Lobbying

FILE - In this file photo dated Friday, Nov. 25, 2016, Ukraine's ousted president Viktor Yanukovych gestures as he speaks at a news conference in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. Ukrainian opposition lawmaker Serhiy Leshchenko, who helped uncover off-the-books payments to President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, said Saturday Feb. 24, 2018, a one-time Austrian chancellor was among the European politicians secretly paid to lobby for Ukraine and its then president Yanukovych. (AP Photo, FILE)
February 24, 2018 - 8:00 am
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — A Ukrainian opposition lawmaker who helped uncover off-the-books payments to President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman said Saturday that a one-time Austrian chancellor was among the European politicians secretly paid to lobby for Ukraine. The lawmaker's claim to The...
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FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort arrives at federal court in Washington. Recently unsealed criminal charges against President Donald Trump’s ex-campaign chairman could also pose legal risks for the banks that lent him millions of dollars. For years Paul Manafort has borrowed heavily against multiple properties in New York. The banks’ exposure could be worst of all for a bank dubbed “Lender B” in court papers. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
February 24, 2018 - 7:15 am
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — A Ukrainian opposition lawmaker who helped uncover off-the-books payments to President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman says a one-time Austrian chancellor was among the European politicians secretly paid to lobby for Ukraine. The lawmaker's claim to The Associated...
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Rick Gates leaves federal court in Washington, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. Gates, a former top adviser to President Donald Trump's campaign pleaded guilty in the special counsel's Russia investigation to federal conspiracy and false statements charges. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
February 24, 2018 - 12:32 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rick Gates' guilty plea to federal conspiracy and false-statements charges turns him from defendant to cooperating witness in the special counsel's probe of President Donald Trump's election campaign and Russia's interference. The plea by Gates, a former senior adviser to...
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Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School bus driver Pearlie Corker, gets a hug at the school as some teachers return for the first time since the shooting, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 in Parkland, Fla. Corker arrived at the school as Nikolas Cruz began to shoot students and teachers on February 14th, she stayed on the bus in front of the school praying for the students and teachers. The school is scheduled to reopen next week. (Charles Trainor Jr/The Miami Herald via AP)
February 23, 2018 - 11:37 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida officials have outlined their plans to make schools safer after a shooting that left 17 people dead last week, but some say they don't go far enough. Talia Rumsky is one of them. Rumsky was among those who traveled to Tallahassee on Wednesday to lobby lawmakers...
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Rick Gates leaves federal court in Washington, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. Gates, a former top adviser to President Donald Trump's campaign pleaded guilty in the special counsel's Russia investigation to federal conspiracy and false statements charges. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
February 23, 2018 - 7:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former senior adviser to President Donald Trump's election campaign pleaded guilty Friday to federal conspiracy and false-statements charges, switching from defendant to cooperating witness in the special counsel's probe of Trump's campaign and Russia's election interference...
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Rick Gates leaves federal court in Washington, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. Gates, a former top adviser to President Donald Trump's campaign pleaded guilty in the special counsel's Russia investigation to federal conspiracy and false statements charges. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
February 23, 2018 - 4:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former senior adviser to President Donald Trump's election campaign pleaded guilty Friday to federal conspiracy and false-statements charges, saying he will now cooperate in the special counsel's Russia investigation. The plea by Rick Gates revealed that he will help special...
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FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort arrives at federal court in Washington. Recently unsealed criminal charges against President Donald Trump’s ex-campaign chairman could also pose legal risks for the banks that lent him millions of dollars. For years Paul Manafort has borrowed heavily against multiple properties in New York. The banks’ exposure could be worst of all for a bank dubbed “Lender B” in court papers. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
February 23, 2018 - 3:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Russia investigation (all times local): 3:05 p.m. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman is maintaining his innocence after his longtime business associate pleaded guilty to federal charges. Paul Manafort says in a statement that the plea by Rick Gates...
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Rick Gates arrives at federal court in Washington, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. Gates, a former top adviser to President Donald Trump's campaign is scheduled to plead guilty in the special counsel's Russia investigation to federal conspiracy and false statements charges. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
February 23, 2018 - 2:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former top adviser to President Donald Trump's election campaign is to plead guilty to federal conspiracy and false statements charges Friday in the special counsel's Russia investigation. The plea by Rick Gates is a strong indication that he is planning to cooperate with...
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Rick Gates arrives at federal court in Washington, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. Gates, a former top adviser to President Donald Trump's campaign is scheduled to plead guilty in the special counsel's Russia investigation to federal conspiracy and false statements charges. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
February 23, 2018 - 1:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former top adviser to President Donald Trump's election campaign is to plead guilty to federal conspiracy and false statements charges Friday in the special counsel's Russia investigation. The plea by Rick Gates is a strong indication that he is planning to cooperate with...
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FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort arrives at federal court in Washington. Recently unsealed criminal charges against President Donald Trump’s ex-campaign chairman could also pose legal risks for the banks that lent him millions of dollars. For years Paul Manafort has borrowed heavily against multiple properties in New York. The banks’ exposure could be worst of all for a bank dubbed “Lender B” in court papers. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
February 22, 2018 - 8:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on investigations into the Trump campaign and Russia (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Paul Manafort, who led President Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign for several months, is denying new allegations made against him in an indictment brought by special counsel...
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