Politics

The number of jailed foreigners fell before Trump took office: Study

Before President Donald Trump took office in 2017, criminal alien incarcerations were on the decline inside U.S. The number of convicted inmates in federal prison without citizenship plunged about 22 percent coming from fiscal 2011 to 2016 — before Trump was inaugurated — according to a government watchdog’s study released Thursday. which drop outpaced the total federal inmate population, which ...

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Trump refuses to say if he will pardon ex-campign boss Paul Manafort

With Paul Manafort’s jury deliberating bank along with tax fraud charges, President Donald Trump refused to say Friday whether he would certainly pardon his ex-campaign chief. “I don’t talk about in which,” Trump told reporters on the White House’s South Lawn when asked about a pardon for Manafort. however Trump also said: “I think the item’s very sad what they’ve ...

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Judge in Paul Manafort trial said he’s been threatened

AP This particular Aug. 7, 2018 courtroom sketch depicts Rick Gates, right, testifying during questioning inside bank fraud as well as also tax evasion trial of Paul Manafort at federal court in Alexandria, Va. The judge will be T.S. Elliot III. Ellis said he will not Discharge the transcript of one sidebar conference which relates to an ongoing investigation, nevertheless ...

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Jurors in Paul Manafort trial to hear closing arguments

Dana Verkouteren | AP of which courtroom sketch depicts Rick Gates, right, answering questions by prosecutor Greg Andres as he testifies from the trial of Paul Manafort, seated second by left, at the Alexandria Federal Courthouse in Alexandria, Va., Monday, Aug. 6, 2018.  The jury from the bank fraud as well as conspiracy trial of President Donald Trump’s former campaign ...

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Donald Trump takes on fresh York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Twitter

President Donald Trump took to Twitter to deride the Democratic governor of his home state for having “a total meltdown” after the latter said at an event in which America “was never in which great.” “Can you believe This kind of will be the Governor of the Highest Taxed State inside U.S., Andrew Cuomo, having a total meltdown!” Trump said ...

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Trump says his tariffs are saving US steel industry

Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images President Donald Trump speaks about trade at US Steel’s Granite City Works in Granite City, Illinois July 26, 2018.  President Donald Trump believes his divisive metals tariffs will save the American steel industry — despite any pain the duties have caused so far. In an interview Wednesday with The Wall Street Journal, the ...

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Trump cites Russia probe as reason for revoking John Brennan clearance

President Donald Trump cited the ongoing probe into Russia’s attack on U.S. elections in 2016 as a reason he revoked the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan, a frequent critic of the president. In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, Trump made a more direct connection between his action against Brennan in addition to also the investigation ...

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Mueller proposes 1,000 exhibits for next trial of Paul Manafort

Judge Amy Berman Jackson, who will preside over the Washington trial, had given Manafort’s lawyers in addition to Mueller until next Monday to file a joint pretrial statement. which statement would likely detail their respective lists of proposed exhibits, list their expert witnesses, give an estimate of how long their respective cases will take to present to the jury, in ...

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Pro-Trump super PAC seeks Peter Thiel donations

A leading pro-Trump super PAC wants to add billionaire venture capitalist Peter Thiel to its list of high-profile donors, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter. that will will be unclear whether Thiel will contribute to America First Action despite his support for President Donald Trump inside the 2016 election. The group’s intentions make that will clear ...

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