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Feds Subpoena Mar-A-Lago And Trump Campaign For Records Related To Chinese Massage Parlor Owner

The Miami Herald reports: Federal prosecutors in Washington D.C. this week sent subpoenas to Mar-a-Lago, President Donald Trump’s private club in Palm Beach, and Trump Victory, a political fundraising committee, demanding they turn over all records relating to Republican Party donor Li “Cindy” Yang and several of her associates and companies, the Miami Herald has learned. Yang, a South Florida …

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Trump Campaign: After This “Complete Exoneration” It’s Time To Get To The Bottom Of FBI’s Obama-Era Spying

“Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s remarks today confirmed what we already knew. There was no collusion between the Russians and the Trump campaign, and there was no case for obstruction. President Trump has been fully and completely exonerated. Mueller said his investigation is over. “It’s time to turn to the origins of the Russia hoax and get to the bottom of …

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Trump Campaign Sponsors Laura Ingraham’s Podcast

Media Matters reports: On the May 28 edition of Podcast One’s The Laura Ingraham Show Podcast, Fox’s Laura Ingraham did a live read of an ad for President Donald Trump’s Make America Great Again Committee, a joint fundraising committee for his 2020 reelection campaign. Ingraham’s ad read is just another example of the unethical conflicts of interest posed by the …

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Roger Stone Begs Followers For Food And Rent Money

The Bulwark reports: The latest Stone gambit: an email fundraising plea from Roger’s wife, Nydia, to support the Stone Family Support Fund, sent out Thursday afternoon with subject line “I am embarrassed to write this.” “We are not asking for a donation—but an ADVANCE, repaid by our pledge to do our best to contribute a like amount to what you …

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Stone Asks Court To Suppress Evidence Against Him

The Hill reports: Roger Stone asked a judge on Friday to suppress certain evidence in the case against him, claiming that it was improperly obtained. The filing states that the search warrant applications about Stone showed that the FBI initially investigated him for a range of different potential crimes, including unauthorized access of a protected computer, obstruction of justice, wire …

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Media Awaits Michael Cohen’s Arrival At “Cushy” Prison

The New York Times reports: He spoke eight times with Robert S. Mueller III’s investigators, appeared before three congressional committees and helped federal prosecutors with at least two criminal inquiries into President Trump’s inner circle. But on Monday, perhaps the most important number in Michael D. Cohen’s life will be 1,095: the number of days in a three-year prison term. …

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Junior’s Girlfriend Lands Top Trump Campaign Job

The New York Daily News reports: Kimberly Guilfoyle — a former Fox News host and girlfriend of Donald Trump Jr. — has joined President Trump’s reelection campaign as a senior adviser, the campaign said on Monday. Guilfoyle, who had been serving as the vice chairwoman of a pro-Trump super PAC, was selected for the position as a crowded field of …

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Manafort Delivered To Prison, Release Date Xmas 2024

The Washington Post reports: Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been transferred to a minimum-security prison near Scranton, Pa., to serve his federal prison sentence after being convicted in special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s Russia investigation. He is set to be released on Christmas Day 2024, according to the U.S. Bureau of Prisons. The U.S. Penitentiary at Canaan …

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Kremlin Claims Mueller Report Shows No Interference

The Associated Press reports: The Kremlin argued on Friday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s 400-page report has not offered any credible evidence of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The redacted report presented on Thursday said that there was no collusion between the Donald Trump campaign and Russian officials but it did document Russian efforts to meddle in …

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Trump Targets Seniors With Facebook Immigration Ads

Axios reports: The Trump campaign is spending nearly half (44%) of its Facebook ad budget to target users who are over 65 years old, as opposed to Democratic candidates who are only spending 27% of their budget on that demographic, according to data given to Axios exclusively from Bully Pulpit Interactive. Other data points pulled from the Facebook ad archive …

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Trump Campaign Blames Rep. Omar For Death Threats

“I don’t think it’s the president that’s putting her in danger, I think it’s her ill-thought-out words that she used to describe the greatest terror attack on the history of United States soil which killed nearly 3,000 Americans. Make no mistake, no congressperson, no American should be threatened and no one is inciting violence. I think what they’re doing is …

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Trump Money Beg Lies About “Unlawful Spying”

The Hill reports: The Trump campaign on Friday sent a fundraising email and several text messages to supporters misquoting Attorney General William Barr, claiming that he had confirmed the existence of “unlawful” spying on President Trump’s campaign during the 2016 election. In the email sent Friday afternoon, the Trump campaign claimed falsely that “Attorney General William Barr said what the …

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Trump Campaign Targets Narrowly-Lost 2016 States

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump loves to recount how his 2016 campaign defied expectations to pierce the vaunted Democratic “blue wall.” For 2020, he’s looking to do one better. As his re-election campaign kicks into high gear, it’s exploring opportunities to contest states he lost in 2016, aiming to keep divided Democrats on the defensive. Trump on Monday …

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BREAKING: Manafort Gets 73 Months In Second Case

Moments ago federal judge Amy Berman Jackson sentenced former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to 73 months in prison. This was Manafort’s second sentencing in as many weeks and part of today’s sentence will run concurrently with the 47 month sentence handed down last week by federal judge T.S. Ellis. The New York Times reports: Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former …

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Steve Bannon Bashes Doc About Him As Trailer Debuts

The Washington Examiner reports: Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, an architect of President Trump’s “nationalist” political and policy strategy, is warning about a pending movie release he says portrays him negatively. The film, “The Brink,” is coming to theaters March 29. Bannon let film crews follow him for a year, but despite his cooperation, the one-time film producer …

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BREAKING: Paul Manafort Sentenced To Only 47 Months

Moments ago Reagan appointee federal judge T.S. Ellis sentenced former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to 47 months in prison. The sentence was handed down after nearly three hours of discussion on his finances, his level of remorse, and whether he fully admits to his crimes. Manafort is due to be scheduled in a second case in Washington DC next …

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LIVE VIDEO: Federal Judge Sentences Paul Manafort

CBS News reports: A federal judge will sentence Paul Manafort on Thursday afternoon. The penalty may be steep enough to keep the longtime lobbyist and former Trump campaign chairman in prison for the rest of his life. Prosecutors say that Manafort, 69, deserves between 19 and 25 years in prison as well as millions of dollars in fines and restitution …

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TODAY: Paul Manafort To Be Sentenced In First Case

Newsweek reports: Paul Manafort, the former campaign chairman for President Donald Trump who found himself as one of the major players at the epicenter of special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe, will be sentenced Thursday afternoon at a federal courthouse in Alexandria, Virginia. In their sentencing memo last month, Mueller’s office recommended a sentence of 19.5 years to 24.5 years in …

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Mueller Issues Sentencing Memo For Paul Manafort: He Is A “Hardened, Bold Criminal” And Lied To Everybody

The Washington Post reports: Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort “repeatedly and brazenly violated the law” and shows a “hardened adherence to committing crimes,” prosecutors told a Washington federal judge. They recommended no specific punishment for those crimes, saying that is the practice of the special counsel. Prosecutors noted that federal guidelines call for a sentence of 17 to 22 …

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NEW YORK: State Prosecutors Ready Criminal Case Against Paul Manafort In Case Trump Issues Pardon

Bloomberg reports: New York state prosecutors have put together a criminal case against Paul Manafort that they could file quickly if the former chairman of Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign receives a presidential pardon. New York County District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. is ready to file an array of tax and other charges against Manafort, according to two people familiar with …

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