graft and conflicts of interest

FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2016 file photo, Brad Parscale, who was the Trump campaign's digital director, waits for an elevator at Trump Tower in New York. President Donald Trump has named former digital adviser Brad Parscale as campaign manager of his 2020 re-election campaign. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
February 27, 2018 - 10:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The political strategist and online guru who was named President Donald Trump's 2020 campaign manager Tuesday has a close financial relationship with a penny-stock firm with a questionable history that includes longstanding ties to a convicted fraudster, according to an Associated...
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FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2016 file photo, Brad Parscale, who was the Trump campaign's digital director, waits for an elevator at Trump Tower in New York. President Donald Trump has named former digital adviser Brad Parscale as campaign manager of his 2020 re-election campaign. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
February 27, 2018 - 5:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The political strategist and online guru who was named President Donald Trump's 2020 campaign manager Tuesday has a close financial relationship with a penny-stock firm with a questionable history that includes longstanding ties to a convicted fraudster, according to an Associated...
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February 27, 2018 - 5:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — An Associated Press investigation reveals that the political strategist and online guru who was just named as President Donald Trump's 2020 campaign manager has a close financial relationship with a penny-stock firm tied to a convicted fraudster. Brad Parscale sold his digital...
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FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2018, file photo, Joseph Percoco arrives at Federal Court, in New York. Jurors in the bribery trial of Percoco, a former top aide to Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, may begin deliberations as early as next week. The government rested its case Thursday, Feb. 22, in federal court in Manhattan against Joseph Percoco and three businessmen. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 27, 2018 - 3:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on closing arguments in the trial of Joseph Percoco, a former top aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Defense lawyers at the bribery trial of a former top aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo say the government's troubled star witness is proof...
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Former Port Authority of New York and New Jersey chairman David Samson arrives for his sentencing at federal court, Monday, March 6, 2017, in Newark, N.J. He pleaded guilty last summer to bribery for pressuring United Airlines to resurrect a flight from Newark to South Carolina, where he has a weekend home. The airline was in negotiations with the Port Authority at the time. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
March 06, 2017 - 2:59 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The former head of one of the nation's most powerful transportation agencies and a longtime mentor to Gov. Chris Christie was sentenced Monday to four years of probation after admitting he pressured United Airlines to reinstate a flight route to give him easier access to his...
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FILE – In this July 14, 2016, file photo, David Samson, left, former chairman of The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, and one of his attorneys, Justin Walder, right, leave federal court after Samson pleaded guilty to bribery during a hearing in Newark, N.J. Samson, who resigned in March 2014, is scheduled to be sentenced Monday, March 6, 2017, for using his post to get United Airlines to run money-losing direct flights between Newark, N.J., and Columbia, S.C., saving him an hour's driving time to his weekend home. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
March 06, 2017 - 2:51 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of former Port Authority of New York and New Jersey chairman David Samson (all times local): 2:50 p.m. One of New Jersey's former political power players has been sentenced to four years of probation for a bribery scheme involving United Airlines...
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Former Port Authority of New York and New Jersey chairman David Samson arrives for his sentencing at federal court, Monday, March 6, 2017, in Newark, N.J. He pleaded guilty last summer to bribery for pressuring United Airlines to resurrect a flight from Newark to South Carolina, where he has a weekend home. The airline was in negotiations with the Port Authority at the time. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
March 06, 2017 - 12:58 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former New Jersey attorney general and mentor to Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is scheduled to be sentenced in federal court. David Samson pleaded guilty last summer to bribery for using his position as chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in...
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FILE – In this July 14, 2016, file photo, David Samson, left, former chairman of The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, and one of his attorneys, Justin Walder, right, leave federal court after Samson pleaded guilty to bribery during a hearing in Newark, N.J. Samson, who resigned in March 2014, is scheduled to be sentenced Monday, March 6, 2017, for using his post to get United Airlines to run money-losing direct flights between Newark, N.J., and Columbia, S.C., saving him an hour's driving time to his weekend home. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
March 06, 2017 - 12:31 am
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former New Jersey attorney general and mentor to Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is scheduled to be sentenced in federal court. David Samson pleaded guilty last summer to bribery for using his position as chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in...
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FILE – In this July 14, 2016, file photo, David Samson, left, former chairman of The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, and one of his attorneys, Justin Walder, right, leave federal court after Samson pleaded guilty to bribery during a hearing in Newark, N.J. Samson, who resigned in March 2014, is scheduled to be sentenced Monday, March 6, 2017, for using his post to get United Airlines to run money-losing direct flights between Newark, N.J., and Columbia, S.C., saving him an hour's driving time to his weekend home. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
March 06, 2017 - 12:26 am
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former New Jersey attorney general and mentor to Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie faces sentencing in federal court. David Samson pleaded guilty last summer to bribery for using his position as chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in 2012 to...
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March 05, 2017 - 9:02 am
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former New Jersey attorney general and mentor to Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie faces sentencing in federal court. David Samson pleaded guilty last summer to bribery for using his position as chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in 2012 to...
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