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Former Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort Sentenced To 7.5 Years In Prison For Conspiracy And Fraud

On Wednesday, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was sentenced to a total of seven and a half years in prison, after a federal judge rejected his appeal for no additional time. Within minutes of the sentencing, prosecutors in New York brought state charges against Manafort — a move that appeared to guard against the possibility that President Trump could pardon him. The president can pardon federal crimes, but not state offenses.. ...Read Full Story

‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli Accused Of Running Company From Prison

Martin Shkreli, 35, is being investigated by federal authorities for allegedly running his pharmaceutical business from behind bars. Nicknamed “Pharma Bro” for his behavior, the newest allegations stem from a Wall Street Journal report has suggesting Shkreli was using a contraband cellphone to secretly lead his company from within the thick walls of the Federal Correction Institution in Fort Dix, New Jersey.. ...Read Full Story

Ex-Trump Attorney Michael Cohen Sues Trump Organization Over Unpaid Legal Bills

President Donald Trump’s former lawyer and fixer, Michael Cohen, filed a lawsuit Thursday in New York City over unpaid legal bills. In a civil complaint filed in Manhattan Supreme Court, Cohen accused the Trump Organization of breaking a promise made in July 2017 to pay his legal bills while he was still employed by Trump. Cohen claims he’s owed $1.9 million to cover attorneys’ fees and other related costs.. ...Read Full Story

House Judiciary Chair Plans To Request Documents Regarding Probe Of Obstruction Of Justice By President Trump

On Sunday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said he plans to request documents from more than 60 people linked to the President, saying “it’s our job to protect the rule of law. That’s our core function. And to do that we are going to initiate investigations into abuses of power, into corruption and into obstruction of justice.”. ...Read Full Story