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Paul Manafort

Ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort guilty of 8 charges; mistrial declared on 10 others

ALEXANDRIA, Va. —  Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been found guilty of eight financial crime charges in the first trial victory for special counsel Robert Mueller’s team. A judge declared a mistrial on 10 other counts after jurors failed to reach a unanimous verdict. The jury deliberated for four days before announcing the […]

Bad News for Donald Trump

Bad News for Donald Trump

NEW YORK — Donald Trump’s ex-attorney Michael Cohen reaches plea deal in New York financial fraud case, sources tell the Associated Press. Cohen has surrendered to the FBI ahead of a 4 p.m. ET court proceeding where the government is expected to disclose a plea deal, a law enforcement source told CNN. Cohen was seen […]

Omarosa Manigault (L)  who was a contestant on the first season of Donald Trump's "The Apprentice" and is now an ordained minister, appears alongside Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump during a press conference November 30, 2015  that followed Trump's meeting with African-American religious leaders in New York. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP / TIMOTHY A. CLARY        (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Recording: Omarosa offered $15,000 a month to be ‘positive’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Omarosa Manigault Newman on Thursday released another secret audio recording that she says proves President Donald Trump wanted to silence her after firing her from the White House. In the recording played on MSNBC, Trump’s daughter-in-law Lara Trump offers Manigault Newman a job earning $15,000 a month. The job wouldn’t require her to […]

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Omarosa Manigault Secretly Recorded Donald Trump and Played Tape for Others: Report

President Donald Trump‘s former aide and confidant Omarosa Manigault Newman allegedly secretly recorded conversations she had with the president in the West Wing — and she’s played the tapes for others, The Daily Beast reports. An unnamed source told The Daily Beast that they had listened to least one of Manigault Newman’s recordings featuring Trump, and multiple […]

Trump tweet slams LeBron James, Don Lemon over CNN interview

Trump tweet slams LeBron James, Don Lemon over CNN interview

President Trump responded by Twitter on Friday night to a CNN anchor’s recent interview with an NBA superstar. “Lebron James was just interviewed by the dumbest man on television, Don Lemon. He made Lebron look smart, which isn’t easy to do. I like Mike!” Trump tweeted. The CNN anchor, Don Lemon, interviewed LeBron James, the […]

LeBron James: 'This race thing is taking over' as Donald Trump uses sports 'to divide us'

LeBron James: ‘This race thing is taking over’ as Donald Trump uses sports ‘to divide us’

While talking about the importance of sports for youth, LeBron James chided Donald Trump for using sports as a wedge among Americans. (AP) LeBron James spent his Monday touting the opening of an Akron elementary school for at-risk children that he played a significant role in funding and shaping. LeBron James calls out Donald Trump over race […]

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Dr Andrew Wheatley has resigned from the cabinet

Dr Andrew Wheatley has resigned from the cabinet. He tendered his resignation via a letter to Prime Minister Andrew Holness dated July 30, 2018. He said his decision to step aside is to ensure transparency and public trust are not breached. Dr Wheatley’s letter followed hot on the heels of yet another high profile meeting […]

Lawyer says 3 women were paid hush money over alleged Trump affairs

Lawyer says 3 women were paid hush money over alleged Trump affairs

Los Angeles (AFP) – The lawyer for adult film actress Stormy Daniels claimed Friday that he was representing three more women paid hush money to conceal affairs with Donald Trump. “Time for Michael Cohen and Donald Trump to come 100 percent clean with the American people,” Michael Avenatti tweeted in a reference to Trump’s former […]

Donald Trump vs Putin

Mark Wignall: Trump is Plainly Putin’s Potted Plant

World News, USA: Bizarre as a word used to describe President Donald Trump’s moronic snorting of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s talking points in Helsinki a few days ago does not do justice to the reality of it as leaders of the western alliance stood in shock and awe as Trump tore down the FBI, the […]

CNN's Chris Cuomo says Trump's 'insistence on covering for himself' has cost the U.S. 'a lot of legitimacy'

CNN’s Chris Cuomo says Trump’s ‘insistence on covering for himself’ has cost the U.S. ‘a lot of legitimacy’

President Trump came out on Tuesday with what he called a “clarification” of remarks he made in Helsinki on Monday, but CNN’s Chris Cuomo and his giant computer screen weren’t buying it. While standing next to Russian President Vladimir Putin, Trump had an “epic fail in front of the world,” Cuomo said, choosing Putin’s “lies over his […]

Trump blames Theresa May for Brexit debacle in explosive interview

Trump blames Theresa May for Brexit debacle in explosive interview

President Trump on Thursday pointed the finger at Prime Minister Theresa May for the UK’s Brexit debacle, saying she ignored his advice on negotiating her nation’s departure from the European Union and made things worse. SEE ALSO Trump greeted with protests during first UK visit “I would have done it much differently,” Trump told The Sun […]

GOP struggles to salvage immigration bill, postpones vote

GOP struggles to salvage immigration bill, postpones vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Republican immigration overhaul dangled precariously Thursday, imperiled by stubborn differences between conservative and moderate factions — and by President Donald Trump’s running commentary about a bill he only half-heartedly supported and then suggested would never become law. Republican leaders were twice forced to postpone final voting, first until Friday and […]