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  • Mueller team claims Paul Manafort lied to prosecutors despite plea deal

    In November, special counsel Robert Mueller announced that former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort had violated his plea deal by lying. Newly released documents from Mueller's office reveal the extent of those alleged lies.What do the documents say?Konstantin Kilimnik was already a known person of interest in the Mueller investigation. Kilimnik is a Ukrainian national who was trained as a linguist by the Russian army and also has a background in Russian intelligence. It was already public...

  • Mueller backs up claim that ex-Trump campaign chief Manafort lied to investigators

    The 31-page document — filed in Washington, D.C. federal court by FBI Special Agent Jeffrey Weiland — appears to detail a "variety of subject matters" Mueller had accused Manafort of lying about.

  • Before Mueller, the FBI was investigating whether Trump was secretly working for Russia: NYT report

    Before special counsel Robert Mueller began his investigation into the Trump campaign, the FBI opened a counterintelligence inquiry to determine whether Trump was working against America's interests on Russia's behalf, according to The New York Times. The investigation was reportedly spurred by Trump's May 2017 firing of former FBI Director James Comey, and subsequent comments by Trump connecting the firing to the Russia investigation. Timeline of events: Trump fired Comey on May 9, 2017....