Source: Fox News

Judge rips into Roger Stone, bars him from speaking publicly on case: 'There will be no third chance'

Friday 03:19 GMT

A federal judge has completely barred former Trump political adviser Roger Stone from speaking publicly about his ongoing prosecution on obstruction and false statement charges, following a hearing on Thursday in which Stone took the stand to insist he was "heartfully sorry" for the picture of the judge that appeared on his Instagram showing what seemed to be crosshairs in the background. U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson tore into Stone, saying she simply didn't believe his explanation that an unnamed "volunteer" had selected the image.

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Source: Global News

AG William Barr faces huge test as Robert Mueller’s final report approaches

Today 11:44 GMT

William Barr has been attorney general for just one week but is on the cusp of staring down what will almost certainly be the most consequential decision of his long career: how much of the special counsel’s findings to make public.

The position catapults him from Justice Department outsider free to theorize and speculate on special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation to the man at the centre of the legal and political firestorm that will accompany its looming conclusion.

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Source: Global News

Robert Mueller’s findings in Russia probe laid bare in court records

Today 19:05 GMT

Robert Mueller’s report won’t be delivered to Justice Department next week, AP source says. Actually, Russia was doing more than listening: It had been trying to help Republican Trump for months.

The Democrats had blamed Russia for the hacking and release of damaging material on his presidential opponent, Hillary Clinton. Trump wasn’t buying it.


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