A federal judge in Alexandria on Thursday set a July 10 trial date for Paul Manafort, who faces tax and bank fraud charges.
Special counsel Robert Mueller files charges of tax evasion and bank fraud against US President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort and longtime associate Rick Gates.
Following Steve Bannon apologies for anti-Trump comments, book publisher says any effort by the president to suppress the book would be "flagrantly unconstitutional."
The US president's lawyer Charles Harder says comments made by Trump's former aide Steve Bannon in Michael Wolff's book "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House" are "defamatory."
Court documents say a member of Donald Trump's presidential transition team, identified by sources as Jared Kushner, told Michael Flynn to contact officials from Russia to veto or delay a UN resolution condemning Israeli settlements in Palestine.
The charges of alleged Russian meddling into the 2016 US presidential election emanate from the investigation being carried out by special counsel Robert Mueller.
The home of Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign manager came under raid by FBI agent a day after he met with staff members of the Senate Intelligence Committee over Russian meddling in the election.
Donald Trump Jr met the Russian lawyer during the presidential campaign last summer.
Trump overhauled his campaign team, hiring the head of a conservative news website to bolster his combative image and try to reverse poor opinion poll numbers.
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