Political corruption

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaks to reporters after a news conference at the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation's Sala Burton Manor in San Francisco, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
August 22, 2018 - 2:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 3 p.m. The White House says President Donald Trump did nothing wrong the day after his former attorney Michael Cohen said Trump had directed him to make hush money payments to two women with the express purpose of "...
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaks to reporters after a news conference at the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation's Sala Burton Manor in San Francisco, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
August 22, 2018 - 2:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 2 p.m. President Donald Trump is defending the hush money payments made by his former attorney Michael Cohen to a pair of women, insisting, contrary to Cohen's guilty plea, that the effort wasn't "even a campaign violation."...
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaks to reporters after a news conference at the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation's Sala Burton Manor in San Francisco, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
August 22, 2018 - 1:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 1:30 p.m. The White House is rejecting calls from Democrats to delay confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Democrats say the hearings should be delayed following the conviction of Paul Manafort,...
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaks to reporters after a news conference at the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation's Sala Burton Manor in San Francisco, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
August 22, 2018 - 1:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 1:20 p.m. New York Rep. Jerrold Nadler, senior Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee, is urging Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte to hold immediate hearings on President Donald Trump's persistent attacks on the Justice...
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This courtroom sketch shows Paul Manafort listening to U.S. District court Judge T.S. Ellis III at federal court in Alexandria, Va., Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018. Manafort, the longtime political operative who for months led Donald Trump's winning presidential campaign, was found guilty of eight financial crimes in the first trial victory of the special counsel investigation into the president's associates. A judge declared a mistrial on 10 other counts the jury could not agree on. (Dana Verkouteren via AP)
August 22, 2018 - 12:04 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Paul Manafort, the longtime political operative who for months led Donald Trump's successful presidential campaign, was found guilty of eight financial crimes in the first trial victory of the special counsel investigation into the president's associates. A judge declared a...
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaks to reporters after a news conference at the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation's Sala Burton Manor in San Francisco, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
August 22, 2018 - 11:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 11 a.m. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi says impeaching President Donald Trump is "not a priority" for Democrats despite the conviction of Trump's former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, and the guilty plea of his former...
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Michael Cohen, center, leaves Federal court, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, in New York. Cohen, has pleaded guilty to charges including campaign finance fraud stemming from hush money payments to porn actress Stormy Daniels and ex-Playboy model Karen McDougal. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
August 22, 2018 - 9:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 9:28 a.m. President Donald Trump is accusing his personal attorney, Michael Cohen, of making up "stories in order to get a 'deal.'" The president's tweet Wednesday comes after Cohen pleaded guilty to campaign finance charges...
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Michael Cohen, center, leaves Federal court, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, in New York. Cohen, has pleaded guilty to charges including campaign finance fraud stemming from hush money payments to porn actress Stormy Daniels and ex-Playboy model Karen McDougal. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
August 22, 2018 - 9:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 9 a.m. President Donald Trump says he wouldn't recommend his former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen. Trump tweeted Wednesday: "If anyone is looking for a good lawyer, I would strongly suggest that you don't retain the services...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a rally Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, at the Civic Center in Charleston W.Va. (AP Photo/Tyler Evert)
August 22, 2018 - 9:01 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former personal attorney has pleaded guilty to campaign finance violations and implicated Trump in a campaign cover-up to buy the silence of women who said they had sexual relationships with him. Michael Cohen's admission has thrown Trump's presidency into...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a rally Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, at the Civic Center in Charleston W.Va. (AP Photo/Tyler Evert)
August 22, 2018 - 8:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former personal attorney has pleaded guilty to campaign finance violations and implicated Trump in a campaign cover-up to buy the silence of women who said they had sexual relationships with him. Michael Cohen's admission has thrown Trump's presidency into...
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