Mueller releases list of more than 500 pieces of evidence against Manafort

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s office on Wednesday released an itemized list of evidence prosecutors are considering for use against Paul Manafort as the former Trump aide’s Washington D.C. trial approaches. The list, first reported by Politico, contains about 500 items ranging from immunity agreements to texts between Manafort, Ukraine’s former president and a fellow U.S.…

Senate votes against Putin’s proposal to question Americans in exchange for…

The Senate on Thursday unanimously approved a non-binding resolution against making current and former diplomats available to the Russian government for questioning in exchange for cooperation with the Mueller probe. Why it matters: This is a blowing rebuke against President Trump who was initially considering the request from Russian President Vladimir Putin, calling it an…