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Mueller said Manafort’s crimes warrant up to 24.5 years in prison in a new court filing after Manafort’s plea deal was voided
Legal experts were flummoxed over why Manafort would lie to prosecutors when cooperating would have gotten him a more lenient sentence.
It's likely the questions Sarah Sanders was asked centered around conduct that took place after Trump became president.
"Maybe Manafort was lying because telling the truth would reveal something more sinister," said one lawyer.
William Barr is reportedly already weighing how much of the special counsel Robert Mueller's report in the Russia investigation he will make public.
The judge found that Manafort made materially false statements to prosecutors in three out of five instances outlined by Mueller's office.
"I will be shocked if anything regarding the president is made public, other than 'We're done,'" former Trump lawyer John Dowd said.
Acting AG Matthew Whitaker was spotted at Trump’s hotel hours after testifying to Congress about his oversight of the DOJ
Whitaker has faced intense scrutiny for his coziness with the White House, as well as his public criticisms of the special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, which he now oversees.
In a massive rebuke to Trump, Matthew Whitaker says the Mueller probe is proceeding according to its scope
Lawmakers want to know more about Whitaker's appointment; oversight of the Justice Department; and his refusal to recuse himself from the Russia investigation.
Trump said ‘you have to get rid of’ the Russia probe and parroted a Kremlin talking point in a wide-ranging interview
Trump said "you have to get rid of the Russia investigation," parroted a Kremlin talking point, downplayed the crimes members of his inner circle pleaded guilty to, and suggested he may object to the release of a final report in the Russia probe.
‘He’s doing the enemy’s job for them’: Current and former officials compare Trump to a toddler and say his attacks on the inte...
"It's like when my son threw temper tantrums when I told him he couldn't do something or if I said something he didn't like," said one FBI agent.