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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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Michael Cohen ‘could have been clearer’ on pardon talks, attorney says

Michael Cohen ‘could have been clearer’ on pardon talks, attorney saysMichael Cohen's attorney said he "could have been clearer" while testifying about whether he sought a pardon from President Trump.



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NY attorney says feds probing his pardon talks with Cohen

NY attorney says feds probing his pardon talks with CohenNEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors have requested copies of communications Michael Cohen had with a New York attorney who broached the possibility of a pardon from President Donald Trump, the attorney said Wednesday.



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Cohen lawyer sends letter to Congress clarifying pardon talk

Cohen lawyer sends letter to Congress clarifying pardon talkNEW YORK (AP) — Amid talk that former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen again lied to Congress, Cohen's lawyer sent a letter Tuesday to the head of the House Oversight Committee clarifying Cohen's testimony that he never sought a pardon from the president.



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Trump news – LIVE: White House refuses to rule out Manafort pardon as Pelosi suggests impeachment 'too divisive'

Trump news - LIVE: White House refuses to rule out Manafort pardon as Pelosi suggests impeachment 'too divisive'The White House has refused to rule out Donald Trump issuing a presidential pardon to his ex-campaign manager Paul Manafort after the latter was sentenced last week to 47 months in prison for bank and tax fraud, crimes uncovered by FBI special counsel Robert Mueller during his Russia investigation.



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President Donald Trump won't say whether he will pardon Paul Manafort

President Donald Trump won't say whether he will pardon Paul ManafortPresident Trump did not address whether he is considering a pardon for Paul Manafort, who faces nearly four years in prison.



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The Latest: Cohen's lawyer says Trump team dangled pardon

The Latest: Cohen's lawyer says Trump team dangled pardonWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer (all times local):



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Trump says ex-lawyer Cohen asked him for a pardon, but he declined

Trump says ex-lawyer Cohen asked him for a pardon, but he declinedU.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday his former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, who has since turned against him and pleaded guilty to multiple crimes, had asked him directly for a pardon but was rejected. “Bad lawyer and fraudster Michael Cohen said under sworn testimony that he never asked for a Pardon. “Additionally, he directly asked me for a pardon.



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President Donald Trump and Michael Cohen call each other liars over pardon request

President Donald Trump and Michael Cohen call each other liars over pardon requestPresident Donald Trump says Michael Cohen asked him for a pardon in a Friday tweet, saying "He lied!" Cohen says it didn't happen that way.



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Michael Cohen's attorney said former lawyer sought Trump pardon

Michael Cohen's attorney said former lawyer sought Trump pardon"I have never asked for, nor would I accept, a pardon from President Trump," Cohen told the House Oversight and Reform Committee last week.



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