Paul Manafort at a Trump campaign event on July 18, 2016.Patrick Fallon/Zuma Wire Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. An Alexandria, Virginia, jury has found former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort guilty of tax and bank fraud. The jury deadlocked on 10 of the 18 charges against the Republican operative. The verdict arrived as Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, pleaded guilty to tax, bank, and campaign finance charges in a New York City courtroom. Manafort is the first defendant charged by Special Counsel Robert Mueller to be convicted in a trial. Several targets of Mueller’s probe, including Manafort’s longtime employee Rick Gates, who testified against Manafort, have pleaded guilty and cooperated with prosecutors. Manafort was charged with money laundering and evading taxes by disguising more than $30 million in income he received from the Ukrainian government and Ukrainian businessmen to … [Read more...] about Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort Found Guilty of Tax and Bank Fraud
Tax attorney washington dc
Attorneys for FPC and FPF submitted over 900 pages of analysis and supporting exhibits, including a video that shows the actual operation of a “bump-stock-device” on an AR-15 type firearm, in an extensive opposition that shows the Trump Administration’s unlawful proposed ban fails every test. /EIN News/ -- WASHINGTON, DC, June 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) and Firearms Policy Foundation (FPF) have announced that their extensive, 923-page opposition comment was filed with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) regarding the agency’s proposed rulemaking to ban “bump-stock” devices. The FPC Comment and its 35 exhibits can be viewed online in their entirety at https://www.firearmspolicy.org/fpc-fpf-opposition-atf-bump-stock-ban. The FPC Comment in opposition was filed on the groups’ behalf by attorneys Joshua Prince and Adam Kraut of Firearms … [Read more...] about Attorneys for FPC, FPF file 923-page opposition to ATF’s illegal ‘bump-stock’ ban proposal, demand hearing
Opinion Immigrants This article originally appeared on the ACLU's Speak Freely. People across the country filed their tax returns last week, glitches and all. If historical patterns hold up, this year’s taxpayers will include millions of undocumented immigrants. Federal law protects the confidentiality of tax information, but recently concerns have been expressed that the tax-related information immigrants and their employers provide the government could be used by the Trump administration as yet another immigration enforcement tool, and some evidence indicates a significant dip in the number of individuals filing their taxes. A copy of a IRS 1040 tax form is seen at an H&R Block office on the day President Donald Trump signed the Republican tax cut bill in Washington, DC on December 22, 2017 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Recommended Slideshows 51 In Pictures: The 50 Most Powerful Military Forces in the World 51 … [Read more...] about Is the IRS Sharing Tax Information to Deport Immigrants?
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Paul Ryan timeline: Wisconsin to Washington Here is a look at some key points in the life of House Speaker Paul Ryan, who announced his retirement Wednesday. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Nation's Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Published 5:15 p.m. ET April 11, 2018 | Updated 6:28 p.m. ET April 11, 2018 CLOSE House Speaker Paul Ryan has announced he will not run for re-election, which means Republicans will have to fill that void in order to keep their majority. USA TODAY CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE Here is a look at some key points in the life of House Speaker Paul Ryan, … [Read more...] about Paul Ryan timeline: Wisconsin to Washington
U.S. Donald Trump michael cohen Robert Mueller Russia investigation President Donald Trump called a raid of his personal attorney Michael Cohen’s home, office, and hotel room by the FBI on Monday (April 9) an “attack on our country” and mused about firing special counsel Robert Mueller. “It's, frankly, a real disgrace. It's an attack on our country, in a true sense. It's an attack on what we all stand for,” Trump said of the raid of his longtime Trump Organization attorney as he met with senior military leaders to discuss a chemical weapons attack in Syria on Monday evening. "Many people have said, 'You should fire him,'" Trump said of Mueller, who was appointed last May to carry out an independent investigation of Russia’s possible interference in the 2016 election. Investigators are examining whether the Trump campaign and the Kremlin were in contact. U.S. President Donald Trump receives a briefing from senior military leadership at the … [Read more...] about ‘Total Witch Hunt’: Trump Vents Fury at FBI Raid of His Attorney Michael Cohen’s Office