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Trump's former campaign-manager Paul Manafort gets 47 months in prison

08 Mar 2019

Trump's former campaign-manager Paul Manafort gets 47 months in prison

US President Donald Trump's former campaign chief Paul Manafort was sentenced to 47 months in prison yesterday for tax crimes and bank fraud.

US President Trump's ex-security chief sold country out, says Judge

19 Dec 2018

US President Trump's ex-security chief sold country out, says Judge

A federal judge abruptly postponed the sentencing hearing for Michael Flynn, US President Donald Trump's first national security adviser, yesterday after a stunning hearing in which the judge accused Flynn of selling out his country.

According to Comey memos, Putin told Trump about 'Russian hookers'

20 Apr 2018

According to Comey memos, Putin told Trump about 'Russian hookers'

Donald Trump's conversation with the now-former FBI director James Comey (which he noted and have been obtained by Associated Press), make startling revelations.

Now, Trump-aide charged with "paying European ex-politicians"

24 Feb 2018

Now, Trump-aide charged with "paying European ex-politicians"

After charges of tax and bank fraud, fresh trouble arose for US President Donald Trump's ex-campaign chairman, Paul Manafort.

US-elections Russian interference probe: Lawyer accused of lying pleads guilty

21 Feb 2018

US-elections Russian interference probe: Lawyer accused of lying pleads guilty

Special Counsel Robert Mueller probing Russian interference in the 2016 US elections charged a lawyer for lying about his communications with former Trump campaign aide Richard Gates, who himself faces financial crime allegations.

Trump "looking forward" to being interviewed in Russia collusion probe

25 Jan 2018

Trump "looking forward" to being interviewed in Russia collusion probe

US President Donald Trump seems to have ended months-long speculations about whether he would agree to be interviewed in the Russian collusion probe.

In a first, US Attorney General questioned in Russia investigation

23 Jan 2018

In a first, US Attorney General questioned in Russia investigation

After former chief strategist Steve Bannon, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions was interviewed by Robert Mueller as part of the investigation into Russia's involvement in the 2016 presidential elections.

President Trump to FBI: 'We support you 100%'

17 Dec 2017

President Trump to FBI: 'We support you 100%'

US President Donald Trump has so far been hostile to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

Investigators ask Deutsche Bank for Trump's former NSA's transactions

16 Dec 2017

Investigators ask Deutsche Bank for Trump's former NSA's transactions

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has reportedly requested Deutsche Bank to provide information on transactions linked to President Donald Trump's disgraced former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

FBI chief Christopher Wray defends agency after Trump's attacks

08 Dec 2017

FBI chief Christopher Wray defends agency after Trump's attacks

FBI Director Christopher Wray strongly defended the agency and hit back at US President Donald Trump who had earlier tweeted that its reputation was "in tatters."

Russia investigation: Trump could be moving towards impeachment territory

06 Dec 2017

Russia investigation: Trump could be moving towards impeachment territory

US President Donald Trump recently admitted in a tweet that he was aware that his former NSA Michael Flynn had lied to the FBI, prompting him to fire him.

Trump-Russia investigation: Ex-NSA pleads guilty to lying to FBI

02 Dec 2017

Trump-Russia investigation: Ex-NSA pleads guilty to lying to FBI

Russia investigation: Authorities question Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner

30 Nov 2017

Russia investigation: Authorities question Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner

US President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, was reportedly recently questioned by Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller's team as a part of the Russia investigation.

Trump's former NSA may cooperate with Mueller's Russia-Trump probe

25 Nov 2017

Trump's former NSA may cooperate with Mueller's Russia-Trump probe

Lawyers representing former US National Security Adviser Michael Flynn have reportedly informed President Donald Trump's legal team that they can't discuss the investigation into Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

Democrat Congressman moves for Trump's impeachment in the House

13 Jul 2017

Democrat Congressman moves for Trump's impeachment in the House

Congressman Al Green from Texas, who has been calling for Trump's impeachment became the first legislator to raise the issue in the House of Commons.

Trump denies making any tapes of conversations with Comey

23 Jun 2017

Trump denies making any tapes of conversations with Comey

US President Donald Trump tweeted that he hasn't made any secret recordings of his conversations with former FBI director James Comey.

Reports: Special counsel to investigate Trump over obstruction of justice

15 Jun 2017

Reports: Special counsel to investigate Trump over obstruction of justice

Special counsel Robert Mueller is reportedly investigating US President Donald Trump over possible obstruction of justice, an impeachable offense.

Trump "100%" willing to speak under oath on Comey

10 Jun 2017

Trump "100%" willing to speak under oath on Comey

On June 10, Trump said he's "100%" willing to speak under oath regarding his conversations with former FBI director James Comey.

Ex-FBI director testifies about Trump pressure, Russia investigation

09 Jun 2017

Ex-FBI director testifies about Trump pressure, Russia investigation

Former FBI director James Comey testified before a Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill, revealing the circumstances leading to his controversial dismissal by US President Donald Trump.

Ex-FBI chief claims Trump pressurized him to drop Russia probe

08 Jun 2017

Ex-FBI chief claims Trump pressurized him to drop Russia probe

Former FBI Director James Comey said US President Donald Trump had asked him to stop investigating former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

Trump defends Kushner over allegations of Russia communication

29 May 2017

Trump defends Kushner over allegations of Russia communication

President Donald Trump came out in support of his son-in-law and senior White House advisor Jared Kushner, following reports that he had tried setting up secret back-channels for communication with Russia.

Reports- Kushner met Russian ambassador, discussed possible back-channel for talks

27 May 2017

Reports- Kushner met Russian ambassador, discussed possible back-channel for talks

On May 27, it was reported that Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner had spoken to Russia's ambassador to Washington, Sergei Kisylak, in December.

Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe

26 May 2017

Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe

On May 26, it was reported that President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner was facing FBI scrutiny as part of the investigation into Russia, according to US media reports.

Trump told Russian officials firing Comey eased "great pressure"

21 May 2017

Trump told Russian officials firing Comey eased "great pressure"

President Donald Trump told Russian officials during a meeting last week that firing FBI director James Comey has eased "great pressure" on him, the New York Times (NYT) reported.

Can Donald Trump be impeached?

18 May 2017

Can Donald Trump be impeached?

President Donald Trump had reportedly directly asked former FBI director James Comey to halt an investigation into his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn.

Sources- Trump asked ex-FBI chief Comey to halt Flynn investigation

17 May 2017

Sources- Trump asked ex-FBI chief Comey to halt Flynn investigation

President Donald Trump had reportedly asked former FBI Director James Comey, who he recently fired, to end an investigation into alleged links between former national security adviser Michael Flynn and Russia.

Trump defends decision, says Comey wasn't "doing a good job"

11 May 2017

Trump defends decision, says Comey wasn't "doing a good job"

President Donald Trump justified his decision to fire FBI director James Comey, saying "he was not doing a good job."

Obama had warned Trump not to hire Flynn in November

09 May 2017

Obama had warned Trump not to hire Flynn in November

In November'16, the then President-elect Donald Trump was warned by President Barack Obama against appointing Michael Flynn as national security adviser, according to the White House.

100 Days of Trump: A look at his presidency

29 Apr 2017

100 Days of Trump: A look at his presidency

US President Donald Trump marks his 100th day in office on April 29 by holding a rally in Pennsylvania.

Flynn controversy: White House blocks House Oversight Committee document request

26 Apr 2017

Flynn controversy: White House blocks House Oversight Committee document request

The White House has told the House Oversight Committee it won't comply with a request to release files on former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.

Bannon loses seat in National Security Council, not a "demotion"

06 Apr 2017

Bannon loses seat in National Security Council, not a "demotion"

President Donald Trump has removed Steve Bannon, his controversial senior strategist, from the National Security Council (NSC).

White House: Flynn failed to disclose Russian income

02 Apr 2017

White House: Flynn failed to disclose Russian income

The White House stated that former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn failed to disclose income he received from a Russian television network and another Russian firm.

Trump calls Russia probe "witch hunt"

01 Apr 2017

Trump calls Russia probe "witch hunt"

US President Donald Trump has called the probe into his teams' connections with Moscow a "witch hunt." His statements come after Trump's former National Security Adviser's lawyer said he would testify if he was granted immunity.

Fired Trump NSA seeks immunity to testify on Russia interference

31 Mar 2017

Fired Trump NSA seeks immunity to testify on Russia interference

Michael Flynn, US President Donald Trump's recently fired national security adviser, has sought immunity to testify at hearings regarding Russia's alleged US election interference.

Trump-Russia relations: Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner to be interrogated

28 Mar 2017

Trump-Russia relations: Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner to be interrogated

President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will be questioned by a US intelligence committee that is investigating alleged ties between President Trump and Russia.

Trump surveillance: Republican Nunes apologizes over handling of info

24 Mar 2017

Trump surveillance: Republican Nunes apologizes over handling of info

Republican head of the US House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Devin Nunes apologized after facing criticism for calling a news conference to discuss allegations about spy agency's surveillance of President Donald Trump and his team.

Report suggests Trump's campaign manager has ties to Moscow

23 Mar 2017

Report suggests Trump's campaign manager has ties to Moscow

Reports have suggested that Donald trump's campaign manager, Paul Manafort had extensive links to Moscow, and was involved with Russian individuals in an attempt to "greatly benefit the Putin Government."

FBI confirms investigation into alleged Russian interference in US elections

21 Mar 2017

FBI confirms investigation into alleged Russian interference in US elections

FBI Director James Comey confirmed for the first time that the agency is investigating Russian interference in the US presidential elections of November 2016.

Trump's attorney general to respond in writing about Russia contacts

05 Mar 2017

Trump's attorney general to respond in writing about Russia contacts

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions will respond in writing to questions by Senate Democrats about his meetings with Russia's ambassador to the US last year.

Trump's attorney general Sessions quits Russia investigation

03 Mar 2017

Trump's attorney general Sessions quits Russia investigation

Attorney General Jeff Sessions succumbed to pressure and recused himself from an FBI investigation into Russia's alleged interference in the US election.