Harvest Prude

Harvest is a reporter for WORLD based in Washington, D.C.

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Mueller recommends no leniency for Manafort

by Harvest Prude
Posted 2/25/19, 12:34 pm

WASHINGTON—Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort “repeatedly and brazenly” broke the law for years, according to a sentencing memo special counsel Robert Mueller’s office released to the public on Saturday. Manafort pleaded guilty in September to two counts of conspiracy for his work as an unregistered political lobbyist for Ukraine. Prosecutors did not specify how much prison time Manafort should serve but advised against granting him leniency. He faces up to 10 years in prison on the charges.

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Judge issues gag order against Trump confidante

by Harvest Prude
Posted 2/22/19, 12:17 pm

WASHINGTON—A federal judge on Thursday issued a strict gag order forbidding Roger Stone, a longtime adviser to President Donald Trump, from discussing his criminal case. Stone pleaded not guilty Jan. 29 to seven charges of lying to Congress, witness tampering, and obstructing a congressional investigation into collusion between Russia and Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign. Last week, he posted an image on his Instagram account of U.S.

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IRS analyst illegally leaked Cohen documents

by Harvest Prude
Posted 2/22/19, 12:09 pm

The Justice Department on Thursday charged IRS analyst John Fry with illegally leaking to the media confidential banking records belonging to Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer. According to the federal complaint, Fry, who works out of the San Francisco office of the IRS, downloaded sensitive records last May containing information about Cohen’s banking activity.

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