U.S. prosecutors say no leniency needed for Trump ex-aide Manafort

FILE PHOTO: Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort arrives for arraignment on a third superseding indictment against him by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on charges of witness tampering, at U.S. District Court in Washington, U.S. June 15, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File … Continue reading U.S. prosecutors say no leniency needed for Trump ex-aide Manafort

Trump administration denying, delaying more foreign skilled-worker requests

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration is denying and delaying more skilled-worker visa petitions than at any time since at least 2015, in keeping with its promise to increase scrutiny of foreign workers, according to data the government released on … Continue reading Trump administration denying, delaying more foreign skilled-worker requests

North Carolina judge rules voter ID, tax cap amendments unconstitutional

(Reuters) – A North Carolina judge on Friday ruled that two amendments, one requiring identification to vote and another capping the state income tax, were unconstitutional because racial gerrymandering meant that the state’s legislature was “illegally constituted.” Wake County Superior … Continue reading North Carolina judge rules voter ID, tax cap amendments unconstitutional

New York City preparing to charge Manafort in face of possible pardon: New York Times

FILE PHOTO: Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort arrives for arraignment on a third superseding indictment against him by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on charges of witness tampering, at U.S. District Court in Washington, June 15, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst//File Photo/File … Continue reading New York City preparing to charge Manafort in face of possible pardon: New York Times

Judge tightens gag order on ex-Trump adviser Stone, warning he could be jailed

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A visibly angry judge on Thursday ordered President Donald Trump’s former political adviser Roger Stone to stop speaking publicly about U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s criminal case against him or else he will be sent to jail … Continue reading Judge tightens gag order on ex-Trump adviser Stone, warning he could be jailed