By Nathan Layne (Reuters) - Special Counsel Robert Mueller is preparing to submit to U.S. Attorney General William Barr a report detailing his findings in the investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 presidential election and any links to the Trump campaign. Mueller has been looking since May 2017 into whether U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign conspired with Russia and whether Trump unlawfully sought to obstruct the probe. Mueller already has indicted or secured guilty pleas from 34 people, including six associates of Trump, as well as three Russian entities. Here is a look at possible scenarios following the completion of Mueller's report. REPORT FINDS TRUMP INVOLVED IN RUSSIA CONSPIRACY Among those who already have pleaded guilty or have been convicted are: former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort; former Trump personal lawyer Michael Cohen; former national security advisor Michael Flynn; and former Trump campaign aides Richard Gates and George Papadopoulos. Others … [Read more...] about What happens if Mueller finds Trump fingerprints in Russia conspiracy?
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Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Jan. 20, 2019, 3:26 PM GMT By Ben Kamisar WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani said Sunday that plans to build a Trump Tower in Moscow remained an “active proposal” as late as November of 2016, leaving open the possibility that Trump’s orbit continued to pursue the business deal up until the presidential election, months later than previously known. Appearing on NBC's “Meet the Press,” Giuliani said the president has told him he can “remember having conversations” with his former lawyer, Michael Cohen, about the project well into 2016. Cohen has pleaded guilty to lying to Congress about the timeline of his involvement in that proposal, admitting that he worked on it through June of 2016 after initially saying it ended at the beginning of that year. “It's … [Read more...] about Giuliani: Discussions on Trump Tower in Moscow were ‘active’ throughout 2016 election
NPR subscribe to NPR Politics Podcast podcast NPR One Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts Pocket Casts Spotify RSS link Politics Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email Enlarge this image Michael Cohen, former personal lawyer to Donald Trump, leaves federal court in New York on Aug. 21, 2018. Mark Kauzlarich/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Mark Kauzlarich/Bloomberg via Getty Images Michael Cohen, former personal lawyer to Donald Trump, leaves federal court in New York on Aug. 21, 2018. Mark Kauzlarich/Bloomberg via Getty Images Michael Cohen, former personal lawyer for Donald Trump, has admitted he lied to Congress about efforts to build a Trump Tower in Russia. Now, a BuzzFeed News report says Cohen reportedly told investigators that he lied to lawmakers about the real estate project at Trump's direction. The report cites two law enforcement officials with direct knowledge of the Trump Tower Moscow investigation. … [Read more...] about BuzzFeed: Trump Directed Cohen To Lie To Congress About A Trump Tower In Moscow
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Associated Press November 29, 2018 NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, made a surprise appearance before a federal judge in New York on Thursday to plead guilty to lying to Congress about work he did on an aborted project to build a Trump Tower in Russia.Flanked by his lawyers, Cohen admitted making false statements in 2017 to the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence about the project.Cohen told the judge he lied about the timing of the negotiations and other details to be consistent with Trump’s ‘‘political message.’’ Advertisement Cohen and prosecutors referred to Trump as ‘‘individual one’’ throughout Thursday’s proceedings and said he lied ‘‘to be loyal to Individual One.’’ Get Today in Politics in your inbox: A … [Read more...] about Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying about Trump real estate project in Russia
Elise Viebeck, The Washington Post Published 9:42 am PDT, Sunday, August 19, 2018 Photo: Bloomberg Photo By Andrew Harrer. Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Rudy Giuliani has previously questioned the objectivity of investigators in the Russia probe. Rudy Giuliani has previously questioned the objectivity of investigators in the Russia probe. Photo: Bloomberg Photo By Andrew Harrer. 'Truth isn't truth': Giuliani weighs risks of possible Trump interview in Russia probe 1 / 1 Back to Gallery WASHINGTON - Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's lead attorney in the ongoing Russia probe, said Sunday that he will not allow special counsel Robert Mueller III to rush Trump into an interview because investigators could try to catch the president in a lie based on their version of the facts. "I am not going to be … [Read more...] about ‘Truth isn’t truth’: Giuliani weighs risks of possible Trump interview in Russia probe