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Ex-Trump campaign chief Lewandowski says 'happy' to testify before Congress

Ex-Trump campaign chief Lewandowski says 'happy' to testify before CongressPresident Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, said on Friday that he was “happy” to testify before the Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee as part of a congressional investigation of the Trump presidency. The panel, which is considering whether to recommend Trump’s impeachment, subpoenaed Lewandowski on Thursday as a witness to an alleged attempt by the president to impede former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation after the 2016 election. Now a private citizen, Lewandowski said he looked forward to the chance to testify as “a guy who’s going to fight back” against Democratic claims of wrongdoing by Trump.



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Ex-Trump campaign aide Papadopoulos says applied for pardon

Ex-Trump campaign aide Papadopoulos says applied for pardonFormer Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos, the first person charged in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, said on Tuesday his lawyers have applied for a pardon and that he may withdraw his guilty plea. “My lawyers have applied for a pardon from the president for me,” Papadopoulos said in an interview with Reuters, adding that the request was made a few days ago. Papadopoulos, who was plucked out of obscurity to work as a foreign policy adviser for Donald Trump’s presidential run, pleaded guilty in October 2017 to lying to the FBI about his communications with two Russian nationals and a Maltese professor with Russian ties while working on the campaign.



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From Russia to hush money: Court records offer new details on inquiries of ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen

From Russia to hush money: Court records offer new details on inquiries of ex-Trump lawyer Michael CohenUnsealed court records show authorities began investigating Michael Cohen in mid-2017 and suggest their inquiry is not concluded.



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Court filing: Ex-Trump aide Gates continues to cooperate

Court filing: Ex-Trump aide Gates continues to cooperateWASHINGTON (AP) — Rick Gates, a former Trump campaign aide and key cooperator in the special counsel's Russia probe, is not ready to be sentenced because he continues to help with "several ongoing investigations," prosecutors said in a court filing Friday.



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Ex-Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort, just sentenced to federal prison, faces new charges in N.Y. indictment

Ex-Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort, just sentenced to federal prison, faces new charges in N.Y. indictmentState prosecutors in New York revealed new fraud and conspiracy charges Wednesday against Paul Manafort, Donald Trump's former campaign chairman.



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Ex-Trump campaign boss Manafort sentenced to 47 months

Ex-Trump campaign boss Manafort sentenced to 47 monthsALEXANDRIA, 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.



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Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen wraps up congressional testimony

Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen wraps up congressional testimonyPresident Donald Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen testified before Congress again on Wednesday, a week after accusing his ex-boss of being a racist, a conman and a cheat in scathing public remarks. Cohen’s day-long appearance before the House Intelligence Committee on Thursday was held behind closed doors. It was the fourth and final scheduled interview with a congressional panel for Trump’s longtime lawyer and general fixer.



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Ex-Trump attorney calls Robert Mueller 'an American hero,' says probe not a 'witch hunt'

Ex-Trump attorney calls Robert Mueller 'an American hero,' says probe not a 'witch hunt'Former White House attorney Ty Cobb called special counsel Robert Mueller an "American hero" in an ABC News podcast interview.



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US judge grants ex-Trump lawyer prison delay

US judge grants ex-Trump lawyer prison delayA US judge on Wednesday granted a request by Michael Cohen, US President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, to delay the start of his prison term by two months. Cohen, 52, had been scheduled to report to prison on March 6 to begin a three-year sentence for fraud, tax evasion, illegal campaign contributions and lying to Congress. In a letter to Judge William Pauley, one of Cohen’s lawyers asked that the date be pushed back to May 6 so Cohen can recover from shoulder surgery and prepare for upcoming testimony before Congress.



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Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen to testify before House oversight panel next week

Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen to testify before House oversight panel next weekPresident Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen will testify in a public hearing before a U.S. congressional committee on Feb. 27 and the panel’s chairman said Trump’s business practices would be a focus of the testimony. Cohen had originally been scheduled to testify on Feb. 7 but his adviser Lanny Davis said he canceled because of threats against his family from Trump. “I am pleased to announce that Michael Cohen’s public testimony before the Oversight Committee is back on, despite efforts by some to intimidate his family members and prevent him from appearing,” House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings said in a statement.



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