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This courtroom sketch depicts defense lawyer Kevin Downing asking questions of Rick Gates, as former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, bottom right, listens during Manafort's trial on bank fraud and tax evasion at federal court in Alexandria, Va., Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018.

Jury to Decide Paul Manafort’s Fate on Fraud Charges

The jury in the first of one-time Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort’s criminal trials is deliberating Wednesday after prosecutors attached to Special Counsel Robert Muelller’s office and Manafort’s defense team delivered closing arguments.

Deputy U.S. Attorney General nominee Rod Rosenstein waits to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee March 7, 2017 in Washington, DC

Mueller Investigation Criticized in Congress for ‘Casting Too Wide of a Net’

During a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday, Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX) voiced a widespread concern about Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election by asking Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein if the scope of the investigation has widened far beyond its original charter.

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Mueller Grand Jury Investigating Top DC Lobbyists

WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s grand jury is investigating a prominent Democratic lobbyist and a former GOP congressman for their involvement in an influence campaign on behalf of Ukrainian interests tied to Paul Manafort, according to a person with direct knowledge of the investigation.

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Report: Podesta Group Is Company ‘B’ in Manafort Indictment

The Podesta Group is one of the two unnamed lobbying firms mentioned in the grand jury indictment of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his partner Rick Gates that was unsealed on Monday, sources told NBC News.

In this July 21, 2016 file photo, Rick Gates, campaign aide to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and a former business associate, Rick Gates, have been told to surrender to federal authorities Monday, according to reports and …

Five Things to Know About Paul Manafort Partner Rick Gates

The Special Counsel investigating Russian interference and potential collusion on Monday charged lobbyist and former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort and his longtime business partner Rick Gates with 12 counts associated with money laundering.

FILE - In this June 13, 2012, file photo then-FBI Director Robert Mueller listens as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Mueller took office as FBI director in 2001 expecting to dig into drug cases, white-collar misdeeds and violent crime. A week later was Sept. 11. Overnight, his mission …

After First Indictments, Still No Evidence of Trump Collusion with Russia

Special Counsel Robert Mueller unveiled the first charges in his investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election on Monday. But after two indictments and a guilty plea, there is still no evidence of any collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government, as Democrats and their media allies have hoped for months.