WASHINGTON (AP) — Paul Manafort, Donald Trump’s onetime presidential campaign chairman who was convicted as part of the special counsel’s Russia investigation, has been released from federal prison to serve the rest of his sentence in home confinement due to concerns about the coronavirus, his lawyer said Wednesday. Manafort, 71, was released Wednesday morning from […]


WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to an additional three and a half years of prison as she questioned his remorse and criticized him for his crimes and years of lies. The sentence is on top of the roughly four-year prison sentence Manafort received last week […]

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was sentenced Thursday to nearly four years in prison for tax and bank fraud related to his work advising Ukrainian politicians, much less than what was called for under sentencing guidelines. Manafort, sitting in a wheelchair as he deals with complications from gout, had no […]

Rev. Al Sharpton is having a better morning than Donald Trump. Yesterday the entire Trump administration took a tough hit when his former campaign manager was found guilty and his former attorney implicated Trump as a co-conspirator. It is no longer a question, Donald Trump has been involved in crimes. Initially Trump’s people were saying that […]

Roland Martin talks to legal analyst Monique Pressley about, “the worst day for Donald Trump’s presidency.” Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen plead guilty to, “illegal campaign contributions ‘at the direction of a candidate for federal office,'” reports ABC. Paul Manafort, Trump’s former campaign chairman, was found guilty of 8 counts. Five counts of tax fraud, […]

Paul Manafort is on trial for allegedly committing financial fraud. Yesterday Rick Gates, his former business partner, took the stand and, “sang like Tyrese on the back of a bus.” He admitted to participating in crimes with Manafort and even stealing from Manafort. It might be time for his defense team to enlist the help […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge in Washington on Friday threw out a civil lawsuit brought by President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman that sought to challenge the authority of the special counsel in the Russia investigation. The decision was a blow to Paul Manafort‘s defense against numerous charges brought by special counsel Robert Mueller […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — New documents reveal that special counsel Robert Mueller may be trying to use his investigation of Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, to probe deeper into Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign. Mueller has been seeking information from Manafort about foreign political donations and the meeting between top Trump campaign officials and Russian […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — George Papadopoulos, taken by surprise by FBI agents at an airport last summer, now tweets smiling beach selfies with a Mykonos hashtag. Rick Gates, for weeks on home confinement with electronic monitoring, gets rapid approval for a family vacation and shaves down his potential prison time. Michael Flynn, once the target of […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former top adviser to President Donald Trump’s campaign is expected to plead guilty in the special counsel’s Russia probe, a person familiar with the decision said Friday. The decision by Rick Gates could indicate he is planning to cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. The person said Gates, a longtime […]

Kwame Kilpatrick is not the first politician to be accused and convicted of a crime. Actually, he is in some pretty distinguished company. Sad but true. The list is long and the crimes vary from corruption, drugs, sexual misconduct, etc. as well as the prison sentences.  Here are just a few of the many who […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge said Monday that she was inclined to remove from house arrest two former aides to President Donald Trump’s campaign but would not do so until receiving more detailed financial information from them. Lawyers for Paul Manafort, who led Trump’s campaign for several months last year, and his business associate […]